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Senior Bingo Luncheon

AUG 31

11 am to 2 pm
Where: Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Rd., Dawson Springs, KY 42408
Meet up with friends, eat, and play bingo. Participants must be 50 years old or older, to play bingo. The lunch buffet begins at 11 am and costs $8.50 plus gratuity. Bingo starts at 12:30 pm and is free! Groups of 10 or more need to contact the dining room for advanced seating at 270-797-3421

First Day Hike

SEP 1

7 pm to 9 pm
Where: Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Rd, Dawson Springs, KY 42408
Hikers will meet begin a 3.25 mile hike on the park’s Lake Trail. Wear proper clothing and bring your own water, snacks, and hiking stick. This hike is not recommended for children under the age of 5. Leashed dogs are welcome on the hike. Hiking sticks are available for purchase in the park’s gift shop. The hike is free and will last approximately two hours. To register for the hike contact the park naturalist at rebeccae.clark@ky.gov or 1-800-325-1711.

Tradewater River Fitness Challenge

SEP 3

8 am to 4 pm
Where: Tradewater Station, Dawson Springs, KY 42408
Tradewater River Fitness Challenge includes a 4K run, 2 mile canoeing/kayaking and 16.5 mile bike ride. Registration will take place between 6:30 and 8 am with a mandatory pre-race safety meeting at 8:45 am. The men's event will begin at 8 am and the women's at 9:10. For information, visit www.tradewaterriverfitnesschallenge.weebly.com or Facebook @ Tradewater River Fitness Challenge. 270-871-9475 All proceeds benefit Knights of Columbus.

Beach Party

SEP 3 - SEP 4

10 am to 6 pm
Where: Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Rd., Dawson Springs, KY 42408
Lots of fun family friendly activities will be held at the beach all day long. Tie-dye t-shirts, music provided by local DJ, sidewalk chalk art contest, and beach volleyball tournament. Hot dogs and snow cones will be available for cash purchase at the beach shelter. 270-797-3421

Auto Racing

SEP 3

7 pm to 9 pm
Where: Western Kentucky Speedway, 1245 Happy Ln, Madisonville, KY 42431, USA
$500 TO Win Cruiser! Regular Racing UMP Mods, UMP Minis, Rusty Bolt, Pure Stock, Super Street, and Bomber. JR Race Fan Power Wheel Racing! Gates Open 4:00; Draw Closes 6:30; Racing 7:00. Pits- $35, Kids 10 & under $10. Grandstands- $12, kids 8 & under- FREE! www.westernkyspeedway.com

Pam's Dance Barn

SEP 3

7 pm to 10 pm
Where: 35 Cedar Lane, Madisonville, KY
Dance the night away and enjoy the live music of the Benny Pryor Band at Pam's Dance Barn. Admission: $6 per person. For more information, call 270-836-4649.

Senior Bingo Luncheon

SEP 7

11 am to 2 pm
Where: Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Rd., Dawson Springs, KY 42408
Meet up with friends, eat, and play bingo. Participants must be 50 years old or older, to play bingo. The lunch buffet begins at 11 am and costs $8.50 plus gratuity. Bingo starts at 12:30 pm and is free! Groups of 10 or more need to contact the dining room for advanced seating at 270-797-3421

Gospel Music Extravaganza

SEP 9

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Victory Church, 615 Brown Road, Madisonville, KY 42431
Gospel music at its best! Join us at Victory Church, just off I-69, Exit 114 in Madisonville for an evening of great gospel music featuring Gold City, Lamb Song & The Childress Family! The concert begins at 6:30 pm. Doors open one hour before concert. For more info, please call 270-825-1459

Blood, Sweat & Tears featuring Bo Bice

SEP 9

7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Dr, Madisonville, KY 42431, USA
With World Class vocals, musicianship, and a multitude of solid gold hits, Blood, Sweat & Tears is at the top of their game. Vocal dynamo and pop phenomenon Bo Bice from "American Idol" fame fronts the band with a self-assured voice & good looks. Their past is based on hits including Spinning Wheel, You Made Me So Very Happy, God Bless the Child, and When I Die. Their future, with Bice at the helm is equally as exciting! Tickets: $35/$30 270-821-2787

