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Where:  LBL - Homeplace 1850s - 4512 The Trace, Dover

When:  July 16, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-6457

Fresh fruit pies, cobblers, cakes and cool drinks were special summer treats for families in the 1850s. Drop by the kitchen to see what the ladies have whipped up for this hot summer day. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  July 16, 2019 - Each Tuesday at 3:30

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Come see Nature Station's resident groundhog enjoy some of her favorite treats during chow time! While we enjoy watching her munch on lunch, we'll learn about groundhogs and how they survive as one of nature's best burrowers! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  July 17, 2019 - Each Wednesday at 3:30

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Who rules the waters and skies over Land Between the Lakes? The bald eagle, of course! Visit with our resident bald eagle at her dinnertime and discover her secrets of survival. Also find out about the successful bald eagle recovery project that brought this majestic bird back from the brink of extinction in this area. At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Homeplace 1850s - 4512 The Trace, Dover

When:  July 17, 2019 - 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-6457

Whether we are splitting fire wood to keep us warm through the cold of winter, or carving out a beautiful piece of art that will be used in the construction of furniture, every Thursday this summer will be dedicated to the art of working with wood. Visit with our farmers and feel the smoothness of a hand planned board, or help split fence rails for the repairs needed on the farm. At the Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  July 18, 2019 - 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Vultures: are they super gross, just misunderstood, or somewhere in between? Join our naturalists for this fun program where you can get an up close look at these birds that are crazy for carrion, and learn how they play a crucial role in our ecosystem! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  July 19, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes John Sutton live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  July 20, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes Ethan Torsak Band live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Dover - Fat Daddy's - 120 Driftwood Shores Ln

When:  July 20, 2019 - 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-2244

Risky Business will be performing live at Fat Daddy's Tiki Hut on Kentucky Lake, south of Paris Landing from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more details, call (270) 232-2243.

Where:  Cadiz - Lexie Bush Convention Center - 303 Complex Road, Cadiz

When:  July 20, 2019 - 10:00 a.m.

Contact:  270-349-1149

Historian and museum director Penny Baucum Fields will share her expertise and advice as she presents an entertaining look at issues involved in preserving one's family history on Saturday, July 20th at 10:00 a.m. in the Lexie Bush Convention Center in Cadiz, KY. Real-life stories, humorous anecdotes, and expert advice will be offered as Baucum Fields shares advice on how to improve one's family history preservation skills. The program is free and open to the public, and will be held at the Lexie Bush Convention Center near Cadiz, KY. The presentation is free and reservations are not required. For more information, call (270) 349-1149.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  July 20, 2019 - 1:30 p.m. - 2:00

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Meet Nature Station's resident wildcat! Learn about how bobcats live, how common they are in Land Between the Lakes, and maybe even see Bobcat play with his food! He certainly gets excited about feeding time! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  July 20, 2019 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

$20 per person to use one of our kayaks; $15 per person if you bring your own kayak. Participants must be age 13 or above. Cost does not include NS admission. NS closes at 5pm. Reservation and full deposit required. Call 270-924-2020 to reserve your space.

Join us for a relaxed paddle as we explore the nooks and crannies of one of Lake Barkley's scenic bays. We will search the waters and shorelines for wildlife such as osprey, eagles, beavers, egrets, frogs and songbirds. Enjoy a feast for the eyes and ears as the sun dips below the trees and nature's evening chorus comes to life.
$20 per person to use one of our kayaks; $15 per person if you bring your own kayak. Participants must be age 13 or above. Cost does not include NS admission. NS closes at 5pm. Reservation and full deposit required. Call 270-924-2020 to reserve your space and for location information.

Where:  Cadiz - Lexie Bush Convention Center - 303 Complex Road, Cadiz

When:  July 20, 2019 - 7:00 p.m.

Contact:  270-349-1149

History educator and author Geoff Baggett will bring an old wooden trunk full of daily necessities and military items from the Revolutionary War period for a hands-on history presentation at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 20th. The program is free and open to the public, and will be held at the Lexie Bush Convention Center near Cadiz, KY. Baggett's trunk full of 18th century "treasures" helps bring to life the reality of living on the Virginia and Kentucky frontier in the 1770s, with glimpses into the lives of people who lived in the past. Items include camp tools and equipment, clothing, and other everyday necessities. For more information, call 270-349-1149.

