finally friday 14 300WESTERN Ky. (8/23/13) – 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, Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, Muhlenberg County Agricultural & Convention Center, Greenville Tourism Commission, and Carmike Cinemas.

glema art 300Juried Art Exhibit & Glema Center Juried Photography Exhibit
Juried art and photography pieces will be on exhibit Aug. 17 through Oct. 4 at the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts Anne P. Baker Gallery on the Madisonville Community College campus in Madisonville.

For more information on applications and entry fees, call 270-824-8650, or go to:


friday bike orange 300Greenville Friday Bike Night
Friday Bike Night will feature a full night of awesome music, earthshaking choppers, mouthwatering goodies on the grill. This week's music will be from the Battle of the Bands - $1000 prize winner to be announced. Find out more about the GFD Friday Bike Night at


deer classic 30025th Annual Deer Classic
The Kentucky Deer Classic hunting expo returns on August 24th for the 25th consecutive year. It has become known as “the” showcase for Kentucky’s avid deer hunter and outdoorsmen. Hunters from across Kentucky and neighboring states look forward to coming each year as part of their annual preparation for the upcoming hunting season. From 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Muhlenberg County Agricultural & Convention Center, Highway 189 Bypass in Powderly, KY 42367. For more information call 270-754-2360 or go to Admission is only $5.00 for adults and $2.00 for children plus a $2.00 parking fee per vehicle.

SOSQUARESaturday on the Square
To close out this special 5th anniversary season Greenville welcomes the band A-Town A-List from Atlanta, GA! This band specializes in pop music for the last 50 years and has song up their sleeve for every music lover! They combine to create a fresh approach to pop music that will create an unforgettable end to summer and the 2013 season! Greenville hopes to see you as well celebrate the end of our 5th season of concerts on the square! Don't forget your lawn chair and come early to get your spot!

For more information call 270-338-1895 or visit

now-showing 300Let'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:





Relay for Life - 5K/1.5 Fun Run
The Hopkins County Relay for Life will be hosting their 4th annual 5K and 1.5 fun run on Saturday, August 24. Pre-registration will be begin at 7:00am and the race will start at 8:00am at Fitness Formula. Entry fee for pre-registration is $20.00 and $25.00 at the day of the race. The first 50 people will receive a free t-shirt. To be considered for pre-registration, application must be turned in to Jeremy Smith or Lauren Wood at the US Bank E. Center Street branch by Friday, August 23rd by 6:00 pm. Payment can be made by cash or checks made payable to American Cancer Society.

For more information about this event or registration you can contact Jeremy Smith at 270-635-5233.

The Tradewater River Fitness Challenge
The Tradewater River Fitness Challenge includes a 4K run, 2 mile canoeing/kayaking and 16.5 mile bike ride. Registration will take place between 6:30 and 8 am with a mandatory pre-race safety meeting at 8:45 am. The men's event will begin at 9 am and the women's at 9:10. For information, visit or Facebook @ Tradewater River Fitness Challenge. 270-871-9475 All proceeds benefit Knights of Columbus.

Pam's Dance Barn
Dance the night away and enjoy the live music at Pam's Dance Barn on August 24 from 7 pm to 10 pm at 35 Cedar Lane, Madisonville, KY. Admission: $6 per person. For more information, call 270-836-4649.



Meet the Artist - Laura Laney Jones
This month's Meet the Artist event features work by Laura Laney Jones at the Duncan Cultural Center Museum. The exhibit continues through the end of August Monday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For complete details on the exhibit call 338-2605 or stop by the center at 122 South Cherry Street, Greenville.



Todd County Donkey Baseball Game
On August 24, 2013, at 7 p.m. at the Elkton-Todd County Park. Children 5 yrs. & under are Free, advance tickets are $6, at the Gate $8.  Come & see who comes out victorious, the riders or the donkeys! We need the churches of Todd County to send one rider OR one representative from their church to call the phone # below or call Joe Miller at 270-604-2780 for details & their t-shirt size. The Welcome Center is open on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Closed on Wednesdays.

Location & Contact Information: Contact: Joe Miller at 270-604-2780

18U Girls Fast Pitch Softball Tournament
Amateur Softball Association will sponsor the18U Girls Fast Pitch Softball tournament at Tie Breaker Park.

Location & Contact Information: Phone: 270-887-4290 or Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Pickin' on the Porch: The Beagles
Event Active Date: 8/10/2013

August 10TH - The Beagles 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. your social media marketing partner

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