FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The Pennyrile Area Cyclists will host their annual Challenge ride Saturday, Sept. 7, starting in Madisonville, with four riding options for cyclists.


On-site registration begins at 7 a.m. CDT at the Madisonville Community College Campus at 2000 College Drive in Madisonville. Rides will begin at 8 a.m., with options for rides of 10, 22, 41 and 62 miles. The beautiful Pennyrile region of western Kentucky offers cyclists some of the most scenic routes in Kentucky.


Proceeds from this event benefit the Pennyrile Area Cyclists’ Christmas Bike program. In 2012, the Pennyrile Area Cyclists donated 44 bicycles and helmets to children in the area. To learn more about this event for a worthy cause, visit the Pennyrile Area Cyclists online at www.pennyrileareacyclists.com. 


Corn maze season

Sept. 13 marks one of the most exciting days of the year at Life Adventure Center of the Bluegrass, just outside Versailles. The 2013 corn maze season is upon us, and this year’s maze promises to be as fun and entertaining as ever. 


Sponsored by WKYT and Community Trust Bank, the corn maze is open weekends through September and October. Fridays’ times are 5-10 p.m.; Saturdays 1-10 p.m. and Sundays 1-6 p.m.


Groups may make appointments during the week. Covering more than 12 acres, the corn maze has an elaborate and challenging design that is fun for all visitors. There are also hayrides and games to enjoy while visiting the corn maze. To learn more about the history of the Life Adventure Center, all of the great outdoor recreational offerings there, or the corn maze itself, visit www.lifeadventurecenter.org. 


To find information about all of the outdoor opportunities and locations, as well as a calendar of events happening all across Kentucky, visit the Office of Adventure Tourism’s website at www.getoutky.com.  Don’t forget to “like” us on Facebook, www.facebook.com/KYOutdoorAdventure, and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/kyadventures!  





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