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Take Kids Fishing Day is May 20

Take Kids Fishing Tradewater Tournament will be Saturday, May 20, 9:30-11:30 am at Riverside Park in Dawson Springs. The event is organized by officials in Caldwell, Hopkins, and Webster counties. Pre-registration is $1 per adult and $1 per child. In Hopkins County, registration sites include: Dawson Springs City Hall, Dawson Springs Branch Library, Housing Authority […]

Dawson Springs Museum Open for the Season

The Dawson Springs Museum and Art Center has opened for the season with an exhibit featuring art by students in  Dawson Springs School System. The museum is located at 127 S. Main St., Dawson Springs and is open Tuesday-Friday, 1-4 pm. For those interested in obtaining or renewing their museum membership, volunteers will host a […]

The Children’s Nutcracker Coming to Glema Center December 17

Celebrate the Season with your family at The Children’s Nutcracker, Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet performed by children for children, on Saturday, December 17, 3 p.m. The Children’s Center for Dance Education and local dancers celebrate this timeless classic. Tickets are $14 and $10. Call 270-821-2787 for more information.

Return to Bethlehem is December 10-13

First Baptist Church in Madisonville will present Return to Bethlehem December 10-13. Remember the reason for the season as you step back in time to Bethlehem on the evening of Christ’s birth. Experience the place, the sounds, the smells and the anticipation of the town’s people as they go about the city selling their wares, […]

Texas Tenors Perform at the Glema Center Dec. 8

The Texas Tenors will present “Deep in the Heart of Christmas” at the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, Thursday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 pm. With their Emmy Award winning PBS special now airing across the country, and Billboard chart topping albums, it’s easy to see why The Texas Tenors are America’s favorite new tenors. […]

Holiday Fun in Hopkins County Dec. 2-4

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Kick off your Christmas festivities this weekend, December 2-4, in Madisonville and Hopkins County. On Friday, December 2, visit the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts for “A Community Christmas with MCC Singers” at 7 pm. The Madisonville Community College Singers annual musical celebration will also feature […]

Hanson BBQ Blast-Off is Oct. 7-8

Sweet, smoky, or spicy … discover barbecue perfection at the Hanson BBQ Blast-Off Friday, October 7, 5-9 pm and Saturday, October 8, 11 am-5 pm. Judges will determine which teams will grill their way into Hanson BBQ history. Enjoys lots of great food, kids’ activities, live music, classic car cruise in and more. Enjoy bingo […]

Tourism to Host Eclipse Presentation Sept. 19

Is the 2017 Total Eclipse a big deal? You bet it is! Hopkins County Tourism will host a Hopkins County Chamber Hot Topic Luncheon about the eclipse on Monday, September 19, 12-1:30 pm at the Hopkins County Career and Technology Center, 1775 Patriot Dr. Join us for a fun and informative presentation by Ross Workman, […]

Baker Gallery to Display Traditional Quilts

The Glema Mahr Center for the Arts “Carryin’ on the Tradition IX” quilt exhibit–featuring work by the Piecemakers Quilt Club of Hopkins County–will be on display in the Anne P. Baker Gallery, September 11-October 22. The exhibit will showcase the club’s Quilts of Valor and baby quilts created by club members as a service to […]

Call For Artists: Fall Gallery Hop is October 15

On behalf of the Downtown Turnaround (DTP), Hopkins County Art League and Hopkins County Tourist & Convention Commission, fine artists are invited to participate in the Fall Gallery Hop in downtown Madisonville, scheduled for Saturday, October 15, 4:00-8:00pm. As distinguished from traditional arts-related festivals currently staged in our region, our Gallery Hop is an adult-oriented […]