This Week’s Buzz Report

Massac County High School Football
Visit website for Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, and Volleyball events.
Sep. 22, 6 pm, JV Patriots at Murphysboro
Sep. 26, 7 pm, Patriots at Harrisburg
Sep. 29, 6 pm, JV Patriots vs Harrisburg at home


Sunday Church Activities
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Through Friday, Nov. 7
3rd Annual Coat Drive
MidCountry Bank, 522 Market St., Metropolis
Life Church Eastland, 716 E. 3rd St., Metropolis
Please donate any new or gently used coats of all sizes now through November 7th at MidCountry Bank or Life Church Eastland. Coats will be given away on Saturday, November 8th from 1-3 p.m. Coats will be given away on Saturday, November 8th from 1-3 p.m.

Sunday-Wednesday, Sept. 21-24
Brookport First Baptist Revival
Sun: 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Tues-Wed: 7 p.m.
First Baptist Church, 700 Pell Road, Brookport, Il.
There will be different speakers every day. Pastor David Siere and congregation invite everyone to attend.

Every Saturday-Sunday through Dec. 6
Elijah P. Curtis Home Tour
Sat: Noon – 4 p.m., Sun: 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Curtis Home, 405 Market St., Metropolis
Built in 1870, this home has been partially restored to reflect how it would have looked in the late 19th century.  It contains objects, photographs and papers from the history of the county. There is no charge for tours. To schedule tours at other times, contact Paul Fellows at 618-524-7203.

Every Sunday
Celebrate Recovery
1 – 3:45 p.m.
Life Church Eastland, 716 E. 3rd St., Metropolis
Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered 12-step program for hurts, habits and hang-ups.  Child care can be available if arranged in advance. For more information, call 618-638-5841.

Thursday-Sunday, Sept. 11-14, and Sept. 18-21
Perfect Wedding
Thur-Sat.: 7 p.m.
Sat. & Sun. Matinees: 2:30 p.m.
Market House Theater, 132 Market House Sq., Paducah, Ky.
After a wild night out with friends, the bridegroom wakes on the morning of his wedding in his own bridal suite, with his bride-to-be about to arrive any moment, and finds a strange girl in bed beside him. Prices are $20 for adults and $10 for students. Matinee prices are $17. Tickets are are available at 270-444-6828 or on website.

Sunday, Sept. 21
Imani Milele Children’s Choir
6 p.m.
Life Church Eastland, 716 E. 3rd St., Metropolis
The Imani Milele Children’s Choir from Uganda will be performing at Life Church Eastland. No admission cost. For more information, contact the church at 618-524-1062 or Visit website.


Fourth Monday
At the Rivers Ministries Free Hot Meal
4 p.m.
Dorothy Miller Park, E. Front St., Metropolis
This month there will be a special jam session provided by Ainasis starting at 4 p.m. followed by the meal at 5 pm. At the River Ministries will be serving a hot meal to anyone who has a need. The meal will be followed by a time of worship and distribution of gifts. If the weather is bad, the meal will be served at Eastland Life Church, 716 E. 3rd, Street. Rides are available from 4:30-5 pm at Haven House, Spence or Humma apartments, and Guardian Family Services. If you would like information on volunteering, please call Dan Haun at 618-638-6901.  Website

Monday, Sept. 22
Sibling Class
5 – 6 p.m.
Baptist Health, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Free class helps prepare children ages 2 to 9 for the arrival of a new brother or sister. Class will be held in Atrium Classroom, Doctors Office Building 2. Phone 270-575-2229 to register.

Every Monday
Monday Night Live with Due South
6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Metropolis Community Center, 900 W. 10th St., Metropolis
Live music, dancing, refreshments.  This event is run by volunteers and counts on donations to pay the bands and provide refreshments.  For more information, call 618-638-2595.

Monday, Sept. 22
Breastfeeding Class
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Baptist Health, 2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Free class helps prepare expectant mothers for the breastfeeding experience. Class will be held in Atrium Classroom, Doctors Office Building 2. Phone 270-575-2229 to register.

Monday, Sept. 22
Public Hearing for Appropriations Ordinance
6:30 p.m.
City Hall, Council Room upstairs, 106 West 5th St., Metropolis
Citizens can voice comments on the city’s proposed 2014-15 Appropriations Ordinance. That ordinance will be up for vote at the council’s meeting following this hearing. It is available for public view at the Metropolis City Clerk office from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. through Friday.  See Agenda.