10th Annual PAC Challenge

SEP 10

8 am to 3 pm
Where: Madisonville Community College, 2000 College Drive, Madisonville, KY 42431
Join us for the 11th annual Pennyrile Area Cyclists (PAC) Challenge. Novice and intermediate riders will enjoy the 10 or 22 mile rides. Those that dare to accept our challenge have 41 and 62 mile routes through the beautiful hills of Hopkins and Webster Counties to choose from. Riders will enjoy fully-stocked rest stops and free route support along clearly marked routes. All proceeds from this event go to the Pennyrile Area Cyclist “Christmas Bikes” program. The routes begin and end at the Madisonville Community College at 2000 College Drive in Madisonville, KY on Saturday September 12th. Registration opens at 7am and the ride begins at 8am. Online and mail-in registration is $25. You may register online at https://www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/114759/SMUCalendar or request a registration form by mail. Like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Pennyrile-Area-Cyclists-284667121571/timeline

Gospel Music Extravaganza

SEP 10

2 pm to 5 pm
Where: Victory Church, 615 Brown Road, Madisonville, KY 42431
Gospel music at its best! Join us at Victory Church, just off I-69, exit 114 in Madisonville for an afternoon of great gospel music featuring The Joylanders, Southern Sound Quartet, and The Childress Family. The concert begins at 2 pm and doors open one hour before concert. For more info, please call 270-825-1459

Show and Go Car Club Cruise-In

SEP 10

5 pm to 8 pm
Where: Brother's Bar-B-Que, 1055 N. Main Street, Madisonville, KY 42431
Satisfy your craving for classic cars every second Saturday of the month April through October! Bring the family to Brother's Bar-B-Que to view the lovingly restored vintage automobiles on display. Bring your lawn chairs. It's fun and free admission. There will be a 50/50 pot and door prize drawings. Visit our website for additional information www.showandgocarclub.com or phone 270-383-3296

Pam's Dance Barn

SEP 10

7 pm to 10 pm
Where: 35 Cedar Lane, Madisonville, KY
Dance the night away and enjoy the live music of the Benny Pryor Band at Pam's Dance Barn. Admission: $6 per person. For more information, call 270-836-4649.

9/11 Heroes Run

SEP 10

8 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Downtown Madisonville, Kentucky 42431
4rd Annual 9/11 Heroes Run 5K & 1 Mile Walk/Run. The Travis Manion Foundation will host a 5K race in Madisonville to unite the community to remember the sacrifices of the heroes of the September 11th attacks and in the wars since. In its eigth year, the 9/11 Heroes Run will put on a series of races in more than 50 locations across the US and abroad. Last year's event attracted over 1000 people to downtown Madisonville. The Madisonville 9/11 Heroes Run will take place in downtown Madisonville on September 10 at 8 pm (with Opening Ceremony beginning at 7:30 pm and honoring the families of active duty first responders and service members). There will also be a family-friendly 1M fun run/walk. A portion of the proceeds from the race will benefit the Travis Manion Foundation, which offers veterans and families of the fallen unique opportunities to help them take the next step in their journeys and accomplish their personal and professional goals. A large portion of the proceeds will stay in the local community to support the Patrick Rudd Project and provide mini grants to Hopkins County First Responders for equipment and training. For more information contact Kelly Forbes at 270-821-9622 and like on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/911HeroesRunMadisonville

Auto Racing

SEP 11

5 pm to 7 pm
Where: Western Kentucky Speedway, 1245 Happy Ln, Madisonville, KY 42431, USA
TRIPLE CROWN POINTS UMP Mods, UMP Minis, Super Street, Pure Stock, Emods, 305 Full Size Winged Sprints. Regular Racing Normal Points for Rusty Bolt, Cruiser, Bomber JR Race Fan Candy Toss! Gates Open 2:00; Draw Closes 4:30; Racing 5:00. Pits- $30, Kids 10 & under $10. Grandstands- $10, kids 8 & under- FREE! www.westernkyspeedway.com

Senior Bingo Luncheon

SEP 14

11 am to 2 pm
Where: Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Rd., Dawson Springs, KY 42408
Meet up with friends, eat, and play bingo. Participants must be 50 years old or older, to play bingo. The lunch buffet begins at 11 am and costs $8.50 plus gratuity. Bingo starts at 12:30 pm and is free! Groups of 10 or more need to contact the dining room for advanced seating at 270-797-3421

