January 2018

For weekly and monthly events, visit our Recurring Events listing.

ONGOING

Through Jan. 3
Message in a Bottle Exhibit
Monday-Saturday:  9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday:  1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
River Discovery Center, 117 S. Water St., Paducah, Ky.
This exhibit features rare, message-in-a-bottle memorabilia. These were found along the Mississippi River and other U.S. rivers. Each message in a bottle has been housed in its own handmade box of reclaimed wood, also found during river cleanups. A photo of each bottle’s handwritten message is displayed along with the date and city/state of discovery when known. For details, click here.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 2

Tuesday, Jan. 2
MCHS Lady Patriots Basketball

6:15 p.m.
Massac County High School, 2841 Old Marion Rd., Metropolis
Lady Patriots vs. Goreville, at home. Schedule listed on website.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 4

Thursday, Jan. 4
Joppa Lady Rangers Basketball

6:00 p.m.
Joppa High School, 911 Joppa North Ave., Joppa
Lady Rangers vs. Meridian, at home

Thursday, Monday, Jan. 4
MCHS Lady Patriots Basketball
6:15 p.m.
Lady Patriots at Benton. Schedule listed on website.

Thursday, Jan. 4
Cabaret
7:15 p.m.
Carson Center, 100 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, Ky.
Welcome to the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where the Emcee, Sally Bowles and a raucous ensemble take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd – and to leave their troubles outside. For information, call 270-450-4444 or visit website.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 5

Friday, Jan. 5
Red Cross Blood Drive
9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.mm.
Massac Memorial Hospital, 28 Chick St., Metropolis
Free long-sleeve Red Cross T-shirt when you come to donate Dec. 21 – Jan. 7, while supplies last. Call Robbin McDaniel at 618-524-2176 to schedule your appointment. For information, see website.

Friday, Jan. 5
MCHS Patriots Varsity Basketball
6:15 p.m.
Patriots at Benton. Schedule listed on website.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 6

Saturday, Jan. 6
Joppa Rangers Varsity Basketball
Joppa Lady Rangers Basketball

times to be announced
Rangers and Lady Rangers at Egyptian Shootout

MONDAY, JANUARY 8

Monday, Jan. 8
Joppa Lady Rangers Basketball

6:00 p.m.
Lady Rangers at Century

TUESDAY, JANUARY 9

Tuesday, Jan. 9
Joppa Lady Rangers Basketball

6:00 p.m.
Joppa High School, 911 Joppa North Ave., Joppa
Lady Rangers vs. Cairo, at home

Tuesday, Monday, Jan. 9
MCHS Lady Patriots Basketball
6:15 p.m.
Lady Patriots at Eldorado. Schedule listed on website.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 11

Thursday, Jan. 11
Joppa Rangers Varsity Basketball
6:00 p.m.
Joppa High School, 911 Joppa North Ave., Joppa
Joppa Rangers vs. CCA, at home

Thursday-Sunday, Jan. 11-14 and Jan. 18-21
The Mountaintop

7:30 p.m.  Thu.-Sat.
2:30 p.m.  Sun. & Sat. Jan. 20
Market House Theater, 132 Market House Square., Paducah, Ky.
A gripping reimagination of events the night before the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 3, 1968. Play contains strong language. For information, call 270-444-6828 or visit website.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 12

Friday, Monday, Jan. 12
MCHS Patriots Varsity Basketball
MCHS Lady Patriots Basketball
6:15 p.m.
Patriots and Lady Patriots at Frankfort. Schedule listed on website.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 13

Saturday, Jan. 13
Joppa Rangers Varsity Basketball
4:00 p.m.
Joppa High School, 911 Joppa North Ave., Joppa
Joppa Rangers vs. Dongola (HC), at home

MONDAY, JANUARY 15

Monday, Jan. 16
MLK Holiday Closures
Many offices and businesses will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, including banks, government offices, post offices and some retail businesses. Massac Unit One and Joppa Maple Grove school districts will not be in session.

Monday, Jan. 15, & Thursday, Jan. 18, & Saturday, Jan. 20
MCHS Patriots Basketball
MCHS Lady Patriots Basketball

times to be announced
Patriots and Lady Patriots at Carbondale Invitational. Schedule listed on website.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 16

Tuesday-Saturday, Jan. 16-20
Joppa Rangers Varsity Basketball
times to be announced
Rangers at Egyptian Mid-Winter Shootout

Tuesday, Jan. 16
Cyber Security 101
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
McCracken County Library, 555 Washington St., Paducah, Ky.
Presented by Wes Spencer, CIO of FNB and nationally recognized information security professional. Spencer will lead a presentation on practical cyber security tips for your home or business. You will learn about the most important things you can do to protect yourself from financial loss and identity theft. Website

THURSDAY, JANUARY 18

Thursday, Jan. 18
Joppa Lady Rangers Basketball

6:00 p.m.
Joppa High School, 911 Joppa North Ave., Joppa
Lady Rangers vs. Dongola, at home

Thursday, Jan. 18
Skatetacular: Dreams On Ice
6:30 p.m.
Carson Center, 100 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, Ky.
Join an all-star cast of world famous professional ice skaters, singers, dancers, and cirque acts as they glide across the stage. This live sung ice musical features a one of a kind soundtrack from Mirror Mirror Music. For information, call 270-450-4444 or visit website.

