reading

Tuesday at the Town Clock

The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County and the Hopkinsville Fire Department present Tuesdays at the Town Clock. This monthly story hour at the Woody Winfree Fire-Transportation Museum will be held the first Tuesday of each month. Local firefighters will read a story and introduce kids to some of the equipment in the museum.

Tuesday at the Town Clock

The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County and the Hopkinsville Fire Department present Tuesdays at the Town Clock. This monthly story hour at the Woody Winfree Fire-Transportation Museum will be held the first Tuesday of each month. Local firefighters will read a story and introduce kids to some of the equipment in the museum.

History on Tap

Join the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County at the next History on Tap program at Hopkinsville Brewing Company on Thursday, October 24 at 6:30 pm. Robert Martin deep dives into the history of an iconic local landmark in “If Walls Could Talk.”

For more information on the Big Read Hopkinsville 2019, visit https://www.facebook.com/thebigreadhopkinsville .

Our Town vs Salem’s Lot – at Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library

Join the Hopkinsville Christian-County Library at their book discussion. Stephen King was inspired by “Our Town”‘s plot and narrative structure when he wrote “Salem’s Lot.” The discussion will focus on the similarities between the two stories.

Classic Movies at the Alhambra: Hello, Dolly!

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.

For more information on the Big Read Hopkinsville 2019, visit https://www.facebook.com/thebigreadhopkinsville .

 

Classic Movies at the Alhambra: Our Town

Part of the 2019 NEA Big Read
Rated PG | FREE Admission

Thornton Wilder’s classic play on Grover’s Corners, a fictional small town and its story taking place between 1901 and 1913, dealing with themes as life, death and the everyday routine of its many residents, all followed and detailed by the Stage Manager.

For more information on the Big Read Hopkinsville 2019, visit https://www.facebook.com/thebigreadhopkinsville .

 

Death Do Us Part – at The Hall at the Alhambra Theatre

the The Hall at the Alhambra (Upstairs)

Robert Martin will lead us on a journey through Wedding and Funeral Traditions of years past.

For more information on the Big Read Hopkinsville 2019, visit https://www.facebook.com/thebigreadhopkinsville .

Art Guild Photo Contest Awards Reception: Hoptown – Our Town

You are invited to attend the Photo Exhibit Reception: “Hoptown – Our Town”, on Thursday, October 3, 2019, from 5:30-6:30 pm at the Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library! Prize money will be awarded at this event to the winning artists of the juried photography competition (see release below for competition requirements and details). Photos on display will represent the theme of “Hoptown – Our Town” (this year’s Big Read selection), and will be on display during the NEA Big Read around town from October 3rd through October 26th, 2019. The photos will then go to The Bruce Convention Center for permanent display after October 26th.

For more information on this and other great Hopkinsville Art Guild events, please contact Henrietta Kemp at 270-886-3776 or [email protected] .