Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: Aug 3-5

Circus Classic Circus Classic will be coming to Diamond Lake Campground and Lake on Saturday, August 4 at 4 p.m. with a “true, animal free, traveling circus”.  Performed live, Circus Classic is staged in a 200 by 200 tent and features acrobats, contortionists, jugglers, clowns, trapeze artists and more.  Adult tickets are $15, children $5. …

Australian publication touts Owensboro

An Australian newspaper supplement has named Owensboro as one of the places Aussies should visit on a trip to America. The article — “The New USA Bucket List: 11 Top Places You Need to See” — lists Kentucky as one of those places. And under that heading, it says, “By now you will have built…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: July 27-29

Black in Blue Dinner & a Movie with Walk-of-Fame Induction Houston Hogg will be inducted into Owensboro’s Walk-of-Fame as part of the weekend festivities.  The induction will be held on Friday, July 27 at 7:45 p.m. at the Jagoe Homes Patio to honor Houston Hogg and his wife’s foster parenting of more than 200 children and…

Trolley and Lyft available for ROMP

Up to 12,000 bluegrass fans are expected to pour into Yellow Creek Park at Thruston on Saturday, June 30, for the final day of the 15th annual ROMP Fest. The big draw is both Alison Krauss and Sam Bush performing in the festival’s final hours. Parking could be a little tight. But Dave Kirk, destination…

Concert on the Lawn

Join Troy Quinn and the Owensboro Symphony for “An American Salute” at Concert on the Lawn.  The event is presented by US Bank and held at Kentucky Wesleyan College on Saturday, August 4 at 7 p.m.  Pack a picnic, grab your lawn chairs and blankets, and head to the lawn for this free community concert!…

Bourbon and Bluegrass Century

The Bourbon & Bluegrass Century, presented by Bicycle Owensboro, will take place on August 4. Celebrating the event’s third year, the ride benefits Dream Riders of Kentucky, Inc., a non-profit organization founded in 2003 that offers equine assisted activities and therapies to individuals of all ages who have special needs.  The cycling event consists of…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: July 20-22

Daviess County Lions Club Fair The 2018 Daviess County Lions Club Fair begins at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18 through Saturday, July 21.  Admission on Wednesday and Thursday is free for children under 3, $8 for children 3-12 and $10 for adults.  On Friday and Saturday, admission is $10 for children 3-12 and $12…

Playing the Field

Sportsdestination.com lists Owensboro, Ky as a notable baseball city with exceptional facilities. Read the full article here, or read the excerpt below. Owensboro, KentuckyBaseball is big in Owensboro. The city offers two large baseball/softball complexes and overall there are 17 diamonds operated by the Parks & Rec Department. In the past seven years, Owensboro has…

Sports betting bill filed in Senate

A bill that would allow Kentucky residents to bet on professional sports at horse tracks or at off-track betting facilities has been filed for consideration by state lawmakers in 2019. The bill was filed last week by Sen. Julian Carroll, a Frankfort Democrat, in response to a May U.S. Supreme Court ruling that said sports…

Daviess County Lions Club Fair

The 2018 Daviess County Lions Club Fair begins at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18 through Saturday, July 21.  Admission on Wednesday and Thursday is free for children under 3, $8 for children 3-12 and $10 for adults.  On Friday and Saturday, admission is $10 for children 3-12 and $12 for adults. Daily attractions include:…