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Aug
3
Sat

Mike Snider, Grand Ole Opry Star in Concert Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Mike Snider, Grand Ole Opry Star in Concert @ Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

Doors open at 5 pm, show starts at 7 pm.  Bar and concessions will be open at 5 pm, exhibits will available for pre-show touring.  Bundle museum admission with your tickets for a discounted rate. 

Snider began playing old-time banjo at age 16 after hearing a Flatt & Scruggs album.  Soon after, he became the Tennessee State Bluegrass Banjo Champion, then won the Mid-South Banjo Playing Contest. Snider’s popularity grew with appearances on The Nashville Network’s (TNN) Nashville Now alongside Ralph Emery, and as a cast member of the syndicated comedy variety show Hee Haw, which he joined in 1987.  In 1990, six years after his Opry debut, the legendary Minnie Pearl inducted Snider as a member of the Grand Ole Opry.  Snider continues to entertain Opry audiences in the comedic traditions of Pearl, Rod Brasfield, Jerry Clower, and others.

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Aug
4
Sun

Owensboro-Daviess County Motorsports Festival Kentucky Motor Speedway

Aug 4 all-day
Owensboro-Daviess County Motorsports Festival @ Kentucky Motor Speedway | Whitesville | Kentucky | United States

A full weekend of racing-related activities kicks off at Windy Hollow Raceway Park on Friday August 2, 2019 followed by a family fun day at the SportsCenter on Saturday and wrapping up with a full county wide race event ending at Kentucky Motor Speedway on Sunday August 4, 2019. Fans, new and old, will get the opportunity to meet their favorite drivers, interact with members of the community, and learn more about the sport that has captivated the country for more than 130 years. Whether you’re a fan of circle track racing, straight line racing, downhill racing or a good old fashioned demolition derby, there will be plenty of racing action spanning the county to satisfy anyone looking for family fun. We are also excited to announce the return of several very well known faces to Owensboro to lend their hand and an autograph or two to help show support of this great sport and tradition.

Friday, August 2, 2019:  Windy Hollow Speedway, 4731 Windy Hollow Road – Dirt Track Racing 

Saturday, August 3, 2019: Owensboro Sportscenter, 1215 Hickman Avenue – Family Fun

Sunday, August 4, 2019:  Kentucky Motor Speedway, 8135 Haynes Station Road, Whitesville, KY 42378 – Asphalt Racing 

For more details, check see Owensboro-Daviess County Motorsports Council webpage and Facebook page!  Mark your calendars!

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Movies on The River-Dumbo RiverPark Center

Aug 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Movies on The River-Dumbo @ RiverPark Center | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

Free Event!

Movies Begin at Dusk

Join us for Movies on the River where families come together for FREE movies and fun on the riverfront!
Concessions will be available, please do not bring coolers, pets. Family! Fun! Friends! FREE!
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Aug
6
Tue

Owensboro Regional Farmers’ Market Owensboro Regional Farmers' Market

Aug 6 @ 6:30 am – 12:00 pm
Owensboro Regional Farmers' Market @ Owensboro Regional Farmers' Market | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

The 2019 Market Season will open Saturday, April 20 thru November 2 at the corner of Triplett Street and Parish Avenue, 1205 Triplett St. 

Hours – 1205 Triplett Street:
​April 20 thru November 2, Saturdays 8:00 am – 12:00 pm.
June 4 thru October 31, Tuesday and Thursday 6:30 am – 12 :00 pm.

Thursday Evening Market, June 13, July 11, August 8 from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

May 15 thru August 28, a satellite market is also located at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, 1201 Pleasant Valley Road, on Wednesday from 1:30pm – 5:00pm.

Both locations have parking lots for your convenience. All vendors accept cash, most will accept personal checks, and some will accept credit/debit cards. The Market also accepts SNAP/EBT payments as well as credit cards.  More detailed information is available on their website.  Check it out!

