Saturday, October 10, 2009

Cheap and Free Stuff this week Oct. 10 Saturday

Hi everyone! I hope you are having a great weekend.

Here are some selected things from Soky Happenings that are happening today and this week.

Today: The Jackson's Orchard Pumpkin Festival, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. 781-5303
Their site:

Sunday, Oct. 11
Chaney's Dairy Barn Corn Maze (through the 31st) 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

8 a.m.  Bluegrass Reining Horse Assoc. Show. L.D. Brown Agricultural Exposition Center. Contact Karen Kemp, 847-5135.

2:00 p.m. FREE planetarium show at the Hardin Planetarium, WKU. Noretta Baxter, 745-4044.

Monday, Oct. 12
6:00 p.m. FREE resume class at the Main Library, BG. Call ahead for reservations just in case. 781-4882

Also 6:00 The Big Read - discussing The Great Gatsby at Barnes and Noble. More info. 745-5016.

6:00 - 9:00 p.m. WKU Chess Club 393-2071. Bring your own sets, meets at Faculty House, WKU.

Tuesday, Oct. 13
10 a.m - Excel Basics computer class. FREE. Main Library. Call 781-4882 to pre-register just in case.

4:00 p.m. RevFest, WKU South Lawn. Revolution 91.7 free music concert.

Wii Fun for Teens, 5-6 p.m., Graham Community Library 781-1441.

Kids Night at Chik-Fil-A 5-7 p.m. Campbell Lane, BG, 782-6807. Yahoo map.

ACT Prep class Bob Kirby library. 6 p.m. Limited space. Pre-register. Laura Johnson 782-0252.

The Skate Box $2.00 Tuesday 8:30 p.m. 843-3394. Yahoo info and map.

Warren County Chess Club 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. BG Community College Commons area. 780-2542.

WKU FREE Planetarium show 7:00 p.m. Noretta Baxter, 745-4044.

Wednesday, Oct. 14

Southern Lanes Senior Fun Day $5.00 for 3 games. 843-8741. Yahoo map.

Ask the Dietician 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. The Medical Center Health and Wellness Center at Greenwood Mall. 745-0942,

WKU DUC REDZ Dollar Night 6:00 p.m. - 10:45 p.m. Bowling $1 per person per game. Ping Pong is free. Public welcome. 745-5793.

Astronomy Public Viewing - 7:00 p.m. Outside. Meet at WKU Thompson Complex, next to Hardin Planetarium. 745-4357.

Yoga Loft's FREE meditation class - also the 21st and 28th. Downtown BG, 996-0414.

Thursday, October 15

The Big Read Scavenger Hunt. 9:00 a.m. Win a gift card to Barnes and Noble. Call 745-5016.

Compose your Resume. Free. Call ahead. Main Library 781-4882. 10:00 a.m.

FREE tree pruning class. 10:00 a.m. Also 6:00 p.m. 435 Brookwood Drive. 393-3610.

Fall Fashion, Frills and Food Festival. 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Olde Stone, Village Hall Ballroom. 745-1755.

Philip Gulley: The Voice of Small Town American Life speaks at BG Main Library. 781-4882.

Hardin Planetarium "Earth's Moon" FREE show 7:00 p.m. WKU Hardin Planetarium. Noretta Baxter, 745-4044.

Friday, October 16
Limber for Life Exercise class 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. The Medical Center Health and Wellness Center, Greenwood Mall., 745-0942. also Vascular Screenings 9-4.

From the WKU site: "2 p.m.  PRESENTATION: “How to Save a Rainforest” by Dr. Michael McColm, International Director for Nature and Culture International. Snell Hall, room 2113. Contact Ouida Meier, 745-6001."

Distillery Tours 10:00 a.m. - 6 p.m. Corsair Artisan Distillery. 904-2021. Across from the Daily News.

AARP Meeting. 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Fall Fun Day. Silent Auction, Bake Sale. First Christian Church BG. 782-3904.

Children's Theater Production. 4:00 p.m. Only $2.00 per ticket. The Yellow Boat. WKU Gordon Wilson Hall. Suited for ages 8 and up. 745-3121.

WKU Symphonic Band Concert. $5.00 per ticket. 7:30 p.m., Downing University Center. 745-3751.

American Hauntings 7:00 p.m. Public Theater of Kentucky. 781-6233. Always worth it.

Also check out more great community events at the WBKO Community Calendar site:

FYI: Some of the local haunted houses are open (not free - but fun).
Check SokyHappenings for other out of town locales.

Make sure to check out every listing just in case and call the info. number in case it has changed.

Check out some local websites for more information and events too:
Skeleton's Lair haunted Woods and Hayride
October Events at the Library
Revolution 91.7 Radio Station
Upcoming events, WKU News
WKU News and Events Tips

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The Nontrad site and blog
My site and blog
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