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Part of what gives Elizabethtown its irresistible charm is the wide array of festivals and events held throughout the year. Download this year's Festivals and Events Brochure or search our calendar to learn what will be happening during your visit to E-town.

Festivals and Events (421PDF)

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Daniel Martin Moore in Concert
10/3/2014
Daniel Martin Moore is a singer & songwriter who was born & mostly raised in Elizabethtown, and still calls Hardin County home. His five albums to date-three via Sub Pop, two via OK Recordings-cove...

Elizabethton Dog Park Official Opening
10/4/2014
Elizabethtown is holding the Grand Opening of our first Dog Park at Freeman Lake on Saturday, October 4, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The park consists of 2 separate fenced areas . . . one for ...


The Wizard of Oz
9/26/2014-10/5/2014
Follow the yellow brick road to The PAC for this magical journey featuring all the well-loved songs from the film and Toto too !!

September 26 @ 7:00 p.m.
September 27 @ 2:00 p.m.
...


Defensive Pistol Introduction
10/5/2014
The French Shooting Range will hold a Defensive Pistol Introduction Course on April 26 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. This course is intended to introduce students to realistic defensive handgun skills. ...

Zombie Paintball Hayride and Pumpkin Patch
10/5/2014
EVERY DAY FROM SEPTEMBER 19 THROUGH
NOVEMBER 2, 2014 . . . SUNDAY - SATURDAY
Fall Fun for Everyone! Come on out this fall and enjoy our Zombie Paintball Hayride, Pumpkin Patch, Petting Zo...


Lincoln Days
10/4/2014-10/5/2014
2014 Lincoln Days celebration . . . October 4-5. Arts & crafts exhibitors, food vendors, art show, Lincoln Look-A-Like contest, parade, railsplitting contest, talent show and much more !!
Vis...


This is How I Google and So Can You
10/7/2014-10/8/2014
The Barr Memorial Library will hold a workshop entitled “This Is How I Google and So Can You: Effectively Searching the Internet for Just About Anything” on October 7 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. and Oct...

Womans Empowerment Group
10/10/2014
A Women’s Empowerment Group will meet on September 5 from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. in the ACS Conference Room, Bldg. 1477. W.O.M.E.N. – Women can Overcome by Motivating Each other Now. This ongoing su...

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Volunteer Training
10/10/2014
The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is holding volunteer orientation training days for those wishing to volunteer at the park’s visitor center information desk. Classes are lim...

Dinner & A Movie
10/10/2014
This month's Dinner & A Movie is October 10 and will feature the movie "Dolphin Tale 2."Enjoy a dinner of spaghetti and meat sauce, meatballs, marinara, corn, garlic bread, and cobbler. Dinner will...

Elizabethtown 3rd Annual Zombie Fest
10/11/2014
Elizabethtown's 3rd Annual Zombie Fest on October 11, 2014, in conjunction with Second Saturday activities. Details are not complete yet but check back later . . . there will be a costume contest...

Pistol Match Night
10/11/2014
Time to put your shooting skills to the test! Compete against fellow shooters and the clock during French Shooting Range’s Competitive Defensive Pistol Match Night on March 8 from 5 – 8 p.m. Challe...

2014 Etown - Lincoln Trail Walk to End Alzheimer's
10/11/2014
The Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support, and research. Join over 500 local residents in the fight against Alzheimer's.

3rd Annual Burger King Breast Cancer Awareness Truck and Tractor Pull
10/10/2014-10/11/2014
Truck and Tractor Pull. Friday, October 10th Performance by J D Shelburne at 6:30. Pull starts at 7:30. Saturday, October 11th Kids Festivities at 5:00. Pull to start at 6:00. Silent auction e...

Second Saturday
10/11/2014
Come downtown the Second Saturday of every month to enjoy the historic buildings and sites, meet local artists and crafters, and enjoy food, music, and friends. Many of the shops and cafes are open...

To Kill a Mockingbird
10/10/2014-10/12/2014
A tender portrait of a southern town,
brimming with powerful lessons of tolerance,
justice and quiet heroism.

Scout and Jem are growing up in the Deep
South during the 1930'...


Zombie Paintball Hayride and Pumpkin Patch
10/12/2014
EVERY DAY FROM SEPTEMBER 19 THROUGH
NOVEMBER 2, 2014 . . . SUNDAY - SATURDAY
Fall Fun for Everyone! Come on out this fall and enjoy our Zombie Paintball Hayride, Pumpkin Patch, Petting Zo...


Authors at Your Library, David Bell
10/15/2014
The Barr Memorial Library will host author David Bell on October 15 at 6 p.m. as part of its Authors at Your Library series. Author of “Never Come Back” and “The Hiding Place,” Bell will discuss an...

A Spirited History of Bourbon
10/16/2014
The Barr Memorial Library will host Brown-Forman Master Distiller, Chris Morris, on October 16 at 5:30 p.m. during A Spirited History of Bourbon event. Morris will discuss the history of Kentucky’s...

