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Events in the Benton Area

Including Aurora, Jonathan Creek, Malcolm Creek & King Creek KY

If you're looking for something to do, we hope to help fulfill your quest with these events happening in the Benton area.

Where:  Aurora - Kenlake State Park - 542 Kenlake Road

When:  July 28, 2018 - 3:00 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 791-1533

The Metal Mafia Car Club presents the Kenlake Cruise-In on May 26th, July 28th, and September 22nd 3-7 P.M. outside the Tennis Center. Bring your ride down to Kenlake State Resort Park next to the Tennis Center. There'll be Valve Cover Racing, Door/Cash Prizes, Kid's Choice Awards, Long Haul Award, and Goody Bags! This event is free and open to the public. All makes and models are welcome, if it has wheels... Bring It! Live Music and Food Vendors will be on site each time.

5/26: Mini Contest and Music by: Nightfish

7/28: Vintage Camper Contest and Music by: Kalib swift & Friends

9/22: Pinup Contest and Music by: The Sullivan 3

Food Vending by: Burgers on Wheels, Big Bob Q, and Sweetie's Ice Cream

No Loud Music, No Alcohol, No Burnouts!Not Responsible for accidents, lost or stolen items. Canned food items accepted for charity. More Info Call: Dallas or Lisa Peck: 270-791-1533

Where:  Aurora - Kenlake Amphitheater - 542 Kenlake Rd, Hardin, KY 42048

When:  August 23, 2018 thru August 25, 2018 -

Contact:  (270) 474-2211

The Kenlake Hot August Blues Festival is a Kentucky and Mid-South tradition.

Thursday, August 23: The Thursday night lineup will be on the lawn of Kenlake State Park Lodge. It starts out at 6 PM and it's FREE! Bring your lawn chairs for Lew Jetton & 61 South and Friends as some of the top musicians and singers in the region join Lew and the guys for an old time Blues Jam!

Friday, August 24th: The festival moves to the amphitheater with gates opening at 3:00 and the show beginning at 6. Artists include: The Sullivan 3, Woody Pines, Blue Mother Tupelo, and Albert Castiglia.

Saturday, August 25th: The gates open at 10 a.m. with music beginning at noon. Artists include: Andy Gibson, Elam McKnight, Soul Dog, Microwave Dave & The Nukes, Ivas John, Miranda Louise, Big Mike Griffin and Larry McCray.

For ticket information visit Kenlakeblues.com

Where:  Aurora - Kenlake State Park - 542 Kenlake Road

When:  September 22, 2018 - 3:00 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 791-1533

The Metal Mafia Car Club presents the Kenlake Cruise-In on May 26th, July 28th, and September 22nd 3-7 P.M. outside the Tennis Center. Bring your ride down to Kenlake State Resort Park next to the Tennis Center. There'll be Valve Cover Racing, Door/Cash Prizes, Kid's Choice Awards, Long Haul Award, and Goody Bags! This event is free and open to the public. All makes and models are welcome, if it has wheels... Bring It! Live Music and Food Vendors will be on site each time.

5/26: Mini Contest and Music by: Nightfish

7/28: Vintage Camper Contest and Music by: Kalib swift & Friends

9/22: Pinup Contest and Music by: The Sullivan 3

Food Vending by: Burgers on Wheels, Big Bob Q, and Sweetie's Ice Cream

No Loud Music, No Alcohol, No Burnouts!Not Responsible for accidents, lost or stolen items. Canned food items accepted for charity. More Info Call: Dallas or Lisa Peck: 270-791-1533

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