November 2017

For weekly and monthly events, please see Recurring Events listing.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2

Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 2-4
Disney’s The Little Mermaid
Thu. 9:00 a.m. and Noon
Fri. 9:00 a.m., Noon, and 7:00 p.m.
Sat.  7:00 p.m.
Shawnee Community College, 8364 Shawnee College Rd., Ullin, Il.
Tickets will go on sale in mid-October, but plan ahead because it may sell out quickly. Ticket information will be posted as it becomes available on the Facebook Event page.

Thursday, Nov. 2
Axis Prisoners of War in Kentucky
7 p.m.
McCracken County Library, 555 Washington St., Paducah, Ky.
Presented by Richard Holl. This talk will focus on the German prisoners of war held in Kentucky POW camps during World War II. Fort Knox, Camp Campbell, and Camp Breckinridge all set up facilities to hold POWs, who were captured in Europe and North Africa and sent to the Commonwealth. Program is held in the 2nd floor meeting room and is free and open to the public. For information, contact Bobbie Wrinkle at 270-442-2510 ext. 117 or bwrinkle@mclib.net. For program details, visit website.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3

Friday, Nov. 3
Trace Adkins – Live Concert
7:30 p.m.
Carson Center, 100 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, Ky.
The Grammy-nominated member of the Grand Ole Opry is a TV personality, movie actor, author, and spokesman for the Wounded Warrior Project and American Red Cross. Adkins’ trademark baritone has powered countless hits and sold more than 10 million albums. For information, call 270-450-4444 or visit website.

Market House Theater ———————-

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4

Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 4-5
Heritage Festival
Sat. 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sun. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Southeastern Illinois College, 3575 College Rd, Harrisburg, IL
Large craft festival held the first weekend in November. Large number of vendors displaying and selling quality items.  Website  Facebook.

Saturday, Nov. 4
First Christian Annual Bazaar
Coffee and rolls served at 8:30 a.m.
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
First Christian Church, Fifth and Catherine streets, Metropolis.
This annual Bazaar is a holiday tradition. There will be a coffee shop, candies and cookies, baked goods, trash and treasure collectibles, and personalized ornaments. There will be plenty of handmade crafts such as dolls, aprons, Christmas and more.

Saturday, Nov. 4
First Christian Annual Salad Luncheon
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
First Christian Church, 420 Catherine St., Metropolis
Menu includes a variety of hot and cold salads and desserts. Drinks of coffee, tea or lemonade are included with dine-in orders only. Carry-out orders will also be available. Suggested $7 donation is appreciated. For orders or information, call the church at 618-524-7118.

Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 4-5
Wine & Food Pairing Weekend
Sat.  11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sun.  12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
All 12 wineries of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail have paired up to create a wonderful weekend of savory and seasonal wine and food pairings. Come for a progressive tasting experience along the trail and enhance your appreciation and enjoyment of our wines paired with delicious samples. Tickets are $35. For details, visit website.

Sunday, Nov. 4
Haunted Hollow
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Touch of Nature, 1206 Touch of Nature Rd., Makanda, IL
All ages are welcome to this fun fall family festival. Activities include a haunted hayride, carnival activities and games for the kids, as well as interpretive nature hikes and opportunities to learn about snakes and other scary creatures. For information, call 618-453-1121 or visit website or Facebook.

steamboats image, American Queen and Mississippi QueenSaturday, Nov. 4,
American Queen at the Port of Paducah
Noon – 5:00 p.m.
Riverfront at Broadway & Kentucky Ave., Paducah, KY
Welcome the American Queen to Paducah’s historic riverfront as she cruises America’s inland waterways. Docking dates and times are expected to change throughout the year given complications on the river. Some of these changes may be in a last-minute fashion. For information and full schedule, click here.