Monday, Sept. 22
Metropolis City Council
7 p.m.
City Hall, Council Room upstairs, 106 West 5th St., Metropolis
Council meets regularly on the second and fourth Mondays of each month.  Meeting is open to the public. See Agenda.

Fourth Monday
Massac Unit One School Board
7 p.m.
Unit One office, 4th & Metropolis streets, Metropolis
Board meets monthly to discuss business.  Open to the public.


Tuesday, Sept. 23
Queen of the Mississippi at the Port of Paducah
2 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Riverfront at Broadway & Kentucky Ave., Paducah
Welcome the Queen of the Mississippi to Paducah’s historic riverfront. The 150-passenger steamboat, owned by American Cruise Lines, will stop six times between July and November.

Every Tuesday
Massac County Commissioners
8:30 a.m.
Massac County Courthouse, Superman Square, Metropolis
County board of commissioners meets each Tuesday to discuss business of the county.  Meeting is open to the public.

Every Tuesday
10 a.m.
Girl Scout House, 1230 E. 7th St., Metropolis
For more information, call 618-524-5125.

Every Tuesday
10 – 11 a.m.
Metropolis Community Center, 900 W. 10th St., Metropolis
Janet Foster, instructor. No charge. 618-524-1696.

Fourth Tuesday
Senior Birthday Club with Michael Shank, local author
10:30 am
Metropolis Public Library, 317 Metropolis St., Metropolis
Local Massac County Author, Michael Shank, has gained much notoriety, along with his book, “Muscle and a Shovel.” Michael will discuss his book. Free program. For more information, contact Nancy Oliver at 618-524-4312 x3 or  Facebook Page

Every Tuesday
Metropolis Kiwanis Club
Noon – 1 p.m.
St. Paul Lutheran Church, 6th and Ferry streets, Metropolis
Club meets weekly to hear presentations and discuss service projects.  Meetings are free.  Website

Every Tuesday
4 p.m.
Metropolis Community Center, 900 W. 10th St., Metropolis
Brian Green, instructor.  $35 per month. For more information, call 618-524-1696.

Every Tuesday
Yoga Class
6 p.m.
Glass Chiropractic and Wellness Center, 727 E. 12th St., Metropolis
Classes conducted by Tonya Bell.  Cost is $15 per month. Please bring your own mat.  For more information, call 618-524-3768.

Every Tuesday
Bridge Ministry Weekly Dinner
6 – 8 p.m.
Brookport School gym, 319 Ferry St., Brookport, Il.
Area churches who have organized this ministry are hosting a free weekly dinner for Massac County residents who are in need. For more information, call 618-564-2616.

Tuesday, Sept. 23
Music Man
7:15 p.m.
Carson Center, 100 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Shirley Jones hosts this 50th Anniversary Celebration of The Music Man. She was one of the movie’s original stars and shares her backstories, both past and present of this American classic. Co-starring Patrick Cassidy, it featured period costumes, video projection, film clips and some of Broadway’s finest singers and dancers. Tickets start at $37. For ticket information, call 270-450-4444 or visit website.


Wednesday Church Activities
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Fourth Wednesday
Postpartum Depression Support
9:30 a.m.
Lourdes Medical Pavilion, 225 Medical Center Dr., Paducah, Ky.
The free support group is available for women experiencing anxiety or depression during the year following the birth of a child. Meeting is held monthly in the Women’s Health and Wellness Center on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays. For more information, call 270-534-4357.

Every Wednesday
One-On-One Computer Help
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Metropolis Public Library, 317 Metropolis St., Metropolis
Got computer questions? The library has answers from basics to social media, job applications to resumes, to whatever you need. Ask Amanda for help during this time block every Wednesday.  Website

Third Wednesday
EEI Local 148 Retirees
11:30 a.m.
China House Buffet, 1201 E. 8th St., Metropolis
This group meets on the third Wednesday of each month.

Third Wednesday
Massac County Interagency Council
11:30 a.m.
Pizza Hut, 2047 E 5th St., Metropolis
The meeting is open to the public and any service provider is welcome to attend. Group meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. For more information, call Celia Bachi at 618-524-2683.

