The Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center (SKyPAC) and Orchestra Kentucky are partnering to present the community with a slate of holiday events in November and December, with performances by gospel legend Guy Penrod, the Rewinders, and Tyrone Dunn & Kin-Foke. The lineup will also feature Orchestra Kentucky’s annual J.C. Kirby Christmas Spectacular and beloved holiday films including “White Christmas,” “Christmas Vacation,” and “It’s a Wonderful Life.”
“The holidays are a time to celebrate, and we are thrilled to partner with SKyPAC to present our community with several opportunities to do so,” said Orchestra Kentucky Founding Music Director and Executive Director Jeff Reed. “From gospel to rock to soul and movie favorites, there is something for everyone this season.”
The holiday event schedule begins the day after Thanksgiving with a free screening of “White Christmas” at noon and continues through New Year’s Eve with a performance by local favorites Tyrone Dunn & Kin-Foke. All performances will be at SKyPAC and will feature reduced seating capacity and social distancing in accordance with local health guidelines.
Tickets are available online any time at www.theskypac.com or by calling (270) 904-1880 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. weekdays. While tickets will be available at the door, with limited seating capacity patrons are strongly encouraged to order in advance.
Concessions, including popcorn, will be offered for all events.
Friday, November 27 "White Christmas” – Enjoy the 1954 classic film starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, and Rosemary Clooney. Screenings at noon, 3:30 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. Noon screening is free, with $5 admission for the 3:30 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. showings. Tickets
Saturday, November 28 “Christmas Vacation” – Spend a raucous Christmas with the Griswold Family. Screenings at 3:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., & 10:00 p.m. All tickets $5
Friday, December 4 “Home Alone” – Kevin, an 8-year old troublemaker portrayed by McCauley Culkin, must protect his home from a pair of burglars. Screenings at noon, 3:30 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. All tickets $5
Saturday, December 5 Guy Penrod – An evening of inspirational songs from the Grammy and Dove Award winner who fronted the legendary Gaither Vocal Band for 14 years. Concerts at 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Tickets $55 & $35
Friday, December 11 @ 7:30 p.m. & Saturday, December 12 @ 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. J.C. Kirby Christmas Spectacular – Orchestra Kentucky’s annual holiday concert. Seating will be very limited.
Sunday, December 13 “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town” – A double feature of animated classics. Screenings at noon, 3:30 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. Noon screening is free, with $5 admission for the 3:30 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. showings
Friday, December 18 @ 7:30 p.m. & Saturday, December 19 @ 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. A Rockin’ Christmas with the Rewinders – South Central Kentucky’s favorite band performs music by Brenda Lee, the Beach Boys, Chuck Berry, and more. All tickets $35
Sunday, December 20 “It’s a Wonderful Life” – Jimmy Stewart, Donna Reed, Uncle Billy – Zuzu’s petals – need we say more Screenings at noon, 3:30 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. All tickets $5
Tuesday, December 29 “The Sound of Music” – Sing along with the von Trapps! Screenings at noon, 3:30 p.m., 7:00 p.m., & 10:00 p.m. All tickets $5
Thursday, December 31 @ 7:30 p.m. Tyrone Dunn & Kin-Foke – Enjoy a soulful New Year’s Eve with Bowling Green favorites. All tickets $45
All events will have a socially distanced seating capacity of 350. Tickets go on sale Friday, October 9 at 10:00 a.m. and are available online any time at www.theskypac.com or by calling (270) 904-1880.