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Aug
26
Fri
Summer Salute Festival @ Little River Park
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – Aug 27 @ 10:00 pm

The Inaugural Summer Salute Festival rebrands and improves the 34-year run of Little River Days with a MAJOR format upgrade that includes national music acts, car shows, kids zone and much more – all geared to attract local and regional audiences.  City leaders and festival organizers are projecting 10-20,000 attendees over the new two-day event that is garnering widespread community support.

Summer Salute Festival
Summer Salute Festival
Kentucky Bourbon Mashoree @ MB Roland Distillery
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

You’ll be able to enjoy bourbons, spirits and craft beers throughout the event, including cocktails and frozen adult slushies.  There will be multiple food trucks serving delicious offerings will be here for the two day event. Distilleries and craft artisans will also be selling their merchandise on the grounds.

mbr-mashoree-logo-final-tagline-brown-01-768x768The festival starts on Friday at 1:00 PM and closes at 6:00 PM, CST, reopening Saturday morning at 10:00 AM and finishing at 5:00 PM. Also, join us for our final Pickin’ on the Porch of the season at 6:00 PM Saturday night and ending at 9:00 PM, so stay and enjoy the party!

There is no cost for parking or to enter the festival! Early bird drink tickets will be available Aug 1 through Aug 20. You must be 21 or older to redeem. Call the distillery gift shop at (270) 640-7744 or e-mail [email protected] to order tickets.

Participating distilleries include:

  • Barrel House Distillery – Lexington, KY
  • Casey Jones Distillery – Hopkinsville, KY
  • Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. – Louisville, KY
  • Corsair Distillery – Bowling Green, KY
  • Dueling Grounds Distillery – Franklin, KY
  • Four Roses Distillery – Lawrenceburg, KY
  • Kentucky Artisan Distillery – Crestwood, KY
  • Limestone Branch Distillery – Lebanon, KY
  • MB Roland Distillery – Pembroke, KY
  • New Riff Distilling – Newport, KY
  • The Old Pogue Distillery – Maysville, KY
  • Second Sight Spirits – Ludlow, KY
  • Town Branch Distillery – Lexington, KY
  • Wilderness Trail Distillery – Danville, KY
  • Willett Distillery – Bardstown, KY
VIP Meet & Greet the Distillers @ MB Roland Distillery
Aug 26 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

mbr-mashoree-logo-final-tagline-brown-01-768x768Friday evening beginning at 6:30 PM, we will be hosting a VIP Dinner/Meet & Greet the Distillers. Slow roasted barbecued hog will be the featured entree, served in Tacos and Nachos de Carnitas. Guests will enjoy mingling with distillers and distillery personnel while also listening to a fun and lively panel of distillers, moderated by renowned author and bourbon aficionado, Fred Minnick. We will also have Fred’s books here for sale if you’d like to get an autograph in person! Live music will be provided by Odiss Kohn. Cash bar will be available.

VIP Dinner/Meet & Greet tickets are $60 each, limited quantity available. Please e-mail [email protected] if you are interested in purchasing tickets.

Participating distilleries include:

  • Barrel House Distillery – Lexington, KY
  • Casey Jones Distillery – Hopkinsville, KY
  • Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. – Louisville, KY
  • Corsair Distillery – Bowling Green, KY
  • Dueling Grounds Distillery – Franklin, KY
  • Four Roses Distillery – Lawrenceburg, KY
  • Kentucky Artisan Distillery – Crestwood, KY
  • Limestone Branch Distillery – Lebanon, KY
  • MB Roland Distillery – Pembroke, KY
  • New Riff Distilling – Newport, KY
  • The Old Pogue Distillery – Maysville, KY
  • Second Sight Spirits – Ludlow, KY
  • Town Branch Distillery – Lexington, KY
  • Wilderness Trail Distillery – Danville, KY
  • Willett Distillery – Bardstown, KY

We look forward to welcoming these wonderful distilleries to Western Kentucky! Just put 137 Barkers Mill Rd, Pembroke, KY 42266 into your GPS and join us in celebrating our bourbon & spirits heritage!

Aug
27
Sat
Kentucky Bourbon Mashoree @ MB Roland Distillery
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’ll be able to enjoy bourbons, spirits and craft beers throughout the event, including cocktails and frozen adult slushies. Mulitple food trucks serving delicious mbr-mashoree-logo-final-tagline-brown-01-768x768offerings will be here for the two day event. Distilleries and craft artisans will also be selling their merchandise on the grounds.

The festival starts on Friday at 1:00 PM and closes at 6:00 PM, CST, reopening Saturday morning at 10:00 AM and finishing at 5:00 PM. Also, join us for our final Pickin’ on the Porch of the season at 6:00 PM Saturday night and ending at 9:00 PM, so stay and enjoy the party!

