|Two of our forever favorites combined into one wonderful weekend getaway … BBQ on the River and the Land Between the Lakes. |
FEATURES: BBQ on the River - The smell of chicken and pork will hover two and half blocks of camps in historic downtown Paducah, Kentucky. More than 80,000 pounds of meat will be grilled, smoked, cooked, eaten and nearly $400,000 raised for local charities. Teams from all over the region will compete for the prestige of being named Grand Champion. Along with the smell of smoked chicken and pork, the music befits the scene as hot blues, bluegrass, jazz, and classic rock fill the air. It’s like coming home to a big family reunion, no matter where you are from! • National Quilt Museum - Houses three galleries featuring exhibits of the finest quilt and fiber art in the world. The museum’s vibrant and breathtaking exhibits are rotated eight to ten times per year and showcase a collection that includes over 500 works of art. • River Discovery Center - Overlooking the confluence of the Ohio and Tennessee River in Paducah’s oldest structure. Celebrate the maritime legacy and lore with interactive water filled exhibits, take your turn in the wheelhouse, and so much more. • Badgett Playhouse - Terry Mike Jeffrey “Elvis Gospel” Veteran singer, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Terry Mike Jeffrey began singing on stages at the age of 3. Fronting his own band since the early ’70’s, he has performed all over the planet. A unique entertainer singing musical styles from most genres all of his life, Terry Mike is especially known world-wide for his presentation of Elvis Presley’s music. In recent years he has performed the King’s songs with symphony orchestras across the country, including those in Detroit, Jacksonville, Birmingham, Denver, St Louis, Knoxville, 5 recent concerts with the Nashville Symphony, and 17 appearances fronting the Memphis Symphony. With the blessings of Graceland/EPE, and the original orchestra charts from the official Elvis archives, he and his band blend with full orchestras in presenting their salute to the King of Rock & Roll, minus the impersonator element. TMJ routinely sings with Elvis’ former band members and background singers around the world. For 10+ years, Terry Mike has been, and still is, a frequent guest deejay and performer on Sirius/XM’s Elvis Radio, and has also appeared a few times on the Beatles Channel. He sings and performs shows regularly at the Badgett Playhouse Theater in Grand Rivers, KY. • Patti’s 1880’s Settlement - Open since 1977, offering a fine southern lunch with delectable desserts. Shopping time in the Patti’s gift stores and the unique shops of Grand Rivers.