Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: May 11-13

2018 International BBQ Fest

Be sure to head downtown on May 11 and 12 to celebrate Owensboro’s preview to summer, the International Bar-B-Q Festival!  Cheer on the fierce competition, enjoy the non-stop entertainment like the most famous competitive eater who’s ever lived, Joey “Jaws” Chestnut, and of course eat some Bar-B-Q! In addition to all the local favorites like Moonlite, Old Hickory and Ole South, sample tons of great Bar-B-Q from the competing cooking teams at the cook-off on Saturday. This is an event you won’t want to miss! Click here for more info.


Mommy and Me, Flowers & Food Celebration

Trunnell’s Highway 54 Market is hosting the Mommy and Me celebration on Saturday, May 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  This event will let moms and their kids create their very own Herb Container Garden complete with a pot, potting soil and a variety of herbs.  Herb growing, harvesting, and cooking tips will be shared by the expert garden staff!  After planting, guests may enjoy the free food celebration with savory samples using Trunnell’s products from the Dip Bar, Gourmet Cheese & Sausage Bar, Fresh Herb Bar, and Mini Sandwich Bar. All moms will receive a 10% discount on all items throughout our market and a free gift!


Rodney Atkins Live in Concert

Country music star Rodney Atkins is performing in concert on Saturday, May 12 at 8 p.m. at the Owensboro Convention Center.  After two decades in country music, the Tennessee native has released four records, sold over 10 million albums, and amassed six number one hits.  Atkins has a fifth album due out this year. Don’t miss your chance to see it all live this weekend! Click here for ticket information.