APRIL 13, 2017 ISSUE
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Click below if you have an event, festival, or happening you would like for us to list in this newsletter. 


June 12 - 15
Kentucky Opry Tours
The Ark Encounter & Creation Museum

Kentucky Opry Tours & Diamond Tours invite you to come along to the Amazing Ark Encounter & Creation Museum. 3 Days 4 Nights $499.00per person (dbl occupancy). TRip includes Motorcoach transportation
3 Nights Lodging
6 meals
Admission to New, Stunning Ark Encounter & Creation Museum and more.

  WEB LINK | Phone: (270) 527-3869

April 14 - 20
Calvert City Drive-IN
Calvert City, KY. 
Fast Eight & Power Rangers
Open Friday Saturday &
Tuesday - Thursday
Closed Sunday and Monday
Box Office and Grill open at 4:30PM
Double Feature Showing

   WEB LINK | Phone:270. 395 4660

APRIL 14-17
Zoo Keepers Wife at Maiden Alley
Paducah, KY. 

Starring Jessica Chastain
Directed by Niki Caro
The Zookeeper's Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion. PG-13.
  • Friday, 7:00pm  9:30pm
  • Saturday, 4:00pm  7:00pm  9:30pm
  • Sunday, 4:00pm  7:00pm
  • Monday, 7pm

   WEB LINK | Phone:270.441.7007

Kentucky Opry Talent Search Every Saturday
Draffenville, KY. 
Last Week to Enter! Rehearsals with the BAND Thursday nights - 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm on a first come first serve basis.  7:30 P.M.
Come out and vote for your favorites!

  WEB LINK | Phone: (270) 527-3869

THe Kid & the King
Grand Rivers, KY.
The incredible story of Terry Mike Jeffrey. From meeting Elvis in 1969 at the age of 15 
to a life-long relationship with Graceland, this is a story and the music that everyone will love. Badgett Playhouse 7pm.

     | WEB LINK  | Phone:   (888)  362-4223

at Twin Lakes Worship Center
What a fun day we have planned for children of all ages! Free food, drinks, tons of prizes and thousands of eggs stuffed with sweet goodies! It's one of our favorite annual events and we want to see you there! Twin Lakes is located at 4166 US Hwy 641N, Draffenville (across from  Catfish Kitchen). 2:00 PM


Doggie Easter Bone Hunt
Spend some quality time with your four-legged best friend at the Humane Society of Calloway County's annual Easter Bone Hunt Sat., April 15 at 2 p.m. at the Murray-Calloway County Central Park Courthouse Pavilion. This event is the canine equivalent of an Easter egg hunt as the dogs sniff out treats and prizes. Click below for Lots More Info. 

|  WEB LINK  | Phone: (270)  ) 759-1884

Southern Nights Gospel
Draffenville, KY. 
Featuring some great bands, groups, and soloists.  There is No Admission, but a love offering donation will be taken for the groups. This month is  Kentucky Opry's own "Aaron Watkins" & Four Fold. Showtime 7:30pm.

  WEB LINK | Phone: (270) 527-3869

Beginner & Instrumental Eliminations
Draffenville, KY. 
Winners from the past 12 weeks in the Beginner & Instrumental divisions compete to move into the Semi-Finals! Come out and Vote for you favs. Also the Kentucky Opry will perform.

  WEB LINK | Phone: (270) 527-3869

2017 Benton Cruise In
Make plans now to be at the Benton Cruise In at the Benton Court Square! Registration begins at 4:00pm - 7pm 
Admission is FREE! 
Hot rods, classics, musclecars, motorcycles, customs and more are all welcome!!!

  | Phone: (270) 527-8677

5K in honor of Heart Warrior Addi Pervine
The race begins at the General Supply Services Building off Chestnut Street on Murray State's campus. All proceeds from the 5K will go to benefit heart families with care packages, bills, and other needs. 9am. $20

| WEB LINK  | Phone: (270)  535-9414

May 11 - Vince Gill coming 
Paducah, KY. 
One of the most popular singers in modern country music, Vince Gill is famous for his top-notch songwriting, world-class guitar playing and warm, soaring tenor, all wrapped up in a quick and easy wit. Gill achieved his big breakthrough in 1990 with "When I Call Your Name," which won both the Country Music Association's Single and Song of the Year awards as well as a Grammy.  Gill has won 18 CMA Awards, including Song of the Year four times - making him the mostawarded artist in that category in CMA history. Since 1990, Gill has won 20 GRAMMY Awards. 

| WEB LINK  | Phone: (270)  450-4444


Two  Toastmaster Meetings in Western Kentucky
Paducah & Marshall County 

Toastmasters helps people develop communication and leadership skills. You can learn to speak in public with confidence through evaluations and encouragement from experienced speakers. Work at your own pace through an organized program that adds new skills with each project. 

Paducah Meeting location: MSU Paducah Regional Campus, Room 219. From 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm every Thursday. Donnie McKinney 270-217-1222

Marshall County club meets every Monday 6:45 pm at the Quality Inn - Draffenville  173 Carrol Road Benton Ky contact Clay Campbell 270-703-2700

Clubs meet every week except on National Holidays

| WEB LINK | E-MAIL | Phone: (270) 217.1222

Kentucky Opry Tours Trips 2016

2017 Trips

SOLD OUT! April 27 - May 3 2017 (Thurs - Wed) - Washington DCTrip For all details go to  Kentucky Opry Diamond Tours
$739 per person (dbl. occ.)

$499.00 per person (dbl occ)

SEPT 10 -16 2017  - Myrtle Beach Show Trip & Charleston,SC.  For all details go to Kentucky Opry Diamond Tours
$705 per person (dbl. occ.)


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

Fri & Sat
Lakeland Jamboree - Live Music for All Ages

Cadiz, KY

- Listen to the Music. Friday & Saturday evenings 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. 61 Jefferson Street. 

| Phone: (270) 924-0900 

Senior Dance
Cadiz, KY
The Trigg County Senior Citizens Center, 127 Joy Lane, has announced there will be a dance on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month from 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Admission is $5 per person and all proceeds go to the home delivered meals program.

| Phone: (270) 522-8341 

SUNDAY 10:30am
Kentucky Lake Cowboy Church

Draffenville, KY

 Brother Chris Clarke, Savanna, Carson, Hunter, Clay and all the folks at Kentucky Lake Cowboy Church want to invite you to come on down and join us at the Kentucky Opry each Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m. for Cowboy Church. Casual clothes are welcomed. Feel free to wear your favorite jeans, boots, and cowboy hat! You'll feel right at home with the "down home" flavor of the country/bluegrass/gospel music and down-to-earth preachin' from God's Word. Be sure to come early for free coffee and donuts!! We'll save you a good seat!!! Kentucky Opry Theatre

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

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