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Open House @ Hardin County Public Library

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Thursday, October 2nd

5pm – 7pm

Come and discover what is new at Hardin County Public Library!

Everyone is welcome!

Location: Hardin County Public Library, 100 Jim Owen Drive, Elizabethtown, KY

Info: 270-769-6337

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.

Here’s what you can expect to see:

Fall Fun in Hardin County

Fall Festivals

Family Fun in Hardin County

Fall Events in Elizabethtown and the surrounding cities.


Kids Fall Fun Night: Chick-fil-A


Kids in Hardin County Kentucky can have FREE FUN!

Location: Chick-fil-A of Elizabethtown, 1840 N. Dixie Hwy, Elizabethtown, KY

Info: For more information and to make your reservation please call Breya at 270-307-7785.

Lincoln Days


Did you know Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 in a small cabin on the outskirts of Hodgenville, Kentucky?

The Lincoln Days Parade will be on

Saturday, October 4th at 2pm.

Come enjoy this fun two-day festival that will keep you entertained for hours. Not only will you be able to enjoy pioneer games, an art show, Lincoln Look-Alikes, a parade, live music, food booths, a talent show, a Run/Walk, a tractor and classic car show, and activities for families, but you’ll be able to create great memories that are sure to last for years!

This event will be commemorating the life of Abraham Lincoln on October 4-5, 2014.



11 a.m. - Lincoln Look-Alike Contest

Look-Alike contestants are judged on all traits pertaining to Abraham Lincoln. The event features an oratory contest at 9 a.m. and a look-alike contest at 11 a.m.

10a.m.-5p.m. - Quilt Show

More than 100 quilts will be on display in the historic Christian Church on the town square. The church is on the national register of historic places and was built in 1877.

10:30a.m. - Pioneer Games

One of the festivals most unique events, the pioneer games features a team rail-splitting contest, a tug of war, a pole ride, and a challenging bucket brigade.

2p.m. – Lincoln Days Parade


9a.m.-3p.m. - Classic Car Show

10a.m.-5p.m. - Quilt Show

12p.m.-4p.m. – Scavenger Hunt

1:30p.m. - Railsplitting Walk (Rain or Shine)

2:15p.m. – Railsplitting 5K (Rain or Shine)

This extremely unique event features amateur and professional divisions.

For the complete list of this 2-day event, click here.

Location: 58 Lincoln Square, Hodgenville, Kentucky 42748

Info: Please contact  270-358-8710 or email


Radcliff Days 2014



Come hungry!




Location: Freedom Way, Radcliff, KY

Info: 270-351-4714 or 270-351-4079

“The Wizard of Oz” at the PAC

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Use PROMO Code ETOWNFAMILY and save $5 per ticket purchased on-line for this event!

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.

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.


Home Depot Kid’s Workshop

Build. Learn. Create. Have fun with Kids Workshops at

Home Depot

  Saturday, October 4, 2014


A great way to engage in a fun activity that is family-friendly in Elizabethtown!

  • FREE hands-on workshops designed for children ages 5 – 12 offered the 1st Saturday of every month at all The Home Depot stores between 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety along with instilling a sense of pride and accomplishment.
  • All kids get to keep their craft and receive a FREE Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin and certificate of achievement.


Kids will learn to build their very own while learning do-it-yourself skills and gaining confidence.

• Have fun, make friends and gain a sense of achievement and work ethic

Location: 1510 Ring Road  Elizabethtown, KY 42701

Info: (270) 763-6827

Family Day at Mink & Walters



Saturday, October 4, 2014

Elizabethtown, Kentucky

Open 8am-8pm Daily

Our season is September 15 – October 31,2014

Purchase a Pumpkin to Paint at a Low-Cost

Mink & Walters is a wonderful local place to take your family this fall season through October 31st. Not only are there great backdrops for your photo fun, but the hay maze, games and fun atmosphere is really a treat for the kids.  You may even run into ‘BEN’ the lovely fun (and big big) turkey!

On this special Family Day, they will have a painting area for kids to paint a pumpkin. To paint the pumpkins is totally free. The only expense is to purchase a pumpkin. You can select any size, but for your planning purposes the small pumpkins start at around $1.00

On Family Day you will be able to enjoy hot dogs and marshmallows too. Usually there are drinks available for purchase and of course many beautiful pumpkins, indian corn, mums and more for purchase.

Mink & Walters has no admission fee or cost. It is simple, but it is a perfect way to have a lovely day!

Open 7 days a week 8am – 8pm

FREE Hay Maze & Fun Zone



A great place to spend time with family and friends!

Large variety of spectacular pumpkins and gourds


Come Pick your own pumpkin!

Corn Shocks

Indian Corn

Sweet Potatoes


Giant Pumpkins

Bennett Family enjoying some family-fun at Minks & Walters

Location: 2270 Springfield Road, Elizabethtown, Directions:Easy to find! Just 3 miles south of Hardin Co. Courthouse,left on Springfield Rd. and drive 2.2 miles

Info: 270-360-9455



Pumpkin Carving & Activities: Brown-Pusey House



This event is sponsored by PNC Bank

Saturday, October 25, 2014


Location: Brown-Pusey House, 128 N. Main Street, Elizabethtown, KY

Info: To register and for more information please call 270765-2515

Basetrack: Special Price for Military & Their Families


Elizabethtown, Kentucky


Saturday, October 18, 2014


American Warriors

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Contact the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center

for a special savings code!

Location: Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center,  384 W.A. Jenkins Road, Elizabethtown, KY 42701

Info: Contact for more information Phone: 270-769-8837 or

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