There’s always something to do in Rabbit Country! Here’s what’s happening this weekend…
“THE HOBBIT”-Friday, October 13th through Sunday, October 15th-Market House Theater-Paducah-When Gandalf the Wizard knocks of the door of mild-mannered Bilbo Baggins, bringing with him a company of dwarfs and a contract for adventure, Bilbo finds himself on a perilous adventure. Based on the book by J.R.R. Tolkien, this cast features actors of all ages, complete with incredible special effects, amazing make-up and Smaug the dragon on stage! For showtimes and ticket information, click here.
RATOBERFEST-Thursday, October 12th and Saturday, October 14th-The fun starts Thursday at the Calvert City Drive-In with the Pre-Cruise In, with a special 40th anniversary showing of “Smokey And The Bandit”! Then on Saturday at Beacon Dragway, it’s classic hot rods and cars, along with silent auctions, vendors, live entertainment and more! Proceeds benefit the Special Olympic athletes in our area. Get more details here.
CIVIL WAR DAYS-Friday, October 13th through Sunday, October 15th-Belmont State Park-Columbus-This annual event attracts Civil War enthusiasts from across the country. Watch battle reenactments, history and museum tours, soldier camps, entertainment, food and more. Admission is free! Find out more by clicking here.
CASA CARNIVAL-Saturday, October 14th-10 a.m. to 2 p.m.-Mike Miller Park-Draffenville-There’s carnival games, a petting zoo, a bouncy house, a costume contest, plus the annual Chili Challenge and Cornhole Tournament! Fun for the entire family. Proceeds benefit CASA By The Lakes of Calloway and Marshall Counties, a nonprofit organization that recruits, trains and supports quality volunteers whose mission is to advocate for the timely and safe placement of abused and neglected children. Learn more details by clicking here.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 144 FALL TURKEY SHOOTS-Every Saturday evening through November-American Legion Post 144-Gilbertsville-Compete with your friends to see who’s the best shot! Competitions will begin at dusk. You could win choice meats like country ham, picnic ham, turkey, sausage, bacon, and more from King Brothers. Concessions will be available. If you’d like to participate, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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