Celebrate Dolly Parton’s Birthday in Owensboro

This is for all the Dolly Parton fans out there!   On Thursday, January 19, Brasher’s Lil’ Nashville is going to celebrate the country music icon’s birthday with a Dolly-themed party.    “In Dolly We Trust” will feature karaoke, a look-alike contest, drink specials, photo opportunities and more! The singer, actress and philanthropist is turning 77, so this 21-and-over event is for decades of Dolly fans.    Aside from selling…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: January 6-8

ACO Cornhole Tournament         Ahead of the American Cornhole Organization’s World Championships this summer, the ACO Owensboro Major will hold its Pro Series Tour January 6 and 7 at the Owensboro Convention Center. This tournament will bring some of the best cornhole players in the Midwest together for two days of competitive play. There will be separate competitions for seniors, women, juniors, coed teams, world doubles pool…

Pub on Second Opening New Brewery in Owensboro

There are a lot of reasons to get excited about visiting Owensboro, and another one just got added to the list! Soon to be opening in February is our city’s second hometown brewery at the Pub on Second.    The Pub on Second has spent the last few years operating as a local bar focused on craft beer, so it’s fitting that the Pub decided to begin brewing its own. …

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: December 30-January 1

New Year’s Eve Balloon Drop         If you’re looking for a family-friendly way to celebrate the new year, head to downtown Owensboro for a day of fun, festivities and, best of all, balloons! The Owensboro Museum of Science and History will hold its annual Balloon Drop in the form of hundreds of multi-colored balloons floating to the ground to kick New Year’s off the right way. Enter…

See Country Music Star Lorrie Morgan Perform Live in Owensboro

Country music superstar Lorrie Morgan is performing live in Owensboro this winter, and with a new album soon to be released, there’s never been a better time to see Morgan in concert!  You can see Morgan in all her glory on February 10 at the RiverPark Center. The Nashville native has been in the country music business since the age of 13. She’s had more than 40 chart entries on…

Owensboro Music Business Expo Will Change the Game for Those Seeking Careers in Music

For anyone and everyone trying to break into the music business, it can be a long, tough, seemingly impossible process. And that is why Owensboro is hosting an exciting new event to help make your dreams come true.    The Owensboro Music Business Expo (OMBE) is a brand new event that will be held at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum for three days on April 13-15, 2023.…

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

Winter Break Blast        The Owensboro Museum of Science and History is hosting a weeklong event for all the kiddos who want something fun and educational to do while school’s out! OMSH’s “Winter Break Blast” will be held December 20-23 featuring different events each day. Head downtown to see the museum’s Live Animal Experience from 10:30 a.m.-noon, where you can get your photo taken with baby lambs, calfs,…

Holiday Events for the Whole Family

As we get closer and closer to Christmas Day, we wanted to invite visitors and locals alike to partake in a number of family-friendly holiday activities that are sure to boost your spirits leading up to the big day!    Christmas at Panther Creek runs every night from 6-9 p.m. at Panther Creek Park. You and your family can ride together in your vehicle to experience over 500,000 lights and…

Briarpatch Salad Bar a Must-Have for Your Next Owensboro Visit

It’s inevitable that, over time, things go in and out of style. But one thing that has remained a solid fixture in Owensboro is the world-famous salad bar at Briarpatch Restaurant.    Salad bars at local restaurants were a big deal for decades but, as time’s gone on, salads have largely been contained to their own bowls and served as a prelude to another lunch or dinner course.    Not…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: December 16-18

Jimmy Fortune     You can hear legendary artist Jimmy Fortune perform live at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum on December 15! For those who may not know, Fortune climbed to fame by singing and touring with the Statler Brothers for 21 years, where he wrote the group’s No. 1 hit “Elizabeth,” followed by “My Only Love” and Too Much On My Heart.” Fortune launched a solo…