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7 Murray events to help you ring in spring

1. Kentucky Kids Consignment Sale

Find deals on children's clothing, toys and necessities at the Kentucky Kids Consignment Sale. The 2016 sale is expected to be larger than ever. "We're expecting 450+ sellers and 50,000+ items to be available. We need lots of shoppers to come and give these gently used items new homes," said Jen Upton, organizer of the sale.

March 24-26 CFSB Center www.kentuckykidssale.com

2. Easter egg hunts

The day before Easter brings a flurry of opportunities for the kids to hunt eggs. Between Easter on the Square, for ages 8 and under, or the Murray Egg Hunt at Central Park, there are tens of thousands of eggs up for grabs! There is even a hunt for our four-legged friends, hosted by the Humane Society of Calloway County.

March 26 Easter on the Square Downtown Court Square 270-759-9474

March 26 Murray Egg Hunt Central Park 270-762-0325

March 26 Easter Bone Hunt Central Park www.forthepets.org

3. Murray Half Marathon

The half marathon brings runners to Murray from all over the region. The event includes an expo, 5K and relay race. If you're not a runner, there are still ways to be involved, including cheering on the participants.

April 16 Center for Health and Wellness www.murrayhalfmarathon.org

4. Art Hop

During the annual Art Hop, exhibits are hosted at various locations throughout Murray. Check out the Clara M. Eagle Gallery, the Murray Art Guild and the Robert O. Miller Conference Center.

April 16 Various locations www.murrayartguild.org

5. Playhouse After Dark Presents: Avenue Q, The Musical

(Photo: Mark Hillary http://bit.ly/1TJrJ5E)

This laugh-out-loud musical tells the timeless story of a recent college grad named Princeton who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q. He soon discovers that although the residents seem nice, it's clear that this is not your ordinary neighborhood. Tickets are available at the box office or at playhousemurray.org. April 21-23, 28-30 Playhouse in the Park www.playhousemurray.org

6. Citywide Yard Sale

(Photo: Mike Mozart http://bit.ly/1WlHEVK)

Spring cleaning? Make some money off your goods at Murray's spring Citywide Yard Sale. Spots are available at Central Park for anyone who doesn't have a prime yard sale location. Maps will be available for sale at the Murray Convention and Visitors Bureau for $2 May 5-7. May 7


7. Downtown Farmers Market

(Photo: Kyser Lough)

On Saturday mornings, the court square comes to life as vendors and farmers setup for the market. Downtown is filled with produce and goods for sale, which are all made and grown locally. Support your local farmers and eat fresh by visiting this weekly event. Every Saturday starting May 21 Downtown Court Square www.murrayfarmersmarket.com

For even more spring events, visit our calendar of events online.