Weekend Picks: August 5th-7th

There is always something exciting happening in Madisonville- Hopkins County! Whether it’s a festival, a concert, an art exhibit, or connecting with the outdoors, you’ll find several enticing activities on our calendar. 
Check out this weekends top picks!

Back to School Bash

August 5 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Blanchard Gracious Acres

School will be back in session before we know it, so let’s celebrate with a back to school bash. Blanchard’s Gracious Acres will have blow-up slides, food trucks, activities, a petting zoo with their animals, and music!! Entry fee is $5/person. 

Annual Madisonville Dust Bowl

August 5-7
Festus Claybon Park

The Dust Bowl is a summer basketball tournament in Madisonville with a long-standing tradition and over 30 years of rich history. In 2009, Light of Chance took over the event and began using it as a platform to unite and restore the family unit and community while bringing awareness to health issues such as blood pressure, diabetes, and cholesterol. During the event, we assist with school supplies, providing back-to-school haircuts and hair-dos, and other services. 

Summer Concert Series

August 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
First United Bank Plaza

The City of Madisonville is proud to announce an addition to their summer events, the Summer Concert Series at the First United Bank Plaza.August 5: Boscoe France Band. Other dates include August 19: Cameron Tabor Band, and September 2: The Crashers! Location: First United Bank Plaza (in front of the Madisonville Police Department parking lot).

Makers Live! Laser Engraving Demo Day

August 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Kentucky Innovation Station

Join us with Maria Bailey, makerspace member and owner of Turning Wheel for a LIVE laser engraving demo! Watch Maria work and learn more about the machine. The handmade gift shop will also be open from 10-1 that day. 

Western Kentucky Speedway UMP Modifieds- CANCELED

August 6 @ 3:00 pm
Western Kentucky Speedway

$1500 to win Tuckessee Modified Series, $125 to start, $50 entry fee
Mods will have the option to run topless with a $500 bonus to the highest finishing topless car!! Street Stock, Mini Stock, Rusty Bolt, and Bombers will also be racing. 602 Crate Late Models and B-Mods will be off.

Live Music by Purse Dive Divias

August 6 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Scores Pizza

How does pizza AND Purse Dive Divas sound for a Saturday night out?!? THIS Saturday join Scores Pizza from 8-10:30pm for a great time! They’ll have pizza & their salad bar available until 10 and are now serving adult beverages, so grab a few friends and have dinner with the Divas! 

Click here a full calendar of events!

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