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Carryin’ On The Tradition VIII Piecemakers Quilt Club Exhibit

OCT 20 - OCT 24

9 am to 4 pm
Where: Anna P Baker Gallery, Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Dr. Madisonville KY
The Piecemakers Quilt Club of Hopkins County will feature a variety of special exhibits in the show including: A Home of the Brave Quilt that will be donated to a fallen soldiers family, a Baby Quilt exhibit showcasing the continuing service project of providing quilts to the Baptist Health NICU, and a Feed Sack Display including a quilt made with original feed sacks from the 1930’s. Additional exhibits will include an Underground Railroad Quilt section with replica sampler quilts showing blocks that are said to have been used to aid escaped slaves seeking freedom via the underground railroad, class exhibits from braided table runners to full size quilts, and a display of sample items from the Felonious Quilter’s Program, a program operating in a men’s prison and supported by donations of fabrics, thread and batting from guild members. An opening reception will be held on Sunday, September 14, 2014 from 2-3:30 pm. For more information regarding the exhibit please contact the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts at 270-824-8650, visit our website, glemacenter.org, or stop by the Center Monday through Friday from 9 am-4 pm.

Taste of Home Cooking School

OCT 21

7 pm to 9 pm
Where: Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive, Madisonville, KY 42431
Drop your whisks, grab your friends, and join us for a night of fun at the Taste of Home Cooking School show presented live at the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts. You'll watch Dana Elliott demonstrate ten new recipes you can easily recreate in your home. Not only will you leave the event with new Fall recipe ideas, you will also meet hundreds of people like you who love to cook. Every attendee will receive a gift bag filled with Taste of Home magazines, coupons, product samples and a 1-year digital subscription to Taste of Home. Prizes will be given away throughout the evening, including the recipes made on stage during the show! Doors open at 5pm and the event begins at 7pm. Tickets at $11. VIP Tickets $35 includes a 1,400 recipe cookbook. Tickets can be purchased at The Messenger and Madisonville Market Place. For more information about the event visit www.tasteofhome.com/cookingschool or call 270-824-3278.

One Million Cups

OCT 22

7:30 am to 8:30 am
Where: Brother's Bar-B-Que, 1055 North Main Street, Madisonville, Ky
1 Million Cups (1MC) is a simple way to engage entrepreneurs in communities around the world. Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Presenters prepare a 6 minute educational presentation and engage in 20 minutes of feedback and questioning after they present. Entrepreneurs gain insight into possible ways they can improve their businesses, gather realtime feedback, connect with a community that truly cares about their progress, and walk away feeling like they have advanced their business. The audience also learns a great deal from the presentations. Whether this is through passively listening or deeply engaging with the entrepreneurs, there is much to learn every week from these dynamic and diverse communities. For more information go to http://hopkins.sites.1millioncups.com/

Victory Church Outdoor Fall Expo

OCT 22

4:30 pm to 8 pm
Where: Victory Church, 615 Brown Rd, Madisonville, Kentucky
Come out to Victory Church for the Outdoor Fall Expo. Free food (walking tacos, hotdogs & drinks), cupcake walk, petting zoo, pony rides, archery, fishing/hunting activities and wildgame tasting. There will also be some free outdoor gear giveaways. For more information contact Kathy Fox at 270-836-4289.

Abby Maki

OCT 23

7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: The Crowded House, 26 West Center Street, Madisonville, KY
Live music featuring Abby Maki will take place at the Green Dragon Tavern inside of The Crowded House.

Music & Madness

OCT 24

7 pm to 9 pm
Where: Victory Church, 615 Brown Rd, Madisonville KY
Two gospel greats on one stage. ‘Music & Madness’ plans to be an enjoyable evening of spirit-lifting music and laughs with legendary Mark Lowry and dynamic sibling trio The Martins. The show will feature sounds from across the genres, including classic, a cappella and gospel favorites with accompaniment by renowned pianist Stan Whitmire. Come on out for this delightful night of Music and Madness! Tickets are available at the Victory Church, www.marklowry.com, www.museconcerts.com or charge by phone at 855-223-1008. Tickets are $50 VIP includes: Tour Lanyard, Early Entry 1 hour & 10 minutes before show time, Q&A with the Artist, Signed Product & Premium Seating General Admission is $22 and Gold Circle seating is $28

Spooky Extravaganza

OCT 24 - OCT 26

7 pm (Oct 24) to 12 pm (Oct 26)
Where: Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road, Dawson Springs, KY 42408
A full schedule of Halloween programs will be available for the weekend. Scary storytelling, Halloween crafts, trick-or-treating, and contests for best Jack-o-lantern, campsite decorating, and costumes, just to name a few.

An Evening with Chris Young

OCT 24

7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Dr. Madisonville Ky 42431
Chris Young has accomplished more by 28 than some artists do in a lifetime. Already a Grammy-nominated recording artist, he’s also a dynamic live performer consistently in demand, an international ambassador for his genre, a talented songwriter with five Number Ones to his name. Now, on the cusp of his fourth album, A.M., (out September 17 on RCA Nashville), the man known for his classic baritone and melt-your-heart ballads has suddenly revealed himself to be king of the good time, too, with lead single “Aw Naw” electrifying crowds and storming up the charts. Visit http://www.glemacenter.org/blog/ for more info. 270-821-2787 Tickets: $45/$40 Single tickets go on sale: July 21

Jeff Calhoun

OCT 24

8 pm to 10:30 pm
Where: The Crowded House, 26 West Center Street, Madisonville, KY
Live music featuring Jeff Calhoun will take place at the Green Dragon Tavern inside of The Crowded House.

