Calendar

Jul
4
Sat
Jefferson Davis Park Independence Day Celebration @ Jefferson Davis State Historic Site
Jul 4 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

It’s a star-spangled banner weekend! Come join our Independence Day celebration!

The day includes the reading of the Declaration of Independence, the signing of the Declaration of Independence, parade of soldiers- Old to New, Period music and dance, and Vendors.

Jul
10
Fri
Movies in the Park @ Westside Park
Jul 10 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The City of Hopkinsville, Division of Parks and Recreation, will again present full-length feature films this summer, outdoors, at Westside Park. This summer we will present a total of 4 family movies, the second Friday of each month, and 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. The dates are:

Friday, May 8th

Friday, June 12th

Friday, July 10th

Friday, August 7th

Licensing agreements prohibit us from publicly announcing or advertising the names of these films, but titles are available on City of Hopkinsville and Division of Parks and Recreation websites – www.hopkinsvilleky.us and www.hoptownrec.com.

Westside Park is located on W. 9th Street, near the intersection with 7th

Street, with plenty of parking at the nearby Christian County Justice Center. All films are rated G or PG. So bring your family and your lawn chairs – join us for a great evening of family entertainment.

Jul
11
Sat
Focus 21st Century’s “Get Focused Get Involved” community service and leadership expo @ Boys and Girls Club
Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Focus 21st Century’s “Get Focused Get Involved” community service and leadership expo will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 11 at the Boys and Girls Club. Along with showcasing minority volunteer organizations and businesses in Hopkinsville, the outdoor expo will be a fun day for the whole family. There will be free food, games, music and more for the community to enjoy on the lawn. Vendors can register for a booth at the expo by visiting http://www.eventbrite.com/e/get-focused-get-involved-community-service-and-leadership-expo-tickets-17235303256

For questions or more information, please call 270-484-2634.

Light Your Night Glow Run-Hopkinsville YMCA-Novadell 5K Glow Run @ The Links at Novadell
Jul 11 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm

The 2nd Annual Light Your Night 5K Glow Run will be at The Links at Novadell, a championship golf course in Hopkinsville, Ky., approximately 10 miles north of Fort Campbell’s Gate 4. The run will follow the cart path along the front and back nine holes of the golf course as well as sections of neighbor streets. A festival-style atmosphere will be great for families and kids, young and old.

Jul
17
Fri
Concert in the Park: Fish and The Chips Featuring Kristian Dambrino @ Little River Park
Jul 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

On Friday, July 17th, beginning at 7:30 p.m., in Little River Park, Fish and The Chips Featuring Kristian Dambrino will be playing a variety of jazz and blues favorites for everyone’s entertainment and enjoyment.

Little River Park is located on Bethel Street, between 7th and 9th Streets, across from Founders Square.

Admission is FREE! Food and beverages are conveniently available at nearby restaurants. So bring you family, your friends and your lawn chairs – join us for a great evening of entertainment!

Dueling Piano bar @ Bruce Convention Center
Jul 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

For a sing-along, clap-along good time, bring yourself and your friends to a one of a kind event!

Doors open at 7:30pm.

Complimentary appetizers/cash bar

Proceeds benefit St. Luke Free Clinic

Tickets are available at Cayce’s Pharmacy, 211 Burley Avenue and 1112 W. 7th Street, and the Pennyrile Arts Council, 425 E. 9th Street.

Jul
18
Sat
Pickin’ on the Porch:Chris Robertson & the Country Music Band @ MB Roland Distillery
Jul 18 @ 6:00 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. Your favorite MB Roland products will be available! Live Music, Food, Beer, & Snow cones!

FREE ADMISSION & PARKING!!!

Jul
25
Sat
Drum Circle @ Riverfront Park
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

On Saturday, July 25th beginning at 6pm, the will be a gathering of the Hopkinsville Drum Circle at Riverfront Park, in Hopkinsville. These will be “Fun Drum” events.

Riverfront Park is located at the corner of Riverfront Drive and W. 1st Street, beside the Hopkinsville Fire Dept., Station #1. Please do not park in the Station #1 parking lot. There is ample parking available across Riverfront, at the State offices building.

Bring your own drums, percussion instruments, AND your own chairs. Enjoy an evening of drumming. Tell and bring your friends!

See and “Like” Hopkinsville Drum Circle on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hopkinsville-Drum-Circle/1417430821853558

Aug
1
Sat
Pickin’ on the Porch: Joel Brown @ MB Roland Distillery
Aug 1 @ 6:00 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. Your favorite MB Roland products will be available! Live Music, Food, Beer, & Snow cones!

FREE ADMISSION & PARKING!!!

First of the Month Hike @ Pennyrile Forest State Park
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for the First Day of the Month Hike!

The park naturalist will plan a unique hike that will fit the season on the first of each month in 2015. Participants can plan to join us for all the hikes or come to just one. In the winter the group will see rock formations with ice. In the spring beautiful wildflowers will be blooming for hikers to see. Summer hikes will be in the morning or evening to avoid the heat of the day. Fall hikers will enjoy seeing beautiful fall color.

Cost: Free
Bring: Water and dress for the weather. Hiking stick recommended.
Length: Varies, 0.5-3 miles, easy to moderate terrain
Time: Varies per date
Register: Contact the naturalist office at 1-800-325-1711 or [email protected]

Must register one week prior to event.