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Concert in the Park

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.

Charity Fortnite Tournament

Are you ready to play and help a great cause? Then you should play in the Charity Fortnite Tournament at Brenda’s Snack Shack! The minimum donation to enter is $15.00 .

A cash prize will be awarded to the winner. All other proceeds will be donated for purchases of supplies for the local Foster Care Program, with Community Based Services.

For rules and tournament info, please visit Brenda’s Snack Shack, in person at the shop or on Facebook. Please TEXT 270-890-3773 with any questions.

Torchlight Tales 2018

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.

Creepy Kooky Carnival

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!

CANCELLED: Free Airplane Rides at Young Eagles Flight Rally

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.

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.