Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: Dec. 14-16

A Very Merry Holiday Pops The Owensboro Symphony Orchestra presents A Very Merry Holiday Pops on Saturday, December 15 at 7 p.m. at the RiverPark Center. This concert features holiday favorites, timeless classics, fresh new works, and majestic choral music with the Owensboro Symphony Chorus and a sing-along to familiar carols.  Come hear all your…

Kentucky Legend 2A Basketball Championships in Owensboro Kentucky

Congratulations on qualifying for the Kentucky Legend 2A Basketball Championships powered by Owensboro Health!  Below is your need to know guide for your stay in Owensboro, Kentucky.  Owensboro is located in western Kentucky separated from Indiana by the Ohio River.  It’s the fourth largest city in Kentucky and is about an 1.5 hours from Louisville…

CVB trying to make Owensboro a destination

There’s a new billboard on I-65 at the Kentucky-Tennessee state line. “Bourbon. Bluegrass. Authentic,” it says. There’s a picture of Sam Bush, the “father of newgrass,” wearing a Kentucky jersey and playing his mandolin. And there’s a picture of a bottle of O.Z. Tyler bourbon and a glass of bourbon that’s either half full or…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: Dec. 7-9

Best Christmas Pageant Ever The Theatre Workshop of Owensboro presents a beloved holiday tradition and TWO favorite, “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” for two weekends.  Friday and Saturday, December 7, 8, 14, and 15 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinee on December 9 and 16 at 2 p.m. at The Empress Theatre.  This show tells…

Cards for veterans project underway

The Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Western Kentucky chapter of the American Red Cross’ 12th annual Christmas Cards for Veterans project is well underway. “We’ve already received about 2,000 cards,” Judy Peters, the CVB’s visitor services director, said Tuesday. “And people are calling every day.” Last year, that office collected 9,796 cards…

Motorsports Festival Returns To Owensboro in 2019

After an extended hiatus, The Owensboro/Daviess County Motorsports Festival, the yearly festival that celebrates all that is good about Western Kentucky and motorsports returns to Daviess County. The festival will showcase activities that first fostered the racing careers of many international names in their respective motor sport as well as offering numerous opportunities for friends,…

Harlem Globetrotters

After entertaining crowds across the U.S. and overseas, the Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their one-of-a-kind show to Owensboro, Kentucky!  Head to the court at the Owensboro Sportscenter on Thursday, December 6 at 7 p.m.  Featuring some of the most elite dunkers on the planet, exceptional ball handlers, and Guinness World Record holders, a Globetrotters game is…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: Nov. 30 – Dec. 2

Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives Marty Stuart, Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and musician plays at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum on Friday, November 30 from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.  He’s played alongside the masters, from Johnny Cash to Lester Flatt, and now he’s performing his 18th studio album, Way Out West,…

KTIA conference returns for first time since 2007

The Kentucky Travel Industry Association will bring its annual conference to Owensboro Tuesday through Thursday for the first time since 2007, when the Executive Inn Rivermont was still in business. “The largest attendance KTIA has produced is around 375 in Louisville in 2017,” Mark Calitri, president and CEO of the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors…

Owensboro Holiday Things To Do

The holiday season brings all sorts of fun activities and entertainment to the Owensboro area.  From holiday light tours to special performances, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.  Check out a few of this year’s exciting events and be sure to mark your calendars! The Nutcracker A storied classic, check out Owensboro Dance Theatre’s The…