Where:  LBL - Homeplace 1850s - 4512 The Trace, Dover

When:  July 20, 2019 - 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-6457

Did you know if you cut your hair or trim your beard in the sign of Libra it will grow thicker, stronger, and more beautiful? Many 19th century folk, looked to the moon and stars to plan everyday activities guided by the almanac. Almanacs had and still have planting charts and a list of best dates to do common activities; even when to 'set' your hens. Meet in the parlor to learn how to read the signs of the moon and stars.
*Ideal for home educators. At the Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  July 20, 2019 - 2:30 to 3:00 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

They might have a face even a mother might not love - let's meet some animals up close and personal who are not known for their looks! Discover vultures, opossums, alligator snappers and more and see why their ugly "mugs" are important for Land Between the Lakes!
Program free. Weather permitting. *Ideal for home educators.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  July 20, 2019 - 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Here, there, and everywhere! Squirrels are fast, loud, and seem a little scatterbrained. Come learn more about this small rodent family and meet a live flying squirrel up close! Then stick around and play some squirrely games to see if YOU could survive as a squirrel! Admission fees apply.

Where:  Dover - Fat Daddy's - 120 Driftwood Shores Ln

When:  July 21, 2019 - 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-2244

Ethan Torsak will be performing live at Fat Daddy's Tiki Hut on Kentucky Lake, south of Paris Landing from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more details, call (270) 232-2243.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  July 21, 2019 - Each Sunday at 11:30

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Most of us enjoy a nice Sunday brunch and so do our snakes! In fact, Sunday brunch is their only meal of the week! Come watch as our rattlesnake, kingsnake, rat snake and more chow down their mouse-alicious meal. You'll even get to meet one of the snakes up close! Bring your camera for a snake selfie! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  July 21, 2019 - 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Its race day here at the Nature Station! Everyone knows how the old story goes, but what happens when we put a real turtle and rabbit head to head? Come find out in this fun program where we pit our domestic rabbit, Coney, against one of our turtles in our very own reenactment of this beloved fable! You never know, the results may surprise you! Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  July 21, 2019 - 3:30 to 3:50 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Everyone loves having fun and today it's playtime for our bobcat! Watch as they react to an interesting new food item or an exciting new toy and learn more about how the Nature Station cares for its rescued wildlife through fun enrichment activities! Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Homeplace 1850s - 4512 The Trace, Dover

When:  July 21, 2019 - 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-6457

Take a "shuttle" back in time, "beam" down, or travel at "warp" speed to the Homeplace to discover 19th century weaving. Watch our antique treadle loom in action, learn how to set it up, how it works, and see the progress of our current historic project. Don't get "weft" behind! After your visit, you'll understand how these puns "tie in" to weaving. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  July 22, 2019 - 3:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Turtles are so cool! Some can live over 100 years, some can grow over 200 pounds, and some are even nocturnal! Join us to meet several turtles native to Land Between the Lakes, see what makes each one unique, and even give them a pat on the shell! Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Homeplace 1850s - 4512 The Trace, Dover

When:  July 23, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-6457

Fresh fruit pies, cobblers, cakes and cool drinks were special summer treats for families in the 1850s. Drop by the kitchen to see what the ladies have whipped up for this hot summer day. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  July 23, 2019 - Each Tuesday at 3:30

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Come see Nature Station's resident groundhog enjoy some of her favorite treats during chow time! While we enjoy watching her munch on lunch, we'll learn about groundhogs and how they survive as one of nature's best burrowers! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Homeplace 1850s - 4512 The Trace, Dover

When:  July 23, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-6457

I smell Christmas coming from the kitchen but it's not December. Pop in the kitchen and see what Christmas treat is being prepared in July. Maybe there's a new receipt (recipe) to share for you to try in December. At the Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Homeplace 1850s - 4512 The Trace, Dover

When:  July 24, 2019 - 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-6457

Whether we are splitting fire wood to keep us warm through the cold of winter, or carving out a beautiful piece of art that will be used in the construction of furniture, every Thursday this summer will be dedicated to the art of working with wood. Visit with our farmers and feel the smoothness of a hand planned board, or help split fence rails for the repairs needed on the farm. At the Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  July 24, 2019 - Each Wednesday at 3:30

