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imageimageSEPT 27 Fulton Has Talent

Fulton, KY- Talent contest located in Pontotoc Park in Fulton, Kentucky. Show your talent on the big stage for your chance to win $500.00 and a trophy and to be the opening act for Buddy Jewel on Friday night, September 28th! 7:00 p.m.

| WEB LINK | E-MAIL | Phone: (270)472-5500


imageSEPT 27-28-29 BBQ on the River

Paducah, KY- A Community Charitable Event! Can you think of a better way to spend an early fall weekend than enjoying great BBQ, lively entertainment, exquisite crafts, a charming downtown and a great time with friends. Come join us in Paducah, KY for three great days of BBQ Bliss.

| WEB LINK | E-MAIL | Phone: (270) 534-5951

imageSEPT 27 Gordan Lightfoot in Concert

Paducah, KY- Singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot's career spans more than five decades, producing 200+ recordings. “If You Could Read My Mind” was the breakthrough hit in the United States for Mr. Lightfoot, already popular in his native Canada. His distinctive baritone voice is widely recognized from his recordings of his own songs. His style evolved from country/folk, to folk/rock, pop, and adult contemporary. Mr. Lightfoot performs 1960s classics such as “Early Mornin' Rain,” 1970s hits such as “Sundown,” and subsequent material with ease and credibility.

| WEB LINK | Phone: (270) 450-4444

imageimageSEPT 27

Paducah, KY- When it premiered at Sadler's Wells in 1995, Matthew Bourne's triumphant re–interpretation of Swan Lake turned tradition upside down, taking the dance world by storm. Now you can watch this modern day classic accompanied by state of the art surround sound.
An iconic production, perhaps best–known for replacing the traditional female corps de ballet with a menacing male ensemble, was filmed at Sadler's Wells, London in 2011. The stellar cast includes the magnificent Richard Winsor as the lead Swan/Stranger, Dominic North as The Prince and Nina Goldman as The Queen. Tickets $10 - NOT RATED.
Thursday, 7:00.

| WEB LINK | Phone: (270) 441-7007

imageimage SEPT 28-29-30 Calvert City Drive In

Calvert City, KY- Weekends Only! Double Feature Admission $5.00 Box Office and Grill Open at 5:00PM Children under 12 are FREE in cars!!
ParaNorman PG & Hope Springs PG-13.

| WEB LINK | Phone: (270) 395-4660

imageimageSEPT 28-29-30 Sleepwalk with Me

Paducah, KY- Winner of a 2012 Audience Award at Sundance, comedian Mike Birbiglia wrote, directed and stars in this sincere and hilarious film, based on his off-Broadway show and bestselling book. The story: when an aspiring stand-up fails to express his true feelings about his girlfriend and his stalled career, his anxiety comes out in increasingly funny and dangerous sleepwalking incidents. Not Rated.
Showtimes: Fri, September 28th @ 7:00 & 9:00 Sat, September 29th @ 4:30,7:00 & 9:00 Sun, September 30th @ 4:30 & 7:00.

| WEB LINK | Phone: (270) 441-7007

imageSEPT 28
Community Dance

Grand Rivers, KY - Featuring Rockabilly Hall of Famer Stanley Walker and his band. $5.00 per person at the door. Come dance the night away or sit back and enjoy the music of Stanley and his band. Concessions. 7 – 10pm. 155 West Cumberland Avenue.

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Grand Rivers, KY - Walk down memory lane through a wide-ranging musical decade that defined a generation! 7pm.

| Phone: (888)362-4223

imageimageSEPT 29 Gene Watson at the Kentucky Opry SOLD OUT!

Draffenville, KY- Gene Watson returns to Kentucky Opry along with the Kentucky Opry Show. We bring Gene in every year so if you missed him this year, check next year in Sept.

| WEB LINK | E-MAIL | Phone: (270) 527-3869

imageSEPT 29 Music from the Heart

Hopkinsville, KY- MUSIC FROM THE HEART brings two area and nationally renowned musicians, Soprano Gail Robinson-Oturu & Composer/Pianist Roland Carter to the concert stage of the Alhambra Theatre. Their mixture of classic, spiritual, and jazz styles WILL positively CONNECT with YOUR SOUL!!!
Assiting them will be talented singers from area high schools, including University Heights Academy, the Little River Music Society, First Christian Church Chancel Choir and Saints Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Chuuch.
Dr. Gail Robinson-Oturu teaches at Austin Peay State University. Roland Carter has taught at University of Tennessee-Chattanooga. Both artists are known for their delightful performances and sharing their educational expertise. 7:30 PM at the Alhambra Theatre - 507 So. Main Street. $23 Adult $11 HS/College $6 Elem/MS.

