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Kampground & Music
(Kentuckiana’s 52nd Season)

309-449-3274       309-840-2234
27585 Kentuckiana Rd.   Mackinaw, Il.  61755

WE WILL BE HOLDING OUR  2022 KENTUCKIANA OPRY IN THE NEWLY RENOVATED BUILDING

Kentuckiana Kampground is a privately owned campground.  All visitors must register and get a parking pass.  All visitors staying past 5:00 PM on Saturdays must pay $5.00 per adult and $2.00 for school-aged children.  Visitors choosing to include the opry show are $10.00 for adults (age 13 and up) and $2.00 (ages 6-12)

ACTIVITIES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.  PLEASE CHECK THE WEBSITE WEEKLY FOR UPDATED EVENT INFORMATION 


April Activities

Saturday, April 30
9:00 AM – 
Welcome seasonal & monthly campers for 2022
4:00 PM – Camper meeting for seasonal and monthly campers

May Activities

Friday, May 6
May 6  –
Hopedale Townwide Yard Sales Fri & Sat.

Saturday, May 7
7:30-9:00 AM –  Pancake & Sausage Breakfast in the rec hall or carryout available  $5 adults, 2 kids.       
9:00 AM – Bocce Ball at the East Court 
10:00 AM –  Kids Craft for Mother’s Day; free;  in rec hall   
7:00 PM –  Adult BINGO  in rec hall; daubers provided.  $1-$3 depending on games you choose to play.

Friday, May 13
7:00 PM – Yahoo Bingo
in rec hall; bring your quarters, dimes, and nickels

Saturday, May 14
9 :00  AM – Bocce Ball at the East Court
10:30 AM – Canvas Connections Ceramics and more Painting in the rec hall. Cost: $7 – $30.  Pay upon arrival. Take & Make kits available too.  Items on display in rec hall.
1:30  PM – Euchre in rec hall 

Friday, May 20
7:00  PM –
Gospel Sing with Larry Wright; donations appreciated

Saturday, May 21
8:30 AM until sold out – Spudnut Saturday  East Shelter  (Spudnuts (donuts) for sale)
9:00 AM –  Bocce Ball at the East Court
10:30 AM – Patriotic Shirts in rec hall.   All ages. Bring your own white  tshirt; paint provided
7:00 PM –  Kentuckiana Opry with special guest Steve Hargis

Friday, May 27
8:30 PM  – Neon Out to Candy Bar BING-GLO for kids of all ages
;
10 games of Bing-glo including a half time freeze dance ; in
rec hall (wear your glow)

Saturday, May 28
8:00 AM –
Bake Sale & Biscuits & Gravy Breakfast  until sold outAll proceeds go to the activity fund.  Donations of baked goods appreciated.
8:00  AM – Flea  Market  set up at campsites;  You must be a camper to sell fleas
1:00 PM –  Kids Bags Tournament  West Shelter
7:00  PM – Kentuckiana Opry with special guest, Logan Kirby

Sunday, May 29
9:00 AM –
Bocce Ball Tournament East Shelter   (registration 8:00-8:30 AM.  Sign up in rec hall)
1:00 PM – The Magnificent  Miraculous & Mighty Minnow Meet; Kentuckiana’s first minnow races; This activity really  moooves!  
All participants will get
M&Ms.    Free entry.    Cash donations accepted for the July fishing derby
1:00  PM – Canvas Connections Canvas Painting   10×20″ canvas “Home Tweet Home”  Cost: $20.  Meet/pay in the rec hall     
4:00-6:00 PM – Fish Fry; Take & Go…outside the rec hall.  Adults $10, Kids $5. Proceeds support the July 23rd Fishing Derby (Make reservations now for this family fun weekend)

Monday, May 30
10:30  AM – Taps – Meet at the Veterans Tree by the west Gazebo

June Activities

Friday, June 3
7:00 PM –  Adult Bingo in rec hall; daubers provided  $1-$3 depending on games you choose to play.

Saturday, June 4
9:00  AM – Bocce Ball at the East Court
1:30  PM – Bubblemania fun with soap and Kentuckiana’s first foam party; fun for all ages
7:00  PMKentuckiana Opry 

Saturday, June 11
8:30 AM until sold out –
Spudnut Saturday  East Shelter  (Spudnuts (donuts) for sale)
9:00 AM –  Bocce Ball at the East Court
1:30  PM – Euchre in the rec hall 
7:00  PM – Kentuckiana Opry with Deb Schneider

Friday, June 17
7:00 PM – Gospel Sing with Larry Wright; donations appreciated
8:30  PM – Kids Candy Bar Hunt
at dusk; meet outside of opry building; bring your flashlight

Saturday, June 18
9:00 AM – 
Bocce Ball at the East Court  
7:30-9:00 AM –  Pancake & Sausage Breakfast in the rec hall or carryout available.  $5 adults, $2 kids        
10:00 AM –   Kids Craft for Father’s Day; free;  in rec hall
7:00 PM –  Kentuckiana Opry

Friday, June 24
7:00  PM – Yahoo BINGO in the Rec Hall.  Please bring 5 quarters, 5 dimes and 1 dollar to play (or you can get change, anytime prior, during office hours).  Please arrive by 6:45 pm to get seated, so we can start at 7 pm.  Refreshments & snacks available for purchase.

