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Aug
2
Sat
Open Studio Event: Paint Your School Mascot @ Griffin's Studio
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

To get everyone excited about going back to school, we are offering an open studio event where you can stop by the studio and paint your school mascot on a 9×12 canvas. For each mascot painted, that school’s art program will receive 20% of the funds on a Dick Blick Art Supplies gift card to buy art supplies for their students.

*You can stop by anytime between 9:00am and 4:00pm on August 2nd to participate. Please give us a call at least a day before so that we can have your canvas ready.

3rd Annual Christian County Animal Shelter Bow Wow @ Tie Breaker Park
Aug 2 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
3rd Annual Christian County Animal Shelter Bow Wow @ Tie Breaker Park | Hopkinsville | Kentucky | United States

The Christian County Animal Shelter and the Friends of the Christian County Animal Shelter will be hosting the third annual Christian County Animal Shelter Bow-Wow. The Bow-Wow is a reunion of people and their pets who were adopted at a Shelter, Rescue, or Humane Society. It is going to be a fun time of games, contests, food and fun. There will be a exhibition this year put on by the Hopkinsville Police Department K-9 unit. Hope to see you there!

Pickin’ on the Porch: David Ball @ MB Roland Distillery
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 2 @ 9:00 pm
Pickin' on the Porch: David Ball @ MB Roland Distillery | Pembroke | Kentucky | United States

MB Roland Distillery presents “Pickin on the Porch”. All events are open and free-of-charge to the public. Outside food, non-alcoholic beverages, chairs, blankets & shade items are allowed. Supervised children and leashed animals are welcome. Food vendors will be on site throughout the event.  Please no outside alcoholic beverages or grills/open flames. David Ball will be playing from 6 – 9 PM. Free admission and parking. Join us for your favorite MB Roland Products, live music, food, beer and snow cones.

Aug
6
Wed
Pickleball at Parks and Recreation! @ Thomas Street Recreation Center
Aug 6 @ 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.

Aug
8
Fri
Movies in the Park – “The Smurfs 2″ @ Westside Park
Aug 8 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm

The City of Hopkinsville, Division of Parks and Recreation, will again be presenting full-length feature films this summer, outdoors at Westside Park. The family movie will be shown on an inflatable “Big Screen”, 35’ X 45’ in size, with stereo sound.
Admission is FREE! Cold drinks and popcorn will be available for purchase. Comfort stations will be onsite. All showings begin at dusk. This month’s feature film is “The Smurfs 2”.

Aug
9
Sat
Salute Series Grillmaster Challenge @ MB Roland Distillery
Aug 9 @ 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Salute Series Grillmaster Challenge @ MB Roland Distillery | Pembroke | Kentucky | United States

Come get your grill on at the First Annual Salute Series Grillmaster Challenge. This barbecue contest will feature 30 teams competing for best barbecue and live music all day! It is open to the public from 1pm-9pm. A portion of the event proceeds will be donated to the Fisher House.

To participate with a team, contact the Chamber at (270) 885-9096 or sign up at www.christiancountychamber.com

Aug
13
Wed
Pickleball at Parks and Recreation! @ Thomas Street Recreation Center
Aug 13 @ 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.

Aug
15
Fri
Christian County Cattlemen’s Association Lonestar Championship Rodeo @ Western Kentucky State Fair Ground
Aug 15 @ 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Christian County Cattlemen's Association Lonestar Championship Rodeo @ Western Kentucky State Fair Ground | Hopkinsville | Kentucky | United States

Voted at Top 10 Summer event by KTIA!

Admission: Advance $10 for adults or $8 for children; At the gate $15 for adults or $10 for children

The Christian County Cattlemen’s Association Presents Lone Star Championship Rodeo will be held at the Western Kentucky State Fairgrounds in Hopkinsville, KY.

Box seats available upon request.

Contest Events include: Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Calf Roping, Cowgirl’s Breakaway Roping, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Cowgirl’s Barrel Racing, and Brahma Bull Riding.

Special added attractions include: Best Dressed Cowboy and Cowgirl Contest for Kids 10 & Under, Gold Rush for Kids 10 & Under, Cowboy Kid Cutter and his Trick Horse Stormy, Authentic Chuckwagon Racing, Rodeo Clown and Barrelman Brian Hope.

Kelly “Little Green Men” Days Festival @ Kelly, Kentucky
Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Kelly “Little Green Men” Day’s Festival is an annual event held in Kelly Kentucky on Old Madisonville Road at Kelly Church Road on the third weekend of August. This will be the 4th year for the festival as it grows in attendance and popularity. Events for the weekend include a wide variety of craft vendors. Kelly “Little Green Men” Day’s will also have the 2014 Festival T-Shirts, a popular item for those collecting the design for each year. Other returning sights include the 38 foot flying saucer, the Kelly Museum boards and the children’s Alien bounce house. For more information, contact Joann Smithey at 270-881-8843 or Frank Brown at 270-885-1530. Information is also available at www.kellygreenmen.com.

Aug
16
Sat
Money $en$e for Women @ Christian County Extension Office
Aug 16 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

“Money Sense for Women” at the Christian County Extension Office. Sign-In and view exhibits at 8:30 AM – (Doors Open). For Today’s Woman: Do-It-Yourself. A money management forum designed by women for women. Due to our community’s generous businesses, this event is completely free! Every participant receives lunch, and door prizes are given throughout the event. Come and join us for our 9th Annual Money $en$e for Women Conference. Workshops: Write-it-Yourself-Wills and Medical Power of Attorney, Craft-it-Yourself – Design, Fix-it-Yourself, Make-it-Yourself – Cleaning Products. For more information contact Tiffany Bolinger at 270-886-6328.