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Jul 3, 2022 - 1:30-5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


National Symbol Showdown

Jul 3, 2022 - 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

The bald eagle became our national symbol in 1782, but what if we had to choose all over again? Which animal do you think would be best? Meet our resident eagle and several other native animals who think they would make good candidates for this honor. Then cast your vote for the best national symbol! Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Fireworks at Lake Barkley State Park

Jul 3, 2022 - Dusk
Lake Barkley State Park // 3500 State Park Road - Cadiz
270-924-1131

Lake Barkley State Park will host fireworks from the beach area. The show begins at dusk. Best viewed from Little River by boat.


Watermelon Feast: Sunday Funday

Jul 3, 2022 - 11:30 a.m. to Noon
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Everyone loves having fun and today it's time to feast! Join the animals in celebrating the Fourth of July with a watermelon picnic. Watch our wolves, coyotes, and more chow down on their watermelon! Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


'Light Up The SKy' - Fireworks from Moors Resort

Jul 3, 2022 - Dark
Moors Resort // 570 Moors Road - Gilbertsville
270-362-8361

Moors Resort will be featuring "Light Up The Sky" fireworks show from the resort on Kentucky Lake. Best viewing from the waters of Kentucky Lake near Moors.


Waterview Fireworks from Holiday Hills

Jul 3, 2022 - Dusk
Holiday Hills Resort // Eddy Creek - Lake Barkley - Eddyville
270-388-5253

Holiday Hills Resort will be shooting off fireworks on July 3rd at dusk. Only overnight guests of Holiday Hills can enter the resort property during this time - although the fireworks can be viewed from the water by boat along Eddy Creek.


Filling The Night Sky

Jul 3, 2022 - 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Fireworks is not the only way we can fill the night sky on the Fourth of July. Come join us at the Homeplace 1850's Farm as we make paper lanterns that float into the sky using hot air. The beautiful creations can make a wonderful display. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Garden to Table: Sunday Dinner

Jul 3, 2022 - 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Oh my goodness! The Fourth of July isn't until tomorrow, but we are already celebrating. Two words: Fried Chicken! Come on and help us get ready for our big picnic tomorrow by frying up some chicken and making slaw fresh from the garden. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Legacy

Jul 4, 2022 - 1:30-8:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Sunset Canoe Trip

Jul 3, 2022 thru Jul 4, 2022 - Sat & Sun 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Join us for a relaxed paddle as we explore the nooks and crannies of one of Lake Barkley's scenic bays. We will search the waters and shorelines for wildlife such as osprey, eagles, beavers, egrets, frogs, and songbirds. Enjoy a feast for the eyes and ears as the sun dips below the trees and nature's evening chorus comes to life. $30 per canoe. Registration limited. Reservation and full deposit required. Call 270-924-2020 to reserve your space and for location information.


All American Scavenger Hunt

Jul 2, 2022 thru Jul 4, 2022 - Daily 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Pick up a scavenger hunt and be on the lookout for animals and plants found only in America! You'll have to use your senses to discover these all-American critters. When you've completed your scavenger hunt, turn it in for a fun prize! Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Fireworks from Prizer Point

Jul 4, 2022 - Dusk
Prizer Point // 1777 Prizer Point Road - Cadiz
270-522-3752

Prizer Point / Kentucky Lakes KOA will be having fireworks from the resort located on Lake Barkley at Hurricane Creek.


'Red White & Boom' at Birdsong Resort

Jul 1, 2022 thru Jul 4, 2022 - Throughout the Day
Birdsong Resort // 255 Marina Road - Camden
731-584-7880

This four-day long celebration of America's Freedom will feature a ton of fun for the entire family. Music all weekend long from Jimmy Church Band, Neil Brock & The Cover Ups, Brothers Blue, J. Edwards, and Steve & Willie X. There will be a luau event at Birdsong's pool, a boat parade, "open grill", boat races, kid's fishing rodeo, and the fireworks show on July 4th at 9pm. Visit www.birdsong.com for the most up-to-date information and tickets.


Ameribration Celebration

Jul 4, 2022 - 10:00 a.m. to Dark
Calvert City Memorial Park // 1072 5th Avenue - Calvert City
calvertcity.com

Join the fun on July 4 at Calvert City's Ameribration Celebration at Calvert City Memorial Park! Events schedule:

10 AM - 7 PM - Arts and Crafts
10 AM - 7 PM - Food Trucks
ALL DAY - Splash Fountain Fun
12 PM - 8 PM - Live Music, featuring:
- 12 PM - Candace Gunn
- 1 PM - Evans Girls
- 2 PM - Cody Campbell
- 4 PM - Tommy Akers
- 5 PM - Kalib Swift & Kolt Gibson
- 7 PM - Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic
10 AM - Cornhole Tournament
10 AM - 6 PM - Free Inflatables
10 AM - 9 PM - Yard Games
7 PM - Free Watermelon
5:50 PM - Ameri-RUN (5th Ave) with Monti Collins and Jason Jones!
4:45 PM - Parade Lineup at Pathway Baptist Church
6 PM - Parade
Dusk - Fireworks


The Murray Bank Fireworks Extravaganza

Jul 4, 2022 - 9:00 p.m.
North Murray // North Part of Town - Murray
tourmurray.com

The Murray Bank Fireworks Extravaganza can be viewed from the area around Kroger, Wal-Mart, and Lowe's along US 641 and Kentucky 121. Show starts at 9pm!


Freedom Fest

Jul 1, 2022 thru Jul 4, 2022 - Various Times
Throughout Murray // Throughout Town - Murray
tourmurray.com

Freedom Fest returns to Murray July 1-4 with several events scheduled throughout town.

July 1 - Murray Art Guild Summer Party - 6pm to 8pm
July 2 - Downtown Farmer's Market - 7am to Noon
July 2 - 15th & Olive Live! - 5pm to 9pm
Featuring the music of Soul Dog, Steve Green & Friends, and Olivia Faye
July 4 - Veteran's Remembrance Ceremony - 7am at Chestnut Park
July 4 - Gary Taylor Memorial Breakfast - 7am to 9:30am - First Methodist Church
July 4 - Freedom Fest Parade - 9am - along Main Street
July 4 - MSU Town & Gown Community Band & Chorus - 6:30pm - Lovett Lawn
July 4 - The Murray Bank Fireworks Extravaganza - 9pm


HOOTenanny

Jul 4, 2022 - 11:30 a.m. to Noon
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Join our naturalists for a program dedicated to our favorite nocturnal singers - our owls! Meet our resident owls up close and learn how they survive in their nocturnal world, and what makes each species unique! Admission on to the Nature Station on June 11 is free for that day only.


July 4th Flag Craft

Jul 4, 2022 - 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Eagles, rattlesnakes, bison, and deer have all been featured on flags! Celebrate Independence Day weekend by creating your own flag. We even have examples of some real flags that feature animals for inspiration. What animal will you choose to represent you? Admission on to the Nature Station on June 11 is free for that day only.


Great American Turtle Race

Jul 4, 2022 - 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Ready... set... SLOOOOOOWWWW! Get ready for thrilling races between the tiny turtle champions of the Nature Station! Bring the family and root for your favorite shelled reptile. Also learn how you can help turtles that take to the road in your neighborhood! Admission on to the Nature Station on June 11 is free for that day only.


Independence Day Weekend Celebration

Jul 2, 2022 thru Jul 4, 2022 - 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Join us at the Homeplace as we celebrate Independence Day 1850s style July 2-4. There will be stick horse races, pie, hot air balloons, games, crafts and so much more! At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Stick Horse Races

Jul 2, 2022 thru Jul 4, 2022 - 11 a.m. to Noon; 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Hop on one of our valiant steeds and join in the stick horse races that will be held throughout the day, win or lose it is bound to be a lot of fun! You will also learn about the history of horse racing in Tennessee. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Up, Up & Away!

