Tuesday, June 1, 2010

This week in and around Bowling Green, Kentucky June 2-12

The new Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce Buil...Image via Wikipedia This picture shows the new Chamber of Commerce building in Bowling Green, KY.

Here are some neat events and things to do in and around Bowling Green Kentucky this week and next.

Look for more events to be added as I get them. These are from the What's Happening email news from the Bowling Green Kentucky Convention and Visitors Bureau and also from the Amplifier online site and the WCVK website.

"June 2 Concerts in the Park Series begins. Noon. This free event takes place Wednesdays in June at Fountain Square Park, Bowling Green, KY." For more information, call 782-0222 or click here.

June 3-6 OR 7 400 Mile Sale, This event is on Highway 68 across Kentucky from Paducah to Maysville from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. There will be antiques, collectibles, and all kinds of yard sale stuff for sale by the roads or in front of stores all along the route. You can go to the 400mile.com website for more information.

June 3-6 Glasgow Highland Games - this is out of town but I have heard great things about it. There is music, games, dancing, food, and festival events. Call 651-3141 or visit the website at www.glasgowhighlandgames.com. You can also see more info. at the Amplifier online site here: More info.

"June 3-6 Bluegrass Jet Jam, Southern KY Model Aero Club"
Their website: http://www.skymacrc.com/.
Stahl Field. $5.00, children 12 and under are free. 792-5824. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

June 4 Bowling Green Gallery Hop, various galleries, museums and studio centers. It is from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. You can get maps to the various locations, galleries, and studios at the Visitors Bureau. It is located at 352 Three Springs Road. Find out more here: http://www.vsartsky.org/TheBowlingGreenGalleryHop.php/ 

From the website:
"Join Us: Friday, June 4th. Throw on your favorite Boots this Friday at 5PM! Cause in this city ... our boots are made for HOPPIN'! Be creative! Wear your favorite worn in, vintage or design and style your own boots! Make sure to snap a picture of you and your friends in your Hoppin' Boots and you may see yourselves in our next gallery hop publication! *(Email your name and digital images to galleryadmin@bellsouth.net)"
June 5 National Trails Day Celebration, Lost River Cave and Valley
http://www.lostrivercave.com/events.html. From the site: 
"Time: The first event begins at 10:00 AM and events will occur periodically throughout the day until 3:00 PM. Cost: All Activities are Free. Lost River Cave is proud to announce its first annual event celebrating the beauty of nature trails all over the country! 393-0077.

Outdoor experts will host a variety of activities including family hikes, guided bike rides, a nature photography seminar and clinic, Geocaching 101, attracting Backyard Birds, and many more activities.
The first event begins at 10:00 AM and the plant pull, being the last event, begins at 3:00 PM!"

June 5: The Bowling Green League of Bicyclists have their Tour de Cave ride today. It begins at Oakland Elementary at 7:30 a.m. You can call 842-6211 or find out more at http://www.bglob.com and register at http://www.active.com.

June 5: The Caveman Chorus will sing at WKU's Van Meter Auditorium today at 7:30. Also, Michigan Jake and the 80-man Music City Chorus of Nashville will also perform. Tickets are $12.50 for adults and $5. for students, in advance. For tickets and info. call 202-0515.

"June 5 Countryfied Harmony, Van Meter Auditorium" by the Caveman Chorus. 7:30 p.m. 202-0515. I could not find this on the WKU lineup. So call about it before you go to make sure. That goes for all the events, just in case. http://www.cavemanchorus.org

June 5: Today is Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill's Adventure Day. It is a day to explore and have fun with your family. Find out more here. You can see the schedule here. Many events are free, but some you need to pay for. You can also go to their site. To get information or to reserve a room at the Inn at Shaker Village, you can call 800.734.5611 or visit their website at www.shakervillageky.org.

June 5-6 This is Fee Free Days at Mammoth Cave National Park. Take a trip today and get in for free. They will also have limited free Historic Tours with tickets available at the Visitor Center. You may want to call first. 758-2180, http://www.nps.gov/maca

June 7: the Summer Reading program kicks off at Parker Bennett Curry Elementary School today at 1:30 at the school gym. A new prize will be given to a lucky child 13 and under this year - $1,000 cash.  Visit the website at http://www.warrenpl.org to get more information. The program is for kids and adults this year. They will also have events. More info. is here.

June 8 Hot Rod Magazine Power Tour, Bowling Green- Warren County Regional Airport

June 10-12 Kentucky State H.O.G. Rally, headquarters Country Inn & Suites

June 11-12 Ice Cream and a Moovie, Chaney's Dairy Barn

June 12 BiG Cruise, National Corvette Museum"

June 12: Auction and Yard sale at Hillvue Heights Church 3219 Nashville Road. 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Vintage clothing, antiques, appliances, furniture, and more will be there. Call 842-0012 for more info. 

Do call for information on all these before going, just in case. Have a great week.

All for now,

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