Nature Camp Joe Ford Nature Center

Jun 12 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Nature Camp @ Joe Ford Nature Center | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

If you love learning about nature, things in nature, and being surrounded by nature, the Nature Camp program is for YOU! We have a lot of exciting things planned as we start the new Nature Camp programs in 2019.

You may sign up to attend any or all of the programs held on Wednesday, June 5th.  Camp programs 9:00 am-11:30 am will be our younger campers 7-10 years of age and 1:00 pm-3:30 pm for 11-13 years of age. If you are a Junior Naturalist each program that you attend, you will receive one credit toward your Junior Naturalist status. After you receive twelve credits, you are officially considered a Junior Naturalist. 

For more information email [email protected] .  Register online at  Camp size is limited to 20 campers per time, so be sure to schedule before camp fills up.


2019 W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival Audubon Mill Park

Jun 12 @ 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm
2019 W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival @ Audubon Mill Park | Henderson | Kentucky | United States

The Annual W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival is set to blow away Blues Lovers again!  With an incredible lineup of the greatest blues artists you will ever see –Audubon Mill Park on the Ohio River in Henderson, Kentucky will be the place. It all kicks off Wednesday, June 12th @ 5PM! Go ahead, check out the Event Schedule and mark your calendar for June 12-15, 2019 when Henderson will be the center of the Blues universe! Taste delicious barbecue and other festival food from local vendors with a mardi gras-style street strut, lectures, dance classes and a lot more!!

Enjoy a day trip from Owensboro, just a short scenic 30 minute drive!!

Owensboro Regional Farmers’ Market Owensboro Health

Jun 12 @ 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!