Aug. 23

Elkton Bike Night

When: 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23

Where: Historic Public Square in downtown Elkton

Info: Bike night will run every Thursday, weather permitting, until Oct. 4. For more information, call 270-2665-7070 or visit www.ElktonKy.com.

History on Tap

When: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23

Where: Hopkinsville Brewing Company

Info: Christian County Historian William T. Turner will speak about the aliens that attacked a family in 1955 in the Kelly community. The next one will be 6: 30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20. Ann Rosebetty will speak.

The Bruce 15th Birthday Bash

When: 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23

Where: James E. Bruce Convention Center

Info: In addition to providing free drinks, hors d'oeuvres and birthday cake to guests, The Bruce will also make several historic announcements and presentations regarding the future of the events facility. The Bruce will be offering a 15-percent discount, in conjunction with its 15th birthday, to anyone who attends the Bash and books or renews an event at the convention center. Community members are encouraged to “RSVP” by indicating they are attending the event through The Bruce’s Facebook page. The page can be found by visiting tinyurl.com/TheBruceBash. For more information on the event, contact Petra Piffko at 270-707-7000 or petrapiffko@bruceconventioncenter.com.

Aug. 24

Summer Salute

Festival

When: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m Friday and Saturday, Aug. 24 and 25

Where: Downtown Hopkinsville

Info: This is a fun-filled, two-day music festival with national headliners that will attract guests and locals to family fun, rides, vendor booths, food booths and more. Food and merchant vendors, live entertainment, rides and a variety of attractions make this event a true gem of the south. The event headliner, country music group Sawyer Brown, will perform Saturday night.

Fish fry fundraiser

When: 4:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24

Where: Gordon Park, 13735 N. Old Madisonville Road, Crofton.

Info: All dinners include fried catfish, coleslaw, French fries, white beans, hushpuppies, dessert and a drink. Proceeds will go toward the renovation of North Christian Veterans Park.

Aug. 25

Carnival

Tymeless Hearts

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25

Where: Trigg County Public Schools, Cadiz.

Info: There will be a variety of vendors. More volunteers, sponsors and booths are wanted. For more information, email TymelessHearts@live.com.

Pickin’ on the Porch

When: 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25

Where: MB Roland Distillery

Info: Music by Syd Hedrick and the Falcons.

Zumbathon

When: 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25

Where: Christian County Senior Center, 1402 W. Seventh St.

Info: There is a $5 minimum donation. Proceeds benefit the Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

Yoga Under the Stars

When: 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25

Where: the Adventure Science Center, 800 Fort Negley Blvd., Nashville

Info: Participants must bring their own mat. Cost is $22 per person. To purchase tickets, visit www.adventuresci.org/yoga.

Candlelight Yoga

at the Cave

When: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25

Where: Dunbar Cave State Natural Area, 401 Old Dunbar Cave Road, Clarksville

Info: Participants should bring bug spray, a yoga mat, drinking water and a towel to dry off. For more information, call 931-648-5526.

AUG. 26

Unknown Realms

When: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26

Where: Dunbar Cave State Natural Area, 401 Old Dunbar Cave Road, Clarksville

Info: This extended journey into the cave is rugged, so participants must be at least 10 years old and in good physical condition. Cost is $20 per person. Flashlights and sturdy shoes or boots are required. To purchase tickets, visit www.tnstateparks.com.

Aug. 27

The Fort Campbell 216th Composite Squadron open house

When: 6-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27

Where: Clarksville Regional Airport, 200 Airport Road, Clarksville.

Info: According to Capt. James Kelly, squadron commander, the entire community is welcome to attend and learn more about Civil Air Patrol programs and special activities both for youth and adult members. Members of the squadron will be present to greet visitors and explain the three core CAP missions of Aerospace Education, Cadet, and Emergency Services programs for America. The Fort Campbell 216th Composite Squadron along with the CAP Kentucky Wing is celebrating a week-long statewide open house Aug. 21-30. These open house activities are designed to foster a greater awareness of Civil Air Patrol’s presence in both Kentucky and Tennessee all the while building relationships with civic leaders and other local volunteer organizations.

Aug. 30

Elkton Bike Night

When: 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30

Where: Historic Public Square in downtown Elkton

Info: Bike night will run every Thursday, weather permitting, until Oct. 4. For more information, call 270-2665-7070 or visit www.ElktonKy.com.

Sept. 1

Knot Just

Quilters exhibit

When: Saturday, Sept. 1- Wednesday, Sept. 26

Where: Hopkinsville Community College

Info: A reception will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept.1. The quilt show is called “Red, White and Blue.”

Willie

Sugarcapps concert

When: Saturday, Sept. 1

Where: Casey Jones Distillery

Info: This is event is presented by the Pennyroyal Arts Council and sponsored by Robert and Virginia Gray.

Sept. 4

Tuesdays at

the Town Clock

When: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4

Where: Woody Winfree Fire-Transportation Museum, 310 E. Ninth St.

Info: Local firefighters will read a story and introduce kids to some of the equipment in the museum. This program is free and open to the public.

Sept. 6

Elkton Bike Night

When: 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6

Where: Historic Public Square in downtown Elkton

Info: Bike night will run every Thursday, weather permitting, until Oct. 4. For more information, call  270-2665-7070 or visit www.ElktonKy.com.

Sept. 8

Knights of Columbus Golf Scramble

When: 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8

Where: Western Hills Golf Course

Info: Proceeds will be used to support Trace Industries, Alpha Alternative, Hands of Hope, Pennyroyal Veterans Center and food baskets at Thanksgiving and Christmas.

30th annual Trail of Tears Pow Wow

When: 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 and 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9

Where: Trail of Tears

Info: Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 7 to 12 and free for ages 6 and under. Parking is free. There will be Indian flute demonstration, singing and storytelling, Native American arts and crafts, a team dance competition and drum contest, and Indian fry bread. For more information, visit www.trailoftears.org or call 270-886-8033.

Sept. 13

Elkton Bike Night

When: 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13

Where: Historic Public Square in downtown Elkton

Info: Bike night will run every Thursday, weather permitting, until Oct. 4. For more information, call 270-265-7070 or visit www.ElktonKy.com.

Sept. 14

Movies in the Park: “Sherlock Gnomes”

When: 7:45 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14

Where: Second Street Park, 745 E. Second St.

Info: Bring your own blankets and chairs or listen in your vehicle at certain locations. Food trucks and concessions will be onsite. For more information, visit www.hoptownrec.com, follow Parks and Recreation on Facebook or Twitter, or call 270-887-4290.

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