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audience DEC 6
Senior Food & Fun Christmas Matinee at Kentucky Opry
Draffenville, KY.
Showtimes 11:15 or 2:30. Lunch choice at Majestic, Ponderosa or Habanero (Lunch & Show $18, Show only $8.

  WEB LINK | Phone: (270) 527-3869
at Carson Center
Paducah, KY
iLuminate™ is an entertainment technology company that combines state-of- the-art technology with electrifying entertainers who perform in the dark to create the ultimate performing arts experience. Founded by dancer and software engineer Miral Kotb, iLuminate™ enables performers, choreographers, engineers, technicians, stylists and artistic directors to produce explosive performances with customized wireless lighting programs. The results are extraordinary lighting effects choreographed with phenomenal dance moves that take viewers on an exhilarating ride. 6:30pm. Thursday

   WEB LINK | Phone:270.450-4444

OCT 5 -15
The Hobbit at Market House
Paducah, KY
A new adaptation of the classic tale, The Hobbit. Bilbo Baggins is a comfortably well-off hobbit with a love for rousing adventure stories.  So when Gandalf the wizard knocks at Bilbo's door, bringing with him a company of dwarfs, and a contract for an adventure to recover the lost treasure of Lonely Mountain. Bilbo's love of a good story gets the better of him, and before he knows it, he is off on a perilous quest encountering both a magic ring and a frightening creature known as Gollum.

   WEB LINK  | Phone:270- 444-6828

Bluegrass Night at Kentucky Opry
Draffenville, KY.
Performing this month Jack Martin & Good Company and Busted Grass! This is a free show. Showtime 7:30pm.

  WEB LINK | Phone: (270) 527-3869
OCT 6-7-8
Calvert City Drive-IN
Calvert City, KY. 
This Week Features:  
Family Food & Fun , See the Stars    
WEEKENDS ONLY Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Box Office and Grill open at 4:30PM
Double Feature Showing.

   WEB LINK | Phone:270. 395 4660

OCT 6,7,8 & 10
Mother! at Maiden Alley
Paducah, KY
A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence. 
  • Friday, 7:00pm  9:30pm
  • Saturday, 7:00pm  9:30pm
  • Sunday, 4:00pm  7:00pm
  • Tuesday, 7:00pm

   WEB LINK | Phone:270.441.7007

Kid & the King
Grand Rivers, KY. 
Terry Mike Jeffery 
Badgett Playhouse. 7pm.


100 Greatest Country Songs of all Time! at Kentucky Opry
Draffenville, KY.
This show is one of our audience's favorite shows! It is performed by the Kentucky Opry cast.
Adult $16, Seniors $15, Student $10, Child $7.50 
Showtime 7:30pm.

  WEB LINK | Phone: (270) 527-3869
Hocus Pocus at Maiden Alley
Paducah, KY
After three centuries, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem Massachusetts on Halloween night, and it is up to two teen-agers, a young girl, and an immortal cat to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all.
$5 Admission And FREE Small Popcorn!!! 4pm. 

   WEB LINK | Phone:270.441.7007

Sounds of Memphis
Grand Rivers, KY. 

Badgett Playhouse. 2pm.

60's Show
Grand Rivers, KY. 
The Awesome 80's Show featuring cast members of Variety Show.
Badgett Playhouse. 7pm.


OCT 7,14,21,28 - Kuttawa Film Fest
Kuttawa, KY
 At Dusk, we anticipate about 6:30pm, at the Kuttawa Glenn Park (Baseball Field & Playground by Fire Station)Ticket Price: FREE Specialty: All food will be available for purchase from non-profit community groups. Clubs and Organizations include: Atheltic Club, FCCLA, FBLA, FFA and Rainbow Kids.Also, we're holding a costume contest with each movie, with prizes and giveaways! FREE Popcorn to anyone who comes in costume related to the movie for each of the movies.


OCT 7 - Elevate Music Conference
Salem, KY
Come and be equipped, inspired and taught about biblical worship. Jason Stewart from Kentucky Baptist Convention. Free Lunch. Salem Baptist Church


OCT 7 -14
Land Between the Lakes
Golden Pond, KY. 
Nature Station

October 7-8 | 10am-4:30pm | Outdoor Kids Fest


OCT 14 -  Maren Morris in Concert at Lovett
Murray, KY. Rising country star brings The Hero Tour to Murray State's campus.

Tickets $27.50 /$25 / $22.50


OCT 15 - Marshall County Exceptional Center Open House
Benton, KY. 
1-4 pm
Join them for fellowship, refreshments, MCEC individual performances and live music by area gospel groups.  There will also be a cake, pie & custom furniture auction.
Please Call  with any question or if you would like to donate an item.

| Phone:  270-  (270) 527 -1327  

OCT 14 -  Southside Men's Get Together/Lunch
Paducah, KY. Group of men who grew up, lived on Paducah's Southside & went to school together in the 1920's-'40's get together to visit & eat.  Calvary Baptist Church

| Phone:  270-  (270) 898-2489

OCT 20 & 21 Aurora Festival
Aurora, KY
 A 3-Day festival will be held  October 20th through 22nd in Aurora, Kentucky.  Festival will feature arts, 7 crafts, parade at  11:00 am  on Saturday, antique and flea markets, local musical entertainment, demonstrations and much more.
For more information or to set up a booth. 

| Phone: Call  270-364-8467  or 270-354-9964

OCT 20 & 21 
Draffenville, KY
Make plans to attend this family friendly festival celebrating our outdoor heritage at   Mike Miller Park
Events:  Score a Whitetail, WHO Photography Exhibit, Bike Trail Opening Ride,Ducks Unlimited Wildlife Calling Contest, Heritage Concert, Youth Fishing Derby,
Hunter Education Rangy Day, Clarks River Family Float. Also Silent Auction, Kid Friendly Activities, Door Prizes, Vendors and Exhibitors.
There are also sponsorship opportunities & volunteer opportunities

   WEB LINK | Phone: (270) 493-6196

Martina McBride coming to Carson Center on 
Nov 30,2017
Pad ucah, KY.

Tickets are on Sale Now!

  WEB LINK | Phone: (270) 450-4444

Christmas in Branson! Filling up fast!
7 Fabulous Shows Dec 11-14, 2017
Andy Williams Christmas
Down Home Country
Oh Happy Day
The Haygoods Christmas
Miracle of Christmas
Presley's Christmas Jubilee
Brett Family Christmas

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


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

"All About Gourds" Juried Exhibition
The Icehouse Gallery is now accepting entries for this year's "All About Gourds" juried gourd art exhibition. The show opens on the day of the Gourd Festival on Saturday, September 16 and continues through October 14 The Icehouse has made changes to this year's exhibition. They're eliminating all of the categories from previous exhibitions and creating just one category for all entries. Best of Show winner will be awarded a $200 cash prize. 

| WEB LINK  | Phone: (270) 247-6971

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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