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40th Annual Fort Knox Holiday Bazaar

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40th Annual Fort Knox Holiday Bazaar

*$2 ADMISSION*

Sponsored by the Fort Knox Spouses & Community Club (FKSCC)

Open to the Public taking place at Harmon Hall on Fort Knox

November 6, 2015:   11 am – 7 pm

November 7, 2015:  10 am – 4 pm

Not familiar with Fort Knox? No worries, here is a great map  just for you!

Holiday gathering at it’s best.  Shopping, entertainment, food, and photos with Santa.  Over 70 vendors to browse and find the perfect gift.  Re-energize with food from one of our food vendors, supporting a local team or club.  Have a picture taken with Santa and be entertained by different entertainment groups throughout the day.  

 

Location: Fort Knox Saber & Quill, 1118 Chaffee Ave, Fort Knox, Kentucky 40121

Info: Email for more info holidaybazaar@fortknoxscc.org or visit Visit the FKSCC on Facebook or at their website  http://fortknoxscc.org

The Fort Knox Spouses & Community Club is part of the ElizabethtownFamily.com Business/Non-Profit Directory.

The Pumpkin Wagon

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It’s time for Fall Fun in Hardin County

Location: The Pumpkin Wagon, 1507 St. John Road, Elizabethtown, KY

Info: Please call Amy if you have questions at 502-807-3035 or via email at thepumpkinwagon@gmail.com

Review: The Pumpkin Wagon

Written by Jessica Spears, Creative Manager

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The Pumpkin Wagon

Monday – Friday Open Noon – Dusk

Saturday – Sunday Open 10am-Dusk

Special Activities on the Weekends

     Fall is here and who isn’t ready for some pumpkin fun? Right here in Elizabethtown, (only 3.2 miles past Target), The Pumpkin Wagon has something for everyone.

     My family had the opportunity to visit The Pumpkin Wagon on a Thursday evening. My daughter is almost 3yrs old, so I wasn’t sure if they would have activities to entertain her. Boy was I surprised! Upon arriving, (which it was very easy to find, located directly off St. John Rd), my daughter spotted the kiddie hay-bale maze. She really enjoyed running through the maze and showing mommy and daddy the “right way” to walk through it.

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She also enjoyed the kiddie slide, and of course the picnic tables when she was ready to take a break!

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     In addition to the play area, the entire grounds at The Pumpkin Wagon was set up beautifully. There are many areas to take fall pictures. We were there around 5:30pm, and it was the perfect time to take pictures; the sunset was beautiful.

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We continued our fall-fun evening by walking through their corn-maze. My daughter was happy to take the lead and show us the best way to get through the maze.

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Following the corn-maze, we headed over to pick out our pumpkins. The Pumpkin Wagon had a great variety of sizes of pumpkins and gourds, and not to mention their prices are great! The small pumpkins (white & orange) started at only $1. My favorite size was their medium pumpkins (the perfect size for carving), and they were only $3 each. They also offered other fall items such as mums, corn stalks (only $3), sweet potatoes, winter squash, hay bales and mini decorative pumpkins. Wagons were provided for use while picking out pumpkins, which was not only convenient, but fun for my daughter.

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     The Pumpkin Wagon is right here in Elizabethtown and provided an evening of fun for my entire family. Did I mention that ALL activities were FREE? The staff was super-friendly and helpful. The area was very clean and kid-friendly. It’s a must visit location if you’re looking for family-friendly fun in Elizabethtown.

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Find them Online! Their website is http://www.thepumpkinwagon.com/

Plus, you can find them on Social Media too!

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/thepumpkinwagonelizabethtown

Location: The Pumpkin Wagon, 1507 St. John Road, Elizabethtown, KY

Info: Please call Amy if you have questions at 502-807-3035 or via email at thepumpkinwagon@gmail.com

French Lick Scenic Railway’s Day Out With Thomas

French Lick Scenic Railway’s

Day Out With Thomas

French Lick is 98 miles from Elizabethtown, KY

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in French Lick, Indiana

Sept 19 -20, 2015

&

Sept 26 -27, 2015

*French Lick, IN is about 100 miles from Elizabethtown

10:30am-3:45pm

All aboard for Thomas the Tank Engine, as the classic storybook friend rolls into French Lick for a day of fun, games and train rides with Thomas.

Get your tickets before they sell out!

Location: French Lick Scenic Railroad, 1 Monon Dr, French Lick, IN 47432

Info: To purchase tickets call (866) 468-7630 or visit www.ticketweb.com/dowt

The Pumpkin Wagon: Fall Fun in Elizabethtown

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Are you looking for Fall Fun in Hardin County Kentucky? Well, make sure a visit to The Pumpkin Wagon is on your things to do list!

The Pumpkin Wagon is conveniently located in Elizabethtown. Whether you grab the kids after school and decide you want to just have some fresh air on a fall afternoon, or you want to bring along your camera and try and ‘capture’ that perfect photo for your Facebook newsfeed, The Pumpkin Wagon welcomes you.

