You’re invited to come out to a Concert in the Park, featuring Jon Tyler White, on Saturday, November 10th from 11 am-1 pm! The concert will take place in Virginia Park, located at the corner of E. 9th Street and S. Campbell Street in Hopkinsville. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the free concert, face painting for kids, games, and more!
The cost of the concert is free, but please bring one of the following items to donate as your admission to the event:
jar of peanut butter | box of pasta noodles | pack of paper towels | box of toothpaste | can of tuna | washing detergent | canned goods | winter gloves | toboggan | shower gel | winter scarf | winter coat | toothbrush | monetary donation
All donations will go to Micah Mission Center, which helps to feed and clothe those in need in our community.
Join the community for Torchlight Tales – a fall event tradition at Jeffers Bend! Our county historian William Turner will be telling the story of the Bell Witch–enjoy hot chocolate, cookies, and s’mores while you listen to tales by the campfire!
Jeffers Bend is located on Metcalfe Lane, just off the intersection with North Main Street. This evening of fun includes campfire tales, snacks, and parking. Admission tickets are available at these locations: Hopkinsville Electric System drive-thru, Hopkinsville Water Environment Authority drive-thru, Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation Department, and Jeffers Bend Environmental Center. Tickets may also be purchased at the gate.
* Admission – $5 per car | $10 per bus | free=military and first responders *
For more information, call Jeffers Bend at 270-885-5600.
Oak Grove Community Cares is planning yet another CHILLING carnival. This year we will be having a pumpkin carving contest, music, carnival games, candy, and much more. The Carnival is Free, Candy and Prizes are Free. (Some vendors in attendance may charge for activities or services provided to the monsters, ghouls, and goblins.)
Food Trucks will be available to guests. Our Concession stand that provides sweets and goodies all benefits our cause. If in attendance and feeling generous we are open to donations of any kind. If interested in volunteering or getting involved please email or message us. We are grateful for any sponsorship, gift, donation, or any words of encouragement. We are striving to provide the most fun and safe free event for all to enjoy. We hope to see you there!
Have you always wanted to learn about airplanes and how to fly? Join us for an event hosted by the Hopkinsville-Christian County Airport Board and EAA. See and experience what real pilots do on the ground. Then take to the air with a certified pilot. All participants must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, who must sign a waiver before you fly. This event is open to youth ages 7 to 17, with registration beginning at 9:00 a.m. Flights will begin at 10:00 a.m. and continue until 3:00 p.m.
For more information, please call 270-887-4157 or 270-348-6345.
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.
Make your way over to the Trail of Tears Park and Heritage Center each Saturday in November to help celebrate National Native American Heritage Month! Visit with us Saturdays at 12:00 noon for “Granny Tell Me a Story”, a collection of children’s fables and stories as told by Kristina Scott, the center’s tour guide.
Monthly Hikes at Pennyrile Forest
We invite you to ‘take a hike’ . . . at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park that is! Call the State Park Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park at 270-797-3421 for more information on their Monthly Hiking Series and more great events.
Tour Brewery & Distilleries
Take a tour West Kentucky Craft Experience Tour of Hopkinsville & Christian County’s 2 local distilleries and Hopkinsville Brewing Company.
Call 5 Star Transit at 270-719-1298 for more information.