Friday, October 23, 2009

Cheap and Free stuff for this weekend October 24 and 25, 2009


Cheap and Free stuff to do this weekend
Saturday October 24 - Sunday October 25

Here are some neat things to do this weekend. Click on the links to find out more. Make sure to double-check each event before going just in case.

Saturday, October 24th


Both Farmers Markets are open today.

Jackson's Orchard is having its Pumpkin Festival today.

Fountain Square has a Street Fair-Marketplace today from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Games and admissions are free. Donations of canned goods will be accepted for HOTEL Inc. Contact Robin Baldwin 746-2988. Daily News article - Standing Stone website.

WKU Suzanne Vitale Clinical Education Complex at 14th and Adams Street has a Family Fun Day today. Low-cost food, Inflatable games, activities, a petting zoo, and more will be available. 10:00 - 2:00. From the BG Daily News site:
"Opening ceremonies will begin at 10:00 a.m. followed by planned segments every half hour until 2:00 p.m.  Enjoy a festive, balloon-filled atmosphere complete with information tables showcasing area services, low-cost food, inflatable games, face painting, door prizes, a petting zoo, car seat safety inspections, entertainment, and lots more.  This event is free and all are welcome." Info. about the Suzanne Vitale Clinical Education Complex.


Preston Miller Park has WBKO/BGPR Free Halloween Fest today. Trick or Treat booths - Souvenir pictures, wear costumes. 393-3484. From the BGKY site:
"This event will turn the Preston Miller Walking Trail into a Halloween Party complete with trick-or-treat booths, food, souvenir pictures, and face painting. Costumes are highly encouraged! Food prices will vary per vendor.
Date: October 24
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Fee: Free trick-or-treating
Location: Preston Miller Park"


Think Pink event benefits breast cancer awareness. 1-3 p.m.  WUHU 107.1. Chuck's Liquor on Louisville Road and Veterans Memorial. 

Trent Bedding will be trying to break the world record for human mattress dominos today at 2:30. http://www.trentbedding.com.

Barnes and Noble in Bowling Green has storytime at 3:00. The book is Apples and Pumpkins by Anne Rockwell. 746-9779. Click here for all Barnes and Noble events.

Capital Arts Youth Theater presents The Crucible tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the Capital Arts Center. 782-2787.

The Public Theater of Kentucky is presenting American Hauntings tonight at 8:00 with a series of one-act plays, A Rose for Emily, The Tell-Tale Heart (a classic), and The Lottery (ditto). 781-6233.

Today is also the Halloween Hustle Race. From SoKy Happenings Tomorrow page:
"10th Annual Bellewood Halloween Hustle 7:00AM - 11:00AM
Registration 7AM/5K Run 8AM/3K Walk For Adults 9AM/Dash For Children 12 & Under 10AM/Awards & Door Prizes-As Well As Awards for Most Creative Costumes/Kereiakes Park-BG 392-0076." Photos from last year.

Sunday, October 25th


Beech Bend Park is having NHRA Drag Racing today 9-10 a.m. 781-7634.

Chaney's Dairy Barn has a corn maze today 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. www.chaneysdailybarn.com, 843-5567.

Jackson's Orchard Pumpkin Festival continues at the orchard today. 1-6 p.m. See their corn maze, get apple cider, slushes, pies. 781-5303. Directions.

WKU's Hardin Planetarium is showing a FREE presentation "Earth's Moon." 745-4044.

The Public Theater of Kentucky is presenting American Hauntings today at 3:00 p.m. with a series of one-act plays, A Rose for Emily, The Tell-Tale Heart (a classic), and The Lottery (ditto). 781-6233.

Capital Arts Youth Theater presents The Crucible today at 3:00 p.m. at the Capital Arts Center. 782-2787. Learn more about the Capital building.
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Please double-check these events before going, because they could be mislisted or from last week. Thanks.

More things going on:
Lost River Cave is open this weekend.

Additional information: this is from the WCVK site:

"10/26/09 Volunteers are needed to help with the Area 5 Special Olympic Bowling Tournament to be held Oct. 31 at Southern Lanes, Bowling Green, 9-11:30 a.m. Volunteers are needed for the following areas: Lane Workers, Awards, and Ramp Workers. Deadline to volunteer is Oct. 26. For more information call 393-3584. Special Olympics Kentucky.


10/28/09 Forget the trick and give a treat this October by donating blood Wed., Oct. 28, 2:30-7:30 p.m. at Eastwood Baptist Church, 500 Eastwood Dr., Bowling Green. Also, the Bowling Green Donor Center, 430 Center St., if open Fridays 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. For more information call 1-800-448-3543." Directions.


Plan ahead for the FREE park day on November 11th (Wednesday) for free admission to Mammoth Cave National Park.

This information is from Soky Happenings.com, the WCVK Community Happenings page at their website, the Parks and Rec Calendar, and The Amplifier.

Again, please double-check these events before going, because they could be mislisted or from last week. Thanks.








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