HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (6/21/13) – It’s finally Friday, and SurfKY News is thrilled to offer you a weekly update of activities and events going on over the weekend in your neck of the woods! Get out and have a great time this Weekend!
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Friday Bike Night
Friday night is Bike Night in Muhlenberg County, so come out to support the Greenville Fire Department. This Friday night, June 21st, enjoy live, free music from Southern rockers MASON DIXON.
Friday Bike Night will also feature prizes for motorcycles in the following categories:
Best American Bike, Best Foreign Bike, People's Choice Award and Judge's Choice Award.
For more details stop by and see Barry Waltrip at The Trophy Connection in Copper Creek Shopping Center, or call 270-977-7909 or 270-338-3305.
Moonlight Canoe Trip
The Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park in Dawson Springs is having a Moonlight Canoe Trip on Friday, June 21 and Saturday, June 22 from 8 p.m.-10 p.m.
It is suggested that participants bring water, bug spray, and a flashlight. Fee: There will be a $20 canoe fee, and participants must be 10 years of age or older. Six canoes are available. For trip information, call (270) 797-3421
Pam's Dance Barn
As it goes on every Saturday night, Pam’s Dance Barn at 35 Cedar Lane in Madisonville will be venue to county folks “cuttin’ a rug” dancing and enjoying the summer weekends to the Beat of live music this Saturday, June 22.
Heels start kicking up at 7:00 p.m. and will kick out the door at 10:00 p.m. Admission for entry will be $6 per person.
For more information, call (270) 836-4649.
Tradewater Pirates Game
Spend an evening with Madisonville's favorite boys of summer. On Saturday, June 22 the Tradewater Pirates will play the Dubois County Bombers at Madisonville City Park. Admission will be $5 per person. For more game information, call (270) 821-4171.
Lucid Movie Premiere
On Friday, June 21, the Ballard Convention Center at Hopkins Co. Fair Grounds on E. Arch St. in Madisonville is hosting the world premiere of the psychological thriller film Lucid, featuring Bill “Leatherface” Johnson of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre II film.
Lucid is produced by the local film production company Big Biting Pig Productions and by Hopkins Co. residents PJ Woodside and Steve Hudgins. Tickets may be purchased at the door at the Ballard Convention Center prior to the film premiere on Friday. The general ticket cost will be $15, which is to include a copy of the film on DVD.
V.I.P ticket price will be $20 and is also to include a copy of the Lucid film on DVD.
Doors open for the event at 6:00 p.m. for V.I.P. ticket holders and 7:30 p.m. for general ticket holders. The movie will begin at 8:30 p.m.
You may click here to link directly to BBPP site: http://bigbitingpigproductions.com/.
First Annual Senior Prom
This Friday, June 21st, 2013, everyone eighteen and over is invited to join the fun of The First Annual "Senior" Prom, A Night to Remember", at the Senior Citizens Center in Powderly.
All proceeds go to help the PACS Home Delivered Meals program. The dinner and dance will last from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Admission will include a spaghetti dinner. The Benny Pryor Band, from Madisonville will perform for entertainment.
The admission cost of the Prom is $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Prices for couples are $15 in advance and $18 at the door.
Each person who comes to the dance will also receive a picture taken by a professional photographer. Please wear your Sunday best or semi-formal/formal wear. For more information call (270) 338-6222.
Hoptown Hoppers Game
The Hoptown Hoppers Baseball team has games on Friday, Saturday and Sunday this weekend. On Friday and Saturday nights, the team will play Owensboro Baseball Team at Hopkinsville High School starting at 7:05 p.m. both nights.
On Sunday, June 23 the team will play Marion Baseball Team at Hopkinsville High School at 7:05 p.m. The price of admission for all games will be $5 per person.
Nights with the Blues
On Saturday, June 22 the Pennyroyal Arts Council is presenting Night with the Blues, featuring Willie Sugarcapps, and will be held at the Historic Alhambra Theatre in Hopkinsville at 7:30 pm. Tickets for the show will be $25.
All proceeds will be directed toward support of future events by the Pennyroyal Arts Council.
Tickets can be ordered online or by phone at (270) 887-4295. Log on for more event information here: www.pennyroyalarts.org.
Have a safe and happy weekend!!!
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