| WEB LINK | E-MAIL | Phone: (270) 887-4295

imageimageSEPT 29 Backstage Pass: The Todd Hill Quintet Featuring Kayla Dunn

Paducah, KY- Clemens Fine Arts Center West Kentucky Community and Technical College 7:30 pm Backstage Pass features acoustic musicians in a coffee house setting on the WKCTC stage. Desserts and beverages are available for purchase. $6 at the door.

| WEB LINK | Phone: (270) 554-9200

imageSEPT 29 Laser Light Shows

Golden Pond, KY- Our 5:30 show this evening is going to be magical with Laser Magic! Enjoy Yanni, Elton John, Time Warp Medley that features Elvis, The Stones, and many other great artists! The 7:00 feature Laser POP will have music from Pink, Sting, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, and other wonderful musicians! Seating is limited, so come early! Once the show begins, admittance is not allowed. Golden Pond Planetarium 5:30pm & 7:00pm. $6.00 per seat.

| WEB LINK | Phone: (270) 924-2237

imageSept 30
Draffenville, KY

Connecting people with Jesus the Cowboy Way.
Singin' Country Gospel Music - Here's a word our Pastor/Cowboy Preacher Chris Clark
Kentucky Lake Cowboy Church Meets Every Sunday at the Kentucky Opry Theatre. Casual Attire Welcome. 10:30 am Sunday Mornings.image

| WEB LINK | E-MAIL | Phone: (270) 527-3869

imageSept 30 Free Spirit Biker Church

Paducah, KY- Don't fit in with traditional churches? Tired of the judgemental looks? Looking for a place where you will be accepted just as you are? This is the place. Free Spirit just might be the place for you.Pastor Dennis Lawrence - 2nd & Broadway.

| WEB LINK | Phone: (270) 519-3263

imageOCT 2 Laser Light Shows

Golden Pond, KY- Laseropolis will be the 5:30 show this evening. Emerson, Lake, and Palmer, No Doubt, Boston, Nirvana, and other great bands will be presented. At 7:00, our popular show The Beatles will rock the Planetarium! Enjoy HELP!, Nowhere Man, A Hard Day's Night, and other classic Beatles classic. Seating is limited, so come early! Once the show begins, admittance is not allowed. Golden Pond Planetarium - 5:30pm & 7:00pm. $6.00 per seat.

| WEB LINK | Phone: (270) 924-2237

imageOCT 5 Harvest & BBQ on Barkley

Kuttawa, KY- 6-free concerts featuring - Bawn In The Mash - Alonzo Pennington, Tony Stinnett, Tom Peek & Company, "270" North & Chris Henry!- parade, food, fun-zone, kayak & canoe races, dog show, arts & crafts, back-yard BBQ cook-off competition and a spectacular fire-works display! Too much to list but something for everyone! 4:00 p.m. Old Kuttawa Beach.

| WEB LINK | E-MAIL | Phone: (270) 388-5300


Aurora, KY- will be held on FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY OCTOBER. 5, 6, 7, 2012 7AM-6PM DAILY in downtown Aurora, Kentucky on Hwy 68, OFF HWY 80 AT KENLAKE STATE PARK. 3-day festival with arts & crafts, parade, antique & flea market, country music & more.

| WEB LINK | E-MAIL | Phone: (270) 703-6060

imageOCT 6 LaCenter Day

LaCenter, KY- Parade at 10 a.m., lots of vendors of all kinds, music, food, fire dept is pre- selling boston butts, call city hall

| Phone: (270) 665-5357 or 665-5162

imageOCT 7 Imagination Library Lake Cruise

Cadiz, KY- Join us for this wonderful cruise on Lake Barkley hosted by Greg & Lisa Batts from Prizer-Point Marina & Resort. Lovely scenery, great fellowship and delicious food for your enjoyment. TRIGG COUNTY IMAGINATION LIBRARY is the most effective way to improve early childhood literacy. Please join in helping the 580 Children that receive books at no cost to them each month. Trigg County Imagination Library has delivered over 28,000 Books to children in our County. Meet Sunday October 7, 2012 at Prizer-Point Dock B. Cruise will last 2:00pm-4:00pm. Tickets are $100/Person or step up and be a Sponsor for $500 Invest in the Children.