Every Wednesday
Girl Scout House, 1230 E. 7th St., Metropolis
For more information, call 618-524-5125.

Every Wednesday
Weight Watchers
5 p.m.
Holiday Inn, 2179 E. 5th St., Metropolis
Weigh-ins begin at 5 p.m. with the meeting starting at 5:30 p.m.  Call 800-651-6000 to confirm meeting time and place.

Wednesday, Sept. 24
6 p.m.
Downtown riverfront, Paducah, Ky.
This is a one-night event to kick off Barbecue on the River. Musical line-up includes Soul Dog at 6 p.m. and Murr-Vegas All Stars at 7:30 p.m. General admission is $10 with reserved seating for $25. There will be a meal and reserved tables for 10 for $500. For more information, call 270-534-5951.


Every Thursday
Weaver Creek Food Pantry
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Weaver Creek Baptist Church, 2748 North Ave., Metropolis
The church will open their food pantry on Thursdays in the fellowship hall at the back of the church. Anyone in need of food is encouraged to stop by.

Every Thursday
10 – 11 a.m.
Metropolis Community Center, 900 W. 10th St., Metropolis
Janet Foster, instructor. No charge. 618-524-1696.

Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 25-27
20th Annual Barbecue on the River
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Downtown Riverfront at Broadway, Paducah, Ky.
There will be 35 BBQ teams that will cook up over 90,000 pounds of pork and chicken, all of whom compete for charity and for the Grand Champions trophy. There are over 60 market day vendors, United Way 5K Run, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Performance and Photo Opportunity. For schedule of events and music line up, visit website.

Every Thursday
Metropolis Rotary Club
12:10 – 1 p.m.
First Christian Church, 420 Catherine St., Metropolis
Club meets weekly to discuss service projects.  Website

Every Thursday
Ohio River Squadron of Civil Air Patrol
6 p.m.
Life Church Eastland, 716 E. East 3rd St., Metropolis
The squadron specializes in the cadet program and studies radio-controlled aircraft, model rockets and basic astronomy.  Teenagers, ages 12-18, and adults are welcome to attend. For more information, contact Gregory at

Every Thursday
Line Dancing Class
6 p.m. – Beginners class
7 p.m. – Intermediate and couples class
American Legion Hall, 423 Legion Dr., Paducah, Ky.
Night Moves Dance Club offers line dance lessons every Thursday.  For information call 270-442-3186 or 270-554-1486.  $4 admission charge.  Website

Thursday, Sept. 25 (registration deadline)
Peyote Stitch Beaded Bracelet
Thursday, Oct. 2
6 – 8 p.m.
Southpass Beads, 203 E. Ash St., Cobden, Il.
Learn basic off-loom even count Peyote Stitch using seed beads, needle and thread. Create random stripes for your own individual pattern and finish the bracelet with a button closure. Several colors of beads available for the project. Knowledge of using needle and thread is helpful but not necessary. Class fee is $10 plus $15 supply cost paid directly to instructor: LouAnn Elwell, owner of Southpass Beads. Registration required by Sept. 25th. For more information and to register, contact Gabriele Farner at 618-364-3254 or

Last Thursday
Save the Massac
6 p.m.
Metropolis Chamber of Commerce, 516 Market St., Metropolis
Anyone interested in joining the effort to save the Massac Theater is welcome to attend.  Group is planning fundraisers and other activities to restore the historic theater.  Facebook

Young Elks Club
6:30-8 p.m.
Metropolis Elks Lodge, 104 W. 4th St., Metropolis
Any young person ages 12-20 years, is welcome to join the Young Elks.  The group plans and hosts various events to help out in the community. For more information contact Patty Henry at 404-683-2616.

Thursday, Sept. 25
Be your own Boss
6 – 8 p.m.
SCC Metro Center, 5385 Industrial Park Rd., Metropolis
This class will provide assistance for those who want to start or expand a business. Details on business plan preparation, financing, marketing, and advertising will be covered. Learn what banks look for in a business loan and about professionals that can help to develop and grow your business. No fee. Instructor: Brett Whitnel. Registration required by September 18. For more information and to register, contact Gabriele Farner at Shawnee Community College at 618-364-3254 or

Thursday, Sept. 25
HCE International Night
6:30 p.m.
Metropolis Community Center, 900 W. 10th St., Metropolis
The Massac County Home and Community Education Assosiation are hosting the event. Janet Maggio and Mary Wessel will present a program about the country of Germany. Recipes of the country will be available to sample. A silent auction is also planned. Visitors and HCE members are welcome to attend.