Jul 4, 2022 - 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

We will be enjoying some of the marvels of science this Independence Day. Come join us send our hot air balloon off towards the cosmos. Learn about the way hot air raises above cold air with an exciting display. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Treat The Sheep

Jul 4, 2022 - 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Right after we wake-up the farm on Tuesdays, we give our sheep a little special love in the form of sheep treats! No, we don't give our sheep treats every day, that would be baaaaaad, but once a week? Yes sir, yes sir, three bags full! It's a treat for our sheep and our visitors. Don't forget your camera! At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Games and Graces

Jul 4, 2022 - 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

The chores are all done and it's time to play! Test your might, skill and wits with the popular pastimes of the 1850s. Perhaps you'll try your hand at Horseshoes. See if you can catch the hoop in a game of Graces, or compete with your friends and family in a good old-fashioned Tug-of-War! All this and more when it's game time on the farm. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Mule Spa

Jul 4, 2022 - 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Know anything about mules? Would you like to? Be on the farm Tuesday afternoon, and get ready to relax with The Big Guy, our mule Todd. Todd gets groomed and brushed every day, but Tuesday is Todd Appreciation Day, and we lay it on extra thick. Come out and bring your smile, you are going to need it. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Up, Up & Away!

Jul 4, 2022 - 10:30 to 11 a.m.; 2 to 2:30 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

We will be enjoying some of the marvels of science this Independence Day. Come join us send our hot air balloon off towards the cosmos. Learn about the way hot air raises above cold air with an exciting display. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Anna Lynn Ferris Band

Jul 5, 2022 - 1:30-5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Patriotic Poultry

Jul 5, 2022 - 11:30 a.m. to Noon
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Birds come in all shapes, sizes, and colors! Come learn about some birds we have that are red, white, and blue! You can even help feed some of our colorful turkeys and learn more about birds in our area. Admission on to the Nature Station on June 11 is free for that day only.


Get Off The Roof!

Jul 5, 2022 - Tuesdays 11:00 a.m. to Noon
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Ready for another Homeplace Tradition? It's one of our most popular demonstrations. You will see some of our "Greatest Hits" on Mondays because we are making SHINGLES! Okay, it's more fun than it sounds, and you will definitely learn a useful skill. Shingles aren't just for the roof anymore! At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


What Is This Thing?

Jul 5, 2022 - Tuesdays 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Our farm is filled with widgets, whatsits, thingamajigs, and brick-a-brack. Since Mondays are our clean-up days, we like to play a fun game with the visitors called "What IS This Thing?" Come and be part of our team while we try to figure out what all this stuff is! At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Ethan Torsak Duo

Jul 6, 2022 - 1:30-5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Dinnertime for Bald Eagle

Jul 6, 2022 - Each Wednesday at 3:30
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Who rules the waters and skies over Land Between the Lakes? The bald eagle, of course! Visit with our resident bald eagles at dinnertime and discover their secrets of survival. Also find out about the successful bald eagle recovery project that brought this majestic bird back from the brink of extinction in this area. Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Nature Journaling

Jul 6, 2022 - 11:00 a.m. to Noon
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Exploring the world around you through the creation of a nature journal was a popular pastime during the 19th century. Come out and learn how to bind and fill a sketchbook that you can use to document your own adventures. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Art on the Farm

Jul 6, 2022 - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

If farmers were able to find the time and had the talent, drawing and painting were easy to do on the 1850s farm. Photographs were often rare and expensive during the 1850s so creative people would use their talents to capture their important moments on paper. Have a sit down and capture some moments on the Farm. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Chris Turner Band

Jul 7, 2022 - 1:30-5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Vulture Culture

Jul 7, 2022 - 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Vultures: are they super gross, just misunderstood, or somewhere in between? Join our naturalists for this fun program where you can get an up-close look at these birds that are crazy for carrion and learn how they play a crucial role in our ecosystem! Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Native Wood Workshop

Jul 7, 2022 - 11:00 a.m. to Noon
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Wood was the most common material on the 1850s farm and working with it was often second nature to the historic farmer. Try your hand at the wood lathe, carving and carpentry the way it used to be done. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Blacksmithing

Jul 7, 2022 - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

It's hammer time at the 1850s farm! We will be demonstrating historical methods of blacksmithing on a bellows operated charcoal forge. Learn about metallurgy during the mid-1800's and explore how a farmer would repair and replace broken and damaged tools. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Summer Concert Series: Cody Campbell Band

Jul 8, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Kentucky Dam Village State Park // 166 Upper Village Drive - Calvert City
270-362-9210

Plan a lovely evening of dining and music with a million-dollar view. Our Summer Concert Series Boasts a variety of Universal Americana musicians who cover a broad range of styles and sounds. On July 8, Cody Campbell Band will be performing.


Greyson

Jul 8, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Red Wolf Treat Time

Jul 8, 2022 - 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Did you know red wolves used to roam between the rivers? Meet this endangered species up close as we give our red wolves a treat. Find out how they became so endangered and what efforts biologists have made to try to save them from extinction. Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


The Neal Diamond Show Featuring Terry Mike Jeffrey

Jul 8, 2022 - 7:00 p.m.
Badgett Playhouse // 1838 J H O'Bryan Ave - Grand Rivers
(888) 362-4223

Come join us for all your favorite Neil Diamond songs featuring Terry Mike Jeffrey. For tickets, call 888-362-4223.


Spinning Wool Into Yarn

Jul 8, 2022 - 11:00 a.m. to Noon
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Every hand is needed to help with picking, scouring and carding our wool fleeces. Then sit by the spinning wheel as it turns, turns, turns, and watch the spinner turn curly fleece into yarn. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Tastes of the Historic South

Jul 8, 2022 - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

We are going to be doing some smelling, listening, looking, touching and even tasting in the kitchen this afternoon. Think beans and cornbread, bacon and eggs, biscuits and butter. You better come on! At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Snake Feeding Sundays

Jul 9, 2022 - 11:30 a.m. to noon
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Most of us enjoy a nice Sunday brunch and so do our snakes! In fact, Sunday brunch is their only meal of the week! Come watch as our rattlesnake, kingsnake, rat snake, and more chow down their mouse-alicious meal. You'll even get to meet one of the snakes up close! Bring your camera for a snake selfie! Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Real Deal

Jul 9, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Ridin Shotgun

Jul 9, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Echo Charlies at Eddy Creek // 7612 KY-93 - Eddyville
eddycreek.com

Some see live music this summer at Echo Charlie's on the grounds of beautiful Eddy Creek Marina Resort! Live entertainment is from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.


Elvis All Request Show Featuring Terry Mike Jeffrey

Jul 9, 2022 - 7:00 p.m.
Badgett Playhouse // 1838 J H O'Bryan Ave - Grand Rivers
(888) 362-4223

ELVIS PRESLEY - ALL REQUEST SHOW featuring Terry Mike Jeffrey! Head to the Badgett Playhouse for an evening of all of your favorite Elvis Presley tunes performed by crowd favorite, Terry Mike Jeffrey! For tickets, call 888-362-4223.


Pickin' & Grinnin'

Jul 9, 2022 - 2:00 p.m.
Badgett Playhouse // 1838 J H O'Bryan Ave - Grand Rivers
(888) 362-4223

Pickin' & Grinnin' at the Badgett Playhouse. Join us for our version of the classic TV variety show "Hee Haw" with classic country music, funny skits and more! For tickets, call 888-362-4223.