| WEB LINK | E-MAIL | Phone: (270) 350-0583

imageOCT 10 Youth Explosion 2012 - Cadiz Style

Cadiz, KY- Youth Explosion 2012 a free to the public concert hosted by Little River Baptist Association, will be held at the Trigg County High School Gym on Wednesday starting at 6:00 PM. The main attraction is Building 429, which until recently had the long running #1 hit on the Contemporary Christian charts, Where I belong. Building 429, the 2005 Gospel Music Associations New Artist of the Year Award winner, has also had a number of other #1 and top 10 songs including Listen To The Sound, Alway, Right Beside You, Made For You, and Glory Defined. Building 429 will be joined by a new and exciting group from New Zealand, Rapture Ruckus. Trigg County High School Gym - 202 Main Street. Free.

| WEB LINK | E-MAIL | Phone: (270) 522-7066

imageOCT 11 "The Titanic Disaster in American Culture"

Paducah, KY- Have you ever wanted to experience something “other worldly?” Do you love to watch the ghost trackers on television? If you said “yes” then you need to come to the McCracken County Public Library on October 11 at 7 p.m. to hear Patti Starr, paranormal investigator addressing the topic, “Ghosts and Spirits.” She will be the guest speaker at the Evening Upstairs program for October. All library programs are free to the public.

| WEB LINK | E-MAIL | Phone: (270) 442-2510 x119

imageOCT 11 Anita Renfroe/Mark Schultz Concert

Paducah, KY- Platinum-selling recording artist Mark Schultz and Christian comedienne Anita Renfroe have joined forces with special guest singer/songwriter Shaun Groves and will have audiences laughing, singing and sharing in poignant moments. Featuring songs from his new album, All Things Possible, Schultz will share his signature craft of story-telling through powerful melodies. Renfroe will keep you in stitches as she shares anecdotes and songs from her new project, Im Not High Maintenance, Just Low Tolerance. 6:30 PM (Doors open at 5:30 PM) $15 General Admission, $25 Gold Admission, $30 VIP.

| WEB LINK | E-MAIL | Phone: (270) 534-1400

imageOCT 11-13

Grand Rivers, KY - The Grand Rivers Chamber is celebrating small town life with this Famous Fall Festival featuring food, fun, craft vendors, live music, children’s activities, and the Big Parade.

imageimageOCT 12 36th Annual Trigg County Country ham Festival

Cadiz, KY- Join us for our Annual Festival with over 200 booth vendors, arts & crafts, great festival foods, live entertainment all week-end, fun and games, full carnival set up, quilt show, car show, special guests, petting zoo, and too much to tell about here. Friday Night - "Nashville Blue Tones" and more. Saturday Night - "Confederate Railroad" plus more. Sunday - "Hamtastic" Prize Drawings - register. 9:00am - 9:00pm. Free - NO PETS ALLOWED.

| WEB LINK | E-MAIL | Phone: (270) 522-8756

imageimageOCT 12 Ham Festival Quilt Show

Cadiz, KY- Quilt show on Friday and Saturday, Oct 12-13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct 14, 1 - 4 p.m. Quilts, demonstrations, door prizes Trigg Co Quilters Guild - 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

| E-MAIL | Phone: (270)924-5394

imageimageOCT 12 & 19 Lantern -Lit Ghost Tours

Paducah, KY- In the dark of the evening, hear the chilling legends and lore of Paducah's past, from dreadful doings at Devil's Half Acre to riverside witch burnings. Tours depart from the Studio Theatre located at 128 Market House Square down from Kirchoff's Bakery.

imageimageOCT 16 Paul Thorn at Lovett Live

Murray, KY- Paul Thorn took an unexpected detour on the road to recording a follow-up to his most successful release, 2010's Pimps and Preachers. After writing many discs of semi-autobiographical tunes that have drawn comparisons to John Hiatt and John Prine, the critically acclaimed singer/songwriter - hailed as the "Mark Twain of Americana" - decided to do an album of covers. "I wanted to take a break from myself," he reveals, "do something different, and just have fun." 7:30. Lovett Auditorium.

| WEB LINK | Phone: (270) 809-5577

imageimageOCT 20 The Masquerade Ball

Paducah, KY- The River Ballroom - Julian M. Carroll Convention Center - Costumes or cocktail attire - Dinner! Dancing! Table Decorating! Live and Silent Auctions! Awards. 6:30 p.m.

| WEB LINK | Phone: (270) 444-6828

imageOCT 20 Pembroke Harvest Day

Pembroke, KY- 10:00 AM-6:00 PM. - Bingo, Corn Hole Contest, best Halloween Costume Contest, Food Vendors, Live Music, and a Parade. For more information call the Pembroke City Clerk, Holly Stokes.

