Owensboro’s Local Scene: August 16-29, 2017

Upcoming Conventions at the Owensboro Convention Center

  • August 24-27: 2017 River Valley Cluster Dog Show
  • September 8-10: KY Association of the Gideons Annual Convention

 

Wednesday - August 16

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Celebrate A Day of Darkness in Owensboro, Kentucky

We are only one week away from the solar eclipse billed as the most exciting 2 minutes and 40 seconds in astronomy! According to NASA, the last solar eclipse was visible in the continental United States 38 years ago and we will not see another eclipse until August of 2045.

Owensboro is located in the partial eclipse zone, only 80 miles from the greatest eclipse near Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Owensboro will experience the effects of the eclipse from 11:56am – 2:50pm central time. In Owensboro, the time of the maximum eclipse will be at 1:25pm.

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Fun Times Ahead At The Lanham Brothers Jamboree

The Lanham Brothers Jamboree will be this Saturday, August 12th at Diamond Lake Resort Good Time Theater! Tickets are on sale now at LanhamBrothersJamboree.com or you can purchase them at the door on the day of the event. If you have groups of 15 or more call 314-4331 and they will give you special rates and reserved seating. What can you expect from the show? Check out the video below to find out!

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Owensboro’s Local Scene: Aug. 9 – 22, 2017

Upcoming Conventions at the Owensboro Convention Center

  • August 7-11: AK Steel - Union Negotiations
  • August 14-18: AK Steel - Union Negotiations
  • August 24-27: 2017 River Valley Cluster Dog Show

 

Wednesday - August 9

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Owensboro’s Local Scene: August 2 -15, 2017

Upcoming Conventions at the Owensboro Convention Center

  • Aug. 7-11: AK Steel - Union Negotiations
  • Aug. 14-18: AK Steel - Union Negotiations

 

Wednesday - August 2

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The Free Downtown Trolley Has Updated Their Hours

The Owensboro Transit Trolley offers weekday and weekend services year round in downtown Owensboro. The Trolley route stops at each stop every 20 minutes and the routes and stops can be adjusted for special events.     Click here for more information and to see a live map of the Trolley.

The Messenger Inquirer reports on the ACO World Championships of Cornhole XII

Keith Lawrence published an article today in the Messenger Inquirer about the ACO World Championships of Cornhole XII and the ACO Corporate Slyder Cup. Check out the article below.

Cornhole championships upcoming

By Keith Lawrence

Owensboro will be the cornhole capital of America from Tuesday to July 29.

The Ohio-based American Cornhole Organization is bringing its World Championships of Cornhole XII to the Owensboro Convention Center those days.

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The Messenger Inquirer reports on the USTA 55-and-over Championships

The Messenger Inquirer published an article today on the USTA 55-and-over Championships. Check out the article below.

USTA 55-over tennis event set to begin

By Jim Pickens

Big impact.

This is the theme for the 2017 Kentucky United States Tennis Association 55-and-over Championships, which will be hosted by Centre Court Friday through Sunday in Owensboro.

"This is an impactful event to the community," said Mark Calitri, president of fhe Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau. "The economic impact of this event is $200,000 for our community, so it's certainly very important from this standpoint.

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