Wednesday, November 11, 2009

November Free and Cheap Events 09

This posting contains fun, free, or cheap events and things to do in November in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The sources are listed after most postings and/or at the bottom of the page.

NOVEMBER

Thursday, Nov. 12: Meet author Robert Dickey. His book: Charles Garvin: Dynasty of Dimes. Barnes and Noble, Bowling Green. 746-9779. From the SOKY Happenings calendar. Visit Soky Happenings on the web at http://www.sokyhappenings.com.

Thursday, November 12 - The Star of Bethehem Planetarium Show. Free. Hardin Planetarium HPL Planetarium. 7-8 p.m. Karen Long karen.long@wku.edu. From the WKU Events page.

Thursday, Nov. 12: Free computer class at 6:00 p.m. at the Bowling Green Main Library. Digital Catalog. Call 781-4882 to register. From the SOKY Happenings calendar. Visit Soky Happenings on the web at http://www.sokyhappenings.com.

"Friday, November 13 - 5pm - 8pm The Big Read Event – Gatsby Style Party, Kentucky Library & Museum. Celebrate the opening of the new Decorative Arts Gallery at the Kentucky Library & Museum in 1920s style. Enjoy free food, drinks, and fun. Jazz music and vintage cars from the period will be on hand. Costumes are optional but encouraged. Space is limited, so call 745-5016 to make your reservation." From WBKO.com's Community Events page about The Big Read - find more there too.
Also this is listed in the Soky Happenings calendar.

Friday Nov. 13: FREE computer class  "Beginning your resume."  Bowling Green main library. Call 781-4882 to register. From the SOKY Happenings calendar. Visit Soky Happenings on the web at http://www.sokyhappenings.com.

Friday, Nov. 13 - Chemistry Magic Show. WKU DUC.  8 A.M. - 1 P.M. DUC 0224. Jessica Gilland 270-745-6169, jessica.gilland@wku.edu.

Friday, Nov. 13 Native American Living Village. South Lawn, WKU. 9-4 p.m. Darlene Applegate 270-745-5094. This event will run from November 13-14, 2009. From the WKU Events page.

Saturday, Nov. 14:  "St. James United Methodist Church Holiday Bazaar, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Breakfast served 8-10 a.m. lunch 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 842-4949." From the Bowling Green Area Convention and Visitor's Bureau. See their Calendar page - more events are there too.
Additional information from the Soky Happenings magazine: Baked goods will be available, as well as a White Elephant Table and homemade crafts. Money made from the event will go to charitable causes. 842-4949. Their address is 575 Winfield Drive, off Fairview Avenue.

Saturday, Nov. 14: Christ United Methodist church also has an old-fashioned Christmas Walk and Bazaar today. They will have a vintage item display, craft items, and will also serve breakfast and lunch. Their address is 716 Cave Mill Road. 842-4343. This information is from the Soky Happenings magazine.
More info: all proceeds from this event will benefit missions. The event is being put on by United Methodist Women. It is their 17th annual event. They will have a silent auction and Grandma's Treasure Room too.
From the WCVK website Community Happenings page.

Saturday, Nov. 14: Christ Episcopal Church also has a bazaar today. Theirs is from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. They will be having a Chili Luncheon too. Look for Red Cross teddy bears today and gifts. Santa will also be there, so bring your camera. 781-7377. This information is from the Soky Happenings magazine too.

Saturday, Nov. 14: 4th Annual Fall Fest Open Horse Show, 10:00 a.m. WKU Ag Expo Center. Training barrels will be at 10:00 a.m., and the Show will be at 4:00 p.m. This information is from the Soky Happenings magazine. 

Saturday, Nov. 14: FREE Music Happenings: Ashley Lewis Senior Flute Recital, 5:30 p.m. at WKU Fine Arts Center, 745-3751, and the WKU Jazz Band plays at 7:30 p.m. at the Capital Arts Center 782-2787. From Soky Happenings magazine. 

