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2014 River Days Festival



The Entire 2014 River Days Festival is dedicated to Ralph W. Wright Schedule of Activities

Friday, September 19th, 2014

3 p.m. Museum Opens and stays open until 9 p.m. 508 Elm Street.

5 p.m. Vendor Booths and Rides Open!

6:30 p.m. Auction to benefit the 2014 River Days Festival. It starts at six-thirty sharp.

8:00 p.m. Live Music: The MacDaddies! Get ready to have fun and dance! A special film will preview during their set, also.

An announcement will be made five minutes before the film starts.

Saturday, September 20th, 2014 (Fireworks on Saturday Night)

10:00 a.m. Museum opens and stays open until 8 p.m. Across the street at City Hall see a WWI display of artifacts. 509 Elm St. 10 a.m. Historic Firearms Demonstration at the WWII camp.

10 a.m. The Christian Church will have a give away of school supplies, shoes and clothing. 706 Main St.

10. a.m. until 1 p.m. The Baptist Church will have a quilt show. Light refreshments to be served in the dining room.

11 a.m. WWII tactical demonstration: Line up at 6th and Elm for the best view. 4thand Elm to 7th and Elm Streets will be closed to ALL traffic during that time.

12 p.m. Vendor booths/rides open. Wristbands for unlimited rides are $20.00 from 1 p.m. until 10 p.m.

12 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. The Methodist Church is having a Quilt Show!

Please be sure to stop by and look at quilts that have been brought in from all over the region. 109 N. 6thSt.

1 p.m. Historic Firearms Demonstration at the WWII camp. 2 p.m. WWII tactical demonstration of a Battle on Elm Street (in front of City Hall) Again, line upalong 6th Street to view, as Elm Street from 7th to 4thSteets will be closed to ALL vehicles and pedestrians during this time.

4 p.m. Parade! Spectators: the parade route will be from the school, up Main Street, a left on 4thStreet, left on Elm Street, and continue on back to the school. Return to Veterans Memorial Park for the awards ceremony. The Grand Marshal this year is Kenny Sumner, owner of Knob Creek Gun Range.

6 p.m. The wedding of Bob Walker and Teresa Baldridge at the gazebo. All invited to attend!

7:00 p.m. Miles Apart play live music at the pavilion! After Darkness falls: FIREWORKS on the Mighty Ohio River! Bring a blanket or coat to stay warm!

Location: West Point Veterans Memorial Park, West Point, KY

Where to Park: Street parking.
Look for parking spots on Elm, N. 6th, 4th and even up on Main. It’s all a short walk to Veterans Memorial park.
We will be providing golf cart rides for guest on Saturday to help with going up and down the hill to and from Veterans Memorial Park!

Info: for more info. please call 502-418-5045 or 502-797-9630

Free Admission for Military Families: ‘The Wizard of Oz’


Location: Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center, 384 W.A. Jenkins Road, Elizabethtown, KY

Info: Please call 270-769-8837 or email for more details.

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If you are interested in learning about the other dates that the Wizard of Oz will be taking place for a great night of entertainment, be sure and visit the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center website. Use PROMO Code ETOWNFAMILY and save $5 per ticket purchased on-line for this event!

What a deal!

Fall Fun in the Hardin County Community


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We’re glad to bring you the following events, activities and much more. You’ll find free events in Hardin County, as well as some that may have various costs associated with them.  For any additional information on the following events, each event has a phone or email for you.

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Harvest Hangout – The High Ground Church

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Saturday, October 25th


Come join the fun at the Harvest Hangout!

There will be a time to carve pumpkins, meet others, support our community with a food drive, and who can resist a potluck?!

Bring a pumpkin for your kids and knives/kits to carve them.

They’re also going above and beyond, and turning this event into a way to give back to our community! They’re asking that you bring some canned foods to donate to our local food pantry, Helping Hand of Hope. The church will provide drinks, you bring a Fall dish (whatever you want).

