Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: August 24-26

2018 River Valley Cluster Dog Show Don’t miss the Annual River Valley Cluster Dog Show at the Owensboro Convention Center August 23 through 26!  This special event is sponsored by the Owensboro River City Kennel Club, Southern Indiana Kennel Club, and Evansville Kennel Club.  AKC judges officiate the competition of conformation, obedience and rally trials. …

Kentucky Methodists to meet here in 2021-23

Conference to attract 2,300 annually. The Kentucky Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church will meet in Owensboro for three years, beginning in 2021. Mark Calitri, president of the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau, said the conference is expected to attract more than 2,300 people each year. “Based on previous years, we will see…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: Aug 17-19

Street Legends Are you a car fanatic?  If so, you’re in luck because the 12th Annual “Street Legends” Car Show will be this Friday, August 17 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, August 18 from 8 a.m. to 1p.m at the Diamond Lake Resort.   This annual event was voted one of the top…

Owensboro named national music city

What do Macon, Georgia; Branson, Missouri; Cleveland, Ohio; Seattle, Washington; and Owensboro have in common? They all “gave birth to music movements and helped raise the musicians who played major roles in our lives,” according to Select Traveler, a Lexington-based publication that calls itself “America’s only magazine for bank, alumni and chamber travel planners.” “Between…

Owensboro Multicultural Festival

There’s no better place for people of all walks of life to come together, try new things and learn something new than at the First Presbyterian Church’s Owensboro Multicultural Festival!  The 20th annual Owensboro Multicultural Festival will take place on the front lawn on Saturday, August 18 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and is…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: August 10-12

Dancing with our Stars Owensboro Style The 6th Annual Dancing with our Stars Owensboro Style will take place at the Owensboro Convention Center on August 11, 2018.  Local celebrities will partner with local dancers to perform one routine in competition for the mirror-ball trophy and to benefit the Boulware Mission! The evening includes a sit-down dinner, competition,…

CVB Expecting 700 travel professionals to attend November convention

The Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau is expecting 700 members of the Kentucky Travel Industry Association to be in Owensboro for its annual convention on Nov. 13-15. “These are travel professionals from all over the state,” Mark Calitri, president of the CVB, said this week. “We want to show them Owensboro.” Dave Kirk, the…

Cheers on the Pier

With summer in full swing, bring your best beer friends, make some new ones, and enjoy good music and local drinks at Cheers on the Pier Festival, hosted by the Owensboro Convention Center on August 18 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. This festival is complete with over 30 craft breweries, 75 craft beers, local…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: Aug 3-5

Circus Classic Circus Classic will be coming to Diamond Lake Campground and Lake on Saturday, August 4 at 4 p.m. with a “true, animal free, traveling circus”.  Performed live, Circus Classic is staged in a 200 by 200 tent and features acrobats, contortionists, jugglers, clowns, trapeze artists and more.  Adult tickets are $15, children $5. …

Australian publication touts Owensboro

An Australian newspaper supplement has named Owensboro as one of the places Aussies should visit on a trip to America. The article — “The New USA Bucket List: 11 Top Places You Need to See” — lists Kentucky as one of those places. And under that heading, it says, “By now you will have built…