Events at Kentucky Lake

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Kentucky Opry Presents: TG Sheppard & T. Graham Brown

Apr 27, 2024 - 7pm
Kentucky Opry // 88 Chilton Ln - Benton

This event takes place at the Kentucky Opry, located just off US 641 North in Draffenville. For additional information about this show, call 270-527-3869.

Brahm's Bass Run

Apr 27, 2024 - 6am
Kentucky Dam Marina // 466 Marina Drive - Gilbertsville

The Brahm's Bass run is a memorial tournament taking place April 27th at Kentucky Dam Marina. Featuring two divisions with cash prizes of $1,000, $500, and $250 for first, second and third places. To sign up or for details, call 270-804-6101.

Civil War Living History Days

May 3, 2024 thru May 4, 2024 - 9am
Hitching Post // 16474 US 68 East - Aurora

The Hitching Post Civil War Living History Days will begin at 9:00am. Camps will open from 9:00am to 5:00pm and set up with stations for students to stop, see, and interact in period-time. There will be soldiers, artillery firing, a field surgeon, and other setups to relive history. There will be 1860's games for the students and adults to participate and learn how they lived and played. There will also be "Music on the Grounds" during the day as well.

On Saturday night at 6:00pm there will be a historical ghost walk - a tour around the grounds where there will be historical people from around the area to tell you the history of their life in first person. They'll also share history about the area and people you still hear of now. The event is free of charge. For more information, email kissiareg@gmail.com.

LBL Bridge to Bridge Run

Oct 19, 2024 - TBA
Eggners Ferry Bridge // US 68 & KY 80 - Aurora

The course starts on the Canton side of the Lake Barkley Bridge and crosses into the beautiful Land Between the Lakes Recreation Area. The course follows the paved path along Highway 80 until connecting with the Central Hardwoods Scenic Trail. Runners stay on the trail for its entirety ending at Fenton. The course connects with the Kentucky Lake Bridge where runners will cross and finish just west of Kentucky Lake along Highway 80.

Single Runner:

The 13.6 mile race will begin at the Lake Barkley Bridge and travel west on a paved trail for 3.6 miles. The course then becomes a winding, woodland path with packed gravel for 8.2 miles. It then becomes paved again for the final 1.8 miles to the finish on the west side of Eggner's Ferry Bridge at Kentucky Lake. Moderate elevation changes will be evident through the woodland trail.

Two Person Relay:

The two person relay will travel the same course that was described for the half marathon. The exchange zone for the two runners will be at Golden Pond Visitor Center. This zone is approximately 7.4 miles from the start. The second leg is approximately 6.2 miles. The first leg is longer but consist of easier terrain for the runner.

Three Person Relay:

The three person relay will travel the same course that was described for the half marathon. The first segment will be a 3.6 paved run that will end at the Sunset Trailhead. The second segment will be a 3.8 mile woodland trail run that will end at the Golden Pond Visitor Center. The last segment is approximately a 6.2 mile run to the finish consisting of wooded trail and paved trail.

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