Going Batty

Jul 9, 2022 - 11:30 a.m. to Noon
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Are bats dangerous? Or are they beneficial? Discover the truth behind some common myths about one of our most misunderstood creatures: bats. Also, get an update on a White-nose Syndrome, a disease that threatens bats, and how you can help them survive. Admission on to the Nature Station on June 11 is free for that day only.


Bald Is Beautiful: The Bald Eagle

Jul 9, 2022 - 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Bald eagles may not actually be bald, but they certainly are beautiful! Visit with the Nature Station's resident eagle, Tahahente, during her chow time and learn why this bird makes a perfect national symbol for America. We'll also discuss the successful comeback of the bald eagle in Land Between the Lakes and beyond. Admission on to the Nature Station on June 11 is free for that day only.


Let's Get Snappy!

Jul 9, 2022 - 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Come face to face with some of the largest turtles in Land Between the Lakes - the Alligator Snapping Turtle and Common Snapping Turtle. Find out what makes these lake dwellers such good fishermen and how to identify them in the wild. Admission on to the Nature Station on June 11 is free for that day only.


Warping, Woofing, Wefting

Jul 9, 2022 - 10 am to Noon; 1 to 2:30 pm
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

What would a historic farmer do with old clothes that had seen the end of their days? Put them to use in other projects! Weaving on the farm was a folk art tradition that took place frequently and would utilize the materials they had on hand. They would weave everything from new fabrics to repurposing old cloth that could no longer be used. Come out to the farm and try your hand at weaving and take home your own woven piece. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Younder Grove

Jul 10, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


The Southern Gospel Show

Jul 10, 2022 - 2:00 p.m.
Badgett Playhouse // 1838 J H O'Bryan Ave - Grand Rivers
(888) 362-4223

Join us for these special Gospel Shows, where the soaring vocals and talented musicians will have you singing along to your favorite gospel songs and hymns! For tickets, call 888-362-4223.


Dog Days of Summer

Jul 10, 2022 - 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Hot dog! It gets hot in the summer, and when you have fur like wolves and coyotes, you can really feel the heat! How do we keep our canines cool and comfortable in the summer? Join our naturalists for a fun program as we demonstrate some "cool" activities like "doggy ice cream," "who gets the sprinkler," and "who gets mouse popsicles." While you watch our canines have fun in the sun, also learn how you can help your own pets or backyard wildlife during the dog days of summer! Admission on to the Nature Station on June 11 is free for that day only.


Box Turtle Playtime

Jul 10, 2022 - 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Everyone loves having fun and today it's playtime for our box turtles! Watch as they react to an interesting new food item or an exciting new toy and learn more about how the Nature Station cares for its rescued wildlife through fun enrichment activities! Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Golden Harvest

Jul 10, 2022 - 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Fresh vegetables are the best, and they don't get fresher then straight out of the garden. Here at the homeplace we will be harvesting our garden for fresh food to eat and to preserve for winter. Come learn about the amount of land dedicated to a garden and the variety of food it produced. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Mighty Mule

Jul 10, 2022 - 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Todd is an important part of our work force here at the Homeplace. His super strength and brains help us plow the fields, pull carts, wagons and even logs! Meet our Belgian mule and learn how we put all their muscle to good use with their harnessing equipment. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Totally Turtles

Jul 11, 2022 - 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Turtles are so cool! Some can live over 100 years, some can grow over 200 pounds, and some are even nocturnal! Join us to meet several turtle's native to Land Between the Lakes, see what makes each one unique, and even give them a pat on the shell! Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Goodies for Groundhog

Jul 12, 2022 - 11:30 a.m. to Noon
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Come see Nature Station's resident groundhog Clover eat some of her favorite treats during chow time! While we enjoy watching her munch on her lunch, we'll learn about groundhogs and how they survive as one of nature's best burrowers! Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Get Off The Roof!

Jul 12, 2022 - Tuesdays 11:00 a.m. to Noon
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Ready for another Homeplace Tradition? It's one of our most popular demonstrations. You will see some of our "Greatest Hits" on Mondays because we are making SHINGLES! Okay, it's more fun than it sounds, and you will definitely learn a useful skill. Shingles aren't just for the roof anymore! At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


What Is This Thing?

Jul 12, 2022 - Tuesdays 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Our farm is filled with widgets, whatsits, thingamajigs, and brick-a-brack. Since Mondays are our clean-up days, we like to play a fun game with the visitors called "What IS This Thing?" Come and be part of our team while we try to figure out what all this stuff is! At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Dinnertime for Bald Eagle

Jul 13, 2022 - Each Wednesday at 3:30
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Who rules the waters and skies over Land Between the Lakes? The bald eagle, of course! Visit with our resident bald eagles at dinnertime and discover their secrets of survival. Also find out about the successful bald eagle recovery project that brought this majestic bird back from the brink of extinction in this area. Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Nature Journaling

Jul 13, 2022 - 11:00 a.m. to Noon
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Exploring the world around you through the creation of a nature journal was a popular pastime during the 19th century. Come out and learn how to bind and fill a sketchbook that you can use to document your own adventures. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Art on the Farm

Jul 13, 2022 - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

If farmers were able to find the time and had the talent, drawing and painting were easy to do on the 1850s farm. Photographs were often rare and expensive during the 1850s so creative people would use their talents to capture their important moments on paper. Have a sit down and capture some moments on the Farm. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Vulture Culture

Jul 14, 2022 - 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Vultures: are they super gross, just misunderstood, or somewhere in between? Join our naturalists for this fun program where you can get an up-close look at these birds that are crazy for carrion and learn how they play a crucial role in our ecosystem! Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Native Wood Workshop

Jul 14, 2022 - 11:00 a.m. to Noon
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Wood was the most common material on the 1850s farm and working with it was often second nature to the historic farmer. Try your hand at the wood lathe, carving and carpentry the way it used to be done. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Blacksmithing

Jul 14, 2022 - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

It's hammer time at the 1850s farm! We will be demonstrating historical methods of blacksmithing on a bellows operated charcoal forge. Learn about metallurgy during the mid-1800's and explore how a farmer would repair and replace broken and damaged tools. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Summer Concert Series: Vintage Station

Jul 15, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Kentucky Dam Village State Park // 166 Upper Village Drive - Calvert City
270-362-9210

Plan a lovely evening of dining and music with a million-dollar view. Our Summer Concert Series Boasts a variety of Universal Americana musicians who cover a broad range of styles and sounds. On July 15, Vintage Station will be performing.


Red Wolf Treat Time

Jul 15, 2022 - 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Did you know red wolves used to roam between the rivers? Meet this endangered species up close as we give our red wolves a treat. Find out how they became so endangered and what efforts biologists have made to try to save them from extinction. Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Movies on the Square: Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Jul 15, 2022 - 8:30 p.m.
Downtown Murray // 5th & Maple Streets - Murray
270-759-9474

Murray Main Street presents Movies on the Square in downtown Murray. The event is free of charge. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets.


The 70s Show

Jul 15, 2022 - 7:00 p.m.
Badgett Playhouse // 1838 J H O'Bryan Ave - Grand Rivers
(888) 362-4223

Remember when music was fun?! A two-hour tribute to Disco, Rock & Roll, Singer-songwriters and a whole lot more! For tickets, call 1-888-362-4223.


