Friday, July 2, 2010

July Events - - all kinds, in and near Bowling Green, Kentucky

July is full of neat events.
Here are just a few events I found today. I will add more - - and feel free to add more as comments too.

I found a great resource today - - it is the WBKO Community Events page. You can click on any day and find MANY MANY great events here or in neighboring communities.  What a great page!

7-2-10 From the WCVK page: "7/2/10 Thunderfest of Bowling Green featuring TheTyrone Dunn Experiment beginning at 6 p.m., on Friday, July 2 at the National Corvette Museum Amphitheater. Fireworks around 9 p.m. Gates for the event open at 4 p.m. The cost is $15 a carload or $5 an individual. Children’s inflatables will be available for unlimited use with a $10 armband. There also will be tethered balloon rides for $5 each, and food and soft drinks will be for sale."
Thunderfest at the National Corvette Museum Amhitheater. 3-10 p.m, fireworks at dark. This event is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club.

Here is this year's Thunderfest Traffic Plan from the WBKO site online:

Also from the WCVK page: "7/4/10 Glasgow/Scottsville: Fireworks will go off at dusk on July 4 near Barren River Lake State Resort Park."

July 3 From the WBKO page: "Independence Day Bike Parade, Jul 3, 2010 8:30 am
Kereiakes Park
Bike BG invites you to deck out your bikes, trailers and strollers in red, white and blue for the 2nd annual Independence Day Bike Parade!

WHAT: Independence Day Bike Parade
WHEN: Saturday, July 3 – bike decorating begins at 8:30 a.m.; parade starts at 9 a.m.
WHERE: Kereiakes Park, Bowling Green
WHY: Celebrate your independence with a patriotic bike parade. Use your own supplies to decorate your bike, stroller, trailer or wheelchair or use our FREE decorations. FREE t-shirts to all participants.

There will be a short parade route around Kereiakes Park suitable for young children or parents with strollers. A longer route for older children and adults will be available too. Helmets required for all riders. Join us! Sara Hiles, 270-783-7510" Thanks to Bicycle Bowling Green for this great event.

July 8th will have a free concert by the Lost River Cave Big Band at the Colonnades at Ivan Wilson, WKU, at 7 p.m. Contact Deloris Trammel for more info.
Info. from the WBKO site: "2010 Twilight Concert Series Jul 8, 2010 7 pm Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Amphitheatre on WKU campus
The Lost River Cave Big Band” A FREE outdoor Concert of big band jazz and swing presented by the Lost River Cave Band -- Bowling Green's Community Big Band. Seating is available both on the lawn (bring chairs/blankets) and in the bleachers.
Joe Stites

July 9 and 10: Mark your calendar for the Chaney's Dairy Barn Dinner and a Moo-Vie at Chaney's Dairy Barn, outside at dusk. The movie will be Hotel for Dogs. Bring items for the animal shelter that day, to give to the Humane Society today. Go to their site for more fun events: They also have tours by reservation only.

From the WBKO site: "Second Saturdays in Downtown Bowling Green
(Jul 10, 2010 - -  9 am - 3 pm) Fountain Square, Bowling Green, KY
There will be horse and carriage rides, inflatables and games for the kids, sidewalk sales, and much, much more. See you there!!"

July 16-18 is the annual Corvette Museum Homecoming.

Also: on July 31st, the Grateful Gathering Music Festival will be held at Wha Ba Steakhouse. Proceeds will benefit the Son Rhea Foundation. Find out more:
and at their Facebook page here:
Find out more at the Amplifier link.

Friday, Saturdays, and Mondays this month, Chaney's Dairy Barn at 9191 Nashville Road will be giving Farm Tours. You must have a reservation. 270-843-5565

From the WBKO site: The Summer Feeding Program for Children continues this month. "Jun 1, 2010 - Jul 23, 2010 7:50 a.m. and 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. Warren Elementary, beginning June 1; Lost River Elem. beginning June 7
FREE for all kids up to 18 years old, breakfast & lunch, Mon.-Fri."

Gina Howard/Warren Co. Schools, 781-5150

Important: always check each event before going to it in case of a typo or a correction is needed. Thanks!

Thanks to these sites:
The WBKO BG Community Events Page at
The WCVK Community Happenings Page
Bowling Green Events
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