Tuesday, October 5, 2010

October Happenings in and around Bowling Green, Kentucky - Posting B - October, 2010

Fruit of the Loom headquarters building in Bow...  Featuring: Cheap, Free, or just Fun things going on in and around Bowling Green, Kentucky for October, 2010. Version B.


The above photo image is from Wikipedia. It is of the Fruit of the Loom Headquarters here in Bowling Green, Kentucky. 
This blog features free and cheap stuff to do in the area - some are free, some are just fun, cool, or neat.
 
Important: always check each event before going to it in case of a typo was made or a correction is needed. Thanks ahead of time.
Things happening this month: Chaney's Corn Maze (open during regular business hours through the month, Mon.-Sat. 11 a.. - 8 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.), and the Jackson's Orchard pumpkin festival.
Also: Bustin' Out - this event by the American Cancer Society is to increase awareness and help try to find a cure for Breast Cancer. People are encouraged to bring a bra (new or gently used), with a $5.00 donation, to these drop off points: WK Diagnostic Imaging, the American Cancer Society, or Service One Credit Union by October 11th or sooner. More details follow about the event (like the Bra-Morial unveiling on October 12th and the Club at Olde Stone event later in the month.
Tuesday October 5th
The Shrine Circus is in town today 4 and 7 p.m. at the L.D. Brown Ag Expo Center. Check http://visitbgky.com/ for details.
The WKU Planetarium show, The New Mars, is on tonight at 7 p.m. It is first come, first served. See http://visitbgky.com/ for details or go to the WKU page at http://www.physics.wku.edu/planetarium.
Chaney's Corn Maze is today and all month through the 31st. Today it is 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Chaney's says to bring a flashlight if you come in the evening.  Admission is $6.00. 843-5567, http://www.chaneysdairybarn.com. Check out their special Corn Maze page too, it tells how to get a free ice cream cone: http://www.chaneysdairybarn.com/cornmaze2010.html.
Wednesday, October 6th
 The Shrine Circus is here again today at 4 and 7. Check http://visitbgky.com/ for details.
From the WKU site: "Guest Guitarist - Roy Vogt - FREE
Location: Ivan Wilson Center-Fine Arts - FAC 0189
Time: 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Contact: Deloris Trammel Deloris.Trammel@wku.edu"
From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "10/6/10 Houchens Markets will donate a percentage of their sales to the American Cancer Society on Oct. 6. For details call 1-800-ACS-2345."
Chaney's Corn Maze is today. Check the link and the top of this blog for details.
Thursday, October 7th
From the WCVK Community Happenings page: "10/7/10 Riverview at Hobson Grove, 1100 West Main St., Bowling Green, presents “Inventions of the Victorian Period” Oct. 7, 12 noon. Nancy Baird, retired Kentucky History Specialist at WKU Kentucky Library, will discuss inventions of the Victorian period and how they influenced daily life. Cost for the luncheon is $15 and reservations are required. For more information call 843-5565." Their website is here: http://www.bgky.org/riverview.
Chaney's Corn Maze is today. Check the link and the top of this blog for details.
A free computer class, Facebook for Seniors, will be at the Bob Kirby branch of the WC Public Library today at 6-7 p.m. You must pre-register for this class. Call 782-0252 to register. http://www.warrenpl.org.
Friday, October 8th
Death of a Salesman plays at PTK tonight at 8-9 at the Phoenix Theater. Check http://visitbgky.com/ for details. Here is more from the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "10/8-10/24 Public Theatre of Kentucky, 545 Morris Alley, Bowling Green, presents Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman Oct. 8-24, Thursdays 7 p.m., Fridays & Saturdays 8 p.m., and Sundays 3 p.m. Tickets are $13 adults, $10 students & seniors, $8 children under 12. For reservations or more information call 781-6233."
The Warren County Health Center has a free Diabetes Self-Management class today at the Warren County Health Department. You must pre-register by calling 877-641-5822, extension 119.
Chaney's Corn Maze is today. Check the link and the top of this blog for details.
Saturday, October 9th
Today is the Soapbox Derby Rally Race at Phil Moore Park. Check http://visitbgky.com/ for more details.
Also the Second Saturday Downtown Street Fair is today at Fountain Square Park, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fountain Square Park is located in downtown Bowling Green, Kentucky.  Inflatables, shops, booths, games, carriage rides, artists, sidewalk sales, and more will be there. See http://visitbgky.com/ for more information or call 843-6103.
