Thursday, September 2, 2010

Bowling Green events for the first part of September, 2010

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 Hi, all! 
This is the September events blog posting A
Here are some fun events in and around Bowling Green, Kentucky
for the first part of September.
Note: these events are not all free. 
Please be sure to check every event before attending, just in case. 
Some events require pre-registration.

Thursday, September 2nd
BG League of Bicyclists Easy Rider Ride. Helmets are required. Starts at Keriakes Park. "Mostly flat -2 hour ride." Suitable for just about any rider and bike. Questions: Call 784-2836.


Chaney's Corn Maze, 11 a.m. Chaney's Dairy Barn. 270-843-5567, 9191 Nashville Road. http://www.chaneysdairybarn.com.

Ice Cream and a Moovie, Over the Hedge, at Chaney's Dairy Barn at dusk. 270-843-5567, 9191 Nashville Road. http://www.chaneysdairybarn.com.


Wage the Fight Concert - 5-8 p.m., Candlewood Suites, 540 Wall Street, BG. Free. Benefit concert for the Leukemia and Lymphona Society. Silent Auction, corn hole tournament ($10 entry) food, beverages, children's activities, more. More info. 320-2429.
Wine and Cheese welcome to celebrate Corvette owners. Downtown Fountain Square, BG. Businesses will be open until 8 p.m. or later. Everyone is welcome. 843-6103.


Friday, September 3rd
Chaney's Corn Maze, 11 a.m. Chaney's Dairy Barn. 270-843-5567, 9191 Nashville Road. http://www.chaneysdairybarn.com.

Ice Cream and a Moovie, Over the Hedge, at Chaney's Dairy Barn at dusk. 270-843-5567, 9191 Nashville Road. http://www.chaneysdairybarn.com

Jackson's Orchard is having Applefest today 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. They will have fried apple pies and apple cider. http://www.jacksonsorchard.com.

Today is also the National Corvette Museum's 16th Anniversary, with many events planned there at the National Corvette Museum, 350 Corvette Drive. Find out more here: http://www.corvettemuseum.com or call 781-7973.

Free Poetry Reading at Spencer's Coffee Shop - downtown Bowling Green. Featuring Ron Reikki and Tom C. Hunley. Read 5 minutes of your own creative writing too. Sign up for the Open Mic. 915 College Street. http://www.Foodcoffeelife.com
 
Saturday, September 4th
Ice Cream and a Moovie, Over the Hedge, at Chaney's Dairy Barn at dusk. 270-843-5567, 9191 Nashville Road. http://www.chaneysdairybarn.com 

Vette City Antiques and Collectibles Bldg. E will hold their Indoor Yard Sale today from 9-5. They are located behind Jerry's Restaurant. 393-9500.
 
Jackson's Orchard is having Applefest today 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. They will have fried apple pies and apple cider. http://www.jacksonsorchard.com.

 Sunday, September 5th
The Historic Railpark announces its Railroad Photo Contest. $15.00 entry fee. The deadline is October 30. Cal 745-7317 for more information. 401 Kentucky Street, http://www.historicrailpark.com/.

Jackson's Orchard Applefest is on today too, from 1-6 p.m. 


Chaney's Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze is open, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. 843-5567, http://www.ChaneysDairyBarn.com.


Monday, September 6th
Today is Labor Day.
 
Jackson's Orchard Applefest is on today too, from 8 a.m. -6 p.m. 
 
There is also a race today, the 5K Run for Sight and 2 mile walk. It starts at 7 a.m. at Covington Woods Park. 991-5457, Jack Wright. The Wheelchair  5K starts at 7:25 a.m., the run at 7:30 a.m., and the walk at 8:30 a.m. 

Tuesday, September 7th
 The Bowling Green Main Library has a free adult computer class today, MS Excel Basics. Call to pre-register. 781-4882. 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. BG Main library. Must pre-register.

Graham Drive Community Branch Library will have a Write Sketch Watch class for teens at 3:30 p.m. "Write poems with help from magazines." from the Soky Happenings. Call 781-1441.

Bowling Green Main Library also has the Spanish Explorers club meeting today at 4:30 p.m. For elementary age children. 781-4882.

Wednesday, September 8th
Today is Rosh Hashanah, beginning at sundown and ending on September 10th at sundown.

