WESTERN Ky. (7/26/13) – It’s finally Friday, and SurfKY News is thrilled to offer you your weekly update of activities and events going on over the weekend in your general area! Get out and have a great time this weekend!
FEATURED EVENTS: This week’s Featured Events are being held by our proud advertisers at SurfKY News, Greenville Tourism Commission and Carmike Cinemas.
Greenville Bike Night
The Greenville Fire Department "Friday Night Bike Nights" will be 6 p.m. July 26 in downtown Greenville with Battle of the Bands – Winner moves on to August 23rd finale.
Saturday on the Square
Tonight is reserved for all the gospel music fans out there! The evening will begin at 7:00 pm to allow for not one, but two of Gospel music’s best groups who will be returning as “Bests from the First 4 Years” for a special 5th anniversary performance. Hope to see you at the square for another great night of music! For details on this and other upcoming "Saturday On The Square" events log on to www.tourgreenville.com.
Let's Go to the Movies
Catch a movie and buy some popcorn and a drink! at Capitol 8, 455 Madison Square Drive, Madisonville. For more information, go to: http://www.carmike.com/ShowTimes/zip/42431
•2013 Hopkins County Fair
2013 Hopkins County Fair. Just Announced. We've scheduled Drew Exposition to be there at our 2013 Hopkins County Fair. Great Rides, Great Food, Great Fun July 23 -27, 2013. Gates open at 5pm, rides start at 5:30pm and close at midnight For more information, http://www.hopkinscountyfair.com/
•65th Annual Dawson Springs Barbeque
Join us for the barbecue lunch at the community center starting at 11 am. The fair begins at 6 pm at the municipal park with fun and games for the entire family. The fair will end at 10pm with drawings for prizes including the $500 grand prize. A teen dance will be held on the tennis courts from 9 - 11pm. 270-836-3959 For more information, http://www.dawsonspringsky.com/trails/Events.htm
•Dawson Springs Barbecue Run - 5K
5K run benefits community center with registration starting at 6:30 a.m. 6:30 a.m.Run starts at 7:30 a.m. For more information, https://www.facebook.com/events/289216517888449/2013
•5th Annual BackPack Run
The 5th annual Motorcylce Club Backpack Run will take place this Saturday July 27, 2013 at 669 A.C. Slaton Road. Registration will begin at 11:00am and Kick Stand will be up until 1:00pm. This backpack run is a 40-50 mile all day event with field events, food, bike show, a 50/50 drawing, door prizes and music. Participates also have chance to win a Stag Arms M4 AR-15. For more information click here. https://www.facebook.com/events/194757077314959/?ref=22
•Pam's Dance Barn
Dance the night away and enjoy the live music at Pam's Dance Barn on July 27 from 7 pm to 10 pm at 35 Cedar Lane, Madisonville, KY. Admission: $6 per person. For more information, call 270-836-4649. JUL 27
•Tents & Tiaras
The "Tents & Tiaras" fund raiser to fight Alzheimer will be held at the Merle Travis Music Center this Friday, July 26th, starting at 6 pm. It's for girls and boys for all ages, plus there's a silent auction, all types of food and vendors setting up. To find out more call 270-338-5400 and ask for Heather Kelley.
•The Second Annual Swingin' For Sadie Coed Softball Tournament
Starts Friday night at 6:30 at the Dunmor and Weir Ballparks. Saturday action starts at 8 am and will last all night up to Sunday morning around 3am. arts on Friday night at 630 at Dunmor and Weir Ballparks. But Saturday it starts at 8 and will last all night up to Sunday morning around 3am. This tournament is in honor of Sadie Beth Smith, who was killed in a car accident on January 28, 2012. All proceeds go to the Sadie Beth Smith Scholarship Fund. To make a donation, contact April Smith at (270)543-6662 or stop by Old National Bank.
•Run for Rachel
There will be a "Run for Rachel" 5K Walk/Run beginning with registration at 7:15 a.m. Saturday, July 27 at the Central City Convention Center at 320 Golden Tide Ave., Central City. The first 20 participants to cross the finish line will receive a T-shirt. Medals will be awarded in individual age groups. All proceeds from the event will go to Rachel Pentecost and her family as she recovers from a serious car accident. For more information, contact Lindsay Ward, at the CCCC at (270) 757-1723. Make checks payable to the Pentecost Family.
•National Dance Day Celebration
2013 National Dance Day celebration will begin at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 27 at the Christian County Middle School gymnasium at 210 Glass Avenue in Hopkinsville. There will be two, one-hour master classes taught by world dance professional and Tennessee Titans Cheerleader Jessi Peralta. There will be classes for ages 7 through 11 and for ages 12 and older. The cost is $15 per person. The event is hosted by Brooke Bailey Dance Addiction and the Hopkinsville Division of Parks and Recreation along with Christian County Public Schools.
•Pickin' on the Porch: Syd Hedrick Band
July 27TH - Syd Hedrick Band 5-9pm, CST, at MB Roland Distillery: 137 Barkers Mill Road, Pembroke, KY. All events are open and free-of-charge to the public, outside food and non-alcoholic beverages are welcome and we encourage all guests to bring chairs, blankets & shade items. Food vendors will have BBQ sandwiches, hot dogs, etc. available for purchase. Children & dogs on leashes are welcome. Please no outside alcoholic beverages or grills/cooking items.