Saturday, Nov. 4
Ducks Unlimited Annual Banquet and Silent Auction
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Elks Lodge, 104 W. 4th St., Metropolis
The Massac County Chapter 056 of Ducks Unlimited will host their annual banquet. There will be many great auction/raffle items including guns, exclusive DU Merchandise and more as they celebrate 80 years of conservation. For information, call Dan Goins at 270-217-1052 or Mitch Helm at 618-713-2266. Ticket information on website.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5

Sunday, Nov. 5
Fall Back
2 a.m.
Daylight saving time ends on the first Sunday in November, when clocks are moved back an hour at 2 a.m. local daylight time.

Sunday, Nov. 5
My Father’s Dragon
3:00 p.m.
Carson Center, 100 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, Ky.
The beloved Newbery Honor book about a resourceful boy named Join Elmer as he sets off on a daring adventure to rescue a baby dragon who’s being held captive by the ferocious animals of Wild Island. With pluck and ingenuity Elmer makes his way to the Island, outwits the wild animals and saves Boris, the dragon. For information, call 270-450-4444 or visit website.

Sunday, Nov. 5
Metropolis Merchants Annual Holiday Open House
Noon – 5 p.m. – times vary at individual businesses
Metropolis Merchants kick off the holiday season with a special afternoon of shopping and refreshments. Some stores will have door prizes. Enter to win $100 in Metro Dollars. Open house participants and the Metropolis Chamber will have entry forms listing all locations. Visit as many businesses as you can and have them stamp your entry form. At the end of the day head over to the Metropolis Chamber to turn in your form. The more places you visit the more entries you receive.  One winner will be drawn from all of the entries. For information call 618-524-2714.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6

Monday-Friday, Nov. 6 – Dec. 15
SCC Truck Driving Program
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Shawnee Community College, 8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, IL
The program takes only 16 weeks to complete which includes a six-week program and a ten-week externship. For information, call 618-634-3200.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7

throwathonTuesdays, Nov. 7, and Dec. 5
Empty Bowls Throwathon
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
PSAD, 9th & Madison sts., Paducah, Ky.
Paducah School of Art and Design invites you to make incredible bowls that will power this Spring’s Empty Bowls Project. Everyone is welcome and no prior experience is required. They provide the clay.  Facebook

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9

Thursday, Nov. 9 
Letter Writing with Rhonda James

4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Metropolis Library, 317 Metropolis St.
Rhonda will be instructing a workshop on the lost-art of letter-writing. This personal form of communication has lost popularity since technology and social media has taken its place. Rhonda will instruct you on how to write a proper letter. For information, visit Facebook.

Thursday, Nov. 9dinner party 101
Perfect Dinner Party 101
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
McCracken County Library, 555 Washington St., Paducah, Ky.
Let Chef Sara Bradley from Paducah’s Freight House help you with that! She will be sharing some of her favorite holiday recipes, as well as some tips and tricks of the trade for making holiday dinners a breeze.

Thursday-Sunday, Nov. 9-12 and Nov. 16-19
Ripcord
7:30 p.m.  Thu.-Sat.
2:30 p.m.  Sun. & Sat. 18
Market House Theater, 132 Market House Square., Paducah, Ky.
In the Bristol Place Senior Living Facility, the cantankerous Abby has to share her quarters with the infuriatingly chipper new-arrival, Marilyn. For information, call 270-444-6828 or visit website.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10

Friday, Nov. 10
Happy Hearts Annual Sock Hop
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Metropolis Community Center, 900 W. 10th St., Metropolis
The annual Happy Hearts 50’s Sock Hop is a fundraiser for the senior center located in Metropolis. The evening will consist of food, games and a DJ in a family friendly environment. 50’s attire is encouraged to be worn. Admission cost is $5. For information, contact Bettie Stoner at 618-524-9755.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11

Saturday, Nov. 11
Levee Footrace
Mississippi River Levee, Cairo, IL
Oldest footrace in Southern IL. 5000 and 10000 meter run on the Mississippi River Levee.   Long sleeve T-shirt to all entrants, awards to winners. Entry Fee. Held the 2nd Saturday each November. For information, call 618-734-4400.

