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Kentucky Opry Presents: John Conlee

Sep 29, 2023 - 7pm
Kentucky Opry // 88 Chilton Ln - Benton
270-527-3869

This event takes place at the Kentucky Opry, located just off US 641 North in Draffenville. For additional information about this show, call 270-527-3869.


Moonlight Movie Night

Sep 29, 2023 - Time TBA
Memorial Park Amphitheater // 1072 5th Ave. SE - Calvert City
https://www.calvertcityky.gov

The community of Calvert City will be offering FREE family movie nights under the stars all summer long! Movies will vary, bring lawn chairs, and golf carts welcome!


Dusty Bottoms

Sep 29, 2023 - 6:30pm - 10:30pm
Buzzard Rock // 985 Buzzard Rock Road - Kuttawa
270-388-7925

Live music from Buzzard Rock Cafe and Low Down Buzzard Bar along the shores of Lake Barkley. Come join the fun each weekend through October 6!


Out of the Darkness Walk to Prevent Suicide

Sep 30, 2023 - 8:00am
MSU Parks Hall // 15th & Main Street - Murray
270-809-6944

The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about. Check-in time is 8am, walk begins at 9am. Located at Murray State's Sparks Hall at 15th and Main Streets in Murray.


Kentucky Opry Presents: Loretta Lynn Tribute with Emily Portman

Sep 30, 2023 - 7pm
Kentucky Opry // 88 Chilton Ln - Benton
270-527-3869

This event takes place at the Kentucky Opry, located just off US 641 North in Draffenville. For additional information about this show, call 270-527-3869.


Ethan Torsak

Sep 30, 2023 - 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
https://fatdaddysfun.com/

The 2023 summer concert series at Fat Daddy's on Kentucky Lake has no cover charge! Come by boat or by land - enjoy live entertainment, food and drinks on Kentucky Lake.


Sullivan 3

Sep 30, 2023 - 6pm - 10pm
Buzzard Rock // 985 Buzzard Rock Road - Kuttawa
270-388-7925

Live music from Buzzard Rock Cafe and Low Down Buzzard Bar along the shores of Lake Barkley. Come join the fun each weekend through October 6!


Murray State Football vs. Indiana State

Sep 30, 2023 - Time TBA
Roy Stewart Stadium // Gilbert Graves Drive - Murray
https://www.goracers.com

This season marks the first for Murray State Football in the Missouri Valley Conference, the toughest league in NCAA Division I FCS. The Racers will host Indiana State in their first conference game of the season. For tickets, visit goracers.com.


Murray State Family Weekend

Sep 29, 2023 thru Oct 1, 2023 -
Murray State // Chestnut Street - Murray
https://www.murraystate.edu/familyweekend/

Murray State welcomes all student families to Family Weekend! Visit this link for a complete schedule of events.


Pink Night

Oct 6, 2023 - Time TBA
Memorial Park // 1072 5th Ave SE - Calvert City
https://www.calvertcityky.gov

October is breast cancer awareness month and we invite you to join us for a night of remembrance and celebration!


Kentucky Opry Presents: Bluegrass Night - Free Show

Oct 6, 2023 - 7pm
Kentucky Opry // 88 Chilton Ln - Benton
270-527-3869

This event takes place at the Kentucky Opry, located just off US 641 North in Draffenville. For additional information about this show, call 270-527-3869.


Richey Lindsay

Oct 6, 2023 - 6:30pm - 10:30pm
Buzzard Rock // 985 Buzzard Rock Road - Kuttawa
270-388-7925

Live music from Buzzard Rock Cafe and Low Down Buzzard Bar along the shores of Lake Barkley. Come join the fun each weekend through October 6!


Damwrights

Oct 6, 2023 - 6pm - 9pm
Thirsty Turtle Tavern // 265 Nautical Drive - Grand Rivers
270-362-1830

Come join the fun at Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay Resort in Grand Rivers. Live music will be featured throughout the season. No cover charge!


Calvert City Fun Fest

Oct 7, 2023 - Time TBA
Memorial Park // 1072 5th Ave SE - Calvert City
https://www.calvertcityky.gov

This annual event features arts & crafts vendors, food trucks, disc golf tournament, live music, inflatables, kids activities, and more.


