Here is what’s happening at the Badgett Playhouse in Grand Rivers in March. All shows are reserve seating. Call the box office at 888-362-4223 and book your tickets today.
Variety! Music, Memories & More
Saturday Nights, March 8, 15, 22, & 29
“Variety! Music, Memories & More” is Western Kentucky’s newest entertainment attraction! This Branson-style family show features a dynamic cast of professional singers, dancers and musicians! Take a stroll down memory lane! Let the songs and special moments from the past touch your life again like they did back then. Relive old memories and make new ones!
Smoke on the Mountain: Homecoming
Saturday, March 15 & 29
In Part 3 of the ‘Smoke’ trilogy, the Sanders Family are back together again! It is 1945, the war is over and America’s years of prosperity are beginning. Reverend Mervin Oglethorpe has been called to preach in Texas, and is preparing to ride into the sunset with. Join the Sanders Family as they send Mervin off in style with hilarious and touching stories and twenty-five toe-tapping Bluegrass Gospel favorites.
Opens Friday, March 28
Greater Tuna is the hilarious comedy about Texas’ third smallest town, Tuna, TX. The eclectic band of citizens that make up this town are portrayed by only two performers, making this satire on life in rural small town America even more delightful as they depict all of the inhabitants of Tuna — men, women, children and animals.
For the complete 2014 schedule, visit the Variety! website at www.grandriversvariety.com
Rivers Edge Market located in the old Grand Rivers Elementary School gym is open for the 2014 season. Spring hours are Fridays and Saturdays 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM and Sundays Noon to 4:00 PM. The Market has brand new items as well as old ones, antique, retro and vintage items to make your home or yard unique. Come in, visit with Jerry (JT) Terry and find your unique item to love for years to come. If you have a special occasion coming up, be sure to stop by Rivers Edge Market for custom personalized items from Get Personal! Photo Gifts & Awards.
Lite Side Bakery and Garden Café always offers fresh and amazing goodies all year round! From fresh baked bread to make unique and tasty sandwiches to all kinds of muffins to grab on the go with your coffee. They also offer great Lattes and Cappuccinos for those who like a stronger coffee. They are open from 8:00AM to 2:00PM Thursdays thru Sundays. The Lite Side Café is located at 2115 Dover Rd (Hwy. 453). In Grand Rivers, Kentucky 42045.
March Specials at Green Turtle Bay Resort include:
LBL Ultra Run Special – March 8th
Be a participant in the annual Land Between the Lakes (LBL) Ultra Run and receive 10% off of your one or two night stay OR you can opt for our three nights for the price of two deal.
Luck of the Irish – March 14th -16th
Book a condo for the weekend (Fri & Sat or Sat & Sun) and enjoy the St. Patrick’s Day dinner and dance party at Commonwealth Yacht Club here at the resort. Don’t forget to wear your green! Enjoy breakfast at Dockers Bayside Grille the following morning too! Packages begin at $345.
Administrative Professional Appreciation Month – March – All Month
We don’t want to forget all our hard working administrative workers who help to keep us going in our businesses, service centers and non-profit organizations! Book any condo for a night or two and receive 10% off your stay.
Call Green Turtle Bay Resort and Marina to book your special stay: 800-498-0428.
Dockers Bayside Grille of Green Turtle Bay Resort is open for Season. Dockers’s is the place to go for hearty or heart-healthy breakfast and lunch menus. Lunch menu favorites include Dockers famous “Turtle Burger” or “Docker Dog”, fresh made salads and homemade pies. Docker’s spring hours are Wednesdays through Sundays, 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
Get outside in March and explore nature with these Land Between The Lakes programs.
Visit Land Between the Lakes website for Details and their complete Calendar of Events.
Land Between The Lakes March Program Highlights:
11:00 AM, Saturday, March 1
Hike LBL! Spring Series: Hike Into History – Meet at Nature Station
Over 100 years ago, the LBL Nature Watch Area was a bustling, industrial site. Hike the 1/4 mile Center Furnace Trail, and step back in time. Program free for all LBL visitors. Weather permitting. Call 270-924-2299 for directions.
10:00 AM-3:00 PM, Sunday, March 2
Making Sausage – Homeplace
From head to toe, hogs were one of the most versatile animals on the farm. The Homeplace ladies will work hard to see that even the scrap meat is put to good use. Program free with HP admission.
1:00 PM & 2:00 PM, Saturday, March 15
St. Patrick’s Day Tales, Tunes, and Teasers – Homeplace
Queen of the Leprechauns, Storyteller Anne Roseberry
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the Queen of the Leprechauns! Her Majesty invites all of her royal subjects to be enchanted by folk tales of leprechauns, elves, and fairies from Ireland and Scotland and a fairy story from between the lakes. Program free with HP admission.
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Saturday, March 29
Girl Scouts Day – Nature Station
Calling all Girl Scouts! Join Land Between The Lakes for a day dedicated to you lovely ladies of the woods. Events and information will be geared towards helping Girl Scouts of different levels work towards earning achievement awards. Program free with NS admission. Call 270-924-2299 for more details.
For the 2014 season, Land Between The Lakes (LBL) will accept the Military Pass for free admission, Monday through Friday, to The Homeplace, Golden Pond Planetarium, and Woodlands Nature Station. The Military Pass will admit the pass holder plus three other individuals free of charge to these facilities weekdays only. Free admission will not be granted during any special event by using the Military Pass.
The passes are currently available at the Golden Pond Visitor Center and, beginning in March, at North and South Welcome Stations. Current identification for active duty military or active duty dependent status will be required to be issued a pass, and identification may be required when the Military Pass is used. All branches of service are included in this Military Pass program including Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, and activated National Guard and Reserves.
In addition to LBL, the pass is accepted at National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Reclamation, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Army Corps sites that charge entrance or standard amenity fees. There is no fee for entry into Land Between The Lakes. For more information on the pass, please visit: http://store.usgs.gov/pass/index.html.
We would like to acknowledge the new addition to the Green Turtle Bay family and welcome Anthony Hunter to Grand Rivers.
Anthony is the new manager of the Commonwealth Yacht Club of the Green Turtle Bay Resort. Anthony is an experienced and valuable addition to the Green Turtle Bay family.
Anthony has lived in Paducah for the past nine years. He is a graduate of Murray State University, where he received a BS degree in Art Education. After graduating from Murray State, Anthony was accepted at the Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota Florida. Anthony was an honor graduate there with a BFA degree in Graphic Design. After completing school in Florida Anthony moved to Atlanta, Georgia and worked with a design firm there with Coca-Cola as their major client. After a couple years of experience with Coca-Cola he moved back to Kentucky to open his own design studio. He ran a very successful studio for twenty years.
Anthony has also been involved in the food industry throughout his customer service oriented careers. Customer service has always been a major part of his life and work history. Anthony is very excited and happy to be here as part of the Green Turtle Bay Resort team and looks forward to being able to provide the members there with an atmosphere of good food, great entertainment, and a gathering of great friends to make everlasting memories with.
Welcome Anthony Hunter; we hope it is everything you hoped it would be and you continue to grow in the company over the years.
Visit Green Turtles bay website today to see what changes they have in store for you this year. Green Turtle Bay.