Schedule

Friday – May 9, 2014

Opening Ceremony

RiverPark Center Patio

Entertainment
4pm

Presentations
5pm

Events

Pie Eating Contest

Smothers Park Overlook
6pm

Better Your Back Yard
Outdoor Living and Gardening Expo

Owensboro Convention Center
1pm – 9pm
$3 admission; children 11 & under free

Car Show

Owensboro Convention Center
Show Hours
1pm – 5pm – New Friday Time

Open Cruise-In
5pm – 9pm

Food & Drink

Mutton Glutton Party

RiverPark Center
6pm – 11pm

Downtown Dining

Check restaurants for hours of operation

Cooking Teams – BBQ Sandwiches/Burgoo

Courthouse Square, 2nd Street, St. Elizabeth Street
Early Afternoon

Concessions

Located throughout Festival Area
5pm – 11pm

Shopping

Bar-B-Q Festival Souvenirs

Smothers Park Gazebo
5pm – 10pm

RiverPark Center
6pm – 9pm

Arts and Crafts Vendors

Veterans Boulevard
5pm – 11pm

Business Park Vendors

2nd Street, Allen Street, St. Ann Street, Frederica Street, Daviess Street
5pm – 10pm

Downtown Shopping

Check stores for hours of operation

Entertainment

Mutton Glutton Party

Last Call
630pm – 1030pm

Children’s Entertainment

Carnival – Casey’s Rides
Veterans Boulevard & Frederica Street
2nd Street and J.R. Miller Boulevard
5pm-10pm

Festival Plaza

Veterans Boulevard and St. Elizabeth Street
5pm to Midnight

  • Seating Areas for Dining
  • Entertainment
  • Beer/Wine/Soft Drinks Available

Festival Plaza Stage

5pm – White Knight
630pm – Hereward the Wake
8pm – Shot Time and Cigarettes
930pm – LoCash Cowboys (sponsored by Champion Ford)

Miller Stage

5pm – The Dead Gypsies
6pm – Hounds and Horns
7pm – Dead Soldiers
8pm – The Calamity Cubes
930pm – JD Wilkes and the Dirt Daubers

Saturday – May 10, 2014

Events

Governor’s Cup

Cooking Teams
Courthouse Square, 2nd St., St. Elizabeth St.
All Day

Judging
2:45 p.m.

Serving Begins
3pm – New Time

Governor’s Cup Presentation & Awards
Festival Plaza Stage
6pm

Backyard Cook-Off

Cooking Teams
2nd and Locust St.
7am

Judging
2pm

Awards Ceremony
Festival Plaza Stage
6pm

5K Run/Walk

Owensboro Convention Center
8am

Bench Press Competition

Woodward’s Cafe
Registration 9am-10am
Lift 10am

Car Show

Owensboro Convention Center
9am – 8pm

4pm – Awards

Keg Toss

Festival Plaza (behind the stage)
2pm

Better Your Back Yard
Outdoor Living and Gardening Expo

Owensboro Convention Center
10am – 9pm
$3 admission; children 11 & under free

Food & Drink

Mutton Glutton Party

RiverPark Center
2pm – 11pm

Cooking teams serving
4pm – 7pm

Downtown Dining

Check Restaurants for Hours of Operation

Concessions

Located throughout Festival Area
9am – 11pm

Shopping

Bar-B-Q Festival Souvenirs

Smothers Park Gazebo
9am – 10pm

RiverPark Center
6pm – 9pm

Arts and Crafts Vendors

Veterans Boulevard
10am – 11pm

Business Park Vendors

2nd Street, Allen Street, St. Ann Street, Frederica Street, Daviess Street
9am – 10pm

Downtown Shopping

Check stores for hours of operation

Entertainment

Mutton Glutton Party

Discfunctn’l Groove
6:30pm – 10:30pm

Children’s Entertainment

Family Pavilion
Sponsored by First Baptist Church of Owensboro
2nd & Daviess Streets
10am – 5pm

Carnival – Casey’s Rides
Veterans Boulevard & Frederica Street
2nd Street and J.R. Miller Boulevard
9am-10pm

Festival Plaza

Veteran’s Blvd & Locust St.
Noon – Midnight

  • Seating Areas for Dining
  • Entertainment
  • Beer/Wine/Soft Drinks Available

Festival Plaza Stage

1pm – Amplified
230pm – Toad Strangler
430pm – Carbon Copy
6pm – Awards Ceremonies
7pm – Husky Burnette
9pm – Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band

Miller Stage

2pm – Rickett Pass
3:30pm – S.S. Web
5pm – The Dammit
630pm – Call Me Bronco
8pm – The Hooten Hallers
930pm – Jayke Orvis & The Broken Band

Sunday – May 11, 2014

Events

Better Your Back Yard
Outdoor Living and Gardening Expo

Owensboro Convention Center
11am – 4pm
$3 admission; children 11 & under free