NAMI will hold an 25th Anniversary Celebration at the ALIVE Center, 1818 31-W today at 2 p.m. http://www.nami.org or call 842-5687 or 776-2584. They will have speakers, refreshments, a balloon release, and a candle lighting.
  A Reining Horse Show will be at the AG-Expo center today starting at 8 a.m. Call 745-3976 for more information. "October Thriller I and II".
A Yard Sale for A Voice for Animals is taking place today from 8-2 at 1435 Campbell Lane between Fishey Business and Aldi's. Call Danita Reese at 563-4727 to donate items.
A Firehouse Festival will be from 5-7 tonight at Gary Farms Road, Bowling Green (the Home Depot parking lot).  From the BG, KY Official Municipal website: "Firehouse Festival - The Bowling Green Fire Department hosts a Firehouse Festival in the Home Depot parking lot every October to commemorate National Fire Prevention Week. There are plenty of equipment demonstrations and fire safety education materials. You’ll meet Sparky the Fire Dog and Howard the Hydrant, plus you’ll see performances by the firefighter clowns, get an up close look at all the fire trucks and much more. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, October 9, 2010 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m."
The new Farmer's Market store at 5199 Nashville Road is having a Grand Opening today from 8-4. They are giving away a John Deer Gator GS at 4 p.m. too. 842-6171. http://www.thefarmersmarketbg.com.
Death of a Salesman plays again (PTK) at the Phoenix Theater 8-9 p.m. http://visitbgky.com/ or go here: http://www.ptkbg.org.
A Christmas table runner workshop is today at the Kentucky Museum from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. It costs $15.00 and you must pre-register. Call 781-2131. Their site: http://www.wku.edu/library/kylm.
The Soap Box Derby Race is today and tomorrow at 9 a.m. at Phil Moore Park. Call 791-3753 for more information. Their site is at http://www.aasbd.com.
Jackson's Orchard has their free Pumpkin Festival today from 8 am. to 6 p.m. 781-5303, http://www.jacksonsorchard.com. There will be many activities there. From their website: "The month of October brings lots of excitement to the Orchard. With Halloween approaching, the color is Orange! You’ll find family fun every weekend for the five weekends before Halloween. That means Wagon Rides to the Pumpkin Patch, Pick-Your-Own Pumpkins, The Corn Maze, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Straw Castle, Face Painting, The Goat Ranch, and The Cider Slider, our Children’s Slide. Not to mention all the Great Food including the Jackson's Orchard Hot Dog Cart! Did we mention Caramel Apples?"
Chaney's Corn Maze is today. Check the link and the top of this blog for details.
Sunday, October 10th
October 10th (from the WCVK Community Happenings Page) "10/10/10 Second Sunday, a statewide campaign to promote healthy lifestyles and improve Kentucky’s health status, will be at Jackson’s Orchard, Bowling Green, Oct. 10, 1-3 p.m. There will be goody bags for the first 250 people, interactive booths, family activities, and door prizes. For more information call Warren County Extension Office, 842-1681."
A Case for Dignity will collect bags today at Covington Woods Park from 2-5 p.m. Bring your suitcases, duffel bags, and backpacks here for foster kids so they can pack up and move with them instead of using garbage bags. They also need items like hairbrushes, toothpaste and toothbrushes, tampons, pads, colored pencils, puzzle books, coloring books, small stuffed animals, crayons, small, quiet busy toys, journals, pens, small Bibles, and more. Want to help? You can call 843-1760 or go to http://www.acasefordignity.com.
Death of a Salesman plays again (PTK) at the Phoenix Theater at 3 p.m. http://visitbgky.com/ or go here: http://www.ptkbg.org.
A Reining Horse Show will be at the AG-Expo center today starting at 8 a.m. Call 745-3976 for more information. "October Thriller I and II". 
Rainbow Equine Visitor's Tour is today from 1-4 p.m. 11125 Kentucky Highway 185, Bowling Green. 270-777-3164 or see more at the site: http://www.RainHillRescue.com.
 They also have their free Pumpkin Festival today at Jackson's Orchard from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. 781-5303, http://www.jacksonsorchard.com. There will be many activities there. From their website: "The month of October brings lots of excitement to the Orchard. With Halloween approaching, the color is Orange! You’ll find family fun every weekend for the five weekends before Halloween. That means Wagon Rides to the Pumpkin Patch, Pick-Your-Own Pumpkins, The Corn Maze, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Straw Castle, Face Painting, The Goat Ranch, and The Cider Slider, our Children’s Slide. Not to mention all the Great Food including the Jackson's Orchard Hot Dog Cart! Did we mention Caramel Apples?"
