Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: April 9-11

Dan Tyminski

Grammy Award Winner Dan Tyminski will perform two shows at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum on Saturday, April 10 at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tyminski has left his mark on bluegrass music playing guitar and mandolin for Alison Krauss and Union Station since 1994. His voice famously accompanies George Clooney’s performance of “I’m A Man of Constant Sorrow,” in the film, Oh Brother, Where Art Thou.  Tyminski and his top-tier band are ready to perform your favorite traditional bluegrass jams as well as new material from his latest projects. There’s no better way to spend you Saturday – grab your tickets now!


Boro Brawl Nationals

The Boro Brawl is a national wrestling competition held on April 10 and 11 at the Owensboro Convention Center, Owensboro’s state-of-the-art facility with over 100,000 sq. ft. of space. The event will run from 9 a.m. on April 10 to 5 p.m. on April 11. Click here to see the complete schedule of events. Currently, there are roughly 400 competitors attending representing 11 different states. Registration for competitors will end Wednesday, April 7 at noon CST. Out of town visitors can find special event rates for their hotel stays here.And when the competition isn’t taking place, don’t forget to explore all that Owensboro has to offer right within walking distance! Just across the street from the Convention Center is Brew Bridge where the whole family can find good food and drink, as well as Escape Today, an escape room, arcade, and axe throwing facility perfect for entertaining the kids. Or, visit our world-class riverfront for a leisurely walk along the Ohio River and Smothers Park, our award-winning park and water-play area. Don’t forget- there’s a plethora of delicious restaurants and even shopping just a short walk away!


Mile Wide Beer Co.

Mile Wide Beer Co. is the perfect spot for a drink during the weekend. Mile Wide, Owensboro’s second beer brewery, has about 24 beers on tap at the moment, all brewed by Mile Wide. Come on in, get comfy, and enjoy a pint or two. Or, try a beer flight from their onsite taproom; pick four six-ounce pours from their wide selection of on tap and canned beers for you and your friends to test out. Beer flights at Mile Wide are only $8! Mile Wide Beer Co. is closed Sunday and Monday, and open from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.