Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: Sept. 14-16

2018 Owensboro Air Show

Friday through Sunday, September 14-16, all eyes will be on the skies over the Ohio River for the 2018 Owensboro Air Show!   From 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, view a wide range of military and civilian aircraft on static display and meet the pilots of these aircrafts at the Owensboro-Daviess County Regional Airport.  Performers will take to the sky at sunset for an air show performance followed by fireworks to end the night with a bang!  On Saturday and Sunday, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., catch performances showcasing vintage warbirds, aerobatic demonstrations, and military jets, including the amazing U.S. Navy Blue Angels.  Admission is $5 on Friday and FREE on Saturday and Sunday!  Bring chairs and blankets or find seating in McConnell Plaza and Smothers Park to enjoy the show!  Click here for more info.


3 Hearts of the Arts Festival

Are you a lover of the arts?  This is the event for you!  Join the Daviess County Public Library at the Towne Square Mall on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. for the 3 Hearts of The Arts Festival.  This festival aims to showcase the artistic gifts of all!  At the festival, there will be demonstrations and live musical performances throughout the day.  Items featured by local artists will include sculptures, pottery, drawings, photography, painting, jewelry, mixed medium and much more.  This is the perfect event for families to share their love of art and music and to enrich the community with local culture!


Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Celebration 2018

On September 13-16, the Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Celebration will return to the Monroe Family Homeplace, high on top of Jerusalem Ridge.  The Bill Monroe Foundation is hosting the festival in the natural amphitheater at the site where Bill Monroe, the “Father of Bluegrass”, was raised.  The festival will feature mostly traditional bluegrass with contemporary bluegrass mixed in.  Music begins at 3 p.m. on Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday through Sunday.  Bring your camper, tent, and lawn chairs and prepare for a weekend filled with music, fun and friends on the ridge!

Ticket prices vary.  Click here for more info and a complete lineup schedule! Every online ticket purchaser will be given a $10 festival merchandise voucher at the gate for use during the festival.