Tuesday, October 26, 2010

October Happenings in and around Bowling Green, Kentucky Posting #E



This month: Chaney's Corn Maze Monday - Saturday 11 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sunday 12-7. 843-5567. http://www.chaneysdairybarn.com.
Jackson's Orchard is open Monday - Saturday 8-6, Sunday 1-6.


See Haunted Attractions in the area too and add your favorites.

Tuesday, October 26
Goblin Fest at the Historic RailPark & Train Museum - reservations required. 745-7317. Crafts, stories, dressing up in costumes. 5:00, 5:45, and 6:30 p.m. Find out more: Daily News Article. 
Also: http://www.warrenpl.org.
Free adult computer class (must pre-register) at BG Main Library, Explore Gadgets. 6-7 p.m. Call to pre-register 781-4882. 


Wednesday, October 27
Free adult computer class: Job Hunting Online. Must pre-register. 2-3 p.m. at the BG Main Library. Call 781-4882 to register.

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"

Thursday, October 28
Free adult computer class: Computing for Seniors. 10-11 a.m. Must pre-register. Call 781-4882 to pre-register. BG Main Library.

Chili and Cheese Luncheon at First Christian Church, 1106 State Street, BG, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. will benefit Jr. Achievement. $5.00. Wendy's chili, grilled cheese, dessert, Pepsi. http://www.jaforkids.com.

Free adult computer class at BG Main Library: Introduction to Computers and the Internet. 6-7 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 781-4882.

The WKU Homecoming parade and concert is today.  It starts at 5:00 on campus, ends FSP, 745-2459, http://www.wku.edu. The concert is Josh Turner, EA Diddle Arena 7 p.m. 745-2459.

Friday, October 29
Autumn Dance Project by WKU Dance Students 8 p.m., Gordon Wilson Hall, WKU. $6.00. 745-3121.


Saturday, October 30

Scare on the Square is today at 4 p.m. at Fountain Square, downtown Bowling Green. Carriage Rides, a Thriller Dance, Trick or Treating. 843-6103.

Kentucky High School Rodeo is happening at WKU Ag Expo Center. http://kyhsra.com/. From the Facebook page: "This Saturday and Sunday (October 30th & 31st) is the Kentucky High School Rodeo. Performances will be Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults (ages 14 & up), $4 for kids (ages 6-13) and kids 5 and under are free." The Facebook page is here: Facebook page.

F.O.P. Scare Skate at the Skatebox, 5-7 p.m. Ages 14 and under free. Prizes, costume contest, candy. 843-3394.

Autumn Dance Project by WKU Dance Students 8 p.m., Gordon Wilson Hall, WKU. $6.00. 745-3121.

WKU Homecoming game is today. 2:00 p.m., costume contest at halftime. WKU vs. University of North Texas. Smith Stadium. http://www.wkusports.com.
National Corvette Museum Monster Mash is 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. Free festivities, games, arts and crafts, more. See the Monster Mash page for more info. 781-7973.
 
Goblin Asphalt Soap Box Derby Rally Race Phil Moore Park. Find out more: 791-3753. http://www.aasbd.org. (today and tomorrow)

SOKY Chess League Halloween Chess Bash. Everyone welcome. Chess tournament for adults and children. Pumpkin carving contest, costume contest, $5.00 per person. Faculty House at WKU, 393-2071. http://wwwhilltopperchess.net.

Sunday, October 31st
Kentucky High School Rodeo is happening at WKU Ag Expo Center. http://kyhsra.com/. From the Facebook page: "This Saturday and Sunday (October 30th & 31st) is the Kentucky High School Rodeo. Performances will be Sunday at 2 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults (ages 14 & up), $4 for kids (ages 6-13) and kids 5 and under are free." The Facebook page is here: Facebook page.
 
Concert: A Chopin Celebration. (free) WKU Van Meter Hall, 3 p.m. Sylvia Kersenbaum. 745-3751. http://www.wku.edu/pcal.
 
Briarwood Safe Communities event, Pumpkin Alley and Outdoor Movie. 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. 816 Mooreland Drive.393-3674. More info is here.
 
Goblin Asphalt Soap Box Derby Rally Race Phil Moore Park. Find out more: 791-3753. http://www.aasbd.org.

Trick or Treat at Flealand is today too, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 843-1978, http://www.flealand.com.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show plays at the Capital Arts Center today at 8 p.m. 782-2787, wkucab@wku.edu.
 
Christ United Methodist Church at 716 Cave Mill Road has a Trunk or Treat event today 5:30 - 8 p.m. Free event for the community will have food, hayrides, movies, candy, entertainment and more. 842-4343.

Save the dates for November, and December:
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.

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
Get an inexpensive web page or blog, lessons on software and how to use your computer, ESL (English as a Second Language) English and writing lessons, artist cards, graphic design, logo and form design, and more.
Betsy's CGC, Bowling Green, Kentucky
From the WCVK site: "Save money on transportation costs every day with GO bg transit! GO bg transit provides 5 fixed routes, two Saturday Shopping Shuttles, and numerous other shuttles to serve Bowling Green. Purchase a GO Pass and ride for $1 a trip. Students Passes are $40 per semester for unlimited rides. For more information visit www.casoky.org/transportation or call 782-3162, ext. 238.

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