Weekend Picks: May 3rd-5th

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!

Mule & Draft Horse Days

May 1 – May 4
Trail Town Agricultural Activities Center

Head on down to Dawson Springs for the annual Mule & Draft Horse Days on May 1st-4th, 2024! 

This 4-day long event features a 3 Day Wagon Trail- 15 mile loop each day, Little Mr. & Mrs. Pageant, Antique Tractor Pull & Display, Team Pulls, Parkway Saddle Club Fun Show, vendors, and a downtown parade. Parade will take place in Dawson Springs on Saturday at 11am. 

Primitive camping, fire pits, and picnic tables available.

6th Annual King of the Bluegrass

May 3-May 4
Western Kentucky Speedway

Join the Western Kentucky Speedway for their 6th Annual King of the Bluegrass! 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

9th Annual KY ICCAN Round Up

May 3 @ 5:00 pm
West Dawson Music Venue

The 9th Annual KY International Cowboy Church Alliance Network Round Up will take place on Friday, May 3rd featuring inspirational country music, food, and fellowship! 30 + recording artists in concert beginning at 5 PM. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner include mouthwatering chuck wagon cooking! This event is free and open to the public!

Live Music by Corey Evitts

May 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Crowded House

Live music by Corey Evitts at the Crowded House on Friday, May 3rd! Come on down for great food, great music, and great times! 

Madisonville Farmer's Market

Farmers Market Opening Day

May 4 @ 8:00 am
Hopkins County Farmers Market @ Mahr Park Arboretum

They will kick off the 3rd year of Dancing in the Streets in Dawson Springs at 6 pm. There will be food, fun, and awesome music. Make plans to join in the fun.

May the Fourth Be With You

May 4 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
MadCity Crafts DIY Studio and Cafe 

Join MadCity Crafts DIY Studio & Cafe this Saturday for May the Fourth Be With You!! They have several projects ready to choose from!! Walk in, no reservations required! Projects will be $15.

The cafe will have special Star Wars-themed drinks and treats! Including Star Wars drink flights!

Madisonville Arts & Crafts Spring Event

May 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
174 W. Center St.

Momma & Me

May 4 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Blanchard Gracious Acres

This is a day to just unwind and have fun. The best part it’s for all ages. Pack a lunch and come picnic on the farm. Then enjoy some delicious ice cream from the ice cream truck. Enjoy the petting zoo, inflatable, photo ops and more. Cost is $5/person.

Madisonville College Foundation’s “Derby Day Celebration”

May 4 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Madisonville Community College

Save the Date and reserve your seats now as the Madisonville College Foundation, in partnership with Madisonville Community College, proudly presents the 2nd Annual Derby Day Celebration!  Event will include a social hour, silent auction, dinner, Derby watch party, live auction, and more!!!

The Derby Day Celebration will bring together the Madisonville College Foundation, Madisonville Community College, and community supporters for a day of enjoyment while supporting the foundation’s mission of eliminating financial barriers students may face in attending college. All proceeds will directly benefit student scholarships at Madisonville Community College.

Location- Beshear Center at Madisonville Community College

Live Music by Kohl Arnett & The Crowded “Houseband”

May 4 @ 7:00 pm
The Crowded House

Come on out to The Crowded House for great music, great food and great times! Kohl Arnett & The Crowded “Houseband” will be on stage starting at 7pm!

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