Friday, September 10, 2010

Bowling Green events for the first part of September, 2010 Version E





Fountain Square Park in the center of Downtown...Image via Wikipedia
 Hi, all! 
This is the September events blog posting E
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.


From Chaney's Dairy Barn's Facebook page: "Chaney's Corn Maze now open. $6/person. Open during regular business hours. Please bring your own flashlight for evening trips thru the maze - everyone must be out of the maze by 9pm. When you pay inside the Dairy Barn you'll receive a Corn Maze game card to take with you thru the maze - complete & return it to the Dairy Barn for a free scoop of ice cream in a cup or plain cone! We hope you'll come try out our maze!" Their website: http://www.ChaneysDairyBarn.com. 843-5567.
From the WBKO Community Events page: The WWII Flying Fortress Sentimental Journey is coming to BG and will be here Sept. 7-12. 
Tours and flights of a restored B-17 Flying Fortress will be available, $425. for the waist section and $600. for the nose section. "A portion of the flight is cost is tax-deductible." From the WBKO Community Events page. For more info. call 602-448-9415. Tours are $5.00 for children 13 to adult, $3.00 for 5-12, free for children under 5. "Display dates and times at Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport, September 7 – 12 noon arrival and on display till 6:00 PM, September 8 - September 12 – 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, September 13 morning departure." Put on by the Arizona Wing CAF. http://www.azcaf.org.
The Photo contest for the Historic Railpark is this month, from now until October 30th. Cash prizes will be awarded. $15 entry fee will be required. Find out more at 745-7317 or go to the website at http://www.historicrailpark.com/.
Today through Sunday is the BG Library Book Sale at the Historic L & N Train Depot.  Read the article Book Sale Begins at Depot by the  BG Daily News to find out more.
 
Balloons, Tunes and BBQ goes 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.
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/
From the WBKO Community Events page: Roll for A Cure, Sep 9, 2010 6-8 p.m., The Skate Box on Three Springs Road. Admission is $4 a person and $1 to skate. We are having a Silent Auction and so many things will be up for grabs. Robin 782-1635
 
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. Tonight is the Bowling Green Idol contest! 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.
NEW: This weekend (10-12) is the Holly LS Fest at Beech Bend Raceway. Go to http://www.holley.com/lsfest/ for ticket prices and more information. 
Also Sept. 10 and 11: (From WBKO Community Events) "Yard & Bake Sale Sep 10, 2010 - Sep 11, 2010 Friday September 10, 7 to 1 and Saturday September 11, 7 to 12
Christ the King Catholic Church, 298 Bluegrass Drive, Colonial Manor Subdivision, Scottsville, Kentucky. Pat Pfeiffer (270)622-8030"
 
Saturday, September 11th
Today is the 31W Treasure Hunt Yard sale, starting at 7 a.m. This yard sale continues every day until tomorrow.
Today is the Beech Bend Superstar Final at 2:30 p.m. 781-7634, http://www.beechbend.com
The 2010 Warren County Start! Heart Walk is today at The Medical Center at Bowling Green front lawn. From the WBKO Community Events page: "fun-filled... non competitive." 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 (DaRhonda) 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 Downtown Street Fair for Second Saturday is at 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Fountain Square Park in Bowling Green. There will be horse and carriage riders, inflatables, 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.
From the WBKO Community Events Page "Dress to the Nines on a Dime" benefiting HOTEL INC, Sep 11, 2010 2:00-4:00 pm  
Crossland Community Church, 600 31W Bypass, Bowling Green
Crossland Community Church presents “Dress to the Nines on a Dime”, a fashion show benefitting HOTEL INC’s food bank, Manna Mart...Saturday, September 11th from 2:00-4:00 at Crossland Church located at 600 31W By-pass in Bowling Green. Models, including local celebrities, will walk the runway in affordable fashions priced under $50. Tickets can be purchased at the door or through pre-sales by stopping by Crossland Church, Barbara Stewart Interiors in downtown Bowling Green and HOTEL INC on Boatlanding Road. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children and seniors. Canned goods will also be collected from any attendees wishing to help stock HOTEL INC’s food pantry."  
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. The event opens at 12 noon. Bring a lawn chair for the stage show. Schedule is the hot air balloons "Hare and Hounds" race at 5 p.m., live music from Rhett Atkins and Nick Hoffman 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 at 10 a.m. Call 745-3976 for more information. http://www.wku.edu/agexpocenter.

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.
Monday, September 13th
A free adult computer class for adults, Introduction to Computers and the Internet is held today at 2-3 p.m. at the BG Main Library. Pre-registration is required. Call 781-4882 to pre-register.
BG Main library is also having a Write Sketch Watch program for teens today at 6 p.m. Call 781-4882 for more info.
Thoroughbred Toastmasters,  "a communications and leadership club",  are meeting at 6:00 p.m. at the Greenview Regional Hospital community room. Call Richard Markham at 781-6511 for more information.


Another free computer class for adults, Facebook Intermediate, is held at 6-7 p.m. You must pre-register at 781-4882.


Summer Stroll in Briarwood with BG's city officials. Everyone will meet at 657 Bramblebush Drive at 7 p.m. Call 393-3674 for more information.


Multimedia Orchestra VIP Series is tonight at 7:30. "The Planets" by Gustav Holst. Van Meter Hall. Tickets are required. http://www.OrchestraKentucky.com.


