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Happenings and Meetings - Owensboro

happeningsandmeetings blueOWENSBORO, Ky. (6/17/14) — The following events will take place in Owensboro within the next few weeks.

Owensboro Regional Farmers Market

  • Every Tues, Thurs and Sat 6:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Owensboro Christian Church, 2818 New Hartford Road.

  • Tuesdays 1:30-4:30 p.m. Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, 1201 Pleasant Valley Road.

  • Wednesdays, 7:30-10:30 a.m. New Life Church, 400 Crabtree Avenue

  • Fridays, 2-5 p.m. Nona’s Downtown Market, 126 E. 2nd Street

Owensboro Oilers Home Games, June 10,11,12,13,16,17 Kamuf Park, Todd Bridge Road

Every Tuesday 7 p.m. – Live Trivia, TGI Fridays, 5135 Frederica Street

Every Wednesday 7 p.m. – Karaoke & Cornhole, TGI Fridays, 5135 Frederica Street

Every Thursday 7:30 p.m. – Trivia Night, Gambrinus, 116-A W 2nd Street

Every Thursday 8 p.m. – Thursday’s Live at Fridays, TGI Fridays, 5135 Frederica St.

Every Saturday 8 p.m. – Comedy Night, TGI Fridays, 5135 Frederica Street

Kids in the Kitchen
10:30 a.m. June 17
Where: Owensboro Museum of Science & History, 122 E. 2nd Street
The Junior League presents Kids in the Kitchen. This time kids will be making veggie kabobs and fresh ranch dip.

Bluegrass on the Banks
7-9 p.m. June 17
Where: Smothers Park Overlook Stage, Owensboro Riverfront
The city of Owensboro is brings back Bluegrass On The Banks, showcasing bluegrass music on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month through early October. Tonight features Becky and The Butler County Boys. Admission is free.

Owensboro Oilers Home Game
7 p.m. June 17
Where: Kamuf Park, Todd Bridge Road

Civil War Morse Code Mystery
11:30 a.m. June 18
Where: Owensboro Museum of Science & History, 122 E. 2nd Street
Join the members of the Ham Radio Club and decipher secret messages. http://www.owensboromuseum.org (270) 687-2732

Trunnell’s Farm Market
2-3 p.m. and 3-4 p.m. June 18
Where: Daviess Co Public Library, 2200 Frederica Street
Join Trunnell’s Farm Market by digging into the exciting world of agriculture. From learning about plants to bees, we will educate and entertain all ages about the farm. We will read the story Tops and Bottoms, learn the different parts of a plant, and learn what parts are edible and non-edible in an interactive outdoor classroom. Children will learn and investigate germination of seeds and plant needs in an interactive lesson where they will create a Grass-Head to take home and watch grow. (270) 684-0211

Flight Simulator
11 a.m. June 19
Where: Owensboro Museum of Science & History, 122 E. 2nd Street
Fly the friendly virtual skies with a radio controlled airplane flight simulator. http://www.owensboromuseum.org (270) 687-2732

Downtown Date Night
7-9 p.m. June 19
Where: Downtown Owensboro
Start your weekend early by heading to Downtown Owensboro for free live music and events. Visit one of our great downtown restaurants for dinner and then enjoy the riverfront.

Dazzling Daylilies Festival & Balloons Over the Garden
9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 20-28, some evening events
Where: Western KY Botanical Garden, 25 Carter Road
The Dazzling Daylily Festival brings beautiful blooms plus multiple activities for everyone to enjoy! Balloons Over the Garden will return as well on June 20-22, offering tethered hot air balloon rides. Lantern Launches will be at dusk. Check the Western Ky. Botanical Garden’s website for a complete schedule. http://www.wkbg.org (270) 852-8925

Kids Fit
10:30 a.m. June 20
Where: Owensboro Museum of Science & History, 122 E. 2nd Street
Fun summer activities designed to help kids keep active & fit. Learn exercises, games, and things that can be done at home. http://www.owensboromuseum.org (270) 687-2732

Electric Safety Show
12:30 p.m. June 20
Where: Owensboro Museum of Science & History, 122 E. 2nd Street
Big Rivers & Kenergy Corp’s Greg Morgan demonstrates electric safety and sizzling sparkling fun. http://www.owensboromuseum.org (270) 687-2732

Friday After 5
6-10 p.m. June 20
Where: Where: RiverPark Center, Smothers Park, 101 Daviess Street
Woodabenz (dance band) on the Main Stage; Bandazzy in the Courtyard; Childress Family, Southern Sound Quartet, Pam & Terry, Cannon Hall Gospel on the River; Jenny Beth Willis on the Overlook Stage; Street Fair "Hula Hoops & Water Balloons". http://www.fridayafter5.com (270) 687-2787

“Guys & Dolls”
June 20-22 7:30pm (20-21) 2pm (22)
Where: TWO The Empress, 418 Frederica Street
Set in Daymon Runyon’s mythical New York City, this oddball romantic comedy — considered by some to be the perfect musical – soars with the spirit of Broadway. www.theatreworkshop.org (270) 683-5333

NSA Fast-Pitch World Series Qualifier
All Day June 21-22
Where: Panther Creek & Fisher Parks
Softball tournaments.

