Calendar

Aug
1
Sat
A Raffle straight from the Stars
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:45 pm
What a better way to join the community in support of a fantastic cause and also give yourself the opportunity to win a really amazing play set for your kids!

The Kelly Community is raising money for a Community Park and Community Center that will include a learning center for children and adults. Glick’s Play Sets have partnered with the Kelly Community Organization, Inc for a ‘Raffle Straight From The Stars’.
The play set being raffled is a Tarzan’s Treehouse built locally by Glick’s Play Sets special for this event.  It includes 12′ monkey bars, 2 swings, 1 trapeze bar, a wave slide, a built in picnic table, a rock wall, a ladder, a telescope, a steering wheel, a canopy and 48sf of interior play space.  

Tickets can be purchased online or from one of the sponsors listed on our raffle webpage http://glicksplaysets.com/little-green-men-play-set-raffle

GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!!!  And spread the word!

Physical locations to purchase tickets are as follows:

Herb Hays Furniture is on 2519 Ft Campbell Blvd, Hopkinsville, Ky
Mr Mulch on North Main, Hopkinsville, Ky
Christian County Chamber of Commerce on 2800 Ft Campbell Blvd, Hopkinsville, Ky
WKDZ-WHVO studios in 19 DJ Everett Dr., Cadiz, KY
Crofton Dental in Crofton, KY
Jesus Way Gifts on 1009 South Virginia street, Hopkinsville, Ky
Glicks Playsets 1690 Old Concord Lane, Hopkinsville, Ky
Christian County Farm Bureau – Ashtyn Hudson at 104 Forbes Drive (Off Country Club Lane), Hopkinsville, Ky


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.

Aug
7
Fri
Movies in the Park @ Westside Park
Aug 7 @ 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.

Aug
14
Fri
Concert in the Park: Cumberland Winds @ Little River Park
Aug 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

On Friday, August 14th, beginning at 7:30 p.m., in Little River Park, the Cumberland Winds Concert Band will be playing a variety of musical favorites for everyone’s entertainment and enjoyment.

A community band that performs a variety of traditional and popular musical styles including show tunes and music from movie scores

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!

Christian County Cattlemen’s Association Lonestar Championship Rodeo @ Western Kentucky State Fair Ground
Aug 14 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Christian County Cattlemen's Association Lonestar Championship Rodeo @ Western Kentucky State Fair Ground | Hopkinsville | Kentucky | United States

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.

Aug
15
Sat
Pickin’ on the Porch: Einstein’s Folly @ MB Roland Distillery
Aug 15 @ 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!!!

Aug
22
Sat
Purple Tie Ball 2015 @ Bruce Convention Center
Aug 22 @ 8:00 pm – Aug 23 @ 12:00 am

An elegant evening to make memories last! The end of Alzheimer’s starts with you.

Evening of entertainment, dancing, silent auctions, and socializing to raise money to end Alzheimer’s.

Semi-Formal Attire Requested.

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Tickets and tables: $50 per couple; $30 per single; $250 per table (10 seats). Ticket prices will increase on July 1: $70 per couple; $40 per single; $300 per table.

Tickets may be purchased at the following Hopkinsville locations:

Bank of Cadiz & Trust at 2808 Fort Campbell Blvd.

Kentucky New Era at 1618 East 9th St.

Oasis In-Home Care at 718 West 15th St. Suite A

Alissa at Salon 807 at 807 Country Club Ln.

 

Aug
29
Sat
Drum Circle @ Riverfront Park
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

On Saturday, August 29th 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

Pickin’ on the Porch: Tim Lynch @ MB Roland Distillery
Aug 29 @ 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!!!