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

Art by the Stars

The Museum of Fine Art hosts “Art by the Stars”, a unique gala benefit for the museum on Saturday, June 15 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  The evening will feature an exhibition and auction of works of art by a roster of “nonartists” known as “stars”, made up of business leaders, educators and elected officials. The stars have created their works of art with the help of some of the community’s most outstanding artists. Complementing this special visual arts event will be accompanied by live music from Pam and the Boys, a musical group led by City Commissioner Pam Smith-Wright.  The gala will also include a catered cocktail buffet and open bar. Tickets are $50 per person discounted to $40 per person for subscribers to the OMFA Friends of the Foundation and may be purchased by calling the museum at (270) 685-3181.

Red on the River

Join Girls Inc. for a night full of fun that supports a great cause!  Saturday, June 15, head to the RiverPark Center for the Red on the River Reverse Raffle & Party from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.  Dress out in your favorite red clothing and enjoy the event featuring music from DJ Shay, live painting by Aaron Kizer, hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, and the silent and live auction!  Grand Prize is $2,500!  Tickets for the event and reverse raffle are $50 and can be purchased by calling (270) 684-7833 or by contacting one of the Girls Inc. Board Members.  Doors open at 7 p.m.!


Tractor and Implement Show

The best tractors and implements around will be at Diamond Lake Resort on Saturday, June 15!  Both stock and modified tractors will be on display for event-goers and optional judging.  Bring any old or unused “stuff” to the annual yard sale and check out the collection for yourself– one man’s trash is another man’s treasure!  And don’t forget to enjoy some of the rodeo-inspired events and parade through the park while you’re there!  Call Diamond Lake Resort at (270) 229-4900 for more information!