Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: Aug 23-25

River Valley Cluster Dog Show

The River Valley Cluster Dog Show, sponsored by the Owensboro River City Kennel Club and Southern Indiana Kennel Club, returns during the third week of August at the Owensboro Convention Center in Owensboro, Kentucky.  Enjoy dog show events including all breed, rally/obedience, AKC owner handler, and B match Thursday, August 22 through Sunday, August 25 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Also check out all the awesome vendors on Saturday after Best in Show.  With over 500 feet of booth space, the shopping should satiate every dog lover’s needs.  Cheer on the best competition in the region and pamper your own pup afterward!


Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band

Get ready for a night of finger-pickin’ fun with the world-renowned country blues finger-style picker, Reverend Peyton!  The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum proudly hosts Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band on Saturday, August 24 at 7 p.m.  The band is composed of just Reverend Peyton, his wife Breezy Peyton, and Max Senteney, but together they perform one of the most powerful shows that’s developed their dedicated fan base.  Doors open at 5 p.m., so arrive early to buy from the open bar and concessions, tour the museum exhibits, and grab a seat!  The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum is also partnering with both the Holiday Inn Riverfront and the Hampton Inn & Suites Waterfront, conveniently located within walking distance from the museum, to offer exclusive room and event packages for the ultimate night out.  Click here for more information and ticket pricing.


5th Annual Emergency Services Gala

The 5th Annual Emergency Services Gala will take place on Saturday, August 24 at 6 p.m. at the Owensboro Convention Center.  This gala honors and recognizes those on the front lines and behind the scenes that work tirelessly every day to keep our communities safe.  Enjoy an evening filled with live entertainment, dinner, prizes, dancing, and a guaranteed good time.  Tickets start at $50 per person.  Call the Owensboro Convention Center Box Office now at (270) 687-8800.  Click here to purchase yours now!