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Who rules the waters and skies over Land Between the Lakes? The bald eagle, of course! Visit with our resident bald eagle at her dinnertime and discover her secrets of survival. Also find out about the successful bald eagle recovery project that brought this majestic bird back from the brink of extinction in this area. At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Homeplace 1850s - 4512 The Trace, Dover

When:  July 24, 2019 - 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-6457

It is only 6 months until Christmas! Simple nature-inspired decorations were used to decorate Christmas trees in the 1850. Learn to make a natural Christmas ornament today at the tool barn to decorate your Christmas tree with the 1850 touch. At the Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Homeplace 1850s - 4512 The Trace, Dover

When:  July 24, 2019 - 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-6457

Before Christmas gets here, we need some new ornaments for the tree. What will Santa put your sweet treats in? I know we can sew you a new felt stocking to hang on the tree to be filled with goodies. What color would you like your stocking; red, green, or gold? At the Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  July 25, 2019 - Each Thursday at 3:30

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Vultures: are they super gross, just misunderstood, or somewhere in between? Join our naturalists for this fun program where you can get an up close look at these birds that are crazy for carrion, and learn how they play a crucial role in our ecosystem! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  July 26, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes Sullivan 3 Band live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  July 26, 2019 - 3:30 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Come help feed Nature Station's resident snapping turtles during their chow time! Join our staff in giving the turtles some of their favorite fishy fare. While they munch on their lunch, we'll learn more about these dwellers of the deep and if we should be afraid of them. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  July 27, 2019 - 1:30 p.m. - 2:00

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Meet Nature Station's resident wildcat! Learn about how bobcats live, how common they are in Land Between the Lakes, and maybe even see Bobcat play with his food! He certainly gets excited about feeding time! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  July 27, 2019 - 2:30 to 3:00 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Hop on down and meet our bunny! Just like you, our rambunctious rabbit needs some playtime to kick up his heels. From his floppy ears to his fluffy tail, our bunny is full of fun! Come learn more about what makes rabbits special and get a chance to meet him up close. Admission fees apply.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  July 27, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes Tommy Akers Band live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  LBL - Homeplace 1850s - 4512 The Trace, Dover

When:  July 27, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-6457

Traditional handwork skills are still alive and well at the Homeplace. Join us throughout the farm as we highlight the many types of hand work it takes to keep a farm going. From cool, cotton sheets to brooms, the farm family handmade most of what was needed. Demonstrations of period crafts include broom making, quilting, lace making, rug making, woodworking and more. This is your chance to learn more about these age-old skills or just appreciate the work of our ancestors.
*Ideal for home educators. At the Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  July 27, 2019 - 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Vultures: are they super gross, just misunderstood, or somewhere in between? Join our naturalists for this fun program where you can get an up close look at our new (and very personable) turkey vulture that just loves dinner-time, and learn how they play a crucial role in our ecosystem! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  Dover - Fat Daddy's - 120 Driftwood Shores Ln

When:  July 27, 2019 - 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-2244

Kelso Mojo will be performing live at Fat Daddy's Tiki Hut on Kentucky Lake, south of Paris Landing from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more details, call (270) 232-2243.

Where:  Grand Rivers - Little Lake Park - 141 Payne Street, Grand Rivers

When:  July 27, 2019 - 8:00 p.m.

Contact:  grandrivers.org

Every fourth Saturday this summer you and your family can enjoy a kid-friendly, free movie at Grand River's Little Lake Park. Come by golf cart, side-by-side, or vehicle. Bring your lawn chair or a blanket for a great outdoor movie experience!

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  July 28, 2019 - Each Sunday at 11:30

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Most of us enjoy a nice Sunday brunch and so do our snakes! In fact, Sunday brunch is their only meal of the week! Come watch as our rattlesnake, kingsnake, rat snake and more chow down their mouse-alicious meal. You'll even get to meet one of the snakes up close! Bring your camera for a snake selfie! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  July 28, 2019 - 2:30 to 3:15 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Who says only the big birds are scary? The most ferocious owl in Land between the Lakes is smaller than you think! Come on out to Nature Station and learn about some of the tiny but deadly creatures out there and even meet one up close! Admission fees apply.

