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The Nashville Songwriter

Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum

June 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for an evening of music under the stars!  Presented by Jagoe Homes, The Nashville Songwriter takes place June 17th in the outdoor stage area on our north lawn.   Seating will not be provided, so bring your own chair or blanket.  Gates open at 6:30 pm, concert begins at 7:00 pm.  Tickets are $10 each for general admission.  Bar and concessions will available during the concert in the outdoor stage area.On Thursday, June 17th, the Nashville Songwriter returns with Eric…

Owensboro Thoroughbreds vs. Dayton Flight

Owensboro Sportscenter

June 18

Friday After 5

Owensboro Riverfront

June 18 @ 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Friday After 5 is the award-winning, summer-long series of free outdoor concerts held every Friday on the eight block, stunningly beautiful Owensboro, Kentucky riverfront.  The festival includes live bands, family events, food trucks and entertainment.  Our signature “Toast to the Sunset” takes place right on the riverfront at every Friday After 5.  There are five venues of entertainment plus a fun, kid-friendly street fair and costume characters. Friday After 5 has been named a “Top Ten Summer Festival” in Kentucky…

Tractor & Implement Show & Yard Sale

Diamond Lake Resort

June 19

This event will bring the best tractors and implements from all over! Come see the "Show 'n Shine" with both stock and modified tractors! Judging will be optional. There will also be some "Rodeo" type events and a parade through the park!Also, If you need to clear out some of your old unused "stuff", bring it to our annual Yard Sale. Remember, one man's junk is another man's treasure!!

Boilin’ in the Boro

Owensboro Convention Center

June 19

This event is the largest annual fundraiser in the Make-A-Wish Western Kentucky Region.  All proceeds from Boilin’ in the Boro help grant the wishes of local kids facing a critical illness in Owensboro and the surrounding area.For sponsorship information, please contact Lisa Reeves, Senior Advancement Officer, at [email protected] or 270-570-0632 

12th Annual Dazzling Daylilies Festival Kick Off

Western Kentucky Botanical Garden

June 19 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

Our Weeklong Festival Kicks Off With A Full Day of Events -- 7:00 am - Owensboro Art Guild Plein Air event with artists painting live throughout The Garden ·     Daylily Dig bed is always available while The Garden gates are open -- starting at $10 a clump·     Yoga in The Garden at 8:00 am conducted by 270 Power Yoga 10:00 am - Tour of the daylilies. Call for reservations 270-993-1234 At 6:00 pmOur Festival Gears Up With Events For Everyone! The Star of our Festival is Our…

Dazzling Daylily Festival

Western Kentucky Botanical Garden

June 19 @ 8:00 am - June 26 @ 5:00 pm

Our weeklong Festival Kicks off with a full day of events on June 19th beginning with Owensboro Art Guild Plein Air event with artists painting live throughout The Garden beginning at 7am.Daylily Dig bed is always available while The Garden gates are open- starting at $10 a clumpYoga in The Garden at 8am conducted by 270 Power YogaTour of the daylilies at 10am call for reservations 270-993-1234At 6pm our festival gears up with the addition of the Real Hacienda Food…

Dazzling Daylilies Festival Rock Painting / Daylily Tour

Western Kentucky Botanical Garden

June 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

 Regular admission applies, members are free! No extra charge to paint rocks 10 a.m. to noon - rock painting1 p.m. Tour of the Daylilies with Dr. Bill TylerDaylily Dig bed open all day - prices begin at $10 per clumpName a Daylily- Bid online for your chance to name a daylily. You can honor someone you love and have a daylily officially named and registered with the American Daylily Society.

The Great Race

June 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Head to the downtown Owensboro riverfront for a once-in-a-lifetime car spectacle on Wednesday, June 23! The Great Race, the world’s premiere old car rally, will bring 120 of the world’s finest antique automobiles to town for the event, with the first car rolling into downtown starting at 5 p.m.   Join us as the 2021 Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty Drivers Club makes an evening stop at Veterans Boulevard in downtown Owensboro. See 120 of the finest vintage…

Dazzling Daylilies Festival The Garden After Dark

Western Kentucky Botanical Garden

June 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Live Music From Fat BoxA Blend of Rock, Funk, Blues, and JazzKristine Smith will be sharing her amazing flower arranging skills & hopes to provide wearable flowers for the nightAdmission will be $10 per person this night only and includestwo complimentary drink tickets.J's Good Grub food truck will be on site to feed you for additional cost, so come hungry and prepared for a unique night of entertainment among our Dazzling Daylilies!Daylily Dig bed open all day - Prices begin at $10 per…