Family Fun

Southern Lanes Bowling With Santa

IT’S CHRISTMAS TIME AND WE WANT TO CELEBRATE WITH YOU! On December 13th, Southern Lanes Hopkinsville is having Bowling With Santa, so come visit! They will also have hot chocolate, cookies and crafts as well as bowling.

Call and reserve your spot! Sign-up before the event and it’s $10 each child; come in the day of for $15 each child.

Santa Visits the Park & Gift Shop Open House – at Pennyrile Forest

When Santa visits Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, he spreads holiday cheer everywhere! Enjoy all the day’s festivities! $2 pictures with Santa in the lodge lobby and $5 create your own ornament! Items in the park gift shop will be discounted all day long for the Gift Shop Open House.

Harvest Praise at Christian Way Farm

Join us on Saturday, October 17th for our annual day of praise! We will have a wonderful menu of food available for purchase all day combined with the sound of praise music filling the farm. Janie will tell the pumpkin story at various times throughout the day. Harvest Praise is included with farm or mini golf admission.

This live musical event will feature performances – more information coming on who our performers will be. The pumpkin story will be told many times throughout the day. Plan to attend the Pumpkin Story at 11 AM, 1 PM and 3 PM.

Learn more about Harvest Praise by visiting https://christianwayfarm.com/harvest-praise-2/.

Learn more about Christian Way Farm & Mini Golf by visiting http://www.christianwayfarm.com.

Event subject to change – please refer to christianwayfarm.com for updated information.

Hoptown Half Marathon & 5K

The Hoptown Half Marathon & 5K is BACK! Once again sponsored, respectively, by Planters Bank and Jennie Stuart Health, the 2nd Annual Hoptown Half & 5K is a joint road race through Hopkinsville, Kentucky, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020.

The course starts in downtown Hoptown, shows off beautiful residential areas, winds through beautiful Christian County countryside and returns to finish downtown, via our popular Hopkinsville Greenway Rail Trail.

Half marathon and 5K runner packages include a beautiful medal and comfortable long sleeve moisture-wicking performance shirt. Come experience the beauty and charm of west Kentucky scenery and hospitality in Hopkinsville — or “Hoptown,” as we call it — this fall. Last year’s inaugural race drew 632 participants from 16 different states.

A portion of the race proceeds from this year’s event will benefit Challenge House, while honoring the memory of late Hopkinsville Mayor Wally Bryan. A one-mile “Wally’s Walkers” division will also be available for $25 per participant. View all registration options at HoptownHalf.com.

Race starting line is at 1001 S. Main Street in downtown Hopkinsville. A pre-race expo (including advance packet pick-up) will be held Friday, Sept. 18 at Planters Bank-Jennie Stuart Health Sportsplex Hopkinsville.

For more information, visit HoptownHalf.com or call 270-887-4290.

Hoptown Half & 5K Expo

Come pick up your race packet (including your official race bib), race shirt, and visit with a slew of running vendors, all on September 18, 2020, at Planters Bank-Jennie Stuart Health Sportsplex Hopkinsville. The Expo will run from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm, giving runners/walkers the chance to beat the crowd and enjoy some fellowship the night before the Hoptown Half Marathon & 5K. We look forward to seeing you there!

20th Birthday Celebration at Christian Way Farm

This special day marks the exact day we opened the Farm 20 years ago. Please join us in celebrating our 20th birthday with live music, food, mini golf, and all other farm fun!

More information coming soon.

Learn more about Christian Way Farm & Mini Golf by visiting http://www.christianwayfarm.com.

Event subject to change – please refer to christianwayfarm.com for updated information.

Pumpkin Patch Opening Day at Christian Way Farm

After a spring and summer full of farm fun, join in the first day of Fall fun at Christian Way Farm, LLC & Mini Golf! Pick a pumpkin from the patch, choose a pumpkin or other Fall favorite from our selection in the country store, take a ride around the farm on the hay ride, climb on the hay castle, grind corn (to feed to the farm animals who are eager to greet you!), and wind around the corn maze.

Farm favorites like petting the animals, playing a round of mini golf, enjoying a pizza from the Christian Way Cafe, and simply enjoying the Fall on the farm are available alongside the Fall activities. For a full list of what to expect at Christian Way Farm, visit www.christianwayfarm.com .

