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Sep
14
Sat
Sep
20
Fri

KWC-Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Dinner Owensboro Convention Center

Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
KWC-Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Dinner @ Owensboro Convention Center | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

Kentucky Wesleyan College celebrates the Athletic Hall of Fame Induction with an Induction Ceremony and Dinner at the Owensboro Convention Center on Friday, September 20, 2019.  Reception begins at 6:00 PM with dinner served at 6:30 PM. 

Cost per person is $40. Tickets are on sale now, see above link or visit Kentucky Wesleyan 2019 Homecoming Celebration website.

Congratulations to the Inductees for the Class of 2019!

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Sep
21
Sat

12th Annual Power Run OMU Customer Service Center

Sep 21 @ 6:30 am – 12:00 pm
12th Annual Power Run @ OMU Customer Service Center | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

OMU Power Run, September 21st

6:30–7:00 a.m. — Registration and Runner Packet Pick Up  with Race Starting at 7:00 PM.

The event will begin and end at OMU’s Customer Service Center at 2070 Tamarack Road.  This event takes place on a flat/fast course.

Runners and walkers are invited and encouraged to participate. Awards ceremony will follow the run.

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Sep
28
Sat

KWC Car & Truck Show Kentucky Wesleyan College

Sep 28 all-day
KWC Car & Truck Show @ Kentucky Wesleyan College | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

Kentucky Wesleyan College will host their all-time favorite annual car and truck show on Saturday, September 28th.  Registration will be from 8am-12pm, open to all years/models of cars, trucks and unique vehicles.  Entry fee is $20.  Enjoy lots of fun activities for the whole family including: 50/50 half pot, vendors, full concessions, music, door prizes, inflatables, raffle, luxury vacation give-away, big screen TV giveaway, and much more!!  

Awards presentation will be at 3:00pm for all categories.  For more information and registration, visit www.kwc.edu/cartruckshow.

 

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Middle School Softball State Tournament Panther Creek Park

Sep 28 all-day
Middle School Softball State Tournament @ Panther Creek Park | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

Middle School Softball State Tournament on September 28th & 29th

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

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Tri-State Pickle Festival Yellow Creek Park

Sep 28 all-day
Tri-State Pickle Festival @ Yellow Creek Park | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

The Owensboro Pickleball Association will hold the inaugural Tri-State Pickle Festival on Saturday, September 28th at Yellow Creek Park.  The festival will included a variety of attractions for the family with a free concert in the evening featuring winner of season 11 of “The Voice”, Sundance Head.  Special guests include Troy Miller, Alonzo Pennington and WildSky.

Pickle Festival activities include the Pickle 5K in the morning, a competition for the largest grown pickle or cucumber, as well as a pickle juice chug.  Bounce houses, food trucks, craft vendors and carnival rides will be set up throughout the festival site.

“Owensboro Idol” singing competition for ages 16 and over will be held on the small stage, judged by Ron Rhodes and Joe Bird of Eyewitness News!  The week prior on September 21st will be the first Pickle Pageant  with the winners being a huge part of the Pickle Festival.  Watch for announcements and updates!

Pickle Festival will have something for everyone to enjoy a fantastic day in a festival setting in Daviess County’s beautiful Yellow Creek Park just a short distance from downtown Owensboro!  Stay tuned for more announcements and check out the website frequently for all updates!  

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Run For Your Life 5k/10K and Kids Fun Run Owensboro HealthPark

Sep 28 @ 7:30 am
Run For Your Life 5k/10K and Kids Fun Run @ Owensboro HealthPark

Join us on Saturday, September 28th for 5K/10K road races and a FREE Kids Half Mile Fun Run!

This is an annual collaborative Healthpark/Junior League event.  The 5K & 10K will start at 7:30AM with the Kids Run at 9:00AM and will run around the block at the Healthpark which is 1/2 mile.  Kids activities will take place in the parking lot of the Healthpark between events. 

 

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2019 GRADSA Buddy Walk McConnell Plaza

Sep 28 @ 10:00 am
2019 GRADSA Buddy Walk @ McConnell Plaza | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

The GRADSA Buddy Walk® promotes public awareness and inclusion for individuals with Down syndrome. 

This year our Buddy Walk will be held rain or shine on Saturday, September 28th, 2019.

Registration is at 10AM, and the walk starts at 11AM.

It will be at McConnell Plaza on the Riverfront, across from the Hampton Inn. 

Enjoy games, inflatables, entertainment, music. A great family fun event!

