Greenville KY
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Things to do in Greenville, Kentucky

Freedom Fest - Annual Fireworks Show

3705 State Route 1380

Powderly, KY 42367

270-338-1895

Friday, July 3rd - 9:00 pm

Come enjoy Muhlenberg County's annual Freedom Fest Fireworks display! The event is being presented by the Muhlenberg County Fiscal Court, the Greenville Tourism Commission and the City of Greenville. The event will be at the Muhlenberg Ag. & Convention Center and the grounds will be available for parking by spectators at no cost! The show begins at approximately 9:00 pm.

Don't forget about all the other great Muhlenberg County activities over weekend including the Muhlenberg Miners & Music Festival in Paradise Park and a special patriotic Saturdays on the Square concert and laser light show in downtown Greenville.

**In the event of inclement weather the Fireworks Show will take place on Sunday, July 5th at 9:00 pm at the Muhlenberg County Ag & Convention Center. Check the Greenville Tourism Commission Facebook page for scheduling updates. **

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Saturdays on the Square 2015

100 South Main Street

Greenville, KY 42345

270-338-1895

Saturday, June 27th - Saturday, August 8th

“Pick Greenville” this summer and attend the 7th annual “Saturdays on the Square” outdoor concert series! This year’s exciting line-up includes returning favorites along with new bands and elements that are sure to “pick” things up. The concerts will begin on Saturday June 27th and continue through August 8th. The series also includes a very special July 4th celebration with not only a band, but a patriotic laser light show!  Set in historic downtown, the concert series is the ultimate place to relax with family, connect with friends and enjoy top-notch music!

As always these events are being hosted by the Greenville Tourism Commission and are FREE to the public. For the 2015 season all concerts will take place in the front of the courthouse on the veranda formed by the steps. Each concert will begin at 8:00 pm and the street will close at 5:00 pm to give patrons an opportunity to set–up their seats.  Parking will be available throughout downtown and food vendors will be on the square for each concert. Attendees should come out early, bring a lawn chair and pick a spot to enjoy the show then meander through downtown to explore the open shops or have a meal!

We look forward to seeing you on the square! Click on the link below to view the schedule and specific concert details! If you have any questions please feel free to call 270-338-1895. Also, be sure to “Like” the Greenville Tourism Commission Facebook page for additional info on the concerts and all Greenville events.

2015 Concert Schedule


SPECIAL NOTE: Given the concerts are hosted outdoors, mother-nature always plays a factor. Every effort will be made to have the concerts, however if weather creates an unsafe environment for attendees a concert could be cancelled. There is not a “rain location” at this time. Please remember that as long as the weather is clear and safe at 8:00 pm in downtown Greenville the show will go on. For up to the minute updates be sure to “Like” the Greenville Tourism Commission Facebook page.

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Muhlenberg Miners and Music Festival

Paradise Park - 750 Cleaton Rd

Powderly, KY 42367

270-338-5961

Saturday, July 4th 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Come celebrate Muhlenberg County’s coal and music heritage in Paradise Park this Independance Day! The event will feature the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the UMWA Miners Hall Museum and Belton Mercantile Store at 10:00 am. Tours of the Hall, store, thumbpicking Hall of Fame and Merle Travis homeplace will begin following the ribbon cutting at 10:00. While touring the various sites you will be serenaded by thumbpicking with a special edition of picking in the park.

Then at 1:00 pm head to the Merle Travis Center for a special music program featuring Thom Bresh, son of Muhlenberg’s own Merle Travis. The event will also feature a unique program by local historian, Barry Duvall, revisiting the famous Browder Mine Explosion!

The event is completely FREE and everyone is invited to attend. Concessions will be available on site and be sure to bring your lawn chair!

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Open Mic Night

The Palace Theatre - 119 North Main Street

Greenville, KY 42345

270-377-3115 Ext. 3

July 10th & August 14th - 7:00 pm

microphone.jpgOpen Mic Night is back! It is once again being held in the Cabaret Room at MCTI’s Palace Theatre located in downtown Greenville and hosted by the Muhlenberg Arts Council and MCTI. Come on down if you would like to sing a song, play an instrument, tell a joke, read a poem, play an instrument or share another artistic talent. This is a perfect opportunity to share your special talents with the community. Don’t have a talent? No problem, audience members are needed to, so come out and enjoy the show. Donations will be taken at the door and will go to support the Muhlenberg Arts Council and MCTI. Concessions will also be sold the evening of the event.

If you have any questions about this event feel free to contact Melanie Smith at Melanie.Smith@muhlenberg.kyschools.us or call 270-377-3115 ext. 3.

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