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St. Martin Catholic Church Picnic St. Martin Catholic Church

Aug 6 @ 4:00 pm
St. Martin Catholic Church Picnic @ St. Martin Catholic Church | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

St. Martin Catholic Church Picnic

Tuesday, August 6th 

Serving at 4:00 PM; Drive – Thru BBQ

 

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Aug
7
Wed

Owensboro Regional Farmers’ Market Owensboro Health

Aug 7 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Owensboro Regional Farmers' Market @ Owensboro Health | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

The 2019 Market Season will open Saturday, April 20 thru November 2 at the corner of Triplett Street and Parish Avenue, 1205 Triplett St. 

Hours – 1205 Triplett Street:
​April 20 thru November 2, Saturdays 8:00 am – 12:00 pm.
June 4 thru October 31, Tuesday and Thursday 6:30 am – 12 :00 pm.

Thursday Evening Market, June 13, July 11, August 8 from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

May 15 thru August 28, a satellite market is also located at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, 1201 Pleasant Valley Road, on Wednesday from 12:00pm – 4:00pm.

Both locations have parking lots for your convenience. All vendors accept cash, most will accept personal checks, and some will accept credit/debit cards. The Market also accepts SNAP/EBT payments as well as credit cards.  More detailed information is available on their website.  Check it out!

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Aug
8
Thu

Owensboro Regional Farmers’ Market Owensboro Regional Farmers' Market

Aug 8 @ 6:30 am – 12:00 pm
Owensboro Regional Farmers' Market @ Owensboro Regional Farmers' Market | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

The 2019 Market Season will open Saturday, April 20 thru November 2 at the corner of Triplett Street and Parish Avenue, 1205 Triplett St. 

Hours – 1205 Triplett Street:
​April 20 thru November 2, Saturdays 8:00 am – 12:00 pm.
June 4 thru October 31, Tuesday and Thursday 6:30 am – 12 :00 pm.

Thursday Evening Market, June 13, July 11, August 8 from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

May 15 thru August 28, a satellite market is also located at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, 1201 Pleasant Valley Road, on Wednesday from 1:30pm – 5:00pm.

Both locations have parking lots for your convenience. All vendors accept cash, most will accept personal checks, and some will accept credit/debit cards. The Market also accepts SNAP/EBT payments as well as credit cards.  More detailed information is available on their website.  Check it out!

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Owensboro Regional Farmers’ Market Owensboro Regional Farmers Market Pavilion

Aug 8 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Owensboro Regional Farmers' Market @ Owensboro Regional Farmers Market Pavilion | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

The 2019 Market Season will open Saturday, April 20 thru November 2 at the corner of Triplett Street and Parish Avenue, 1205 Triplett St. 

Hours – 1205 Triplett Street:
​April 20 thru November 2, Saturdays 8:00 am – 12:00 pm.
June 4 thru October 31, Tuesday and Thursday 6:30 am – 12 :00 pm.

Thursday Evening Market, June 13, July 11, August 8 from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

May 15 thru August 28, a satellite market is also located at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, 1201 Pleasant Valley Road, on Wednesday from 1:30pm – 5:00pm.

Both locations have parking lots for your convenience. All vendors accept cash, most will accept personal checks, and some will accept credit/debit cards. The Market also accepts SNAP/EBT payments as well as credit cards.  More detailed information is available on their website.  Check it out!

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Aug
9
Fri

Bluegrass in the Park & Folklife Festival 2019 Audubon Mill Park

Aug 9 – Aug 10 all-day
Bluegrass in the Park & Folklife Festival 2019 @ Audubon Mill Park  | Henderson | Kentucky | United States

The 34th annual Bluegrass in the Park & Folklife Festival is set for August 9-10, 2019, in Henderson, Kentucky. The award-winning Bluegrass in the Park Folklife Festival returns this year for a weekend of live music, children’s activities, food, folklife displays and more. The festival features two days of free bluegrass music and activities in an incredible riverfront setting.

This year’s line-up is said to feature both traditional and progressive bluegrass acts, starting Friday at 4 p.m. On Saturday, the day of events kicks off with Breakfast in the Park at 7 a.m. with music and special events taking place all day. Cost of all events at the festival are free.  