Saturday, Nov. 11 (register by October 31)
Tunnel Hill 100 Mile Run with 50 Mile Option
7:00 a.m.
Tunnel Hill State Trail, Vienna, Illinois
The 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 surface is ideal for veterans to break the 24 hour barrier, or for faster runners to finish in 20 hours. Pacers will be allowed the final 24 miles of the 100 mile run. Entrants are limited so early registration is encouraged. Register online by October 31 on website.

Saturday, Nov. 11 or Dec. 9
Credit and Money Management Class
10:00 a.m. – Noon
McCracken County Library, 555 Washington St., Paducah, KY
​Class is led by Tiffini Clemons. Topics will include establishing and increasing your credit score, creating a budget, how to read a credit report and how to correct errors that negatively affect your credit rating.​Coffee and light refreshments will be served. Seating is limited. Call 270-442-2501 ext 119 to register. ​

Saturday Nov. 11
Garrison for the Massiac Marines
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fort Massac State Park, 1308 E 5th St., Metropolis
French and Indian War period reenactors present a living history program. 618-524-9321 Reenactors will be demonstrating 18th century colonial French cooking as they celebrate Thanksgiving.

Saturday, Nov. 11
Veteran’s Day Service
11:00 a.m.
Memorial Park by Library, 317 Metropolis St., Metropolis
There will be a special speaker and singing of the national anthem. All veterans and the public are invited.

Saturday, Nov. 11
Veteran’s Day Parade
11:00 a.m.
Downtown, Paducah, Ky.
Veterans from all Armed Forces will be recognized with this parade. For information, call 270-444-8508.

Saturday, Nov. 11
Winter Plant I.D.
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Cache River Wetlands Center, 8885 IL-37, Cypress, IL
Discover the beauty of the remains of summer flowering plants and grasses. The naked plant may not resemble the one see seen with summer raiment, but species which may have been barely noticeable in summer can be identified by striking seed pods or silhouettes. For information, call 618-657-2064.  Website

Saturday, Nov. 11
Veterans Day Parade
2:00 p.m.
City Park, Davie St., Anna, IL
Parade begins at the city park entrance on Davie Street and follows Main Street to Jefferson Street and back to the park. For information, call 618-833-5182.

Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 11-12
Annual AutumnFest Arts & Crafts Show
Sat. 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sun. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
John A Logan College, 700 Logan College Road, Carterville, Il.
AutumnFest is an annual event with over 120 exhibitors of handcrafted arts, crafts and specialty foods. Attendance is approximately 7,000. Free admission and parking. It is held on the second full weekend of each November. For information contact 618-985-2828 ext. 8416 or activities@jalc.edu.  Visit website

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12

Sunday, Nov. 12
The Isaacs in Concert
3:00 p.m.
Carson Center, 100 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, Ky.
The Isaacs, a multi-award winning family group who began singing 35 years ago are based out of Hendersonville, TN. Their musical style has been influenced by many genres of music including bluegrass, rhythm and blues, folk, and country, contemporary, acoustic and southern gospel. For information, call 270-450-4444 or visit website.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13

Monday-Friday, Nov, 13 – Dec. 22
SCC Truck Driving Program
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Shawnee Community College, Metropolis Extension Center, 5385 Industrial Park Dr.
The program takes only 16 weeks to complete which includes a six-week program and a ten-week externship. For information, call 618-524-3003.

Monday, Nov. 13
Elf – The Musical
7:30 p.m.
Carson Center, 100 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, Ky.
ELF The Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. This modern day Christmas classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner ELF. For information, call 270-450-4444 or visit website.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16

Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 16-18
Deer Festival
Golconda, Illinois
Three days of fun including a vast array of vendors offering handmade arts and crafts wildlife displays, entertainment and more. The Deer Queen pageant is on Friday night and a parade is on Saturday at 1 p.m. Festival is held every year the weekend before Thanksgiving. For information, call 618-683-6723 or 618-683-9702.

