Where Are We Going Weekly Blog: Hometown Christmas Details

(Leitchfield, KY) – Hometown Christmas will commence this weekend in Grayson County with the first event Friday evening at James D. Beville Park in Leitchfield.  Dignitaries and elementary students will help bolster the Christmas Spirit with signing carols, serving coco, and lighting the 52 Christmas displays spiraled throughout the park.  The lighted displays will be lit daily for visitors to drive thru the park and enjoy until 10:00 p.m. each evening this holiday season.  Caneyville and Clarkson will also host their tree lighting ceremonies this evening at 6:00 p.m.

The Salvation Army is need of more bell ringers this season in Leitchfield.  If you would like to ring the bell you can call Tracey Dennision (270) 259-0043.  All the proceeds collected stays in Grayson County.

Friday, December 6th:

Light-Up Leitchfield

The City of Leitchfield will host their annual Light-Up Leitchfield ceremony on Friday, Dec. 6th at 5:00 p.m. at James D. Beville Park.  Santa will make a visit.

Clarkson Tree Lighting Ceremony

The City of Clarkson will host their annual tree-lighting ceremony on Friday, Dec. 6th at 6:00 p.m. at Clarkson City Hall.  Santa will make a visit.

Caneyville Tree Lighting Ceremony

The City of Caneyville will host their annual tree-lighting ceremony on Friday, Dec. 6th at 6:00 p.m. at the Purple Flash Center.

Cougar Sports

Grayson County vs. McClean Co at Cougar Den at 7:30 p.m.  Locker Room Show with Sam Gormley begins at 7:00 p.m.  You can watch the game live on K105’s YouTube, Facebook, or website: k105.com.

AA Meetings:

Leitchfield United Methodist Church at 10:00 a.m.

St. Joseph Catholic Church Rectory at 7:00 p.m.

St. Anthony Church Basement in Peonia at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 7th:

Candy Cane 5K

The Hometown Fun Run will be on Saturday, Dec. 7th at James D. Beville Park at 8:00 a.m. $25 per person, benefits Tri-County CASA.  Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.

Hometown Christmas Parade

The Leitchfield Hometown Christmas Parade will be on Saturday, Dec. 7th beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the Grayson County Fairgrounds.  Lineup begins at 9:30 a.m.

Jack Thomas Christmas Open House

We invite you to join us for our Christmas open house. On Saturday, December 7, starting at 10:00 am and lasting until 2:00 pm, the Jack Thomas House will be open for free tours. We will also have live music with the Grayson County High School, and Clarkson and Caneyville Elementary School choirs all scheduled to sing. Santa will also make a special appearance and refreshments will be served.

GCHS Cheerleaders Chili Supper and Auction

The GCHS Cheerleaders are headed to Walt Disney World next Spring to compete in National competition and need your support.  They will host a chili supper and auction 4 p.m. at GCHS.

HoHo with the PoPo Fundraiser

A fundraiser for the Clarkson Police Department’s HoHo with the PoPo Christmas aid program will be held Saturday, December 7th at The Lodge at Nolin Lake.  All tip proceeds go toward financing HoHo with the PoPo, which provides less fortunate children in the Clarkson area with Christmas presents. Proceeds from HoHo with the PoPo are also used throughout the year to help financially disadvantaged families.  The Lodge at Nolin Lake is located at 14088 Peonia Road. The restaurant is open until 7:00 p.m.

AA Meetings:

Leitchfield United Methodist Church at 10:00 a.m.

Caneyville Tax Office Basement at 7:00 p.m.

Cougar Sports:

Cougars vs. Bethlehem (Campbellsville) @ 4:00 p.m.

Lady Cougars at Taylor County @ 2:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 8th:

LUMC Annual Christmas Cantata

Leitchfield United Methodist Church will have their Annual Christmas Cantata on December 8 at 10:00.  This year’s title is “Christmas Dreams” and all are welcome to hear the beautiful Christmas Story.

First Baptist Leitchfield Christmas Cantata & Sampler

First Baptist Leitchfield’s Christmas Cantata and Sampler will be held this Sunday at 6:00 p.m.  Enjoy the Choir’s Christmas Cantata and then a sampling of Christmas desserts.

Ongoing- Bingo

The Knights of Columbus will hold bingo Sunday at 1:00 p.m. at the Knights Hall in Peonia.

AA Meetings:

Caneyville Tax Office Basement at 7:00 p.m.

Monday, December 9th:

Bingo

The Grayson County Senior Center (Watkins Wood Drive in Leitchfield) will hold bingo on Monday at 9:45 a.m.