For more information call 270-826-3128 or visit  Bluegrass in the Park ,  or visit Henderson Tourism Commission to see other Henderson events going on this summer! Just a short 25 minute scenic drive from downtown Owensboro.  A great friends and family day trip!

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Friday After 5 Owensboro Riverfront from the RiverPark Center through Smothers Park to the Owensboro Convention Center

Aug 9 @ 5:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Friday After 5 @ Owensboro Riverfront from the RiverPark Center through Smothers Park to the Owensboro Convention Center

Where the Weekend Begins!

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 and has won the prestigious Messenger-Inquirer Reader’s Choice Platinum Award for “Best Community Event” for five consecutive years.

Free! Family! Friends! Fun!

Detailed information on schedule and venues is available on the Friday After 5 website.  Visit www.fridayafter5.com and the FA5 Facebook page!

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Rosine Barn Jamboree Rosine Barn

Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Rosine Barn Jamboree @ Rosine Barn | Rosine | Kentucky | United States

The Rosine Barn Jamboree is located at 8205 Blue Moon of Kentucky Hwy (US 62) in Rosine, KY. 

On the National Register of Historic Places, the Rosine Barn offers live bluegrass music & dancing every Friday night.  Opens on Friday evening April 5th, then each Friday night to the second weekend in December.

Doors open at 5:30pm. There is open mic from 6-7pm, then the Show starts at 7pm!  Information please contact 270-363-9425.  Bring your lawn chair for when seating gets scarce!

Selected  “one of the 52 Places to Visit in 2016” by the New York Times.

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Riverfront Live! Holiday Inn Riverfront

Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Riverfront Live! @ Holiday Inn Riverfront | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

RIVERFRONT LIVE! Owensboro’s newest Friday night attraction!  Music lovers are invited to the Riverfront Stage at the Holiday Inn Owensboro & Burger Theory’s patio every Friday night beginning May 17 thru August 30, from  7-10 PM.  Riverfront Live is free and open to the public!  Great regional and local talent will be featured over the 16 week period, see the complete entertainment schedule available on the Holiday Inn Riverfront FaceBook page.  Also, check out the food and drink specials offered by Burger Theory weekly!  

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The Importance of Being Earnest by TWO Trinity Centre

Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm
The Importance of Being Earnest by TWO @ Trinity Centre | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

Friday & Saturday, August 9 & 10 at 7:00 PM

Sunday, August 11, at 2:00 PM, Trinity Centre, 407 W 5th Street.

You will LOVE our talented teens in Oscar Wilde’s  comedy of manners, widely considered one of the funniest plays ever written!  A tale of misunderstanding, mistaken identity and downright absurdity, this production features young players 14 to 20 years old.  Directed by TWO Education Coordinator Thad Mayhugh, we can tell you IN EARNEST this show will make for a WILDE evening of theatre!

Tickets are $12.00 for adults, $9.00 for students plus $2 surcharge, on sale now online or by calling TWO box office (270) 683-5333.

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Aug
10
Sat

Kentucky Church Softball State Tournament Panther Creek Park

Aug 10 all-day
Kentucky Church Softball State Tournament @ Panther Creek Park | Hamilton | Ohio | United States

Kentucky Church Softball State Tournament held August 10th.

Panther Creek Park, 5160 Wayne Bridge Road, Owensboro, KY 42301

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7th Annual Dancing With Our Stars Owensboro Style Owensboro Convention Center

Aug 10 @ 6:00 pm
7th Annual Dancing With Our Stars Owensboro Style @ Owensboro Convention Center | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

Get ready for the 7th Annual Dancing with OUR Stars, where Owensboro celebrities take the dance floor in support of the Boulware Mission at the Owensboro Convention Center on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 6:00 PM.

