• Downtown Cruise In

    Saturday April 4, 2015 - Saturday October 3, 2015

    Location: Downtown City Streets

  • Ice Skating Lessons

    Saturday July 18, 2015 - Saturday August 8, 2015

    Location: Edge Ice Center
    Telephone: 270-687-8720

    Session 2

    The Edge Skating School follows the guidelines set by the Ice Skating Institute of America (I.S.I.).

    Register in person at the Edge or by calling 270-687-8720.

    Fee: $20, includes 1 hour of ice time (30 minutes of instruction plus 30 minutes of practice ice), skate rental, 2 free pool passes, and 2 free rink passes.

    Registration Deadline:  May 29

    Class Start Times & Levels:
    10:00 a.m.     Freestyle 1-3
    10:30 a.m.     Freestyle 4-10
    11:00 a.m.     Tots, Pre Alpha, Alpha, Beta, Adults
    11:30 a.m.     Tots, Pre Alpha, Gamma, Delta

  • TWO Presents Shakespeare in Smothers Park

    Sunday July 26, 2015 - Sunday August 2, 2015

    Location: River Overlook Stage
    Contact: Damon Wallace
    Telephone: 270-683-5003

     

    Twelfth Night; or, What You Will is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written around 1601–02 as a Twelfth Night’s entertainment for the close of the Christmas season. The play centers on the twins Viola and Sebastian, who are separated in a shipwreck. The play focuses on the Countess Olivia falling in love with Viola (who is disguised as a boy), and Sebastian in turn falling in love with Olivia.

     

    Free to the public.

     

    Rebecca Wright, a McLean County native, will serve as Guest Director.  Ms. Wright has a master’s degree in Theatre, and is in a Ph.D. program for Directing and Playwriting.  TWO will also offer an Introduction to Shakespeare workshop two to three weeks prior to the event.

  • USTA 55 & Over Tennis KY Championships

    Friday July 31, 2015 - Sunday August 2, 2015

    Location: Shifley Park, Moreland Park
    Contact: Anna Greene

    USTA Adult League Tennis Teams (age 55 and over) from across Kentucky will compete for a state championship over 3 days.

  • River City Church Serves

    Saturday August 1, 2015

    Location: River City Church
    Contact: Jordan Kreisle
    Telephone: 270-926-6009

    River City Church Serves is a city wide event, all are welcome! We will be

    helping prepare kids and families in our communities for a sucsessful start of

    the school year. There will be free backpacks filled with school supplies,

    haircuts, Diapers, oil changes, bikes, and event food. We love our city, and are

    excited to be the hands and feet of Jesus.

     

  • Jimmy Brigance 4 Miler

    Saturday August 1, 2015

    Location: Ben Hawes
    Contact: Andy Lawless

  • Parent/Tot Open Swim

    Saturday August 1, 2015

    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Location: Cravens Pool
    Telephone: 270-687-8700

    You"ll have FUN, FUN, FUN spending quality time with your little one at the pool. Come and enjoy an hour of safe 'n sound swimming time with your toddler and help them become comfortable with the water.

    Pool staff will be there to give helpful tips if needed. Pool toys will be available.

    One parent/guardian per child is required to be in the water.

    Swim pants or water diapers required.

    Ages: 6 months-2 years

    Fee: $3 per visit

     

  • Aquasize

    Saturday August 1, 2015

    Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Location: Cravens Pool
    Telephone: 270-687-8700

    Session 2

    This class consists of aerobic routines, stretching and toning performed in chest/shoulder deep water. The resistance from the water gives a first-rate workout!

    Now swimming skills necessary.

    Age:  16+

    Fee:  $35

    Registration Deadline:  June 26

  • Public Swim

    Saturday August 1, 2015

    Time: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Location: Cravens Pool
    Telephone: 270-687-8724

    • Daily Admission - $3.00
    • Children under 2 - Free
    • Family Rate (3 or more members)
      • Parents - $3.00
      • Children - $2.50 (ages 2-7 must be accompanied by a parent)
    • Groups (10 or more) - $2.75
  • Public Skate

    Saturday August 1, 2015

    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Location: Edge Ice Center
    Telephone: 270-687-8720

    $5.00 (includes skate rental)

  • Live on the Banks

    Saturday August 1, 2015

    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location: River Overlook Stage

    Featuring: Honey Roy

  • Gone to the Dogs!

    Sunday August 2, 2015

    Location: Cravens Pool
    Contact: Jennifer Hodges
    Telephone: 270-687-8333

    $7 per dog - Owner gets in FREE!

    The dog days of summer are going to end with a howl...and a splash! Before closing the pool, why not let man's best friend cool down and show off their best dog paddle or flea style with a dip in the pool!

    • Contests
    • Giveways
    • Prizes
    • and dog gone out of the ordinary displays from local pet stores and veterinarians

    Bring a small bag of dry dog food which will be donated to the Owensboro Humane Society or the Daviess County Animal Shelter.

