Mayor Dan Kemp is requesting that Hopkinsville neighborhood trick-or-treat activities be observed on Friday, November 1st, from 5:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m. only.
On Friday, November 1st, Downtown Trick-or-Treat will begin at 3:30 p.m. Main Street merchants, local organizations, and businesses located on S. Main Street, from E. 9th Street south to E. 13th Street, will be giving out candy and goodies until 5:30 p.m. Adults are encouraged to accompany children ages 12 and under. Children should bring their own bags.
Remember - Rain that day, O.K. Lightning, stay away!
There will be no parking on S. Main Street, between 9th and 13th Streets, after 3pm on November 1st. S. Main Street, between 9th and 13th Streets, will be closed to traffic beginning at 3pm.
This popular, perennial event is sponsored by Main Street Merchants, Downtown Renaissance and the City of Hopkinsville, Division of Parks and Recreation.
Also on Thursday, October 31st, will be held, rain or shine, Trick R Treat at the Mall from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at Bradford Square Mall. Participating stores will be treating Hopkinsville area ghosts and goblins, ages 12 and under, when accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by Mall Merchants.
Keeping with the spirit of the season, the Pennyroyal Area Museum will also feature "A Peek inside the Casket: an Exhibit to Die for," a special display that explores the history of funeral customs. Artifacts on display include caskets, embalming equipment, and portable pieces used by morticians for at-home funerals. These items of the undertaker create a unique exhibit that demonstrates how people have mourned the loss of loved ones through the years. On display from October 23 through November 11.