Spinning Wool Into Yarn

Jul 15, 2022 - 11:00 a.m. to Noon
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Every hand is needed to help with picking, scouring and carding our wool fleeces. Then sit by the spinning wheel as it turns, turns, turns, and watch the spinner turn curly fleece into yarn. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Tastes of the Historic South

Jul 15, 2022 - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

We are going to be doing some smelling, listening, looking, touching and even tasting in the kitchen this afternoon. Think beans and cornbread, bacon and eggs, biscuits and butter. You better come on! At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Matt Hall &Tailgate Down

Jul 16, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Snake Feeding Sundays

Jul 16, 2022 - 11:30 a.m. to noon
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Most of us enjoy a nice Sunday brunch and so do our snakes! In fact, Sunday brunch is their only meal of the week! Come watch as our rattlesnake, kingsnake, rat snake, and more chow down their mouse-alicious meal. You'll even get to meet one of the snakes up close! Bring your camera for a snake selfie! Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


The Underdogs

Jul 16, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Echo Charlies at Eddy Creek // 7612 KY-93 - Eddyville
eddycreek.com

Some see live music this summer at Echo Charlie's on the grounds of beautiful Eddy Creek Marina Resort! Live entertainment is from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.


The Super 60s Show

Jul 16, 2022 - 2:00 p.m.
Badgett Playhouse // 1838 J H O'Bryan Ave - Grand Rivers
(888) 362-4223

Walk down memory lane through a wide-ranging musical decade that defined a generation. For tickets, call 1-888-362-4223.


The Awesome 80s Show

Jul 16, 2022 - 7:00 p.m.
Badgett Playhouse // 1838 J H O'Bryan Ave - Grand Rivers
(888) 362-4223

Come relive the 80's decade and hear all your favorite songs that defined this generation! Big Hair, Don't Care! For tickets, call 1-888-362-4223.


Cool Critters Day

Jul 16, 2022 - 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Hey kids! Celebrate all creatures "wild and wacky" at Cool Critters Day! Enjoy live animal presentations and learn about exciting and unusual critters. Discover the wacky, glowing world of nocturnal animals. Touch a snake, meet a bat, create a craft, play games and more! Learn about all kinds of exciting and unusual animals from the scientists and naturalists who study them. Make a day of it and bring a picnic lunch!

Special Admission Rates:

$9/Adults - $7/ages 5-17 - 4 and under free
Event will be held rain or shine. Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL.


Leigh July

Jul 17, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Marsupial Munchies

Jul 17, 2022 - 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Opossums sure are awesome! Join us as we meet Marsi, our resident rescued opossum, up close and personal and learn about how you DEFINITELY want one of these underrated marsupials patrolling your backyard! Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Sunday Funday: Bobcat Playtime

Jul 17, 2022 - 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Everyone loves having fun and today it's playtime for our bobcat, Barkley! Watch as he reacts to an interesting new food item or an exciting new toy and learn more about how the Nature Station cares for its rescued wildlife through fun enrichment activities! Located at Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between The Lakes. Admission fees apply.


Cool Music for Hot Weather

Jul 17, 2022 - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Come play some music with us! Learn about historical instruments like the dulcimer, tin whistle, kazoo, and others. You might even leave with a new way to jam! At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Totally Turtles

Jul 18, 2022 - 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Turtles are so cool! Some can live over 100 years, some can grow over 200 pounds, and some are even nocturnal! Join us to meet several turtle's native to Land Between the Lakes, see what makes each one unique, and even give them a pat on the shell! Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Goodies for Groundhog

Jul 19, 2022 - 11:30 a.m. to Noon
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Come see Nature Station's resident groundhog Clover eat some of her favorite treats during chow time! While we enjoy watching her munch on her lunch, we'll learn about groundhogs and how they survive as one of nature's best burrowers! Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Get Off The Roof!

Jul 19, 2022 - Tuesdays 11:00 a.m. to Noon
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Ready for another Homeplace Tradition? It's one of our most popular demonstrations. You will see some of our "Greatest Hits" on Mondays because we are making SHINGLES! Okay, it's more fun than it sounds, and you will definitely learn a useful skill. Shingles aren't just for the roof anymore! At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


What Is This Thing?

Jul 19, 2022 - Tuesdays 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Our farm is filled with widgets, whatsits, thingamajigs, and brick-a-brack. Since Mondays are our clean-up days, we like to play a fun game with the visitors called "What IS This Thing?" Come and be part of our team while we try to figure out what all this stuff is! At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Dinnertime for Bald Eagle

Jul 20, 2022 - Each Wednesday at 3:30
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Who rules the waters and skies over Land Between the Lakes? The bald eagle, of course! Visit with our resident bald eagles at dinnertime and discover their secrets of survival. Also find out about the successful bald eagle recovery project that brought this majestic bird back from the brink of extinction in this area. Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Nature Journaling

Jul 20, 2022 - 11:00 a.m. to Noon
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Exploring the world around you through the creation of a nature journal was a popular pastime during the 19th century. Come out and learn how to bind and fill a sketchbook that you can use to document your own adventures. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Art on the Farm

Jul 20, 2022 - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

If farmers were able to find the time and had the talent, drawing and painting were easy to do on the 1850s farm. Photographs were often rare and expensive during the 1850s so creative people would use their talents to capture their important moments on paper. Have a sit down and capture some moments on the Farm. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Vulture Culture

Jul 21, 2022 - 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Vultures: are they super gross, just misunderstood, or somewhere in between? Join our naturalists for this fun program where you can get an up-close look at these birds that are crazy for carrion and learn how they play a crucial role in our ecosystem! Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Native Wood Workshop

Jul 21, 2022 - 11:00 a.m. to Noon
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Wood was the most common material on the 1850s farm and working with it was often second nature to the historic farmer. Try your hand at the wood lathe, carving and carpentry the way it used to be done. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Blacksmithing

Jul 21, 2022 - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

It's hammer time at the 1850s farm! We will be demonstrating historical methods of blacksmithing on a bellows operated charcoal forge. Learn about metallurgy during the mid-1800's and explore how a farmer would repair and replace broken and damaged tools. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Summer Concert Series: Logan Oakley

Jul 22, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Kentucky Dam Village State Park // 166 Upper Village Drive - Calvert City
270-362-9210

Plan a lovely evening of dining and music with a million-dollar view. Our Summer Concert Series Boasts a variety of Universal Americana musicians who cover a broad range of styles and sounds. On July 22, Logan Oakley will be performing.


Red Wolf Treat Time

Jul 22, 2022 - 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Did you know red wolves used to roam between the rivers? Meet this endangered species up close as we give our red wolves a treat. Find out how they became so endangered and what efforts biologists have made to try to save them from extinction. Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Spinning Wool Into Yarn

Jul 22, 2022 - 11:00 a.m. to Noon
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Every hand is needed to help with picking, scouring and carding our wool fleeces. Then sit by the spinning wheel as it turns, turns, turns, and watch the spinner turn curly fleece into yarn. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Tastes of the Historic South

Jul 22, 2022 - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

We are going to be doing some smelling, listening, looking, touching and even tasting in the kitchen this afternoon. Think beans and cornbread, bacon and eggs, biscuits and butter. You better come on! At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Ledbetter and the Confederate Horses

Jul 23, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Snake Feeding Sundays

Jul 23, 2022 - 11:30 a.m. to noon
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Most of us enjoy a nice Sunday brunch and so do our snakes! In fact, Sunday brunch is their only meal of the week! Come watch as our rattlesnake, kingsnake, rat snake, and more chow down their mouse-alicious meal. You'll even get to meet one of the snakes up close! Bring your camera for a snake selfie! Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Alonzo Pennington

Jul 23, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Echo Charlies at Eddy Creek // 7612 KY-93 - Eddyville
eddycreek.com

Some see live music this summer at Echo Charlie's on the grounds of beautiful Eddy Creek Marina Resort! Live entertainment is from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.