The Soap Box Derby Race is today at Phil Moore Park. Call 791-3753 for more information. Their site is at http://www.aasbd.com.
A Control Line Speed contest (for model planes) will be at Stahl Field today starting at 9 a.m. This is an event run by the Southern Kentucky Model Aero Club. Call 270-404-6846 for more information and check out the Bowling Green Daily News article about it here: Daily News Article.
Chaney's Corn Maze is today. Check the link and the top of this blog for details. 
Monday, October 11th
 From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "10/11/10 Sheriff 'Peanuts' Gaines will host the Annual Charity Golf Scramble to benefit Ky. Sheriffs’ Boys & Girls Ranch Oct. 11, shotgun start 11 a.m. Entry fee is $150 per person and includes green fees, carts, complimentary food & drinks, and gift. Proceeds after expenses go to help needy children in Kentucky. To register call 842-1633."
Thoroughbred Toastmasters public speaking group meets today at 6 p.m. at the Greenview Hospital community room. Call Richard Markham for more info. at 781-6511.
A free adult computer class, Beginning your Resume, is today at 6-7 p.m. at the BG Main Library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.
A Voice for Animals group meets at 7 p.m. at the ALIVE Center. See http://www.foranimals.petfinder.org or call 783-9195.
Chaney's Corn Maze is today. Check the link and the top of this blog for details.
Tuesday, October 12th
October 12th: From the WKU site:  "Life is Dreaming - Vocal performance by Michael Kallstrom - FREE
Location: Ivan Wilson Center-Fine Arts - FAC 0189
Time: 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Contact: Deloris Trammel Deloris.Trammel@wku.edu"
The Bustin' Out Bra-Morial unveiling is today in front of the Western Kentucky Diagnostic Imaging office on Scottsville Road at 11:00 a.m. to call attention to a cure for Breast Cancer by the American Center Society.
 Domestic Violence Awareness Event - Love the Way You Lie is today at 7 p.m. at the Mass Media Auditorium on Western's campus. "It will be an evening featuring guest speakers, interpretative dance and a bystander pledge. Come out to heighten awareness about domestic violence and see how YOU can make a difference in YOUR community!" This event is sponsored by the ALIVE Center. Here is a link to their Facebook page.
A free adult computer class, Microsoft Excel Basics, is today at 9 - 10:30 a.m. at the BG Main Library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882. Their site: http://www.warrenpl.org.
The NSAI (Nashville Songwriter's Association) meets at 6 p.m. at the BG Main Library. Bring a song on a CD or MP3. Call Tracy Harder for more info. at 996-8555.
Another free adult computer class, Ebay for Beginners, meets at 7 p.m. at the Bob Kirby Branch library. You must pre-register by calling 782-0252. The class will use MacBook laptops.
Chaney's Corn Maze is today. Check the link and the top of this blog for details.
Wednesday, October 13th
October 13th: From the WKU site: "Guest Percussion Recital - Brian Zator - FREE
Location: Ivan Wilson Center-Fine Arts - FAC 0189
Time: 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Contact: Deloris Trammel Deloris.Trammel@wku.edu"
The Taste of Home Cooking School event is today at 5 p.m. Tickets are $10.00 at the BG Area Convention and Visitors Bureau on 3 Springs Road. They are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Vendor booths at the event open at 5 p.m., and Cooking School opens at 7 p.m.
A free adult computer class, Introduction to Genealogy Resources, will be held 6-7 p.m. at the BG Main Library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882. http://www.warrenpl.org.
The Warren County Health Department will have a flu shot clinic today from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Call them at 781-2490, extension 225 for an appointment.
Chaney's Corn Maze is today. Check the link and the top of this blog for details.
Thursday, October 14th
 Chaney's Corn Maze is today. Check the link and the top of this blog for details.
A free adult computer class, Introduction to Genealogy Resources, will be held 9-11 a.m. at the BG Main Library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882. http://www.warrenpl.org.
A Fall Fashion, Food and Frills Festival at the Club at Olde Stone is today. Admission is free. Local vendors will be there. Lunch and Dinner reservations are required if you wish to go to these. For more information call 745-1755. You can find out more about Olde Stone here: http://www.olde-stone.com.
