What’s Happening This Weekend

Jul 7, 2023 | 0 comments

The Putnam County Fair opens this weekend with nine days of family fun filled entertainment! Music, carnival rides and games, truck & tractor pulls, demolition derby, ATV/motocross, mud run, bull riding, livestock, vendors, food, and much more! Visit their Facebook page for a full schedule of events and be sure to make time to come on out and enjoy the fair!

Just in case you’ve been living under a rock, the Reptile House & Rescue is relocating here to Valley Park this summer! Come join Andy McKee as he takes you on an immersive reptile exhibit tour on Saturday from 11am-2pm where you will learn all about reptiles and how to interact with them in nature. Andy will be leading an amazing and interactive learning experience that is great for all ages, so come out and join us on an adventure where you are certain to learn something!
You will meet at the Big Red Barn at the Hurricane City Park at 11:00am, then the group will head back to the Meeks shelter where Andy has an assortment of fun activities planned!
The event is free, but donations are greatly appreciated!
Please register for this event on Zoology Zone Science Center Facebook page.

And the fun just goes on and on Saturday! Go to Gritt’s Farm Facebook page to register for their Low Country Boil. Chow down on Boils & Brews at the Gritt’s Farm! Register at which time is best for you; 2:30 pm, 4:00 pm, 5:30 pm, or 7:00 pm. Experience a taste of the Low Country and enjoy live music by Kentucky Hunter Flynn and Jordan Lee King!
NIBBLES: Zucchini Fries & Fresh Herb Dip

BOIL: Shrimp | Crab Legs | Mussels | Angelos Sausage | Gritt’s Farm Sweet Corn & Red Skin Potatoes

SWEETS: Gritt’s Farm Fresh Cake Donuts

Wrap it all up Sunday evening at EZ Street with Trivia Night! This event begins at 5pm. There is no entry fee and a chance to win cash prizes!

Make it a great weekend, Putnam County!


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