Friday, October 22, 2010

Bowling Green Happenings Version 4D October 2010

New - check out the Haunted Happenings in and near Bowling Green during the month of October. Here is that link: Haunted Attractions in the BG, KY area.
October Events - Version D#4
Friday, October 22nd
This is the second day of The Lost River Cave Civil War: Living History Days at Lost River Cave. This is a free event. Make sure to bring earplugs if you go when they will be firing a cannon. Just saying. They have many great photo opportunities there. Here is a photo from a Civil War Dresses booth I saw there in 2008: Civil War Dresses for Sale.
Hobson Grove has JACK-O-LANTERN JUBILEE today. (From their email): "

Riverview at Hobson Grove is pleased to present Jack-o-Lantern Jubilee on Saturday, October 23rd from 12 noon to 2 pm.  Children will be able to create pumpkins and other fall crafts with paper.  For further information, please call Riverview at 843-5565.  $10 each.  Reservations are required.  Riverview is located at 1100 West Main Avenue in Bowling Green's Hobson Grove Park.  Please keep in contact with upcoming events by adding us to your Address Book and by clicking the "Like" button of our Facebook page."
Their website is here: http://www.bgky.org/riverview/.
From the Warren County library Activities and Programs page: "Singer/Actor Rick Springfield will be at the Main Library Saturday, October 23 at 8 p.m. signing copies of his new book Late, Late at Night: a Memoir. Free tickets are available beginning October 1 at all WCPL locations. Books will be available for purchase at the event. Books only will be signed. No memorabilia will be signed. Doors open at 6 p.m. Arrive early to reserve a numbered place in line. Click here for more information."
Chaney's Corn Maze is today from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. $6.00 admission, a free scoop of ice cream for completing the maze. 843-5567. From the Soky Happenings page: Bring flashlight for evening trips.

The Haunted Hall and Barn Maze is open at 7:00 at Octagon Hall, Franklin (6040 Bowling Green Road). $10.00 per person. http://www.franklinky.info/event_detail.php?ID=276. 270-586-9343. http://www.octagonhall.com.
The Skeleton's Lair haunted attraction is open today at dusk and goes until midnight. Admission is $18.00. 622-8171, http://www.skeletonslair.com.
The WKU Volleyball "Dig 4 Pink" event is at 7 tonight. Donations will be accepted for the James Brown Cancer Center. E.A. Diddle Arena, WKU. 745-6048.  
The Massacre Haunted House Attraction is open tonight at the Bowling Green KOA, 7-12. $15. for general admission, plus $3.00 for the Hopper Pass to jump ahead in line. The Haunted Forrest Hydra-Trek Scare Ride with Haunted Lake Excursion is $10.00. Haunted Putt-Putt Golf is $4.00. 843-1919, Jeff 202-3201, Travis 792-1021. http://www.horrorindustriesonline.com.
 The Skeleton's Lair haunted attraction is open today at dusk and goes until midnight. Admission is $18.00. 622-8171, http://www.skeletonslair.com.

Teen Scene for Jr. and Sr. high students is at the Bob Kirby branch library today at 3:30. 782-0252.

Saturday, October 23rd: 
The Massacre Haunted House Attraction is open tonight at the Bowling Green KOA, 7-12. $15. for general admission, plus $3.00 for the Hopper Pass to jump ahead in line. The Haunted Forrest Hydra-Trek Scare Ride with Haunted Lake Excursion is $10.00. Haunted Putt-Putt Golf is $4.00. 843-1919, Jeff 202-3201, Travis 792-1021. http://www.horrorindustriesonline.com. 
Chaney's Corn Maze is today from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. $6.00 admission, a free scoop of ice cream for completing the maze. 843-5567. From the Soky Happenings page: Bring flashlight for evening trips.

The Haunted Hall and Barn Maze is open at 7:00 at Octagon Hall, Franklin (6040 Bowling Green Road). $10.00 per person. Haunted Hall and Barn Maze. 270-586-9343. http://www.octagonhall.com.  
 
 Sunday, October 24th: 
The Lost River Cave Civil War: Living History Days has its last day today at Lost River Cave. This is a free event. Make sure to bring earplugs if you go when they will be firing a cannon. Just saying. They have many great photo opportunities there. Here is a photo from a Civil War Dresses booth I saw there in 2008: Civil War Dresses for Sale.
The Skeleton's Lair haunted attraction is open today at dusk and goes until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $18.00. 622-8171, http://www.skeletonslair.com.
Chaney's Corn Maze is today from 12 noon - 8 p.m. $6.00 admission, a free scoop of ice cream for completing the maze. 843-5567. From the Soky Happenings page: Bring flashlight for evening trips.
More events coming soon.
Save the dates for October, November, and December:
October 27th: At  the Hobson House: "Perfect Sentimental Gifts…Silhouettes - Cut free hand in minutes - By nationally known artist Tim Arnold, The Silhouette Man. Start a tradition in your family. Silhouettes make  treasured keepsakes and priceless heirlooms. Tim is recommended by the Smithsonian and is considered to be America’s best silhouettist. He is famous for his accuracy and beautiful interior detailing. In 1990 Tim had the honor of doing former President Bush’s grandchildren. Cutting freehand with ordinary scissors, in 5 minutes or less Tim transforms black paper into timeless profile portraits. Kids do not have to sit still and it doesn’t matter how they are dressed. All ages are welcome, pets too. A facing pair of silhouettes (2 of the same person) .…………...$40. Additional copies cut at the same time (the same person)…... $10. 1 Day Only! 
Wednesday, October 27, 10am until 5pm. Call (270) 843-5565 for an appointment. Limited Times Available"
From the Warren County Public Library events page: Click here for details and watch for information on our next Open Book speaker, John Thorndike on November 4 and Tori Murden McClure on November 18
December 11th and 18th: Chaney's Dairy Barn is having a Breakfast with Santa event from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. both days. It is a reservation-only event. You can call to reserve a spot starting on November 1st. (From the website: "Reservations will guarantee a seat, but not where you will sit").
 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.
Send me your events! Thanks.
 -Betsyanne 
The cute haunted bat drawing is from the Clkr art site at http://www.clker.com/



A big thanks to these great sites:
The Official Tourism Site - Visit Bowling Green, KY
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 My Kentucky Events site
The District Events Page
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.

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