Every Thursday
6:30 – 8 p.m.
Life Church Eastland, 716 E. 3rd St., Metropolis
This free support group focuses on help and healing for the hurt of separation and divorce.  All are welcome.  For more information, contact Shawn Casperson at 618-524-1062.

Thursday, Sept. 25
A Celebration of Music
6:30 p.m. Reception
7:30 p.m. Concert begins
Carson Center, 100 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Enjoy BBQ on the River and come for a free pops concert featuring a wide variety of student ensembles from the Department of Music at Murray State University. For more about the tradition surrounding this event, visit website.


Every Friday
Strong for Life
10 – 10:30 a.m.
Happy Hearts Senior Center, 701 Market St., Metropolis
This free exercise class is open to anyone over 60 years of age.  Exercises use elastic bands to strengthen legs and arms and to increase balance and stamina. Most exercises are done sitting down so if you can sit you can exercise. For more information, contact Cynthia Conder at 618-524-9755.

Every Friday
Story Time at the Library
11 a.m.
Metropolis Public Library, 317 Metropolis St., Metropolis
This program is intended for ages 4-6. Parents or guardians are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact Amanda at 618-524-4312.  Website

Friday, Sept. 26
2nd Annual MCDAC Golf Scramble
12:30 p.m. Sign-in, 1 p.m. Tee off
Metropolis Country Club, 1254 Country Club Rd., Metropolis
Join us for a good time and help support the efforts of Massac County Drug Awareness Coalition to promote awareness and provide drug prevention education in the community. Sponsorships start at $50. To make reservations for your team, contact Steve Johnson at 270-366-4849 or, or David Hearn at 618-638-2815. Registration deadline is Wednesday, Sept. 24th. View Entry Form.

Every Friday
Paducah International Raceway Racing
5 p.m. Grandstand, 7:30 Racing 
4445 Shemwell Lane, Paducah, Ky.
Late-model stock and sprint-car racing Friday nights April through September. Website

Friday, Sept. 26
Movies in the Park – The Blind Side
7:30 p.m. – arrive with blanket and/or lawn chairs
8:30 p.m. – Movie begins
Fort Massac State Park picnic area, across from Sonic
Movies are free – Concessions will be available for purchase. No alcohol is allowed and pets must be on leashes.

Every Friday
Paducah Writers Group
8 p.m
Etcetera Coffeehouse, 320 N. 6th St., Paducah, Ky.
Poets and storytellers from the area gather to share their words.  Step up to the mic yourself, or just sit and listen. Free.


Every Saturday
Farmer’s Market
West 6th Street across from Hardee’s in Metropolis.
Every Saturday, Spring through Fall.

Saturday, Sept. 27 (cancelled)
1st Annual George Rogers Discovery Bike Ride
8 a.m.
Superman Square, Metropolis
Metropolis Chamber announced the cancellation of the George Rogers Clark Discovery Ride. All participants/sponsors who have pre-paid will receive a refund in mail.

Fourth Saturday, Sept. 27
New Beginnings Clothes Closet
9 a.m. – Noon
New Beginnings Church, 724 E. 12th St., Metropolis
Clothes of all sizes available at no cost on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month.  For more information, call 618-524-3604.

Every Saturday
Free Nail Clipping Day for Dogs
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Paws and Claws Dog Salon, 3098 Old Marion Rd., Metropolis
Free nail clipping for all dogs at Paws and Claws located across from Massac Junior High School. For more information, contact Kathy or Bethany at 618-638-3988 or

Saturday, Sept. 27
National Take Back Day event
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Massac County Sheriff’s Dept., 515 Market St., Metropolis
Residents are encouraged to bring in their unused or expired medications for safe disposal. There is a metal disposal box located in the lobby of the Massac County Sheriff’s Department just inside the front door. You are not required to give your name. The mission of the program is to provide a proper method of pharmaceutical disposal that effectively reduces the misuse and abuse of pharmaceuticals, as well as, ensures the quality of our water and wildlife for future generations.