There is no cost for parking or to enter the festival! Early bird drink tickets will be available Aug 1 through Aug 20. You must be 21 or older to redeem. Call the distillery gift shop at (270) 640-7744 or e-mail [email protected] to order tickets.

Participating distilleries include:

  • Barrel House Distillery – Lexington, KY
  • Casey Jones Distillery – Hopkinsville, KY
  • Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. – Louisville, KY
  • Corsair Distillery – Bowling Green, KY
  • Dueling Grounds Distillery – Franklin, KY
  • Four Roses Distillery – Lawrenceburg, KY
  • Kentucky Artisan Distillery – Crestwood, KY
  • Limestone Branch Distillery – Lebanon, KY
  • MB Roland Distillery – Pembroke, KY
  • New Riff Distilling – Newport, KY
  • The Old Pogue Distillery – Maysville, KY
  • Second Sight Spirits – Ludlow, KY
  • Town Branch Distillery – Lexington, KY
  • Wilderness Trail Distillery – Danville, KY
  • Willett Distillery – Bardstown, KY
Pickin’ on the Porch: Mike Robinson @ MB Roland Distillery
Aug 27 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

All events are open and free-of-charge to the public. We allow outside food, non-alcoholic beverages, chairs, and blankets. Shade items are allowed in designated areas. Live music is from 6-9pm, but we highly recommend getting here at least one hour early for the best parking, seating, and to make any purchases without any lines. Supervised children and leashed dogs are welcome. Food vendors will be on site throughout the event.

NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES or grills/open flames allowed.

FREE ADMISSION & PARKING!!!

Sep
1
Thu
Elkton Bike Night @ Public Square in Elkton
Sep 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Each year, Public Square welcomes motorcycle enthusiast from around the region every Thursday night from May through October.

Even if you don’t have a motorcycle, everyone is invited to Public Square to enjoy free live entertainment, food and fun!  New for 2016, a group has volunteered to organize bike games and other family fun every first Thursday of the month.  Games will be held just off the Square on East Main Street near Pop’s Video and Coy’s Barbeque.

Food vendors will be set up on or near Public Square every Bike Night selling barbecue, pork chops, chicken, hamburgers and more.  Some local restaurants and businesses also have Bike Night food and merchandise specials.  Other vendors, church groups, Relay for Life teams are also welcome and encouraged to set up.

For more information about Elkton Bike Night, call the Todd County Welcome Center at 270-265-7070 or email[email protected].

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First of the month hike at Pennyrile Forest @ Pennyrile Forest State Park
Sep 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park will host a guided hike the 1st of each month again in 2016! All hikes will meet in the lodge lobby. Hike times and trails will vary per month. Some hikes will require hikers to drive to another location on the neighboring Pennyrile State Forest or nearby Wildlife Management Areas.  Dress for the weather and bring your own water, snacks, and hiking stick. This hike is not recommended for children under the age of 5. Leashed dogs are welcome on the hike. Hiking sticks are available for purchase in the park’s gift shop. The hike is free and will last approximately two hours. Hikes will be cancelled in the event of heavy rain or hazardous weather/driving conditions. For more information about the hike contact the park naturalist at [email protected] or 1-800-325-1711.
Sep
2
Fri
Movies in the Park: Star Wars-The Force Awakens @ Boys and Girls Club
Sep 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The City of Hopkinsville, Division of Parks and Recreation, will again present full-length feature films this summer, outdoors, at various Hopkinsville Parks.

Star Wars-The Force Awakens will be showing at the Boys & Girls Club on September 2nd.

Admission is FREE! Cold drinks and popcorn will be available for purchase. Comfort stations will be onsite. All showings begin at dusk.

Sep
8
Thu
Elkton Bike Night @ Public Square in Elkton
Sep 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Each year, Public Square welcomes motorcycle enthusiast from around the region every Thursday night from May through October.

Even if you don’t have a motorcycle, everyone is invited to Public Square to enjoy free live entertainment, food and fun!  New for 2016, a group has volunteered to organize bike games and other family fun every first Thursday of the month.  Games will be held just off the Square on East Main Street near Pop’s Video and Coy’s Barbeque.

Food vendors will be set up on or near Public Square every Bike Night selling barbecue, pork chops, chicken, hamburgers and more.  Some local restaurants and businesses also have Bike Night food and merchandise specials.  Other vendors, church groups, Relay for Life teams are also welcome and encouraged to set up.

For more information about Elkton Bike Night, call the Todd County Welcome Center at 270-265-7070 or email[email protected].

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Sep
10
Sat
18U Girls Fast Pitch Tournament @ Tie Breaker Park
Sep 10 @ 9:00 am – Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm

Hopkinsville Parks & Recreation and the Future Stars of Sports Association present the 18U Girls Fast Pitch tournament at Tie Breaker Park.