Celebrate the Holidays In Owensboro

The Holidays may look a little different this year, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of ways to celebrate them even living in this COVID world.  Here’s a few of our favorite traditions to ring in the Christmas spirit. Get A Real Tree Head on out for a visit to our friends at Trunnell’s…

Jorn bringing new ideas to RiverPark

When Rich Jorn arrived in Owensboro on Nov. 4, 2019, to become executive director of the RiverPark Center, “I was really fired up and ready to go,” he said recently. Then, four months later, when the coronavirus pandemic hit Owensboro, he said, “everything just disappeared.” And things still aren’t getting much better eight months later.…

CVB adding events in 2021

If nothing changes, the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau expects to see a deficit of $8,800 by the end of the fiscal year on June 30. But the agency is hoping to eliminate that deficit with more events in the first half of 2021. Mark Calitri, CVB president, said, “We didn’t adopt a budget…

Top Two Things To Do In Owensboro This Weekend: November 13-15

2020 Kraftucky Arts and Crafts Expo Everyone loves a good craft or holiday decoration and the Kraftucky Arts and Crafts Expo at the Owensboro Convention Center is the perfect place to find both!  On Friday, Nov. 13 to Sunday Nov. 15, shop your holiday heart out at this unique venue. Find unique handmade creations in…

Green River Distilling Co. featured in ‘The Bourbon Review’

ollowing its recent rebranding, The Green River Distilling Company has been featured in “The Bourbon Review,” one of the most popular whiskey-themed publications in the world. The publication called the distillery a “long weekend bourbon escape.”  The Bourbon Review’s newsletter details The Green River Distilling Company’s rebirth in returning to its original location, which originated…

Top Two Things To Do In Owensboro This Weekend: November 6-8

Bridge Night (Virtual)  On November 6 from 7-10 p.m., tune into a live stream to witness history and watch the lighting of the Blue Bridge.  Watch as the newly installed LED lights dance along the bridge featuring countless colors.  You can find that stream at owensboro.org.        Kolok Sculpture Studio Open House Step into the…

Daviess County selected to host geocaching event

Daviess County has been selected to host the MOGA geocaching mega event for Memorial Day weekend next year. Geocaching is a recreational activity of hunting for and finding a hidden object by means of GPS coordinates posted on a website. Geocachers seek out treasures hidden by other players while exploring interesting locations. At its most…

Top Two Things To Do This Weekend In Owensboro: October 29-31

Happy HalloWine Everyone loves a good themed meal and Happy HalloWine at the Owensboro Convention Center on Thursday, Oct. 29 is the perfect event to indulge in that feast.  The event starts at 6 p.m.  Guests can test their Halloween Movie Trivia knowledge throughout the evening for a chance to win prizes.  Other giveaways will…

Travel publication names Owensboro a top place to visit this fall

Travel website Insider.com recently listed Owensboro as one of the best places in the country to visit this fall. Owensboro was specifically praised for its barbeque, bourbon and farmers’ market.  “Any time you’re selected to a ‘Best Place to Visit’ list by a travel publication, it’s an absolute honor,” said Visit Owensboro’s Dave Kirk. “You…

Top Two Things To Do In Owensboro This Weekend: October 23-25

The Haunting of Hill House Everyone loves a good scary movie to celebrate Halloween, but what about a live action theatrical performance to really get the goosebumps popping?  Theatre Workshop of Owensboro presents “The Haunting of Hill House” on October 23 and 24 at 7:30 p.m.  It will be the first time TWO does a…