Where:  Dover - Fat Daddy's - 120 Driftwood Shores Ln

When:  July 28, 2019 - 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-2244

Sullivan 3 will be performing live at Fat Daddy's Tiki Hut on Kentucky Lake, south of Paris Landing from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more details, call (270) 232-2243.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  July 28, 2019 - 3:30 to 3:50 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Everyone loves having fun and today it's playtime for our endangered red wolves! Watch as they react to an interesting new food item or an exciting new toy, and learn more about how the Nature Station cares for its rescued wildlife through fun enrichment activities! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  July 29, 2019 - 3:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Turtles are so cool! Some can live over 100 years, some can grow over 200 pounds, and some are even nocturnal! Join us to meet several turtles native to Land Between the Lakes, see what makes each one unique, and even give them a pat on the shell! Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  July 30, 2019 - Each Tuesday at 3:30

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Come see Nature Station's resident groundhog enjoy some of her favorite treats during chow time! While we enjoy watching her munch on lunch, we'll learn about groundhogs and how they survive as one of nature's best burrowers! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Homeplace 1850s - 4512 The Trace, Dover

When:  July 30, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-6457

Fresh fruit pies, cobblers, cakes and cool drinks were special summer treats for families in the 1850s. Drop by the kitchen to see what the ladies have whipped up for this hot summer day. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr

When:  July 1, 2019 thru July 31, 2019 - Various Times

Contact:  (270) 924-2233

Teens, adults, and even children can appreciate this full-dome presentation from National Geographic. Join us aboard the imaginary space ship Erion as you journey through our solar system looking for the planet with the wildest weather. Witness the most beautiful, powerful, and mysterious weather phenomena in the solar system! Once enlightened, you will most assuredly be thankful that we live on Earth! Showtimes are Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 a.m., Mondays and Fridays at 2:00 p.m., and Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. Admission fees apply. For details, call (270) 924-2233. Download the showtimes tables here.

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr

When:  July 1, 2019 thru July 31, 2019 - 1:00 p.m. Daily (except Saturdays)

Contact:  (270) 924-2233

Many people envision a brilliant rendering of the night sky star field displayed on the domed theater screen whenever they think of a planetarium. All planetariums did tours of the night sky once upon a time. We used analog star instruments and it was the highlight of the programming. As our media moved more towards digital technology, many planetariums began featuring more dynamic offerings using all the new bells and whistles technology afforded.

We have also gone in this brave new direction, but we will also always keep one block each day dedicated to a live star show. This is that show, the one where we spend the full 45 minutes touring the sky, highlighting star patterns and planets currently visible in the early evening. We also highlight and discuss locating deep-sky objects, these are those objects of interest which are a little farther from home, things you may want to search for if you have a medium to large size telescope. And of course, all this brought to you via a live presentation with a real person talking to you. This is a live interpretation of the night sky and may not be suitable for younger audiences who might find it challenging to sit quietly through a live presentation.

Showtimes are 1:00 p.m. daily (except Sat). Admission fees apply. Recommended for age 6 and above. Download the showtimes tables here.

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr

When:  July 1, 2019 thru July 31, 2019 - Various Times

Contact:  (270) 924-2233

Have you ever wondered how our modern spacecraft can navigate quickly and accurately to Earth orbit and beyond? Find out in EXPLORE, the lavish 2017 full dome production from Creative Planet. It's the story of humanity's fascination with the stars - from ancient stargazers and astrologers to the breakthrough discoveries of Nicolaus Copernicus and Johannes Kepler. Today's explorers depend on Kepler's genius for their work in space. Showtimes are Saturdays, Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2:00 p.m.; Monday, Wednesday and Friday at noon. Download the showtimes tables here.

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr

When:  July 1, 2019 thru July 31, 2019 - Various Times

Contact:  (270) 924-2233

Please come and enjoy the many beautiful full-dome images of our universe on this virtual space tour as seen from the eyes of the world's largest telescopes including the Hubble Space Telescope. Along the way, you will learn about the history of astronomy, the invention of the telescope, and see impressive images from today's giant telescopes that allow us to probe ever deeper into the Universe. Showtimes are Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m.; Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. For details, call (270) 924-2233. Admission fees apply. Download the showtimes tables here.