| Phone: (270)475-4343

imageimageOCT 27 Zombies vs. Superheroes Fun Walk/Run & Chili Challenge

Gilbertsville, KY- CASA of Calloway and Marshall Counties, Inc. is proud to announce the Zombies vs. Superheroes Fun Walk/Run & Chili Challenge. On October 27th pick a side, dress the part, and take a stand against child abuse and neglect by walking or running across the Kentucky Dam! The team with the most participants wins! Then join the party at the Lakeview Pavilion for the CASA Chili Challenge! Sample chili from local teams and pick your favorite! All proceeds support CASA of Calloway and Marshall Counties, Inc. 1 Kentucky Dam Village State Park Beach/Kentucky Dam Lakeview Pavilion $10 Run/Walk $5 Suggested Donation per Bowl. 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM. For more info call-email or go to our facebook page.

| WEB LINK | E-MAIL | Phone: (270) 761-0164

imageimageNOV 12 The Church Basement Ladies "Away in the Basement"

Paducah, KY- The Church Basement Ladies is a new musical comedy for the holidays with down-to-earth style and humor the whole family can enjoy. The plot begins on a Saturday morning in 1959. The children are rehearsing in the sanctuary for the annual Sunday School Christmas program. The Church Basement Ladies are finishing up goodie bags and putting final touches on Nativity pieces. Once again they will be called upon to step in and save the day. Away in the Basement is a charming, funny, and heartfelt tribute to these strong and faithful women.
For Group Sales Call Barbie @ 270-527-3869.

| WEB LINK | Phone: (270) 450-4444

imageimageNOV 16 Country Legends Live at the Carson Center

Paducah, KY- The Kentucky Opry, with WiLLiE Radio, presents Country Legends Live! This show brings back to the stage four great legends of Country music with the impressive Shawn Barker as Johnny Cash, the incredible talents of Mandy Barnett as Patsy Cline, Michael Twitty portraying his father Conway Twitty, and David Church as Hank Williams Sr. It will one incredible night for country music fans. Conway Twitty alone had 50 number one records.
For Group Sales Call Barbie @ 270-527-3869.

| WEB LINK | Phone: (270) 450-4444


imageimageSEPT 1 - Oct14 Historic Golden Pond Kentucky

Cadiz, KY- The Trigg County Historical & Preservation Society will be having a special exhibit at the Trigg County Museum. This wonderful showcase of life and times in Golden Pond Kentucky when it was a beautiful town in the middle of what in now the Land Between the Lakes. This exhibit will provide information on the military service from Golden Pond as well as, Schools, Churches, Down Town area , and even a miniature Moon-Shine Still. Be sure to make time for the Media Center also while you are there. This special exhibit will be available on Fridays 10am-4pm, Saturdays 10am-4pm, and on Sundays 1pm-4pm. This will run through October 14, 2012. Trigg County Historical Society 10am-4pm.

| WEB LINK | E-MAIL | Phone: (270)522-3892

image SEPT 27 "The Titanic Disaster in American Culture"

Paducah, KY- Spark the Imagination, Nourish the Spirit & Expand the Mind presented by Allen Share, professor, Division of Humanities, University of Louisville On the night of April 14-15, 1912, the reputedly "unsinkable" luxury liner Titanic sank on its maiden voyage. As we approach the 100th anniversary of this landmark event this talk will assess the impact of the Titanic disaster on American culture, which it has affected in myriad ways for the past century. 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's maiden voyage.

| WEB LINK | E-MAIL | Phone: (270) 442-2510 x119

imageSEPT 29 Cadiz Farmers Market

Cadiz, KY- Now is your opportunity to pick up local produce and goodies. Open every Wednesday and Saturday 7am-Noon. Located on Main Street Down Town Cadiz, Kentucky. Runs through October 12th.

| WEB LINK | E-MAIL | Phone: (270) 522-8756

imageThrough Oct 7 Cherokee Language Paintings Exhibit

Cadiz, KY- Ms. Parent moved to Princeton in 2004, and is very active in the regional art community. Interest in her Cherokee heritage brought her to study the language, which led to its influence on her paintings. The exhibit opens September 2 and runs through October 7. The Janice Mason Art Museum is open Tuesdays, Saturdays 10 AM - 4 PM and Sundays 1 PM - 4 PM. Evening hours can be arranged for group tours at no charge. Admission is free; donations are greatly appreciated.

| WEB LINK | E-MAIL | Phone: (270) 522-9056

imageEvery Sat Paducah's Downtown Farmers' Market

Paducah, KY- Fresh fruits and vegetables, home baked goods, artisan products and crafts, canned goods and much, much more - at Paducah's Downtown Farmers' Market.

| WEB LINK | Phone: (270) 444-8649