18th Annual Turkey Trot 5K

The free 18th Annual Turkey Trot 5K (3.1 miles) run/walk returns at 8 a.m. on Thanksgiving (November 28) in downtown Hopkinsville.

The non-competitive, non-timed event begins and ends in downtown Hopkinsville, via a route that includes a large section of the community’s popular Greenway Rail Trail.  The Turkey Trot is presented by Hopkinsville’s Division of Parks and Recreation, along with many additional sponsors.

Thanksgiving Bud Bash – A Hoptown Tradition

Main Street Tavern is EXCITED to host the Thanksgiving BUD BASH
the night AFTER Thanksgiving, Friday November 23rd!

Doors will OPEN at 6PM at BOTH the Tavern & the Rental Hall with Full Menu Available until 9PM and FULL BAR Available until 1AM.

This is a 21 + Event with ID Required NO Exceptions

Local Favorite Musicians – HOT DANCIN will be in the Tavern & Black Cat Cadillac in the Rental Hall

There will be a $10 Cover for General Admission at the Door

Reservations for groups of 4 or more ONLY will be accepted to be seated NO LATER than 8PM and MUST be paid for in Advance $10 PER PERSON (NO REFUNDS) Call 270-484-5066 with a Valid Credit/Debit Card or come into the Tavern during regular business hours to pay in person.



17th Annual Turkey Trot 5K

Join us on Thanksgiving Day 2018 for the 17th Annual Turkey Trot! This fun run/walk 5K has become a much-anticipated tradition each year, so make plans to enjoy the race before you stuff your face. The run/walk is FREE, but please register at If you register in advance, you are guaranteed the chance to buy a Turkey Trot long-sleeve T-shirt for $20. For more information, call 270-887-4290.


Alonzo Pennington Playing for Friendsgiving Wednesday

When you are looking for something to do Wednesday night before the big Thanksgiving meal, Casey Jones Distillery comes to the rescue with Friendsgiving at the Distillery – An Evening with the Alonzo Pennington Band.
The distillery will be open all day starting at 10am. Food Truck starts serving around 5pm and then at 7pm The Alonzo Pennington Band gives you a yummy serving of live music. Friendsgiving at the Distillery, Wednesday 11/21 at Casey Jones Distillery, Witty Lane, Hopkinsville.

Family Thanksgiving Cupcake Decorating

Bring yourself or bring the whole family! Amanda’s Cupcake Cafe invites you to come on down and decorate one dozen cupcakes to take home and enjoy for the holiday! Amanda and staff will teach you some basic cupcake decorating and provide you with all the things you will need! The best part you don’t even have to clean up and you get to take your goodies home with you!
Cake flavors will include chocolate and vanilla, cost is $35 per each dozen. Must call or stop in to register in advance. Registration is non-refundable. 270-987-2144