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Sep
17
Wed
Pickleball at Parks and Recreation! @ Thomas Street Recreation Center
Sep 17 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Pickleball at Parks and Recreation! @ Thomas Street Recreation Center | Hopkinsville | Kentucky | United States

The Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation Department will begin offering Pickle-ball at the Thomas Street Recreation Center on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. All ages and skill levels are welcome to participate. Participation will be “drop in” play and court reservations will be first come first served.

Pickle-ball is one of the fastest-growing games in the nation! This up-tempo game is an entertaining mix of tennis, badminton, ping pong, and racquetball. It’s fast paced, easy to learn, great exercise, and lots of fun!

Drop In Play: August 6, 2014 – April 29, 2015

Fee: $5.00 participation fee [includes usage of paddles and pickle balls] – I.D.

Sep
18
Thu
13th Annual Taste of the Pennyrile @ Bruce Convention Center
Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Come Hungry! The 13th Annual Taste of the Pennyrile benefits Pennyroyal Hospice. An “All-You-Can-Eat Evening” – Italian, Mexican, American, Breakfast, the Fresh Catch, Desserts, and MORE – All in One Place. Door Prizes, Raffle Items.

Sep
20
Sat
Run through the Forest 5K @ Pennyrile Forest State Park
Sep 20 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Run through the Forest is a 5K road race that will take place on paved roads within
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park. Each participant registered by September 11, 2014, will receive a goodie bag and a t-shirt. Top male and female competitors will be awarded trophies, as well as trophies for first place in 13 age categories.

RACE BEGINS PROMPTLY AT 8:00am. Onsite registration & Packet Pick-up begin at 7:00am. $25 (save $5 by registering online) Shirts guaranteed if registered by September 11.

Medals will be awarded to 2nd place in each age category. Participants will also have a chance to win door prizes.

To register online, click the race button at parks.ky.gov Click here to download the registration form.

An African-American Civil War Experience @ Jefferson Davis State Historic Site
Sep 20 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
An African-American Civil War Experience @ Jefferson Davis State Historic Site | Pembroke | Kentucky | United States

JEFFERSON DAVIS STATE HISTORIC SITE and The U.S. 12th Colored Heavy Artillery Troops present: An African-American Civil War Experience

Activated on July 15, 1864, at Camp Nelson, Kentucky, the United States Heavy Artillery Colored Troops made history as one of the premier colored units in the Civil War. The unit was reactivated on December 18, 2001.

Please, join us in September for a living history program, that highlights the African American experience in the Civil War.

Pembroke Harvest Day Festival @ Main Street in Pembroke
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The 3rd Annual Harvest Day Festival will be held in Pembroke on September 20th! The festival is being held earlier this year in the hopes that there will be better weather! The event will have games from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm at the Pembroke Ruritan Community Center and Bingo will be from 1-3pm at the Pembroke Fire Department. Bingo will be $5 per hour. Raffle tickets will be sold from 10 am to 3 pm for $1 each or 6 for $5.

The parade will begin at 10am, with the top three parade participants receiving prizes.

For more information, call city hall at 270-475-4343.

Nature Fest at Jeffers Bend @ Jeffers Bend Environmental Center
Sep 20 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Nature Fest at Jeffers Bend @ Jeffers Bend Environmental Center | Hopkinsville | Kentucky | United States

Since 2003, Jeffers Bend has hosted NatureFest. NatureFest is held in the afternoon of the third Saturday of September each year. There is an admission fee of $10 per car load or $15 for a bus load – up to $25 people, $30 per bus – 26+ people. $5 per car with Military ID. This family event exposes parents and youth to experiences in…
Canoeing
Storytelling
Outdoor Survival Skills
Recycling
Archery
Native American Heritage
Birding
Insects
Forestry
Wildlife ​

One Singular Sensation! The Music of Marvin Hamlisch @ Alhambra Theatre
Sep 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
One Singular Sensation! The Music of Marvin Hamlisch @ Alhambra Theatre | Hopkinsville | Kentucky | United States

Experience an unforgettable evening of music by “One Singular Sensation!” – MR. MARVIN HAMLISCH. In a performance of music from groundbreaking Broadway shows like A Chorus Line and Seesaw, join our Broadway stars, who have starred on Broadway in Les Miserables, Evita, and Phantom of the Opera. Not just music from Broadway we feature some of the biggest smash hits from the silver screen, including The Way We Were and Nobody Does it Better as well as unforgettable movie themes from the The Sting, Sophie’s Choice and Ice Castles. Experience the musical genius and legacy of Marvin Hamlisch in ONE SINGULAR SENSATION!

Sep
21
Sun
Mud, Gears, & Tears Cyclocross September Race @ Trail of Tears Commemorative Park
Sep 21 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Mud, Gears, & Tears Cyclocross September Race @ Trail of Tears Commemorative Park | Hopkinsville | Kentucky | United States

Join us for the first of four USA Cycling sanctioned Cyclocross races held in Hopkinsville, Ky at Trail of Tears Park.

Register here:

https://www.usacycling.org/register/2014-2761

Kids under 10 race free.
Heckling is always free.
Cowbell ringing is free.
Bacon and doughnut hand-ups are highly encouraged.

You may race any type of bike you can take off road—a cyclocross bike, a mountain bike, hybrid, etc. The only rule is that you must not have any bar ends/extensions attached to your handlebars. Outside of that, bring your bike and enjoy!

Save $10 if you register for more than one event.

More info here:

www.mudgearsandtears.com

Sep
24
Wed
Pickleball at Parks and Recreation! @ Thomas Street Recreation Center
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Pickleball at Parks and Recreation! @ Thomas Street Recreation Center | Hopkinsville | Kentucky | United States

The Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation Department will begin offering Pickle-ball at the Thomas Street Recreation Center on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. All ages and skill levels are welcome to participate. Participation will be “drop in” play and court reservations will be first come first served.

Pickle-ball is one of the fastest-growing games in the nation! This up-tempo game is an entertaining mix of tennis, badminton, ping pong, and racquetball. It’s fast paced, easy to learn, great exercise, and lots of fun!

Drop In Play: August 6, 2014 – April 29, 2015

Fee: $5.00 participation fee [includes usage of paddles and pickle balls] – I.D.

Sep
26
Fri
Tobacco War Pilgrimage
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Tobacco War Pilgrimage @ Hopkinsville | Kentucky | United States

The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian Co. presents the Tobacco War Pilgrimage from Friday, Sept. 26 through Saturday, Sept. 27. This two day event in Hopkinsville, KY will portray historical events that commemorate this turbulent time in the agricultural and social history of western Kentucky and Tennessee.

Friday Events

6pm-??? Old Time Street Fair

7Pm Night Rider Raid Reenactment

9pm Night Rider Raid Reenactment

Saturday Events

9am-3pm Tobacco Bus Tour

4pm Trial of the Night Riders (Christian Co. Courthouse)

5:30pm Kentucky Chautauqua Price Hollowell FREE at the Library Amphitheater (Rain location is the Christian Co. Courthouse)

7pm Trial of the Night Riders (Christian Co. Courthouse)

www.TobaccoWarPilgrimage.com. To learn more about this exciting weekend, call the Museum at (270) 887-4270.