Saturday, Nov. 14: Cruisin' for a Cure Chili Supper at Theresa's Restaurant, Bowling Green. 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. Tickets are $5.00 and support the Juvenile Diabetes Association. 991-1336. From Soky Happenings magazine. 

Sun, November 15, 2pm – 3pm Star of Bethlehem Planetarium Show.
"1906 University Blvd., Hardin Planetarium, WKU, Bowling Green
The presentation will show the audience the Bethlehem sky around the time that Christ was born, and discuss several astronomical possibilities for the Christmas Star. Doors will open 15 minutes before show time. No one will be admitted after the lecture begins. Children twelve years of age and under should be accompanied by an adult. There is no charge for admission. For further information contact 270-745-4044, www.physics.wku.edu/planetarium."  http://visitbgky.com/
FROM THE WKU SITE: Karen Long is the contact. karen.long@wku.edu.

Sunday, Nov. 15: Horse Show 10:00 a.m. at  the WKU Ag Expo Center. Southern Kentucky Team Penning and Ranch Sorting. 270-784-6909. From Soky Happenings magazine. 

Sunday, Nov. 15: Watch the Vette City Vixens roller derby team practice! 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Call Geronimo Jenni at 779-2505. The Skate Box, Bowling Green.  Their website is at www.vettecityvixens.com. They are also on Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace. From Soky Happenings magazine. 

Monday, November 16: Free performance by the African Drum Corps. FAC Colonnade. 2-3 p.m. Sponsored by the Folk Studies and Anth./Office of International Programs, WKU. Phone 270-745-4857. From the WKU Events pages.

Monday, November 16: Yoga class, 5-6 p.m. The Medical Center Health and Wellness Center. 745-0942. From Soky Happenings magazine. 


Tuesday, Nov. 17: State Street United Methodist Church Holiday Bazaar - a great place to find Christmas gifts. Tue, November 17, 9:00am – 1:30pm
1101 State Street, State Street United Methodist Church, Bowling Green
For more information call 842-8171. http://visitbgky.com/
The luncheon will feature lasagna. From Soky Happenings magazine. 
Luncheon tickets are $7.00. They are available in advance or at the door. Lunch will be served from 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. This information is from the WCVK Community Happenings page.

Tuesday, Nov. 17: Free computer class - Email Basics. 2 p.m., Bowling Green Main Library. Call 781-4882 to register. From Soky Happenings magazine. 

Tuesday, Nov. 17: Chick-Fil-A Kids Night. Crafts, free ice cream, face painting, balloons, and the Cow will be there. Campbell Lane Chick-Fil-A. 782-6807. From Soky Happenings magazine. 

Tuesday, Nov. 17: World Drum Circle on the Hill. FAC Colonnade, 2-4 p.m. Folk Studies and Anth/Office of International Programs 270-745-4857. From the WKU Event pages.

Tuesday, Nov. 17: Star of Bethlehem Planetarium Show. WKU's Hardin Planetarium. Free. 7-8 p.m. Karen Long, karen.long@wku.edu. (remember: nobody is admitted after the lecture begins.) From the WKU Event pages.
745-4044.  From Soky Happenings magazine. 

Tuesday, Nov. 17: American Revival - Celebrating the New Stars of American Roots Music. 7:30 p.m. FREE to the public. Capital Arts Center. 782-2787. WKU Cultural Enhancement. From Soky Happenings magazine. 
Groups and artists that will perform: The Dixie Bee-Liners, Sierra Hull, and Uncle Earl. Find out more here and see the promo poster:
Wednesday, Nov. 18: World Fair, WKU's DUC. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sponsored by the Office of International Programs, WKU. 745-4857. From the WKU Event pages. 

