Friday, September 30, 2011

Fun Bowling Green Events Oct. 1-9, 2011


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Fun Events this Week in the Bowling Green area

Here is the new weekly "what's happening" update for the Betsyanne Events blog page.

I can only get a fraction of the events and things to do this week listed here.

So, to find more events, check out the links to the right here on the blog.

A new shop, Tea Squares, is on Fountain Square! Here is an article about them. Go by to check them out this week, and tell Theresa Betsy sent you. :-)

Chaney's Pumpkin Pickin' Festival continues today. Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00. Click here to see all the activities and prices. They also have a Corn Maze through the end of the month. From the Macaroni Kid site:
"Chaney’s Corn Maze is back again! Come join Chaney’s and explore the corn maze either during the day or at night. Everyone must have a ell phone when they go into the maze. Chaney’s recommends trying the maze at night, when it is more challenging but remember to bring a flashlight. The maze is open during regular business hours Monday - Saturday 7am - 9 pm and Sunday 12 pm - 8 pm."
Where: Chaney's Dairy Barn on Nashville Road
When: n/a
Who: Chaney's Dairy Barn
How: Just Show Up
Cost: Admission is $7 and includes a scoop of Chaney’s homemade ice cream.
For more info: For more information visit http://www.chaneysdairybarn.com or find them on Facebook or call 270- 843-5567.

Jackson's Orchard has activities this month through Halloween. From the Macaroni Kid website: "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!"




Saturday, October 1st
The Trikes and Bikes rally continues today. starting at 9 a.m. at the Carroll Knicely Center. From the SoKy Calendar: "come out for rides, food, vendors, entertainment, food, tours and more. 1-800-843-9460."

The Public Theater of Kentucky present The Pirates of Chemo at 8 p.m. at the Phoenix Theater. Here is the Facebook page for this play: Pirates of the Chemotherapy.  781-6233. From their FB page: "Six breast cancer survivors band together to take on more than just their cancer and its side effects. They take on life! One weekend only! Call 270-781-6233 for reservations!

Chaney's Pumpkin Pickin' Festival - this Festival has Hayrides to the Pumpkin Patch, Kids' activities, more. Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00. Click here to see all the activites and prices. Radar the Weather Dog will be there from 1-3 p.m.

Sunday, October 2nd
WKU has a Lee Blakeman, Low Brass Studio Recital with Deanna Catlett, accompanying, at the WKU Fine Arts Center #189 from 7:30 - 9 p.m. 745-3751. From the WKU Calendar.

The ALIVE Center at 1818 31-W offers an (East) Indian Culture and Heritage (ICH) and Language Class from 10 a.m. to 12 noon today at the ALIVE Center. Languages taught are Hindi, Gujarati and Telegu. More info: 270-746-9508 or 502-544-7221. 

The Southern Kentucky Ranch Horse Association has a horse show starting at 9 am at the Ag Expo Center today. Find out more: 606-425-1198 or 1-606-305-5698.

The play Noises Off is at WKU's Russell Miller Theater today at 3 p.m. Admission is $12.00 for adult, and students are $10.00. 745-5845.

The Public Theater of Kentucky present The Pirates of Chemo at 3 p.m. at the Phoenix Theater. Here is the Facebook page for this play: Pirates of the Chemotherapy.  781-6233. From their FB page: "Six breast cancer survivors band together to take on more than just their cancer and its side effects. They take on life! One weekend only! Call 270-781-6233 for reservations!

The Twilight Thunder Cruise (a motorcycle parade) benefiting Kids on the Block, starts at 5:30 p.m. (registration) at the Harley Davidson location and ends at Circus Square Park. It will be held rain or shine. From the Soky Happenings site. http://www.kykob.org and http://www.kykob.org/page.cfm?pageid=26 and their TV spot.

Monday, October 3rd
Dance Arts in Bowling Green has a Princess and the Frog Fall Break Dance Camp for ages 4-10 on October 3-7. Call the Dance Arts studio to register. 842-6811.

The Bob Kirby Branch library has Toddler Time at 9:30 a.m. and Kirby Kids at 3. 782-0252.

The Main Branch library downtown has A free Intro to Computers class at 10-11 a.m. and a free Coupons 101 class from 6-7:30 p.m. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

From the WKU Calendar: The play Noises Off is at WKU's Russell Miller Theater today at 8 p.m. Admission is $12.00 for adult, and students are $10.00. 745-5845.

There is a free Japanese Traditional Dance and Music Education Tour event at 7 p.m. at WKU's Van Meter Hall. This event is open to the public. 745-5203. From the WKU Calendar page: "October 3rd: Japanese Traditional Dance and Music Education Tour, Location: Van Meter Hall - VMH Lobby, Time: 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Contact: Kumi Ishii." OR call Jessica at 270-993-3548.