Join us for a fun-filled evening, as six local celebrities and their partners perform for your pleasure in competition for the coveted mirror ball trophy.  Also, this year we will have a special treat as our Spotlight Couple perform for the audience.  Voting is the very important in this competition!  People’s choice votes count 50% towards each couple’s overall score.  The couple with the highest combined total of judges’ points and people’s choices votes will be this year’s mirror-ball champions.  Check out the event website for information and instructions to cast your ballot!  

Doors open: 5:00pm;  Dinner: 6:00pm with the Dance Competition to follow; Semi-formal Attire is requested.

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Lanham Brothers Jamboree Fiddle Extravaganza Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm
Lanham Brothers Jamboree Fiddle Extravaganza @ Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

Brothers Randy and Barry Lanham celebrate roots music, clogging, and Kentucky arts with the Lanham Brothers Jamboree at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum on Saturday, August 10th, beginning at 7:00 PM.  Fiddle Extravaganza features special guests David Morris, Annabelle Watts, Mackenzie Bell, Mark Shelton and the Foot Stompin’ Express Cloggers.  Country and Bluegrass Music, Clogging and Square Dancing, audience participation with comedy will all be featured in the family-friendly show. This show is taped for public television.

Doors open at 5 pm, show starts at 7 pm.  Bar and concessions will be open at 5 pm, and exhibits will available for pre-show touring.  Bundle museum admission with your concert tickets for a discounted rate.  Tickets are now on sale online or by calling the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum (270) 926-7891.  

 

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Live On The Banks! Smothers Park- Overlook Stage & Allen Street Pavilion

Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Live On The Banks! @ Smothers Park- Overlook Stage & Allen Street Pavilion | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

LIVE on the Banks is a FREE Outdoor Concert Series.  The Overlook Stage at Smothers Park in Downtown Owensboro will feature some of the finest LOCAL and REGIONAL Performing Artists & Entertainers, every Saturday evening, May 18 through September 28.

“Live on the Banks” is a FREE, FAMILY event, open to the public, for all ages, and is presented by the City of Owensboro! Family! Fun! Free! Friends!

Join us on Saturday Evenings at the Overlook Stage at Smothers Park and the Allen Street Pavilion.

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The Importance of Being Earnest by TWO Trinity Centre

Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm
The Importance of Being Earnest by TWO @ Trinity Centre | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

Friday & Saturday, August 9 & 10 at 7:00 PM

Sunday, August 11, at 2:00 PM, Trinity Centre, 407 W 5th Street.

You will LOVE our talented teens in Oscar Wilde’s  comedy of manners, widely considered one of the funniest plays ever written!  A tale of misunderstanding, mistaken identity and downright absurdity, this production features young players 14 to 20 years old.  Directed by TWO Education Coordinator Thad Mayhugh, we can tell you IN EARNEST this show will make for a WILDE evening of theatre!

Tickets are $12.00 for adults, $9.00 for students plus $2 surcharge, on sale now online or by calling TWO box office (270) 683-5333.

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Luau Hosted by Owensboro Ballroom Dance Club Kentucky National Guard Armory

Aug 10 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Luau Hosted by Owensboro Ballroom Dance Club @ Kentucky National Guard Armory | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

The Owensboro Ballroom Dance Club invites you to join them on August 10th, at the Kentucky National Guard Armory for the Hawaiian Luau Dance.  Come learn a few new moves, enjoy a delightful evening of fun and dance with your friends, meet new friends in a warm friendly happy atmosphere!  

Dancing starts at 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM, come earlier, bring a snack enjoy a great time!

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Aug
11
Sun

The Importance of Being Earnest by TWO Trinity Centre

Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm

Sunday, August 11, at 2:00 PM, Trinity Centre, 407 W 5th Street.

You will LOVE our talented teens in Oscar Wilde’s  comedy of manners, widely considered one of the funniest plays ever written!  A tale of misunderstanding, mistaken identity and downright absurdity, this production features young players 14 to 20 years old.  Directed by TWO Education Coordinator Thad Mayhugh, we can tell you IN EARNEST this show will make for a WILDE evening of theatre!