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Sep
29
Sun

Middle School Softball State Tournament Panther Creek Park

Sep 29 all-day
Middle School Softball State Tournament @ Panther Creek Park | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

Middle School Softball State Tournament on September 28th & 29th

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

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Oct
12
Sat

KY USSSA Baseball Fall Classic Panther Creek Park

Oct 12 – Oct 13 all-day
KY USSSA Baseball Fall Classic @ Panther Creek Park | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

KY USSSA Baseball Fall Classic

Saturday & Sunday, October 12th & 13th at Panther Creek Park, 5160 Wayne Bridge Road, Owensboro, KY 42301

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Monsters on the Ohio Launched from English Park Boat Ramp

Oct 12 @ 6:30 am – 3:00 pm
Monsters on the Ohio @ Launched from English Park Boat Ramp

Monsters on the Ohio tournament will hit the waters of the Ohio River in the Newburgh Pool out of Owensboro, Kentucky. Tournament will be launched from English Park boat ramp, October 12, 2019.  This is the opportunity for  catfish anglers from across the country to compete against the best, of the best for cash and prizes. The Cannelton, Newburgh an JT Meyers Pools are Open for this tournament.

The Monsters on the Ohio tournament is a team event. Teams will consist of one or two persons with one exception. A third person may accompany the team provided the third person is under 16 or 60 and older. Entry fees for this tournament is $200.00 per team with $30 going toward big fish per team.

WEIGH-IN SITE:  The tournament weigh-in will be held at English Park, 1 Hanning Lane in Owensboro. Tournament hours are 6:30 AM until 3:00 PM. All anglers must be in weigh-in line by 4:00 PM with a 5 fish limit per team. To help preserve the sport only live fish will be weighed in and all fish will be released after the tournament. For a complete list of rules see the Monster on the Ohio website.

CAPTAIN’S MEETING: October 11,2019;  Time –  Doors Open at 3:30 meeting starts at 6pm central;  Where -TBA REGISTRATION

Participants may enter by mail or by calling 270-684-5999 to use card. Entry with card is $205. There will be a late fee of $25 after October 1, 2019 on teams entering (all late fees will go in the Big Fish pot). Payout will be based on number of entries. Also, field test products from national sponsors will be drawn during this event. Lucky team going win a SeaArk Boat !!!! The first 50 boats registered will receive 2 Monsters on the Ohio T-shirts. Must be entered by October 1, 2019 if you want your team listed on back on T- shirt.

See Monsters on the Ohio website for more helpful information.  

 

 

 

 

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Oct
19
Sat

NSA County Community Championships Panther Creek

Oct 19 all-day
NSA County Community Championships @ Panther Creek | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

NSA County Community Championship will be held at Panther Creek on Saturday & Sunday, October 19th-20th.

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

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Oct
20
Sun

NSA County Community Championships Panther Creek

Oct 20 all-day
NSA County Community Championships @ Panther Creek | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

NSA County Community Championship will be held at Panther Creek on Saturday & Sunday, October 19th-20th.

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

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Oct
26
Sat

Game 7 Halloween Tournament Panther Creek Park

Oct 26 all-day
Game 7 Halloween Tournament @ Panther Creek Park | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

Game 7 Halloween Tournament will be played at Panther Creek Park on Saturday & Sunday, October 26 & 27, 2019.

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

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Oct
27
Sun

Game 7 Halloween Tournament Panther Creek Park

Oct 27 all-day
Game 7 Halloween Tournament @ Panther Creek Park | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

Game 7 Halloween Tournament will be played at Panther Creek Park on Saturday & Sunday, October 26 & 27, 2019.

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

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Nov
10
Sun

Big Hole 2-Man Golf Tournament Ben Hawes Golf Course and Park

Nov 10 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Big Hole 2-Man Golf Tournament @ Ben Hawes Golf Course and Park | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

Ben Hawes Golf Course will be hosting its annual “Big Hole” 2-Man Golf Scramble on November 10 at 10:00 a.m. starting with a shotgun start. The tournament is an 18 hole scramble and will be flighted at the conclusion of play. The competition uses 8” cups and competitors will tee off from the blue tees (Men), white tees (Seniors 60+) and green tees (Ladies).

Cash Payouts will be rewarded to Flight Winners at the completion of the tournament. The cost to participate is $100 per team. This event is sponsored by the Ben Hawes Men’s Association.