Chaney's Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze is open 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. today. http://www.chaneysdairybarn.com.

Warren County Public Library at Graham Drive is having an After School special today at 3:30 p.m. For students of all ages. 781-1441.
 
Thursday, September 9th
Today is part of Rosh Hashanah, which began at sundown yesterday and ends tomorrow at sundown.
 
Today is the 31W Treasure Hunt Yard sale, starting at 7 a.m. This yard sale continues every day until the 12th of September.

Balloons, Tunes and BBQ is today through September 12th at the BG-Warren County Regional Airport. http://www.BalloonsTunesBBQ.com. Call 270.745.7532 to volunteer or find out more about the event. Be looking for balloons in the sky this weekend. Tonight is Kid's Night and starts at 5 p.m. Free admission, no parking fee. Bring a lawn chair for the stage show.

The Literary Cafe takes place at the Graham Drive Community Branch library today at 5 p.m. Call 781-1441 for more information.

The BG League of Bicyclists have another Easy Rider ride today at 6 p.m. at Kereiakes Park. This will be a mostly flat 1-2 hour ride. Helmets are required. Easygoing pace, suitable for all riders. Cal 784-2836 for more information. http://www.bglob.com/

A free adult computer class will be held at 6-7 p.m. tonight at the BG Main library. Beginning Your Resume. You must pre-register for this class.

Fountain Square Players is presenting A Shot in the Yard tonight at 8 p.m. at the Public Theater of Kentucky. Call 782-3119 or 781-6233 for more information. This is a murder mystery play.

Friday, September 10th
Today is the last day of Rosh Hashanah, which ends today at sundown.
 
Today is the 31W Treasure Hunt Yard sale, starting at 7 a.m. This yard sale continues every day until the 12th of September.
 
The Festival of Sand is today. It is held at the HH Gregg Parking Lot next to Greenwood Mall. 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. The public is invited to view the sand sculptures at 5 p.m. Food will be available plus kids' activities then. 842-2259.

Balloons, Tunes and BBQ is today through September 12th at the BG-Warren County Regional Airport. http://www.BalloonsTunesBBQ.com. Call 270.745.7532 to volunteer or find out more about the event. Be looking for balloons in the sky this weekend. Free admission, no parking fee. Bring a lawn chair for the stage show. Schedule is live music, 5 p.m., BG Idol at 6 p.m.

Teen Scene is 3:30 p.m. at the Bob Kirby branch library. 782-0252.
 
Today is also the 46th annual Charity Antique Show and Sale 5 - 8:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall. You buy a ticket to get in. 24 dealers, and a porcelain repairman will be there. Call Virginia for more info. at 842-5991.

The Special Olympics 2010 State Softball Tournament is at Mike Buchanon Park today, and also the 11th and 12th.  7 p.m.

Spencer's Coffeehouse at 915 College Street near Fountain Square Park is featuring Stephen Gordon, Jordan Perciful, Stephen Page and Brandon Ralph today at 7:30 p.m. $5.00 admission.  http://www.Foodcoffeelife.com.

WKU is having a Symphony concert called "Broadway Today" at Van Meter, WKU tonight at 8 p.m. 745-7681. http://www.bgwso.org. Tickets are $22.00 for adults and $5.00 for students. You can buy them online here: http://bgwso.org/tickets.htm
 
Fountain Square Players is presenting A Shot in the Yard tonight at 8 p.m. at the Public Theater of Kentucky. Call 782-3119 or 781-6233 for more information. This is a murder mystery play.
 
Saturday, September 11th
 
Today is the 31W Treasure Hunt Yard sale, starting at 7 a.m. This yard sale continues every day until tomorrow.
 
The 2010 Warren County Start! Heart Walk is today at The Medical Center at Bowling Green front lawn. Registration is at 8 a.m. and the walk starts at 9 a.m. Call for info. Michelle 846-5061.

Bristow the Bear Hustle 5K Run and 5K Walk is also today at Ephram White Park. Registration is at 6:30 - 7:45 a.m. and the race starts at 8:00 a.m. Call 202-2324 for more info.

Walk MS is also today at Preston Miller Park. Registration is at 9 a.m. and the walk begins at 10 a.m. 502-451-0014 or go to http://www.walkmsky.org to register. Lunch will be provided by Longhorn Steak House.