Tickets are $12.00 for adults, $9.00 for students plus $2 surcharge, on sale now online or by calling TWO box office (270) 683-5333.

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Rural Life Celebration-Diocese of Owensboro Owensboro Convention Center

Aug 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Rural Life Celebration-Diocese of Owensboro @ Owensboro Convention Center | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

The Rural Life Committee for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Owensboro Kentucky is holding their 17th annual Rural Life Celebration at the Owensboro Convention Center on Sunday, August 11.   A free meal will be served at 5:00pm followed by a short program and special awards.

Contact Diocese of Owensboro or Owensboro Convention Center for more information.

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Aug
13
Tue

Owensboro Regional Farmers’ Market Owensboro Regional Farmers' Market

Aug 13 @ 6:30 am – 12:00 pm
Owensboro Regional Farmers' Market @ Owensboro Regional Farmers' Market | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

The 2019 Market Season will open Saturday, April 20 thru November 2 at the corner of Triplett Street and Parish Avenue, 1205 Triplett St. 

Hours – 1205 Triplett Street:
​April 20 thru November 2, Saturdays 8:00 am – 12:00 pm.
June 4 thru October 31, Tuesday and Thursday 6:30 am – 12 :00 pm.

Thursday Evening Market, June 13, July 11, August 8 from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

May 15 thru August 28, a satellite market is also located at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, 1201 Pleasant Valley Road, on Wednesday from 1:30pm – 5:00pm.

Both locations have parking lots for your convenience. All vendors accept cash, most will accept personal checks, and some will accept credit/debit cards. The Market also accepts SNAP/EBT payments as well as credit cards.  More detailed information is available on their website.  Check it out!

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Lunch, Listen & Learn Western Kentucky Botanical Garden

Aug 13 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Lunch, Listen & Learn @ Western Kentucky Botanical Garden | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

Join us for lunch and a seminar entitled “More Than Smoothies” with Sandra Mendez a member of  Gene’s Health Food Team!

Reservations please, see reservation link above or visit the WKBG website!  Hurry!

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Aug
14
Wed

Owensboro Regional Farmers’ Market Owensboro Health

Aug 14 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Owensboro Regional Farmers' Market @ Owensboro Health | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

The 2019 Market Season will open Saturday, April 20 thru November 2 at the corner of Triplett Street and Parish Avenue, 1205 Triplett St. 

Hours – 1205 Triplett Street:
​April 20 thru November 2, Saturdays 8:00 am – 12:00 pm.
June 4 thru October 31, Tuesday and Thursday 6:30 am – 12 :00 pm.

Thursday Evening Market, June 13, July 11, August 8 from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

May 15 thru August 28, a satellite market is also located at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, 1201 Pleasant Valley Road, on Wednesday from 12:00pm – 4:00pm.

Both locations have parking lots for your convenience. All vendors accept cash, most will accept personal checks, and some will accept credit/debit cards. The Market also accepts SNAP/EBT payments as well as credit cards.  More detailed information is available on their website.  Check it out!

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Aug
15
Thu

Owensboro Regional Farmers’ Market Owensboro Regional Farmers' Market

Aug 15 @ 6:30 am – 12:00 pm
Owensboro Regional Farmers' Market @ Owensboro Regional Farmers' Market | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

The 2019 Market Season will open Saturday, April 20 thru November 2 at the corner of Triplett Street and Parish Avenue, 1205 Triplett St. 

Hours – 1205 Triplett Street:
​April 20 thru November 2, Saturdays 8:00 am – 12:00 pm.
June 4 thru October 31, Tuesday and Thursday 6:30 am – 12 :00 pm.

Thursday Evening Market, June 13, July 11, August 8 from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

May 15 thru August 28, a satellite market is also located at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, 1201 Pleasant Valley Road, on Wednesday from 1:30pm – 5:00pm.

Both locations have parking lots for your convenience. All vendors accept cash, most will accept personal checks, and some will accept credit/debit cards. The Market also accepts SNAP/EBT payments as well as credit cards.  More detailed information is available on their website.  Check it out!