Glendale Crossing Festival
10/18/2014
For the past 35 years, the town of Glendale has sponsored their annual Crossing Festival on the third Saturday in October. With hundreds of booths featuring food, crafts, antiques and more, the Gl...

Storybook Character Breakfast
10/18/2014
The Saber & Quill will host a Character Breakfast Buffet on October 18 from 8 – 11 a.m. Children of all ages are invited to meet and dine with their favorite storybook characters during this magica...

1st Annual Hardin County Expo and Cruise In
10/18/2014
A local event bringing businesses and non-profit organizations together to promote community awareness of their goods/services, shake hands with current or potential consumers, and help raise fundi...

Defensive Pistol Course
10/18/2014
The French Shooting Range will hold a Defensive Pistol Course on Oct 18 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. This course will review firearm safety, presentation from the holster, reload, and malfunction drill...

Longmire Marathon
10/11/2014-10/18/2014
Get ready for the Authors at Your Library program with “Longmire” author Craig Johnson with a two day marathon of the first season of the popular A&E TV series based on his Western mystery novels. ...

Basetrack
10/18/2014
Based upon the use of social media by soldiers to communicate with their loved ones during the recent middle east conflicts, this multimedia concert performed by and for military veterans, those c...

Zombie Paintball Hayride and Pumpkin Patch
10/19/2014
EVERY DAY FROM SEPTEMBER 19 THROUGH
NOVEMBER 2, 2014 . . . SUNDAY - SATURDAY
Fall Fun for Everyone! Come on out this fall and enjoy our Zombie Paintball Hayride, Pumpkin Patch, Petting Zo...


To Kill a Mockingbird
10/16/2014-10/19/2014
A tender portrait of a southern town,
brimming with powerful lessons of tolerance,
justice and quiet heroism.

Scout and Jem are growing up in the Deep
South during the 1930'...


Authors at Your Library: Craig Johnson
10/22/2014
The Barr Memorial Library will host author Craig Johnson on October 22 at 12 p.m. as part of its Authors at Your Library series. Johnson, the New York Times bestselling author of the Walt Longmire ...

Labyrinths (Stress Relieving Program)
10/23/2014
Join Sullivan University’s Dr. Renee Rust-Yarmuth, Certified Wellness Director, for a stress relieving program called Labyrinths on October 23 at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the Barr Memorial Library. Pa...

Womans Empowerment Group
10/24/2014
A Women’s Empowerment Group will meet on September 5 from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. in the ACS Conference Room, Bldg. 1477. W.O.M.E.N. – Women can Overcome by Motivating Each other Now. This ongoing su...

Pumpkin Carving/Painting
10/25/2014
Bring the entire family for pumpkin carving, seasonal craft making, games, refreshments and activities for children of all ages. Pumpkins will be provided and kids will receive goodie bags.
...


Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park Groundbreaking Ceremony
10/25/2014
The National Park Service will host a public groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The event will be held at the Boyhood Home Unit of Abraham Lincoln Bir...

Zombie Paintball Hayride and Pumpkin Patch
10/26/2014
EVERY DAY FROM SEPTEMBER 19 THROUGH
NOVEMBER 2, 2014 . . . SUNDAY - SATURDAY
Fall Fun for Everyone! Come on out this fall and enjoy our Zombie Paintball Hayride, Pumpkin Patch, Petting Zo...


Pre-School Story Hour Halloween Movie
10/28/2014
The Barr Memorial Library will host a Story Hour Halloween Movie on October 28 at 10 a.m. for infants through pre-school. Come dressed in your special costume and watch a Halloween movie! For more ...

Classic Film Series
10/10/2014-10/31/2014
"The Mummy", October 10, 7:00 p.m.
Boris Karloff plays a living mummy who stalks a beautiful woman he believes is the reincarnation of his lover in this 1932 classic Universal Studios horror fi...


2014 Retiree Appreciation Days
10/31/2014
Retirees and their family members are invited to participate in the
2014 Retiree Appreciation Days event at the Fort Knox Saber & Quill Oct. 31
from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Nov. 1 from 8:30...


HOWL-O-WEEN Downtown Block Party
10/31/2014
Annual Downtown "Trunk or Treat" brought to you by The Wolf . . . 94.3. The block party is from 5:00-7:00 p.m., followed by a movie at The State Theater at 7:00 p.m. . . . "Hotel Transylvania" . ...

20th Annual Traditional Music Festival Heartland Dulcimer Club
10/31/2014-11/1/2014
Halloween Night Jam Oct. 31 Kick Off
Our 20th year anniversary festival starts with a bang this year! Open jam, all instruments welcome, at the Best Western Atrium, Elizabethtown, 7-10 p.m. Ha...


Halloween Bash
10/31/2014-11/1/2014
The Landing Zone will hold its annual hauntingly spooky Halloween Bash on October 31 beginning at 8 p.m. The cover charge is $5. Cash prizes will be available for winners of the costume contest! En...