For hours & admission prices (including pumpkin pricing), visit: http://christianwayfarm.com/pricing/

To schedule your group, visit: http://christianwayfarm.com/fall/

Campout Weekend at Christian Way Farm

Come celebrate a campout weekend at Christian Way! Farm activities will continue on into the night once campers check in beginning at 6 PM on Friday, September 4th. Play unlimited mini golf, have a night tricycle race, grind corn and feed the animals their dinner, try our scavenger hunt, make new friends, have a friendly game of one-on-one, and, extra special on this night only, experience taking your child camping out in the country.
We’ll have fire pits available for roasting hot dogs, and your camping admission includes unlimited marshmallows for making yummy s’mores beside the campfire. On Saturday morning, we’ll fry up some pancakes & sausage for a good breakfast out in the open air. Stay all day Saturday & play, and camp again Sunday if you wish! Find out more about the Christian Way Campout.

What’s included:
• Farm admission & access to all farm activities. Click to learn more about the farm.
• Mini Golf admission. Click to learn more about mini golf.
• Extended hours
• Dedicated camping area
• Marshmallows
• Saturday breakfast of pancakes, sausage, milk, juice and coffee. Click to see the full Christian Way Cafe menu.

What you should bring:
• Tent or camper (no hook-ups)
• Sleeping bag(s)
•Anything you may need for an overnight stay
•Your favorite s’mores fixin’s
•Your favorite yard games or even board games to play at the lighted picnic areas.

What you should not bring:
• Family pets
• Equipment requiring electricity. (These are primitive campsites)
• Generators–this will be a night of quiet camping.
• Loud electronic devices. Enjoy the sounds of the outdoors!
• Alcoholic beverages

What it costs:
• Stay tuned for updated pricing!
• Additional food & beverages will be available for purchase in the Christian Way Cafe. The Country Store also offers toys, gifts, apparel and more for purchase.

Friday, September 4th camper check-in will begin at 6 PM. Lights out will be at 11 PM. Wake up Saturday morning to a breakfast cooked by Janie & Milt, then stay and enjoy the outdoors and play on the farm all day. Sunday camper check-out time is 10 AM.

(In the event of inclement weather, an alternate date will be chosen and refunds issued (camping fees only) for those unable to attend the alternate date.)

Please contact Christian Way Farm at 270-269-2434 with any additional questions.

Event subject to change – please refer to christianwayfarm.com for updated information.

Splash Day at Christian Way Farm

Splish splash fun day at Christian Way! Saturday, August 22nd we’re offering a water day at Christian Way. We’ll have the purple crush giant water slide on-site with large splash pool (10 AM – 6 PM), bubble stations, kiddie pools and more water fun to keep kids of all ages entertained all day!

This special day is included with regular farm or farm + mini golf combo admission. Learn more about our pricing at https://christianwayfarm.com/pricing/.

Every day is water day on our farm themed mini golf course! Play nine rounds on Splash Day and see if you can keep the ball out of the water features throughout the course. If you can’t, you’ll enjoy that extra splash!

Our usual farm activities will still be going on Splash Day, so join us to spend a relaxing day outdoors. Feed and pet farm animals from corn you grind yourself, take a ride on the lawnmower train, play in the corn truck (it’s the corn equivalent of a giant sandbox!), or simply enjoy the wide open spaces to run and play.

Christian Way Farm and Mini Golf features a playground, Gaga ball, a tricycle arena for friendly competitions(made out of hay!), giant Scrabble & giant Jenga. For the historian or farm equipment aficionado, come learn about equipment that dates back to the early 1900’s.

Have a picnic or enjoy pizza and wings from the Christian Way Cafe. And don’t leave without stopping by the country store for toys and unique gifts. Christian Way Farm is a place to enjoy the outdoors and participate in fun farm activities with the family. We look forward to seeing you!

FInd out more, visit https://christianwayfarm.com/plan-your-event/splash-day/.

Event subject to change – please refer to christianwayfarm.com for updated information.

The Stylistics

One of the most successful soul groups of all time, The Stylistics, has been rescheduled from April 18 and will perform Saturday, August 15 LIVE at the Alhambra Theatre show thanks to the Pennyroyal Arts Council and Rogers Group.

The Stylistics had 12 straight Top Ten hits in the early ‘70s including: “You Are Everything”, “Betcha by Golly Wow”, “I’m Stone in Love with You”, “Break up to Make Up”, “Let’s Put it All Together”, and “You make me Feel Brand New.” Among their peers, they were one of the smoothest and sweetest soul groups of their era.

Tickets are available online at pennyroyalarts.org or can be purchased at the box office at the Alhambra Theatre for the August 15, 7:00 pm show.

Special thanks to our event sponsor Rogers Group and our beverage sponsor Bluegrass Beverage. For more information on this and upcoming shows, find us on Facebook at @alhambratheatrehopkinsville.