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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.

imageOCT 12-13 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


image OCT 11 Evenings Upstairs - Patti Starr

Paducah, KY- Journey Into the Spirit World with Patti Starr, world renowned paranormal investigator What are ghosts & spirits ? Starr's presentation will highlight her experiences into the paranormal world. She will discuss the best equipment needed to investigate and provide electronic voice phenomenon, pictures and evidence in ghost hunting. Starr owns the Ghost Chasers International organization and is also owner of the Ghost Hunter Shop. 7:00 PM -- 8:00 PM.

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

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

imageimageOCT 12 Tap – The Show

Paducah, KY- TAP – The Show is fueled by a non-stop explosion of rhythmic energy. Wrapped in dazzling costumes and backed by a soaring orchestral score, this cast of award-winning dancers and singers travels seamlessly over decades of styles from Broadway and big band to world music and pop/rock. Each section brings to life iconic tap moments of the past and creates brand new moments that amaze audiences. Included in this extravaganza are recreations of some of your favorite Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly numbers, Broadway showstoppers, smooth and sultry soft shoe, flamenco, tribal, Irish step and more.
The Clemens Fine Art Center - West Kentucky Community & Technical College - 7:30 pm.

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

imageOCT 12 - 13 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.

imageimage OCT 12-13-14 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!!
The Three Stooges PG Time 6:40 / The Odd Life of Timothy Green 8:15.

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

imageOCT 12 - 18

Paducah, KY- The Master Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams & Laura Dern. Returning from Navy service in World War II, Freddie drifts through a series of PTSD-driven breakdowns. Finally he stumbles upon a cult which engages in exercises to clear the emotions. He becomes deeply involved with them, but does it change anything fundamental in his life? RATED R
Showtimes: Fri, October 12th @ 7:00 & 9:30, Sat, October 13th @ 4:00,7:00 & 9:30, Sun, October 15th @ 4:00 & 7:00, Wed, October 17th @ 7:00. Thurs, October 18th @ 7:00.

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

imageOCT 12
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.

imageOCT 12 -13 Smoke on the Mountain

Grand Rivers, KY - The year is 1938. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, NC, and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders Family Singers to provide an upliftin' evening of singin' and witnessin'. The audience is invited to pull up a pew and join in the rollicking good time.
More than two dozen songs, many of them vintage pop hymns, and hilarious stories from the more or less devout Sanders provide a richly entertaining evening that has audiences clapping, singing, laughing and cheering. Badgett Theatre at Friday 7pm & Sat 2pm.

| Phone: (888)362-4223

imageOCT 13 The Vandell's at the Kentucky Opry

Draffenville, KY- They have been entertaining audiences of all ages with their unique blend of comedy, costume changes, choreography and tight harmonies for close to 4 decades. Kentucky Opry's own Cody Campbell is the keyboard player for this group! Tickets $32- $29-$25

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

imageimageOCT 13 Laser Light Shows

Golden Pond, KY- For all the Led-heads out there, Zepplin will be our 5:30 show this evening. Black Dog, Kashmir, Stairway to Heaven, and other great Zepplin hits will be presented in surround sound in our 40' dome.
Our 7:00pm show will be another great band from across the pond - U2! Beautiful Day, With or Without You, and many other hits will rock you. Come early to get the best seats! Once the show begins, admittance is not allowed. Golden Pond Planetarium at 5:30pm & 7:00pm. $6.00 per seat.

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

imageOCT 13-14 6th Annual Fall Fine Art & Craft Show

Cadiz, KY- The Lakeland Artisans Guild will have their Annual Fall Fine Arts and Crafts Show at Broadbent Square right off Exit 65 of Interstate -24 at Us. Hwy 68 West follow the signs. Somewhere between 30-50 Lakes area vendors will be on hand to show and sell their artwork and crafts. Make time to visit with the Artisans and get the behind the scenes stories on their artwork. 9:00am - 5:00pm.

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

imageOCT 14
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

imageOCT 14 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

imageimageOCT 15 Tymeless Hearts Informational

Murray, KY- Tymeless Hearts, Inc. will be giving a presentation at Murray State University Oct. 15 at 6 pm in room 320 of the Blackburn Science Building. This will also be the initial meeting of the Tymeless Hearts, Inc. student organization. Everyone is invited to learn more about congenital heart defects, the signs to watch for, what Tymeless Hearts does, and how to help the families of children with heart defects.

| WEB LINK | Phone: (270) 293-9536

imageimageOCT 16 Laser Light Shows

Golden Pond, KY- THE BEATLES! - Enjoy Britain's most famous band at 5:30pm. HELP!, Nowhere Man, Yesterday, and many other great Beatles hits will be enjoyed during this wonderful program. Laser Vinyl will be the 7:00pm show. Aerosmith, Journey, KISS, and other great classic bands will rock the Planetarium in surround sound! Come early to get the best seats! Once the show begins, admittance is not allowed. 5:30pm & 7:00pm. $6.00 per seat.

