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Bunco in the Bluegrass!

It’s Bunco week!

 

We are so excited for this annual weekend of fabulous fun — and we know you are too!

 

Here are some helpful tips for event check-in:

 

*Remember to have you game face on… and be ready to toss like a boss!

*Be sure to pick up your Bunco goodie bags… since they have all the best Hoptown swag and souvenirs!

* And grab your official Kentucky Bunco Bash name tag… you’ll be able to customize your credential with the number of years you’ve played here!

 

And for the “cherry-on-top” of this fabulous experience – everyone who attends can jump into our Photo Booth and snap a pic… and have this awesome FREE custom souvenir sent right to you!

 

Weekend Schedule

Friday

*2:00-5:00 pm – Vendor set-up

*5:00 pm – Check-in on Friday afternoon, at the Wyndham Garden Inn (same hotel – just a new name! 2910 Fort Campbell Boulevard)

* 5:00-8:00 pm – FREE play Bunco night will be on Friday from

* 8:00 pm- karaoke in the Bourbon’s Bar and Grill Lounge inside Wyndham Garden Inn

 

Saturday

*Doors will be judged Saturday morning

* Costume contest featuring best 20’s costume- judged Saturday morning! (come downstairs ready to show off your costume)

*8:00-9:00 am – Vendor set-up

* 9:00 am Saturday morning!

*The bar will open at 10:00 am Saturday morning (no alcoholic beverages can be brought in the playing area that were not purchased at the bar)

*There will be a 2 hour lunch break on Saturday (soup and salad lunch available for purchase at Bourbon’s Bar and Grill Lounge), so venture out and check out some local shops! (check out the Shop Local rack card in your bags)

*5:00-6:00 pm Game play concludes. Check out one of our many delicious local eateries for dinner J

 

Sunday

9:00am Dice start rolling

*There will be a buffet lunch on Sunday

3:00pm – Games play concludes & winners announced

 

If you have any questions prior to arriving for Friday registration/check-in, please call the Visit Hopkinsville office at 270-887-2300.

 

We look forward to seeing you soon!

-Your Friends at the Pink Ribbon Network & Visit Hopkinsville

March Madness in Hoptown!

Check out all of the great events happening this month in Hoptown and find out what the “madness” is all about!

10th Annual Kentucky Bunco Bash – March 13-15 – Gather up the ladies and enjoy a weekend of Bunco, prizes, door decorating and costume contest, as well as access to shopping and dining, the Kentucky Bunco Bash is the perfect opportunity to get away from it all and enjoy a wonderful weekend! This year’s theme is the roaring 20s! Click here for ticket information!

Trail of Tears Heritage Cabin Re-Opens – March 19 – The Trail of Tears Heritage Center is a restored log cabin which houses artifacts of the Cherokee people and additional Native American cultures. Admission to the Heritage Center is by donation. Hours will be Monday-Saturday 10:00 am-4:00 pm and Sunday 12:00-4:00 pm.

28th Annual Edgar Cayce Hometown Seminar – March 20-22 – Gather with us at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, March 20-22, outside Edgar Cayce’s hometown for a weekend full of learning, fellowship, and self-discovery. Immerse yourself in the land where Edgar Cayce was born and reared and where he discovered his remarkable gifts that prompted his life’s work. Click here for ticket information!

11th Annual International Festival – March 27-28 – For the 11th straight year, the world will be at your fingertips during the annual Hopkinsville International Festival, March 27 & 28! This event (held at the Hopkinsville Sportsplex) celebrates the vast cultural diversity found in Hoptown and our region, educating citizens about a multitude of global traditions and history through food, music dance, sport and more. Best of all, the two-day event is FREE to attend.

 

For a full calendar of events, click here.

20 things to do in Hoptown in 2020!

Cheers to 2020 in Hoptown! New and exciting adventures await you in the new year — check out our list of things do to in Hoptown in 2020!

  1. See how many of the 100+ restaurants in Christian County you can sample
  2. Watch a show at The Historic Alhambra Theatre
  3. Wet your whistle at Casey Jones Distillery, Hopkinsville Brewing Company, MB Roland Distillery or Naimoli Estate Winery
  4. Play some trivia at Davo’s Burgers & Fries or Main Street Tavern
  5. Strike out at Southern Lanes Bowling
  6. Have some fun at a festival (Hoptown Summer Salute, International Festival, Trail of Tears Intertribal Pow Wow, Hoptown Harvest Festival, Kelly Little Green Men Days)
  7. Take in a sporting event at the Planters Bank-Jennie Stuart Health Sportsplex Hopkinsville
  8. Shop til you drop at Hoptown’s many unique stores all year long
  9. Try your hand at an artistic endeavor at Griffin’s Studio, Brushy Fork Creek Gallery or Hopkinsville Art Guild
  10. Catch up on the latest literary finds at Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library
  11. Achieve your best time yet as you run in the Hopkinsville Half Marathon (coming 9/19/2020!)
  12. Have a family ag adventure! Learn about life on the farm while feeding the animals, playing a round of mini golf, and enjoying the serenity of the country all at Christian Way Farm & Mini Golf
  13. Splash around and slide into summer fun at Tie Breaker Family Aquatic Center
  14. Experience America’s pastime with local flair, as the Hoptown Hoppers take the field!
  15. Reach new depths by scuba diving at Pennyroyal Scuba Blue Springs Resort
  16. Drive/putt to new lengths at our disc golf courses located at Trail or Tears Park and Thomas Street Recreation Center
  17. Travel all across Christian County and take part in a multitude of self-guided and tour-guided arts and history experiences
  18. Take in the beauty of nature on some of our parks and trails — Hopkinsville Greenway Rail Trail, Jeffers Bend Environmental Center and Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park
  19. Fill your soul with rhythms of live music at some great event venues — Main Street Tavern, Hopkinsville Brewing Company and Taco Express Restaurante
  20. Download the Visit Hopkinsville app to stay up to date on all the latest events going on here in town!

Fall in Love with Hopkinsville

Pick a Pumpkin
Christian Way Farm & Mini Golf – Monday- Saturday in October – 10:00 am-DARK
Giles Farm – Saturdays in October from 10:00 am-5:00 pm and Sundays in October from 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Be Scared
Supper in the Cemetery @ Riverside Cemetery – October 11th – 5:00 pm-7:30 pm
Nightmares End Haunted House – Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights throughout October
Copper Canyon Ghost Town Haunted Hayride – Friday and Saturday nights throughout October – 7:00 pm-11:30 pm
Haunted Hoptown Walking Tour @ Woody Winfree Fire Transportation Museum – October 31st – 6:30 pm-8:30 pm

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