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2nd Annual Skatin’ on the Square

On December 12th – 15th, Hopkinsville will be transformed into Hopkins-chill, offering an array of family-friendly holiday activities downtown, including the 2nd Annual Skatin’ on the Square event.

The 2,500-square foot rink, which measures approximately 60 feet long, will be positioned within the Founders Square parking lot and accommodate 80 skaters during a single session.

Times for Skatin’ on the Square will be announced at a later date.

2nd Annual Skatin’ on the Square

On December 12th – 15th, Hopkinsville will be transformed into Hopkins-chill, offering an array of family-friendly holiday activities downtown, including the 2nd Annual Skatin’ on the Square event.

The 2,500-square foot rink, which measures approximately 60 feet long, will be positioned within the Founders Square parking lot and accommodate 80 skaters during a single session.

Times for Skatin’ on the Square will be announced at a later date.

2nd Annual Skatin’ on the Square

On December 12th – 15th, Hopkinsville will be transformed into Hopkins-chill, offering an array of family-friendly holiday activities downtown, including the 2nd Annual Skatin’ on the Square event.

The 2,500-square foot rink, which measures approximately 60 feet long, will be positioned within the Founders Square parking lot and accommodate 80 skaters during a single session.

Times for Skatin’ on the Square will be announced at a later date.

2nd Annual Skatin’ on the Square

On December 12th – 15th, Hopkinsville will be transformed into Hopkins-chill, offering an array of family-friendly holiday activities downtown, including the 2nd Annual Skatin’ on the Square event.

The 2,500-square foot rink, which measures approximately 60 feet long, will be positioned within the Founders Square parking lot and accommodate 80 skaters during a single session.

Times for Skatin’ on the Square will be announced at a later date.

18th Annual Turkey Trot 5K

The free 18th Annual Turkey Trot 5K (3.1 miles) run/walk returns at 8 a.m. on Thanksgiving (November 28) in downtown Hopkinsville.

The non-competitive, non-timed event begins and ends in downtown Hopkinsville, via a route that includes a large section of the community’s popular Greenway Rail Trail.  The Turkey Trot is presented by Hopkinsville’s Division of Parks and Recreation, along with many additional sponsors.

Photo Exhibit Reception: Hoptown – Our Town

You are invited to attend the Photo Exhibit Reception: “Hoptown – Our Town” , on Thursday, October 3, 2019, from 5:30-6:30 pm at the Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library! Prize money will be awarded at this event to the winning artists of the juried photography competition (see release for competition requirements and details). Photos on display will represent the theme of “Hoptown – Our Town” (this year’s Big Read selection), and will be on display from October 3rd through October 26th, 2019.

For more information on this and other great Hopkinsville Art Guild events, please contact Henrietta Kemp at 270-886-3776 or [email protected] .

 

Big Read Hopkinsville 2019

Join the Pennyroyal Arts Council as they host the NEA Big Read in Hopkinsville! An initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest, the NEA Big Read broadens our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book.

Pennyroyal Arts Council is one of 78 nonprofit organizations to receive an NEA Big Read grant to host a community reading program between September 2019 and June 2020. The NEA Big Read in Christian County will focus on Our Town by Thornton Wilder. Activities will take place between October 1st and November 8th . . . so stay tuned for more information!

The 11th Annual Butterfly Festival

Children will be able to make environmental arts and crafts projects for free.

Come and interact with live butterflies in their habitat in our Butterfly House or let the Master Gardeners take you on a tour of our beautiful Butterfly Garden.

Watch a family friendly stage show, take a ride on the train, or get your face painted. Have your portrait drawn by a caricature artist, take a spin on the human gyroscope ride, or take pictures like Hollywood star at our Golden Globe-styled step & repeat banner.

The Oak Grove Tourism Butterfly Festival is one of the most popular events in the region. 2019 will mark the eleventh year for the annual festival, and word has spread quickly about this fun, free, educational event.

There is something for everyone to See, Do, and LEARN! There are free, nature focused arts and crafts for the children to create and take home.
Head out to 101 Walter Garrett Lane and join in all the free family fun at the 11th annual Oak Grove Tourism Butterfly Festival!

33rd Annual Pennyrile Senior Games

The Division of Parks and Recreation invites you to join them for a lot of fun times at the 33rd Annual Pennyrile Senior Games on Monday-Wednesday, September 16th – 18th, 2019. Competition is open to any Senior in the nine County area (Caldwell, Christian, Crittenden, Hopkins, Livingston, Lyon, Muhlenberg, Todd & Trigg).

Participants must be 50 years or older by September 17th in order to participate.

33rd Annual Pennyrile Senior Games

The Division of Parks and Recreation invites you to join them for a lot of fun times at the 33rd Annual Pennyrile Senior Games on Monday-Wednesday, September 16th – 18th, 2019. Competition is open to any Senior in the nine County area (Caldwell, Christian, Crittenden, Hopkins, Livingston, Lyon, Muhlenberg, Todd & Trigg).

Participants must be 50 years or older by September 17th in order to participate.