KHQS Challenge Quilts, May 1-10

No matter your age, I bet you have memories of a fresh, new box of crayons. Close your eyes? Can you smell them? Do you see them lined up like colorful little soldiers in a box? Whether you used a coloring book or a blank piece of paper, the opportunities for artistic expression were endless!.. read more →

28 Apr 2014
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Quilt Presentation, Saturday April 19

“Quilting: A Legacy of Love” Join the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County on Saturday, April 19 from 10:30am-1pm for “Quilting: A Legacy of Love,” a special presentation by Bobbie Smith Bryant. A talented freelance writer, Bryant focuses her research on regional specialties. The presentation will be hosted by the Kentucky Star Quilt Shop (S. Virginia.. read more →

18 Apr 2014
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25th Annual Quilt Show, April 8-26

The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County announces its 25th Annual Quilt Show from April 8 – 26, 2014. This exhibit showcases both old and new quilt masterpieces from area quilters and always proves to be one of the Museum’s most colorful and artistic displays each year. Hands-on activities offer all visitors the opportunity to step.. read more →

01 Apr 2014
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Edgar Cayce Hometown Seminar, March 28-30, 2014

Best-selling authors Sidney and Nancy Kirkpatrick join the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County to pay tribute to Hopkinsville’s most famous son: World-renowned Psychic Edgar Cayce Join the experts for an exciting weekend of lectures, discussions, and a guided tour of where it all began: the tobacco farm where he had the visions that prompted his.. read more →

27 Feb 2014
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A Day with Trains and Holiday Exhibits

A Day with Trains On Saturday, December 21 and Saturday, December 28, join us for  A Day with Trains at the Pennyroyal Area Museum. Watch as our conductors run five trains on two elaborate model train layouts. One layout features two trains that wind through the town of Little Progress, a utopian locale where Christmas.. read more →

20 Dec 2013
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Pennyrile Polar Express, Dec. 14

Feel the spirit of the season centered around the wonder of trains in downtown Hopkinsville. Historic East 9th Street will be transformed into a winter wonderland with train station stops that feature free activities sponsored by local businesses. All Aboard! Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus at the L&N Depot for a reading of The Polar.. read more →

11 Dec 2013
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Thanksgiving Weekend

Need a place to take your out-of-town guests after Thanksgiving? Visit us at the Museums this weekend! The Museums and Museum Shop will be open for regular hours on Friday, November 29 and Saturday, November 30. Find great deals on local gifts, including a 30% markdown on all local and regional pictorial history books. Titles.. read more →

27 Nov 2013
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Legend of the Bell Witch CANCELLED

The Legend of the Bell Witch with William T. Turner has been cancelled for 2013 due to expected inclement weather and scheduling difficulties. The Museums apologizes for any inconvenience, and we look forward to hosting this event again next Halloween. read more →

30 Oct 2013
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Legend of the Bell Witch, October 31

Make your Halloween more frightful with the Museums! Join us Halloween night at 5:30pm, immediately following Downtown Trick-or-Treat, at the fountain of Little River Park at Bethel Street and 9th streets for William T. Turner’s recounting of the Legend of the Bell Witch. This haunting account of a poltergeist-like spirit who terrorized the family of.. read more →

25 Oct 2013
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Tobacco War Pilgrimage: Sept. 27 & 28

The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County announces the 2nd Annual Tobacco War Pilgrimage to be held on September 27 & 28, 2013. The events of the weekend commemorate a period of agricultural crisis, economic boycott, and vigilante rebellion that affected every aspect of life in the region. Join us Friday night for an Old Time.. read more →

21 Aug 2013
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