BourbonBlog.com recommends a trip to Owensboro Kentucky this weekend for the inaugural Owensboro Bourbon & Jazz Festival!
We’re including the list of most events below, order tickets and learn more by visiting this link.
The Owensboro Bourbon Society (OBS) is organizing this Owesnboro Bourbon and Jazz Festival. Vince Carida founded the OBS in March of 2011.
In its first year membership has increased from 15 members to over 70 members. The Owensboro Bourbon Society was established to celebrate the history of bourbon in the state of Kentucky, and specifically, the city of Owensboro, as well as educate people on the scientific and artistic elements of making bourbon.
To learn more about the festival or The Owensboro Bourbon Society, contact Vince Carida at (270) 240-5151 or go to www.owensborobourbonsociety.com .
VIP ticket holders will be treated to a special cocktail lounge with special bourbons, appetizers and ash bar. Barbara Santora and her band “Jazzin” will perform in the courtyard of the Riverpark Center 7 to 10 pm.
Special pricing on Bourbon flights for VIP ticket hodlers
Cost: $20 per person, $18 for CIP ticket olders. Only open to only 75 bourbon & BBQ Lovers
Cost: $27 VIP or $30 per person.
Dinner / Gala 6 to 10 pm. “Bourbon and Jazz Gala” on 2nd floor of Museum of Science and History 122 East 2nd Street. Cash bar and Miller Hour’s Chef Kasey prepare a dinner focusing on bourbon and a few other suprises. Silent auction and Charlene Blay and the 2ndition band. Dress up and wearing your “dancing shoes.”
$50 a ticket
Gala Dinner Menu
Salad: KY Bibb Lettuce with Fresh Herbs and Red Wine Vinaigrettte, Flat Bread Crackers and Butter.
Duet Entree: Bourbon Marinade Grilled Shrimp and Grilled Sirlion with Bourbon Butter Served over stone ground cheddar grits and grilled beefsteak tomato and sauteed haricot verts.
Dessert: Chocolate Bourbon Cake