  • Ben Hawes Mtn. Bike Race

    Sunday August 2, 2015

    Location: Ben Hawes-Rudy Mines Trails
    Contact: River City Racing

  • Public Swim

    Sunday August 2, 2015

    Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Location: Cravens Pool
    Telephone: 270-687-8724

    • Daily Admission - $3.00
    • Children under 2 - Free
    • Family Rate (3 or more members)
      • Parents - $3.00
      • Children - $2.50 (ages 2-7 must be accompanied by a parent)
    • Groups (10 or more) - $2.75
  • Public Skate

    Sunday August 2, 2015

    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Location: Edge Ice Center
    Telephone: 270-687-8720

    $5.00 (includes skate rental)

  • Public Skate

    Tuesday August 4, 2015

    Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Location: Edge Ice Center
    Telephone: 270-687-8720

    $3 admission (includes skate rental)

  • City Commission Meeting

    Tuesday August 4, 2015

    Time: 5:00 PM
    Location: 101 E. 4th Street
    Contact: Beth Cecil, City Clerk
    Telephone: 270-687-8552

    City Commission Meeting

  • Bluegrass on the Banks

    Tuesday August 4, 2015

    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location: River Overlook Stage

    Featuring: Randall Howard and Friends

     

    The series will showcase a variety of bluegrass music on the first and third Tuesdays of each month from May through September with two additional dates leading up to ROMP. Performances will be from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the River Overlook stage in Smothers Park at the north end of Frederica Street.

  • Downtown Date Night

    Thursday August 6, 2015 - Thursday September 3, 2015

    Location: River Overlook Stage
    Contact: Steve Champion

    Downtown Date Night is FREE outdoor entertainment at the River Overlook Stage in Smothers Park.

  • Public Skate

    Thursday August 6, 2015

    Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Location: Edge Ice Center
    Telephone: 270-687-8720

    $3 admission (includes skate rental)

  • Special Events Committee Meeting

    Thursday August 6, 2015

    Time: 1:30 PM
    Location: Public Works, 1410 West 5th Street
    Contact: Tim Ross
    Telephone: 270-687-8350

    Special Events Committee Meeting

  • Friday After 5

    Friday August 7, 2015

    Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location: Downtown Owensboro
    Contact: Kirk Kirkpatrick

    Friday After 5 is a summer-long series of free outdoor concerts held every Friday on the eight block, stunningly beautiful Owensboro, Kentucky riverfront.

    Friday After 5 began in 1996 with four concerts and grew into a 16-week signature festival for the entire tri-state area hosting more than 50,000 visitors each season on the riverfront every Friday After 5. It’s Where the Weekend Begins!

    Fun. Friends. Free.

    Friday After 5 was again named one of the “Top Ten Summer Festivals” in Kentucky and just won the prestigious Reader’s Choice Platinum Award for “Best Community Event” of the year.  The festival includes live bands, family events, food and entertainment and our “Toast to the Sunset” at each Friday After 5.

    Location:  From RiverPark Center through Smothers Park  to the Owensboro Convention Center downtown on the Owensboro Riverfront on the Ohio River.

    Hours: 5pm until 10pm each Friday.  Party Pier is open from 5pm until 11pm.

  • Concert on the Lawn

    Saturday August 8, 2015

    Location: KWC Front Lawn
    Contact: Jeremy Stephens

    Annual concert by the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra on the front lawn of Kentucky

    Wesleyan College.

  • Big Blue Riverfront Relay

    Saturday August 8, 2015

    Location: Downtown Owensboro
    Contact: Chris Hubbard

  • Public Skate

    Saturday August 8, 2015

    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Location: Edge Ice Center
    Telephone: 270-687-8720

    $5.00 (includes skate rental)

  • Live on the Banks

    Saturday August 8, 2015

    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location: River Overlook Stage

    Featuring: Heath and Molly

  • Public Skate

    Sunday August 9, 2015

    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Location: Edge Ice Center
    Telephone: 270-687-8720

    $5.00 (includes skate rental)

  • City Commission Work Session

    Tuesday August 11, 2015

    Time: 12:00 PM
    Location: 101 E. 4th Street
    Contact: Beth Cecil, City Clerk
    Telephone: 270-687-8552

    City Commission Work Session

  • Friday After 5

    Friday August 14, 2015

    Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location: Downtown Owensboro
    Contact: Kirk Kirkpatrick

    Friday After 5 is a summer-long series of free outdoor concerts held every Friday on the eight block, stunningly beautiful Owensboro, Kentucky riverfront.

    Friday After 5 began in 1996 with four concerts and grew into a 16-week signature festival for the entire tri-state area hosting more than 50,000 visitors each season on the riverfront every Friday After 5. It’s Where the Weekend Begins!

    Fun. Friends. Free.

