Happenings

Kampground & Music
(Kentuckiana’s 51st Season)

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

WE WILL BE HOLDING OUR OUTDOOR KENTUCKIANA OPRY JAM EVENTS  ON THE SCHEDULED DATES, BELOW.
CURRENTLY, THERE IS NO COUNTRY MUSIC IN THE OPRY HOUSE  

ALL non-registered camping visitors staying later than 6:00 pm
on Saturday must purchase a kampground pass
for $8.00 – adults,  $2.00
– school-aged children,
which includes admission to the music show.  

PLEASE CHECK THE WEBSITE WEEKLY
FOR UPDATED EVENT INFORMATION.   
ALL ACTIVITIES ARE HELD OUTSIDE.  ACTIVITIES MAY BE CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. 
COVID-19, PHASE 4 GUIDELINES ARE IN PLACE AT ALL ACTIVITIES AND CAMP SITES.

April Activities

Saturday, April 24
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. –
Seasonal camper’s only –  set-up 


Friday, April 30
Welcome seasonal & monthly campers for 2021

May Activities

Saturday, May 1
Welcome drive-in nightly campers for 2021

8 AM – 4 PM – Town-wide Yard Sales; Hopedale, Minier, & Heritage Lake 
9:00 AM – Bocce Ball– everyone welcome; meet at East Court 
7:00-8:00 PM –  “Yahoo” a Bingo card game… bring 5 dimes, 5 quarters, and a dollar to play. Bring your own snack. At the West Shelter.

Saturday, May 8
9 AM  – Bocce Ball
at the East Court
10:00 AM – Kids Craft for Mother’s Day Cost: free – meet at East Shelter
2:00 p.m. – Spring Camper’s Meeting for seasonal and monthly campers at the grassy area by the rec hall. 

Saturday, May 15
9 AM – Bocce Ball at the East Court
10 AMPaint Pouring with Canvas Connections at the big East Shelter. (8×10″ & 12 x 12″) Sign up at the office and pay at the shelter or HERE online.  Seating is limited. Cost: $10 & $15.
1:00 – 2:15 PM – “Baseball” Cupcake Decorating – Come decorate pre-baked cupcakes like baseballs, with Sweet Treats by Jessica,  then take them with you to eat!  Sign up at the office and pay/decorate at the big East shelter.  Cost: $5
2:30 PM – Bean Bag Baseball players of all ages will be socially distanced. Free hot dogs for players and fans; Wear your favorite team’s t shirt or cap meet outside office area
7:00 PM – “Yahoo” a Bingo card game… bring 5 dimes, 5 quarters, and a dollar to play. Bring your own snack. West Shelter

Saturday, May 22
Fish Fry Tickets on sale at office (May 30 Fish Fry) $8 Adults, $4 Kids.  Must pre-purchase
9:00 AM – Bocce Ball at the East Court
1:30 – 3:30 – Wood Gnome Hanger Painting with Canvas Connections at the big East Shelter.  Sign up at the office & pay at the shelter or HERE online.  Open to all ages that can handle a paintbrush.  Seating is limited. See example at the office. Cost: $15
7:00-8:00 PM – Campfire Music near West Shelter


Saturday, May 29
– Memorial Weekend
Fish Fry Tickets on sale at office (May 30 Fish Fry) $8 Adults, $4 Kids.  Must pre-purchase
Check out the Veteran’s Tree in the Gazebo – West Side
Welcome Coachman, May group, and Starcraft Clubs
8:00 AM – Flea Markets set up at campsites; You must be a camper to sell fleas
10:00 AM – Kids Bags Tournament West Shelter
1:00 – 2:30 – Cookie Decorating with Sweet Treats by Jessica at the big East Shelter.  Sign up at the office and pay/decorate at the shelter.  Take your yummy cookies to eat when you finish! Cost:  $5 & $10 options.
7:00 PM Opry Jam – bring your lawn chair. Donations for sound accepted.