Wednesday, Nov. 18: Community Engagement Workshop at the ALIVE Center, BG. Must be registerd by last Monday to attend. Free lunch provided. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 782-0082. This workshop teaches how to involve others in making lasting impacts in the community. 1818 31-W By-pass.  From Soky Happenings magazine. 

Wednesday, Nov. 18: The BG Neighborhood Sewing Group meets from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m All skill levels are welcome. They discuss sewing related topics and have a sewing project too. Bring your sewing machine. Warren County Extension Office, 3132 Nashville Road. Maureen Harrison 991-4431. From Soky Happenings magazine. 

Wednesday, Nov. 18: FREE computer class. Compose your resume. Bowling Green Main Library. Call 781-4882 to register. From Soky Happenings magazine. 

Wednesday, Nov. 18: FREE meditation class. The Yoga Loft, downtown BG. 7:00 - 7:30 p.m. Call 996-0414. From Soky Happenings magazine. 

Wednesday, Nov. 18: Yu-Ni Lin Piano Recital. Free. WKU Fine Arts Center. 745-3751. From Soky Happenings magazine.  

Thursday, Nov. 19: The Spice of Rice. Garrett room 103. Dr. Johnston Njoku. WKU. 745-4857. From the WKU Event Page.

Thursday, Nov. 19: Hillview Heights church sponsors a concert today featuring Micah, Hat Trick with Tyrone Dunn, and Bobby Baldwin and Wigglestik. 6:30 p.m. at Hillview Heights Church, 3219 Nashville Road. $5.00 admission benefits the Down Syndrome Buddy House. 842-0012. From the WCVK website Community Happenings page.

Thursday, Nov. 19: Star of Bethlehem Planetarium Show. WKU's Hardin Planetarium. Free. 7-8 p.m. Karen Long, karen.long@wku.edu. (remember: nobody is admitted after the lecture begins.) From the WKU Event pages.
Call 745-4044. From Soky Happenings magazine.  

Thursday, Nov. 19: FREE computer class. Introduction to Computers and the Internet. 6:00 p.m. Bowling Green Main Library. Call 781-4882 to register.

Thursday, Nov. 19: Far-Away Places - The Baker's Boy - Reflections on Belize in the 70's. Barry Kitterman. Barnes and Noble, BG. 746-9779. From Soky Happenings magazine. 

Friday, November 20th. Cinderella, The World's Favorite Fairy Tale
WKU Gordon Wilson Hall GWH 100, 4-6 p.m.
Contact Doris Patrick 270-745-5845 or email doris.patrick@wku.edu
Adults $3.00, children under 12 $2.00. "A touching and entertaining journey through Cinderella tales from around the world, guided by Cinderella herself." Suitable for all ages. From the WKU Events page.

Cinderella is also showing on Saturday, Nov. 21st from 1-3 p.m. and 3-5 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 22nd from 3-5 p.m. Make sure to call and double-check the playing times.

Friday, Nov. 20: Geography Awareness Day Fair. WKU's South Campus. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Jill Brown, 270-745-4857.

Friday, Nov. 20: WKU Symphonic Band Concert. Tickets are $5.00. Capital Arts Center. 7:30 p.m. 745-3751 or 782-2787. From Soky Happenings magazine. 

Friday, Nov. 20: AARP meeting, BG. 11:30 - 1:30 P.M. First Christian Church, BG. 782-3904.

Saturday, Nov. 21: Opera at the Depot. 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5.00. Scenes, songs, and arias from the American Stage. L & N Depot, BG. 745-3751 or 745-7317. From Soky Happenings magazine. 

Sunday, Nov. 22  The Star of Bethlehem Planetarium Show. (free) WKU's Hardin Planetarium. Free. 2:00 p.m. Karen Long, karen.long@wku.edu. (remember: nobody is admitted after the lecture begins.) 
Call 745-4044. From Soky Happenings magazine. 

Sunday, Nov. 22: CROP Hunger Walk. 2:00 p.m. Sponsored by the BG/WC Ministerial Association. Donations of money and/or canned goods welcome. Walk begins and ends at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 807 Campbell Lane. Contact: Chis Patterson 842-4949.

