Aug. 16

Elkton Bike Night

When: 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16

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.

Aug. 17

Movies in the Park: “Cars 3”

When: 7:45 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17

Where: Trail of Tears Park, 100 E. Ninth St., Hopkinsville

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.

Kelly “Little Green Men” Days festival

When: 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17 and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18

Where: Kelley Station Park, 7440 Old Madisonville Road, Hopkinsville.

Info: Friday night begins the festival with the Glennie Lankford Outdoor Gospel Sing that will include special guest God’s Legacy at 6 p.m. and featuring The Stone Family at 7 p.m.; the festival continues on Saturday with a day filled with fun for the entire family. The stage will feature non-stop entertainment. At 6 p.m., our headliner group The Red Shadows Band takes the stage taking us on a trip thru the 60s, 70s and 80s with hits of great classic country music.

Aug. 18

Pennyrile Classic

Car Club

When: 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18

Where: Indian Hills Shopping Plaza, Hopkinsville

Info: Cruise-ins for the rest of the season will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 15 at Brenda’s Snack Shack in the Indian Hills Shopping Plaza, 3141 Canton Pike. Bring classic cars, trucks, a chair to sit in and your family to this free event. No loud music, burnout or alcohol allowed. Organizers are not responsible for accidents, lost or stolen items. 50/50 Pot tickets will be sold and a winner will be drawn at 8:30 p.m. For more information, email heather19m@hotmail.com.

Soul Ties

When: 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18

Where: Refuge of Hope in Christ, 1912 Center St., Hopkinsville

Info: Learn how to get free and stay free of old relationships. This event is hosted by the Rev. Carlos and Rhonda Lamar, featuring Del Lawrence, former rapper of the secular rap group Three Six Mafia. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Niecy Hillis at 270-987-1455.

AUG. 18-19

Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18 and Sunday, Aug. 19

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

Info: This free festival will include hummingbird banding demonstrations, guided hikes, pollinator gardening tips and children’s activities. For more information, call 931-648-5526.

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.

Bruce 15th

Birthday Bash

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

Where: James E. Bruce Convention Center, Hopknsville

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

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.

Bacon and

Bourbon Festival

When: 6 to 10:30 p.m. Friday Aug. 24

Where: Old Glory Distilling Company, 451 Alfred Thun Road, Clarksville

Info: To purchase tickets, visit www.visitclarksvilletn.com.

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.

Aug. 27

The Fort Campbell 216th Composite Squadron open house

When: 6 to 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. 1through Wednesday, Sept. 26

Where: Hopkinsville Community College

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

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., Hopkinsville

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.

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