Weekend Picks: May 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!

Hopkins County Farmers Market Opening Day

May 6 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Danny Peyton Pavilion at Mahr Park Arboretum

Hopkins County Farmers Market is hosting their opening day on Saturday, May 6th from 8 AM – 1 PM! 

Double Couples Golf Tournament

May 6 & 7 @ 10:00 am
Lakeshore Country Club
  • Teams consist of two males & two females.
  • $300 Per team entry fee.
  • Shotgun start at 10:00 AM both days  (Limited to 36 teams)
  • LIMITED CARTS ARE AVAILABLE but not included (cart rental is $30 per day)
  • Practice round (Fri Only) cart not included. No charge if you bring your own cart.
  • The 19 Hole Lounge will be open for morning beverages.
  • Lunch will be available for purchase on both days.
  • One mulligan per player each day.
  • There will be different T’s based on age.
  • Flights will be assigned after all scores are turned in on Saturday. 
  • Closes to the pins for men and women.

For more information call Jeff Duvall 270-339-0436

Mother’s Day Market – Maker Saturday Pop Up Fair

May 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Kentucky Movers & Makers

Mother’s Day Market – Maker Saturday Pop Up Vendor Fair will be an incredible opportunity to shop for unique items from multiple local vendors for Mother’s Day, while also seeing woodworking demonstrations. From laser cutting and engraving to sublimation, candied fruit to handmade soaps, there will be multiple makers on site selling their products and showcasing their skills.

If you are looking for something unique and customized, makerspace members Maria Bailey from Turning Wheel, and Terri Turner from 3510 Designs will be laser engraving and customizing gifts on site, as well as accepting other custom orders.

To fully immerse in the “maker experience”, guests are encouraged to take a tour of the space after shopping to see how a Maker Space works! Volunteers will be on site to offer free tours.

Current vendors include: 3510 Designs, Blessed Nest Custom Creations, Kentucky Homestead Soaps, Makayten’s Custom Gifts, Patricia’s Little Bakery, Sassy Crafts and Turning Wheel.

To learn more about the upcoming Maker Saturday Pop-Up Vendor Fair watch the Kentucky Movers and Makers Facebook page and event. https://www.facebook.com/events/107756298958552

Spring Plant Swap

May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mahr Park Arboretum

The Pennyroyal Master Gardners are hosting a free plant swap at the Danny Peyton Pavilion at Mahr Park Arboretum! Bring a plant, take a plant! 

3rd Annual Spring Fling- Western Kentucky Speedway

May 6 @ 3:00 pm
Western Kentucky Speedway

The Western Kentucky Speedway will be holding its annual Spring Fling race on May 6th! 

Order of Events:

  • 3 pm- Pits Open
  • 4 pm- Stands Open
  • 5:30 pm- Draw Close
  • 5:45 pm- Drivers Meeting
  • 6 pm- Hot Laps
  • 7 pm- Racing

Derby Day Celebration Gala

May 6 @ 4:30 pm
Madisonville Community College

The Madisonville College Foundation presents its Annual Gala- Derby Day celebration. The event will be held at the Beshear Center on the campus of Madisonville Community College. There will be a social hour, a silent auction, dinner, Derby watch party, and a live auction. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Proceeds benefit MCC student scholarships. Call MCC Advancement Office to reserve tickets: 270-824-8595 or 270-824-8593. 

Live Music by Breed Remix

May 6 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
The Crowded House

Breed Remix will be playing live at the Crowded House on Saturday, May 6th from 8-10:30 pm!

Click here a full calendar of events!

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