Sunday, May 30
9:00 AM – Bocce Ball Tournament registration 8:00-8:30 AM at the East Shelter
1:00 PM –  Canvas Connections Paint Party  
East Shelter.  Pay online HERE or sign up at the office & pay at the shelter.  We’ll be painting “Starry Sky” on a 16 x 20″ canvas.  Open to all ages that can handle a paintbrush.  Seating is limited. See example painting at the office. Cost: $20
4:00 -6:00 PM Fish Fry
Take & Go drive-up near rec hall.  (This is a fundraiser dinner for kids fishing derby).  Buy your meal tickets at the office in advance!! Adults $8, Kids $4

Monday, May 31
10:00 AM – TAPS, by Rodger Zook, at the Eastside Flag Pole (by Bocce Ball Court)

June Activities

Saturday, June 5
9:00 AM – Bocce ball meet at East Court
1:30 – 3:30 – Ladybug Heart Painting with Canvas Connections at the big East Shelter.  12 x 12″ canvas.  Sign up at the office & pay at the shelter or register HERE online.  Open to all ages that can handle a paintbrush.  See example at the office.  Seating is limited. Cost:  $15.
Dusk – Drive-In Movie near office

Friday, June 11
Welcome Coachman Club
Tremont Turkey Festival – June 11-13  

Saturday, June 12
9:00 AM – Bocce ball meet at East Court
1:30 – 3:30 – Wood Barn Painting 20×20″ – with Canvas Connections at the big East Shelter.  Sign up at the office and pay at the shelter or register/pay online HERE.  Open to anyone who can handle a paintbrush.  See example at the office. Seating is limited.  Cost: $25
7:00 PM – Opry Jam bring your lawn chair. Donations for sound accepted.

Saturday, June 19
9:00 AM – Bocce ball meet at East Court
10:00 AM – Bags Tournament sign up at 9:30 AM West Shelter
10:00 AM – Kids Craft for Father’s Day ; free; meet at East Shelter
1:30 – 3:30 – Wood Bobber Hanger – painting with Canvas Connections. Approx. 18″  Sign up at the office and pay at the big East Shelter or register HERE online.  Open to anyone who can handle a paintbrush.  Example at the office.  Seating is limited.  Cost: $20.
7:00 PM – Opry Jam bring your lawn chair. Donations for sound accepted.

Friday, June 25
7:00-8:00  “Yahoo” a Bingo card game… bring 5 dimes, 5 quarters, and a dollar to play. Bring your own snack. West Shelter

Saturday, June 26
9:00 AM – Bocce ball meet at East Court
1:30 – 3:30 – Canvas Tree Painting – with Canvas Connections.  8 x 10″ canvas.  Great one for kids to adult.  Sign up at the office and pay at the shelter or HERE online.  Example at the office.  Seating is limited.  Cost:  $10.
7:00 PM – Opry Jam bring your lawn chair.  Donations for sound accepted.

July Activities

Saturday, July 3
** Hopedale Celebration is only 3 ½ miles away. They will have fireworks, entertainment, food, and a carnival on the 3rd and 4th of July.
Click here:  Kentuckiana July 3rd Activity Flyer
10:30 AM – Golf Cart & Bicycle Parade (those who want to walk in the parade are welcome also) Sign up with Bill & Kay Beeney at Circle Hill #10.
2:00 PM – Kids Water Activity – Super Soaker Ride.  Bring your water guns or use ours.  Load up at the Rec Hall.
6:30 PM – Pie & Ice Cream Promenade Drive-By  For those along the parade route…sit back in your lawn chairs or picnic tables as you listen to the music and are served pie and ice cream.


Saturday, July 10
9:00 AM – Bocce ball meet at East Court
1:00 PM – Canvas Connections Painting Party  Join us for Pre-Christmas in July personalized snow globe 12 x 12″ painting.  Click HERE to pay online or sign up at the office and pay/paint at the big East Shelter.  Example at the office.  Seating is limited.  Cost: $15



Saturday, July 17
Christmas in July; parade, reindeer games, meet & greet with Santa, donuts with Santa and crafts
9:00 AM – Bocce ball
meet at East Court
7:00 PM – Opry Jam
bring your lawn chair.  Donations for sound accepted.

Saturday, July 24
9:00 AM – Bocce ball – meet at East Court
9:00 AM – Kids Fishing Derby for campers and their registered guests up to age 18. Meet at the West Shelter.
1:30 – 3:30 – Canvas Fish Painting with Canvas Connections at the small, back East Shelter.  8×10″.  Great for kids to adult.  Sign up at the office and pay at the shelter or register/pay HERE online.  Sample at the office.  Seating is limited.  Cost: $10.
7:00 PM – Opry Jam – bring your lawn chair. Donations for sound accepted.