Kentucky Dance Institute Camp

Jul 17, 2022 thru Jul 23, 2022 - Various Times
Murray State // Murray State - Murray
http://kentuckydanceinstitute.org/register

Since its founding in 1953, the Kentucky Dance Institute has helped to spread the joy of folk dancing to all ages. They bring together instructors and dancers from all across the globe to share the magic that dancing together can bring. KDI values inclusion, building life-long friendships and celebrating life through dance. They strive to keep our tuition low and provide multiple options ensuring everyone can attend. All packages include lodging, meals, all daily classes and evening dances as well as the afterparties and games. For registration, tuition and more information about this event please go to http://kentuckydanceinstitute.org/register


Bobcat Boogie

Jul 23, 2022 - 11:30 a.m. to Noon
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

You're not the only one who likes to have fun! Come meet Nature Station's resident wildcat Barkley! Learn about how bobcats live, how common they are in Land Between the Lakes, and check out how our bobcat reacts when we give him a new toy to play with! Located at Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between The Lakes. Admission fees apply.


Lake Monsters!

Jul 23, 2022 - 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Who or what lurks beneath the waves? Join us as we "dive" beneath the surface of the lake and learn about some of the weird, strange, and even large creatures that live in Kentucky and Barkley lakes! You may be surprised by what we find! Admission on to the Nature Station on June 11 is free for that day only.


Sunset Kayak Trip

Jul 23, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Join us for a relaxed paddle as we explore the nooks and crannies of a Lake Barkley scenic bay. We will search the waters and shorelines for wildlife such as osprey, eagles, beavers, egrets, frogs, and songbirds. Enjoy a feast for the eyes and ears as the sun dips below the trees and nature's evening chorus comes to life. $25 per person to use one of our kayaks; $20 per person if you bring your own kayak.

Participants must be age 13 or above.

Reservation and full deposit required. Call 270-924-2020 to reserve your space and for location information.


Golden Harvest

Jul 23, 2022 - 10 to 11am; 1 to 3pm
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Fresh vegetables are the best, and they don't get fresher then straight out of the garden. Here at the homeplace we will be harvesting our garden for fresh food to eat and to preserve for winter. Come learn about the amount of land dedicated to a garden and the variety of food it produced. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Pucker Up - It's Pickle Time

Jul 23, 2022 - 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

We are making pickles today using fresh veggies from our own garden. Sweet? Yep. Dill? Yep. Spicy and fermented? Yep and yep. Are they CRUNCHY? You better believe they're crunchy! Come and try out some 1800s pickle making techniques, and learn the secret to the CRUNCH! At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Woodcarving

Jul 23, 2022 - 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Carving wood can be as creative and relaxing as it is practical. Come see carving demonstrations and talk about the folklore behind one of the most famous types of carving; the woodspirit. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


The Music City Rhythm Connection

Jul 24, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Peewee Predators

Jul 24, 2022 - 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Don't let their small stature fool you, these tiny predators are ferocious! From lightning-fast reflexes to silent ninja like movements, these tiny terrors are some of the most fearsome predators around. Come meet some of our smallest native predators and learn how size isn't everything! at Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between The Lakes. Admission fees apply.


Bunny Playtime: Sunday Funday

Jul 24, 2022 - 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Hey kids! Everyone loves having fun and today it's playtime for our resident rabbit! Watch as he reacts to an interesting new food item or an exciting new toy and learn more about how the Nature Station cares for its rescued wildlife through fun enrichment activities! You'll even get to pet him and see how much he loves chin scratches! Located at Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between The Lakes. Admission fees apply.


Getting Comfortable

Jul 24, 2022 - 10:00 a.m. to Noon
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

We like to be comfortable here on the farm. There is just nothing like sitting around the dinner table with friends and family. But to do that you need chairs. Come join us as we work on making and repairing chairs here on the Homeplace 1850's Farm. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Getting Swept Away

Jul 24, 2022 - 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Brooms can be made from a variety of materials, but the traditional American broom has been made since the 1830's from broomcorn. The sorghum-related plant is grown here at the Homeplace and today the farmers will be starting with the raw "sorghum vulgare" and using traditional methods to make the tool that has kept floors swept clean of dirt and dust for generations. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Totally Turtles

Jul 25, 2022 - 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Turtles are so cool! Some can live over 100 years, some can grow over 200 pounds, and some are even nocturnal! Join us to meet several turtle's native to Land Between the Lakes, see what makes each one unique, and even give them a pat on the shell! Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Goodies for Groundhog

Jul 26, 2022 - 11:30 a.m. to Noon
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Come see Nature Station's resident groundhog Clover eat some of her favorite treats during chow time! While we enjoy watching her munch on her lunch, we'll learn about groundhogs and how they survive as one of nature's best burrowers! Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Dinnertime for Bald Eagle

Jul 26, 2022 - Each Wednesday at 3:30
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Who rules the waters and skies over Land Between the Lakes? The bald eagle, of course! Visit with our resident bald eagles at dinnertime and discover their secrets of survival. Also find out about the successful bald eagle recovery project that brought this majestic bird back from the brink of extinction in this area. Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Get Off The Roof!

Jul 26, 2022 - Tuesdays 11:00 a.m. to Noon
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Ready for another Homeplace Tradition? It's one of our most popular demonstrations. You will see some of our "Greatest Hits" on Mondays because we are making SHINGLES! Okay, it's more fun than it sounds, and you will definitely learn a useful skill. Shingles aren't just for the roof anymore! At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


What Is This Thing?

Jul 26, 2022 - Tuesdays 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Our farm is filled with widgets, whatsits, thingamajigs, and brick-a-brack. Since Mondays are our clean-up days, we like to play a fun game with the visitors called "What IS This Thing?" Come and be part of our team while we try to figure out what all this stuff is! At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Nature Journaling

Jul 27, 2022 - 11:00 a.m. to Noon
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Exploring the world around you through the creation of a nature journal was a popular pastime during the 19th century. Come out and learn how to bind and fill a sketchbook that you can use to document your own adventures. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Art on the Farm

Jul 27, 2022 - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

If farmers were able to find the time and had the talent, drawing and painting were easy to do on the 1850s farm. Photographs were often rare and expensive during the 1850s so creative people would use their talents to capture their important moments on paper. Have a sit down and capture some moments on the Farm. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Vulture Culture

Jul 28, 2022 - 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Vultures: are they super gross, just misunderstood, or somewhere in between? Join our naturalists for this fun program where you can get an up-close look at these birds that are crazy for carrion and learn how they play a crucial role in our ecosystem! Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Steve Prohm Basketball Camp - Youth Camp 2

Jul 25, 2022 thru Jul 28, 2022 - Various Times
CFSB Center // 1401 KY-121 - Murray
steveprohmcamps.com

Join Head Coach Steve Prohm, the Murray State Men's Basketball Coaching Staff and members of the Murray State Men's Basketball Team as they host basketball camps and clinics on the campus of Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky. This camp is Youth Camp 2 for ages 7 through Entering 7th Grade. For more information, visit steveprohmcamps.com.


Native Wood Workshop

Jul 28, 2022 - 11:00 a.m. to Noon
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Wood was the most common material on the 1850s farm and working with it was often second nature to the historic farmer. Try your hand at the wood lathe, carving and carpentry the way it used to be done. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Blacksmithing

Jul 28, 2022 - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

It's hammer time at the 1850s farm! We will be demonstrating historical methods of blacksmithing on a bellows operated charcoal forge. Learn about metallurgy during the mid-1800's and explore how a farmer would repair and replace broken and damaged tools. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Summer Concert Series: Little By Little

Jul 29, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Kentucky Dam Village State Park // 166 Upper Village Drive - Calvert City
270-362-9210

Plan a lovely evening of dining and music with a million-dollar view. Our Summer Concert Series Boasts a variety of Universal Americana musicians who cover a broad range of styles and sounds. On July 29, Little By Little will be performing.