LakeChem's Harvest Fest

Oct 7, 2023 - 2:30pm - Dusk
Central Park // Gil Hopson Drive - Murray
https://www.facebook.com/MurrayCallowayCoParks

LakeChem Community Federal Credit Union is proud to sponsor Harvest Fest at Murray's Central Park. All events are free of charge. Some of the events include food trucks, pumpkin painting, petting zoo, inflatables, class fall festival games, pony rides, reptile display, face painting, magician, and family photos. Also showing at dusk - The Nightmare Before Christmas at the Rotary Ampitheater! Come join all the family-friendly fun - free of charge - October 7th.


Food Truck Fridays

May 5, 2023 thru Oct 7, 2023 - Each Friday
Memorial Park Amphitheater // 1072 5th Ave SE - Calvert City
270-395-7138

Lunch or Dinner is served! During the spring and summer months on Fridays, visit Memorial Park in Calvert City for a variety of food truck eatery options! During those cooler fall months, you can visit the same park for dinner! Anything from kettle corn, street tacos, BBQ, and ethnic cuisine can be found on these yummy days!


Hazel Day Celebration

Oct 6, 2023 thru Oct 7, 2023 - Noon to 7pm
Downtown Hazel // Main Street - Hazel

Enjoy two days of family-friendly festival fun! The parade will be held Saturday at 10am. Family-friendly movie night at the Hazel Community center. Enjoy live music from Sticky Sweet Sugar Beats from 4pm to 7pm. A car show will be happening Saturday morning along with a petting zoo and pony rides. Food, arts and crafts, vendors and more both days.


Loosewheel

Oct 7, 2023 - 6pm - 9pm
Thirsty Turtle Tavern // 265 Nautical Drive - Grand Rivers
270-362-1830

Come join the fun at Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay Resort in Grand Rivers. Live music will be featured throughout the season. No cover charge!


The Beatles All Request Show

Oct 7, 2023 - 7pm
Badgett Playhouse // 1838 J H O'Bryan Ave - Grand Rivers
1-888-362-4223

This one is for the Band! They've asked and now you shall receive! Two hours of "The Beatles", all request music!! Try and "stump" the band! Hear your favorites, and some you may have never heard before. Sure to be an entertaining night with Terry Mike and the "Band". Doors will open at 6:30pm and the show will begin at 7PM. For tickets, call 1-888-362-4223.


West Kentucky Chuck Wagon Races

Oct 4, 2023 thru Oct 8, 2023 - Various Times
Chuck Wagon Track // 1560 Cherry Corner Road - Murray
270-293-4627

The West Kentucky Chuck Wagon Races kick off this year October 4-8! Schedule of events:

Wed. Oct. 4 - Barrel Racing - 7pm
Thur. Oct. 5 - Team Sorting - 6pm

Fri. Oct. 6

Classic Cowgirl Ranch Rodeo - 5pm
Open Ladies' Ranch Rodeo - 6pm
Ranch Rodeo - 7:30pm
Live Music

Sat. Oct. 7

Team Roping - 9am
Chuck Wagon Races - 2pm
St. Jude Live Auction - 6pm
Ranch Rodeo - 7:30pm
Live Music

Sun. Oct. 8

Cowboy Church - 8am
Junior Ranch Rodeo - 9am
Breakaway Roping - 11:30am
Chuckwagon Races - 1pm
Awards Ceremony immediately following the races.

For admission prices and for more information, call Darren at 270-293-4627.


Kentucky Opry Presents: Gene Watson

Oct 14, 2023 - 7pm
Kentucky Opry // 88 Chilton Ln - Benton
270-527-3869

This event takes place at the Kentucky Opry, located just off US 641 North in Draffenville. For additional information about this show, call 270-527-3869.


Hunter's Moon Festival

Oct 14, 2023 - 9am - 6pm
Little Lake Park // J H O'Bryan Ave. - Grand Rivers
https://www.grandrivers.org

One of the region's best fall festivals in Grand Rivers, Kentucky. Too much to list here, so visit https://www.grandrivers.org for a complete listing of all activities and events!


Shop-O-Rama Cruise-O-Rama

Oct 14, 2023 - Time TBA
Shop-O-Rama in Calvert City // 878 5th Ave. - Calvert City
270-395-4818

Take a cruise to Shop-O-Rama in Calvert City! Fun and fellowship with friendly car enthusiasts is just a bonus!


