Botanical Garden’s Valentine’s Brunch Coming Feb 11

The Western Kentucky Botanical Garden’s seventh annual St. Valentine’s Day Brunch at The Garden is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Feb. 11. It will also offer a preview of the garden’s fifth annual Orchard Show & Sale on Feb. 17. Susie Tyler, the garden’s director, said people who attend the brunch will be able to buy orchids on Feb. 11 rather than having to wait until the following Saturday. “We have…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: Feb 2-4

2018 Kentucky Sportsman Show The region’s largest hunting, fishing, and boating show will return to the Owensboro Convention Center for a full weekend of activity starting at 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan 2. The event will showcase over 50 demonstrations and seminars, giveaways, entertainment and interactive activities including hunting, fishing, boating, archery, scuba, ATV, RV, camping and more. You can even enter your furry friend in the Splash Dogs Dock…

Destination: Entertainment: Officials hope Woodward Theater will be magnet for music fans around globe

When the new $15.3 million International Bluegrass Music Center opens at Second and Frederica streets this fall, its 450-seat Woodward Theater will have the busiest stage in town. Chris Joslin, the center’s executive director, says plans call for a live bluegrass show every Saturday night. Four to six times a quarter — and maybe more, he said, the bluegrass center will also bring in artists from other roots music genres…

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…