Thursday, Nov. 16   (register by Nov. 13)
Fresh Greenery Snowman Wreath Craft

4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Metropolis Library, 317 Metropolis St.
Come and make a cute snowman wreath with wire forms, assorted greenery, and other accessories. Please register by Monday, November 13th. There will be a $4.00 charge for this program for materials, due at the time of the program. This is intended for ages 18 and up. For information, visit Facebook.

Thursday-Sunday, Nov. 16-19
Ripcord
7:30 p.m.  Thu.-Sat.
2:30 p.m.  Sun. & Sat. 18
Market House Theater, 132 Market House Square., Paducah, Ky.
In the Bristol Place Senior Living Facility, the cantankerous Abby has to share her quarters with the infuriatingly chipper new-arrival, Marilyn. For information, call 270-444-6828 or visit website.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17

Friday, Nov. 17
Rodney Carrington – Live
7:00 p.m.
Carson Center, 100 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, Ky.
Rodney Carrington has been making audiences laugh for almost twenty years with his unique brand of stand-up comedy. The country singer-songwriter has recorded eight major label comedy albums which have sold more than two million copies, two of which have been certified Gold.  For information, call 270-450-4444 or visit website.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18

Saturday, Nov. 18
Red, White, and Blue Bash Concert

5:30 p.m.  Dinner
7:30 p.m.  Concert
Carson Center, 100 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Join the Paducah Symphony Orchestra in honoring our armed forces through a night of inspiring, patriotic music. For more information, visit website.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21

Tuesday, Nov. 21
Community Thanksgiving Service
7:00 p.m.
First Christian Church, 420 Catherine St., Metropolis
Everyone is invited to gather and give thanks in this special service.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24

Friday-Saturday, Nov. 24-25
Golconda Merchants Christmas Open House

Golconda, Illinois
This event is held the weekend after Thanksgiving. Local vendors will be showing off their fall and Christmas wares. For information, call 618-683-2109.

Friday-Sunday, Nov. 24-26
Holiday Open Houses on the Wine Trail
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Shawnee Hills Wine Trail
Start your holiday shopping early with great gifts along the trail. Each winery participates in our Holiday Open House event in a different way. Some have live music, appetizers and different sales throughout the weekend. Please check out our web page for more information on sales, discounts, charities and more. Website

Friday-Sunday, Nov. 24- 26
Holiday House at Magnolia Manor
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Luncheon
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Tour
2700 Washington Ave, Cairo, IL
The historic mansion decorated for the holidays is open for tours. Luncheons are reservation only. For information, call 618-734-0201. Facebook

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25

Saturday, Nov. 25
Christmas in Downtown Anna
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Anna, Illinois
Carolers, Santa, Shopping, Movies, Reindeer 5K Run, Huge Craft Fair at AJ gym, lighting of the Tree at 6 pm.  Facebook

Saturday, Nov. 25
Anna Arts Center Holiday Bazaar
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Anna Arts Center, 117 W. Davie St. Anna, IL
Come find that unique gift. Art work, stain glass, knives with deer horn handles, quilts, festive cards, jewelry, and more. So get your Christmas list and come find a gift for your family and friends and support the artists and crafters. Make a FREE Christmas ornament at the Anna Arts Center booth. Everyone is invited – kids of all ages. Call 618-833-6525 to reserve a space or get information.  Facebook

Saturday, Nov. 25
The Big Miniature Art Sale
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
PAPA Gallery, 124 Broadway, Paducah, Ky.
This our members annual miniature art sale.  All new miniatures created by Paducah Area Painters Alliance and sold for $10.00 each.  These make great Christmas gifts, so come early while the selection is best. Admission is free. For information, call 270-575-3544. Website