Nebo Fall Festival & BBQ

SEP 16

6 pm to 10 pm
Where: Nebo Community Center, 100 South Bernard Street, Nebo
Visit the City of Nebo for the Nebo Fall Festival and BBQ held Friday, September 16 and Saturday, September 17. Activities will include Kansas City BBQ Society cooking competition, kids' zone, musical entertainment, arts & crafts, vendors and food booths. Visit www.cityofnebo.com or call (270) 399-1578 for more information. Schedule of Events for Friday, September 16: 6 pm: Bingo and vendors 7 pm: Little Miss and Mister Nebo Pageant Live Music 7 pm: Kenzie Gentry 8 pm-10 pm: Josh Peyton

Run Through the Forest 5K Race

SEP 17

8 am to 9:30 am
Where: Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs, KY 42431
Run through the Forest is a 5K paved road race through the Pennyrile State Forest & State Resort. This is the second leg of the Kentucky State Parks Western Region Race Series. Prizes for 1st & 2nd place runners in each age division, overall winner trophies for male and female division, door prizes and awesome goody bags for all registered participants. 270-797-3421

Nebo Fall Festival & BBQ

SEP 17

10 am to 4 pm
Where: Nebo Community Center, 100 South Bernard Street, Nebo
Visit the City of Nebo for the Nebo Fall Festival and BBQ held Friday, September 16 and Saturday, September 17. Activities will include Kansas City BBQ Society cooking competition, kids' zone, musical entertainment, arts & crafts, vendors and food booths. Visit www.cityofnebo.com or call (270) 399-1578 for more information. Schedule of Events for Saturday, September 17: 10 am: Festival opens with classic car cruise in, BBQ, food, raffles, games, bouncing houses, crafts, vendors and more. 11 am: Youth Miss and Mister Nebo Pageant 11 am: People's Choice BBQ Contest 11 am-2 pm: Carroll Peyton Band 2 pm-3 pm: Ray Ligon 4 pm: Kansas City Barbeque Society BBQ Awards

Auto Racing

SEP 17

7 pm to 9 pm
Where: Western Kentucky Speedway, 1245 Happy Ln, Madisonville, KY 42431, USA
DOUBLE POINTS NIGHT! Regular Racing- UMP Mods, UMP Minis, Rusty Bolt, Cruiser, Pure Stock, Super Street, and Bomber. Food Pantry Night; Every 2 Canned Goods = 1 Ticket in Drawing for Prizes! JR Race Fan Water Balloon Toss! Gates Open 4:00; Draw Closes 6:30; Racing 7:00. Pits- $30, Kids 10 & under $10. Grandstands- $10, kids 8 & under- FREE! www.westernkyspeedway.com

Pam's Dance Barn

SEP 17

7 pm to 10 pm
Where: 35 Cedar Lane, Madisonville, KY
Dance the night away and enjoy the live music of the Benny Pryor Band at Pam's Dance Barn. Admission: $6 per person. For more information, call 270-836-4649.

Senior Bingo Luncheon

SEP 21

11 am to 2 pm
Where: Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Rd., Dawson Springs, KY 42408
Meet up with friends, eat, and play bingo. Participants must be 50 years old or older, to play bingo. The lunch buffet begins at 11 am and costs $8.50 plus gratuity. Bingo starts at 12:30 pm and is free! Groups of 10 or more need to contact the dining room for advanced seating at 270-797-3421

Scrapbooking weekend

SEP 22 - SEP 25

All day
Where: Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Rd., Dawson Springs, KY 42408
Enjoy a spacious table to work all weekend, plus a chance to win scrapbook-related prizes. Registration fee is $30 and is limited to 54 participants. 270-797-3421

Door of Hope Walk for Life

SEP 24

9 am to 10 am
Where: First United Methodist Church, 200 E Center St, Madisonville, KY 42431, USA
Join the community in standing up and WALKING for LIFE! This fundraising event benefits the Door of Hope. For more information, call 270-821-9825.

Auto Racing

SEP 24

7 pm to 9 pm
Where: Western Kentucky Speedway, 1245 Happy Ln, Madisonville, KY 42431, USA
Vintage Cars! Regular Racing- UMP Mods, UMP Minis, Rusty Bolt, Cruiser, Pure Stock, Super Street, and Bomber. JR Race Fans Candy Toss! Gates Open 4:00; Draw Closes 6:30; Racing 7:00.Pits- $30, Kids 10 & under $10. Grandstands- $12, kids 8 & under- FREE! www.westernkyspeedway.com

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