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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:  Benton - Sportsman's Marina - 12710 US-68, Benton

When:  May 18, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 354-8333

The US Coast Guard Auxiliary and Sportsman's Lodge Campgrounds & Marinas will be presenting a kick-off event for National Boating Safety Week at Sportsman's Marina located at Jonathan Creek. This free event will feature many activities including free vessel saftey checks on dock and on land, boating skills instruction and games with prizes for kids, Coastie the Coast Guard boat will be on hand for the kids to interact with. Also on site will be an interactive display from the KDFWR, food, snow-cones, games and more. Sportsman's Lodge is also offering a 15% discount on lodging during this event.

Where:  Benton - Tourism Office - 93 Carroll Rd, Benton

When:  June 1, 2019 - 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 527-3128

Come join the fun in this leisurely Poker Run for boats, cars, bikes, etc. That's right, this poker run is by lake or by land! You may start from any of the sponsor marinas at their opening time on June 1st. Turn in your tickets at Moors Resort & Marina no later than 4pm to receive your cards and make your best hand! 1st Place wins $1,000 and we are paying out the top 5 hands! COST IS $20 PER PLAYER! For more information, call 270-527-3128!

Where:  Hardin - Kenlake State Park - 542 Kenlake Road

When:  June 29, 2019 - 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m

Contact:  (270) 474-2211

Join us on June 29th, 2019 for the release of Kalib's new album "TRUTH"! Call the park for more information and accommodations!

Looking for more?  View all the Kentucky Lake & Lake Barkley Events.


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