Clarkson/Caneyville City Commissioner’s Monthly Meeting

The Caneyville and Clarkson City Commissioners will hold their regular monthly meeting at 6:00 p.m. at their respective city halls on Monday, Dec. 9th

AA Meetings:

Leitchfield United Methodist Church at 7:00 p.m.

Cougar Sports:

Cougars at Nelson County @ 7:00 p.m.

GCMS Cougars at Barren County @ 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 10th:

GC Tourism Meeting

The Grayson Co. Tourism Board of Directors will meeting the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the 8:00 a.m. at Centre on Main.  The next meeting Tuesday, Dec. 10th

GC Ministerial Association

The Grayson County Ministerial Association (GCMA) will hold its regular Monthly Meeting Tuesday Morning, September 11th @ 8:30 a.m. at the Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in the cafeteria. Ministers/leaders from all congregations in the area are invited and encouraged to attend.

Grayson County Rotary Club Meeting

The Grayson County Rotary Club meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at noon at Mr. Gattis in Leitchfield.  Anyone interested in participating in the club is welcome to attend the meetings.

Leitchfield Unity Methodist Church Thrift Shop

The Leitchfield United Methodist Church Thrift Shop is open Tuesdays from 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Community Bible Study

A non-denominational Bible study will take place at the American Legion Post 81 every Tuesday from 2:00p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Grayson County Alliance

The Grayson County Alliance will have food distribution on Tuesday, December 10th from 9:00 a.m. – Noon.  If you would like to know if you qualify for free food distribution please call Debbie Childress at (270) 259-4000.

Free Community Meal

The Fellowship Cafe offers a free community meal every Tuesday in the basement of the Leitchfield United Methodist Church at 5:30 p.m.

Al Anon Family Groups

The Alcoholics Anonymous Family Group meets every Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. in the basement of the Grayson St. Church.  For more information contact Vicki H. (270) 230-4477.

AA Meetings:

St. Joseph Catholic Church Rectory at 12 Noon

Caneyville Tax Office Basement at 7:00 p.m.

NA Meeting:

Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center (near the cafeteria) at 7:00 p.m.

Cougar Sports:

Lady Cougars at Meade County @ 7:00 p.m.

GCMS Cougars vs. Hancock Co. @ 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, December 11th:

Grayson County Alliance

The Grayson County Alliance will have food distribution on Wednesday, December 11th from 9:00 a.m. – Noon.  If you would like to know if you qualify for free food distribution please call Debbie Childress at (270) 259-4000.

Bingo

The Grayson County Senior Center (Watkins Wood Drive in Leitchfield) will hold bingo on Wednesday at 9:45 a.m.

Every Second Wednesday Senior Meal

St. Elizabeth Church at 306 Clifty Ave in Clarkson  hosts a senior dinner every second Wednesday of the month at 11 a.m.  Besides a good meal, there will also be entertainment, games, prizes and speakers.  All seniors are welcome.  For further information, call 270-784-1520.

Prayer Team

A prayer team meets Wednesdays at noon at the GC Center for Women’s Ministries. All women are invited to attend the time of prayer & devotion.

Grief Share Support Group

A Grief Share support group meets Wednesdays at 1:15 p.m. at the Grayson County Center for Women’s Ministries. Call 270-230-9922 for details.

Celebrate Recovery

Celebrate Recovery meets every Wednesday at The Well, across from the Leitchfield United Methodist Church, at 5:30 p.m. for a light meal, 6:00 p.m. for worship, and 7:00 p.m. for small group meetings.  Celebrate Recovery is for every person to help you grow as a person spiritually, and overcome hurts, habits, or hang-ups.  Daycare if available.

AA Meetings:

Leitchfield United Methodist Church at 7:00 p.m.

St. Joseph Catholic Church Rectory at 10:00 a.m

Evergreen pass times:

The skate park, basketball courts, and the Taylor Fork Trail is always a free option, and while you’re in the area, the Grayson County Public Library is another free option for all ages to enjoy.

The new playground at James D. Beville Park is now opened.  There is a walking path at this park, and a picnic pavilion and restrooms.

The Ronald H. Hudson Fire Station playground and splash pads are free.  There is a walking path at this park, and a picnic pavilion and restrooms.

The Ed  Nichols Nature Trail in Clarkson is another free option.

If you’re looking for your children to be involved in extracurricular actives, Grayson County 4-H is an amazing option that runs the gamut from livestock animals, shooting sports, and photography club – with about everything else in between.  Call Kindra Ewing to talk about getting your child involved at (270) 259-3492.