Fancy Farm Picnic events starting tonight

The Fancy Farm Picnic isn't until Saturday, but there are plenty of events starting on Thursday.

The Jackson Purchase Republicans are hosting the second annual Picnic and Politics in the Park from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Columbus Belmont State Park.

Lieutenant Governor candidate Jenean Hampton will speak.

The McCracken Democratic Executive Committee will hold it's 10th annual Alben Barkley dinner at 7 p.m. It will take place at Walker Hall in Paducah.

Democratic candidate for governor Jack Conway is scheduled to speak there.

For a full list of those attending the Fancy Farm Picnic this year, click here.

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