Monday, June 7, 2010

Free and Cheap events for this week, June 7-13

Shops along Fountain Square in Downtown Bowlin...Image via Wikipedia - - You can see the Pots Place (blue building) in this photo.

















Cheap and Free Events in and around Bowling Green, Kentucky this week - - June 7-13

These are selected events. More events are happening. Just to to the Soky Happenings site and also the http://www.visitbgky.com sites to find out more.

Tuesday-Thursday BG League of Bicyclists Club Rides, various routes, 270-784-2836, http://www.bglob.com

Tuesday, June 8
The Bowling Green Chapter of the Nashville Songwriters meets tonight and second Tuesdays at the Bowling Green Main Library. Bring your guitar and a song. Meet and greet is at 5:30 p.m., meeting is at 6:00 p.m. More info: 270-996-8555.

Day 4 of the Power Tour of Hot Rod Magazine is Holley Night. This is the nation’s largest rolling car show. Watching the parade of cars is totally free. To register for the event is $80.00. Phone 877-413-6515 to learn more. http://www.hotrod.com/index.html

- From the Bowling Green Area Visitors Bureau email:

“Hot Rod Magazine Power Tour Stop,  Bowling Green/ Warren Co Regional Airport, Bowling Green, KY. Spectators enter off of Lovers Lane, Tuesday, June 8, Noon- 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 9

Concert in the Park – Fountain Square Park, BG. Exit 2 will be playing, and Rapid Rick’s Jersey Dogs will be set up too. Call 782-0222 or go to:
http://www.downtownbg.org.

It is Teacher Appreciation month at Kentucky Down Under this month. Go on Wednesday June 9 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. and get free admission.  270-786- 2634 for more info.
 
Also Wed: A Men’s Health Luncheon featuring speaker Jack Glasser, M.D. is today from 12-1 at the Medical Center at BG Auditorium. Pre-registration is required. Topic: A Game Plan for Good Health. Call 745-0942. 

Also Wed: The Medical Center holds its free Babysitting Clinic today. You must pre-register for this. 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 745-0942

Thursday June 10:
Chris Rumble, author of the Uncle Stinky series, will be at the Bob Kirby Library at 6:00 p.m. This event is for all ages and is free. 782-0252.

Also today (Thursday) is the free movie at Great Escape Theater. Today’s movie is Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs.” The first come, first served movie starts at 9:30 a.m. You probably want to get there early in order to get a seat. Find out more at 782-3112.

Also Thursday, Marching Along, a Free Concert, begins at 7:00 p.m. Southern KY Concert Band Twilight Concert Series, WKU Fine Arts Center Outdoor Amphitheatre. For more information, call 745-4388.
Also: 10-13 (Thursday through Sunday) 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Fly in a 1929 Ford Tri-Motor Airplane at the Bowling Green-Warren Co. Regional Airport. You can arrange a flight by calling 1-800-843-3612  or going to the airport lobby to register, www.flytheford.org. The price is $50.00 for EAA members, and $60.00 for non-EAA members. The planes carry 9 at a time. Every seat has a window.

Friday, June 11

Want to be in the Guinness World Record book? 4:30 p.m., the public is invited to attend to be part of the most people simultaneously yo-yo-ing at the same time. (Bring your own yo-yo). This is a HOG Rally event. If you are a HOG member, call 846-4488 or go to http://www.kystatehogrally.com to find out more about other events.

Friday and Saturday, June 11-12, “Bee Movie” - - Chaney’s Dairy Barn - - this Ice Cream and a MOO-VIE event  is showing at dusk. For more info: call 843-5567.

http://www.chaneysdairybarn.com/

Also on Friday: The SOKY NTRP Tennis Championships will be held tonight at 6:00 p.m. at Kereiakes Park, Bowling Green. Call 792-3987 for more info.

Friday, Saturday, and Monday: Take a Weekender Farm Tour at Chaney’s Dairy Barn! The price is only $6 per person. A great idea for everyone. Times for tours are 11:00 a.m. and 1 p.m. Call 843-5567 or see more about it at their site http://www.chaneysDairyBarn.com.

Also Friday-Saturday Distillery Tastings and Tours, Corsair Artisan Distillery, 400 Main, 10 am- 6 pm, 270-904-2021. http://www.corsairartisan.com/about/distillery/
More on Saturday June 12
(From the WCVK page) “6/12/10 Hillvue Heights Church, 3219 Nashville Rd., Bowling Green, will have an Auction (and) Yard Sale June 12, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Items available include vintage clothing, furniture, appliances, cars, antiques, and more. For more information call 842-0012.”

The Downtown Street Fair is today at Fountain Square Park, downtown Bowling Green, from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Call 843-6103 for more information. There will be food vendors, horse and carriage rides, inflatables, and sidewalk sales today.

“Bee Movie” - - Chaney’s Dairy Barn Ice Cream and a MOO-VIE is showing at dusk. More info: 843-5567. http://www.chaneysdairybarn.com.
More SOKY NTRP  Tennis Championship action is today, starting at 8:00 a.m. at Kereiakes Park, Bowling Green.

Also at Kereiakes Park today at 8:00 a.m. is the Yoga in the Park practice, then from 9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. is the Playground Yoga class, which is for kids ages 2-6 and their parents and/or grandparents. Donations to the Kiwanis Club are accepted today. Location is behind the shelter, near the tennis courts. To find out more, phone 782-6984 or email kiwanisyoga@yahoo.com.

The Public Theater of Kentucky reunion is today too. It is at Covington Woods Park, Bowling Green. Bring a covered dish and see your old PTK friends. 781-6233. Everyone is welcome.

The National Corvette Museum is holding a BIG cruise today. There will be muscle cars, music, and food. This event is free. Call first at 393-0288.

Artist Andee Rudloff is doing a Wood Ties for Dad workshop today from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. 1 ½ hour session is only $20.00. All supplies are included. The workshop is at Memphis Marsha’s Art Gallery and Classes. Call 843-1726 to register.
 
The Pots Place is giving Pottery lessons in wheel throwing and handbuilding pottery. Call Bob at 535-0561 for more information. 

Other events: The Warren County Public Library Reading program starts now. Call 781-4882 for more information.

Bowling Green has two farmer’s markets. The Bowling Green Farmer’s Market is at 1751 Scottsville Road. Phone 782-8465. "Hours are April-November Tuesday, Thursday (and) Saturday, 6:00 a.m. - Sell Out." From the website http://www.local-farmers-markets.com/market/1855/bowling-green/bowling-green-farmers-market.

The SKY Farmer’s Market is located across from the “New” Krogers on 31-W at the Medical Center. The address is "corner of 31-W Bypass and Fairview Avenue, front of Riverside Building, Medical Center. "Hours are April-November Tuesday, 7:00a.m. - 1:00p.m. Saturday, 7:00a.m. - 12:00 noon."(from the website) http://www.local-farmers-markets.com/market/1982/bowling-green/southern-kentucky-regional-farmers-market.

Again, just  go to the Soky Happenings site and also the http://www.visitbgky.com sites to find out about more events.

You can also find more events at the WCVK site http://www.christianfamilyradio.com/view_happenings.php  and to the right on this blog.
Add more happenings and events to this blog by listing them as comments. Thanks!

-Betsyanne

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