Henry County High School hosts a Zombie Fun Run this Saturday morning at 9. Sign up to participate as a runner or a zombie. Zombies must provide their own costume. Registration forms available at the high school front office or on Facebook at HCHS Class of 2015 Zombie Fun Run.
Murray State University's Animal Health Technology/Pre-veterinary Club and the Humane Society of Calloway County host a Doggie Day Spa next Saturday (November 1) from 9 to 2 at Carman Animal Health Center. Proof of current rabies vaccination is required. Dogs can receive baths, ear cleanings, and nail trimmings. Microchipping is also available. For more information, visit forthepets.org.
The Murray State University Symphony Orchestra gives its first full concert of the fall semester this Thursday night at 7:30 in Lovett Auditorium. The program includes works by Mussorgsky, Mascagni, Tomasi, and Saint-Saens. The ensemble is conducted by Professor Dennis Johnson. The performance is free and open to all.
The Hopkinsville Drum Circle holds a Fun Drum this Saturday evening at 6 at Riverfront Park in Hopkinsville. Everyone’s invited to bring your own drums, percussion instruments, chairs, and soft drinks for an evening of drumming.
The Paducah Chamber Society presents Matthew Gianforte and Meeyoun Park, duo pianists and assistant professors at Murray State University, in recital this Sunday afternoon at 4 at Immanuel Baptist Church in Paducah. Admission is free.
The monthly senior citizens commodities distribution is Friday morning from 8 to 10 at the Mayfield-Graves County Needline and Food Pantry. Commodities are for local senior citizens, 60 years or older, who have signed up for and been approved for the program. For more information or to find out if you qualify, call (270) 247-6333.
Master Storyteller Octavia Sexton presents a program of spine-tingling tales Thursday night at 7 at the McCracken County Public Library. Her stories meld the oral traditions of her English, Irish, and Cherokee ancestors. The program is free and open to the public as part of the library’s Evenings Upstairs program.
The Annual Harvest Moon Ball is this Saturday night from 8-10:30 at the Robert Cherry Civic Center in Paducah. The non-competitive recreational ballroom dance is hosted by the Paducah Jazz Ensemble. Advance reservations are available but are not required. To make reservations, call (270) 898-0181 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Ice House Gallery in Mayfield accepts entries through tomorrow for a show titled “How About a Little Art?”, on display October 21 through November 14. The show features works 12 inches and smaller, not including the frame. There is no entry fee. For more information, visit icehousearts.org.
The Woodlands Nature Station at Land Between the Lakes hosts the "Tame the Wild" Outdoor Kids' Festival this weekend. The event includes a Who-Dun-It? Mystery, free kayak demonstrations, a live campfire cooking demo, nature programs, hikes, and more. For a complete schedule of events, visit landbetweenthelakes.us.