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An Evening with Pretty Polly Daviess County Public Library

Aug 15 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
An Evening with Pretty Polly @ Daviess County Public Library | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

Jessie Payo and Leeann Skoda – aka Pretty Polly – will play songs from their latest record, Smoking Gun. 

Playing in the Adult Programming Area 7:00 pm-8:00 pm

The music of Pretty Polly melds the soul of old school American roots and the craft of contemporary songwriting. The duo (made up of Los Angles singer-songwriters Jessie Payo and Leeann Skoda)  met at a show in Pomona, CA on Valentine’s Day 2014 where they were both performing separately. They quickly  bonded over American folk music. Each singer-songwriters in their own right, they soon began to combine their sets and perform together as a duo. They have since played hundreds of shows across Southern California and beyond. Their debut studio record Smoking Gun was released in May 2018.

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Aug
16
Fri

“Street Legends” Car Show 2019 Diamond Lake Resort

Aug 16 all-day
"Street Legends" Car Show 2019 @ Diamond Lake Resort | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

Since 2007, this annual event has been voted one of the top 20 events in the South Eastern United States, and has become one of the premiere automotive events in the tri-state area. As many as 600 cars will be on display! With lots of fun and entertainment for the entire family, plan to spend the whole day at Diamond Lake Resort!  

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Friday After 5 Owensboro Riverfront from the RiverPark Center through Smothers Park to the Owensboro Convention Center

Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Friday After 5 @ Owensboro Riverfront from the RiverPark Center through Smothers Park to the Owensboro Convention Center

Where the Weekend Begins!

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 and has won the prestigious Messenger-Inquirer Reader’s Choice Platinum Award for “Best Community Event” for five consecutive years.

Free! Family! Friends! Fun!

Detailed information on schedule and venues is available on the Friday After 5 website.  Visit www.fridayafter5.com and the FA5 Facebook page!

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Rosine Barn Jamboree Rosine Barn

Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Rosine Barn Jamboree @ Rosine Barn | Rosine | Kentucky | United States

The Rosine Barn Jamboree is located at 8205 Blue Moon of Kentucky Hwy (US 62) in Rosine, KY. 

On the National Register of Historic Places, the Rosine Barn offers live bluegrass music & dancing every Friday night.  Opens on Friday evening April 5th, then each Friday night to the second weekend in December.

Doors open at 5:30pm. There is open mic from 6-7pm, then the Show starts at 7pm!  Information please contact 270-363-9425.  Bring your lawn chair for when seating gets scarce!

Selected  “one of the 52 Places to Visit in 2016” by the New York Times.

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Riverfront Live! Holiday Inn Riverfront

Aug 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Riverfront Live! @ Holiday Inn Riverfront | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

RIVERFRONT LIVE! Owensboro’s newest Friday night attraction!  Music lovers are invited to the Riverfront Stage at the Holiday Inn Owensboro & Burger Theory’s patio every Friday night beginning May 17 thru August 30, from  7-10 PM.  Riverfront Live is free and open to the public!  Great regional and local talent will be featured over the 16 week period, see the complete entertainment schedule available on the Holiday Inn Riverfront FaceBook page.  Also, check out the food and drink specials offered by Burger Theory weekly!  

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Aug
17
Sat

“Street Legends” Car Show 2019 Diamond Lake Resort

Aug 17 all-day
"Street Legends" Car Show 2019 @ Diamond Lake Resort | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

Since 2007, this annual event has been voted one of the top 20 events in the South Eastern United States, and has become one of the premiere automotive events in the tri-state area. As many as 600 cars will be on display! With lots of fun and entertainment for the entire family, plan to spend the whole day at Diamond Lake Resort!  

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Becca Greenwell Skills Clinic Owensboro Catholic High School

Aug 17 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Becca Greenwell Skills Clinic @ Owensboro Catholic High School | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

The BG Skills Clinic offers elite basketball instruction in a fun, learning environment.  Through on court skills instruction led by WNBA player Becca Greenwell, players will have the opportunity to improve the basics of offensive and defensive skills, footwork and ball handling.  The skills players learn can help them on the court and in life.