Red Wolf Treat Time

Jul 29, 2022 - 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Did you know red wolves used to roam between the rivers? Meet this endangered species up close as we give our red wolves a treat. Find out how they became so endangered and what efforts biologists have made to try to save them from extinction. Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Spinning Wool Into Yarn

Jul 29, 2022 - 11:00 a.m. to Noon
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Every hand is needed to help with picking, scouring and carding our wool fleeces. Then sit by the spinning wheel as it turns, turns, turns, and watch the spinner turn curly fleece into yarn. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Tastes of the Historic South

Jul 29, 2022 - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

We are going to be doing some smelling, listening, looking, touching and even tasting in the kitchen this afternoon. Think beans and cornbread, bacon and eggs, biscuits and butter. You better come on! At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Ethan Torsak Band

Jul 30, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Snake Feeding Sundays

Jul 30, 2022 - 11:30 a.m. to noon
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Most of us enjoy a nice Sunday brunch and so do our snakes! In fact, Sunday brunch is their only meal of the week! Come watch as our rattlesnake, kingsnake, rat snake, and more chow down their mouse-alicious meal. You'll even get to meet one of the snakes up close! Bring your camera for a snake selfie! Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Tom Peek & Scott Coney

Jul 30, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Echo Charlies at Eddy Creek // 7612 KY-93 - Eddyville
eddycreek.com

Some see live music this summer at Echo Charlie's on the grounds of beautiful Eddy Creek Marina Resort! Live entertainment is from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.


Crafty Coyotes

Jul 30, 2022 - 11:30 a.m. to Noon
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Coyotes are a common wildlife sighting around this area, and now is your chance to see our resident rescued coyotes, Campbell and Cadiz, up close! They're cunning, crafty, and scared of everything (that's called neophobia... who knew)?! Join us for this fun program where we will get to know this often encountered but not necessarily well-known critter! Located at Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between The Lakes. Admission fees apply.


Opposumology

Jul 30, 2022 - 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Hey Kids! Come and meet Marsi, our resident opossum! Earn your degree in opossumology as the Nature Station crew explores the crazy world of science behind our only marsupial! Located at Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between The Lakes. Admission fees apply.


Crazy for Carrion

Jul 30, 2022 - 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Vultures: are they super gross, just misunderstood, or somewhere in between? Join our naturalists for this fun program where you can get an up close look at our black and turkey vultures that just love dinner-time, and learn how they play a crucial role in our ecosystem! Located at Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between The Lakes. Admission fees apply.


Sunset Canoe Trip

Jul 30, 2022 - 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Join us for a relaxed paddle as we explore the nooks and crannies of one of Lake Barkley's scenic bays. We will search the waters and shorelines for wildlife such as osprey, eagles, beavers, egrets, frogs, and songbirds. Enjoy a feast for the eyes and ears as the sun dips below the trees and nature's evening chorus comes to life. $30 per canoe. Registration limited. Reservation and full deposit required. Call 270-924-2020 to reserve your space and for location information.


Station Joe

Jul 31, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Bites for Bobcat

Jul 31, 2022 - 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Meet Nature Station's resident wildcat! Learn about how bobcats live, how common they are in Land Between the Lakes, and maybe even see Bobcat play with his food! He certainly gets excited about feeding time! Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Coyote Playtime: Sunday Funday

Jul 31, 2022 - 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Woodlands Nature Station // 3146 Silver Trail - LBL
270-924-2299

Everyone loves having fun and today it's playtime for our coyotes! Watch as Campbell and Cadiz react to an interesting new food item or an exciting new toy and learn more about how the Nature Station cares for its rescued wildlife through fun enrichment activities! Located at the Woodlands Nature Station in LBL. Admission fees apply.


Homeplace Corn Day

Jul 30, 2022 thru Jul 31, 2022 - 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Homeplace 1850s // 4512 The Trace, Dover - LBL
931-232-6457

Corn was a major product here in the south, and we will use every bit of it. From popping and frying corn, to making corn husk dolls, pipes, and bobbers, corn was very useful. Come join us all day as we have several different demonstrations all focused on corn. At The Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.


Summer Concert Series: Cody Campbell

Aug 5, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Kentucky Dam Village State Park // 166 Upper Village Drive - Calvert City
270-362-9210

Plan a lovely evening of dining and music with a million-dollar view. Our Summer Concert Series Boasts a variety of Universal Americana musicians who cover a broad range of styles and sounds. On August 5, Cody Campbell will be performing.


Cadiz Cruz-In

Aug 6, 2022 - 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Downtown Cadiz // Downtown Cadiz - Cadiz
270-350-0216

Throughout the spring and summer months, you can enjoy several car shows in downtown Cadiz. The shows are free. The Cadiz Cruz-in dates are: April 2, May 7, June 4, July 2, August 6, and September 3. For more information, call Barbara Jones at 270-350-0216.


Sustainability Saturdays

Aug 6, 2022 - 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Kentucky Dam State Park // 113 Administration Drive - Calvert City
270-362-4271

Sustainability Saturdays cover an array of demonstrations, projects, and guest speakers focused on approachable sustainability minded practices and programming. These will be relevant to the time of year, with seasonal flair, offered in a casual environment. Hosted the first Saturday of each month at the Sustainability Garden Pavilion, Campground, or Lodge Meeting Room, and weather dependent. 9-11am. Contact dorian.chambers@ky.gov to find out more information on current offerings. Some fees may apply. This will be held the first Saturday of each month beginning in April through December.


Level 77

Aug 6, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Ridin Shotgun

Aug 6, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Echo Charlies at Eddy Creek // 7612 KY-93 - Eddyville
eddycreek.com

Some see live music this summer at Echo Charlie's on the grounds of beautiful Eddy Creek Marina Resort! Live entertainment is from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.


Sullivan 3

Aug 7, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Summer Concert Series: Vintage Station

Aug 12, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Kentucky Dam Village State Park // 166 Upper Village Drive - Calvert City
270-362-9210

Plan a lovely evening of dining and music with a million-dollar view. Our Summer Concert Series Boasts a variety of Universal Americana musicians who cover a broad range of styles and sounds. On August 12, Vintage Station will be performing.


Anna Lynn Ferris Band

Aug 13, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Haleigh Martin

Aug 13, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Echo Charlies at Eddy Creek // 7612 KY-93 - Eddyville
eddycreek.com

Some see live music this summer at Echo Charlie's on the grounds of beautiful Eddy Creek Marina Resort! Live entertainment is from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.


Andrew O'Rourke

Aug 14, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Top Gun Block Party, Ralley Run & Cruise

Aug 20, 2022 - All Day
David Taylor Dodge Jeep Ram // 2052 US Highway 641 N - Murray
270-970-0883

Top Gun is having a Block Party and Cruise the Town in Murray, Ky at David Taylor Chrysler Jeep Ram on 641 in Murray Kentucky. No competition - just bringing back the "Top Gun Luck of the Draw" for the awards. So if your'e feeling Lucky, come on out to Murray, Kentucky. Registration for cars is from 8am to 11am and the registration fee is $25. Door prizes, food, fun and games


Tipsy Gypsy

Aug 20, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Mid Life Crisis

Aug 20, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Echo Charlies at Eddy Creek // 7612 KY-93 - Eddyville
eddycreek.com

Some see live music this summer at Echo Charlie's on the grounds of beautiful Eddy Creek Marina Resort! Live entertainment is from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.


Movies on the Square: American Graffiti

Aug 20, 2022 - 7:45 p.m.
Downtown Murray // 5th & Maple Streets - Murray
270-759-9474

Murray Main Street presents Movies on the Square in downtown Murray. The event is free of charge. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets.


