Jeffers Bend Environmental Center

Christmas at the Bend at Jeffers Bend

Join in the fun at this year’s Christmas at the Bend! The event will take place at Jeffers Bend Environmental Center in Hopkinsville on Saturday, December 5th from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. You can enjoy refreshments such as homemade cookies, apples and apple slices, hot chocolate, and hot apple cider! Make Christmas cards for nursing home residents, create fun craft projects, learn about wintertime bird-feeding and fire safety, and have your photo* taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus!

Admission is $5 per car | $10 per bus (up to 15 passengers) | $15 per bus (16+ passengers) | Free for Military Families & First Responders
*(Additional $5 fee for photo with Santa)
Tickets may be purchased from: Jeffers Bend Environmental Center on Metcalfe Lane, a member of the Jeffers Bend Steering Committee, the gate on the day of the event.

For questions or more information on the event, call Charles Turner (RC&D Coordinator/Volunteer) at the Jeffers Bend office at 270-885-5600 or email [email protected]

Nature Fest at Jeffers Bend

Join the community for Nature Fest – a family event for health and wellness – held annually at Jeffers Bend! With activities ranging from a walk in the woods with master gardeners, to canoe tours on the lake, to a nature carnival with prizes, to storytelling and more . . . there’s tons of fun to be had by all!

Jeffers Bend is located on Metcalfe Lane, just off the intersection with North Main Street. Admission includes events, activities, and parking.
Admission – $10 per car | Active Duty Military with ID – Free | First Responders with ID – Free | $15 per bus (up to 25 people) | $30 per bus (26+ people)

For more information, call 270-885-5600 or 270-886-6719.

3rd Annual Water Festival at Jeffers Bend

You are invited to Jeffers Bend Environmental Center for the third annual Water Festival, a part of National Drink Water Week! This fun event will be held on Saturday, May 9 from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Activities include a rain simulator, pioneer water race, tours of water treatment plant, fixing water lines, building rain barrels, water balloon toss, canoe tours on lake, water races, food booth, learning about septic systems, value of wetlands, water pollution, children’s garden, community garden, and lots more. There will also be awards and prizes.

Christmas at the Bend at Jeffers Bend

Join in the fun at this year’s Christmas at the Bend! The event will take place at Jeffers Bend Environmental Center in Hopkinsville on Saturday, December 7th from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. You can enjoy refreshments such as homemade cookies, apples and apple slices, hot chocolate, and hot apple cider! Make Christmas cards for nursing home residents, create fun craft projects, learn about wintertime bird-feeding and fire safety, and have your photo* taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus!

Admission is $5 per car | $10 per bus (up to 15 passengers) | $15 per bus (16+ passengers) | Free for Military Families & First Responders
*(Additional $5 fee for photo with Santa)
Tickets may be purchased from: Jeffers Bend Environmental Center on Metcalfe Lane, a member of the Jeffers Bend Steering Committee, the gate on the day of the event.

At 12:45 pm, there will be a drawing for a new bicycle (valued at $150). Also during the event, H & R Agri-Power and the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, will make a special presentation to event organizers.

For questions or more information on the event, call Charles Turner (RC&D Coordinator/Volunteer) at the Jeffers Bend office at 270-885-5600 or email [email protected]

 

Nature Fest at Jeffers Bend

Join the community for Nature Fest – a family event for health and wellness – held annually at Jeffers Bend! With activities ranging from a walk in the woods with master gardeners, to canoe tours on the lake, to a nature carnival with prizes, to storytelling and more . . . there’s tons of fun to be had by all!

Jeffers Bend is located on Metcalfe Lane, just off the intersection with North Main Street. Admission includes events, activities, and parking.
Admission – $10 per car | Active Duty Military with ID – Free | First Responders with ID – Free | $15 per bus (up to 25 people) | $30 per bus (26+ people)

For more information, call 270-885-5600 or 270-886-6719.

Benefit for the Bend at Jeffers Bend

Join your friends at Jeffers Bend on June 15th, 6:00-8:00 p.m., for the annual Benefit for the Bend!

Location: Christian County Extension Office, 2850 Pembroke Rd., Hopkinsville.
Dinner: Grilled pork chop, baked potato, salad and variety of desserts.
Music: H Trio Band.
Silent Auction: Over 70 items!
Cost: $25.00 per person or $180.00 per table of eight.
Call: 270-885-5600.
Event Proceeds: Provide more resources for ongoing operations at Jeffers Bend, such as for the gardens (Botanical, Butterfly, Children’s & Community), buildings & grounds maintenance, and various events (Students Field Days, Water Festival, Take Kids Fishing, NatureFest, TorchLight Tales, Christmas at the Bend, Trails, Hiking, etc.)