HOURS

Monday – Friday 12pm – Dusk

Saturday & Sunday: 10am – Dusk

Special Activities on the Weekends

Opening day: September 12, 2015

  • Wide variety of pumpkins and gourds of all shapes and sizes
  • Mums, Corn Shocks and Straw Bales
  • Sweet Potatoes and Winter Squash
  • Corn Maze and Straw Maze
  • Wonderful Photo Opportunities
  • Games and a Play Area for Kiddos

Find them Online! Their website is http://www.thepumpkinwagon.com/

Plus, you can find them on social media too!

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/thepumpkinwagonelizabethtown

Location: The Pumpkin Wagon, 1507 St. John Road, Elizabethtown, KY

Info: For more information, please contact The Pumpkin Wagon at thepumpkinwagon@gmail.com

 

Happy Days in Radcliff

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Saturday , September 26th 2015
Freedoms Way, Radcliff, KY

The theme is “ Happy Days in Radcliff” and features 50-60’s era bands, a parade down Dixie Highway , The Radcliff Artisan Market, a Food Truck Caravan , a Seniors event on Friday and finally a gospel sing in Radcliff North Park on Sunday.

Although the main event kicks off on Saturday with parade down Dixie Highway, the weekend is filled with activities to celebrate the founding of our city in 1956.

Make it even more fun by dressing in the attire of that era and dancing the night away with one of the area’s leading oldies band.

Location: Colvin Community Center, Freedom Way, Radcliff, KY

Info: Radcliff Parks and Recreation Department 270-351-4079

Fair for Families with Special Needs (Hodgenville)

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FREE event honoring children and adults with disabilities at LaRue County Fairgrounds in Hodgenville, KY. Come on out and enjoy a an evening of laughter and fun!

Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015
4:00pm – 7:00pm

Location: LaRue County Fairgrounds, 375 South Greensburg St., Hodgenville, KY. 42748

Info: To register, visit www.luke14hodgenvilleky.webs.com or Call/Txt (270) 763-3411 Gary Rock or (270) 766-9934 Karen Rock (If texting please include number of people attending and shirt size of person with disability)

Mr. Gatti’s Story Night

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Listen to stories and make a craft while enjoying your pizza!

Mr. Gatti’s Story Night

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

5:00 -7:00 pm (come whenever!)

*buffets must be purchased

Location: Mr. Gatti’s Pizza, 803 N. Mulberry, Elizabethtown, KY 42701

Info: Contact Nan Campbell at 270.769.6337 or email at hcplnanc@gmail.com

Ruffle Girl Warehouse Sale

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Saturday, September 5, 2015

10am-4pm

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 and boys too.

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

FREE Scarf for anyone who prints the flyer below!

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Location:  Ruffle Girl Warehouse, 206 Peterson Dr. Elizabethtown, KY

Info:  Email customerservice@rufflegirl.com for more information.

Upton Days Festival 2015 (Upton, KY)

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Located in LaRue County, Upton Days is just a short 20 mile trip straight down I-65.

Upton Days 2015 Schedule

Friday, September 18, 2015

6:00-7:00 pm Dessert, Salsa, & Canning drop-off @ Community Center

6:00-6:30 pm Pre-registration for 5K Run/Walk – Proceeds donated to the Kimberly Curren’s Family

7:30-8:00 pm Canning winners announced

Dessert Auction – Proceeds donated to Crusade for                                                 Children

8:00-11:00 pm Miles Apart Band, sponsored by West Point Bank— Admission Charge

 

Saturday, September 19, 2015

7:00-9:00 am Booth set-up @ Community Center

7:00-9:00 am Art Contest Entry drop off (Handmade items, 1 per person, all ages)

8:30 am Parade line-up @ north end of town Old 31W

9:00 am Free breakfast @ West Point Bank

10:00 am Parade

Immediately following parade – food, crafts, kids games, silent auction

11:00 am Car Show @ Baptist church parking lot held by Upton Masonic Lodge#749

11:30 am Cakewalk by Upton Baptist Women

12:00 pm Pedal pull

Baby Contest registration (birth up to 5 yrs)

Upton Fire Department Demonstration

Art Judging (contestants must pick up entry by 5 p.m.)

1:00 pm Bingo outside

Baby Contest

Lil’ Miss & Lil’ Master registration (5 yrs – 8 yrs)

Prince & Princess registration (9yrs-12yrs)

2:00 pm Lil’ Miss & Lil’ Master Contest

Prince & Princess Contest

2:00-4:00 pm Live Music outside

2:30 pm Decorated Bike Parade-Community Center – (Preschool through Elementary School Age Children)

2:30 pm Parent & Child Look Alike Contest registration

3:00 pm Parent & Child Look Alike Contest

3:00 pm Redneck Games @ church ball field

4:00 pm Junior Miss (13 yrs – 16 yrs)

Miss (17 yrs – 21 yrs)

Intermission of pageant – Auction items and Raffle winners announced (Items must be picked up by 4pm)

6:00 pm Scavenger Hunt registration

6:30 pm Scavenger Hunt

 

Sunday, September 20, 2015

10:30 am Donut & Coffee Breakfast @ Community Center

11:00 am Community Worship Service @ Community Center

 

Location: Upton Ky

Info: For more info, contact LaRue County Chamber of Commerce at 270-358-3411

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