Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: October 18-20

Della Mae in Concert Don’t miss your chance to see ROMP Festival favorite, Della Mae, at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum on Saturday, October 19 at 7 p.m.!  Della Mae is a GRAMMY-nominated, Nashville-based, all-female string band reared in diverse musical styles, they are one of the most charismatic and engaging roots…

2019 Kraftucky Arts & Crafts Expo

The 6th annual Kraftucky Arts & Crafts Expo is Friday through Sunday, November 8-10 at the Owensboro Convention Center!  Just in time for the holidays, shop unique handmade creations in jewelry, clothing, pottery, décor, woodwork, and much more!  Shop ‘til you drop from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.…

CVB, O.Z. Tyler, Miller House, Hall of Fame, partnership highlights Owensboro to larger market

The communal powers of bourbon have created a unique partnership between Visit Owensboro, O.Z. Tyler Distillery, Miller House, and the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum.  The Bourbon Review, the most popular bourbon publication in the world, is helping to market an Owensboro-themed campaign across its website and email platforms.  Already, banner ads in…

CVB contributes $1,000 toward mirror mosaic

The Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau has agreed to provide $1,000 toward the cost of replacing Gary Bielefeld’s Kentucky Mirror Mosaic — a giant mirrored map of Kentucky that is Owensboro’s largest and most visible piece of public art.  The mosaic, which welcomes over 8,500 people to Owensboro from the Ohio River “Blue Bridge”,…

LOCASH Benefit Concert

Celebrate music education with a night of country and classic rock!  LOCASH, the ACM-nominated and Reviver Records hot country duo, will perform a benefit concert on Friday, November 8 at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum.  The duo will donate all proceeds from the event to the Hall of Fame, a nonprofit organization,…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: October 11-13

Monsters on the Ohio The Monsters on the Ohio tournament hits the waters of the Ohio River on Saturday, October 12 from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The tournament will be launched from English Park boat ramp on Hanning Lane, Owensboro, KY 42301.  This is the opportunity of the year for catfish anglers from across…

Owensboro Symphony Orchestra 2019 Season Preview

The Owensboro Symphony Orchestra’s fifty-fourth season, filled with both classical and contemporary favorites, begins at the end of this month.  On Saturday, October 26 at 7 p.m., the Owensboro Symphony returns for an epic Opening Night of great music in the RiverPark Center’s Cannon Hall.  The performance features selections from Sparticus, Ben-Hur, and the popular…

Artist begins Kentucky Mirror Mosaic replacement project

We are sprucing up the city!  The Kentucky Mirror Mosaic, one of Owensboro’s most recognizable landmarks, is undergoing a makeover which is hoped to be revealed before Christmas.  Commercial artist Gary Bielefeld, who created the original art installation 36 years ago, will be leading the restoration of the mosaic that welcomes those entering the city…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: October 4-6

Boo Fest Have a “spooktacular” time at Boo Fest in the Diamond Lake Resort this Friday and Saturday, October 4 and 5.  Enjoy pumpkin painting, games, pony rides, and a meal from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday night and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday.  Enter the costume, golf cart or whatever…

Convention & Visitors Bureau steps up promotions campaign

Owensboro is working to push their name internationally, now coining the slogan “bourbon, barbeque, and bluegrass”.  Visit Owensboro is buying two full pages in the Bourbon Review and maximizing their presence online.  Traffic from the Bourbon Review’s website and various social media gives hundreds of thousands of tourists direct access to Owensboro’s attractions.  New professional…