Saturday, Nov. 25 
Dickens of a Christmas Small Business Saturday

10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Gazebo Corner, 120 Broadway St. Paducah, Ky.
Come spend the day in a magical Dickens atmosphere. There will be costumed characters, free Victorian horse carriage rides, smores by the fire, wassail, free coffee and hot chocolate, and lots of shopping and lunch specials. Santa and Mrs. Claus will make a grand appearance down Broadway in the carriage to the Gazebo. Also special appearances by princesses Belle, Elsa, Snow White, Cinderella and Ariel. Be on the lookout for The Grinch and Whoville People. For information, contact Melinda Winchester at 270-444-8690 or mwinchester@paducahky.govFacebook

Saturday, Nov. 25
Oak Ridge Boys Christmas Celebration Tour 2017
7:30 p.m.
Carson Center, 100 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, Ky.
Every year, a man with a white beard goes city to city giving the gift of Christmas joy, and his name is… William Lee Golden. For 27 years now, Country Music Hall of Fame members The Oak Ridge Boys have been a part of their fans’ holiday seasons with their annual Christmas tour. For information, call 270-450-4444 or visit website.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28

Tuesday, Nov. 28
Veteran Job Services

1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Metropolis Library, 317 Metropolis St.
Services offer assistance to veterans with significant barriers to employment. All veterans between 18-24 years old are encouraged to drop by to include those with any of the following employment barriers: disabled / special disabled, homeless, formerly incarcerated, unemployed for more than six months within the last year, and no high school diploma or GED. For information, visit Facebook.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30

Martina McBride ChristmasSaturday, Nov. 30
Martina McBride Joy of Christmas Tour
7:30 p.m.
Carson Center, 100 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, Ky.
Country singer Martina McBride got her start opening for Garth Brooks in the 1990s. After 25 years, this singer remains one of country music’s most respected vocalists, with a range that continues to amaze fans and other artists. For information, call 270-450-4444 or visit website.


TENTATIVE LISTINGS —–

Sunday, Nov.
Paducah Holiday Open House
Noon – 5:00 p.m.
Downtown, Paducah
The businesses of Downtown Historic Paducah will offer special treats, fun, specials at restaurants and lots of great shopping to kick off your holiday season. Shoppers have a chance to win Holiday Shopping Spree give aways- gift certifcates, dinner for two at restaurants, Free carriage ride for 4 and more! Go to https://www.facebook.com/events/1127900773964932/ for more information or visit paducahmainstreet.org events

Tuesday, Nov.
Election Day
6:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
For more information, visit website. Find your polling place using the website’s locator. Several municipal offices will be closed. The Metropolis Drive Service facility on W. 10th Street will be closed and will reopen on Wednesday. Massac County offices will also be closed.

Tuesday, Nov.
Meet the Lady Patriots and Chili Supper
5:00 p.m.  Chili Supper
6:30 p.m.  Meet the Lady Patriots
MCHS, 2841 Old Marion Rd.
Menu includes chili, baked potatoes, desserts and a drink. Cost is $5 for supper. At 6:30 p.m. the junior varsity will kick off the basketball action followed by the varsity. Admission to the games is $3 for adults and $1 for students.

Friday, Nov.
Veterans Day Program
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Elijah P. Curtis Home, 405 Market St., Metropolis
A new exhibit will display uniforms from World War I to Present Day, along with patches and medals. There will be over 100 photographs and postcards from the World War I and World War II era, as well as posters and copies of Life Magazines. Local Historian, Justin Reynolds will be speaking about Company M, an African American Company that made great contributions to the military. There will also be a presentation to any descendants present of members of Company M. For information, call 618-309-3581.

Saturday, Nov.
Jefferson School 6th Annual Holiday Bazaar
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Jefferson Elementary School, 4915 Jefferson School Road
Over 30 vendors will be selling homemade arts and crafts, home decor, jewelry and accessories, furniture, and much more.  Lunch will be available to purchase from Two Sisters Catering. Admission is free.  Vendors still being accepted.  For more information contact Lora Jacobs at 618-638-2188.  Website

Saturday, Nov.
St. John Catholic Church Holiday Bazaar
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Knights of Columbus Hall, 6725 US Hwy 45 S, Paducah
Over 40 vendors will be present. Everyone is invited to stop by.