47th Annual Trigg County Country Ham Festival

Oct 13, 2023 thru Oct 14, 2023 - 10am - 10pm
Downtown Cadiz // Main Street - Cadiz
https://www.TriggCountyCountryHamFestival.com

Over 225 Vendors will be on site with music going on all two days with Special Musical Entertainment on Friday and Saturday Nights. Carnival rides and games available Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Country Ham Contest, Car and Truck Show, Favorite Festival Foods available, Fireworks, and too much to list here. Ham Festís official hours are Friday and Saturday, 10am to approx. 10pm


Benton's Scary Scurry

Oct 14, 2023 - Time TBA
Benton Court Square // Downtown - Benton
1-800-467-7145

Hit the downtown Benton area for a spooky time! Kids activities, golf cart parade, costume contests, candy cart row and more!


Downtown Farmers Market

May 20, 2023 thru Oct 14, 2023 - 7a - Noon
Downtown Murray // Maple Street - Murray
http://www.murraymainstreet.org

Enjoy between 40 and 60 vendors selling baked goods, produce, crafts, and so much more. The event is held each Saturday through October in downtown Murray.


Murray State Football vs. Southern Illinois (Homecoming)

Oct 14, 2023 - Time TBA
Roy Stewart Stadium // Gilbert Graves Drive - Murray
https://www.goracers.com

This season marks the first for Murray State Football in the Missouri Valley Conference, the toughest league in NCAA Division I FCS. The Racers will host regional rival Southern Illinois for Homecoming. For tickets, visit goracers.com.


Healing & Arts Fall Festival

Oct 14, 2023 thru Oct 15, 2023 - Various Times
Calvert City Civic Center / Doctors Park // 991 5th Ave. SE - Calvert City
https://thegoodwuhealingandartsfestival.weebly.com/

The Good Wu Healing & Arts Festival will take place Saturday, October 14 from 9am to 5pm and Sunday, October 15 from 10am to 4pm at Calver City Civic Center and Doctor's Park. Enjoy holistic health, functional medicine, healing sessions, organic foods, music and performances, giveaways and more. Admission is free with free parking at this indoor-outdoor event!


Kentucky Opry Presents: Gospel Night

Oct 20, 2023 - 7pm
Kentucky Opry // 88 Chilton Ln - Benton
270-527-3869

This event takes place at the Kentucky Opry, located just off US 641 North in Draffenville. For additional information about this show, call 270-527-3869.


Amelia's Run for Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates

Oct 21, 2023 - 7:30am - Noon
Grand Rivers Chamber Office // J H O'Bryan Ave - Grand Rivers
https://www.grandrivers.org

Amelia's Run for Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates is held on the third Saturday of October. The event honors the memory of our dear friend, Amelia Brown Wilson while raising awareness and funds for KODA. The run features a 10km, 5km, and Kid's Run. It remains under the direction of Durbin Race Management, and is hosted by incredible volunteers from the Grand Rivers area; most of whom knew and loved Amelia Wilson. For more details, visit grandrivers.org.


Kentucky Comedy Festival

Oct 19, 2023 thru Oct 21, 2023 - Thu-Fri 7:30p; Sat 4:30/8:30pm
Wrather Hall at Murray State // University Drive - Murray
http://www.kentuckycomedyfestival.com

The Kentucky Comedy Festival is coming up Thursday, October 19 through Saturday, October 21 at the newly renovated Wrather Hall on on the campus of Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky! Tickets for each night are available at www.KentuckyComedyFestival.com. We have a great lineup of comedians with Henry Cho, Kevin Farley, Brad Upton, Tammy Pescatelli, Derrick Stroup, White Trash Cinderella Lace Larrabee, Eric O'Shea, Katherine Blanford, Jasmine Ellis, the Kentucky Corp Jester Mark Klein and Murray based comedians Jeremiah Martin and Jamaal Gardner! Our comedians have been regulars on "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon, the Grand Ole Opry, Comedy Central, Showtime, and Dry Bar Comedy!


Kentucky Lake Bowfishing Series

Oct 21, 2023 - 7pm - 3am
PL Outdoors // 8740 Highway 79 North - Buchanan
423-653-8655

PL Outdoorsman in Buchanan is excited to host several bowfishing tournaments in 2023. The entry fee is $100 for four man teams, open trailer, and side pots. 100% payout! All tournaments are 7pm to 3am. Tournament dates are:

October 31 - The Big 1, 2, 3

For additional info, call 423-653-8655


Aurora Chainsaw Carving Competition

Oct 20, 2023 thru Oct 21, 2023 - 8am - 5pm
Kenlake State Park // 542 Kenlake Road - Aurora
270-205-1501

Aurora's Sawing Logs and Chainsaw Carving Competition & Wacky Women's World coming October 20 - 21, 2023 at Kenlake State Resort Park & Tennis Center.

