Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: July 13-15

Bluegrass on the Banks This free event is an outdoor concert series showcasing a variety of bluegrass music on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month from May through September, and even some extras Fridays in September.  On Thursday, July 12 Chasen Little Group and Clint Campbell will be performing from 7 p.m. to…

Played on three surfaces, played by all ages

Sports Destination Management Magazine recognizes Owensboro as a city contributing to the comeback of women’s volleyball at high school and college levels.  Click here for the full article. Sports are a way of life in Owensboro, so much so that Sports Illustrated has named it the number one sports town in Kentucky. The city has…

CVB center not likely to move

It looks like the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau is going to stay put at 215 E. Second St. Earlier this year, city officials were talking about moving the agency to the second or third floor of the new Bluegrass Hall of Fame & Museum when it opens at Second and Frederica streets in…

Hops on the Ohio Festival

Owensboro’s beer lovers can raise a glass (or a few) to their favorite Kentucky brewery and explore the nation’s most popular brands!  Hops on the Ohio is the first annual beer festival held by the RiverPark Center and will take place on July 21 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Enjoy an afternoon of music,…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: July 6-8

Diamond Lake Resort Freedom Bash Put on your red, white and blue and show your patriotism! Diamond Lake Resort is hosting the Freedom Bash on Saturday, July 7 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.  Enter the pie eating contest and try your hand at “Chicken Chuckin”!  This weekend will be loaded with fun for the…

CVB gives tentative approval to downtown mural

The Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau has given the Chamber Young Professionals tentative permission to paint a large mural on the east side of its offices at 215 E. Second St. That’s the side that faces the Glover H. Cary Bridge. Austin Casebolt, an art teacher at Daviess County High School, told the CVB…