Where:  LBL - Homeplace 1850s - 4512 The Trace, Dover

When:  July 31, 2019 - 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-6457

Whether we are splitting fire wood to keep us warm through the cold of winter, or carving out a beautiful piece of art that will be used in the construction of furniture, every Thursday this summer will be dedicated to the art of working with wood. Visit with our farmers and feel the smoothness of a hand planned board, or help split fence rails for the repairs needed on the farm. At the Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  July 31, 2019 - Each Wednesday at 3:30

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Who rules the waters and skies over Land Between the Lakes? The bald eagle, of course! Visit with our resident bald eagle at her dinnertime and discover her secrets of survival. Also find out about the successful bald eagle recovery project that brought this majestic bird back from the brink of extinction in this area. At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr

When:  July 1, 2019 thru July 31, 2019 - Various Times

Contact:  (270) 924-2233

The entire family will enjoy discovering the secrets about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions, who has many misconceptions about how these three celestial objects interact. Laugh out loud as Coyote attempts to explain how the moon and sun always appear to astound us with their celestial antics. Showtimes are Tuesdays/Thursdays at 12:00 p.m.; Saturdays/Sundays at 3:00 p.m.; Mondays/Fridays at 10:00 a.m.; Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. For details, call (270) 924-2233. Admission fees apply. Download the showtimes tables here.

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr

When:  July 1, 2019 thru July 31, 2019 - Various Times

Contact:  (270) 924-2233

Your family will enjoy this full-dome presentation narrated by Tim Allen. Right now there is a new space race going on as teams of young scientists all around the globe compete for 30 million dollars in prize money offered by Google to see who will be the first private organization to land a rover on the moon in 2018. Not since the Apollo missions 40 years ago has there been this much lunar exploration. Admission fees apply. Showtimes are Mondays at 11:00 a.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday at 12:00 p.m. Download the showtimes tables here.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  August 2, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes Vintage Station live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  August 3, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes Drunken Poets live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Dover - Fat Daddy's - 120 Driftwood Shores Ln

When:  August 3, 2019 - 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-2244

Four Play will be performing live at Fat Daddy's Tiki Hut on Kentucky Lake, south of Paris Landing from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more details, call (270) 232-2243.

Where:  Cadiz - Downtown Cadiz - 60 Main Street, Cadiz

When:  August 3, 2019 - 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Contact:  270-348-7718

Gear up for Cadiz Cruz-In's! Held on the first Saturday of the month (April through September) in Historic Downtown Cadiz on Main Street. At Every Cruz In, you'll see free dash plaques for the first 30 entrants, live music, free Corn Hole, door prizes and cash prizes!

OPEN CLASS, cars, trucks and motorcycles welcome. Free entry with dash plaques for first 75 to register. Registration table will be in front of Ronnie Clark Realty on Main Street. Trophies for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place. Free music by the Tim Lynch Band. Free door prizes. For the kids: find the CAR ROCK and turn it in at the registration table for a door prize. D's BBQ will have food available for purchase. For more information on Cruz In's, call Barbara Jones at 270-350-0216 and be sure and "Like" on Facebook

Where:  Dover - Fat Daddy's - 120 Driftwood Shores Ln

When:  August 4, 2019 - 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-2244

Memphis Yahoo will be performing live at Fat Daddy's Tiki Hut on Kentucky Lake, south of Paris Landing from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more details, call (270) 232-2243.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  August 9, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes Josh Brown live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  August 10, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes Secondhand Crush live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Dover - Fat Daddy's - 120 Driftwood Shores Ln

When:  August 10, 2019 - 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-2244

Ethan Torsak Band will be performing live at Fat Daddy's Tiki Hut on Kentucky Lake, south of Paris Landing from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more details, call (270) 232-2243.

Where:  Grand Rivers - Little Lake Park - Payne St, Grand Rivers

When:  August 10, 2019 - TBA

Contact:  grandrivers.org

Throughout the summer enjoy live entertainment at Little Lake Park. Best of all - it's free! Bring a lawn chair and your dancing shoes! Cantageus is one of Western Kentucky's best Classic Rock Bands. Come out and enjoy!

Where:  Dover - Fat Daddy's - 120 Driftwood Shores Ln

When:  August 11, 2019 - 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-2244

Gone to Marz will be performing live at Fat Daddy's Tiki Hut on Kentucky Lake, south of Paris Landing from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more details, call (270) 232-2243.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  August 16, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes The Damwrights live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  August 17, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes Nightfish live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Dover - Fat Daddy's - 120 Driftwood Shores Ln

When:  August 17, 2019 - 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-2244

Neil Brock + The Cover Up will be performing live at Fat Daddy's Tiki Hut on Kentucky Lake, south of Paris Landing from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more details, call (270) 232-2243.

