Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: July 30- Aug 1

Owensboro Artifact Show

Explore artifacts from across the country that are thousands of years old at this weekend’s Owensboro Artifact Show at the Owensboro Convention Center. Admire, sell, or trade items from hundreds of vendors at this Native American artifacts and ethnography show on Friday, July 30 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, July 31 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday is “Dealer Day” and admission is $15 while Saturday is free and open to the public. Records show that some of these artifacts are more than 12,000 years old and experts will be at the show to identify different pieces. Even take home a souvenir like coins, knives, fossils, jewelry or other collectibles! There’s something for everyone at the Owensboro Artifact Show!


4th Annual 80’s Rock the Dam Fest

Ready to rock n roll? Grab some friends and head to the Beaver Dam Amphitheater on Saturday, July 31 for the 4th Annual 80’s Rock the Dam Fest! This year’s lineup is stacked, featuring SEBASTIAN BACH, Lita Ford, and all of the original members of the BulletBoys. Tickets start at $39.50 for a spot on the lawn, but don’t forget your chairs and blankets! Concessions and a full bar will be available, and food and beverage services are provided for pod seating. Remember– stay in Owensboro and shuttle to the festival for discounted hotel room rates through this link and forget the hassle of driving to and from the show. Click here to purchase tickets now– it’s going to be a show that rocks your world!


Silent Disco at Mile Wide Beer Co.

If you missed Owensboro’s first silent disco of the summer, you definitely don’t want to miss out this weekend! Louisville Silent Disco partners with Mile Wide Beer Co. to host a socially distant silent disco along 2nd this Saturday, July 31 from 9 p.m. to midnight. The event takes place from St. from Daviess St. to St. Ann. Flip through three different channels of music– typically hip hop, top 40 pop music, and either country or 90s throwbacks– that are tailored to the audience using color-coded headphones. See a group jamming out? Just change your headset to the same color and join the party. This event is open to all ages, but those 21 and over should grab a beer at Mile Wide and enjoy worry-free fun all night long!