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Celebrate Women’s History Month in Hopkinsville

Across our community’s history, women have contributed many great marks in the fields of education, literature, and leadership. Join with us as we celebrate Women’s History Month and the impact of women as leaders in Hopkinsville and in Kentucky.

Attend an Event

Kentucky Chautauqua Performs Alice Lloyd
Saturday, March 16, 2019
9:00 a.m.
Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library

For a historical look at a well-recognized figure in journalism and education, watch Kentucky Chautauqua’s live portrayal of Alice Lloyd.

The Kentucky Chautauqua program is part of Kentucky Humanities, and it brings to life many figures from our state’s rich and colorful history.

Women’s History Month Celebration
Thursday, March 21, 2019
6:00 p.m.
thePAC at Christian County Middle School

Celebrate achievements by women across Hopkinsville and Christian County at the Women’s History Month Celebration, held on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at thePAC at Christian County Middle School. The evening will also feature a conversational panel discussion “She Talks”, where local women will talk about their persistence in order to make community growth and improvements.

Women’s History Month Speaker (Cultural Diversity Lecture Series)
Monday, March 25, 2019
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Hopkinsville Community College Auditorium

Experience the connections that gender and war memory have to the present-day government in Russia. Dr. Karen Petrone, University of Kentucky Gender and Women’s Studies Professor/History Department Chair, will be on stage at the Hopkinsville Community College Auditorium to talk about Russian war memory of the First and Second World Wars as it relates to today’s Russia.

Downtown Stroll, Sip and Shop
Thursday, March 28, 2019
4:00-7:00 p.m.
Downtown Hopkinsville

Here’s a great opportunity to support the women entrepreneurs and business owners that make our community truly special! Shop ‘til you drop in Downtown Hopkinsville at the Downtown Stroll, Sip and Shop event on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

History on Tap: Kentucky Chautauqua Performs Rosie the Riveter
Thursday, March 28, 2019
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Hopkinsville Brewing Company

The Human Relations Commission, Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County and Hopkinsville Brewing Company invite all to the brewery for a presentation by Kentucky Chautauqua Performer, Rose Leigh, better known as Rosie the Riveter.


Check Out an Exhibit

Amazing Women Writers
All Month-long: March 2019
Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library

Strong women tell stories across a variety of literary genres. All month-long in March, visit the exhibit at the Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library . . . and celebrate women leaders!

Incredible Women in History

We celebrate the incredible women in Hopkinsville’s history through the ages.

bell hooks

Bettieola Heloise Fortson

Christine Johnson Smith

Fannie Bronson Postell

Jennie Stuart

Sue Henry Burbridge

Teresa Medeiros

Yvonne Gregory