Jabali African Acrobats
October 12 from 2 – 3 p.m. | RiverPark Center
The Jabali African Acrobats are a guaranteed hit with all age groups! They are especially known for motivational and high-energy presentations accenting youth and positive thinking. The show features six talented acrobats from Kenya, East Africa who perform a show set to recorded music. The performance highlights interaction with the audience with such dances as Flamingo Limbo Bar Dance, Congo Snake Dance, and Skip Rope Jump techniques. They can also perform tumbling, contortion, linking of arms, human pyramids, chair balancing and their acrobatic specialties.
Paint Your Pumpkins
October 23 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. | The Cottage
The Cottage will offer a large array of pumpkins of all shapes and sizes for purchase. Paints, brushes and decorations will be available at no charge for participants to paint their own pumpkins and make their own creations.
All-Star Monster Truck Tour
October 8 – 9 | Windy Hollow Speedway
The All-Star Monster Truck Tour is coming to town! Event entertainment includes a full lineup of monster trucks, monster truck rides, Kentucky ATV Challenge, a track party, a bounce zone, and a wreck pit toy box. Visit AllStarMonster on Facebook for tickets.
Reid’s Apple Festival
October 16 – 17 | Reid’s Orchard
This unique festival on the third weekend in October celebrates the fall season and everything apple! Sample all kinds of tasty treats from food vendors, go shopping among the many arts & crafts vendors, and let the kids enjoy the petting zoo, or get a thrill on the many carnival rides.
Fall Fun at Trunnell’s
Throughout October & November
Be sure to check out Trunnell’s for a variety of fun fall events happening throughout the season! From pumpkin patches to corn mazes to barnyard animals—Trunnell’s has everything your family needs to get into the fall spirit!
Halloween Glow Skate Party
October 22 @ 7:30 p.m. | Edge Ice Center
Come dressed in your Halloween costume and skate to some of your favorite Halloween music. Admission is $10 per person, which includes skate rental. The event will feature a live DJ and “haunted locker rooms.” Tickets can be purchased ahead of time at owensboro.org.