The Bourbon Review Calls Owensboro A Great Bourbon Weekend Escape

One of the most popular bourbon publications in the world, The Bourbon Review says the Owensboro is the perfect bourbon themed weekend escape.   Kentucky’s fourth largest city ranks even higher on charm, adventure, and we’re sure it’s the best bourbon-inclusive getaway destination you can plan to visit right now.  Owensboro, Kentucky is, from the…

Top Two Things To Do In Owensboro This Weekend: September 25-27

Symphony Stroll COVID-19 might have cancelled The Owensboro Symphony’s regular season of indoor concerts, but it hasn’t stopped their creativity.  On September 25 from 6-8 p.m., catch a free concert throughout the riverfront.  Symphony members will be scattered along the riverfront performing varying pieces of music, including brass quintets, string quintets, and an ensemble that…

‘Energy on Ice’ coming downtown

From 2004 to 2011, BB&T Plaza at the RiverPark Center became a giant skating rink, part of downtown’s “Winter Wonderland.” The event drew an estimated 25,000 to 30,000 people to downtown between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day each year. But it got to be too expensive and ended after eight years. On Nov. 27, a…

Top Two Things To Do In Owensboro: September 18-20

Day At The Garden Take your family to the prettiest place in Owensboro, The Western Kentucky Botanical Garden for a free lunch and stroll through the flowers.  On Saturday, Sept. 19 from 11 a.m. -12:30, people can drive thru the garden and get a free lunch for each family member until the lunches run out.…

CVB promoting ‘Operation Staycation

So, the CVB has launched “Operation Staycation” — incentives to get area residents to vacation in local hotels. “People love a good deal and are ready to get out and have some new adventures,” Chris Gendek, the CVB’s destination services director, said this week. “A staycation in Owensboro is a great recipe for that.” Dave…

Top Two Things To Do In Owensboro This Weekend: September 11-13

Theatre Workshop of Owensboro’s Presents Something’s Afoot Something’s Afoot opens at TWO’s Empress Theatre on Frederica on September 11 and runs September 11, 12, 18,19 at 7:30 p.m. and September 13 and 20 at 2 p.m. Want to laugh and cry?  Throw in some killer music and …Something’s Afoot.  Theatre Workshop of Owensboro presents its 2020-2021 season…

Outdoor ice rink coming to Owensboro as part of Winter Wonderland

Outdoor ice skating is coming back to Owensboro this winter. Through a local corporate partnership that will last through 2027, “Energy on Ice” will be an outdoor skating rink in downtown Owensboro created using no taxpayer money. The rink will be the main attraction for the new Winter Wonderland, an annual event that used to…

Top Two Things To Do In Owensboro This Weekend: September 4-6

What a weird world we’re living in.  But sometimes weirdness brings greatness.  Speaking of greatness, it’s Derby Week in Kentucky.  Normally the fastest two minutes in sports is the first weekend in May.  But, thanks to COVID-19, it’s the first weekend in September this year.  Here are two incredible ways to celebrate Kentucky’s greatest day…