Click Here to check out their Facebook Event for the Harvest Hangout!

Location: Dietz Community Center (Starbucks) on post, 9000 Estrada Ave, Fort Knox, KY 40121

Info: For more info visit or find them on Facebook at The High Ground

Moe’s Southwest Grill – FREE Queso Day!


Don’t forget to head to Moe’s on Thursday for FREE QUESO DAY! You’ll get a FREE 6 oz cup of queso!  This is one day only and no coupon or other purchase is required.  Have chips and queso on the house!

There is a limit of one per person.

Location: Moe’s Southwest Grill, 1617 N. Dixie Hwy, Elizabethtown, KY 42701

Info: For more info, call (270) 769-0777

Freeman Lake Dog Park Grand Opening

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The City of Elizabethtown and extended community is so excited about the opening of the Freeman Lake Dog Park. Join them for their Grand Opening!

The Grand Opening will take place Saturday, October 4th, from 10am – 2pm. The dog park will be located off Nalls Road, at Freeman Lake Park.

Bring your children and plan for a fun event – Snoopy will be making an appearance! In addition, there will be opportunity for discounted pet adoptions, and the Hardin County Animal Shelter will be fundraising during the event, selling t-shirts and water to raise money for their new shelter.

Location: Freeman Lake Park off Nalls Road, Elizabethtown, KY

Memorial UMC Fall Family Fun Night




The team of Children’s Ministries and the Memorial Angels would like to invite all families to our Fall Family Movie Night. 

We will start serving dinner at 6pm in the gym. We will be watching ‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’. There will also be games to play, and crafts to do as families. And don’t forget, Pumpkin Decorating!

Location: Memorial United Methodist Church (GYM), 631 N Miles Street, Elizabethtown, KY 42701

Info: For more info, visit or call (270) 769-3331

Hinton’s Apple Festival



Saturday, September 20, 2014


This will be a great fun-filled day with just a short trip down the road to Hodgenville.

Hodgenville is only 24 miles from Elizabethtown (34 minutes).

Hinton’s Orchard will kick off fall this coming weekend with our annual Apple Festival.

Look at all the fun ready to be had!

FarmLand Play Area

(featuring new and improved attractions)

Corn Maze

Hayrides to the pumpkin field

Apple Olympics

& More!

Come Hungry too! Why, you ask? Well, here’s why! There will also be lots of tasty treats from Hinton’s Kitchen like apple pies, caramel apples, caramel apple ice cream, burgers, hot dogs, and much more. Sounds mouth watering we know!

Location: Hinton’s Apple Orchard, 8631 Campbellsville Road  Hodgenville, KY 42748
Info: (270) 325-3854

Ruffle Girl Open House

Ruffle Girl Open House & Warehouse Sale

Saturday, September 20, 2014


Sunday, September 21, 2014


Locally Owned. Great Products.

If you haven’t seen the Ruffle Girl phenomenon then you seriously should check it out! Fun stuff. Not just for kids anymore. Great stuff for moms too.

Locally owned. Locally run. Impacting the entire country with this awesome business!


Location:  Ruffle Girl Warehouse, 400 College Street Road, Suite 102, Elizabethtown, KY

Info:  Email for more information.

Fundraiser Painting Fun for Addie’s Army


Saturday, September 20, 2014

Kids paint at 10:00 AM for just $20.00

Adults paint at 1pm, 4pm or 7pm for $40.00

Sassy Strokes LLC will donate $5.00 for every kid’s painting and

$15.00 for every adult painting to Addie’s Army.

More about Addie - Addilyn Roberts, at the age of 2 was diagnosed with Pre-B. ALL Leukemia on Sept. 23, 2013.

Log onto to register to attend this mega painting event for a great cause!

Location of Event: Sassy Strokes, 120 Drexler Cir Suite #1, Elizabethtown, Kentucky 42701

Info: For more information, please visit or please call (270) 304-9053 or email .

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