Saturday, June 25
9:00  AM – Bocce Ball at the East Court  
11:00 AM –  Bags Tournament at the west shelter
11:00 AM –  Walking Tacos for sale at the west shelter. ($2.50 each with proceeds going to the activity fund).
1:00 PM –  Canvas Connections Wood Painting; in the rec hall.  “Simply Blessed”  Cost: $20.  Pay upon arrival.  See example, and sign up in the rec hall.  
7:00 PM – Kentuckiana Opry

July Activities

Friday, July 1
8:30  – Neon Out to Candy Bar BING-GLO for kids of all ages;10 games of Bing-glo including a half time freeze dance; in rec hall (wear your glow)

Saturday, July 2
9:00  AM –
Bocce Ball at the East Court  
10:00 AM – Patriotic Craft in the rec hall;  free
1:30 PM – Washer Tournament; meet in rec hall to sign up
7:00 PM – Kentuckiana Opry with guest, Steve Hargis

Sunday, July 3
1:00 PM – Patriotic Kids Bike Parade (Rosemary   Ct – Country Club loop around the lake and back to the rec hall 
Patriotic Golf Cart Parade immediately following bike parade
Super Soaker immediately following golf cart parade; all kids participating in the parades get a free ticket to ride
6:30 PM –  Pie and Ice Cream Promenade  Sit back & relax along the parade route to enjoy pie and ice cream served to you with a patriotic flair

Monday, July 4
Enjoy the morning parade, carnival, food, entertainment, and free fireworks at Hopedale Park (3 1/2 miles away)

Friday, July 8
7:00 PM – Gospel Sing with Larry Wright; donations appreciated

Saturday, July 9
8:30 AM until sold out – Spudnut Saturday (donuts for sale) East Shelter
9:00 AM – Bocce Ball – at the East Court
1:30 PM – Bean Bag Baseball – for all ages
7:00 PM – Kentuckiana Opry

Friday, July 15
Christmas in July Weekend; activities on Friday and Saturday

Saturday, July 16
9:00 AM – Bocce Ball
at the East Court
7:00 PM – Kentuckiana Opry

Friday, July 22
6:00  PM – Cheap Date Night in rec hall; a fun evening for couples; baked potato bar, campfire dessert and hide, seek, and kiss golf cart scavenger hunt;  Sign up in rec hall $5.00 a couple

8:00 PM – Go Fish – card game in Rec Hall.  Afterward, when it’s dark enough, we’ll venture outside for Gloworm Hunt; blacklight flashlights provided.

Saturday, July 23
AM – Kids’ Fishing Derby
9:00 AM – Bocce Ball –
at the East Court
7:00 PM – Kentuckiana Opry

Saturday, July 30
9:00 AM – Bocce Ball
at the East Court
1:30 PM – Euchre – in the rec hall
7:00 PM – Kentuckiana Opry

August  Activities

Saturday, August 6
9:00 AM – Bocce Ball at East Court
10:30 AM – Canvas Connections Paint Your Pet CanvasMUST EMAIL PET PHOTO NO LATER THAN JULY 30 to allow sketching time.  Clear, head shot.  Must sign up at rec hall and pre-pay at office by July 30.  Cost: $25. (No refunds due to sketching). One pet per canvas.  Open to all ages that can handle a paintbrush.
7:00 PM – Kentuckiana Opry

Friday, August 12   Back to School Kick-off
6:00 PM – Cheap Date Night –
Cost is $5.  Pre-registration required.
8:30 PM – Back to School Holler Hike –
under a full moon. Any age kid that prefers or needs to walk with an adult or preschoolers accompanied by an adult over age 18.

