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Father’s Day Activities That Your Dad Will Appreciate

man with his son golfers walking on golf course
Every year in June, dad gets a special day honoring him. But each dad is different, with different interests, hobbies, and lifestyles. Fortunately, there are many ways to honor dads, as there are kinds of dads. If you want to forego the Father’s Day tie and do something special, consider... [read more]

Celebrate National Pet Week With A Trip To These Owensboro Dog Parks

Dogs playing in a dog park
It's Pet Appreciation Week! If you're a dog parent, you can show your pooch just how much you appreciate their companionship with a fun trip to these dog-friendly parks in Owensboro, KY. Pet Appreciation Week Pet Appreciation Week begins on the 1st Sunday of June every year and ends on Saturday. This... [read more]

Get Ready For Friday After 5

friends enjoying live music
Are you looking for things to do outside now that the weather’s warming up? You can add a recurring event to your social calendar by going to Friday After 5 at the Owensboro riverfront each week. The season starts on May 20 and runs through the summer. And since it... [read more]

Fun Family Activities In Owensboro

Multi Generation Family Enjoying Picnic In Park Together
The local schools are about to close for the year, meaning you need to come up with some fun things to fill the days. Fortunately, Owensboro is overflowing with family-friendly activities perfect for all ages. Thus, check out some of the best things to do in Owensboro so you can... [read more]

Hit The Lanes At Diamond Bowling Alley

people bowling
If you're looking for friends, fun, and bowling, Diamond Bowling Alley is a great spot. Bowling is an exciting sport for anyone who plays, whether you're in a league or just looking to have a great time. Diamond Bowling Alley is an Owensboro small, family-owned business that has been serving... [read more]

Visit One Of Kentucky’s Best Candy Shops

Chocolate collection on a silk and shiny background
According to the Swedish botanist Linnaeus, chocolate is the "food of the gods." Once you've tried one of Kentucky's best candy shops, we think you might agree with him. Andria's Candies is an award-winning chocolate shop located right here in Owensboro, KY. Southern Living® recognized this local sweet shop as... [read more]

Jump Into Spring At Trunnell’s Family Fun Acre and Farm Market

Basket of Spring Strawberries. Trunnel's Farm Market in Owensboro
It might still be a little chilly outside, but that shouldn't keep you from planning your spring activities. If you have a list of things to do already, add Trunnel's Farm Market right at the top. It's a great place to enjoy the pleasant springtime weather. So, pack a picnic... [read more]

Explore Mester Park Zoo And Botanical Garden

Mother with her sons looking at turtle in zoo
Mester Park Zoo and Botanical Garden was opened in 1924 by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and it was Indiana's very first zoo. Connecting people to incredible wildlife is an exciting part of their job, Mester Park is located on 45 acres of natural beauty. This amazing destination... [read more]

Donate To Team Western Kentucky Tornado Relief Fund

On Dec. 10, 2021, a destructive long-tracked tornado tore through Western Kentucky producing catastrophic damage in multiple towns, including Mayfield, Princeton, Dawson Spring, and Bremen. More than 70 people were killed during that horrific event in which the tornado was on the ground for more the 200 miles. The tornado... [read more]

Enjoy A Candle-Lit Symphony

Close-up of a white violin with three Candle.
With Valentine's Day right around the corner, you may be in search of a unique date night adventure to share with a special person in your life. On Friday, February 11, the Candlelit Symphony will feature the Owensboro Symphony string quartet. Along with romantic music and candle lighting, heavy hors... [read more]