Western Kentucky Botanical Garden’s 10th Annual Award Winning “Dazzling Daylilies Festival 2019 with Balloons Over The Garden” takes place Thursday, June 20th – Saturday, June 29th. In addition to the enjoyment of the many everyday features of The Garden, a full schedule of other excitement has been planned!
Thursday, June 20th- Charcuterie Alongside The Daylilies; Chamber Young Professionals
Friday, June 21st – Dogs By The Daylilies, Calling All Canines
Saturday, June 22nd – Artists In The Garden; Children’s Activities; Various Circus Like Entertainment
Sunday, June 23rd – Cruise-In Car Show; Anything Goes Alongside The Daylilies; Sampler Foods “US Bank 2018 CBSS Servicing Cookbook
Monday, June 24th – Guided Daylily Tours
Tuesday, June 25th – Photography In The Garden; Lunch*Listen*Learn featuring Nellie Rarick Daylily Lecture
Wednesday, June 26th – Guided Hike For Kids, In/Out & Around The Daylilies & More
Thursday, Friday, June 27th & 28th – ROMP Hospitality & Daylily Tours
Saturday, Friday 29th – Daylily Sale; Music; Announcement of Name-A-Daylily Photography
Visit The Garden’s website and FaceBook page for other exciting news! It’s 10-days of fun, friends, family.
General Festival Admission
Members are FREE
Adults: $5, Seniors: $3
Students & Youths: $1
Main Event Admission (June 22nd) after 4 PM
All adults: $5, Under 12: free
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!
The 2nd Annual Owensboro Street Soccer Bowl will take place in Legion Park, June 17th thru June 23rd, in the evenings! Registration is now open, $200 if registered and paid in full by May 4th. After, the registration fee is $250 due by May 20th. To register contact Owensboro Parks and Recreation at (270) 687-8700, Nikos Agisilaou (270) 314-8157, or Christakis Agisilaou (270) 929-5648.
Division (3): Middle School, Ages 10-13; High School, Ages 14-17; Adult Open, Ages 18+. Each team is guaranteed 3 games with rosters of 10 players max (5v5). For more information, check us out on Facebook.
Get registered now! If you don’t want to participate, come on out and enjoy a good time watching the teams!
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.
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!
This youth version of the popular musical features students of Grades 3-12 in a fun filled production sure to be a hit with families! Wacky characters, colorful costumes, and music by Jeanine Tesori combine for a delightful trip to fantasyland.
SHREK THE MUSICAL, JR. will be performed at THE EMPRESS THEATER: June 14 and 15 at 7:00 PM, Sunday, June 16 at 2:00 PM, and again June 21 and 22 at 7:00, and Sunday the 23rd at 2:00.
Tickets are now on sale online or by calling TWO box office (270) 683-5333. Advance tickets are $20.00 adults and $18.00 students, $2:00 surcharge for all tickets purchased at the door.