Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: April 8-10

Dwight Yoakam     

Kick your weekend off a day early by seeing country music legend Dwight Yoakam perform live at the Owensboro Sportscenter on Thursday, April 7! Yoakam, a 21-time Grammy winner, has sold over 25 million albums worldwide, and his legacy over the last three decades includes 10 gold, platinum or triple platinum albums. The artist also boasts 14 Top 10 Billboard hits, including “Streets of Bakersfield,” “Ain’t That Lonely Yet,” “Honky Tonk Man” and “Fast as You.” This is going to be a concert to remember, so treat yourself to a night out in Owensboro and score tickets for this show at $100 a pop.

Easter Scavenger Hunt & Petting Zoo  

Spring Break is the perfect time to check out an Easter Scavenger Hunt & Petting Zoo that will be a blast for children and adults alike. Held at Cecil Farms Produce for two days on April 8 and 9, this event gives you a great reason to get out of the house after a long winter and enjoy the beauty of spring! Explore the farm with an Easter-themed scavenger hunt, pet and feed the farm animals, then head to the greenhouse to pick out your favorite ferns and plants. The event will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. both days and the cost is $5 per person.

Boro Brawl Nationals    

The Boro Brawl Nationals is pretty much exactly as it sounds. It’s a national wrestling competition that’s bringing in more than 100 student athletes from seven different states to duke it out on the mat for a day of physical skill and strength. This tournament gives wrestlers the chance to compete in more than two matches apiece, using pool play and brackets to place wrestlers at the end. The Boro Brawl will feature both boys and girls and will be held at the Owensboro Convention Center on April 9. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students and free to those five and under.