Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: August 26-28

River Valley Dog Show    

This one’s for all the dog lovers out there! Each year, Owensboro welcomes hundreds of pups and their owners/trainers to compete in the River Valley Cluster Dog Show. This year’s show will be held August 25-28 at the Owensboro Convention Center. You’ll see tons of breeds participate and, even if you don’t have a dog competing in the show, you can enjoy over 500 feet of shopping space to satiate all your pup’s needs! Click here for a schedule of events. 

Concert on the Lawn       

Grab your lawn chairs and picnic blankets for this annual event held on the Kentucky Wesleyan College lawn! On August 27, US Bank and the Owensboro Symphony will bring “Concert on the Lawn” to life, featuring musical selections from The Little Mermaid, Enchanted, Mulan, Hook, Pirates of the Caribbean and Aladdin. Tables, chairs and dinner for up to eight people can be reserved for $150, while individual meals can be reserved at $25/person. Call 270-684-0661 (Ext. 113) for availability. The show runs from 6-10 p.m.

Beer Tasting    

If you’re into craft beer and breweries, then we’ve got the perfect place for you to check out this weekend! Head downtown to Owensboro’s Brew Bridge – the first local brewery to open in Owensboro over the last 100 years – to taste all kinds of delicious craft beer! The staff at Brew Bridge is always creating new and innovative beers, and you can try everything from a Vienna Lager to a dark lager to hazy New England-style Double IPA. There’s truly a beer for everyone at Brew Bridge.