Friday, July 30
7:00  PM– “Yahoo” a Bingo card game in Rec Hall… bring 5 dimes, 5 quarters, and a dollar to play. Bring your own snack.  Ages 18 and up.

Saturday, July 31
Minier Corn Daze – Saturday softball tourney & fireman water fight. Sunday,  cruise-in, sweet corn, entertainment (Saturday, July 31 & Sunday, Aug. 1)
9:00 AM – Bocce ball meet at East Court
10:00 AMCanvas Connections Painting Party at the Rec Hall.  Sign up at the Red Cabinet by the office and pay when you arrive.  Cost is $10 for an 8 x 10″ watercolor style class, “Bird on a Wire.”Bring own watercolors or purchase a set for $5.00.  See the example of what we’re painting at the office.  Open to all ages that can handle a paintbrush.
7:00 PM – Opry Jam bring your lawn chair.  Donations for sound accepted.
7:00 PM – Mr. Softee Ice Cream Truck – $

August Activities

Saturday, August 7
9:00 AM – Bocce ballmeet at East Court
10:00 AMCanvas Connections Painting Party at the Rec Hall.  See the sample and sign up in the rec hall ahead of time then pay when you arrive.  Cost is $10 for an 8 x 10″ acrylics painting class, “Ocean Breeze.” Open to all ages that can handle a paintbrush.
1:30 PM – Washer Tournament  Meet in rec hall to draw names; tournament play is in the Holler.  Ages 18 and up.
7:00 PM – Opry Jam
bring your lawn chair.  Donations for sound accepted.
7:00 PM – Mr. Softee Ice Cream Truck – $

Friday, August 13
7:00 PM – Yahoo Card Game in rec hall bring 5 dimes, 5 quarters, and a dollar to play.  Bring your own snack.  Ages 18 and up.

Saturday, August 14
9:00 AM – Bocce ball meet at East Court
10:00 AM – Canvas Connections Painting Party at the Rec Hall.  See the sample and sign up in the rec hall ahead of time then pay when you arrive.  Cost is $15 for a 12 x 12″ acrylics painting class, “The Door.”  Open to all ages that can handle a paintbrush.
1:00 PM – Ed & Danny’s Ice Cream Social Drive In
(by grassy area in front of opry building) Drive up in your golf cart or walk
up to take ice cream back to your camper. Enjoy homemade ice cream.  Donations for kids activities.
7:00 PM – Opry Jam bring your lawn chair.  Donations accepted for sound.


Saturday, August 21
8:00 AM until sold out – Biscuits ‘N Gravy Fundraiser at the Big East Shelter.  Cost is just $3.00.  All proceeds go to kids’ activities.
9:00 AM – Bocce ball
meet at East Court
1:30 PM – Golf Cart Poker Run – Registration begins in rec hall at 1:00 pm.  Ages 18 and up.
7:00 PM – Opry Jam
bring your lawn chair
7:00 PM – Mr. Softee Ice Cream Truck – $

 

Saturday, August 28
9:00 AM – Bocce ball
meet at East Court
10:00 AM – Canvas Connections Painting Party at the Rec Hall.  See the sample and sign up in the rec hall ahead of time then pay when you arrive.  Cost is $12 for an 8×8″ acrylics painting class on wood, “Pumpkin on Wood.”  Open to all ages that can handle a paintbrush.  Early sign ups appreciated so we can have enough for everyone to participate.
1:00-3:00 Euchre Tournament – meet in the rec hall

 

September Activities

Sept. 3 – 5 Labor Day Weekend     

Saturday, September 4
8:00-? – Flea Market by  Kentuckiana campers, at campsites.  Happy shopping!
8:00 AM until sold out – Biscuits ‘N Gravy at the West Shelter.  Cost is just $3.00.  All proceeds go to kids activities.
1:00 PM – Kids’ BINGO – at the rec hall.
2:00 PM – Kan Jam – at the grassy area by rec hall.  Learn the basics of the Frisbee game.  Open to all ages.
7:00-8:30 PM – Rosie’s Root Beer Float Drive In  at the grassy area by the rec hall.
8:30 PM – Light up Golf Cart Parade with a 50s theme.  Decorate your cart and meet in grassy area near rec hall for the parade.

