Archaeology Field School at Land Between The Lakes

150x150xIMG_0316-150x150.jpg.pagespeed.ic.b9QqUsdAzSLand Between The Lakes will host an Archaeology Field School for youth ages 10 through 13 years during fall break. This 3-day outdoor classroom will be held from 9am to 3:30pm Wednesday through Friday, October 8, 9, and 10. Six openings exist. This archaeological experience is FREE of charge. Parents need to call Jamie Bennett at 270-924-2015 for more information and to register by Tuesday, September 30.

“Students will learn how to read a topographical map, use a GPS, find locations through orienteering, and excavate an historical site during the field school,” says Jamie Bennett, Heritage Program Manager at Land Between The Lakes. “This is a fun way for participants to learn how we preserve our history.”

Participants and their parents will meet each morning at Hillman Ferry Campground at 9am. From there, participants will be transported to various locations around Land Between The Lakes. Participants need to pack a lunch, snacks, and water with them each day. Extra water, all tools, and equipment will be provided. Parents will pick up their children each day at 3:30pm at Hillman Ferry Campground.

Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area manages more than 170,000 acres in western Kentucky and Tennessee as part of the U.S. Forest Service and the Department of Agriculture’s public lands program. Land Between The Lakes offers outdoor recreation, lake access, land management, and environmental education to over 1.4 million visitors annually. The Friends of Land Between The Lakes works in partnership with the Forest Service providing program services, funds development, and volunteer support.

To find more information about Land Between The Lakes, log on to the official website at or call toll-free at 1-800-LBL-7077 or local at 270-924-2000.

Enter the 2014 Hunters Moon Fall Festival Parade

Hunters Moon ParadeSign up now to enter your antique car, musical group, or your organizations float in the Annual Hunters Moon Festival Parade.

The Parade takes place in Grand Rivers on Saturday, October 11, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. The parade is the highlight of the Grand Rivers Hunters Moon Festival and the theme for this year’s parade is Autumn.

Prize money will be awarded to the top three float entries. The Prize for 1st Place is $300, 2nd Place is $200, and 3rd Place is $100. Floats will be judged on the use of recognition of the float sponsor, as well as originality and design of your float.

To sign up for the Hunters Moon parade, email or – or call 317-294-5887. It is easy to signup; we just need your name and contact information, group type, and a short description of your parade entry to be read by the announcer during the parade.

The parade marshals at the Catholic Church, and the old Grand Rivers Elementary School. You must arrive to line up no later than 1:00 p.m. The parade steps off promptly at 1:45 p.m.

It is important to remember that the Grand Rivers Chamber asks that you do not throw candy from floats or vehicles. This could become a safety issue for children running into the parade traffic to catch the candy. You may have two people walk the parade route beside your car or float and hand out candy.

Find the Complete Schedule of Events and Hunters Moon Details Here.

September at the Badgett Playhouse Grand Rivers

TunaVegasHere is what’s happening at the Badgett Playhouse in Grand Rivers, KY, in September. Please call to confirm before you travel. All shows are reserve seating. Call the box office at 888-362-4223 and book your tickets today. Please note: The theater does not have shows on the weekend of September 5 and 6, 2014. They are spending that weekend getting ready for all the superb show they have planned for the fall season!

Tuna Does Vegas
Friday night, September 12
7:00 PM
Tuna Does Vegas, the hilarious new installment from the legendary Greater Tuna creative team! Tuna Does Vegas re-unites the lovable and eccentric characters from the ‘third smallest town in Texas’ as they take a rambling romp in Sin City!

Smoke on the Mountain
Matinees on September 13 and 20
2:00 PM
The year is 1938. It’s Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, NC, and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders Family Singers to provide an upliftin’ evening of singin’ and witnessin’. The audience is invited to pull up a pew and join in the rollicking good time. More than two dozen songs, many of them vintage pop hymns, and hilarious stories from the more or less devout Sanders provide a richly entertaining evening.

The Southern Gospel Show
Saturday September 13
7:00 PM
Join the Badgett Playhouse for these special Gospel Shows where the soaring vocals and talented musicians will have you singing along to your favorite gospel songs and hymns. Reserve seating.

