Sweet Valentines Plans in Grand Rivers, KY

Jetty Sunset 2Do you have something special planned this Valentines Day? Well if not let me help you make some plans you and yours will love! Here is a list of what’s happening in Grand Rivers for Valentines weekend. With events on both Friday and Saturday nights, we have your weekend covered:

Weekend Get Aways

Enjoy the Green Turtle Bays Sweet Heart Package this Valentines day. Enjoy a romantic weekend get-away with your Sweetheart in one of Green Turtle Bays luxury one bedroom condos. Dance the night away at Commonwealth Yacht Club and enjoy the special CYC Valentine’s menu. You will also receive a romantic basket in your condo awaiting your arrival. Packages Start at $370. Find more information on the Green Turtle Bay website.

If you are looking for a romantic get away for the weekend, make sure you check out Lighthouse Landing Resort. Lighthouse Landing offers romantic views of Kentucky Lake at special winter rates. Find information on the Lighthouse Landing website.

Dinner, Dancing, and Music

The Commonwealth Yacht Club Members, Green Turtle Bay Condo guests and Transient Boat Guests are all invited to join the Saturday, February 14 party at the CYC club for a night of great food and live music. Please make reservations in advance by calling 270-362-4444 (Club) or 800-498-0428 (Resort).

If she loves music, she will love a performance of Variety! The Love Songs at the Badgett Playhouse Theater. Variety! The Love Songs is featured both Friday and Saturday nights at the Playhouse. Find more information on the Badgett Playhouse website.

The way to his heart? Make plans for a romantic dinner at Patti’s 1880′s Settlement. Patti’s is famous for their 2″ thick pork chop, yummy desserts, and for being that special place for that special someone. Call 270-362-8844 for reservations.

The Grand Rivers Senior and Community center will be hosting a Valentines dance February Friday the 13th, 2015 at their normal time.

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Don’t forget Sugar and Spice this romantic Holiday season. Why buy flowers and cards when they won’t last like the memory of wonderfully crafted sweets just for that special someone you love this Valentines? Customize your sweethearts candy box this year and make it a Valentines to remember. Phone 270-362-2362 to place your order.

Breakfast in bed is always a plus, especially on Valentines day. The Liteside Bakery and café has everything you will need to make your sweethearts Valentines morning unforgettable. (And you wont even have to clean up after cooking!)The Liteside Bakery and Cafe will be open Valentines day, Saturday February 14, 2015 from 8:00AM until 2:00PM. If you don’t mind cleaning up after cooking and you think you have what it takes to make that perfect breakfast in bed, then don’t forget the Village Market and Cafe for anything you would need to make it happen.

For the complete listing of lodging options and events, visit the Grand Rivers website.

December Christmas Shows at the Badgett Playhouse Grand Rivers

VARIETY XMAS SHOW 08 058Christmas is in full swing at the Badgett Playhouse Theater in Grand Rivers, KY. Christmas shows run various dates through December 21, 2014. Call the box office at 888-362-4223 to reserve your tickets today. Many show dates do sell out. Visit the Variety Website for the complete and most up to date schedule of events.

Here are highlights of the December Show Schedule:

Variety! Christmas Spectacular
2:00 PM Matinees on December 1, 6, 13, 16, & 20
7:00 PM Shows on December 6, 13, & 20
This Branson-style Christmas revue features musicians, singers and dancers performing Christmas Classics, old and new. Variety! is the new must-see holiday tradition.

Down Home Country Christmas
2:00 PM Matinees on December 5, 12, 15, & 19
7:00 PM Shows on December 5, 12, & 19
All of your Christmas favorites with a country twang! Join the Badgett Playhouse as they pay tribute to the great country songs that always put us in the holiday spirit. Complete with a fair dose of corny jokes and stories, enjoy two hours of tributes to great country artists and their Christmas classics both past and present.

The Sander’s Family Christmas
2:00 PM Matinees on December 4, 11, & 18
In this sequel to the popular hit ‘Smoke on the Mountain’, the Sanders family returns. It’s Christmas Eve, 1941. Reverend Oglethorpe
has invited them to the Baptist church to sing and witness, getting the congregation into the down home holiday spirit before the boys are shipped off to World War II.

The Big Band Christmas Show
2:00 PM Matinees on December 2, 7, 8, 14, & 21
Holiday Tunes With A Big Band Swing! Inspired by the popularity of the regular season Big Band Show, this production celebrates Christmas with that same nostalgic sound. Hear all of your favorite holiday songs from an era of music made famous by the likes of Glenn Miller & Frank Sinatra.

