Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: October 25-27

Red White & Blue

Red, White and Blue, hosted by the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce, features short stump speeches from national, state and local candidates seeking political offices.  Head to the Daviess County Courthouse Front Lawn in downtown Owensboro on Thursday, October 25 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. to hear from incumbents and their challengers this year.  This non-partisan forum provides a great opportunity for the community to hear more about elected officials and their positions and generate conversation.  Do not miss out on this opportunity before November’s midterm election!

OSO Bohemian Beethoven Opening Night

On Saturday, October 27 at 7 p.m., the Owensboro Symphony returns for a monumental Opening Night of great music in the RiverPark Center’s Cannon Hall.  The performance highlights the mix of adventurous projects the symphony plans for the season, including two rock-star pieces, Queen’s iconic ballad Bohemian Rhapsody and Beethoven’s epic Fifth Symphony. It is an event that is guaranteed to lift the audience to their feet!  Click here to purchase Bohemian Beethoven concert tickets or call the OSO Box Office at (270) 687-2787.  For more information on the symphony’s fifty-third season and season ticket prices, click here!

Dwight Yoakam Live in Concert

Calling all country music fans!  Dwight Yoakam, a Kentucky native singer known for his pioneering style in country music, is performing at the Owensboro Convention Center on Friday, October 26 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.  His legacy over the last three decades includes 10 gold, platinum, or triple-platinum albums, and 14 top 10 Billboard hits, including “Streets of Bakersfield,” “Ain’t That Lonely Yet,” “Fast As You,” “Honky Tonk Man,” and “Guitars, Cadillacs.”  Tickets range from $37 to $77.  Note that seating is one-level, floor seating and not tiered.  Click here to purchase your tickets online, or call the Owensboro Convention Center Box Office at (270) 297-9932.