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Juried Art & Photography Exhibit

AUG 18 - AUG 22

9 am to 4 pm
Where: Glema Mahr Center, The Anne P. Baker Gallery, 2000 College Drive, Madisonville KY
Glema Center Juried Art Exhibit & Glema Center Juried Photography Exhibit. Free Admission. For more information, call 270-824-8650 or visit www.glemacenter.org

One Million Cups

AUG 20

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/

Pam's Dance Barn

AUG 22

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

Jeff Calhoun

AUG 22

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

Q&A Session

AUG 23

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

Juried Art & Photography Exhibit

AUG 25 - AUG 29

9 am to 4 pm
Where: Glema Mahr Center, The Anne P. Baker Gallery, 2000 College Drive, Madisonville KY
Glema Center Juried Art Exhibit & Glema Center Juried Photography Exhibit. Free Admission. For more information, call 270-824-8650 or visit www.glemacenter.org

One Million Cups

AUG 27

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/

Cultivating Small Business Seminar

AUG 28

8:30 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Madisonville-Hopkins Co Office for Economic Development, 755 Industrial Road, Madisonville, KY
The Madisonville Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation is committed to keeping Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses informed with the most up-to-date information. Please join us for a FREE Cultivating Small Business Seminar. This seminar will offer information on Free Consulting Service, Research, Business Concepts and Product Development. It will also offer many different financing options available to businesses currently in operation or individuals looking to begin a new venture. Early registration and breakfast at 8:30am and a working lunch will be provided.

Pam's Dance Barn

AUG 29

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

Nick Dittmieir

AUG 29

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

Tradewater River Fitness Challenge

AUG 30

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

AUG 30

10 am to 6 pm
Where: Public Beach at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Rd, Dawson Springs, KY 42408
Celebrate summer at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park’s newly refurbished beach. Lots of fun family friendly activities will be held at the beach all day long. Hot dogs and snow cones will be available for purchase. Beach Parties will take place on May 24th for Memorial Day Weekend, July 4th, and August 30th for Labor Day Weekend. This program is co-sponsored by the Friend’s of Pennyrile.

Mid-South Pullers Association Tractor Pull

AUG 30

6 pm to 8 pm
Where: Hopkins County Fair Grounds, 605 E. Arch St., Madisonville Ky
Ready for an evening of big engines and bigger wheels? Come to the fairgrounds for this Mid-South Pullers Association Member State Event. Features light super stock tractors, two-wheel drive trucks, super farm tractors and limited pro stock categories. Admission: $10 for adults, free for children 5 and under. See www.midsouthpullers.com for more information.

Ray Ligon

AUG 30

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

One Million Cups

SEP 3

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/

Gospel Music Extravaganza

SEP 5

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 Pennyrile Parkway, Exit 42 in Madisonville for an evening of great gospel music featuring Squire Parson, Southern Sound, The Conquerors & The Childress Family! The concert begins at 6:30 pm. Doors open one hour before concert. For more info, please call 270-825-1459

Pam's Dance Barn

SEP 5

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

Beat Daddy's

SEP 5

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

Wendell B.

SEP 5

8 pm to 10 pm
Where: American Legion, 856 Legion Dr, Madisonville, KY
Saint Louis-based balladeer Wendell Brown, also known as Wendell B. is scheduled to perform at 8pm at the American Legion. Brown is a multi-platinum awarding winning artist. Tickets for the show are $25 in advance and $30 the day of the show. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Maypray at 270-498-7408

9th Annual PAC Challenge

SEP 6

8 am to 3 pm
Where: Madisonville Community College, 2000 College Drive, Madisonville, KY 42431
Join us on September 6th, 2014 for the 9th annual Pennyrile Area Cyclist (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. In 2013 we gave 44 bikes and helmets to area school children at Christmas time. The routes begin and end at the Madisonville Community College at 2000 College Drive in Madisonville, KY on Saturday September 6th. Registration opens at 7am and the ride begins at 8am. Online and mail-in registration is $25. You may register online at Active.com or request a registration form by mail. Like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Pennyrile-Area-Cyclists/284667121571

Gospel Music Extravaganza

SEP 6

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 Pennyrile Parkway, exit 42 in Madisonville for an afternoon of great gospel music featuring Tribute Quartet, The Crossmen, Lambsong and The Childress Family. The concert begins at 2 pm doors open one hour before concert. For more info, please call 270-825-1459

President Lincoln’s Own Band

SEP 6

7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Glema Mahr Center For the Arts, 2000 College Drive, Madisonville, Ky
Bands usually hit it big with music that is new and different. But Don Johnson’s band is making a national splash by performing pieces that are old and authentic. Johnson, who grew up in Lexington and now lives in Marion County, is the artistic director of President Lincoln’s Own Band, a uniformed military-style ensemble that plays Civil War-era music on original period instruments. Since appearing in Steven Spielberg’s acclaimed 2012 movie, Lincoln, the band has been a sought-after soundtrack for many events marking the Civil War’s sesquicentennial. Visit http://www.glemacenter.org/blog/ for more info. Tickets: $20 (general admission) Single tickets go on sale: July 21

9/11 Heroes Run

SEP 6

8 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Downtown Madisonville, Kentucky 42431
2nd 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 seventh 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 6 at 8 pm (with Opening Ceremony beginning at 7:30 pm and honoring Hopkins County Purple Heart recipients). 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

Molly Robinson

SEP 6

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

One Million Cups

SEP 10

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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