Where:  Dover - Fat Daddy's - 120 Driftwood Shores Ln

When:  August 18, 2019 - 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-2244

Sullivan 3 will be performing live at Fat Daddy's Tiki Hut on Kentucky Lake, south of Paris Landing from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more details, call (270) 232-2243.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  August 23, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes John Fuller live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  August 24, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes AKACIA live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Dover - Fat Daddy's - 120 Driftwood Shores Ln

When:  August 24, 2019 - 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-2244

One Nyte Stand will be performing live at Fat Daddy's Tiki Hut on Kentucky Lake, south of Paris Landing from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more details, call (270) 232-2243.

Where:  Grand Rivers - Little Lake Park - 141 Payne Street, Grand Rivers

When:  August 24, 2019 - 7:45 p.m.

Contact:  grandrivers.org

Every fourth Saturday this summer you and your family can enjoy a kid-friendly, free movie at Grand River's Little Lake Park. Come by golf cart, side-by-side, or vehicle. Bring your lawn chair or a blanket for a great outdoor movie experience!

Where:  Dover - Fat Daddy's - 120 Driftwood Shores Ln

When:  August 25, 2019 - 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-2244

Stronghold will be performing live at Fat Daddy's Tiki Hut on Kentucky Lake, south of Paris Landing from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more details, call (270) 232-2243.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  August 30, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes Memphis Yahoos live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  August 31, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes Heart & Soul live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  August 1, 2019 thru August 31, 2019 - 3:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

August brings hummingbirds by the hundred to the Nature Station, and you're invited to come witness this natural spectacle for yourself! Come by any day in August to watch these busy birds have a feeding frenzy in our backyard gardens. Also, enjoy artwork by local artists and photographers, check out informative hummingbird displays, and take part in our Hummingbird Photography Contest. And don't forget to check out our special hummingbird programs throughout August:

• Throughout August - Nature Station Hummingbird Photo Contest

• Friday, August 2, 6-8pm - Dinner with the Hummingbirds (reservations required)

• Saturday & Sunday, August 3 & 4 - Hummingbird Festival

• Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10am - Morning with the Hummingbirds

• Wednesdays at 11:30am - Hummingbirds of the World

• Saturday, August 10, 6-8pm - Dinner with the Hummingbirds (reservations required)

• Saturday, August 17 at 9:30am - Hummingbird Photography Workshop (reservations required)

• Sunday, August 18 at 2pm - Knee-high Naturalists: Hummingbirds

• Saturday, August 24 at 9am -Hummingbird Cafe (reservations required)

Admission fees apply.

Where:  Dover - Fat Daddy's - 120 Driftwood Shores Ln

When:  August 31, 2019 - 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-2244

Kingsbury will be performing live at Fat Daddy's Tiki Hut on Kentucky Lake, south of Paris Landing from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more details, call (270) 232-2243.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  September 1, 2019 - 2-5pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes Secondhand Crush live from 2-5pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Dover - Fat Daddy's - 120 Driftwood Shores Ln

When:  September 1, 2019 - 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-2244

Legacy will be performing live at Fat Daddy's Tiki Hut on Kentucky Lake, south of Paris Landing from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more details, call (270) 232-2243.

Where:  Dover - Fat Daddy's - 120 Driftwood Shores Ln

When:  September 2, 2019 - 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-2244

Krooked Jester will be performing live at Fat Daddy's Tiki Hut on Kentucky Lake, south of Paris Landing from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more details, call (270) 232-2243.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  September 6, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes John Fuller live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Cadiz - Downtown Cadiz - 60 Main Street, Cadiz

When:  September 7, 2019 - 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Contact:  270-348-7718

Gear up for Cadiz Cruz-In's! Held on the first Saturday of the month (April through September) in Historic Downtown Cadiz on Main Street. At Every Cruz In, you'll see free dash plaques for the first 30 entrants, live music, free Corn Hole, door prizes and cash prizes!

