Shadows of the 60’s @ Alhambra Theatre
Sep 30 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

SHADOWS OF THE 60’S pays tribute to the tremendous legacy of The Four Tops, Temptations& Supremes. In this Tribute production show, SHADOWS OF THE 60’S perform the hits that span several decades. Great care is taken to reproduce the music, note for note and in the original keys and arrangements. Now, triple the memories and excitement with our Tribute to Motown’s Super Groups. Stunning choreography & costumes! Three Super Groups on one stage with a grand finale featuring the music of Motown’s Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, Martha Reeves, Junior Walker, and more!

First of the month hike at Pennyrile Forest @ Pennyrile Forest State Park
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 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.
Solar Eclipse Community Forum @ Thomas Street Rec Center
Oct 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm


Do you have questions about the 2017 Solar Eclipse? Interested in hearing updates on progress being made with planning efforts? Join us on Monday, October 3rd at 6:30 p.m. at the Thomas Street Rec Center for the Solar Eclipse Community Forum. We will be answering questions and providing an overview of all things eclipse! Want to submit a question in advance of the forum? Visit to submit your questions! We hope to see you there!

The Jennie Stuart Western Kentucky Women’s Show @ James E. Bruce Convention Center
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Now in the 16th year, the women’s show has grown to be the premiere event in WESTERN KY. Admission is free to all women and the event features serval types of health screenings, information on health and wellness, nutrition, weight-loss, wound healing and more.

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The Fall of the House of Usher @ Alhambra
Oct 7 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Get ready for the BIG READ with an audio dive into the haunting world of Poe. Tune in for this 30-minute documentary that explores Poe’s live, work, bouts with poverty, alcoholism, & more.

The Big Read @ Alhambra
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The spirit of Edgar Allen Poe fills the Alhambra Theatre! Poe’s ghost appears in the form of Helen McKenna, whose renowned personification of the horror master has been described as astonishing. Combining dramatic readings with documented facts of Poe’s life, this performance is sure to sent chills down you spine. A Poe-themed photo booth, a student art exhibit, and free copies of the book to the first 100 readers!

The Big Bleed @ Founders Square Parking lot near main street
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Roll up your sleeve and donate a pint to the Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center’s blood mobile during this Poe-themed blood drive. To schedule an appointment, contact Robbin Shively at 888-684-9296.

Kentucky Ghosts & Ghouls-Oh My! @ Hopkinsville Christian County Library
Oct 8 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Author of more than 20 books on Kentucky regional history and lore, Dr. Lynwood Montell shares his expertise through storytelling of various ghost stories, including “The Young Woman in the Window.”

Brown Bag Lunch @ Guild Gallery
Oct 12 @ 12:00 pm

“Edgar Allan Poe, The Man” with Dan Kemp

Calling All Book Clubs! @ Hopkinsville Library
Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm

Join us for this multi-group discussion of a selection of Poe’s short stories and poems. This event is open to book club members and people looking to join a book club. Enjoy wine, cheese, laughs, and Poe-themed fun.