Stronghold

Aug 21, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

Aug 12, 2022 thru Aug 21, 2022 - Various Times
Playhouse in the Park // 701 Gil Hopson Dr - Murray
playhousemurray.org

15-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain: He is exceptional at mathematics but ill equipped to interpret everyday life. He has never ventured along beyond the end of his road, he detests being touched, and he distrusts strangers. As the show opens, Christopher stands beside his neighbor's dead dog, Wellington, who has been speared with a garden fork. Finding himself under suspicion, Christopher is determined to solve the mystery of who murdered Wellington. But his detective work, forbidden by his father, takes him on a thrilling journey that upturns his world. For more information or tickets, visit playhousemurray.org.


Summer Concert Series: Steven Green

Aug 26, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Kentucky Dam Village State Park // 166 Upper Village Drive - Calvert City
270-362-9210

Plan a lovely evening of dining and music with a million-dollar view. Our Summer Concert Series Boasts a variety of Universal Americana musicians who cover a broad range of styles and sounds. On August 26, Steven Green will be performing.


Jordan skoda & The Damwrights

Aug 27, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Steve Webb

Aug 27, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Echo Charlies at Eddy Creek // 7612 KY-93 - Eddyville
eddycreek.com

Some see live music this summer at Echo Charlie's on the grounds of beautiful Eddy Creek Marina Resort! Live entertainment is from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.


Chazz Wesley Band

Aug 28, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Planetarium Laser Light Shows & Star Parties

Jun 3, 2022 thru Aug 30, 2022 - Various Times
Golden Pond Planetarium // 238 Visitor Center Dr - LBL
(270) 924-2233

The Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory is kicking off a full slate of summertime laser light shows and star parties! Enjoy awesome shows commemorating the music of Pink Floyd, Queen, the Beatles, U2, Metallica, Led Zeppelin and more. Summer star parties are scheduled as well. For showtimes, download the full Planetarium schedule here.


EXPLORE

Jun 1, 2022 thru Aug 31, 2022 - Various Times
Golden Pond Planetarium // 238 Visitor Center Dr - LBL
(270) 924-2233

Have you ever wondered how our modern spacecraft can navigate quickly and accurately to Earth orbit and beyond? Find out in EXPLORE, the lavish 2017 full dome production from Creative Planet. It's the story of humanity's fascination with the stars - from ancient stargazers and astrologers to the breakthrough discoveries of Nicolaus Copernicus and Johannes Kepler. Today's explorers depend on Kepler's genius for their work in space. Admission fees apply. For showtimes, download the full Planetarium schedule here.


Laser Legends of the Night Sky

Jun 1, 2022 thru Aug 31, 2022 - Daily 10:00 a.m.
Golden Pond Planetarium // 238 Visitor Center Dr - LBL
(270) 924-2233

Get into the holiday spirit with the music of the season and colorful dazzling laser effects! Featuring classic holiday favorites like Burl Ives' "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," modern hits like Randy Travis' "Jingle Bell Rock," and unique reimagining's of timeless songs like Enya's beautiful "Oiche Chiun (Silent Night)," this delightful program is fun for the whole family. It's an animated Christmas laser light display like no other you've ever seen! Admission fees apply. Showtimes are daily at 10:00 a.m.


From Earth to the Universe

Jun 1, 2022 thru Aug 31, 2022 - Various Times
Golden Pond Planetarium // 238 Visitor Center Dr - LBL
(270) 924-2233

Please come and enjoy the many beautiful full-dome images of our universe on this virtual space tour as seen from the eyes of the world's largest telescopes including the Hubble Space Telescope. Along the way, you will learn about the history of astronomy, the invention of the telescope, and see impressive images from today's giant telescopes that allow us to probe ever deeper into the Universe. Admission fees apply. For showtimes, download the full Planetarium schedule here.


Firefall

Jun 1, 2022 thru Aug 31, 2022 - Various Times
Golden Pond Planetarium // 238 Visitor Center Dr - LBL
(270) 924-2233

Some of this debris collides with the Earth daily and is harmless. Some of the other objects may also collide with us, but we surely hope not. But we know it has happened before as you will learn in the show. Dedicated nightly searches are carried out around the globe using the most sophisticated instruments and computer software to detect Near Earth Objects (NEOs). A collision with a large comet or asteroid has the potential to destroy an entire civilization and change the course of history. Just ask the dinosaurs. Admission fees apply. For showtimes, download the full Planetarium schedule here.


Traveling With Light

Jun 1, 2022 thru Aug 31, 2022 - Various Times
Golden Pond Planetarium // 238 Visitor Center Dr - LBL
(270) 924-2233

Traveling with Light presents different scenarios that reveal the complexity of light and its direct influence on our planet. The Sun is the closest star to Earth and generates the energy that provides the light and heat necessary for life. Nevertheless, the Sun is not the only source of natural light. Fire has accompanied the Earth since its inception and has played a very important role in the evolution of the human being, so much so that its discovery by primitive societies changed their way of life. Admission fees apply. For showtimes, download the full Planetarium schedule here.


Discover the Stars

Jun 1, 2022 thru Aug 31, 2022 - Various Times
Golden Pond Planetarium // 238 Visitor Center Dr - LBL
(270) 924-2233

On a clear, dark night, most of us, at one time or another, have gazed upon the stars and wondered about all those tiny points of light. Many of us are able to identify different patterns and constellations in the stars. But, what are those tiny points of light? This exciting program takes viewers beyond a simple observation of the night sky and delves into the fascinating lives of stars Admission fees apply. For showtimes, download the full Planetarium schedule here.


Back to the Moon for Good

Jun 1, 2022 thru Aug 31, 2022 - Various Times
Golden Pond Planetarium // 238 Visitor Center Dr - LBL
(270) 924-2233

Your family will enjoy this full-dome presentation narrated by Tim Allen. Right now there is a new space race going on as teams of young scientists all around the globe compete for 30 million dollars in prize money offered by Google to see who will be the first private organization to land a rover on the moon in 2018. Not since the Apollo missions 40 years ago has there been this much lunar exploration. Admission fees apply. For showtimes, download the full Planetarium schedule here.


Habitat Earth

Jun 1, 2022 thru Aug 31, 2022 - Various Times
Golden Pond Planetarium // 238 Visitor Center Dr - LBL
(270) 924-2233

Living networks connect and support life forms large and small-from colonies of tiny microbes and populations of massive whales to ever-expanding human societies. In the California Academy of Sciences' latest original planetarium show, Habitat Earth, discover what it means to live in today's connected world. Through stunning visualizations of the natural world, dive below the ocean's surface to explore the dynamic relationships found in kelp forest ecosystems, travel beneath the forest floor to see how Earth's tallest trees rely on tiny fungi to survive, and journey to new heights to witness the intricate intersection between human and ecological networks. Admission fees apply. For showtimes, download the full Planetarium schedule here.


Earth, Moon & Sun

Jun 1, 2022 thru Aug 31, 2022 - Various Times
Golden Pond Planetarium // 238 Visitor Center Dr - LBL
(270) 924-2233

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center created Earth, Moon & Sun to help children explore the relationship between our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. Children are helped in their exploration by Coyote, a character adapted from Native American oral traditions. Native American stories woven throughout the show illustrate how we have long sought to understand our planet and the skies above us. In this show, Coyote proves to be an amusing guide because he has so many misconceptions about space. Coyote's confusion brings scientific facts to light and helps students think about how Earth, Moon, and Sun work together as a system. Students learn why the Sun rises and sets and the basics of fusion and solar energy. They examine the Moon's orbit, craters, phases, and eclipses. The show also describes past and future space travel to our Moon and beyond. Admission fees apply. For showtimes, download the full Planetarium schedule here.


