Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: January 28-30

Night at the Oscars

Who hasn’t dreamed of hearing the songs from their favorite films performed live? You’ll have that very chance on January 29 at A Night at the Oscars, where the Owensboro Symphony will roll out the red carpet and transport you right onto Hollywood Boulevard for a night of live music from some of the most iconic Oscar-winning and Oscar-nominated films of our generation. Songs and scores from movies like The Godfather, La La Land, The Lord of the Ringsand Titanic are just the tip of the iceberg (pun intended) for what this fabulous concert has to offer. Even better, the Owensboro Symphony will be joined by “the world’s most recorded piper in history,” Eric Rigler, as the featured soloist, making this a family-friendly show that you absolutely should not miss! Tickets are $42.50 and are selling quickly, so be sure to grab yours as soon as possible.

Your Perfect Day Wedding Show  

Everyone always thinks they’ll have plenty of time to prepare for their wedding, but the process can be stressful, time-consuming and just flat-out overwhelming at times. But the brides and grooms out there need not worry, because Your Perfect Day Wedding Show is coming to the Owensboro Convention Center on January 30, giving you the chance to collaborate with all the vendors you’ll need in a single setting. The show will feature a collection of area wedding professionals that are eager to meet you and help plan out your special day. You can sample food from caterers, design your bouquets and table settings and peruse through a variety of dresses and accessories. Plus, all brides can register to win some pretty snazzy door prizes, so it’s a win-win. Admission is $3 for adults and tickets will be available at the door. The exhibition runs from noon-4 p.m.

Live Music at Lil’ Nashville  

Andy Brasher’s done it again, packing his bar with country music talent through the entire weekend. Kicking off on Friday, Jan. 28, Jarred Green will open up at 6 p.m., followed by Randy Cruse & Reynolds Station—a band that blends country and southern rock—at 9:30 p.m. On Saturday, you can catch country artist Josh Mitcham performing live at 6 p.m. before the Rye Davis Band takes the stage at 9:30 p.m. And finally, you can treat yourself to Lil’ Nashville’s Bloody Mary Bar on Sunday at 11 a.m. with live music from Troy Miller kicking off at 4. This new music venue has already garnered a reputation for creating good times, good drinks and good sounds, so head to downtown Owensboro this weekend for these amazing performances!