Saturday, August 13
9:00 AM – Bocce Ball
at East Court
10:30 AM – Mudda May I? – Kids bring their baking utensils and pots & pans to the Holler to make some old-fashioned mud pies.  We’ll hose them off when they are done!
1:00 PM – Ed & Danny’s Ice Cream Social – Stop by for some yummy  homemade Ice Cream.  Donations go towards
kids’ activities
1:00 PM – Face Painting – choose from 24 FUN designs.  Cost:  by donation for Kentuckiana activities.
2:30 PM – Karl’s Croquet Capers
7:00 PM – Kentuckiana Opry

Saturday,  August 20
9:00 AM – Bocce Ball
at the East Court
1:00 PM – Golf Cart Poker Run – meet in rec hall
7:00 PM – Kentuckiana Opry

Friday, August 26
7:00 PM – Gospel Sing –
with Larry Wright & Carolyn; donations appreciated

Saturday, August 27
9:00 AM – Bocce Ball at East Court
10:30 AM – Canvas Connections Ceramics & More Painting; at the rec hall.  See examples displayed at Rec Hall.  Your can pre-register for items you’d like to reserve….or just walk in and choose from the items available that day.  Cost:  $1-$30  Open to all ages that can handle a paintbrush.
7:00 PM – Kentuckiana Opry

September  Activities

September 2-5 Labor Day Weekend
Friday, September 2
7:00 – 8:30 PM – Rosie’s Root Beer Float Drive-In; Grassy area by rec hall. Cost: $1.  Dress in your 50’s attire!
8:30 PM – 50’s Theme Light-up Golf Cart Parade – Meet in grassy area near rec hall. 

Saturday, September 3
8:00 AM – ? – Flea Market
at various campsites throughout the campground
8:00 AM – Biscuits & Gravy/ Bake Sale Fundraiser until sold out – at the West Shelter.  All proceeds go to kids’ activities
1:00 PM – Kids’ BINGO – at the rec hall
7:00 PM – Kentuckiana Opry with special guest Marc Bubert

Sunday, September 4
8:00 AM – ? – Flea Market
at various campsites throughout the campground
9:00 AM – Bocce Ball Tournament – Sign up at rec hall 8:00-8:30 AM; meet at East Court for play
1:00 PM – Canvas Connections Canvas Painting – “Ol’ Country Fencepost” 10 x 20″ canvas.  Example displayed at rec hall.  You can change the bird to a dragonfly/butterfly if you’d like.  Cost: $20.  Pay upon arrival.
7:00 PM – Kentuckiana Opry 50’s Old Time Rock-N-Roll Show with gusts Larry Harms, Tyrin Mars, Larry Wright & Cindy Moore.  Special guests: Ryan “Sparky” McCabe, Savannah & Emma Bolin; Randy Johnson & RJ Hursey (Tickets on sale NOW – $10)  Dress in your 50’s attire to add to the fun Saturday and Sunday. 

Saturday, September 10
9:00 AM – Bocce Ball
at the East Court
1:30 PM – Euchre in the Rec Hall
7:00 PM – Kentuckiana Opry

Friday, September 16
7:00 PM – BINGO in the Rec Hall; daubers provided

Saturday, September 17
8:30 AM – Spudnut Donut Fundraiser – until sold out.  Donuts $1.75; proceeds go toward activities
9:00 AM – Spudnut Speedway “Blindfolded” Obstacle Course – Sign up in the Rec Hall
1:30 PM – Karl’s Croquet Capers – meet near the West playground
7:00 PM – Kentuckiana Opry – with special guest Matt Miller

Friday, September 23
7:00 PM – Gospel Sing with Larry Wright & Carolyn; donations appreciated

Saturday, September 24
9:00 AM – Bocce Ball at the East Court
1:00 PM – Bags Tournament at the West Shelter
4:00 PM – Ham & Beans Take & Go Fundraiser – until gone.  All proceeds go toward activities
7:00 PM – Kentuckiana Opry with special guest, Missy Vail

Friday, September 30
7:00 PM – Yahoo BINGO Card Game – Bring 5 quarters, 5 dimes and a dollar.  Come a little early if you need to make change.

Saturday, October 1
9:00 AM – Bocce Ball at the East Court
1:30 PM – Fun & Games in the Rec Hall; Smarter than a Box of Rocks, free refreshments
7:00 PM – Kentuckiana Opry with special guest Deb Schneider

Saturday, October 8
9:00 AM – Bocce Ball at the East Court
1:30 PM – Washer Tournament; meet in the Rec Hall
7:00 PM – Kentuckiana Opry Family Night with Opry family members 

Friday, October 14
7:00 PM – BINGO in the Rec Hall

Saturday, October 15
9:00 AM – Bocce Ball
at the East Court
NOON – The Holler Closes for Spook Construction
4:00 PM – Chili Supper Take & Go – until sold out
7:00 PM – Kentuckiana Opry with special guest Eric Gordon

Friday, October 21
Halloween Weekend

Saturday, October 22
Halloween Weekend
7:00 PM – Kentuckiana Opry with special guest, Logan Kirby

Saturday, October 29
LAST NIGHT TO CAMP.  Everyone must be packed up, checked out and electricity paid for before 4 PM on Sunday, October 30.

 

Kamp (3O9) 449-3274       Emergency (3O9) 84O-2234
Email: Kentuckianakampandopry@yahoo

27585 Kentuckiana Rd.
Mackinaw, Illinois 61755

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