Wacky Women's World
Friday Oct. 20th: 11AM - 5PM
Saturday Oct. 21st: 10AM - 3PM

Chainsaw Carving:
Friday Oct. 20th: 8AM - 6PM
Saturday Oct. 21st: 8AM - 2PM
Saturday, Oct. 21st: One hour quick carve at 3PM
Saturday, Oct. 21st: Auction begins at 5PM.

For more information, visit the Facebook page www.facebook.com/AuroraKentuckyWACPAC or text 270-205-1501 or 270-493-0652


Kentucky Opry Presents: Comedian Etta May

Oct 28, 2023 - 7pm
Kentucky Opry // 88 Chilton Ln - Benton
270-527-3869

This event takes place at the Kentucky Opry, located just off US 641 North in Draffenville. For additional information about this show, call 270-527-3869.


Julie Buford Band Duo

Oct 28, 2023 - 6pm - 9pm
Thirsty Turtle Tavern // 265 Nautical Drive - Grand Rivers
270-362-1830

Come join the fun at Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay Resort in Grand Rivers. Live music will be featured throughout the season. No cover charge!


Grand Rivers Trunk or Treat

Oct 31, 2023 - 5pm - 7pm
Grand Rivers Community Center // 155 West Cumberland Ave - Grand Rivers
https://www.grandrivers.org

The Grand Rivers Trunk-Or-Treat always takes place on Halloween from 5 PM - 7 PM at the Grand Rivers Community Center. Residents, businesses, and community members set up "treat stations" indoors and out that are decorated and the booth workers dress in costume! This has been called one of the best "Trunk or Treats" in the lakes area and takes place no matter the weather or day of the week!


Kentucky Opry Presents: Bluegrass Night - Free Show

Nov 3, 2023 - 7pm
Kentucky Opry // 88 Chilton Ln - Benton
270-527-3869

This event takes place at the Kentucky Opry, located just off US 641 North in Draffenville. For additional information about this show, call 270-527-3869.


Murray State Football vs. Southern Illinois (Homecoming)

Nov 4, 2023 - Time TBA
Roy Stewart Stadium // Gilbert Graves Drive - Murray
https://www.goracers.com

This season marks the first for Murray State Football in the Missouri Valley Conference, the toughest league in NCAA Division I FCS. The Racers will host North Dakota. For tickets, visit goracers.com.


Kentucky Opry Presents: Terry Lee & the Rock a Boogie Band

Nov 11, 2023 - 7pm
Kentucky Opry // 88 Chilton Ln - Benton
270-527-3869

This event takes place at the Kentucky Opry, located just off US 641 North in Draffenville. For additional information about this show, call 270-527-3869.


Holiday Artisan Market

Nov 11, 2023 - 9am - 4pm
Grand Rivers Community Center // 155 W Cumberland Ave - Grand Rivers
https://www.grandrivers.org

The Holiday Artisan Market takes place on the second Saturday at the Grand Rivers Community Center with local crafters, and artists offering specialty gifts, gourmet baskets, and more for the holiday season. Admission is free for attendees.


Holiday Open House

Nov 10, 2023 thru Nov 11, 2023 - All Day
Throughout Benton // Throughout Benton - Benton
1-800-467-7145

Get into the holiday spirit by shopping local! Local retailers and merchants will be hosting specials sales for the event so it's a great opportunity to get a jump start on those Christmas gifts.


Kentucky Opry Presents: Gospel Night - Free Show

Nov 17, 2023 - 7pm
Kentucky Opry // 88 Chilton Ln - Benton
270-527-3869

This event takes place at the Kentucky Opry, located just off US 641 North in Draffenville. For additional information about this show, call 270-527-3869.


Murray State Football vs. Southern Illinois (Homecoming)

Nov 18, 2023 - Time TBA
Roy Stewart Stadium // Gilbert Graves Drive - Murray
https://www.goracers.com

This season marks the first for Murray State Football in the Missouri Valley Conference, the toughest league in NCAA Division I FCS. The Racers will host former OVC foe Youngstown State for the final home game of the season. For tickets, visit goracers.com.