USTA Junior Tennis Championships
All Day June 21-22
Where: Moreland Park, W. Parrish Avenue & Hickman Avenue
Tennis tournaments.

Saturday Morning Live
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. June 21
Where: Daviess Co. Public Library, 2020 Frederica Street
Self-guided fun and educational activities with a focus on literacy and school readiness. For more information, contact the library at( 270) 684-0211 http://www.dcplibrary.org

Barbecue Picnic
Serving 3 p.m. June 21
Where: Our Lady of Lourdes, 4029 Frederica Street

Elvis & Country Legends Tribute
7-9 p.m. June 21
Where: Diamond Lake Resort, 7301 Hobbs Road
Brady McCrady returns with his “Elvis & Legends Tribute” show, with special guests The Hosscats. Adults $10 / Children $5. Tickets sold at the door beginning at 6:30 p.m. Snacks will be available for purchase. (270) 229-4900

Big O Battle of the Bands
7 p.m. June 21
Where: Boiler Room, 1100 Walnut Street
WBKR is holding open auditions for the Battle of the Big O. Contestants must be 13 years old by August 16 to be eligible. Finalists will appear at the finale at Diamond Lake on July 26, with the winner performing a mini-set at the Big O Music Fest on August 16.

Live on the Banks
7-9 p.m. June 21
Where: Smothers Park Overlook Stage, Owensboro Riverfront
Enjoy a mixture of live music every Saturday on the Overlook Stage in Smothers Park.
Tonight features Troy Miller.

The Medieval Times of Mad King Owen
7 p.m. June 21
Where: Pangea Café, 1320 Carter Road
Murder Mystery Dinner with a Medieval twist. For reservations, call 270-689-9824.

Marvel Movie Madness
9 p.m. June 21
Where: McConnell Plaza, Owensboro Riverfront
FREE movies featuring comic book superhero characters on an inflatable screen with surround sound. Food vendors will be available. Bring chairs or blankets and enjoy a movie in the night air.

Science Exploration Lab
3-4 p.m. June 22
Where: Owensboro Museum of Science & History, 122 E. 2nd Street
Investigate plants and seeds in this fun, hands-on activity. http://www.owensboromuseum.org (270) 687-2732

Bluegrass on the Banks
7-9 p.m. June 23
Where: Smothers Park Overlook Stage, Owensboro Riverfront
The city of Owensboro is brings back Bluegrass On The Banks, showcasing bluegrass music on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month through early October. Tonight features Gaining Ground and Blackberry Jam. Admission is free.

Hummingbirds
10:30 a.m. June 24
Where: Owensboro Museum of Science & History, 122 E. 2nd Street
Explore the fascinating world of the ruby-throated hummingbird with The Audubon Society. Learn about their migration habits & how to attract them to your yard. http://www.owensboromuseum.org (270) 687-2732

Walk, Talk & Lunch in the Garden
11:30 a.m. June 24
Where: Western KY Botanical Garden, 25 Carter Road
Enjoy lunch and a great program at Western KY Botanical Garden. This month’s speaker is Ben Skiadas, managing partner at the new Lure Seafood & Grille.

Bluegrass on the Banks
7-9 p.m. June 24
Where: Smothers Park Overlook Stage, Owensboro Riverfront
The city of Owensboro is brings back Bluegrass On The Banks, showcasing bluegrass music on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month through early October. Tonight features The Merritt Sisters and Jenny Beth Willis. Admission is free.

ROMP: Bluegrass Roots & Branches Festival
June 25-28 Concerts 9-midnight, Wed; 5-midnight,Thurs; 11 a.m.-midnight, Fri; 11 a.m.-midnight, Sat
Where: Yellow Creek Park, 5710 Hwy 144, and IBMM, 117 Daviess Street
The 11th Annual River of Music Party brings three days of bluegrass music! Thursday will bring jamming and storytelling at the Museum. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights bring concerts by some of the best performers in bluegrass to Yellow Creek Park. This year’s lineup includes: Ricky Skaggs, Old Crow Medicine Show, Sam Bush, Del McCoury, Doyle Lawson, David Grisman Folk Jazz Trio, Railroad Earth, Wood Brothers, Sarah Jarosz, Pokey LaFarge, Noam Pikelny & Stuart Duncan. For a complete lineup, visit the festival website at http://www.RompFest.com. (270) 926-7891

Civil War Morse Code Mystery
11:30 a.m. June 25
Where: Owensboro Museum of Science & History, 122 E. 2nd Street
Join the members of the Ham Radio Club and decipher secret messages. http://www.owensboromuseum.org (270) 687-2732

Frozen in Summer
2 p.m. and 4 p.m. June 25
Where: Daviess Co Public Library, 2200 Frederica Street
Explore why Olaf really couldn’t survive in the summer as we talk about the different chemical forms of water, and play with a type of snow that doesn’t melt in the heat.
http://www.dcplibrary.org (270) 684-0211

Downtown Date Night
7-9 p.m. June 26
Where: Downtown Owensboro
Start your weekend early by heading to Downtown Owensboro for free live music and events. Visit one of our great downtown restaurants for dinner and then enjoy the riverfront.

