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2017 Eclipse Info
2017 Eclipse Info

2017 Solar Eclipse


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South Hopkins Fire Department Annual BBQ Fundraiser

AUG 19

10 am to 7 pm
Where: Nortonville, KY 42442, USA
Shop local vendors, enjoy live music from 4-7, bouncy houses, great food, great fellowship! Get your free certified solar eclipse viewing glasses. To make a BBQ pre-order for 5 plates or more, call or text 270-871-7170.

Total Eclipse of the Park

AUG 19

10 am to 4 pm
Where: Madisonville Skate Park
Join us during Eclipse Weekend as professional skaters from NHS Brands of Santa Cruz, CA showcase their talents at the Madisonville Skate Park. Skate competitions will also be held for local participants. 270-977-2052


AUG 19

11 am to 4 pm
Where: Madisonville City Park, 755 Park Avenue, Madisonville, KY, United States
Bring your family out to the Madisonville City Park for “Solar City”, bounce houses, slides and obstacle courses, human foosball tournament, outdoor laser tag, golf scramble, homerun derby and more! Food vendors will be on hand!

Total Solar Eclipse 2017: Celestial Dynamics and Eclipse Chasing

AUG 19

2 pm to 4 pm
Where: Madisonville Community College, 2000 College Dr, Madisonville, KY 42431, USA
Free educational semifor the community presented by MCC Associate Professor of Physics Dr. Aseem Talukar and Dr. George Steedly of Webster County. Discussion will include a review of the science behind an eclipse, safe viewing and photographing of the eclipse, and Dr. Steedly's personal eclipse chasing experiences.

Sounds of Independence Concert featuring Jennifer Nettles

AUG 19

6:30 pm to 10 pm
Where: Hopkins County Fairgrounds, 605 East Arch Street, Madisonville, KY
Independence Bank will host its Sounds of Independence concert, headlining Jennifer Nettles, at the Hopkins County Fairgrounds on Saturday, August 19, 2017. This premier concert is one of many events in Madisonville, leading up to the solar eclipse on Monday. The concert is free and will be outdoors rain or shine.Confirmation of the exact start time will come later. Jennifer Nettles has been credited as one of the most admired and animated performers of her time. She has been honored by songwriting abilities with five awards for her #1 Platinum hit "Stay," that also earned her GRAMMY, ACM and CMA awards. She is the first female artist since 1972 to be the female solo songwriter artist on an ACM Song of the year winner. Her powerhouse vocals and vivacious energy earned her the Crystal Milestone Award for her outstanding performances. Admission is free, however, Independence Bank customers will receive VIP seating at the concert. For additional concert information and details please visit
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Welcome to Madisonville

Madisonville and Hopkins County are home to Kentucky’s largest variety of outdoor recreation activities, including scenic trails, tranquil lakes, rolling grasslands and dense forests. Madisonville offers a variety of delectable dining, a state-of-the-art fine arts theatre and gallery, and a wide selection of comfortable and hospitable accommodations.

The fun extends beyond Madisonville. Dawson Springs offers a rich cultural history as an 1800s spa town and is the front door to the natural beauty of Pennyrile State Forest and Lake Beshear. Hanson is home to Kentucky’s smallest historic district, offering a wonderfully restored downtown that is a must-see stop for artisan crafts and antiques.

Experience the adventure of Madisonville! Ready. Aim. Fun.