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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
8:30 PM – 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 – donations go towards kids’ activities
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

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.  Cost:  $7-$30  Open to all ages that can handle a paintbrush.
7:00 PM – Kentuckiana Opry

September  Activities

September 3-5 Labor Day Weekend
Friday, September 3
7:00 – 8:30 PM – Rosie’s Root Beer Float Drive-In; Grassy area by rec hall
8:30 PM – 50’s Theme Light-up Golf Cart Parade – Meet in grassy area near rec hall

Saturday, September 4
8:00 AM – ? – Flea Market
at various campsites throughout the campground
8:00 AM – Biscuits & Gravy until sold out – at the West Shelter.  All proceeds go to kids’ activities
1:00 Kids’ BINGO – at the rec hall
7:00 PM – Kentuckiana Opry

Sunday, September 5
8:00 AM – ? – Flea Market
at various campsites throughout the campground
9:00 AM – Bocce Ball Tournament – Sign up at rec hall; meet at East Court
1:00 PM – Canvas Connections Canvas Painting – “Ol’ Country Fencepost” 10 x 20″ canvas.  Example displayed at rec hall.  Cost: $20.  Pay upon arrival.
7:00 PM – Kentuckiana Opry 50’s Old Time Rock-N-Roll Show with gusts Larry Harms, Logan Kirby & Cindy Moore.  (Tickets go on sale August 6.)  Dress in your 50’s attire to add to the fun Saturday and Sunday. 


Check the website often for updates and upcoming activities later in the season including:

  • Bocce ball every Sat. morning
  • Kentuckiana Opry every Sat  night at 7:00 PM 
  • Ham ‘N Beans Take & Go – Sept. 24
  • Spudnut Speedway Golf Cart Obstacle Course – Sept.
  • Chili Supper Take & Go – Oct. 15
  • Halloween Weekend – Oct 21 & 22

 

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

27585 Kentuckiana Rd.
Mackinaw, Illinois 61755

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