Saturday, August 17th at Owensboro Catholic High School, cost is $60.

Session 1:  9am-12p, Grades 2-6 boys and girls

Session 2: 1pm-4pm, Grades 7-12 boys and girls

**Players should bring their own basketballs**

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Building Bridges for Families: Special Needs Expo Owensboro Convention Center

Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Building Bridges for Families: Special Needs Expo @ Owensboro Convention Center | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

The  Building Bridges Expo is an opportunity for community agencies to collaborate in providing information about resources and services that will assist families in supporting a loved one with a disability.  The Expo will include non-profit organizations dedicated to serving the special needs community, as well as state and private agencies that offer resources in the following areas: Advocacy & Support, Early Childhood, Education, Futures Planning, Health, Service providers, Sports & recreation, Transition, and Waivers.   There is no charge to attend the Expo. 

Registration for the 2019 Expo is now open.  We encourage vendors to register early as space is limited to 100 tables.  If you have questions about the event, please contact Cindy HustonDirector, Technology and Resource Center @ 270-852-1488 or [email protected] 

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27th Annual Multicultural Festival First Presbyterian Church

Aug 17 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
27th Annual Multicultural Festival @ First Presbyterian Church | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

Each year, on the 3rd Saturday of August, First Presbyterian Church hosts the Owensboro Multicultural Festival on their front lawn. The 21st Annual Multicultural Festival will be on August 17th, 2019, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm and is free for the whole community. We hope to foster the understanding and respect of our similarities and differences so that we may build a stronger community.

The festival includes entertainment with vocal and instrumental music, dance, storytelling, demonstrations, and traditional costume from around the world.  There will be informational booths prepared by individuals or groups in the community who are from or who have traveled throughout the world who will talk with you freely about their experiences.  Bring your appetite!  Included is a food court offering food from around the world. 

Be sure to mark this event on your calendar! Visit the above website for more information!

 

 

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Concert On The Lawn “Sports Orchestrated” Kentucky Wesleyan College Front Lawn

Aug 17 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Concert On The Lawn "Sports Orchestrated" @ Kentucky Wesleyan College Front Lawn | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

Continuing a beloved tradition of bringing great live music into the local community, the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra presents Concert on the Lawn “Sports Orchestrated” themed “Salute to Sports” on August 17, 2019 at 7:00 PM.  The annual concert takes place on the front lawn of Kentucky Wesleyan College, 3000 Frederica Street, with the festivities beginning at 5:30 pm.

The event is free to attend, the Symphony will offer seating options for those who would rather come and enjoy the performance without having to pack up their chairs, tables and dinners, chairs and dinner for 8 can be reserved for $275.  A table and eight chairs only for $125.  Individual meals (no seating) can be reserved for $20 a person. The meal will include Bourbon Glazed Pork Tenderloin, Home-style Vegetables, Fruit Cobblers and Tea/Lemonade. Buffet meals will not be sold on the night of the event – they must be purchased in advance by calling the Symphony at 270-684-0661, extension 111. Reservations must be made prior to August 12, 2019.

The Symphony will be playing the best in sports music as the orchestra performs all the favorites from the National Anthem to Chariots of Fire, themes from the NFL and NBA and many more!!  For those with a creative flare-have fun with the “Salute to Sports” table decoration contest!!!  A great evening on the lawn with friends and family!

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Elvis & Country Legends Tribute Show Diamond Lake Resort Good Time Theater

Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Elvis & Country Legends Tribute Show @ Diamond Lake Resort Good Time Theater | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

ELVIS & COUNTRY LEGENDS TRIBUTE SHOW

Starring Brad McCrady as Elvis Presley, featuring Barry Potter & Hillbilly Heart, special guests to be announced.  Tickets $12 in advance or $15 at the door plus tax.  Children 12 and under FREE with paid adult.

