Join the Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library at their book discussion. Stephen King was inspired by the “Our Town” plot and narrative structure when he wrote “Salem’s Lot.” The discussion will focus on the similarities between the two stories.
Hoptown Chronicle and WKMS, in support of The Big Read-Hopkinsville, will host poetry readings by area residents who take their inspiration from Kentucky author George Ella Lyon’s classic, “Where I’m From.” Read Lyon’s poem and write your own version about all the places and people who have shaped your life and identity. Then come to The Corner Coffeehouse at 6:00 p.m. Monday, October 21, to share your creation. Everyone is welcome. You don’t have to write a poem to attend.
Join the Hopkinsville Christian-County Public Library at their showing of the classic movie, filmed in 1943, Shadow of a Doubt.
Rated PG | Free Admission
Uncle Charlie (Joseph Cotten) visits his relatives in Santa Rosa. He is a very charming man, but his niece slowly realizes that he is wanted for murder and he soon recognizes her suspicions. Although one of the suspected murderers is killed and the case is considered closed, she still has her suspicions.
[Thornton Wilder was one of the writers for this film.]
This event is for members of Hopkinsville Young Professionals Engage (HYPE) Only! A public version is offered on Halloween.
Starts at Woody Winfree Fire-Transportation Museum
Haunt the streets with us as we share some of Hoptown’s strangest, most bizarre, and darkest stories. From murder and mystery to tragedy and scandal – this tour is sure to put a spooky twist on Our Town.
Part of the 2019 NEA Big Read
Rated G | FREE Admission
In 1890s New York City, the bold and enchanting widow Dolly Levi (Barbra Streisand) is a socialite-turned-matchmaker. Her latest clients seeking assistance are the cantankerous “half-a-millionaire” Horace Vandergelder (Walter Matthau) and a young artist named Ambrose (Tommy Tune), who is in love with Horace’s niece, Ermengarde (Joyce Ames). Dolly’s scheming soon involves Horace’s employees as well as a New York hatmaker, as she tries to cover up her own secret romantic designs.