Everyone loves a good ghost story – what role does a ghost play in literary fiction and Our Town? Writing instructor Addison James will lead the discussion.
Join the Big Read-Hopkinsville and the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County as they haunt the streets and share some of Hoptown’s strangest, most bizarre, and darkest stories. From murder and mystery to tragedy and scandal – this tour is sure to put a spooky twist on Our Town. The walking tour starts at Woody Winfree Fire-Transportation Museum.
$10 per Person | $5 for Museum Members. Get your tickets here!
Join Main Street Tavern, The Big Read, The Corner Coffeehouse, and Bistro on 6th for Restaurant Week. Visit your local favorites or try something new as Hopkinsville restaurants offer Big Read Specials that will transport you through time and space!
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.”
Join the Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library at their book discussion. Stephen King was inspired by the “Our Town” plot and narrative structure when he wrote “Salem’s Lot.” The discussion will focus on the similarities between the two stories.
Hoptown Chronicle and WKMS, in support of The Big Read-Hopkinsville, will host poetry readings by area residents who take their inspiration from Kentucky author George Ella Lyon’s classic, “Where I’m From.” Read Lyon’s poem and write your own version about all the places and people who have shaped your life and identity. Then come to The Corner Coffeehouse at 6:00 p.m. Monday, October 21, to share your creation. Everyone is welcome. You don’t have to write a poem to attend.