Sunday, Nov.
Annual Open House Soup and Salad Luncheon for Save The Massac

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Happy Hearts Center, 7th and Market streets, Metropolis
$8 admission benefits Save the Massac.  Menu includes a choice of  soup, a chicken salad sandwich on mini crescent roll, and a choice of garden or pasta salad, and drink and dessert. Dine in or carry outs will be available. Music by Mike Hardison, Shain Lloyd, Chris Hardison, and Clifford Helm. Proceeds will be used to restore the Massac Theater.  For information, contact Lisa Gower, 618-638-7986.

Friday, Nov.
Joppa Meet the Teams and Alumni Game
5:00 p.m.
Joppa High School, 911 Joppa N Ave., Joppa, Il.
Concessions available for purchase, including tacos in a bag for $3. Meet the Teams start at 5:30 p.m. Alumni games begin at 7 p.m. Drawings will be held for various prizes and baskets. The public is invited to attend.

Friday, Nov.
Meet the Patriots 
6:30 p.m.
Massac County High School
The Freshmen, JV, and Varsity teams will all scrimmage. There will be concessions available. The cheerleaders will perform and all players will be introduced. Admission will be charged.

Saturday, Nov.
Annual Groceries for Good
Big John, 1200 E. 5th St., Metropolis
Save A Lot, 701 Pearl St., Metropolis
Barney’s Market, 106 E. 2nd St., Brookport, Il.
Area residents have an opportunity to help those who are in need and are hungry simply by buying non-perishable items or donating money to Groceries for Good, c/o Metropolis Planet, PO Box 820, Metropolis. Collected items go to the COPE and Faith Tabernacle food pantries and Guardian Family Services. Sponsored by Metropolis Planet and Paducah Sun. For more information, contact the Planet at 618-524-2141.

Saturday, Nov.
Project Hope Christmas Bazaar and Pet Photos with Santa
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Robert Cherry Civic Center, 2701 Park Ave, Paducah, Ky.
There will also be chili with the fixings, bake sale items, great booths and great Christmas gifts. For information, email the shelter at info@projecthopehumanesociety.org.

Saturday, Nov.
St. John’s Church Annual Chili Supper
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
St. John’s Church, 6201 Waldo Church Rd., Metropolis
Menu includes Chili, Hot Dogs, Dessert and Drink. Free will donation with all proceeds going to charity.

Saturday, Nov.
Annual Rebuilding Together Benefit Banquet
6:00 p.m.  Doors open,  7 p.m. Dinner
Baymont Inn Theater, 203 E. Front St., Metropolis
Dinner will be served by celebrity waiters and waitresses from throughout the area. Proceeds from the silent auction and benefit dinner will be used to purchase materials to make repairs to homes of elderly or disabled residents. To date over 158 homes have been rehabilitated. Tickets are $25 per person.  For more information, contact Sandy Dailey at 618-524-5627.

Saturday, Nov.    through Dec. 31
Christmas in the Park
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Noble Park, 2915 Park Avenue, Paducah, Ky.
Thousands of lights and moving displays entertain visitors. Non-perishable food items or cash donations are accepted to fund local charities. Closes at 10:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

Sunday, Nov.
Joppa Annual Community Thanksgiving Meal
5:00 p.m.
Joppa Missionary Baptist Church, 215 Pearl St., Joppa, Il.
Everyone is invited to attend.

Saturday, Nov. 25
Small Business Saturday
All Day
Metropolis Merchants are open and ready to greet you on this special day.  Many will be offering special prices.  Please show your support for local businesses who serve the community all year long.

Saturday Nov. 
McGinnis Family Christmas Trees Opening Day
9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
1107 Mount Mission Rd., Metropolis
Fresh frazier firs are hand picked straight off the mountains of North Carolina. Santa will be there to meet the kids the first day. The McGinnis family invites you to start a new family tradition picking out a tree together.  For more information, call Heather McGinnis 618-645-2523 or 618-309-2081.


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