Apple Valley Hillbilly Garden, KY








Apple Valley Hillbilly Garden & Toyland, 9351 US-68, Calvert City, KY
"Take a walk through some wacky punny folk art sculptures!"

WHAT do you consider ART? To me personally I think it is not an easy one word answer, art is really a personal thing ...what do you love? What makes you happy? What makes you smile? Art truly is within the eye of the beholder ...what you might or might not love??! Hope that make sense. I really appreciate the quirky-ness of the whole site ...to myself and the hubby we really enjoy the "off the wall" sort of moments in life. Please do be sure you are going when you have the time to listen and enjoy. The tour guide (Mr. Keith Holt, he didn't actually say his name, ever? SO we are guessing here??! After doing a bit of research on the google, we did visit during Oct 2019.) will chat you through it all ...so many of the punny jokes will take some time to sink ...unless you are the sort of PUNNY person who can catch on quickly!! Yes, I am saying PUNNY ... like funny with a "P". Punny Funny, this place is!! (In short he really plays on the pun of it all.)

What's a pun? "A joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word or the fact that there are words which sound alike but have different meanings."  If you know Beth, you really know she doesn't like CLOWNS, but I can handle painted ones, well creative ones, I wouldn't want one in my room, they do creep me out. I am not sure what I thought of them as a younger aged kid ...but teenage into adult life I just have not been a fan. I blame that on Stephen King's movie (book) "It" ...scary!!

For a bit of advice, once you leave this art location, I know you will be hungry for a bite to eat, maybe a milk shake ....please head on over to: Bob's Drive-In Restaurant, 2429 Bridge St, Paducah, KY., Bob's Drive In is the oldest car-hop restaurant in Kentucky. Menu features American staples like burgers, fries, hotdogs and milkshakes and unique twists including Bob's Fiesta Burger. Bob's Drive In has proudly served Paducah for more than 60 years. Mon. - Sat. 10 AM - 9 PM. We were starving when we arrived, so glad they were pretty close, quick service, friendly folks and really really good food!! Thank you for stopping by!! Hope you are well today!! Take Care!!! Be Well & Be Blessed!! Beth ( ;

Comments

eileeninmd said…
Hello Beth,

It looks like a fun place, I like the clown mural. Bob's Drive-in sounds yummy, I like a good burger and milkshake. Enjoy your day, wishing you a great new week ahead.
Jenn Jilks said…
That's really fun. I love the signage art. Art is what we like.
Linda said…
I like the idea of it! Thanks for sharing.