2019 Home & Garden Show

Eager for warm weather and blooming, green scenery again? 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 next month! The Owensboro Convention Center will host the 2019 Home & Garden Show on Saturday and Sunday, March 2 and 3. …

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: Feb. 22-24

Rhonda Vincent & The Rage The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum hosts Rhonda Vincent on Saturday, February 23 at 8 p.m.  Vincent is known for her high-energy personality and talents which power one of the hottest shows in bluegrass music!  World class musicians and an award-winning voice set the stage for a one-of-a-kind,…

CVB is courting bus tour operators

The Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau will play host to nine bus tour operators from seven states and Canada on Friday. Mark Calitri, CVB president, said the idea is to “introduce them to Owensboro and put our community on their road map. These tour operators, if impressed, will book future bus group trips to…

CVB President Speaks Tourism

The official State of Kentucky visitor guides are now available and offers the most reliable source for information on planning your travels to Kentucky. “Visit Owensboro’s ad is prominently displayed in this year’s guide and highlights Owensboro as the cultural and culinary hub of Western Kentucky, “said Mark A. Calitri, president/CEO of the Owensboro Daviess…

6th Annual Orchid Show & Sale

Visit one of Owensboro’s best hidden treasures and celebrate Valentine’s Day at The Garden!  The Western Kentucky Botanical Gardens hosts their sixth annual Orchid Show & Sale on Saturday, February 16 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Enter the Botanical Garden’s The Garden for FREE, visit the conservatory, and take home some of nature’s finest…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: Feb. 8-10

Songs from the Stage and Screen Looking for the perfect date to serenade your sweetheart heading into Valentine’s Day?  Owensboro Symphony Orchestra and Conductor, Troy Quinn presents Linda Eder, one of the greatest powerhouse voices of our times on the RiverPark Center stage Saturday, February 9 at 7 p.m.  Her performance will captivate the audience with…

CVB revenue up $25,000 in last 3 months; tourism starting to rebound

For most of 2018, receipts from the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau’s 3 percent tax on hotel room rentals was down from 2017. But things turned around in September. And through November, the room tax brought it $25,194 more than it did in the same months a year earlier.   In fact, October was…

Bill Engvall Dinner & Show

Looking for the perfect event to celebrate Valentine’s Day?  Look no further than the Owensboro Convention Center to make it a night out with dinner and a show!  Grammy nominated comedian Bill Engvall will perform his new stand-up routine at the Owensboro Convention Center on Friday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m.  He’s the voice behind…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: Feb

West KY Boat & Outdoor Show Take care of all your hunting, fishing, camping, and boating needs at the largest outdoor show in the region!  Plus, it’s FREE!  The Owensboro Convention Center is hosting the West KY Boat & Outdoor Show, formerly known as the Kentucky Sportsman Show, Friday through Sunday, February 1-3, 2019.  The…

2A Basketball Championships features talented field

The inaugural Kentucky 2A Basketball Championships are finally about to begin, with the Owensboro Sportscenter playing host to the brand new event. Created for mid-sized schools, no local teams are involved with the 2A Championships. However, it is expected to have a big economic impact for the city of Owensboro. The closest participant school geographically…