Oct. 5

Outdoor Movie Series

When: 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5

Where: Wade’s Way Park

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.

Oct. 5-7

Days of Knights:

Medieval Living History

When: 10 a.m. Friday-Sunday, Oct. 5 to 7

Where: War Memorial Walking Trail Park

Info: 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Free to the public. Full details at: http://thedaysofknights.com.

Oct. 6

Officer Phillip Meacham Memorial 5K Run/Walk

When: 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6

Where: Christian County Justice Center, 100 Justice Way, Hopkinsville

Info: Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. Entry fee with T-shirt is $25. T-shirt only is $15. This event is stroller and pet friendly. To register online, visit https://hpr.recdesk.com/community/program

Hoptown Paint Out

When: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6

Where: Hopkinsville Art Guild Gallery, 108 E. Sixth St., Hopkinsville

Info: Capture painted images of downtown Hopkinsville with this fun and fast-paced, three-hour plein air painting contest. It is open to all ages, professional and amateur. There will be cash prizes offered for adults over age 18 with $250 first place, $150 second place and $100 third place. Winning students under the age of 18 will receive art supplies. Advanced registration is requested by Monday, Oct. 1, but not required. The registration fee for adults is $15 and students under 18 is $5. All participants must be registered and have canvases stamped before they begin painting. All painting must be completed during the three-hour time frame. Artist must bring all of their own supplies. A supply list is available. The contest will begin promptly at 9 a.m. and end at noon. The judge for the event is Danielle Muzina, assistant professor of art and design of Murray State University.

Elkton HarvestFest

When: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6

Where: Public Square downtown Elkton.

Info: Vendors will be setup on the Square selling pumpkins, gourds, mums, games, homemade ice cream, boutique clothing, jewelry, rustic wood crafts, pottery, candles, home decor, hamburgers, barbecue, funnel cakes and more. Live music on the Square kicks off at 9:45 a.m. with the bluegrass sounds of the Todd County Boys with Amanda Sadler. Greg Pratt acoustic performance begins at 11 am followed by the Skyelor Anderson Band at noon. The final performance for the day begins at about 1:15 p.m. with Reckless Sidemen featuring Clark Sexton. A free children’s fun area at the Milliken Memorial Community House on West Main Street. To setup a booth at HarvestFest or for more information, contact the Todd County Welcome Center at 270-265-7070 or visit Elktonky.com.

Dog Walk fundraiser

When: Saturday, Oct. 6

Where: Founders Square, Hopkinsville

Info: All proceeds will benefit area-wide domestic violence programs for animals in Christian County.

Family fire safety day

When: 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6

Where: Pembroke Fire Department, 118 Maple St.

Info: There will be hands-on activities, including extinguisher training, equipment demonstrations and fire truck tours, plus food, drinks, door prizes, face painting, a magic show and more. This is a free event. For more information, call 270-475-4144.

Crofton Arts

When: 10a.m. to 4p.m., Saturday, Oct. 6

Where: Tornado Safe Place and the Croft Building, next to Gordon Park on North Old Madisonville Road, Crofton

Info: Crofton Artists and Woodworkers will display some of their work in the Tornado Safe Place and the Croft Building, next to Gordon Park on N. Old Madisonville Road, Crofton, Kentucky. The public is invited to view the art and even purchase some that is for sale. A percentage of profits made will be given to Branch Outreach, Crofton’s help agency. Food will be available with all of its profits going to Branch Outreach. “There’s So Much We Want You to See!” Hope to see you there. For more information contact Rick Loader 270.498.3076.

Oct. 12

Trigg County

HamFest Quilt Show

When: 10 a.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12 and Oct. 13

Where::     Janice Mason Art Museum, Cadiz.

Info: Quilt check-in is between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Oct. 9. There is a $5 fee for non-guild members.

Creepy Kooky

Carnival

When: 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12

Where: War Memorial Walking Trail Park, 105 Walter Garrett Lane

Info: Oak Grove Community Cares is planning a chilling carnival. This year we will be having a pumpkin carving contest, music, carnival games, candy, and much more. The carnival is free, candy and prizes are free. (Some vendors in attendance may charge for activities or services provided to the monsters, ghouls, and goblins.) Food trucks will be available to the guests. Our concession stand that provides sweets and goodies all benefits our cause. If in attendance and feeling generous we are open to donations of any kind. If interested in volunteering or getting involved please email or message us. We are grateful for any sponsorship, gift, donation, or any words of encouragement.

Oct. 13

Zumbathon for Breast Cancer

Awareness

When: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13

Where: 2600 Thomas St., Hopkinsville

Info: This is in honor of local Rebecca DeArmond. All proceeds will go to the Pink Ribbon Network.

Fire prevention

open house

When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13

Where: Oak Grove Fire Department, 533 Thompsonville Lane

Info: Activities include an Air-Evac helicopter display, firefighter drills, fire hose water target, a smoke house and an appearance by Sparky the Fire Dog. There will also be a cookout, including hot dogs, chips and drinks.

Crimestoppers fundraiser dinner

When: 5 – 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13

Where: Memorial Building, Hopkinsville.

Info: The cost is $8 per plate, which includes Chicken, Baked Beans, Slaw and a drink. Desserts can be purchased at the door for $1. Tickets are on sale at the Hopkinsville Police Department, 101 N. Main St., and Johnson’s Family Chiropractic, 1600 S. Virginia St. Every year Crime Stoppers pays out cash rewards for information leading to the arrests of wanted fugitives and crime information in Hopkinsville and Christian County. To date, Crime Stoppers has paid out over $274,000 in rewards. By offering these rewards, Crime Stoppers continues its mission to assist law enforcement and crime victims by capturing wanted suspects. Crime Stoppers gives citizens an anonymous, confidential way of getting information to law enforcement without ever having to appear in court or giving their personal information. It is our hopes that by providing this service we are able to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Hopkinsville/Christian County.

Public Library

Author Festival

When: 11 a.m. — 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct 13.

Where: Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library downtown Hopkinsville

Info: 33 authors on hand to meet and purchase books. 3 authors will make presentations. For more information visit hccpl.org/events

/author-festival/ and the library’s facebook page.

Trigg County Ham Fest Quilt Show

When: 10 a.m. Saturday, October 13, 2018

Where: Janice Mason Art Museum, Cadiz

Info: Quilt check in Tuesday, Oct 9 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. $5 fee for non-guild members.

Oct. 19

Outdoor Movie Series

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

Where: Wade’s Way Park

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.

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