The Nashville Songwriter Series Moves Outdoors

Join the talented professional songwriter Janelle Arthur under the stars at the next installment of The Nashville Songwriter! Arthur will perform alongside two other exceptional Nashville-based artists Ryan Larkins and Jamie Adamson for another amazing writer’s round show on Thursday, May 20 at 7 p.m. at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum. Click here to purchase tickets now. This is the first time you’ll be able to take…

Summer Salute with Lee Greenwood

Grab your friends and family and head downtown for a special night celebrating the community! Join the Owensboro Symphony for an uplifting night featuring country music legend Lee Greenwood at 7 p.m. on June 5. This is a free concert held at the McConnell Plaza across from the Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown Owensboro/Waterfront.   The Summer Salute is an amazing collaboration between Lee Greenwood and the Owensboro Symphony to…

Top 3 Things to Do This Weekend: May 14-16

Live music, dinner and a show, and drinks with friends all weekend long? Yes, please!   Bark in Style Check out the 4th Annual Bark in Style Fashion show at Green River Distillery Co. at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 15. Bark in Style is a unique experience combining the latest clothing and trends at local boutiques with adoptable dogs hitting the runway alongside the models. Begin the night with…

The District Mocktail/Cocktail Crawl

Explore Owensboro through the eyes of a local and join the Mocktail/Cocktail Crawl! Visit any of the participating restaurants and bars in downtown Owensboro between May 7 and May 21 and enjoy featured cocktails and mocktails for just $2.50 to $10.   When May strolls around every year, downtown Owensboro starts to buzz in anticipation of all our favorite summertime traditions around the corner. The District Mocktail/Cocktail Crawl is the…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: May 7-9

This weekend is full of delicious food, art, and sports tournaments! The Bar-B-Q Fest is back with a twist, the Museum of Fine Art is in full-swing, and if you don’t know what pickleball is yet, you will soon!   Bar-B-Q Block Party The scaled-down Bar-B-Q Fest Block Party is the place to be this Saturday, May 8! The one-day event will take over Second Street in downtown Owensboro to…

Mother’s Day in the Garden

April showers bring May flowers, just in time for Mother’s Day! This time of the year, there’s no better place for an outdoor celebration than the Western Kentucky Botanical Garden. This Mother’s Day– Sunday, May 9– show your appreciation with a trip to the garden for their annual Mother’s Day tradition! Treat those special women in your lives to a celebratory lunch amongst the flowers from 11 a.m. to 1…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: April 30–May 2

We’ve got great music all weekend long! Check out some of the top entertainment this weekend and find something fun whether you want to jam out into the night or enjoy dinner and a show with friends!   KY Fried Pickin’ It’s finger pickin’ fun all weekend at the Holiday Inn Owensboro Riverfront! The Kentucky Fried Pickin’ Bluegrass Jam Festival is back Thursday, April 29 to Saturday, May 1. This…

Joshua Johnson – The Geocaching Vlogger

A secret, high-tech “treasure hunt” you never knew is right in front of you… With just an app on your phone and your own two feet, you can visit amazing locations, make new friends, and find awesome treasures. “You are a muggle,” says Joshua Johnson, laughing, “that’s what they call people who are not aware of this geocaching world.” Geocaching is an outdoor, location-based game in which participants hunt and…

Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari Announces Opening Day

After a year-long pandemic, we all deserve a little funnel cake and ice cream as the sounds of happy screams whip past in a roller coaster. Thankfully, Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari can provide all the drops, slides, twists, and turns you’ll need this summer.    Holiday World has announced their 75th season will open on Saturday, May 15. Season passholders will get early access to the park on the…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: April 23-25

Spring is officially here, and we’ve got some of the best sports and entertainment to get you outside and keep you busy!   Western Kentucky Botanical Garden Annual Plant Sale Spring gardening is easier than ever this year! The Western Kentucky Botanical Garden Annual Plant Sale will be an online event this year with sales beginning on Saturday, April 18 and runs through this weekend. Sale order forms are available…