The Lost River Cave and Valley receives a Ribbon Cutting from the BG Area Chamber of Commerce today at 10-10:30 a.m. for their "Preserve America Historic Markers" project.
Kentucky Live! Author Discussion is at Barnes and Noble at 7 p.m. Kenny and Beverly Mattingly will talk about Kenny's Farmhouse Cheese and how they make it.  Call for more information at 746-9779.
Friday, October 15th
October 15th: The Bowling Green Gallery Hop is back on October 15th from 5-8 p.m. and Dec. 3rd. Many different artists and studios are open to check out for free. You can download a brochure here: http://www.wku.edu/library/kylm/events/galleryhop.html and also http://www.bggalleryhop.com.
AARP meets today from 11:30 - 1:00 p.m. at First Christian Church, 1106 State Street. Call for info. 84-2832. The speaker today will be Ray Lackey talking about Operation Pride Programs. Today is a bake sale and silent auction too.
The play Peter and the Wolf is today at WKU's Gordon Wilson Lab Theater at 4 p.m. Call 745-3121 for details. Tickets are required. 
Here is more information from their website: "Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theatre. Fridays at 4:00 pm, Saturdays at 1:00 & 3:00 pm, Sundays at 3:00 pm. Adults- $3.00, 12 and under - $2.00 Seating is NOT reserved. Doors open 1/2 hour before the beginning of each show. Please call ahead if you are bringing a group of 15 or more.  Call 270-745-5845 for more information. Peter n’ the Wolf  By William-Alan Landes. Who's afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?  Not Peter!  Well, maybe just a little.  Join Peter and his animal friends as they discover true courage and learn about responsibility in William-Alan Landes' retelling of this classic Russian folktale. Full of music, Russian culture, and, of course, humor, this delightful adventure is suitable for all ages. OCTOBER 15−17, 2010"
Director:  Stephen G. Tabor.
 WKU is holding a Hilltopper Hysteria event today at E.A. Diddle Arena at 7-9 p.m. Free admission. This is the tipoff event for the men's and women's Basketball season. Autograph session, games, prizes, a dunk contest and more will be featured.  Call 1-800-5 BIG RED for more details or go to this website: Hilltopper Hysteria event.
Chaney's Corn Maze is today. Check the link and the top of this blog for details.
Also October 15th: From the WKU site: "Symphonic Band Concert
Location: Van Meter Hall - VMH 0108
Time: 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Contact: Gary Schallert gary.schallert@wku.edu
Description: General Admission $5"
Saturday, October 16th
 Chaney's Corn Maze is today. Check the link and the top of this blog for details.
Jackson's Orchard has their free Pumpkin Festival today from 8 am. to 6 p.m. 781-5303, http://www.jacksonsorchard.com. There will be many activities there. From their website: "The month of October brings lots of excitement to the Orchard. With Halloween approaching, the color is Orange! You’ll find family fun every weekend for the five weekends before Halloween. That means Wagon Rides to the Pumpkin Patch, Pick-Your-Own Pumpkins, The Corn Maze, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Straw Castle, Face Painting, The Goat Ranch, and The Cider Slider, our Children’s Slide. Not to mention all the Great Food including the Jackson's Orchard Hot Dog Cart! Did we mention Caramel Apples?"
  From the WCVK Community Happenings page: "10/16/10 The Mane Event will be at WKU Ag Expo Center, Bowling Green, Oct. 16, 10 a.m. This Equine education event Proceeds from this equine education event will benefit the students of New Beginnings Therapeutic Riding. Admission is $10 per person, children under 6 free. For more information call 782-6496.
10/16/10 Cruisin’ for a Cure at Rockfield Elem. School co-sponsored by Clear Fork Baptist Church will be Oct. 16, 1 a.m.-1 p.m. First car entry is $10, second vehicle $5. General admission is $2. All proceeds go to Relay For Life. For more information call 535-2300."
Lifeskills Run for Autism is today. Check it out at http://www.Autismrun.orgFrom their website: Saturday, October 16th, 2010 "6:30 am Check-in & Race Day Registration, 7:55 am 4 mile Wheelchair Start, 8:00 am 4 mile Run Start, 9:00 am 1-Mile Family Walk, 9:15 am Family Entertainment (TBA), 10:00 am Awards Ceremony". Find out more at the website here: http://www.autismrun.org/. Or call 784-2304. This event starts and finishes at the downtown BG Ballpark.