Thanksgiving Turkey Trot 5K

Nov 23, 2023 - 6a-9a
Central Park // Gil Hopson Drive - Murray
https://www.mblc.club

Enjoy this early morning 5K on Thanksgiving Day at Murray's Central Park! Check in is at 6am, race starts at 7:30am.


Kentucky Opry Presents: Christmas Show

Nov 25, 2023 - 7pm
Kentucky Opry // 88 Chilton Ln - Benton
270-527-3869

This event takes place at the Kentucky Opry, located just off US 641 North in Draffenville. For additional information about this show, call 270-527-3869.


Jack Harlow - No Place Like Home Tour

Dec 1, 2023 - Time TBA
CFSB Center // 1401 KY-121 - Murray
https://www.ticketmaster.com/JackHarlow

Jack Harlow will be making a stop at Murray State's CFSB Center as a part of his No Place Like Home tour Friday, December 1. Harlow is known for his hit singles "What's Poppin'", "First Class" and his latest album "Jackman".


Kentucky Opry Presents: Sammy Kershaw

Dec 1, 2023 - 7pm
Kentucky Opry // 88 Chilton Ln - Benton
270-527-3869

This event takes place at the Kentucky Opry, located just off US 641 North in Draffenville. For additional information about this show, call 270-527-3869.


Christmas in Calvert & Lions Club Lighted Christmas Parade

Dec 2, 2023 - Time TBA
Memorial Park // 1072 5th Ave SE - Calvert City
https://www.calvertcityky.gov

Get into the Christmas spirit with this cheerful event. Tree lighting, Christmas character sightings, FREE hot chocolate, and a lighted Christmas parade!


Kentucky Opry Presents: Bluegrass Night

Dec 2, 2023 - 7pm
Kentucky Opry // 88 Chilton Ln - Benton
270-527-3869

This event takes place at the Kentucky Opry, located just off US 641 North in Draffenville. For additional information about this show, call 270-527-3869.


Dave's Jingle Dash 5K, 10K, & Fun Walk

Dec 3, 2023 - Time TBA
Memorial Park // 1072 5th Ave SE - Calvert City
https://www.calvertcityky.gov

This Christmas themed 5K, 10K, and Fun Walk is a great way to show your Christmas spirit! Pull out that Christmas decor, ugly Christmas sweaters and get to jogging. Pre-Register available or register when you get there that morning! Visit https://calvertcityky.gov/ for more details!


Kentucky Opry Presents: School Day & Senior Day Christmas Shows

Dec 5, 2023 - 10am & 1:30pm
Kentucky Opry // 88 Chilton Ln - Benton
270-527-3869

This event takes place at the Kentucky Opry, located just off US 641 North in Draffenville. For additional information about this show, call 270-527-3869.


Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" Dinner Party

Dec 8, 2023 - Time TBA
Location TBD // - Benton
1-800-467-7145

This costume dinner party is an interactive evening of a "A Christmas Carol." Join us for a night of music, drink, entertainment, and a Scrooge of a night!


Benton's Christmas Community Celebration

Dec 9, 2023 - Time TBA
Benton Court Square // Downtown - Benton
1-800-467-7145

This community Christmas event is FREE for the public to attend. Walk the court square for lots of kid friendly activities including Christmas craft making, holiday sweets and treats, a visit with Santa.


Kenlake's Winter Wonderland Christmas Bazaar

Dec 9, 2023 - Time TBA
Kenlake State Park // 542 Kenlake Road - Hardin
270-474-2211

A variety of arts and crafts vendors set up at this event providing an opportunity to shop for locally made gifts during the holiday season! Visit the WACPAC Facebook page for more details!


Kentucky Opry Presents: Christmas Show Matinee

Dec 9, 2023 - 2pm
Kentucky Opry // 88 Chilton Ln - Benton
270-527-3869

This event takes place at the Kentucky Opry, located just off US 641 North in Draffenville. For additional information about this show, call 270-527-3869.


Kentucky Opry Presents: Christmas Show Matinee

Dec 16, 2023 - 7pm
Kentucky Opry // 88 Chilton Ln - Benton
270-527-3869

This event takes place at the Kentucky Opry, located just off US 641 North in Draffenville. For additional information about this show, call 270-527-3869.


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