Thursday-Sunday, Jan. 11-14 and Jan. 18-21
The Mountaintop
7:30 p.m.  Thu.-Sat.
2:30 p.m.  Sun. & Sat. Jan. 20
Market House Theater, 132 Market House Square., Paducah, Ky.
A gripping reimagination of events the night before the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 3, 1968. Play contains strong language. For information, call 270-444-6828 or visit website.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 18

Thursday, Jan. 18
Joppa Lady Rangers Basketball

6:00 p.m.
Joppa High School, 911 Joppa North Ave., Joppa
Lady Rangers vs. Dongola, at home

SUNDAY, JANUARY 21

Sunday, Jan. 21
American Spiritual Ensemble
7:30 p.m.
Clemens Fine Arts Center, 4810 Barkley Dr., Paducah, Ky.
The vocalists’ mission is to keep the American Negro spiritual alive. They have performed around the world with songs ranging from spirituals to classical to jazz and Broadway numbers. Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for students/children. Visit website for more details.

MONDAY, JANUARY 22

Monday, Jan. 22
Go, Dog. Go!
6:00 p.m.
Carson Center, 100 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, Ky.
The cast of this beloved preschool favorite has gone to the dogs, with cars, hats, a moonlit boat ride, and even a wild game of ball. This hilarious visual spectacle manages to sneak in some important lessons about life between innings. For information, call 270-450-4444 or visit website.

Monday, Jan. 22
Joppa Lady Rangers Basketball

6:00 p.m.
Lady Rangers at Pope County.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 23

Tuesday, Jan. 23
Joppa Rangers Varsity Basketball
6:00 p.m.
Joppa High School, 911 Joppa North Ave., Joppa
Joppa Rangers vs. Egyptian, at home.

Tuesday, Jan. 23
MCHS Lady Patriots Basketball
6:15 p.m.
Lady Patriots at Harrisburg. Schedule listed on website.

Monday, Jan. 23
Dirty Dancing
7:15 p.m.
Carson Center, 100 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, Ky.
This classic story on stage is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing. For information, call 270-450-4444 or visit website.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25

Thursday, Jan. 25
MCHS Lady Patriots Basketball
6:15 p.m.
Lady Patriots at Herrin. Schedule listed on website.

Thursday, Jan. 25
Solid Rock’It Boosters
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
McCracken County Library, 555 Washington St., Paducah, Ky.
This band has a unique blend of rockabilly, honky tonk, bluegrass and Western swing music. Known for their wild hootenanny-style stage show, the Boosters have a reputation for bringing high energy and an undeniable rocking style to traditional American music. They are seasoned veterans of roots music, and they entertain audiences with solid rhythms, infectious hooks and masterful musicianship. Website

FRIDAY, JANUARY 26

Friday, Jan. 26
Joppa Rangers Varsity Basketball
6:00 p.m.
Joppa High School, 911 Joppa North Ave., Joppa
Joppa Rangers vs. Meridian, at home.

Friday, Jan. 26
MCHS Patriots Varsity Basketball
6:15 p.m.
Massac County High School, 2841 Old Marion Rd., Metropolis
Patriots vs. Murphysboro, at home. Schedule listed on website.

Friday, Jan. 26
Lee Brice
7:15 p.m.
Carson Center, 100 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, Ky.
Lee Brice is a craftsman, the kind whose boundless desire to hone his skills and relentless pursuit of perfection are matched only by his humility about the entire process. His latest album is “I Don’t Dance”.  For information, call 270-450-4444 or visit website.

MONDAY, JANUARY 29

Monday, Jan. 29
Joppa Lady Rangers Basketball

6:00 p.m.
Joppa High School, 911 Joppa North Ave., Joppa
Lady Rangers vs. Cobden, at home

TUESDAY, JANUARY 30

Tuesday, Jan. 30
MCHS Patriots Varsity Basketball
6:15 p.m.
Massac County High School, 2841 Old Marion Rd., Metropolis
Patriots vs. Ballard, at home. Schedule listed on website.


TENTATIVE EVENTS —–

Saturday,
Bristol’s Annual Winter Bridal Expo
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Carroll Convention Center, 1 Executive Blvd., Paducah, Ky.
Come and find out how to plan that dream wedding. Vendord from all over the area that have anything to do with weddings will be here, plus thousands of dollars in door prizes, everything to do with weddings. For more information call 270-554-TALK (8255). Tickets are $10 at the door or $5 when purchased on the website in advance. Facebook

Saturday,
Annual Pinewood Derby: Dinner at the Races
5 p.m. – 9 p,m.
Metropolis Community Center, 900 W. 10th St., Metropolis
Cub Scout Pack 101 invites you to a dinner which includes pork and chicken barbecue by Duley Noted BBQ, potato salad and baked beans, drinks, and a derby themed cake by Tanya Pollard for only $5. Doors open at 4 to purchase your ticket, seating and dinner at 5.

 

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