For more information, or to sign up, contact Ben Hawes Golf Course 270-687-7137.  Checkout Owensboro Parks and Recreation online 2019 Activity Guide for detailed park information, activities and other helpful information.

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Dec
7
Sat

5th Annual Care Net Reindeer Run/Walk Smothers Park Downtown Riverfront

Dec 7 @ 10:00 am
5th Annual Care Net Reindeer Run/Walk @ Smothers Park Downtown Riverfront | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

Reindeer Dash Time:  9:30 a.m.

Reindeer Run Time:  10:00 a.m.

Come join us for the 5th Annual Care Net Reindeer Run/Walk on December 7, 2019 in Smothers Park at 10 AM.   This fun event is open to runners and walkers of all types.  So grab family members, friends, or co-workers and join the fun to kick off the Holiday Season!

New this year, The Reindeer Dash, for ages 7 and under, is a separate event starting at 9:30 a.m.  See registration website for details.

The race will be a timed event for the purposes of awarding winner divisions.  There will also be door prizes and best-dressed awards.  Participants are encouraged to come dressed in Christmas attire (ugly sweaters, Santa hats, bells, fun socks, etc.).  Visit with Santa, enjoy hot chocolate, and win prizes as we kick off the Christmas season.

The Reindeer Run/Walk entry fee of $25 includes a long sleeve t-shirt and entry for door prize drawings.  Visit RunSignUp.com for registration details and deadlines.

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Dec
15
Sun

Harlem Globetrotters Fan-Powered Tour in Owensboro Owensboro Sportscenter

Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Harlem Globetrotters Fan-Powered Tour in Owensboro @ Owensboro Sportscenter | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to the Owensboro again this winter. Their world tour will be at the Owensboro Sportscenter at 2 p.m. Dec. 15.  Fans get ready for a chance to get close to the team’s stars with their brand new Fan-Powered World Tour!  At each Globetrotter game, there will be over 20 opportunities before, during and after to directly interact with the team!

The Harlem Globetrotters roster showcases some of the most thrilling athletes in the world, including Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Hammer HarrisonThunder LawBull BullardFirefly Fisher, and Cheese Chisholm – plus female stars TNT ListerTorch George, and more.

Prior to every performance, fans can secure a ticket to Magic Pass, the Globetrotters’ exclusive pregame event. Magic Pass gives fans access to the stars of the team, an opportunity to learn tricks, shoot hoops and take pictures on the court. After each game, fans can participate in a free autograph session.
 
Tickets start at $20 and will go on sale on Thursday, September 12 at 10:00 AM and will be available at harlemglobetrotters.com, OwensboroTickets.com, the Owensboro Convention Center Box Office or by phone at 270-297-9932.  Additional processing fees apply to all ticket sales.  For more information, please visit harlemglobetrotters.com.

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Jan
2
Thu

ACO Major Cornhole Tournament Owensboro Convention Center

Jan 2 all-day
ACO Major Cornhole Tournament @ Owensboro Convention Center | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

ACO Owensboro Major Season 15,  Cornhole Tournament hosted by the Owensboro Convention Center a Heartland Conference, Major. Guaranteed $3,500 in prize money.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at 11:59pm, register online www.americancornhole.com.  

SCHEDULE: Friday, January 2, 2020

Gates Open at 11:00AM

NOON – Blind Draw Division

4:00PM – Seniors and Womens

5:00PM – Juniors (must be AAU members as well as ACO members)

7:00PM – Coed Doubles (may start before other divisions are completed)

SCHEDULE: Saturday January 3, 2020

Gates Open at 8:30AM

10:00AM – World Singles

4:00PM – World Doubles (may start before World Singles is completed)

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Jan
3
Fri

ACO Major Cornhole Tournament Owensboro Convention Center

Jan 3 all-day
ACO Major Cornhole Tournament @ Owensboro Convention Center | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

ACO Owensboro Major Season 15,  Cornhole Tournament hosted by the Owensboro Convention Center a Heartland Conference, Major. Guaranteed $3,500 in prize money.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at 11:59pm, register online www.americancornhole.com.  

SCHEDULE: Friday, January 2, 2020

Gates Open at 11:00AM

NOON – Blind Draw Division

4:00PM – Seniors and Womens

5:00PM – Juniors (must be AAU members as well as ACO members)

7:00PM – Coed Doubles (may start before other divisions are completed)

SCHEDULE: Saturday January 3, 2020

Gates Open at 8:30AM

10:00AM – World Singles

4:00PM – World Doubles (may start before World Singles is completed)

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