Madisonville Kidapalooza

OCT 25

10 am to 1 pm
Where: Downtown Madisonville, KY 42431
Join us downtown Madisonville for games and activities for kids of all ages. Activities include chalk art, pumpkin painting, bouncers, jump rope, music and other activities. The Pennyrile Soapbox Derby Association will host the annual Madisonville Super Kids Race during Kidapalooza. You will not want to miss this event. All activities are free to the public. 270-821-4171

Voices from the Past Ghost Tour

OCT 25

5 pm to 7 pm
Where: Rosedale Cemetery, Dawson Springs, KY
Historical figures from Dawson Springs' past will come to life on the guided walking tour through the cemetery. Groups of 20 will leave the entrance of the cemetery every 15 minutes. You may reserve your time by calling 270-797-4496. Admission is $5 per adult and children under 12 are free.

Pam's Dance Barn

OCT 25

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.

Josh Roberts

OCT 25

8 pm to 10:30 pm
Where: The Crowded House, 26 West Center Street, Madisonville, KY
Live music featuring Josh Roberts will take place at the Green Dragon Tavern inside of The Crowded House.

One Million Cups

OCT 29

7:30 am to 8:30 am
Where: Brother's Bar-B-Que, 1055 North Main Street, Madisonville, Ky
1 Million Cups (1MC) is a simple way to engage entrepreneurs in communities around the world. Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Presenters prepare a 6 minute educational presentation and engage in 20 minutes of feedback and questioning after they present. Entrepreneurs gain insight into possible ways they can improve their businesses, gather realtime feedback, connect with a community that truly cares about their progress, and walk away feeling like they have advanced their business. The audience also learns a great deal from the presentations. Whether this is through passively listening or deeply engaging with the entrepreneurs, there is much to learn every week from these dynamic and diverse communities. For more information go to http://hopkins.sites.1millioncups.com/

Open Mic Night

OCT 30

7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: The Crowded House, 26 West Center Street, Madisonville, KY
Live music featuring Open Mic Night will take place at the Green Dragon Tavern inside of The Crowded House.

FamilyFest

OCT 31

4 pm to 9 pm
Where: Covenant Community Church, 1055 N. Main St., Madisonville
Covenant Community Church will be holding Hopkins County Largest Fall Festival on October 31st. The festival will feature games, carnival ride, candy and so much more to see and do. For more information call 270-821-2000

Headed South - Halloween Bash

OCT 31

8 pm to 10:30 pm
Where: The Crowded House, 26 W Center St, Madisonville, Ky
Live music featuring Headed South will take place at the Green Dragon Tavern inside of The Crowded House.

Pam's Dance Barn

NOV 1

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.

50th Annual Madisonville Veterans Day Parade

NOV 2

2 pm to 3 pm
Where: Downtown Madisonville, KY
Join us as we honor our men and women of the armed forces during the largest Veterans Day Parade in the state of Kentucky! See marching bands, color guards, decorated vehicles, horses and more. Call 270-821-9161 for information. Sponsored by American Legion Post 6 and VFW Post 5480.

One Million Cups

NOV 5

7:30 am to 8:30 am
Where: Brother's Bar-B-Que, 1055 North Main Street, Madisonville, Ky
1 Million Cups (1MC) is a simple way to engage entrepreneurs in communities around the world. Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Presenters prepare a 6 minute educational presentation and engage in 20 minutes of feedback and questioning after they present. Entrepreneurs gain insight into possible ways they can improve their businesses, gather realtime feedback, connect with a community that truly cares about their progress, and walk away feeling like they have advanced their business. The audience also learns a great deal from the presentations. Whether this is through passively listening or deeply engaging with the entrepreneurs, there is much to learn every week from these dynamic and diverse communities. For more information go to http://hopkins.sites.1millioncups.com/

Todd Hill Quintet-Jazz

NOV 6

7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Glema Mahr Center For the Arts, 2000 College Drive, Madisonville, KY
The Todd Hill Quintet is a five-instrument group that will take listeners through a series of popular and favorite American jazz tunes. Hill has been performing jazz for more than 25 years, playing at venues throughout the Midwest and South. Visit http://www.glemacenter.org/blog/ for more info. 270-821-2787 Tickets: $20 (general admission) Single tickets go on sale: September 8

Pam's Dance Barn

NOV 8

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.

100 Veterans – by Jim Pearson

NOV 11 - NOV 14

9 am to 4 pm
Where: Anne P. Baker Gallery, Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Dr., Madisonville
A series of black and white portraits of Hopkins County Veterans November 11 – December 18, 2014 Reception: November 11, 2014 at 6 p.m.

"Beyond Glory" starring Stephen Lang

NOV 11

7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Glema Mahr Center For the Arts, 2000 College Drive, Madisonville, KY
Award-winning stage and screen star Stephen Lang brings the stories of eight different Medal of Honor recipients to the stage in his exciting one-man show. Adapted from Larry Smith’s book, Beyond Glory will reach into your very soul and keep you thoroughly spellbound. Additional support provided by Dick & Phyllis Frymire Visit http://www.glemacenter.org/blog/ for more info. 270-821-2787 Tickets: $30/$25 Single tickets go on sale: August 11

One Million Cups

NOV 12

7:30 am to 8:30 am
Where: Brother's Bar-B-Que, 1055 North Main Street, Madisonville, Ky
1 Million Cups (1MC) is a simple way to engage entrepreneurs in communities around the world. Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Presenters prepare a 6 minute educational presentation and engage in 20 minutes of feedback and questioning after they present. Entrepreneurs gain insight into possible ways they can improve their businesses, gather realtime feedback, connect with a community that truly cares about their progress, and walk away feeling like they have advanced their business. The audience also learns a great deal from the presentations. Whether this is through passively listening or deeply engaging with the entrepreneurs, there is much to learn every week from these dynamic and diverse communities. For more information go to http://hopkins.sites.1millioncups.com/

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