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KENTUCKY LAKE GETAWAY GUIDE
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July
Golden Pond Visitor Center, Planetarium & Obser-
vatory open all year. Daily planetarium shows, call
270-924-2243 for more information.
The Kentucky Opry features live Country Music
Shows every Friday & Saturday night! Shows start
7:30pm. Please visit www.kentuckyopry.com for
more information or call 270-527-3869.
Twilight Cabaret Theater Productions will feature an
original play "Women of Kentucky" at Kenlake State
Resort Park. Please call 270-436-2399 for more in-
formation.
Mid-July
Wranglers Campground "Primitive Rodeo" in Land
Between the Lakes:
This will be the 20th year for
the rodeo. For more information, please call 800-
525-7077.
1-4
Independence Day Weekend at Kentucky Dam Vil-
lage State Resort Park:
Open to the public and
guests. Please call 270-362-4271 for more informa-
tion.
2-3
Pisgah Bay Drag Boat Race #2:
(Annually the first
weekend in June, July, and August) Watch or partici-
pate in this exciting outdoor event on Pisgah Bay.
Sponsored by the Kentucky Drag Boat Association,
call 800-732-0088 for more details.
3
The Kentucky Lake Big Bang:
The largest fireworks
celebration on Kentucky Lake. Fireworks start at
dusk and can be seen by boat or at Moors Resort &
Marina. Sponsored by Moors Resort & Marina.
Please call 800-626-5472 for more details.
4
Freedom Fest:
This event takes place in Murray,
Kentucky and is a full day of Independence Celebra-
tions. Please call 270-759-2199 for more details.
4
Independence Celebrations in Land Between the
Lakes:
Join the Homeplace for a 4th of July celebra-
tion. For more information, please 800-525-7077.
4
Calvert City's Ameribration Celebration:
Parade,
fireworks, beauty pageant, 5K, corn hole tournament,
food, free watermelon, live music, and more! For
more information, please call 270-395-7130.
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Wal-Mart BFL Qualifier #4:
A qualifying bass fish-
ing tournament for the Wal-Mart BFL LBL Divi-
sion. Hosted by the Kentucky Lake CVB, FLW;
taking place at Kentucky Dam Marina.
30
Ladies Bowfishing Shoot on Kentucky Lake:
This
event will take place in Aurora. For more informa-
tion, please call Joe Nichols at 270832-7382.
30
Benton Cruise-In in Kentucky Lake's Downtown:
The Metal Mafia Car Club & the City of Benton
will be hosting their annual Cruise In: cars, food,
prizes, and live entertainment for free! Events hap-
pen the last Saturday of each month from April to
September 4:00-8:00pm. Call 270-527-8677 for
more information.
August
Golden Pond Visitor Center, Planetarium & Obser-
vatory open all year. Daily planetarium shows, call
270-924-2243 for more information.
The Kentucky Opry features live Country Music
Shows every Friday & Saturday night! Shows start
7:30pm. Please visit www.kentuckyopry.com for
more information or call 270-527-3869.
Hummingbird Festival in Land Between the Lakes:
All month LBL will be celebrating the Humming-
bird! For special programs and more information on
the festival, please call 800-525-7077.
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42nd Annual Watermelon Bust:
(Annually the first
Saturday in August) Feast on delicious watermelon
while enjoying kids activities, fellowship, and gospel
music at Marshall County High School. Sponsored
by CFSB. For more information, please visit
www.yourlifeyourbank.com.
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Pisgah Bay Drag Boat Race #3:
(Annually the first
weekend in June, July, and August) Watch or partici-
pate in this exciting outdoor event on Pisgah Bay.
Sponsored by the Kentucky Drag Boat Association,
call 800-732-0088 for more details.
26-27
Hot August Blues Music Festival:
Taking place on
the waterfront at Kenlake State Resort Park, this
festival brings music, fun, and laughter to Kentucky
Lake. For more information, please visit www.ho-
taugustbluesfestival.com.