Sunday, November 7, 2010

November Events this week in and around Bowling Green, Kentucky - Version B

These are some selected events in and around the area. Look for more by clicking the links on this site.
This photo of reading the newspaper in Fountain Square Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky is by Joe Shlabotnik/Peter Dutton on Flickr. Joe is from Manorville, Long Island. His profile page is here:
November Happenings for the BG, KY area.
And from the SoKy Happenings site: "Holiday Greeting Cards 8:00AM - 5:00PM Will be available this Month for people to write messages for our troops-The cards will be sent overseas in late November/National Corvette Museum 781-7973."
Monday, November 8th
A Free Computer class called Intermediate Computers and the Internet is today at 6-7 p.m. at the BG Main Library. You must pre-register by calling 781-4882. 
A free concert at WKU Fine Arts Center (FAC) is tonight at 7:30 p.m.. It is the Quaternity in Recital Trombone Quartet. Call 745-3751 for more information.
Tuesday, November 9th
BG Parks and Rec. is having a PBCC Winter Trip, Skating and Golf today at the Parker Bennett Community Center. It is $10.00 per person. Find out more by calling 393-3249.
Also, PJ Tales is today at 6 p.m. at the BG Main Branch library. Families of all ages are invited. Call for info. 781-4882.
The Skatebox skate center in Bowling Green is havng a Canned Goods Skate today from 6-8 p.m. Bring a canned good and get in for only $1.00 per person. Call 843-3394 for more info.
A Percussion Ensemble Recital ($4.00 per ticket) is at WKU FAC tonight at 7:30 p.m. Call 745-3751 for more info.
Wednesday, November 10th
Warren Central HS at 559 Morgantown Road (BG C1/LT) is having a POW and MIA ceremony at 8:30 a.m. today. All veterans are invited.  Call 781-2401 extension 3317 for more info.
An after-school special for students of all ages is at 3:30 p.m. at the Graham Community Branch Library. Call 781-1441 for more info.
A free computer class, Facebook for Beginners, is being held at 6-7 p.m. at the BG Main Library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.
A telescope viewing is being held tonight at 7 p.m. at the WKU Thompson Complex. Call 745-5940 for more info.
A free Guitar Ensemble Recital is tonight at 7:30 p.m. at WKU FAC. Call 745-3751.
Thursday, November 11th
Today is Veteran's Day.
Mammoth Cave has specials today for Veterans. Call 270-758-2180 for times and directions. 
A Christmas Village is being held at Bowling Green Country club today 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. benefiting Youth in the Arts. Many activities. Call 843-3875 for info.
A free computer class, Introduction to Genealogy Resources is today at the BG Main Library at 6-7 p.m. You must pre-register by calling 781-4882.
WKU Chess club welcomes visitors 6-9 p.m. at the Faculty House behind Cherry Hall (the Log Cabin). Bring your own sets. Call 393-2071 for more info.
WKU Theater and Dance presents Macbeth at 8:00 at the Russell Miller Theater. Tickets cost $11.00 for adults and $9.00 for student.
Friday, November 12th
BG Parks and Rec has a Fall Pickle Ball today at 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the FO Moxley Community Center. Call 393-3249 to find out more.
Warren County Library, Bob Kirby Branch has a Free MacBook Computer Class today 2-3 p.m. Call to pre-register at 782-0252. 
Tonight is Harry Potter Night at WKU 5-8 p.m. at the WKU Library and Museum. Call for more info. at 745-6082 or go to the site here: and download the flyer, a pdf download.
Sam Bush is in concert at the Capital Arts Center downtown. Tickets are $25.00 apiece.  Call 782-2787.
WKU Theater and Dance presents Macbeth at 8:00 at the Russell Miller Theater. Tickets cost $11.00 for adults and $9.00 for student.
Saturday, November 13th
Rockfield UMC has a Holiday Bazaar today from 7 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Call for info. 535-9120 or 842-7788. 
St. James UMC at 575 Winfield Drive, BG,  has a Fall Craft Bazzar from 8 am. - 2 p.m. 
Christ UMC on Cave Mill Road has an Old-Fashioned Christmas Bazaar today too from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
The Bluegrass Women's Expo and holiday show is today at the Carroll Knicely Center from 10 am. to 6 p.m. Adults are $10.00 and children 12 and under are free. Check this Expo Site for more information.
Santa arrives at the Greenwood Mall! Visits and photos are available today from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Dillard's Court.
Petco on Campbell Lane is having a Voice for Animals event today from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Raffle, Mr. Purroh, and Murphy will be there. Tickets are $3.00 each of 2 for $5.00. 
The Commonwealth Free Clinic Charity Ball is tonight at 6 p.m. at the Sloan Convention Center. Tickets are $15.00 per person. Check this site for information and time of events.
WKU Jazz Band is having a free concert tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the WKU Van Meter Auditorium. Guest Artist Chris Vandala.  Call 745-3751 for more info.
WKU Theater and Dance presents Macbeth at 8:00 at the Russell Miller Theater. Tickets cost $11.00 for adults and $9.00 for student.
 Sunday, November 14th     
An Indian Culture and Heritage Class is being held at 10 a.m. - noon at the Alive Center, 1818 31-W. Call 502-544-7221 for more info.
A Landmark Association Harvest Tea is today at 2:30 p.m. at the historic Guy Herdman House at 640 East Main Street. Tickets are $20.00 per person. Limited Seating, call ahead 782-0037.
WKU Theater and Dance presents Macbeth at 3:00 p.m. at the Russell Miller Theater. Tickets cost $11.00 for adults and $9.00 for student.
A Free Afternoon of Masterpieces concert is today at 3 p.m. featuring Sylvia Kersenbaum, piano and Lisa Kelly, vocal at Van Meter Auditorium.
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.
The cute haunted bat drawing is from the Clkr art site at

A big thanks to these great sites:
The Official Tourism Site - Visit Bowling Green, KY
The  WBKO BG Community Events Page at
The SOKY Happenings magazine and website
The Historic Railpark
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
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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Betsy's CGC, Bowling Green, Kentucky
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