Cadiz Cruz-In

Sep 3, 2022 - 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Downtown Cadiz // Downtown Cadiz - Cadiz
270-350-0216

Throughout the spring and summer months, you can enjoy several car shows in downtown Cadiz. The shows are free. The Cadiz Cruz-in dates are: April 2, May 7, June 4, July 2, August 6, and September 3. For more information, call Barbara Jones at 270-350-0216.


Sustainability Saturdays

Sep 3, 2022 - 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Kentucky Dam State Park // 113 Administration Drive - Calvert City
270-362-4271

Sustainability Saturdays cover an array of demonstrations, projects, and guest speakers focused on approachable sustainability minded practices and programming. These will be relevant to the time of year, with seasonal flair, offered in a casual environment. Hosted the first Saturday of each month at the Sustainability Garden Pavilion, Campground, or Lodge Meeting Room, and weather dependent. 9-11am. Contact dorian.chambers@ky.gov to find out more information on current offerings. Some fees may apply. This will be held the first Saturday of each month beginning in April through December.


Memphis Yahoos

Sep 3, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Sunday Piano Stylings

May 15, 2022 thru Sep 4, 2022 - Noon to 3:00 p.m.
Kentucky Dam Village State Park // 113 Administration Drive - Calvert City
270-362-9210

Join us each Sunday for a series of piano stylings from some of our local artists. Enjoy your Sunday Brunch alongside some of your favorite requests. Sunglasses optional.


Station Joe

Sep 4, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Anna Lynn Ferris Band

Sep 5, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Scotty Morton Band

Sep 10, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Ridin Shotgun

Sep 10, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Echo Charlies at Eddy Creek // 7612 KY-93 - Eddyville
eddycreek.com

Some see live music this summer at Echo Charlie's on the grounds of beautiful Eddy Creek Marina Resort! Live entertainment is from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.


Leight July

Sep 11, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Legacy

Sep 17, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Tom Peek & Scott Coney

Sep 17, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Echo Charlies at Eddy Creek // 7612 KY-93 - Eddyville
eddycreek.com

Some see live music this summer at Echo Charlie's on the grounds of beautiful Eddy Creek Marina Resort! Live entertainment is from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.


Andrew O'Rourke

Sep 18, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Stronghold

Sep 24, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Justin Reynold's Band

Sep 24, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Echo Charlies at Eddy Creek // 7612 KY-93 - Eddyville
eddycreek.com

Some see live music this summer at Echo Charlie's on the grounds of beautiful Eddy Creek Marina Resort! Live entertainment is from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.


Ethan Torsak Duo

Sep 25, 2022 - 1:30 -5:30
Fat Daddy's // 119 Driftwood Shores Ln - Dover
www.fatdaddysfun.com

Live music at Fat Daddy's Tiki Bar right on Kentucky Lake! Come by land or dock at the marina.


Sustainability Saturdays

Oct 1, 2022 - 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Kentucky Dam State Park // 113 Administration Drive - Calvert City
270-362-4271

Sustainability Saturdays cover an array of demonstrations, projects, and guest speakers focused on approachable sustainability minded practices and programming. These will be relevant to the time of year, with seasonal flair, offered in a casual environment. Hosted the first Saturday of each month at the Sustainability Garden Pavilion, Campground, or Lodge Meeting Room, and weather dependent. 9-11am. Contact dorian.chambers@ky.gov to find out more information on current offerings. Some fees may apply. This will be held the first Saturday of each month beginning in April through December.


Sister Act

Sep 23, 2022 thru Oct 2, 2022 - Various Times
Playhouse in the Park // 701 Gil Hopson Dr - Murray
playhousemurray.org

When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won't be found: a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at offs with both the rigid lifestyle and uptight Mother Superior. Using her unique disco moves and singing talent to inspire the choir, Deloris breathes new life into the church and community but, in doing so, blows her cover. Filled with powerful gospel music, outrageous dancing and a truly moving story, Sister Act is chock full of amazing roles for a diverse cast of all ages. For more information or tickets, visit playhousemurray.org.


Downtown Murray Farmer's Market

May 21, 2022 thru Oct 22, 2022 - Saturdays 7:00 a.m. to Noon
Downtown Murray // Maple Street - Murray
murraymainstreet.org

Enjoy a variety of marketplace goods such as locally-harvested fruits and vegetables, meats, and homemade crafts. Held each Saturday morning through October 22 in downtown Murray.


Playhouse After Dark Presents: The Rocky Horror Show

Oct 27, 2022 thru Oct 29, 2022 - Various Times
Playhouse in the Park // 701 Gil Hopson Dr - Murray
playhousemurray.org

In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a household of wild characters, including a rocking biker and a creep butler. Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named "Rocky." For more information or tickets, visit playhousemurray.org.


Movies on the Square: Scooby Doo

Oct 29, 2022 - 6:30 p.m.
Downtown Murray // 5th & Maple Streets - Murray
270-759-9474

Murray Main Street presents Movies on the Square in downtown Murray. The event is free of charge. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets.


Murray State University Homecoming

Oct 27, 2022 thru Oct 30, 2022 - Various Times
Roy Stewart Stadium // Gilbert Graves Drive - Murray
murraystate.edu/centennial

We invite Racer Alumni from near and far to celebrate Centennial Homecoming 2022: Forever Blue and Gold, October 27-30. From the parade and Tent City to special reunions and a Presidential Gala, the Murray State Office of Alumni Relations, in collaboration with the Office of the President, Campus Activities Board, Racer Athletics and others, is organizing a robust schedule of activities to celebrate 100 years of blue and gold pride.

October 27-30, 2022

A Taste of the Arts, Oct. 27, 6-9 p.m. Location TBD
50th Anniversary Golden Reunion Dinner and Banquet, Oct. 28, 5-8 p.m., CFSB Center Murray Room
Parade, Oct. 29, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Main Street
Tent City, Oct. 29, 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Stewart Stadium
Racer Football vs. Tennessee State University, Oct. 29, Time TBD, Stewart Stadium
Centennial Gala, Oct. 29, Time TBD, CFSB Center


Sustainability Saturdays

Nov 5, 2022 - 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Kentucky Dam State Park // 113 Administration Drive - Calvert City
270-362-4271

Sustainability Saturdays cover an array of demonstrations, projects, and guest speakers focused on approachable sustainability minded practices and programming. These will be relevant to the time of year, with seasonal flair, offered in a casual environment. Hosted the first Saturday of each month at the Sustainability Garden Pavilion, Campground, or Lodge Meeting Room, and weather dependent. 9-11am. Contact dorian.chambers@ky.gov to find out more information on current offerings. Some fees may apply. This will be held the first Saturday of each month beginning in April through December.


Sustainability Saturdays

Dec 3, 2022 - 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Kentucky Dam State Park // 113 Administration Drive - Calvert City
270-362-4271

Sustainability Saturdays cover an array of demonstrations, projects, and guest speakers focused on approachable sustainability minded practices and programming. These will be relevant to the time of year, with seasonal flair, offered in a casual environment. Hosted the first Saturday of each month at the Sustainability Garden Pavilion, Campground, or Lodge Meeting Room, and weather dependent. 9-11am. Contact dorian.chambers@ky.gov to find out more information on current offerings. Some fees may apply. This will be held the first Saturday of each month beginning in April through December.


Elf, The Musical

Dec 9, 2022 thru Dec 18, 2022 - Various Times
Playhouse in the Park // 701 Gil Hopson Dr - Murray
playhousemurray.org

Based on the beloved holiday film, this delightful comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity. Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole, where his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth that he is a human. Buddy's journey leads him to his father who is on the naughty list and his brother who doesn't even believe in Santa! This modern-day holiday classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner elf. After all, the best way to spread Christmas Cheer is singing loud for all to hear. For more information or tickets, visit playhousemurray.org.


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