Tuna Christmas
7:00 PM on December 4, 11, & 18
In this hilarious sequel to A Greater Tuna, It’s Christmas time in the third smallest town in Texas. Its wacky citizens parade across the stage in a cavalcade of eccentric personalities all played by two actors. This is a total delight for any season.

It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
ONE NIGHT ONLY! December 21
Turn back the clock to the 1940s and set the dial for a double dose of holiday nostalgia. This nifty spin on a traditional favorite hearkens back to the golden age of radio when families gathered together for inspirational broadcasts and wholesome entertainment. Cleverly conceived and drawn directly from the enduring Capra film, savvy studio actors employ their vocal talents and live radio sound effects to re-imagine the much-loved celluloid tale of George Bailey’s journey of self-worth. Perfect for the whole family, revisit this vibrant celebration of simple goodwill and cheer in the face of hardship.

Make sure to include dinner at Patti’s and the Festival of Lights in your Grand Rivers visit. December is a busy month at Patti’s – Make Reservations at Patti’s by calling 888-736-2515.

Call before you travel; many show dates sell out and schedule is subject to change. All shows are reserve seating. Call the box office at 888-362-4223, or visit Variety online here.

Find the complete Grand Rivers Calendar of Events including Festival of Lights information here.

Christmas Shows at the Badgett Playhouse Grand Rivers

VARIETY XMAS SHOW 08 058Christmas is in full swing at the Badgett Playhouse Theater in Grand Rivers, KY. Christmas shows start Saturday, November 1, 2014, and run various dates through December 21, 2014.

Here are highlights of the November and December Show Schedule:

Variety! Christmas Spectacular
This Branson-style Christmas revue features musicians, singers and dancers performing Christmas Classics, old and new. Variety! is the new must-see holiday tradition.

Down Home Country Christmas
All of your Christmas favorites with a country twang! Join the Badgett Playhouse as they pay tribute to the great country songs that always put us in the holiday spirit. Complete with a fair dose of corny jokes and stories, enjoy two hours of tributes to great country artists and their Christmas classics both past and present.

The Sander’s Family Christmas
In this sequel to the popular hit ‘Smoke on the Mountain’, the Sanders family returns. It’s Christmas Eve, 1941. Reverend Oglethorpe
has invited them to the Baptist church to sing and witness, getting the congregation into the down home holiday spirit before the boys are shipped off to World War II.

The Big Band Christmas Show
Holiday Tunes With A Big Band Swing! Inspired by the popularity of the regular season Big Band Show, this production celebrates Christmas with that same nostalgic sound. Hear all of your favorite holiday songs from an era of music made famous by the likes of Glenn Miller & Frank Sinatra.

Tuna Christmas
In this hilarious sequel to A Greater Tuna, It’s Christmas time in the third smallest town in Texas. Its wacky citizens parade across the stage in a cavalcade of eccentric personalities all played by two actors. This is a total delight for any season.

For Show times, dates, and ticket prices and information, visit Variety! online here.

Make sure to include dinner at Patti’s and the Festival of Lights in your Grand Rivers visit. November and December are busy months at Patti’s – Make Reservations at Patti’s by calling 888-736-2515. For more information on the Festival of Lights, visit the Christmas Highlights webpage here.

Call before you travel; many show dates sell out and schedule is subject to change. All shows are reserve seating. Call the box office at 888-362-4223, or visit Variety online here.

Find the complete Grand Rivers Calendar of Events including Festival of Lights information here.

October at the Badgett Playhouse

Screenshot_2Here 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.

The 3 Seasons
Saturday Nights 7:00PM
October 4, 11, 18, and 25th.
Matinee October 25th at 2:00PM.
A musical comedy that celebrates three very different “seasons” in the journey of love: From young love to married life to the twilight years of romance…

Civil War Letters
Friday Nights 7:00PM
October 3, 10, 17, and 24th.
Matinee October 10th at 2:00PM
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.

The Big Band Show
Saturday Matinees at 2:00PM
October 4, 11, and 18th
Sunday October 19th Matinee at 2:00PM
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. “This is a really exciting show for us to perform,” said Bill Minihan who co-produces the show with his wife Sara, “We have been looking forward to doing this show for a few years and we think that it is something that our audiences will appreciate.”

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
7:00PM
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
2:00PM
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
7:00PM
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!