Owensboro Area Quilter’s Guild Quilt Show
9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 27-28
Where: Owensboro Convention Center, 501 W. 2nd Street
Over 300 quilted items and Jabez Challenge wall hangings on display. Vendors will offer fabrics, kits, books and more. Admission is $6.00. (270) 687-8800

Civil War Soldier Life
10:30 a.m. June 27-28
Where: Owensboro Museum of Science & History, 122 E. 2nd Street
Join Civil War re-enactor Glen Campbell and learn about life as a Civil War Soldier. (270) 687-2732

Civil War Era Silhouettes
10:30 a.m. June 27
Where: Owensboro Museum of Science & History, 122 E. 2nd Street
Join Studio Slant and make a Civil War Era Silhouette. Kevin Bruner will discuss coin collecting. (270) 687-2732

Bass Pro Shops Big Cat Quest Catfish Tournament
All Day June 28
Where: English Park, 1 Woodford Avenue
Catfishing tournament

NSA Fast-Pitch Tri-State Tournament
All Day June 28-29
Where: Panther Creek Park and Fisher Parks
Softball tournaments

Freedom Bash
All Day June 28
Where: Diamond Lake Resort, 7301 Hobbs Road
Enter the Diamond Lake Scavenger Hunt, Seed-Spitting & Pie-Eating contests. Decorate a golf cart or vehicle for the Patriotic Parade. Fireworks are scheduled for Saturday night. http://www.diamondlakeresort.net (270) 229-4900

Saturday Morning Live
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. June 28
Where: Daviess Co. Public Library, 2020 Frederica Street
Self-guided fun and educational activities with a focus on literacy and school readiness. For more information, contact the library at (270) 684-0211 http://www.dcplibrary.org

StoryLab “If You Hopped Like a Frog”
1:30 p.m. June 28
Where: Owensboro Museum of Science & History, 122 E. 2nd Street
STORYLAB features If You Hopped Like a Frog by David M. Schwartz! Hear Science Educator Kim Ray read the book, then discover all kinds of science fun. Story Lab Activity: What if you could be different animals? Find out with our story lab activities. This is a great activity for pre-school through elementary age groups. http://www.owensboromuseum.org (270) 687-2732

Science Exploration Lab
2:30 p.m. June 28
Where: Owensboro Museum of Science & History, 122 E. 2nd Street
More fun with air pressure. http://www.owensboromuseum.org (270) 687-2732

Barbecue Picnic
Serving 4p.m. June 28
Where: St. Mary Magdalene, 7232 Kentucky 56

Big O Battle of the Bands
6 p.m. June 28
Where: Show Me’s, 5000 Frederica Street
WBKR is holding open auditions for the Battle of the Big O. Contestants must be 13 years old by August 16 to be eligible. Finalists will appear at the finale at Diamond Lake July 26, with the winner performing a mini-set at the Big O Music Fest August 16.

Live on the Banks
7-9 p.m. June 28
Where: Smothers Park Overlook Stage, Owensboro Riverfront
Enjoy a mixture of live music every Saturday on the Overlook Stage in Smothers Park.
Tonight features Nathan Morris.

Pickin’ in the Park
7-9 p.m. June 28
Where: Smothers Park, Veterans Boulevard
On the last Saturday of each month through August, bring your instruments down to Smothers Park for an night of acoustic jamming with other musicians. The City of Owensboro invites musicians to take up spots around Smothers Park and bring music to the Ohio Riverbank.

Owensboro Oilers Home Game
7 p.m. June 28
Where: Kamuf Park, Todd Bridge Road

Indestructible Fight Club Fight Night 2
7:30 p.m. June 28
Where: The Next Level, 105 Carlton Drive
Amateur and professional MMA Event. Tickets are $35.

Marvel Movie Madness
9 p.m. June 28
Where: McConnell Plaza, Owensboro Riverfront
Free movies featuring comic book superhero characters on an inflatable screen with surround sound. Food vendors will be available. Bring chairs or blankets and enjoy a movie in the night air.

StoryLab “If You Hopped Like a Frog”
2 p.m. June 29
Where: Owensboro Museum of Science & History, 122 E. 2nd Street
STORYLAB features If You Hopped Like a Frog by David M. Schwartz! Hear Science Educator Kim Ray read the book, then discover all kinds of science fun. Story Lab Activity: What if you could be different animals? Find out with our story lab activities. This is a great activity for pre-school through elementary age groups. http://www.owensboromuseum.org (270) 687-2732

Science Exploration Lab
3 p.m. June 29
Where: Owensboro Museum of Science & History, 122 E. 2nd Street
More fun with air pressure. http://www.owensboromuseum.org (270) 687-2732

Owensboro Oilers Home Game
7 p.m. June 29
Where: Kamuf Park, Todd Bridge Road

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