Outdoor Movie Night takes place at 6-9 p.m. in the Nutwood Area (1254 Nutwood). It is part of Celebrate Safe Communities Events. For more information, call 494-3674. You can see all of these events here: BG Celebrates Safe Communities in October.
Chaney's Corn Maze is today. Check the link and the top of this blog for details.
The American Red Cross food drive is today. Drop off your donations at 8-4 at Walmart on Campbell Lane. 781-7377. Shopping lists will be provided on site. "Stock the Red Cross pantry for the holidays".
Today is also Diva Day at Briarwood elementary from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. This is for all ages of mothers and daughters and is a free event. Learn self-defense, work on body issues, get door prizes, lots more. Check the WUHU site Diva Day page for more information (and scroll down to enter to win a necklace). Bring an item for BRASS and enter a prize drawing too.
The Foundry Unity Street Fair is today from 12 p.. - 3 p.m. at 531 East 11th Avenue.
Celebrate Safe Communities. Call 393-3674 for more information. You can also see all the October events at the BG Safe Communities page here: BG Safe Community Events in October.
 The play Peter and the Wolf is today at WKU's Gordon Wilson Lab Theater at 1 and 3 p.m. Call 745-3121 for details. Tickets are required. 
Here is more information from their website: "Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theatre. Fridays at 4:00 pm, Saturdays at 1:00 & 3:00 pm, Sundays at 3:00 pm. Adults- $3.00, 12 and under - $2.00 Seating is NOT reserved. Doors open 1/2 hour before the beginning of each show. Please call ahead if you are bringing a group of 15 or more.  Call 270-745-5845 for more information. Peter n’ the Wolf  By William-Alan Landes. Who's afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?  Not Peter!  Well, maybe just a little.  Join Peter and his animal friends as they discover true courage and learn about responsibility in William-Alan Landes' retelling of this classic Russian folktale. Full of music, Russian culture, and, of course, humor, this delightful adventure is suitable for all ages. OCTOBER 15−17, 2010"
Director:  Stephen G. Tabor.
 The RevFest Battle of the Bands benefiting the Henry F. Moss Middle School Music Program takes place at 5 p.m. at the WKU Collonade on Western's campus. Call 745-5350 or go to http://www.revolution.fm/revfest for more information. 
Also, there will be BelleWoodstock today at 6 p.m. This event is $3.00 per person. "An Extravaganza of Music and Song." This will be held at the Capital Arts Center. Call 796-2012 for tickets or you can also purchase them at the door. Many bands will be competing. This event benefits Bellewood Home for Children. Check this out at http://www.bellewood.org/music.
Sunday, October 17th
October 17th: From the WKU site: "Autumn Collage - Music Dept. Faculty/Friends
Location: Ivan Wilson Center-Fine Arts - FAC 0189
Time: 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Contact: Deloris Trammel Deloris.Trammel@wku.edu
Description: Admission: Adults $10 and Students $5"
See more WKU concert events here at the WKU site.
Chaney's Corn Maze is today. Check the link and the top of this blog for details.
Jackson's Orchard has their free Pumpkin Festival today from 1 pm. to 6 p.m. 781-5303, http://www.jacksonsorchard.com. There will be many activities there. From their website: "The month of October brings lots of excitement to the Orchard. With Halloween approaching, the color is Orange! You’ll find family fun every weekend for the five weekends before Halloween. That means Wagon Rides to the Pumpkin Patch, Pick-Your-Own Pumpkins, The Corn Maze, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Straw Castle, Face Painting, The Goat Ranch, and The Cider Slider, our Children’s Slide. Not to mention all the Great Food including the Jackson's Orchard Hot Dog Cart! Did we mention Caramel Apples?"
The Southern Kentucky Team Penning event is today at the WKU Ag Expo Center starting at 10:30 a.m. Call 745-3976 for more info.
The play Peter and the Wolf is today at WKU's Gordon Wilson Lab Theater at 3 p.m. Call 745-3121 for details. Tickets are required. 