Carters Cords
Saturday, September 20
Carters Cords from Nashville in Concert at the Badgett Playhouse.

Civil War Letters

Friday, September 26
7:00 PM
Relive one of the darkest periods of our nation’s history through actual letters from both sides of the conflict, along with authentic music from the era.

Big Band Show
Saturday, September 27
The Big Band Show features all of the classic sounds from the late thirties through the early fifties. A live band and five singers will perform the hits of Glen Miller, The Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Bing Crosby and the Ink Spots.

Nashville Songwriter’s Night
Saturday, September 27
Join the Badgett Playhouse as we present talented singer-songwriters from the Nashville area. This promises to be quite an exciting evening of original music from Music City’s next big stars!

Grand Rivers September Car Show

IMG_20140809_153001_244Join us in Grand Rivers on Saturday, September 13, 2014, for the Bluegrass Productions Top Gun Car Show Series™ Grand Rivers Cruise-in.

The Cruise-in is open to all cars, trucks, tractors, and motorcycles. This will be a free event with no charge to attendees or cars. All makes, Models, and years of any kind are welcome to join in the fun. The day will include entertainment, music, and wholesome fun for the entire family

The Cruise-ins start at 3:00PM and continues until 8:00PM.

The Cruise-ins will take place in the IGA Parking Lot, First Kentucky Bank Parking Lot, and Tourism Parking Lot, in downtown Grand Rivers, KY.

Find more information online at or Email

About Bluegrass Productions Top Gun Car Show Series Events™
Bluegrass Productions is a family owned and operated promotional, production and advertising company specializing in car shows, cruise-in and other special events. We produce quality family friendly events in the Western Kentucky and West Tennessee area that draw attendees and car enthuses from a five state area. We want to invite you, your family and friends to our events and enjoy the day with us in Grand Rivers to enjoy the spectacle of cars and the beautiful scenery of the Lakes. Also if you have a vehicle to want to show off bring it and enjoy the afternoon with us on the second weekend of every month April thru September Mark your calendars and come join us.

Save the dates for 2015: Top Gun Car Show Series is already making plans for the 2015 season. Grand Rivers Cruise-ins are now confirmed for the second Saturday of the Month, April – September, 2015.

Grand Rivers Hunters Moon Fall Festival 2014 Schedule

DSC03512Our Famous Fall Festival takes place each year on the second Saturday of October. Saturday is the big day, but many events are scheduled the week before. Here is the 2014 Dates and Schedule of Events for Grand Rivers Hunters Moon Festival:

Thursday Night, October 9, 2014

Little Mr. and Miss Pageant
Sr.Community Center
6:00PM Registration
6:30PM Pageant
Sponsored by First Kentucky Bank
$1.00 General Admission
No registration fee for Contestants

Friday, October 10, 2014

Dance at the Sr./Community Center
7:00PM – Admission $5.00 at the door
Featuring Stanley Walker and his Band

Saturday, October 11, 2014- THE BIG DAY

Food, Craft and Retail Vendors in Little Lake Park all starting at 9:00AM

Childrens Area in Little Lake Park

Games, Activities, and Inflatables all starting at 9:00AM
10:00AM Registration and 10:30 Start time for Children’s Halloween Costume Parade.
11:15AM ZooFari Earth Animal Show
12:00 Meet and Greet with the Animals
12:30 Cake Walk – Walk to win cakes and pies $1.00 per try

2:00PM The Big Parade!! on JH O’Bryan Ave

Main Stage Entertainment throughout the Day
3:00PM Potter’s Clay Singes
4:00PM Night Moves Dance Group
6:00PM Dance in the Park featuring Stanley Walker and his band

Chamber Silent Auction
Beside the Chamber office
9:00AM – 3:00PM
Bid on lodging packages, gift certificates and local merchandise.

The Grand Rivers Trolley will run throughout town 10:00AM – 5:00PM. Free.

Enter your antique car or tractor, or make a float with your club, school group, or church.
Float Prize Money:
1 st Place is $300
2 nd Place is $200
3 rd Place is $100
Email: or
emoryand for information on being
in the Hunters Moon Festival Parade.

Grand Rivers , KY
The Village Between the Lakes
Western KY, I-24, Exit 31; between Kentucky and Barkley Lakes
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