The Special Olympics 2010 State Softball Tournament is at Mike Buchanon Park today, and also the 12th.  9 a.m.

Also today is the Soap Box Derby Rally Race at 9 a.m. at Phil Moore Park. 791-3753. Check in is at 7 a.m. and races are at 9 a.m. 791-3753. There is a $15.00 entry fee.
 
A HOTEL, Inc. benefit Charity Fashion show will be from 2-4 p.m. at Crossland Church, BG, which is located at 600 31-W (double check address before going). Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12 and seniors.  Call 842-4428. Bring canned goods for the Manna Mart shelves too.

A Downtown Street Fair is at 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Fountain Square Park in Bowling Green. Horse and carriage riders, sidewalk sales, kids games, more. 843-6103.

The 46th annual Charity Antique Show and Sale continues at 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall. You buy a ticket to get in. 24 dealers, and a porcelain repairman will be there. Call Virginia for more info. at 842-5991.

The Puppy Paddle is today at Preston Miller Park, BG. $10 per dog. 393-3271 or 393-3249.

Balloons, Tunes and BBQ is today through September 12th at the BG-Warren County Regional Airport. http://www.BalloonsTunesBBQ.com. Call 270.745.7532 to volunteer or find out more about the event. Be looking for balloons in the sky this weekend. Free admission, no parking fee. Bring a lawn chair for the stage show. Schedule is the hot air balloons race at 5 p.m., live music at 5:30 p.m.

Fountain Square Players is presenting A Shot in the Yard tonight at 8 p.m. at the Public Theater of Kentucky. Call 782-3119 or 781-6233 for more information. This is a murder mystery play.
The Mighty Marmons arrive today. They are a vintage automobile club. You should see them and their special cars around town until the 16th of the month.
 
Sunday, September 12th
 
Today is the last day of the 31W Treasure Hunt Yard sale, starting at 7 a.m. 
 
Balloons, Tunes and BBQ continues today at the BG-Warren County Regional Airport. http://www.BalloonsTunesBBQ.com. Call 270.745.7532 to volunteer or find out more about the event. Be looking for balloons in the sky this weekend. Free admission, no parking fee. 8 a.m. The Final Fly-in is today.

The West Ky Horse Sale is today at the WKU Ag Expo Center.

Also today is the Soap Box Derby Rally Race at 9 a.m. at Phil Moore Park. 791-3753. Check in is at 7 a.m. and races are at 9 a.m. 791-3753. There is a $15.00 entry fee.
 
The Liturgical Arts Festival is held today at the Presbyterian Church downtown at 3 p.m. 1003 State Street, all are welcome.843-4707. "Celebrating our Scottish Heritage." Concert and music will be in the Scottish tradition. Tickets are $15.00. Dinner is at 6:00, and the concert follows.

Rainhill Equine Visitor's Tours are today from 1-4 p.m. 11125 Ky. Highway, 777-3164, http://www.RainHillRescue.com.
 
Chaney's Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze is open 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. today. http://www.chaneysdairybarn.com.
 
The 46th annual Charity Antique Show and Sale continues at 11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall. You buy a ticket to get in. 24 dealers, and a porcelain repairman will be there. Call Virginia for more info. at 842-5991. 

The Landmark Association Picnic is today from 4-6 p.m. Cost is $5.00 per person. Guests will bring a vegetable or a salad. A program will be offered plus a tour of the Garvin House behind Fort Webb. Call 782-0037 for more info.
 

Also: Keep the date: the International Festival is going to be held on September 25th, 9-7 at Circus Square Park.  
 
Also opening September 25th: Skeleton's Lair Haunted Woods and Hayride, 270-622-8171.

 More events for September are coming soon.
Important:  always check each event before  going to it in case of a typo or  a  correction is needed. I type  these up really fast, but try to get it all right each time. Thanks for your help!


A big thanks to these great sites:

The  WBKO BG Community Events Page at http://www.wbko.com/community
The SOKY Happenings magazine and website
The Historic Railpark http://www.historicrailpark.com/
The WCVK  Community Happenings Page
The Bowling Green Convention and Visitors Bureau
Bowling Green Events 
The Downtown Redevelopment page 
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