Saturday, October 30, 2010

What's happening in Bowling Green, Kentucky - October 2010 #F

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.
Lost River Cave is open 10-4 for tours, and their shop is open 9-5.


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

This  is Homecoming Weekend for WKU
To see more homecoming events for November, go here: WKU News Homecoming events page.

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.

Today at 4:00 in the square, will be a Thriller Dance! Everyone is welcome. Dress up!


From the WCVK Community Happenings page: "10/30/10 Trunk or Treat at Bethany Baptist Church, Alvaton, will be Oct. 30, 5:30-8:30 p.m. There will be safe, fun activities for the entire family including hot dogs, chili, caramel apples, inflatables, games, and other fun activities. For more information call 792-8334.

Also: 10/30/10 Crosspoint Church, 1333 Magnolia St., Bowling Green, will have Trunk ’N Treat Fall Festival Oct. 30, 3-6 p.m. There will be game booths, candy, inflatables, and prizes free for all ages. Wear your costumes. For more information call 991-8716. "

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.
 From the WKU site: "3 p.m.  NEXT STAGE SERIES: Autumn Dance. Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theatre. Admission is $6. Contact Theatre and Dance, 745-5845."
 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.

Monday, November 1st
From the WKU site: "7 p.m. PANEL DISCUSSION on First Amendment issues, featuring First Amendment attorney John Fleischaker, Dr. Patti Minter (legal historian), Mac McKerral (journalism professor) and student activists Dora James and Micah Bennett. Mass Media and Technology Hall Auditorium. Contact Patti Minter, 745-5098."

Tuesday, November 2nd
 From the WKU site: 

Wednesday, November 3rd
From the WKU site:  "7:30 p.m.  RECITAL: Trombone Ensemble. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Free admission. Contact Music Department, 745-3751."

Thursday, November 4th
 From the WKU site:  "3:30 p.m.  AFRICAN AMERICAN LECTURE SERIES: Lured Away: Black Southerners Quest for Land Ownership by Dr. Selena Sanderfer. Garrett Conference Center, room 103. Contact Lloren Foster, 745-2715."
From the WCVK Community Events page: "11/4/10 First Christian Church, 1106 State Street, Bowling Green, will have its Annual Holiday Bazaar Nov. 4, 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Items include baked and canned goods, handicrafts, candies, Grandma's Treasure Room, a quilt raffle and more. Lunch served 11 a.m.-2 p.m for $6 with carryout available. For more information call 843-3191."
From the Warren County Public Library events page: Click here for details and watch for information on the Open Book speaker, John Thorndike, who speaks today.
 

Friday, November 5th
From the WKU site:  "6 p.m.  TOSSIN’ 4 A CURE, cornhole tournament to benefit Susan G. Komen Foundation. L.D. Brown Agricultural Exposition Center. Contact the Center, 745-3976."
"7 p.m.  PHILOSOPHY & RELIGION FILM SERIES: V for Vendetta. Garrett Conference Center, room 109. Contact Philosophy & Religion, 745-3136.
7:30 p.m. RECITAL: Travis Lowe, vocal. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Free admission. Contact Music Department, 745-3751.
8 p.m. ORCHESTRA KENTUCKY RETRO SERIES: Rock ‘n Roll Heaven. Van Meter Auditorium. Contact Orchestra Kentucky, 846-2426."

Saturday, November 6th
From the WCVK Community Events page: "11/6/10 Holiday Bazaar at Faith United Methodist Church, 600 Veterans Memorial Lane, Bowling Green, will be Nov. 6, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Breakfast will be served from 7-10 a.m., Lunch from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Booths include Bama’s Treasure Shop, Book Room, Sweet Shop, Farmers’ Market, Craft Store, and Ye Olde Quilt, Needlework and Toy Show. For more information call 843-8430."
Save the dates for November, and December:
From the Warren County Public Library events page: Click here for details and watch for information on the Open Book speaker, Tori Murden McClure who speaks 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").
November 13th will be the Old Fashioned Christmas Walk at the Christ United Methodist Church at 716 Cave Mill Road.
11-9, BGHS has their 11th annual International Night.
11-18 Hobson Grove will have a Gingerbread House Tea.
11-30, they will have a Christmas Card Workshop.
 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
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