holiday event

MEDI Holiday Mixer

MEDI’s Holiday Mixer is a networking event that provides for an unique opportunity for the community to Mix, Mingle and Be Merry, especially small business owners, leaders, professionals, clergy and elected officials.

This year MEDI is pleased to announce that it will be honoring Linda Pearson, Owner, Gospel Sounds & More and Hugh Northington, Owner, Hugh Northington Barbershop. They are two individuals that are “model” small and minority business owners.

This event is free and you are welcome to come and go at your discretion, honor program begins at 6 P.M.

War Memorial Walking Trail Park Holiday Parade

Valor Hall Conference & Event Center is proud to host again this year “The Walking Trail Park Holiday Parade” sponsored in part by Oak Grove Tourism. The Parade will be held at the War Memorial Walking Trail, 101 Walter Garrett Lane, Oak Grove, KY on Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Parade will start promptly at 5:30 pm.

The parade route will span approximately half the walking trail. We invite patrons to stay longer after the parade ends and visit with Santa and enjoy some refreshments. Enjoy the beautiful walking trail and park that has been transformed into an exciting holiday celebration. A can’t-miss, exciting and unique evening event: a holiday parade, complete with decorated miniature-sized floats in a park on a walking trail, with Santa Clause featured once again in the parade lineup.

All Oak Grove, Fort Campbell, and surrounding communities are encouraged and welcomed to come out and enjoy this free event. Oak Grove Businesses are invited to participate in the parade with their own small vehicles and floats. Come out and not only represent your business, but also represent the unity of our community for this holiday season.

For more information and registration details, please contact Oak Grove Tourism at 270-439-5675. Due to the size and timing of the event, we are only able to accommodate 30 floats/vehicles participating in the parade. These spots will be available on a first come, first serve basis. Registration is free, and the deadline for registering your float has been extended to Friday, December 7, 2018.

Mini Pennyrile Polar Express

The Woody Winfree Fire-Transportation Museum will be transformed into a winter wonderland for this year’s Mini Pennyrile Polar Express. Join us on Saturday, December 8 from 11 am – 1 pm for holiday fun. Get your picture taken with Santa in one of our antique fire trucks, make a Christmas craft with the Pennyroyal Arts Council, and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate. The Journey Church will set up a warming station outside where Salvation Army will be serving hot dogs and the Hopkinsville Fire Department will be popping popcorn for the crowd. Step next door to the Christian County Historical Society for stories with the Christian County Literacy Council and to be mesmerized by a model train layout.
At 1:00pm, Santa will read Chris Van Allsburg’s The Polar Express to the young and young at heart.
Celebrate the season with us at this free holiday event!