Saturday, Sept. 27
Living History
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Fort Massac State Park, 1308 E. 5th St., Metropolis
17th Regiment United States Rangers: Whiteside Company volunteers will present this living history program.

Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 27-28
15th Annual Art and Wine Festival
Sat.  11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sun. Noon – 6 p.m.
Just south of Southern Illinois Art & Artisans Center
Rend Lake Area – Exit 77 off I-57. 12575 Golf Course Rd, Whittington, Il.
Over fifty Illinois artisans will demonstrate their crafts and offer their work for sale during this popular outdoor festival. Enjoy specialty foods and listen to local music as you shop for functional and decorative art.  Event Page

Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 27-28
Carson and Barnes Circus
Sat. 1:30, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Sun. 1:30 and 4:30 p.m.
Carson Park, 300 N. 30th St., Paducah, Ky.
Acts from 10 different countries, over 50 animals including elephants, prancing horses, llamas, talented poodles, flying trapeze and Motrocycles in the Globe of Death. Tickets for adults are $16 and for children are $10. However, you can print a free ticket for one child with one paid adult on their website. For more information, call 580-743-7292.

Every Saturday
Beer and Wine Tasting
4 – 6 p.m.
Wagner Wine & Spirits, 2700-B New Holt Rd., Paducah, Ky.
Wagner Tastings are a great way to try new beer and wine.  A gourmet cheese or dip is also featured. For more information call 270-448-5108.  Website

Saturday, Sep. 27
“Banned Book” Family Craft Night
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Metropolis Public Library, 317 Metropolis St., Metropolis
Join Angie and Amanda, while paying homage to the well-loved “banned book,” Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, by making charm necklaces, as well as a few rounds of Alice in Wonderland trivia. Registration ends on Sept. 24th. Spaces and materials will go quick, so register soon by contacting Amanda or Angie at 618-524-4312 x3 or Visit website.

Last Saturday
Paducah Improv Comedy
7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Markethouse Blackbox Theater, 120 Market House Sq., Paducah, Ky.
Paducah’s improv comedy troupe performs short and long-form improvisation. Improv Studio Series is held on the last Saturday of each month. Tickets are $5 at the door. Facebook


Sunday Church Activities
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Fourth Sunday
Kid’s Kingdom
4 – 6 p.m.
First Christian Church, 420 Catherine St., Metropolis
Joseph with his coat of many colors will tell Bible stories, and there will be crafts to take home, and snacks. Bring a sibling or friend. Free.

Fourth Sunday
Sunday Super Supper
5 – 6 p.m.
First United Methodist Church, 100 E. 5th St., Metropolis
A free hot meal will be served for the working poor, homeless and needy in Massac County. A bag of groceries for each family unit will also be available to take home. This supper will be provided most months on the last Sunday of each month. In case of a holiday, call church at 618-524-9345 to confirm date. For more information contact Joann at 618-524-9325.


Wednesday, Oct. 1
Community Health Fair
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Harrah’s Metropolis, 100 E. Front St., Metropolis
There will be representatives from the American Cancer Society, Lens Crafters, and Lourdes Hospital on hand. Harrah’s Metropolis is hosting the health fair in the Diamond Lounge. The event is free and open to the public (21 and over), as well as employees. You can help to promote health and well-being.

First Wednesday
Metropolis Public Library, 317 Metropolis St., Metropolis
You are invited to bring anything that you might be working on. Share crafting ideas and learn from the Stitchers!  Meetings are the first Wednesday of the month. For more information, call 618-524-4312.  Website

First Wednesday
VFW Post 3847
7 p.m.
American Legion, 4th and Market streets, Metropolis
Monthly meeting.  Potential members are always welcome.


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Paducah Downtown Farmer’s Market
7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
2nd and Monroe streets, Paducah, Ky.
Farmers offer fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, cut flowers, potted plants, breads and pastries, cow’s milk cheeses, eggs and honey. Open through November 22.  Website

Through Saturday, Oct. 25
ShoeBox Recycling: Help Find Our Solemates
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (closed Sundays)
Metropolis Public Library, 317 Metropolis St., Metropolis
The library is accepting gently worn shoes of all sizes, which will be distributed to clothing banks in the U.S., South America, and Africa. Any shoes in decent shape will be gladly accepted . Not only will you be supporting the Library’s team, “Lacing-up for Literacy,” but also your “solemate!” For more information, log on to or contact Amanda or Angie at 618-524-4312 x3 or Visit website.

