Did you know that spread throughout Calloway County is a trail of gorgeous barn quilts? With our easy to follow map, you will be able to venture through the countryside and explore our county, while finding each barn quilt! Trail Guides are available at the Murray Convention and Visitors Bureau, 206 South 4th St. Grab a friend, pack a snack, and go on your journey!
3. Attend a Maple Street Market Cooking Class
Maple Street Market in Downtown Murray offers cooking classes for all ages! The owner, Shanna Smith, features three different courses: the lil’ chef series (ages 5-7 with an adult), junior chef series (ages 8-14), and the adult classes! Check out her website to view dates of when each class is available!
4. Enjoy a Playhouse in the Park Performance
This summer, Playhouse in the Park will be showing three different plays: James and the Giant Peach, American Idiot, and Aladdin! If you have never been to a Playhouse in the Park performance, this summer is the perfect chance to do so! To stay in-the-know about showtimes and dates, please visit their website, here.
Enjoy the fresh air by going for a group cycle through Murray! Gear Up Cycles plans group bike rides every Saturday morning, but features weekday trips, too! Visit their Facebook page to be aware of all their group cycling trips!
6. Visit Downtown Murray for their "Movies on the Square" Series
This year is an exciting one for Downtown Murray! Various Saturdays throughout the summer, Murray Main Street will host a different movie featuring a giant movie screen right on the court square! Here is the lineup:
Freedom Fest is Murray’s way of celebrating Independence Day! This is a full day deal- start your morning with the Boy Scout Troop 45 Memorial Breakfast, head to Main Street for the parade, and end the night while watching the firework show! There are many events sprinkled throughout the day as well, so be sure to follow the Freedom Fest Facebook page to catch a full schedule of the day!
8. Get Creative with a Murray Art Guild Workshop
The Murray Art Guild takes pride in their various summer workshops! All throughout the summer, each week will entail a different art medium to create something beautiful. To see a full lineup of their summer workshops, please visit their website!
9. Get Active While Playing Foot Golf or Disc Golf
This year, the Murray Town and Gown Community Band will be hosting a FREE concert at the Rotary Amphitheater in Central Park! This concert will take place on June 4th at 7 pm. Can’t make it? They will also be doing another FREE concert during Freedom Fest at Lovett Auditorium! Mark your calendars, these concerts are something you don’t want to miss! Follow them on Facebook, here.