ROMP Fest Final Lineup Announced

One of the best parties in Owensboro just got even better. ROMP Fest, the International Bluegrass Music Museum’s annual fundraiser has finalized the lineup of musicians appearing at the 15th annual festival including Leftover Salmon, The Travelin’ McCourys, Jeff Austin Band and Michael Daves featuring Tony Trischka. The four-day music, camping, and art festival will…

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Visit Owensboro partners with Kentucky Wesleyan College to promote Owensboro as a sports destination

The Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau has committed to a $20,000 investment in collaboration with Kentucky Wesleyan College athletics.  The investment will allow KWC to pursue major athletic events in compliance with the American Disabilities Act. “This investment puts KWC in an adequate position to attract new sporting events such as NCAA baseball and…

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Owensboro Symphony Orchestra Presents the Music of John Williams

That minute in Star Wars where Darth Vader comes out. E.T. flying across the moon. The first time you see Jurassic Park. That memorable music comes from John Williams. Come relive your childhood at the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra with a special tribute performance to this incomparable film composer. With his instantly recognizable scores, John Williams…

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2018 Owensboro Home & Garden Show

Anybody else tired of the winter weather? We are! Here’s the perfect solution. The Home Builders Association of Owensboro is looking forward to helping homeowners shake off the cold winter weather and plan their spring and summer projects!  The annual Owensboro Home & Garden Show will feature outdoor living displays, building and remodeling exhibits, special promotions…

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CVB, convention center leaders on the road

Officials recruiting associations to hold events in Owensboro. Leaders of the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Owensboro Convention Center are headed to Frankfort and Lexington on Thursday to recruit conventions, conferences and tournaments. “We aren’t waiting on events to come to us,” Mark Calitri, CVB president & CEO, said of the trip.…

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CVB creating master community calendar

There are several online calendars of local events in Owensboro. But none of them is really complete with all events. The Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau, which has a calendar on its website, www.VisitOwensboro.com, is trying to create the community’s first comprehensive calendar. Dave Kirk, the CVB’s destination manager, said, “One of the greatest…

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Bull Bash Is Coming to Owensboro

Sports don’t get any more dangerous or heart-pounding than watching live bull riding action.  Come to the historic Owensboro Sportscenter on Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. or on Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. to see this spectacle in person!  The Southern Extreme Bull Riding Association (SEBRA) is bringing this unique experience called Bull Bash to…

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