Best ways to celebrate Halloween this year

Owensboro does not mess around when it comes to Halloween. There are a ton of events going on across the city this year, and we’ve got all the details.   For a lot of people, Fall is the best time of year, and there’s no better place for you to celebrate Halloween 2021 than in Owensboro!   Mile Wide Brewing Co. is getting into the Halloween spirit with a “true…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: October 8-10

All-Star Monster Truck Show Get ready to rev those engines because this weekend is going to be loaded with tons of energy, excitement and a once-in-a-lifetime experience for adults, children and families alike. The All-Star Monster Truck Tour will take place for two days on Friday, Oct. 8 and Saturday, Oct. 9 at Windy Hollow Speedway. The event will include at least five all-star monster trucks, monster truck rides, a…

For those craving pumpkin-spice lattes (and more), Owensboro is where it’s at

From home décor splashed with leaves and pumpkins, to the slow but steady promise of cooler weather, Fall is pretty much here, and we are loving it.  Here in Owensboro, you have everything you need to live your best life this Fall. And with that best life, comes coffee. And yes, we’re talking coffee of the pumpkin-spiced variety. While we all know Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts have you covered on…

Things to do in Owensboro during fall break

Fall break is here, and there’s no better place to spend it than in Owensboro, Kentucky. That’s a bold statement, but it’s true. There are a ton of reasons why our western Kentucky city is worth checking out during this pumpkin-, apple- and cinnamon-spiced season.   First of all, fall foliage season in Kentucky has officially started and Owensboro’s sassafras tree (the largest and oldest in the world) is the…

Top Things To Do In Owensboro This Weekend: September 29-1

The Ultimate Queen Celebration Starring Marc Martel The man himself who provides much of Freddie Mercury’s voice in the Bohemian Rhapsody is taking his show to Owensboro on September 29 at 7 p.m. at the Owensboro RiverPark Center.  MARC MARTEL has forged a unique and diverse career for himself. He started his own Queen tribute show called The Ultimate Queen Celebration, which tours all over the world. Marc not only…

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

Sawyer Brown  If you’re in the mood for some good country music this weekend, you’ll most definitely find it at Saturday’s Sawyer Brown concert. Held at RiverPark Center from 8-10 p.m. on September 25, attendees can enjoy a night of listening to one of the best-known bands from the 1980s. Featuring hits such as “Step that Step” and “Some Girls Do,” Sawyer Browns songs are known for pushing the boundaries…

Frontman for Queen cover band played large role in Bohemian Rhapsody

For those who love the band Queen, the RiverPark Center has pulled all the stops to give you the closest thing to the late Freddie Mercury himself. The ULTIMATE QUEEN CELEBRATION Starring Marc Martel will be held at RPC September 29 from 7-9 p.m.   This Queen cover band, created by Martel, tours all over the world. And Martel himself is a one-of-a-kind performer.    Martel played a huge role…

2A State Championships to create $262,000 economic impact

The Kentucky 2A Championships for volleyball, boys and girls soccer and boys and girls golf are being held this weekend in Owensboro at Kentucky Wesleyan College and the Owensboro Country Club, bringing nearly 500 high school athletes from across the state to our community to compete for a state championship.   This weekend’s tournaments include eight girls volleyball teams, four girls soccer teams, four boys soccer teams and 97 golfers…

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

ROMP It’s no secret that ROMP is going to be the place to be this weekend. Boasting one of the country’s largest bluegrass music festivals, ROMP will run Sept. 15-18 at Yellow Creek Park. ROMP is celebrating its 17th annual event with a bang this year! The 2021 lineup features some huge names in bluegrass, including Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers, Robert Earl Keen, Sam Bush, The Infamous Stingdusters, Sarah Jarosz…

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

Local Artisans Fair at The Cottage   The Cottage Farm Stand & Baking Co will host their second annual Local Artisan Festival on Saturday, September 11 from 9 AM to 2 PM. Over 20 local artists will be featured at this festival. Vendors will be selling handmade items such as home decor, jewelry, paintings, wreaths and apparel. The artist booths will be located outside in the front yard. Several fall themed…