Oct. 19

Outdoor Movie Series

When: 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19

Where: Wade’s Way Park, Wade’s Way Lane

Info: Share your photos and experience. Give back to the Neighborhood Watch; they need the awareness and the support. The event is free. Donations are appreciated. We will have concessions available for purchase, concessions benefit the Neighborhood Watch. No ATMs onsite. Thank you for your support. Please visit our Facebook for the title this evening and for other future events.

Freedom Friday

Chili Cook-off

When: Friday, Oct. 19

Where: Downtown Hopkinsville

Info: Registration ends Oct. 10. Military teams are free, civilian teams registration is $65 until Oct. 1 and $85 until Oct. 10.

Oct. 20

Lions Club

pancake breakfast

and silent auction

When: 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20

Where: First Christian Church, 2602 S. Walnut St. at Morningside Drive, Hopkinsville

Info: Breakfast is $6, and will include pancakes, sausages, coffee, orange juice, milk. Tickets can be purchased in advance or the day of the breakfast. The Lions Club will also have free eye screenings for children. To purchase tickets or to schedule a delivery, James Williams at 270-348-4867 or Susan Edds at 270-484-9469.

Hopkinsville Junior Auxiliary Charity Ball

When: Saturday, Oct. 20

Where: Hopkinsville Golf and Country Club

Hopkinsville Art Guild photo contest

When: 1 - 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20

Where: Sixth Street, downtown Hopkinsville.

Info: This will be a fast-paced, 1 ½ hour photo contest open to all ages, professional and amateur. Photographers must bring their own camera and supplies. Pre-registration by Oct. 15 is appreciated. Participants will need to check-in at the Hopkinsville Art Gallery, 108 E. Sixth St., between 1 and 1:30 p.m. All photographers may submit three photos for judging. Images will be judged as digital files. Awards range from $75 to $200, and will be presented at 5 p.m. at the gallery.

Pembroke Harvest Festival Pork Chop Dinner and Auction

When: 5 - 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20

Where: Pembroke Community Center

Info: All funds will benefit the Pembroke park and recreational area.  Area vendors will be donating items for the auction, which starts at 6:30 p.m.

Apple Butter,

Bluegrass and

BBQ Festival

When: 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20

Where: Christ Presbyterian Church, 1230 Rossview Road, Clarksville

Info: Help make apple butter, eat barbecue, listen to live bluegrass music, go on a hayride and play on inflatables during this event. Everyone who attends will take home a jar of apple butter. For more information, call 931-906-6650.

Amazing Acres

When: Saturday, Oct. 20 and Oct. 27

Where: 3445 Deason Lane, Hopkinsville

Info: For $4 each, guests can tour the farm and experience some farm life by churning butter, milking cows, feeding fish and pumping water. There also are hay rides. A variety of animals live on the farm. “U-Pick goodies,” such as pumpkins are for sale. For more information, visit www.amazingacres.biz or call Natalie Allison at 270-881-2445.

Movies at the

Library: Rampage

When: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20

Where: Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library, 1101 Bethel St.

Info: Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library shows movies for free on the first and third Saturday of every month. Movies at the Library is sponsored by United Southern Bank.

OCT. 20-21

Tennessee Pirate Fest

When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, Oct. 20 and 21

Where: Tennessee Medieval Faire, 550 Fiske Road, Harriman, Tennessee

Info: Admission costs $16 for adults and $8 for children ages 5-12. Patrons are encouraged to bring cash. For more information, visit www.tmfaire.com.

Oct. 25

Mayor’s Unity


When: 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25

Where: James E. Bruce Convention Center, Hopkinsville

Info: RSVP with the Hopkinsville Human Relations Commission at 270-887-4010. Tickets are $10 and tables for 10 is $100. Tickets will be sold at the door for $15.

Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County’s History on Tap

When: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25

Where: Hopkinsville Brewing Co.

Info: In preparation for Halloween, Robert Martin will present on Victorian funeral customs. Learn about mourning etiquette during the time of Queen Victoria’s reign. What became customary mourning of the time seems to be, by today’s standards, macabre and morbid. Grab a beer for this spooky, spine-chilling, and historic program. History on Tap is a series that seeks to share local history in a relaxed, fun setting. Programs are the fourth Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Hopkinsville Brewing Co.

Big HallowRead

When: 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25

Where: Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library, 1101 Bethel St.

Info: This event is free. There will be the Mystery Museum, Story Time, games and food.

Oct. 26

Teen Laser Tag


When: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26

Where:     Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library, 1101 Bethel St.

Info: The library is hosting a night of laser tag, a showing of Ready Player One, games, and food! This event is for teens ages 13 to 18. A parent must sign up anyone below the age of 18! The event costs $15. Sign up and payment must be completed in advance at the library circulation desk.

“The Nightmare

Before Christmas”

in concert with The Nashville Symphony

When: 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26

Where: Schermerhorn Symphony Center, 1 Symphony Place, Nashville.

Info: For ticket information, visit nashvillesymphony.com.

Oct. 27

Race for Life 5K

When: 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27

Where: Hopkinsville Rail Trail, 151 Pardue Lane

Info: Register online at https://www.alphapcc.org/events/raceforlife18. This family friendly event helps support mothers and babies in our community in need of the services at Alpha Pregnancy Care Center. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m., and includes a T-shirt and pumpkin. The cost to participate is $30 during the months of September and October. Race day registration costs $35. T-shirts are only guaranteed for registrations before Oct. 5.

FE Whitney Classic

When: 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27

Where:?Stadium of Champions

Info: In conjunction with the 30th anniversary of the Minority Economic Development Initiative (MEDI), the Classic will feature the first ever college football game played at the Stadium of Champions, as “host” Kentucky State University will battle Lane College on the gridiron. Doors will open at 5 p.m., but there are an abundance of pre-game activities scheduled, including a tailgate outside the stadium. This event will also include a Battle of the Bands during the halftime show. The free pre-game events include a college fair, kids zone, STEM experience, Stomp the Yard, vendors and exhibits. Tickets are available online at EventBrite.com. To become a sponsor, purchase tickets, volunteer or simply for more information, contact MEDI, Inc. at 270-885-8885 or email info@medisuccess.org.


Halloween Bash

When: 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27

Where: Casey Jones Distillery, 2815 Witty Lane, Hopkinsville

Info: This will be an evening of tasty bites, drinks, music and friends in the newly expanded porch and deck. Come as you are or dress for Howl-o-ween and you’ll be ready for costume contests.

There will be family friendly tours from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and food trucks for your hunger. The gift shop is filled with everything from T-shirts and hats to flasks and glassware, spirits and Moonarita kits. Casey’s Bar will be open with choices for all, including signature Moonaritas. From 6:30 until 10 p.m., DJ’s VT & C-Wiz will get you into the “spirit” of Halloween with your dance favorites, just park your broom at the door. Howl-of-a-night Bash.

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