Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day In Owensboro

Did anyone else know that green wasn’t the original St. Patrick’s Day color?  It was actually blue.  It was only changed to green because Ireland is known as the Emerald Isle.  If you’re feeling like finding some gold on St. Patrick’s Day, here’s a few ways to celebrate:  Axe throwing No, this is not an…

Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame Induction

Bluegrass lovers won’t want to miss this historic night of celebrating bluegrass artists and their music!  Jerry Douglas, one of the most awarded bluegrass artists in history, honors his heroes at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum on Saturday, March 28 at 7 p.m.  This annual event honors the most recent inductees into…

ROMP Festival 2020 Lineup Preview

Spring is right around the corner and we just can’t wait for the season of warm weather and bluegrass music!  Celebrating its 17th year, the River Of Music Party (ROMP) Festival will return to Owensboro’s Yellow Creek Park, led by iconic pianist and singer-songwriter, Bruce Hornsby.  The four-day music festival takes place June 24-27 at Yellow Creek…

The Circle of Life… A Lion’s Tale

Hakuna Matata!  Enjoy The Circle of Life…A Lion’s Tale, presented by the Owensboro Dance Theatre, at the RiverPark Center at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 21. Dance into the wild with all your favorite characters, vibrant costumes, elaborate digital moving backdrops, and flying animals! This timeless tale tells the story of a lion who must…

The Great Race Is Coming To Owensboro

One of the United States most famous car races is making an overnight stop in Owensboro on June 24.  The Great Race, the world’s premiere old car rally, will bring 120 of the world’s finest antique automobiles to town for the event, with the first car rolling into downtown starting at 5 p.m.    In…

Wendell Foster Half Marathon

The second annual Wendell Foster Half Marathon presented by Owensboro Health will take place on Saturday, March 14 at 7:30 a.m.  The 13.1-mile race will take participants on a flat and fast route through Owensboro, Kentucky that begins and ends at the riverfront Smothers Park, perfect for a run or a walk with a view. …

2020 Home & Garden Show

If you’re eager for warm weather and blooming, green scenery again, you’re not alone!  The Home Builders Association of Owensboro is looking forward to helping homeowners shake off the winter blues and jump into their spring and summer projects next month!   The Owensboro Convention Center will host the 2020 Home & Garden Show on Saturday…

Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Bagpipes.  Rock music.  A sizzling hot live performance.  It’s the Red Hot Chilli Pipers!  A 9-piece ensemble consisting of pipers, guitarists, keyboards, and drummers who have been rocking the world from New York to Beijing and everywhere in between with a passion for pipes that will leave you breathless.  See them perform live at our…

Kentucky 2A Championships

Score!  Owensboro is hosting the Kentucky Legend 2A Basketball Championships sponsored by Owensboro Health this year at the Owensboro Sportscenter.  The tournament will take place January 16-19 for the boys and girls basketball state championship!  Don’t miss out on four days of exciting basketball! Eight boys and eight girls teams have battled to represent their…

Your Dream Day in Owensboro

Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum For a truly unique ceremony that’s true to your roots, look no further than the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum.  Equipped with all the space you can imagine and a sweeping view of the Ohio River, any wedding party would feel right at home.  The museum…