The weather is supposed to be beautiful this weekend with no rain and 70 degrees temps — it’s finally time to enjoy Spring! This weekend you’ll find everything from a fundraiser with amazing kids talent to a race with Owensboro cops to some inspiring Gospel music! In other words, no matter what your interests are, Owensboro is likely to have something to enjoy that’s right up your alley.
The Tot, The Teen and The Wardrobe Consignment Sale
Over 50,000 items from 350 consignors will be sold Saturday April 28th 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. with a Half Off Sale Sunday April 29th 12-3 p.m. at the Owensboro Boys and Girls Club, 3415 Buckland Square, Owensboro, KY 42301. The sale is organized by Jennifer Higdon and Stephanie Higdon, who are sisters-in-law. This is the 24th sale the two have produced. Furniture, home décor, baby equipment, clothing for the whole family, toys galore, music, books, sports equipment, bikes, framed prints, and so much more will be available. Cash and credit/debit cards are accepted. There is no admission fee. The sale is open to the public.
Smoke on the Mountain Homecoming presented by Encore Musicals
It’s October, 1945. The war is over, America’s years of prosperity are just beginning. At the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, where the Reverend Mervin Oglethorpe is giving his last service. Having been called to preach in Texas, he’s already bought a 10-gallon hat and is preparing to ride into the sunset with his wife June, who is eight months pregnant. June’s brother Dennis will take over as the congregation’s pastor. Join the Sanders Family as they send Mervin and June off in style, with hilarious and touching stories, and 25 fabulous Bluegrass Gospel favorites. Purchase tickets now at Eventbrite.com $15 each.
Thurs., Fri., Sat., April 26-28 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday Matinee, April 29, 2018 at 2 p.m.
Saturday, April 28
2nd Annual Community Arbor Day
Join Daviess County Fiscal Court and City of Owensboro as they celebrate the 2nd Annual Community Arbor Day on Saturday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Yellow Creek Park (Shelter #3). All you have to do is show up — all tools and snacks and drinks will be provided. You can help plant 500 trees! The first 100 volunteers will receive a free eastern redbud to take home.
6th Annual Run from the Cops 5K Run/Walk
Join Owensboro Police Department for an event like no other! Costumes are welcome — dress up in your best cop or robber outfit for your chance to win a special prize after the race!
When: April 28, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.
Where: Owensboro Police Department, 222 E 9th Street, Owensboro, KY 42303
Cost: $30 Adult / $20 Youth
Registration opens at 7 a.m. / closes at 8 a.m.
Overall Male & Female
Top 3 in each division: 0-14; 15-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70 and over
Daviess County March of Dimes – March for Babies
Teams walk as a fundraiser to give every baby a chance at a healthy start in life. The event starts in downtown Owensboro’s beautiful Smothers Park with registration at 8 a.m. and opening ceremonies at 9 a.m., then a 2-mile walk downtown. The festival site will have lots of fun things to do with face painting, donated food, drinks, signage, banners, and inflatables. Make this a family fun event marching for a great cause. For information and complete list of event details, visit www.marchforbabies.org.
Owensboro River City Kennel Club Open House
An educational event for the public to attend, the ORCKC invites the public to see some of the elements of activities of rally, obedience, conformation, and grooming for all breeds event and for those that are not pure bred. Microchipping and free educational material will be available for the event, held at 12 p.m. at Legion Park.
Little Big Shots Fundraiser for Volunteer Owensboro
The show starts at 7 p.m. at TWO Empress Theatre in downtown Owensboro. The talent show will feature kids ages 12 and under and will be filmed for Spectrum channel 8 in Owensboro. Come and be a part of a live TV show audience to support Volunteer Owensboro. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the door. Ages under 5 are free! Go to www.volunteerowensboro.com or email [email protected] for more information.