OPEN CLASS, cars, trucks and motorcycles welcome. Free entry with dash plaques for first 75 to register. Registration table will be in front of Ronnie Clark Realty on Main Street. Trophies for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place. Free music by the Tim Lynch Band. Free door prizes. For the kids: find the CAR ROCK and turn it in at the registration table for a door prize. D's BBQ will have food available for purchase. For more information on Cruz In's, call Barbara Jones at 270-350-0216 and be sure and "Like" on Facebook

Where:  Dover - Fat Daddy's - 120 Driftwood Shores Ln

When:  September 7, 2019 - 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-2244

Risky Business will be performing live at Fat Daddy's Tiki Hut on Kentucky Lake, south of Paris Landing from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more details, call (270) 232-2243.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  September 7, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes The Cruisers live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Dover - Fat Daddy's - 120 Driftwood Shores Ln

When:  September 8, 2019 - 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-2244

Ethan Torsak will be performing live at Fat Daddy's Tiki Hut on Kentucky Lake, south of Paris Landing from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more details, call (270) 232-2243.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  September 13, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes Vintage Station live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Dover - Fat Daddy's - 120 Driftwood Shores Ln

When:  September 14, 2019 - 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-2244

Four Play will be performing live at Fat Daddy's Tiki Hut on Kentucky Lake, south of Paris Landing from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more details, call (270) 232-2243.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  September 14, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes Nightfish live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Grand Rivers - Lighthouse Landing - 320 W Commerce Ave.

When:  September 12, 2019 thru September 15, 2019 -

Contact:  1-800-491-7245

American Sailing Association Sailing School at Lighthouse Landing has announced the dates for a combined 4 day course (101 and 103). Basic Keelboat & Basic Cruising courses offered on these dates:

Sept. 12-15,Sept. 26-29, & Oct. 10-13. Tuition per person $825.00. Class size is limited to four students. Classes with less than 3 students may be cancelled. Call 1-800-491-7245 for details.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  September 20, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes Cantageus live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  September 21, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes Mandy Vixen & Gas Station Chicken live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  September 27, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes Drunken Poets live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Grand Rivers - Little Lake Park - 141 Payne Street, Grand Rivers

When:  September 28, 2019 - 7:00 p.m.

Contact:  grandrivers.org

Every fourth Saturday this summer you and your family can enjoy a kid-friendly, free movie at Grand River's Little Lake Park. Come by golf cart, side-by-side, or vehicle. Bring your lawn chair or a blanket for a great outdoor movie experience!

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  September 28, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes JB Cats live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Grand Rivers - Lighthouse Landing - 320 W Commerce Ave.

When:  September 26, 2019 thru September 29, 2019 -

Contact:  1-800-491-7245

American Sailing Association Sailing School at Lighthouse Landing has announced the dates for a combined 4 day course (101 and 103). Basic Keelboat & Basic Cruising courses offered on these dates:

Sept. 26-29, & Oct. 10-13. Tuition per person $825.00. Class size is limited to four students. Classes with less than 3 students may be cancelled. Call 1-800-491-7245 for details.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  October 4, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes John Fuller live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  October 5, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes John Sutton Band live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  October 11, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes Memphis Yahoos live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  October 12, 2019 - 8-12am

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes The Cruisers live from 8-12am. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Grand Rivers - Lighthouse Landing - 320 W Commerce Ave.

When:  October 10, 2019 thru October 13, 2019 -

Contact:  1-800-491-7245

American Sailing Association Sailing School at Lighthouse Landing has announced the dates for a combined 4 day course (101 and 103). Basic Keelboat & Basic Cruising courses offered. Tuition per person $825.00. Class size is limited to four students. Classes with less than 3 students may be cancelled. Call 1-800-491-7245 for details.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  October 18, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes Mandy Vixen & Gas Station Chicken live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  October 19, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes AKACIA live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  October 25, 2019 - 7-10pm

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes Mandy Vixen & Gas Station Chicken live from 7-10pm. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.

Where:  Grand Rivers - The Thirsty Turtle Tavern - 265 Nautical Dr, Grand Rivers

When:  October 26, 2019 - 8-12am

Contact:  (270) 362-1830

The Thirsty Turtle Tavern at Green Turtle Bay welcomes The Cruisers live from 8-12am. Come out and join the fun! For more information, call (270) 362-1830.


Geese
Photo by Melodie Cunningham

These geese float gracefully on a warm autumn day. Honker Lake was actually named for the number of Giant and Interior Canadian geese it attracts.