Weekdays while schools are in session
Faith Cares Mentoring Lunch Buddy Program
Faith Cares Mentoring is a multi-­denominational, Christian faith-­based program that serves the community in a variety of ways with the help of AmeriCorps Service Members and community volunteers. Adult Lunch Buddies volunteer to eat lunch at school at least twice a month with a child in the first through fourth grades. This extra adult attention received from a positive role model will hopefully motivate the child to do well in school and later succeed in life. Adult Lunch Buddies are needed at Brookport, Maple Grove, and Metropolis Elementary Schools.  For more information, call 618-524-8763 or email

Firefighters Help Hometown Soldier
Metropolis Fire Department, 213 W 7th St., Metropolis
Shirts are being sold to raise funds for the Associated Firefighters of Illinois Warrior Program. This year’s recipient is Jarrod Bullock of Metropolis, who was wounded in action in Afghanistan. Shirts are $20 for short-sleeve or $25 for long sleeve. Raffle tickets on sale for a 2014 Polaris Ranger 800 are $20 each, with only 1500 being sold.  For more information, call 618-524-2121 or email

National Quilt Museum
215 Jefferson St., Paducah, Ky.
Currently, the Museum has over 320 quilts from over 350 different quilt makers in our collection. At any given time, 50-60 of these quilts are on display in the gallery as well as the miniature quilts collection.
Ongoing:  Oh WOW! Miniature Quilts

PAPA Gallery Shows
10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday
124 Broadway, Paducah, Ky.
Shows change on a continual basis. Free. The gallery is handicapped accessible and admission is always free.  Website

Yeiser Art Center Exhibits
Yeiser Art Center, Market House Square, Paducah, Ky.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays
The center is free and open to the public but accepts and relies on donations. 

Through Sept. 27: Clyde Lawter “This Land and Its People”
Visit website

Clemens Fine Arts Center Gallery
Paducah School of Art & Design
4810 Alben Barkley Dr., Paducah, Ky.
Aug. 21 – Sept. 25: PSAD Annual Faculty Show
Visit website.

for these Upcoming Events —–

Friday-Saturday, Oct. 3-4
United Way Vintage Picture Fundraiser
10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
First Baptist Church, 307 Massac Creek Rd., Metropolis
Receive an 8 x 10 photo for only $10 (limit one per household). Proceeds benefit United Way of Massac County. To purchase your $10 Certificate, visit City National Bank, White Lili Boutique, or Metro Financial Group in Metropolis. For more information, call Caroline Jones at 618-524-8100.

Friday, Oct. 10
Wild Weekend
All Day
Lower Cache Access, Cypress, Il.
Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge will provide guided canoe tours to Eagle Pond and highlight ancient cypress trees and wetland wildlife. Reservations are required for the canoe tour. For more information, call Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge at 618-634-2231. Website

Saturday, Nov. 15
Tunnel Hill 100 Mile Run with 50 Mile Option
Early Registration Recommended
The scenic Tunnel Hill Trails is a scenic and fast trail with a gentle 2% grade and has a crushed limestone bed with no trip hazards. This seems to be the perfect run for first time hundreds. It’s also ideal for veterans to break that elusive 24 hour barrier, or for faster runners to finally crack 20 hours. Pacers will be allowed the final 24 miles of the 100 mile run. Entrants are limited so register early. For more information and to register, visit website or email durb417@gmail.

Luther F. Carson Four Rivers Center
100 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, Ky.
Oct. 14 – Mamma Mia
(Broadway Series)
Oct. 17 – Veggie Tales Live
(Family Series)
Oct. 22 – Sister Act (Broadway Series)
Oct. 25 – Annual Distiller’s Dinner

For more events, visit website

Market House Theater Productions
141 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Prices are $20 for adults and $10 for students. Matinee prices are $17.
Oct. 23: Grapes of Wrath
Dec. 4:  A Charlie Brown Christmas
Visit website

Clemens Fine Arts Center
4810 Barkley Dr., Paducah, Ky
Oct. 18 – Noam Pikelny & Stuart Duncan
Season tickets are available now, and single tickets sales start on August 1st. Call 270-534-3212 or visit website for tickets and more information.

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