Weekend Picks: March 22nd-24th

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!

The Great Restaurant Race 2024

March 1 – March 30

Hungry? On your mark, get set, go! This annual event celebrates restaurants by encouraging locals and visitors to experience a culinary competition like no other! Finish the race by eating at 10 different restaurants in Hopkins County by March 30th. Upload your receipts and you’ll be entered to win a $500 grand prize package!

March Ladies Night Out

March 22 @ 5:30 pm
MadCity Crafts DIY Studio and Cafe

Take your pick from these adorbs door/wall hangers or shelf sitters. Psst! Is it your birthday month? Well, well, well, guess who’s getting a special surprise!

Ready to paint the town red? Our events are BYOB, so grab your favorite drink and sip while you paint! But wait, there’s more! Our café serves up some amazing refreshments that’ll make your taste buds dance. And don’t worry about going hungry, we’ve got you covered with mouth-watering options like smoked chicken salad croissants, pulled pork nachos, and pulled pork baked potatoes. Plus, our bakery is chock-full of delicious treats to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Oh, and if you’re a pulled pork fan, be sure to pre-order your dish when you RSVP. But even if you don’t, you’re still welcome to come and pick your project from our wall of wonders. Got any questions? Give us a call at 270-841-7404!

Hopkins County Schools Joint High School Production of Little Shop of Horrors

March 22 @ 7:00 pm
March 23 @ 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts

Meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names “Audrey II” after his coworker crush. This foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down and out Krelborn as long as he keeps feeding it… BLOOD. Over time, though, Seymour discovers Audrey II’s out of this world origins and intent towards global domination! Produced by special arrangement with Music Theatre International.

Tickets: $12 general admission; Students and children: half-price

Opening Night

March 23 @ 3:00 pm
Western Kentucky Speedway 

Join the Western Kentucky Speedway for their Opening Night on March 23! They will be holding all regular classes (Crusa Street Stock, Factory Stock, Rusty Bolt, Min Stock, and Economies.)

3 pm- Pits open / 4 pm- Stands open / 5 pm- Draw close / 5:15 pm- Drivers meeting / 5:45 pm- Qualifying

Pit Pass- Adult: $35/Ages 3-10: $10/Under 3: free

General Admission- Adult: $12/10 & Under: free

Live Music by Landon Adams

March 23 @ 8:00 pm
The Crowded House

Looking for a fun night out? Head over to The Crowded House for some delicious food and live music! They offer a welcoming atmosphere and a wide variety of dishes to satisfy any appetite. And the best part? You can enjoy your meal while listening to “Landon Adams” perform live on stage. Whether you’re looking for a date night spot or a place to catch up with friends, The Crowded House has got you covered. So why not give your taste buds and your ears a treat and make your way over to The Crowded House tonight? You won’t be disappointed!

Sunday Seminar: Amphibians of Kentucky

March 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mahr Park Arboretum

Join us as Jacob Crider from Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve presents over amphibians of Kentucky, amphibian biology, conservation, indicator species, wetlands, and ecosystem science.

Sunday, March 24, 2024, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Event Barn A 

Click here for a full calendar of events!

Do you have an event you would like to submit? Contact us at [email protected]!