local events gold 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (12/2/13) - If you’re looking for some exciting, holiday fun, check out these events in Owensboro this week:

Bluegrass Jam
Head to the Bluegrass Museum on Dec. 5 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. to jam with other musicians. Jamming is for musicians of all levels and begins at 6 p.m. For more information, contact the Museum. (270) 926-7891 or go to: www.bluegrassmuseum.org

Brad McCrady presents "Christmas With Elvis"
Experience an electrifying live performance by Elvis Tribute Artist Brad McCrady at the Elizabeth Munday Activity Center on Dec. 6 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Re-live the fun and excitement as you travel back in time to the 50's, 60's, and 70's! Enjoy some of your favorite rock & roll, country, and gospel songs! Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children. (270) 315-2108 or go to: http://www.bradmccrady.com.

Holiday Hustle 5K Run/Walk
There will be a 5K Run/Walk sponsored by the Owensboro Parks and Recreation Department at the Adkisson Greenbelt Trail on Dec. 7. The run/walk will begin at the Dairy Queen on New Hartford Road and continue on the Horse Fork Creek Trail.

Owensboro Dance Theatre's Nutcracker Sweet Character Brunch
Have brunch with some of the Owensboro Dance Theatre's characters from The Nutcracker on the Cannon Hall Stage at the RiverPark Center on Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. For more information, contact: http://www.owensborodancetheatre.org.

5th Annual Toys For Tots Holiday Bash
The 2013 Thunder Roads Bluegrass Biker News Toys for Tots Holiday Bash will be held at the Ramada Inn on Dec. 7 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. It will feature live music, a food court, games with prizes, a silent auction, and Santa for the kids. All proceeds will go to the Toys for Tots program in Owensboro. For more information, go to: http://www.bluegrassbikernews.com.

Holiday Stroll
Stroll the downtown streets to get in the holiday spirit on Dec. 7 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Strolling carolers, storefront decorations, and indoor performers will make this evening a reminder of the good old days of being downtown at Christmas. The stroll will be on Second and Third streets from Daviess to St. Ann. For more information, contact Patti Acquisto at (270)684-9679.

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Service
The Owensboro Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #696 and Tri-State Branch #105, Fleet Reserve Association will sponsor a Pearl Harbor Remembrance Service at the VFW Post home at 311 W. Veterans Boulevard on December 7, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. The public is invited to come to this remembrance service and honor the soldiers, sailors, Marines, and airmen who were present on this fateful Sunday in December of 1941. For more information or if any one is interested in participating in the memorial ceremony, contact: Mike Coomes at: (270) 683-8621.

Owensboro Dance Theatre's "The Nutcracker"
The Owensboro Dance Theatre presents the Christmas classic, “The Nutcracker”, at the RiverPark Center on Dec. 7 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The performance will include elaborate sets, beautiful costumes, and the talents of over 100 community members, as well as the theatre company and guest artists from KY Ballet Theatre. For more information, go to: http://www.owensborodancetheatre.org.

Bradford Lee Folk & The Bluegrass Playboys
Up and coming bluegrass band, Bradford Lee Folk & The Bluegrass Playboys will appear at the International Bluegrass Music Museum for a great concert following Holiday Stroll on Dec. 7 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets are $20 and include beer, wine & snacks. For more information and tickets, contact the IBMM at (270) 926-7891, or go to: http://www.bluegrassmuseum.org.

Owensboro Choral Society presents Handel's Messiah
The Owensboro Choral Society will present Handel’s Messiah at Third Baptist Church on Dec. 8 from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Community singers make up the chorus of this local musical tradition and perform under the direction of Owensboro Community and Technical College Professor Connie Ford. Proceeds from this concert go to the Goodfellows Club, which provides clothing, emergency dental care and an annual Christmas party for children in need. For more information, contact Tracy McQueen at: (270) 686-4443

Taylor Riley
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