Spooky Extravaganza

A full schedule of Halloween activities will be available for the weekend. Halloween crafts, trick-or-treating, and contests for best Jack-o-lantern, campsite decorating, and costumes, just to name a few. For more information, call: 270-797-3421.

Fall Scavenger Hunt Hike

Mahr Park Arboretum is kicking off fall with a fun and challenging hike with a scavenger hunt! The hike will be led by Kimberly Shaw.  Meet at the Welcome Center dressed for the weather. Call (270) 584-9017 for more information. 

Beach Blast

Lots of fun family friendly activities will be held at the beach all day long. Tie-dye t-shirts, music, and a beach volleyball tournament. The concession stand will be selling family friendly foods. For more information, call (270) 797-3421.

Kayaking Under the Moon

Experience nature after dark along the shorelines from a kayak or canoe. This nighttime experience at Mahr Park Arboretum will be led by Maria Bailey. Kayaks are available to rent from Mahr Park Arboretum or you can bring your own.  Meet at the Welcome Center dressed for the weather. Call (270) 584-9017 for more information. 

Creatures of the Night Hike

Learn about the nocturnal creatures that might be seen or heard on a night hike in the woods at Mahr Park Arboretum. This guided hike will be led by Amanda Donnelly.  Meet at the Welcome Center dressed for the weather. Call (270) 584-9017 for more information. 

Fun in the Sun, Summer Solstice Hike

Let’s get ready for summer and longer days while enjoying a nature hike at Mahr Park Arboretum! The Fun in the Sun, Summer Solstice Hike will be led by Maria Bailey. A summer-themed activity will follow the hike.  Meet at the Welcome Center dressed for the weather. Call (270) 584-9017 for more information. 

Fun Phone Photography Hike

The Fun Phone Photography Hike is the final hike in Mahr Park Arboretum’s Spring Hiking Series. It will be led by Kimberley Shaw and Kelly Gates. Hiking participants will have an opportunity to take pictures of nature with their phones that may be used on social media.  Meet at the Welcome Center dressed for the…

CANCELED: Dawson Springs Mule & Draft Horse Days

Dawson Springs Mural and Draft Horse Days has been a Hopkins County tradition since 1979! Activities for all ages include: Draft Horse Pull, Carnival Rides, Little Mr. & Miss Pageant, Antique Tractor Pull, Car Show, Parade, Wagon and Riding show, and live music. A wagon train will leave each day around 9 am and return…

Crafternoon at HCMPL

Join Hopkins County – Madisonville Public Library and Katie from MadCity Crafts for an afternoon of free crafting fun! Each participant will be crafting cute wooden block decorations for Spring (see craft in the picture.)This is a FREE program, but spaces are limited! Be sure to call (270) 825-2680 and reserve your place today! 

Board Game Night

Hopkins County-Madisonville Public Library is hosting Board Game Night! Feel free to play any of their board games or bring your own. It’ll be good, family-friendly fun! Light refreshments will be served.