Family! Fun! Great Music!  Come on out to Diamond Lake Resort Good Time Theater for a great SHOW!

 

 

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Live On The Banks! Smothers Park- Overlook Stage & Allen Street Pavilion

Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Live On The Banks! @ Smothers Park- Overlook Stage & Allen Street Pavilion | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

LIVE on the Banks is a FREE Outdoor Concert Series.  The Overlook Stage at Smothers Park in Downtown Owensboro will feature some of the finest LOCAL and REGIONAL Performing Artists & Entertainers, every Saturday evening, May 18 through September 28.

“Live on the Banks” is a FREE, FAMILY event, open to the public, for all ages, and is presented by the City of Owensboro! Family! Fun! Free! Friends!

Join us on Saturday Evenings at the Overlook Stage at Smothers Park and the Allen Street Pavilion.

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Three Dog Night in Concert Owensboro Sportscenter

Aug 17 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Three Dog Night in Concert @ Owensboro Sportscenter | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

Legendary music icons, Three Dog Night will be in concert on Saturday, August 17 at 8pm!  Celebrating nearly 5 decades, Three Dog Night claims some of the most astonishing statistics in popular music. In the years 1969 through 1974, no other group achieved more top 10 hits, moved more records or sold more concert tickets.

Three Dog Night had 21 consecutive Top 40 hits, including 3 #1 singles, 11 Top 10’s, 18 straight Top 20’s, 7 million-selling singles and 12 straight RIAA Certified Gold LPs. The hits appeared on best-selling charts in all genres (pop, rock, and country), songs like “Mama Told Me (Not To Come)”, “Joy to the World”, “Black and White”, “Shambala” and “One” serve to heighten Three Dog Night’s continuing popularity.

Tickets will go on sale on Friday, April 19 at 10am.  Tickets are $45, $69, $79, and $99 and will be available online at OwensboroTickets.com, at the Owensboro Convention Center Box Office, or charge by phone at 270-297-9932.  Additional processing fees apply to all ticket sales.

VENUE AND EVENT INFO:
Doors: 7:00PM  Show: 8:00PM
Parking: $10 (cash only) in the Owensboro Sportscenter parking lot.
Concessions: The Owensboro Sportscenter offers the sale of soft drinks, pizzas, hamburgers, hotdogs, and many other concession items as well as alcoholic beverages (must be 21 to purchase alcohol and must show valid ID).
Security: The Owensboro Sportscenter is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for our guests to enjoy their visit.  As such, there will be a bag check prior to entry to the show, so please allow for additional time.

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Aug
18
Sun

Mike Adams At His Honest Weight Performance Daviess County Public Library

Aug 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mike Adams At His Honest Weight Performance @ Daviess County Public Library | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

Live Music at the Daviess County Public Library

Mike Adams of Mike Adams At His Honest Weight will perform songs from his latest Joyful Noise Recordings release, There Is No Feeling Better. 

Performance is 3:00 pm-4:00 pm. 

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Aug
20
Tue

Owensboro Regional Farmers’ Market Owensboro Regional Farmers' Market

Aug 20 @ 6:30 am – 12:00 pm
Owensboro Regional Farmers' Market @ Owensboro Regional Farmers' Market | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

The 2019 Market Season will open Saturday, April 20 thru November 2 at the corner of Triplett Street and Parish Avenue, 1205 Triplett St. 

Hours – 1205 Triplett Street:
​April 20 thru November 2, Saturdays 8:00 am – 12:00 pm.
June 4 thru October 31, Tuesday and Thursday 6:30 am – 12 :00 pm.

Thursday Evening Market, June 13, July 11, August 8 from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

May 15 thru August 28, a satellite market is also located at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, 1201 Pleasant Valley Road, on Wednesday from 1:30pm – 5:00pm.

Both locations have parking lots for your convenience. All vendors accept cash, most will accept personal checks, and some will accept credit/debit cards. The Market also accepts SNAP/EBT payments as well as credit cards.  More detailed information is available on their website.  Check it out!

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