Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Fair

All quality arts and crafts, originals, creative and handcrafted will be sold at the Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Fair from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Dec. 5 at ake Barkley State Resort Park Convention Center, Trigg County. All COVID-19 group requirements. For a vendor application package email or call 270-522-3892.

Woolly Christmas Decorations

Use sheep’s wool at The Homeplace 1850s Working Farm at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area to make two 1850 era woolly Christmas decorations for your home from 1 - 4 p.m. Dec. 5. Learn how to hand felt wool to make a gingerbread man or woman for a cute Christmas decoration. Then, using handspun wool, learn to make a yarn angel. All supplies are provided. Cost is $40. Registration and full deposit required. Limited to eight participants.

For more information and to reserve your space call 931-232-6457. Recommended for ages 12 and up. Last day to make a reservation is Dec. 4. 

Cadiz United Methodist Church Craft Fair

Free admission to the Cadiz United Methodist Church Craft Fair from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Dec. 5 at 482 Lakota Drive, Cadiz. Call 270-522-6237 for more information.

Jingle Bell Jog 5K run/walk

To benefit Cadiz/Trigg County Seven Friends Memorial, join the Jingle Bell Jog 5K run/walk at 9 a.m. Dec. 12, doors open at 8 a.m. for registration at the Trigg County Senior Citizens Center, 127 Joy Lane, Cadiz. The race course will begin at the center. Runners are encouraged to wear their favorite/ugly Christmas sweater; prizes will be awarded. The award ceremony, offering water, coffee and snacks, will be held after the race inside of the center.

Elkton-Todd County Bicentennial Christmas Parade

Featuring floats and entries from individuals, local businesses, schools and churches, the Elkton-Todd County Bicentennial Christmas Parade is set for 5 p.m. Dec. 12. Participants are encouraged to decorate their float or entry with a historical bicentennial theme celebrating Elkton and/or Todd County’s past from the years 1820 through 2020. For those that choose to have a historical bicentennial themed entry, there will be awards given recognizing the Most Creative Entry and Most Historical Entry. Recommend to follow social distancing guidelines and to wear a face covering while attending the event.

To participate in the parade, visit to submit an online entry or contact the Welcome Center at or call 270-265-7070.

Hopkinsville Reverse Christmas Parade

The parade is at 5:15 p.m. Dec. 12 at downtown Hopkinsville.

For more information, contact the Hopkinsville Division of Parks and Recreation at 270-887-4290. Entry forms are available at

Holiday decorations contest

Hopkinsville Public Works Annual Holiday Decorations Contest is now open for members of the community. Nominations for Best Decorated Residence and Best Decorated Business will be accepted until 4 p.m. Dec. 18. Decisions will be made the week of Dec. 21.

Members of the community can enter by calling Public Works at 270-890-0600 and asking for the Beautification Coordinator Heather Braun, entering at the Hopkinsville Beautification webpage or on the Hopkinsville Beautification Commission Facebook page. Awards will be brought to the winners, and the winners will be announced on Dec. 28. Winners will also receive recognition on the Hopkinsville Beautification Commission webpage and Facebook page.

Christian Scouting Programs

The Way Christian Youth Center, 197 Lafayette St. (behind Trigg Schools Campus), will be hosting a scouting organizational meeting at 7 p.m. Monday. Purpose of the meeting will be to determine leadership interest in starting Christian scouting programs for ages 5-18. “Trail Life USA” (boys) and “American Heritage Girls” are nationwide programs with an enrollment of over 80,000 youth. Regional representatives will be in attendance to explain programs and answer questions. Social distancing will be observed and wearing of masks encouraged.

Christian adults are also needed for administrative and leadership roles. For meeting information, call 270-498-1933.

Senior Walking Trail

The Way Christian Youth Center’s Gym, 197 Lafayette St., (behind Trigg Schools Campus) is open to senior citizens for walking and fellowship from 9 a.m. until noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Social distancing is observed and wearing of masks encouraged. For more information call Ann at 270-522-4955.

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