The Harlem Globetrotters will perform live at the Owensboro Sportscenter for their Spread Game Tour and slam dunk contest with the Generals on January 6 at 7 p.m.! Known for their unbelievable athleticism and funny personalities, seeing the Globetrotters in person is a once-in-a-lifetime experience! What’s new about this year’s event? Well, the Globetrotters always rattle the rim with the best slam dunks in the country, but this year, they’ll face off against the Generals for a dunk contest. This year’s event also features a ton of LOL-worthy moments due to some extensive training the Globetrotters received from Broadways experts. After the game, fans get the chance to snag autographs from team members! Tickets are $23 and are available at the Owensboro Convention Center Box Office, by phone at 270-297-9932 or online.
The American Cornhole Organization (ACO) is the worldwide governing body for the sport of cornhole, and they will be in Owensboro this weekend to hold the ACO Owensboro Major as part of its 17th season. The tournament will run January 7-8 from 9-6 p.m. for most events, featuring some of the country’s best cornhole players in womens’, seniors’, co-eds’ and juniors’ divisions. Over $5,000 guaranteed purse for majors means these players are competing for some big cash, so come out to see them play!
Downtown Pub Crawl
What better way to enjoy the weekend than grabbing a drink and supporting an amazing cause? Because that’s what the Downtown Pub Crawl is all about this Saturday, with all ticket sales going directly to Owensboro’s Puzzle Pieces, a nonprofit focused on providing a safe environment and promoting independence for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Brasher’s Lil’ Nashville, The Pub on Second, The Brew Bridge and Don Mario’s will all be participating in this event. Those who participate will get arm bands and a free koozie! The Downtown Pub Crawl kicks off January 8 from 4:30-11 p.m. To purchase tickets, simply Venmo $10 to @HoseHandlers.