It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Kick off your Christmas festivities this weekend, Nov. 30-Dec. 2, in Madisonville and Hopkins County.
On Friday, November 30, visit the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts for “A Children’s Nutcracker” at 6:30 pm. This classic presentation by the Children’s Center for Dance and Education, featuring local dancers, is sure to get you in the holiday spirit.
Get lovely fresh wreaths, natural decorations, bulk herbs and spices, and gifts from the garden at Christmas at Munn’s on Saturday, December 1, 9 am-1 pm. This event, sponsored by the Pennyroyal Herb Club, is held at Munn’s Historic Schoolhouse, 1640 Princeton Road, Madisonville.
Enjoy free ice skating at Christmas in Mad City on Saturday, December 1, 10 am-3pm in downtown Madisonville. Get a free picture with Santa, shop local vendors, and purchase some hot cocoa and a sweet treat at the “Warming Café.” Stay in downtown Madisonville for the Noon Kiwanis Christmas Parade, beginning at 5 pm.
On Sunday, December 2, 1 pm-5 pm, the Woman’s Club of Madisonville will host the annual Holiday Tour of Homes. Tickets are $12 and are available at Hopkins County Tourist and Convention Commission, Mark of Distinction, The Gift Horse, and Merle Norman. Tickets will also be available the day of the tour at Hopkins County Tourist and Convention Commission, 28 Sugg St.
Dawson Springs Christmas Parade is Sunday, December 2 at 5:30 pm. Come early for the Christmas tree lighting at 5 pm.
Experience a 59-year tradition in Madisonville. The Madisonville Community Chorus will present George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” at First Presbyterian Church, 260 W. McLaughlin Ave., on Sunday, December 2 at 6 pm. The performance is free and open to the public.
Take a look at our events schedule to see a full list of holiday activities.