Tuesday, September 14th  
Tai Chi is offered at the Greenwood Mall Health and Wellness Center at 8-9 today. Call 745-0942 to find out more. http://www.mcbg.com.
Limber for Life exercise class is also today at the same location from 9-10. Call 745-0942 to find out more. http://www.mcbg.com.
Also at the Health and Wellness center today is the Diabetes Support group, from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Call 745-0942 to find out more. http://www.mcbg.com.
A free adult computer class is today at the BG Main library, 10-11 a.m. Computing for Seniors. Call to pre-register at 781-4882.

Graham Branch Community library is also having a Write Sketch Watch program for teens today at 3:30 p.m. Call 781-1441 for more info.
The Nashville Songwriter's Association meets at 6 p.m. at the BG Main Library. Bring your CD or MP3 of your music.  Call Tracy Harder for more info. at 996-8555.


Bowling Green Main Library offers "PJ Tales" at 6 p.m. for "families of all ages." Call 781-4882 for more info.


Michael Morgan will give a lecture on "Scottish Heritage and the Presbyterian Church" at 7 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church. All are welcome. 1003 State Street. 781-4707.
 

 Wednesday, September 15th 
The AARP Driver Safety Program is today at 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. at the Medical Center Health and Wellness Center. You must pre-register. Call 745-0942.


The BG Neighborhood Sewing group is making bed caddies today from 10 a.m. -12 p.m. at 3132 Nashville Road. All skill levels are welcome. Some materials and a sewing machine are needed, call Maureen at the Warren Co. Extension Office for this information.
A free adult computer class, Email Basics, is today from 2-3 p.m. at the BG Main Library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

Students of all ages are invited to the After-School Special at the Graham Drive Community Branch library at 3:30. Call 781-1441.

Thursday, September 16
From the WBKO Community Events page: "My Life is an Open Book - The Oak Ridge Boy's Joe Bonsall, Sep 16, 2010 6 pm. Must pre-register to get your free tickets. Call 781-4882.
Christ Episcopal Church (next door to the Main Library).
My Life is an Open Book speaker series at Warren County Public Library continues with The Oak Ridge Boy's Joe Bonsall. Join us at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, September 16, at Christ Episcopal Church (next door to the Main Library)." http://www.warrenpl.org.
Z06 Fest is being held at the Corvette Museum today. 


This is the first day of the Walking Horse Show. It continues through the 18th at the WKU Ag-Expo Center. http://www.wku.edu/agexpocenter/
From the WBKO Community Events page: "Dr. Lillian H. South, Sep 16, 2010 10:30 am Riverview at Hobson Grove, 1100 W. Main in BG Hobson Grove Park. Riverview at Hobson Grove is pleased to present the program "Dr. Lillian South" on Thursday, September 16th at 10:30 am. Call Riverview at 270-843-5565 for more info. $10 each. Reservations are required."
Friday, September 17th

From the WBKO Community Events page: "Warren Co. Community Needs Assessment Sep 17, 2010. 9 am. Boys and Girls Club, 260 Scott Way, Bowling Green, KY 42101.
Community Action of Southern Kentucky, Inc. invites the public to learn more about the Agency’s services for low-income individuals on September 17, 9:00 am at the Boys and Girls Club, 260 Scott Way, Bowling Green, KY 42101. This event will provide an opportunity for local Warren County citizens to suggest services they would like to see offered for low-income families and individuals. For more information, please contact Randy Upchurch, County Coordinator in Warren County at 270-782-4437."


Save the Date for later in September:
The Big Brown Truck Pull will be held on Sept. 18th. Fro the WCVK site:  "Now-9/18 Teams are needed to compete in The Big Brown Truck Pull, a fundraiser for the Special Olympics Athletes of Bowling Green/Warren County. Teams of 15 will pull a UPS 18-wheeler a distance of 12 feet. The team with the fastest time will be the official champs. Competition will be at Circus Square, Bowling Green, Sept. 18. Sponsor a 15 member team or a team member. For more information call 393-3249."
Also coming up on the 18th is the BG Cumberland Presbyterian Church's Kuntry Store. From the WCVK site: "9/18/10 Bowling Green Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 807 Campbell Lane, will have their Kuntry Store, Sept. 18, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Breakfast and lunch will be served. There will also be a silent auction and bake sale. For more information call 781-3295."
AND also on the 18th is the Artworks show, Lost River Fine Arts Fair at Lost River Cave from 10-5.  http://artworksinc.org/2010LRAF.html. Look for all kinds of art being sold there. Call Bill Van Tassel for more information at 270-999-5318 or email evolutionglass@yahoo.com.
The International Festival is going to be held on September 25th, 9-7 at Circus Square Park, 601 State Street.  The theme this year is A World of Traditions. From the website: "Information booth opens 7:30 a.m., Opening/Awards Ceremony 9:30 a.m., Vending begins 9 a.m. Performances begin 9:30 a.m., Festival closes 7 p.m." You can go to the website for a $1.00 off coupon to print out.
Also opening September 25th is the Skeleton's Lair Haunted Woods and Hayride, 270-622-8171.
 More events for September are coming soon.
Save the Date for October:

The Lost River Cave Civil War: Living History Days at October 22-24, 2010. This is a free event.
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 
The clip art at the top and bottom of this  blog  posting is from Microsoft at http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/images/.
City Events 
Sign up for the What's Happening This Week email - it's full of events from the Bowling Green Area Convention and Visitors Bureau.

My sites:
The Nontrad site and blog for students going back to school after a break.
The Moon and the Willow Tree blog
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