Here is more information from their website: "Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theatre. Fridays at 4:00 pm, Saturdays at 1:00 & 3:00 pm, Sundays at 3:00 pm. Adults- $3.00, 12 and under - $2.00 Seating is NOT reserved. Doors open 1/2 hour before the beginning of each show. Please call ahead if you are bringing a group of 15 or more.  Call 270-745-5845 for more information. Peter n’ the Wolf  By William-Alan Landes. Who's afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?  Not Peter!  Well, maybe just a little.  Join Peter and his animal friends as they discover true courage and learn about responsibility in William-Alan Landes' retelling of this classic Russian folktale. Full of music, Russian culture, and, of course, humor, this delightful adventure is suitable for all ages. OCTOBER 15−17, 2010"
Director:  Stephen G. Tabor.
 The Cedar Ridge Neighborhood Block Party is today. Here are the details from the Bowling Green Celebrates Safe Communities page: "Cedar Ridge Area Neighborhood Block Party Oct. 17, 1-3 p.m. Marylan at Cedar Ridge Road." Call 393-3674 for more information.
Patti Starr, author of Ghosthunting Kentucky, will sign copies of her book at Barnes and Noble today at 2 p.m. Call 746-9779 for more info.
Also: More Save the Dates for October: 

More Bowling Green Safe Communities events are happening later in October. Here they are, from the Bowling Green Safe Communities Events page:
"Northern Heights-Parker Bennett Chili Supper Oct. 18, 6:30 p.m. Parker Bennett Community Center
Upper East Main Historic District CSC Event, Oct. 24, 5:00 p.m. Pagoda at Reservoir Hill Park
South Meade (Apartment Section) Block Party Tailgating Oct. 30, 5- 9: 30 p.m. Dead end of Lynnwood,

Briarwood's Pumpkin Alley & Outdoor movie: Halloween, Oct. 31, 5-8 p.m. 816 Mooreland Drive."
From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "10/19/10 October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Barren River Area Safe Space Domestic Violence shelter “Speak My Name” Candlelight Vigil is held each year to remember and honor those who have lost their lives due to domestic violence and celebrate the strength of those who have survived. This year’s event is at First Christian Church, State Street, Bowling Green, Oct. 19, 6 p.m. For more information call 781-9334 or go to www.barrenriverareasafespace.com. "
October 21st
John Carter Cash will be in Bowling Green on October 21st as part of the library's My Life is an Open Book series. Free tickets to this are available at the Main library and also at the Kirby branch. Call 270-781-4881 or go to the library site at http://www.warrenpl.org or the My Bowling Green Kentucky Events page to find out more.
October 23rd and 24th, Jackson's Orchard will have the last weekend of their Pumpkin Festival. From the site: "The month of October brings lots of excitement to the Orchard. With Halloween approaching, the color is Orange! You’ll find family fun every weekend for the five weekends before Halloween. That means Wagon Rides to the Pumpkin Patch, Pick-Your-Own Pumpkins, The Corn Maze, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Straw Castle, Face Painting, The Goat Ranch, and The Cider Slider, our Children’s Slide. Not to mention all the Great Food including the Jackson's Orchard Hot Dog Cart! Did we mention Caramel Apples?" 781-5303, http://www.jacksonsorchard.com.
The Lost River Cave Civil War: Living History Days is back October 22-24, 2010 at Lost River Cave and Valley. 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.
Important: always check each event before going to it in case of a typo or a correction is needed.  Check the date too.
I type these up really fast, but try to get it all right each time. Also: Send me your events! Thanks.
Other events to know about:
From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "10/10-10/19 A Case for Dignity, an organization started by a Bowling Green 6th grader, is collecting bags, suitcases, and backpacks for children entering foster care to pack their belongings in. Currently kids are asked to pack their things in trash bags. Drop off bags at Covington Woods Park, Bowling Green, Oct. 10, 2-5 p.m., and at Campbell Lane Chick-Fil-A Oct. 19, 5:30-8:30 p.m. For more information call 996-7150 or visit www.acasefordignity.com. "
Bustin' Out - this event by the American Cancer Society is to increase awareness and help try to find a cure for Breast Cancer. People are encouraged to bring a bra (new or gently used), with a $5.00 donation, to these drop off points: WK Diagnostic Imaging, the American Cancer Society, or Service One Credit Union. Then On October 19th at the Club at Olde Stone, 20 crafters and artists will have decorated bras on sale along with baskets and other prizes. Tickets will be $25.00 for that event, and you can buy them at the American Cancer Society office at 952 Fairview. Reservations are required.
 
-Betsyanne 


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.

My sites:
The Nontrad site and blog for students going back to school after a break.
The Moon and the Willow Tree blog
Betsy's CGC, Bowling Green, Kentucky
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