NCAA Golf Regionals to Take Place in Owensboro

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The road to the NCAA Division II Golf National Championships will run through Owensboro, Kentucky the next two years. Kentucky Wesleyan College has been selected to host the 2019 NCAA Division II Women’s Golf East Regional and the 2020 NCAA Division II Men’s Golf Midwest/Central Super Regional. Both events will be contested at The Pearl Club, as approve by both NCAA National Committees.   The Women’s Regional…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: Jan 26-28

From sports to fashion, many exciting events are happening around Owensboro this weekend to entertain locals and visitors alike! DingerFest 2018 DingerFest brings MLB and Minor League players to Owensboro on Saturday, Jan. 27! The Cubs’ Kyle Schwarber and others will sign autographs and there will be a silent auction that will include lots of sports memorabilia. You even have the chance to play poker with the big leaguers! Proceeds…

O.Z. Tyler Is Now Heritage Member In Kentucky Distillers’ Association

O.Z. Tyler is the Kentucky Distillers’ Association’s eighth Heritage member joining Beam Suntory, Brown-Forman, Diageo North American, Four Roses, Heaven Hill Brands, Michter’s Distillery and Wild Turkey.  To qualify as a Heritage member, distilleries must have at least 25,000 barrels of distilled spirits aging in Kentucky warehouses.  O.Z. Tyler specializes in incredibly innovative process called TerrePURE® which is used to dramatically improve the quality and taste of the bourbon by…

Top 3 Things to Do This Weekend in Owensboro: Jan 19-21

Exciting things are happening in the new year around Owensboro. Here are this week’s top 3 ways to have fun in this snowy weather! American Cornhole Organization regional event The Owensboro Convention Center will host one of the ACO Masters Series Major Tournaments of the ACO Season 13 Heartland Conference. Gates open at 11 a.m. on Jan 19 and 9 a.m. on Jan 20. Events include: Slyder Cup, Senior Singles,…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: Jan 12-14

Even in the chilly January weather, there’s always something to do around Owensboro. Check out this week’s top 3 events that are sure to be indoor fun for the whole family! Owensboro Symphony’s Shakespeare in Love + Date Night Conductor Troy Quinn and the Owensboro Symphony’s Shakespeare in Love “Date Night” planned for the community promises to be a must-attend event!  The show begins at 6:15 p.m. in Cannon Hall…

Ride into Owensboro with the River City Powersports Show

The River City Powersports Show is the largest motorcycle and powersports show in Kentucky! The show is hosted at the Owensboro Convention Center from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Jan 13 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Jan 14. The Saturday night After Party will start at 8 p.m. with festivities until midnight. The two-day event features a bike show, live music, Miss PowerSports Contest, Fashion Shows,…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: Jan 5-7

Happy New Year! It’s a must that you start 2018 on the right foot by exploring Owensboro this first weekend of January. Here are three different ways to enjoy yourself in this chilly weather. 1. First Saturdays for Kids at the Western Kentucky Botanical Gardens A perfect weekend activity for families with young children (ages 5-11)! Come explore the gardens, then warm up in the classroom while learning about all…

Tourism Expected to Boom in 2018

2018 could set a record for tourism in Owensboro. The $15.3 million International Bluegrass Music Center at Second and Frederica streets will have a big grand opening celebration. But the date hasn’t been set yet. Chris Joslin, executive director of the museum, said recently that the opening of the new center had previously been set to coincide with the museum’s ROMP Fest in June. But, he said, “We’ve decided that…

Archery Tag Anyone?

Bratcher hoping to introduce sport here Archery Tag? Playing tag with bow and arrows sounds about as safe as Jarts, those big steel-tipped lawn darts that were popular in the ’70s. But the “arrows” are tipped with foam. And they’re perfectly safe, Jared Bratcher says. Bratcher, sports marketing director for the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau, hopes to interest city and county parks or maybe a private company in…

Fun For All Ages Jumps into Owensboro

The Elite Air Extreme Fun Center is open for business in Owensboro and is located at 606 Salem Drive. Elite Air is a trampoline park and American Ninja Warrior course brand new to Owensboro. The family-friendly facility has a glow-in-the-dark jump arena, complete with over 50 connected world-class trampolines and climbing walls. According to manager Amy Crabtree, Elite Air is expected to finish expanding in mid-January. The additions will include…