This weekend, Trunnell’s is celebrating “Hometown Heroes Days.” In tribute for their service, Trunnell’s is offering FREE admission to all Kentucky and Indiana Firemen, Police Officers, First Responders, and Active & Retired Military (including Reserve & National Guard) with I.D. Immediate family members also receive half price admission. Kids can climb aboard the Fire Engine, search the Patrol Vehicle, investigate the Rescue Vehicle, listen to the sirens and have “Absolutely Farmtastic Fun” in the Family Fun Acre.” Contact 270-733-2222.
Bargain hunters will be out in full force this weekend for two huge consignment sales. “The Tot, the Teen, and the Wardrobe” will be filling the Boys & Girls Club on Buckland Square with over 45,000 items for babies, tots, teens, and home. (link to article?) Over at the Sportscenter, the “Pigtails and Cowlicks” sale will be going on as well, featuring over 30,000 kids items at 30% retail prices.
VW fans, this Saturday is just for you! Western Kentucky Botanical Gardens is hosting “Bugs in the Garden,” a VW cruise-in from 9-3. Come and browse or register your own VW. Trophies for Suzy Q; Best in Show, Best Paint, Best Interior, and Best Engine. Contact 270-852-8925.
Saturday night there will be another Lanham Brother’s Jamboree from 7-9pm at Diamond Lake’s “Good Time Theater” featuring Marty Brown, Paul Mosley, and Blue View. Each Jamboree is a family friendly, interactive, good ol’ fashioned show full of Bluegrass, Country, Clogging, and Comedy. Contact 270-314-4331.
If you’re in the mood for some outdoor dining Saturday night, try Owensboro’s first “White on Second” presented by Owensboro Symphony Orchestra. Enjoy an elegant evening of alfresco dining at its best! Dress in white and decorate your table in white for White on Second, a European style dinner set in the middle of Second Street. Order your dinner in advance from a downtown restaurant or bring a feast of your own.
Just around the corner there will be more live music at Smother’s Park on the Overlook Stage for “Live on the Banks.”
Sunday is the 44th annual Mount St. Joseph Picnic and Barbecue to benefit the retired sisters. The Ursuline Sisters offer award-winning barbecue mutton, pork and chicken, serving from 11:30 am to 2 pm. Booths, crafts, silent auction, quilt sale, bingo, games, inflatables for children and many other activities are offered. Plus, it’s a pretty drive out there.
That ought to keep you busy!