    Friday After 5 was again named one of the “Top Ten Summer Festivals” in Kentucky and just won the prestigious Reader’s Choice Platinum Award for “Best Community Event” of the year.  The festival includes live bands, family events, food and entertainment and our “Toast to the Sunset” at each Friday After 5.

    Location:  From RiverPark Center through Smothers Park  to the Owensboro Convention Center downtown on the Owensboro Riverfront on the Ohio River.

    Hours: 5pm until 10pm each Friday.  Party Pier is open from 5pm until 11pm.

  • 17th Annual Multicultural Festival

    Saturday August 15, 2015

    Location: First Presbyterian Church
    Contact: Debbie McCoy

    The festival includes 30-40 information booths representing various cultures and

    heritages, cultural demonstrations and entertainment on stage and a food court

    serving food common to the various cultures.

  • Live on the Banks

    Saturday August 15, 2015

    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location: River Overlook Stage

    Featuring: Insulated

  • City Commission Meeting

    Tuesday August 18, 2015

    Time: 5:00 PM
    Location: 101 E. 4th Street
    Contact: Beth Cecil, City Clerk
    Telephone: 270-687-8552

    City Commission Meeting

  • Bluegrass on the Banks

    Tuesday August 18, 2015

    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location: River Overlook Stage

    Featuring: Kings Highway

    The series will showcase a variety of bluegrass music on the first and third Tuesdays of each month from May through September with two additional dates leading up to ROMP. Performances will be from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the River Overlook stage in Smothers Park at the north end of Frederica Street.

  • Friday After 5

    Friday August 21, 2015

    Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location: Downtown Owensboro
    Contact: Kirk Kirkpatrick

    Friday After 5 is a summer-long series of free outdoor concerts held every Friday on the eight block, stunningly beautiful Owensboro, Kentucky riverfront.

    Friday After 5 began in 1996 with four concerts and grew into a 16-week signature festival for the entire tri-state area hosting more than 50,000 visitors each season on the riverfront every Friday After 5. It’s Where the Weekend Begins!

    Fun. Friends. Free.

    Friday After 5 was again named one of the “Top Ten Summer Festivals” in Kentucky and just won the prestigious Reader’s Choice Platinum Award for “Best Community Event” of the year.  The festival includes live bands, family events, food and entertainment and our “Toast to the Sunset” at each Friday After 5.

    Location:  From RiverPark Center through Smothers Park  to the Owensboro Convention Center downtown on the Owensboro Riverfront on the Ohio River.

    Hours: 5pm until 10pm each Friday.  Party Pier is open from 5pm until 11pm.

  • Dragon Boat Festival

    Saturday August 22, 2015

    Location: English Park
    Contact: Tim Ross

  • Edge Birthday Bash!

    Saturday August 22, 2015

    Location: Edge Ice Center
    Telephone: 270-687-8720

    The Edge Ice Center will celebrate it's 6th birthday.

    We invite you to join us for

    • Free skating
    • Prizes
    • Games
    • Giveaways
  • Live on the Banks

    Saturday August 22, 2015

    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location: River Overlook Stage

    Featuring: LightStruck

  • Dazzling Daylilies Festival - Balloons Over the Garden

    Friday August 28, 2015 - Sunday August 30, 2015

    Location: Western Kentucky Botanical Garden

     

    The Event will comprise of Balloon rides (long distance) and tethered rides

    (fixed location, approx. 50 ft in the air). There will be inflatables for kids to

    play on, There will be entertainment and music to enjoy. There will also be food

    and beverages on hand.

  • Friday After 5

    Friday August 28, 2015

    Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location: Downtown Owensboro
    Contact: Kirk Kirkpatrick

    Friday After 5 is a summer-long series of free outdoor concerts held every Friday on the eight block, stunningly beautiful Owensboro, Kentucky riverfront.

    Friday After 5 began in 1996 with four concerts and grew into a 16-week signature festival for the entire tri-state area hosting more than 50,000 visitors each season on the riverfront every Friday After 5. It’s Where the Weekend Begins!

    Fun. Friends. Free.

    Friday After 5 was again named one of the “Top Ten Summer Festivals” in Kentucky and just won the prestigious Reader’s Choice Platinum Award for “Best Community Event” of the year.  The festival includes live bands, family events, food and entertainment and our “Toast to the Sunset” at each Friday After 5.

    Location:  From RiverPark Center through Smothers Park  to the Owensboro Convention Center downtown on the Owensboro Riverfront on the Ohio River.

    Hours: 5pm until 10pm each Friday.  Party Pier is open from 5pm until 11pm.

  • Unchained

    Saturday August 29, 2015

    Location: Moreland Park
    Contact: Roger Chilton
    Telephone: 270-315-7379

  • Live on the Banks

    Saturday August 29, 2015

    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location: River Overlook Stage

    Featuring: Troy Miller

    Pickin' in the Park: Owensboro Acoustic Jam

    River Park Center Gazebo: Arnie Weiner