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Senior Bingo Luncheon

SEP 28

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

Michael Johnson - Singer/Songwriter

SEP 30

7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Dr, Madisonville, KY 42431, USA
The Coffeehouse Series opener includes a classically trained guitarist, an off-Broadway actor and ex-member of the Chad Mitchell Trio. The artist credits encompass two #1 Country hits, a #1 Pop hit and a #1 R&B song. All of the above describes just one musician, Michael Johnson. A renown guitarist, showman and story-teller, Michael is not only known for his memorable concerts, but his huge #1 hit song, "Bluer Than Blue" as well as "This Night Won't Last Forever", "I Will Whisper Her Name", "Almost Like Being in Love", "Gotta Learn to Love Without You", "Crying Shame", "Give Me Wings" and "I'll Always Love You": all told, a grand total of 9 Top 10 hits in his career. Tickets: $20 (General Admission) For more information, call 270-821-2787

First Day Hike

OCT 1

12 pm to 2 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.

Pam's Dance Barn

OCT 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.

Senior Bingo Luncheon

OCT 5

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

Hanson Lions Club BBQ Blast Off

OCT 7

5 pm to 9 pm
Where: Hanson, KY, USA
Sweet, smoky, or spicy ... discover barbecue perfection at this downtown Hanson event! Judges will determine which teams will grill their way into Hanson BBQ history. Lots of great food, kids' activities, live music, and more. Bring the whole family and plenty of napkins! Enjoy bingo and a cornhole tournament Friday evening. Call 270-836-0358 for more information, or look for the Hanson BBQ Blast-Off page on Facebook.

Hanson Lions Club BBQ Blast Off

OCT 8

11 am to 5 pm
Where: Hanson, KY, USA
Sweet, smoky, or spicy ... discover barbecue perfection at this downtown Hanson event! Judges will determine which teams will grill their way into Hanson BBQ history. Lots of great food, kids' activities, live music, and more. Bring the whole family and plenty of napkins! Call 270-836-0358 for more information, or look for the Hanson BBQ Blast-Off page on Facebook.

Show and Go Car Club Cruise-In

OCT 8

3 pm to 6 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

OCT 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.

Senior Bingo Luncheon

OCT 12

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

Photography Weekend

OCT 14 - OCT 16

2 pm (Oct 14) to 12 pm (Oct 16)
Where: Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs, KY 42408
We strive to not only put on a good contest, but also to present information that will help participants become photographers. Photographs may be taken anywhere within the state park and forest. Bring your own camera. Online registration available. Day of registration: $35. Children 16 and under pay just $10. 270-797-3421

Lake Beshear Kayak Open

OCT 15

7 am to 3 pm
Where: Lake Beshear, Dawson Springs, KY, United States
A kayak bass tournament will take place on Lake Beshear on Saturday, October 15. Registration begins at 6 pm. Awards follow the tournament at 4 pm. Find "Lake Beshear Kayak Open" on Facebook or call (270) 584-4998 for more information.

Gallery Hop

OCT 15

4 pm to 8 pm
Where: Downtown Madisonville, Kentucky
The Gallery Hop will once again take place in downtown Madisonville on Saturday, October 15 from 4pm to 8pm. There are several locations participating in the Gallery Hop as well as the downtown restaurants. Come down and buy a unique piece of art, enjoy a nice dinner, hear live music, and more!

Pam's Dance Barn

OCT 15

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

OCT 19

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

Disney's High School Musical

OCT 21 - OCT 22

7 pm to 9 pm
Where: Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Dr, Madisonville, KY 42431, USA
Presented by the Hopkins County Central High School Fine Arts Department, Disney Channel's smash hit movie musical comes to life on our stage! Troy, Gabriella and the students of East High must deal with issues of first love, friends and family while balancing their classes and extracurricular activities. Tickets: $12 (all students half-price) For more information, call 270-821-2787

Spooky Extravaganza

OCT 21 - OCT 23

7 pm (Oct 21) to 12 pm (Oct 23)
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. 270-797-3421

Madisonville Kidapalooza

OCT 22

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 art, games, bouncers, jump rope, music and other activities. You will not want to miss this event. All activities are free to the public. Call 270-821-4171 for more information.

Disney's High School Musical

OCT 22

2 pm to 4 pm
Where: Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Dr, Madisonville, KY 42431, USA
Presented by the Hopkins County Central High School Fine Arts Department, Disney Channel's smash hit movie musical comes to life on our stage! Troy, Gabriella and the students of East High must deal with issues of first love, friends and family while balancing their classes and extracurricular activities. Tickets: $12 (All students half-price) For more information, call 270-821-2787

Pam's Dance Barn

OCT 22

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.

Sweet Plantain - String Quartet

OCT 25

7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Dr, Madisonville, KY 42431, USA
Nobody bridges the gap between generations or musical genres like Sweet Plantain, a refreshingly new string quartet. Artfully fusing the western classical traditions in which they were trained with the hip hop, jazz improv, and Latin rhythms on which they were raised, their original writing and live shows educate and entertain. Tickets: $20 (general admission) For more information, call 270-821-2787

Senior Bingo Luncheon

OCT 26

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

Pam's Dance Barn

OCT 29

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.

Skelton's Montourage - Jazz

OCT 29

7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Dr, Madisonville, KY 42431, USA
This well-known band in the Evansville area always gets the crowd excited because of its unique sound and energy driven tunes. Skelton's Montourage evolved out of another well known group named "Soul Factor," but changed after a few member changes and style changes. Led by musician Monte Skelton, the group performs a variety of different types of music, from jazz standards to modern tunes and of course, the original tunes that make up the "Montourage Sound." It is definitely worth your while to check them out! Tickets: $30 (General Admission) For more information, call 270-821-2787

First Day Hike

NOV 1

4 pm to 6 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.

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