O.Z. Tyler Distillery Joins the Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Calling all bourbon fanatics! It’s time to show the world what Owensboro, Kentucky is all about.  The O.Z. Tyler Distillery is officially joining the Kentucky Bourbon Trail on Monday, June 4 as a Heritage member.  O.Z. Tyler will be a part of the highest-ranking level in the organization alongside Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, Four Roses,…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: June 1-3

Downtown Cruise In Owensboro’s Cruise In comes to downtown on the first Saturday of each month April through October with monthly themes.  June’s theme is General Motors!  Enjoy the show from 3 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 2. Only a block from the beautiful Owensboro riverfront close to shopping, restaurants.  There will be chances to…

Sports study report expected mid-summer

Sam Migliano, an associate partner in Pinnacle Indoor Sports’ Toronto office, spent four days in Owensboro last week, talking to people in local sports associations about the need for more and better facilities. “We’re looking at both indoor and outdoor sports needs,” he said. “Regional as well as local needs.” In February, the CVB approved…

OMG!con

Have you picked out your character for OMG!con yet?  The largest video game expo of any anime event is returning again to take over the Owensboro Convention Center June 8-10.  The theme for 2018 is Overwatch!  This annual three-day event brings together anime, video games, tabletop, and general fandom for a weekend of fun and…

CRAVE Owensboro

Party with a purpose at CRAVE Owensboro on Friday, May 25 at 8 p.m.  CRAVE was created by a group of friends who wanted to create a fun, uplifting event in honor of a loved one passing away.  Their mission is to bring light to substance abuse and start a conversation. CRAVE is traveling across…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: May 25-27

St. Mary of the Woods Parish Picnic Come by St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church on Sunday, May 27 for the start of Owensboro’s parish picnics. Bring on the Bar-B-Q all summer long at Catholic churches across Daviess County. Picnics will take place through September.  Don’t miss the kick off at St. Mary of…

All ‘A’ baseball moving to Owensboro

The All ‘A’ Classic baseball state tournament is coming to Owensboro. The annual small-school competition has been in Lexington since its inception in 2004, but newly renovated Independence Bank Field at Chautauqua Park will take over as host for the foreseeable future. With the All ‘A’ softball state tournament already seeing success each year at…

Need for more sports facilities to be discussed

Norm Gill, a partner in Pinnacle Indoor Sports of Louisville, is scheduled to be in Owensboro next week, meeting with local sports organizations to discuss the community’s needs for sports facilities. In February, the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau approved a $12,500 contract with Pinnacle to determine what, if any, new facilities the community…

ROMP Festival 2018

Are you ready to ROMP??  Celebrating its 15th year, the River Of Music Party (ROMP) Festival will return to Owensboro’s Yellow Creek Park led by iconic artist, Alison Krauss, bluegrass and country music legend, Ricky Skaggs, the ‘Father of Newgrass,’ Sam Bush, and Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame member, Doyle Lawson.  The four-day music festival will take place June 27-30…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: May 18-20

Friday After 5 Kickoff Friends, family, fun and free…Your favorite summer-long series is back!  Friday After 5 kicks off this weekend with a jam-packed schedule from 5 p.m. to midnight.  From the RiverPark Center to the Owensboro Convention Center, downtown Owensboro will be filled with live bands, family events, food trucks and entertainment! Friday, May…