Sports study recommends turf infield, indoor facility

No new outdoor facilities needed In February, the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau approved a $12,500 contract with Pinnacle Indoor Sports of Louisville for a study of the community’s needs for sports facilities. “We are at a critical point,” Mark Calitri, CVB president, said at the time. “Our challenge is to be able to…

Back Woods Ball

The Western Kentucky Botanical Garden invites you to the Back Woods Ball on Friday, Sept. 21 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Big Independent Warehouse.  That’s located right off of West Parish Avenue.  Attire is “country casual” for this fun night filled with live music, dinner, dancing and a silent auction to benefit…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: Sept 7-9

Eastbridge Art Festival The Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph are hosting the Eastbridge Art Festival at Maple Mount on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 8 and 9 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  This two-day festival showcases more than 70 unique artists. Explore local art of all kinds from pottery and paintings to jewelry and photography. …

CVB getting Owensboro attention from state

The Owensboro-Daviess County Convention and Visitors Bureau has taken over the Kentucky Tourism’s Facebook page and Instagram this week. A posting Sunday on the state agency’s Facebook page says, “Takeover Alert! Starting tomorrow, our friends at Visit Owensboro are taking over our Facebook and Instagram for the week! Follow along for an inside look at…