Thursday, Nov. 19: Star of Bethlehem Planetarium Show. WKU's Hardin Planetarium. Free. 7-8 p.m. Karen Long, karen.long@wku.edu. (remember: nobody is admitted after the lecture begins.) From Soky Happenings magazine. 

Sunday, Nov. 22: Opera at the Depot. 3:00 p.m. Tickets are $5.00. Scenes, songs, and arias from the American Stage. L & N Depot, BG. 745-3751 or 745-7317. From Soky Happenings magazine. 

Monday, Nov. 23: Yoga class. 5-6 p.m.  The Medical Center Health and Wellness Center, BG. 745-0942, www.mcbg.com. From Soky Happenings magazine. 

"11/23/09 Warren County Public Library presents Richard Paul Evans, author of The Christmas Box, on Nov. 23, 6 p.m. The free event will be in the Fellowship Hall of Christ Episcopal Church next door to the Main Library on State Street. Tickets are necessary for admission and are available at the Main Library and the Bob Kirby Branch. For more information call 781-4882." From the WCVK website Community Happenings page.

Tuesday, Nov. 24: Free computer class 6:00 p.m. Computing for Seniors. Bowling Green Main Library. Call 781-4882 to register. From Soky Happenings magazine. 

Wednesday, Nov. 25: Free meditation class. The Yoga Loft, downtown BG. 996-0414. From Soky Happenings magazine. 

Thursday, Nov. 26 Happy Thanksgiving!

Friday, Nov. 27 Antique Dealer's Christmas Open House in Franklin. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Downtown Franklin. 270-586-3040 or 1-866-531-2040. From Soky Happenings magazine. 

"Sat, November 28, 8:30am – 10:00am
401 Kentucky Street, Historic Railpark and Train Museum
In honor of Pearl Harbor, General Dan Cherry will tell the story of the 728th Battalion, formed only of L and N employees and their service to the US. 270-745-7317 or www.historicrailpark.com"
Danish and coffee will be served. Everyone is welcome. From Soky Happenings magazine. 

Saturday, Nov. 28  Antique Dealer's Christmas Open House in Franklin. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Downtown Franklin. 270-586-3040 or 1-866-531-2040. From Soky Happenings magazine. 

Chaney's Dairy Barn Holiday Open House
Sat., November 28, 11am – 4pm
9191 Nashville Road, Chaney's Dairy Barn, Bowling Green
Browse our Kentucky gift shop, sample Kentucky made food items, order a gift basket and enjoy tasty refreshments. US-31 W South, Bowling Green. 270-843-5567 or www.chaneysdairybarn.com. From http://visitbgky.com.
Check out their Holiday Open House poster here:
Chaney's will be offering samples of Kentucky Proud products today too, plus they have holiday gift baskets to look at. They will also be serving free hot chocolate, spice tea, and cookies.

Monday Nov. 30 -  Revuesicals. Gordon Wilson Hall GWH 0100. 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. Contact Doris Patrick 270-745-5845 or email doris.patrick@wku.edu. Come prepared to sing along, as musicals old and new are served up by members of the Music Theatre History and Repertoire class. Last year's show featured Hello Dolly, Sideshow, and How to Succeed. From the WKU Event pages. 

This show is also offered on Tuesday, Dec. 1st from 8-10 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 30: FREE computer class. Facebook for beginners. 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Bowling Green Main Library. Call 781-4882 to register. From Soky Happenings magazine. 

Monday, Nov. 30: Pet Night with Santa. 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Greenwood Mall, 782-9047. From Soky Happenings magazine.

Where I got these links:

The Bowling Green Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
The WKU Events pages 
Soky Happenings
The WKU Cultural Enhancement Series 
www.chaneysdairybarn.com
The WCVK website Community Happenings page

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