Datebook: September 6 - Diana's Funeral 15 Years Ago

Sep 6, 2012

The public funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales took place on this day in 1997. Bells rang from Kensington Palace, Union Flags were lowered to half mast. The ceremony was held at Westminster Abbey and finished at her resting place in Althorp. Two billion people watched worldwide, making it one of the most watched events in history.

It’s Thursday, September 6

The 25th annual Trail of Tears Pow-Wow opens tomorrow night at 6 with a free outdoor concert at the Trail of Tears Park in Hopkinsville.  Hear music from Hopkinsville’s own Southern Dirt Band, followed by the nationally-known Native American group Indigenous.  Events continue on Saturday and Sunday, beginning at 10 both mornings.

Murray’s annual Ice Cream Festival starts tomorrow afternoon at 4 on the Court Square and continues on Saturday.  Weekend events include a car show, a free movie screening, an Ice Cream Idol contest, and free ice cream.  See a complete schedule of events at

Beginning Saturday, the Princeton Art Guild hosts an exhibit of drawings, photography, and hand-crafted miniatures by Adam Meredith.  The exhibit features images of Caldwell County as well as historical drawings and continues through the month of September.  Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday from 2 to 3:30.

Find community event details at  Thanks for listening.