Sunday, September 5
8:00 AM -? – Flea Market by Kentuckiana campers, at campsites. Happy shopping!
9:00 AM – Bocce Ball Tournament – Meet at 8:30 AM at the East Court.  Sign up in rec hall prior to the tournament.  Ages 18 and up.
10:30 AM – Cupcake Decorating with Sweet Treats by Jessica. Sign up at the Red Cabinet by the office and pay when you arrive.  Cost is just $5.  Stay and decorate with us (or just pick up a decorating kit to take back to your camper and do at your leisure!)  *Regular campers, please sign up early, if possible, to make sure there are enough cupcakes for everyone to participate.  Open to all ages.
1:00 PM – Canvas Connections Painting Party
at the Rec Hall.  See the sample and sign up in the rec hall ahead of time then pay when you arrive.  Cost is $20 for a 16 x 20″ acrylics painting class, “Autumn Birch.”  Open to all ages that can handle a paintbrush.
7:00 PM – Opry Jam 50’s Rock & Roll Show
bring your lawn chair.  Donations taken for sound.
7:00 PM – Mr. Softee Ice Cream Truck – $

 

Saturday, September 11
9:00 AM – Bocce ball
meet at East Court
10:00 AM – Canvas Connections Painting Party
at the Rec Hall.  See the sample and sign up in the rec hall ahead of time then pay when you arrive.  Cost is $20 for a 4′ acrylics on wood painting class, “Rustic Pumpkin Leaner” in either orange or white. Personalize it if you wish.  *NOTE wood is refurbished and imperfect.  All pieces differ in quality.  Open to all ages that can handle a paintbrush.   Early sign ups appreciated, so we can have enough pumpkin leaners for everyone.
2:00 PM – Kan Jam – at the grassy area by the rec hall.  Open to all ages.


Friday, September 17
7:00 PM –  Yahoo Bingo Card Game at the rec hall. Rring 5 dimes, 5 quarters, and a dollar to play.  Bring your own snack.  Ages 18 and up.

Saturday, September 18
8:00 AM until sold out – Spudnuts for sale
at East shelter by the bocce ball court.
9:00 AM – Bocce ball
meet at East Court
10:30 AM – Bags Tournament – meet at the East bocce ball shelter.  Ages 18 and upl
1:00-3:00 PM – Euchre Tournament – meet in the rec hall


Friday, September 24
7:00-8:00 PM – K & R Country Band at the west shelter. Bring your lawn chairs.  A donation jug will be passed for the band.

Saturday, September 25
9:00 AM – Bocce ball meet at East Court
10:00-1:00 PM – Beginner Basket Weaving – in the rec hall.  Make a small basket with Jeanne Sweet.  Ages 10 and up.  Sign up in rec hall ahead of time and pay when you arrive.  Class is limited to 12 participants.  Cost is just $10.00. 
2:00 PM – The “Old”lympics –  meet at the grassy area near rec hall. Come compete for gold, silver, and bronze medals.

October Activities

Saturday, October 2
9:00 AM – Bocce ball
meet at East Court
2:00 PM –  Bean Bag Baseball – For players of all ages.  Meet outside the office area.   Wear your favorite team’s t shirt or cap.  Free hot dogs for players and fans.

 

Friday, October 8
7:00 PM – Yahoo Bingo Card Game
at the rec hall.  Bring 5 dimes, 5 quarters, and a dollar to play.  Bring your own snack. Ages 18 and up.

Saturday, October 9
9:00 AM – Bocce ball
meet at East Court
1:00 PM
Canvas Connections Painting Party at the Rec Hall.  See the sample and sign up in the rec hall ahead of time, then pay when you arrive.  Cost is $15 for this acrylics painting class on wood, “Reindeer Tag Hanger.”  Open to all ages that can handle a paintbrush.  Early sign ups appreciated, so we can have enough reindeer tags for everyone.

 

Halloween Weekend – 15 & 16

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

27585 Kentuckiana Rd.
Mackinaw, Illinois 61755

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