Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: March 9-11

The Grind Session World Championships

The Owensboro Sportscenter hosts The Grind Session World Championships from Thursday, March 8 to Sunday, March 11. Organizers say The Grind Session is the first-ever winter circuit of elite high school basketball events.  This tournament will be full of future NBA all-stars and D1 athletes.

Many of the 200 players competing in this tournament are nationally ranked and already have major Division I college scholarship offers. Some of the most recognizable names and faces you’ll see in Owensboro this weekend are Charles Bassey, ESPN’s number three ranked player in the class of 2019, Kyree Walker, ESPN’s number six ranked player in the class of 2020, and Luguentz Dort, ESPN 5-star player and Arizona State signee.

Click here for the complete tournament schedule!

Cork and Cuisine – Hometown Flavor

Come enjoy a 5-course food, wine, and spirits pairing event that is all about Owensboro’s Hometown Flavor!  This exciting event will be hosted at the Owensboro Convention Center on Thursday, March 8 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Each course will be prepared by a chef from some of your favorite places to dine – including The Miller House, Lure Seafood and Grille, The Famous Bistro, and Fetta Specialty Pizza & Spirits! And with it being Cork & Cuisine, each course is expertly paired with a wine or spirit!  Click here to view the Hometown Flavor menu and make your reservation. Don’t miss this truly unique dining experience!


Owensboro’s Got Talent

Calling all talent! Owensboro wants you! One of Theatre Workshop of Owensboro’s most popular events, Owensboro’s Got Talent returns for the first round Saturday, March 10.  Performances follow every Saturday at 7 p.m. until the grand finale on March 31! All performances will be at The Empress Theatre.  Cash prizes will be awarded for First, Second and Third Place. For further info regarding registration or tickets, click here or call the T.W.O. Box Office at (270) 683-5333.  

T.W.O. looks forward to another exciting show with some fabulous local performers!