Other Things To Do

Jammin' & Jumpin'

10th Annual Street Vault

This wonderful Bluegrass in the Park Folklife Festival sporting event attracts some of the top Olympic caliber pole vaulting athletes from across the United States and the world. Here's the 2016 schedule:

Friday, August 12
Pro-Elite Competition, 7 pm

Saturday, August 13
Youth - Jr. High, 9 am
High School - College, Noon
Masters Competition, 7 pm

If you are a vaulter or a fan, you can get more information at the Jammin' & Jumpin' website - www.smtrackclub.com. You can also register to participate. Prize money awarded to the winners.

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Flippin' & Flyin'

6th Annual Disc Golf Tournament
Saturday, August 13

This is a great tournament operated by the Audubon Flyers Disc Golf Club for professional as well as recreational golfers. The tournament will be held on Henderson's excellent disc golf course in Atkinson Park. Here's the schedule:

Registration, 8-9 am
Tournament, 10 am

Prize money and awards.

Play hard, then play easy by coming on down to the Festival site in Audubon Mill Park for great music and delicious food!

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Food Glorious Food

Concessions Friday and Saturday, August 12-13

Throughout the Festival, our food and drink vendors will be serving delicious BBQ pork, pork chop sandwiches, ribeye steak sandwiches, hot dogs, brats, ice cream, ribbon fries,fried green tomatoes, kettle corn, ice cold soft drinks and lemonade, and much more!

Come hungry and enjoy great festival fare while you listen to the best Bluegrass around!

Fox on the Run 5K

Friday, August 12

Whether you walk or run this year's Bluegrass event Fox on the Run 5K is just for you.

Proceeds from this event will benefit the Shelter for Women and Children. The Shelter for Women & Children provides safe, clean, temporary shelter for women with and without children in Henderson and the surrounding area.

For more information or to pre-register call (270) 830-8063. Remember, race day registration is also available.

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Breakfast in the Park

All You Can Eat
Saturday, August 13

The Downtown Henderson Partnership will once again host the annual Breakfast in the Park on Saturday morning to kick off the day for Bluegrass in the Park. The breakfast is held in Audubon Mill Park and features an all-you-can-eat fare of of pancakes, eggs, sausage, juice, and coffee. Breakfast is from 7am until 9am and also features music by local favorite, Keith Vincent.

Tickets are $8.00 for adults and $5 for children and are available in advance at the DHP office at 131 North Main or at the breakfast in the park Saturday morning.

More Fun for the Kids

Games and Activities

As a part of our Folklife Festival on Saturday, August 13, Bluegrass in the Park, the Depot Community Room will have lots of fun, games, and arts and crafts specially designed for our younger festival goers. 10am-4pm.