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

imageOCT 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

imageOCT 19 Marshall Co. Hospital Auxiliary Bazaar

Benton, KY- MCHA will hold its first Bazaar and Bake Sale on Friday, October 19, 2012. We will have homemade baked goods, candies, breads, and pies, plus a variety of unique gift items, handmade by our members. Items will range in price from one dollar to fifty dollars, and all proceeds will go towards equipment needed by the Marshall County Hospital. 8 am to 6 pm.

| Phone: (270) 527-4800

imageOCT 20 Lions Club Fall Festival

Draffenville, KY- Free Chili, Hot Dogs,Popcorn & Games. Cake walk,toy walk,inflatables for kids. Raffles - 32" LCD TV, $200 Walmart Gift card, Door Prizes.

| Phone: (270) 205-1527

imageOCT 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 20 Oktoberfest

Paducah, KY- We couldn't be more excited to partner with Kirchhoff's Bakery & Deli, Max's Brick Oven and Schlafly Beer for the 2nd annual Maiden Alley Oktoberfest. Last year proved to be a HUGE success and we plan to make it a Paducah tradition for years to come. Enjoy a commemorative 25 ounce beer stein, an array of food provided by the very capable Kirchhoff Klan and LIVE music provided by the Paducah Jazz Ensemble Polka Band and Solid Rock'it Boosters.

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

imageimageOCT 20 Laser Light Shows

Golden Pond, KY- IT'S PINK FLOYD NIGHT at the Planetarium! Dark Side of the Moon will be the 5:30 show. Plan to stick around for the 7:00pm show! The Wall will be rocking the Planetarium in surround sound! Come early to get the best seats! Once the show begins, admittance is not allowed. 5:30pm & 7:00pm. $6.00 per seat.

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

imageimageOCT 21 "Exceptional Sunday" Open House

Benton, KY- The open house will be at the center on 198 Old Symsonia Rd. in Benton, and it will be held from 1-4 PM. The evenings activities will include singing, performances from MCEC individuals, refreshments, a Cake/Pie Auction, and more. The Lakeland Area Gospel Singers and The Liberty Boys will also be performing. If you'd like to donate to the auction or find out more information please call.

| Phone: (270) 527-1327

imageimageOCT 23 Laser Light Shows

Golden Pond, KY- Our 5:30 show this evening is I-POP! Justin Bieber, Daft Punk, Black Eyed Peas and other current pop artists will be presented. At 7:00pm, enjoy a celebration of music with Laser Spirit. Madonna, a Beatles Medley, Lee Greenwood, and other great artists are featured in this wonderful porgram. Come early to get the best seats! Once the show begins, admittance is not allowed. 5:30pm & 7:00pm - $6.00 per seat.

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

imageimageOCT 26 4th Annual Halloween Black Light Museum Tour

Paducah, KY- Won’t you join us for our 4th annual Halloween Black Light Tour, Friday October 26th? See the Museum quilts in a “different” light as we lock the doors, turn off the lights, and turn on the “Black Lights.” Who knows what you’ll see in the quilts - Costumes are encouraged. Treats provided. Reservations Recommended. 5:15 - 6:16 pm $5.

| Phone: (270) 442-8856

imageimageOCT 26 Cabela's Crappie USA Classic

Cadiz, KY- Cadiz Kentucky and Lake Barkley has been honored to be selected to host the 2012 Crappie USA Classic Fishing Tournament. Over 400 of the Countrys Best Crappie Anglers will be fishing this three day tournament October 24-27, 2012. For information about qualifier tournaments go to www.crappieusa.com Everyone is invited to attend daily weigh ins which will be held at Lake Barkley State Resort Park Marina. Weigh-In begins at 2:00pm.

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

imageOCT 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 2 Book Signing by Author Laura Anne Ewald

Murray, KY- Laura Anne Ewald will be giving a brief presentation on "Sharing God's Word Via Story" and signing her new book, "A Chance for Life" (Tate Publishing, 9/2012). For more information, contact Laura at 270-436-2822 or visit http://www.LauraAnneEwald.com New Life Bookstore - 4:30-7:00 p.m.

| WEB LINK | Phone: (270) 753-1622

imageNOV 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 13 Roots 3 Music Concert

Murray, KY- Murray State University at Wrather Auditorium at 7:30pm. Featuring Ranger Doug Green & Andy Reiss, Fidula & The McKendrees. FREE ADMISSION!

| WEB LINK | Phone: (270)809-5455

imageNOV 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

imageNOV 16 Christmas Open House!

Draffenville, KY- Get all your holiday shopping done in one spot! Pampered Chef, Scentsy, Jewel Kade, Tupperware, Jamberry Nails, Crafts, Woodworking, and MORE! Mike Miller Park - 4 pm until 9 pm.

| E-MAIL | Phone: (270) 527-5284


imageimageThru Oct 14 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