WKU Theater and Dance present Noises Off at 8 p.m. Tickets are adults $12, students $10.


Tuesday, October 4th
The Main Branch library has Toddler Time at 9:30 a.m., Preschool Spanish at 11:30 a.m., LEGO Club meeting at 6 p.m. for ages 5 and up, and Spanish Explorers at 4:00. Call for more info. : 781-4882.

From the WKU Calendar: The play Noises Off is at WKU's Russell Miller Theater today at 8 p.m. Admission is $12.00 for adult, and students are $10.00. 745-5845.

The Bob Kirby branch library has a free computer class, Ebay for Beginners from 6-7 p.m. You must pre-register to attend. Call 782-0252.

WKU Theater and Dance present Noises Off at 8 p.m. Tickets are adults $12, students $10.

Wednesday, October 5th
The WKU Chess Club meets from 9-12 Barnes and Noble bookstore today for all skill levels. You may want to bring your chess set. Visitors and the public are welcome. Questions? Call 918-809-6278.

The Warren County Health Department has a Healthy Baby Workshop today from 1- 3 p.m. Call for more info. Rachael 901-5243 or email rpeters@lifeskills.com. Refreshments, a $20 gift card, and prizes for attendee women pregnant or up to 2 months postpartum only.

The BG Main library and Preschool Storytime at 10:30 am, the presents a free movie, Disney's "Tangled" at 2 p.m. 781-4882. Also, Lego Club for Ages 5 and up is at 6:00 p.m.

The Graham Drive branch library has Graham Troopers at 3 p.m. for school-age students. 781-1441.

The Smiths Grove branch library has Preschool Story Time at 10:30 a.m., and Kids Craft Time from 3-4 pm. This activity is for Kids K-6th Grade. 563-6651.

The Bob Kirby branch library has a Fall Break "Break Out" party for Teens in Junior High and Middle School stating at 3:30 p.m. Activities, games, more.


Thursday, October 6th
Warren County Main Branch library has a free computer class, Microsoft Word for Beginners, today from 10-11 a.m. They also have a free computer class, Intermediate Computers and the Internet from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

Warren County Main Branch library has Preschool Story Time at 10:30 a.m., and High Five Kids Club at 4 p.m. 781-4882.

The Graham Branch library has Teen Thursdays at 5 p.m. for kids ages 6-12th grade. 781-1441.

The Skate Box has Toys for Tots night tonight from 6-8 pm. Bring a new unwrapped toy and get free admission. Only pay $1.00 skate rental, and no charge if you have your own skates. 843-3394.

The Warren County Asylum Haunted house starts today (in the old Reservoir Hill Lifeskills bldg.) This info is from the Macaroni Kid site: "Let the Cancer Cops set the tone for the Halloween season this year with a visit to the Warren County Asylum Haunted House!Special Guest Appearance by John Carpenter, Writer/Director of Halloween, VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Visit the website to determine if this is appropriate for your child.
Where: 707 E Main Av, Bowling Green, KY (Reservoir Hill)
When: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM (Will run each weekend Thursday- Saturday thru 10/31)
Who: All Profits will be donated to the American Cancer Society
How: Just Show Up
Cost: $10 Per Person Admission
For more info:  Contact Jen Edwards 270-535-1088 for further details.http://www.facebook.com/events/#!/event.php?eid=2715930961996"
<Volunteer actors are needed. Call Jen at 393-4750. >

Friday, October 7th
Today the ALIVE Center sponsors Math and Science classes for grades 1-8 from 4-5 p.m. Questions or more info., call 270-746-9508 or 502-544-7221.

The Massacre 843-1919 and Skeleton's Lair 270-622-8171 Haunted Houses open today at 7 p.m.

This is deadline day to have a booth at the KATI Holiday Bazaar. Scroll down for details at the Save the Date Events area.

The Warren County Asylum Haunted House is open from 7-10 at the old Lifeskills building on Reservoir Hill. Volunteer actors are needed. Call Jen at 393-4750.

Saturday, October 8th
The last Second Saturday of the year is today on Fountain Square Park from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. There will be face painting, Sidewalk Sales, booths, horse and carriage rides, Balloon Twisting and more. Come down for the last Second Saturday this year and see the new shops on the square including Tea Squares and Meo's Collection.

From the Macaroni Kid site:
Second Saturday Street Fairs are held around Fountain Square Park. The Downtown Merchants and Professionals organize the event, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every second Saturday beginning in April through October. There are inflatables and games for kids, horse and carriage rides, both for a modest fee. There is live music, face painting, balloon twisting, food vendors, product vendor booths and more, that will all combine for fun and excitement.  Also look for sidewalk sales by merchants, all in a festive atmosphere that brings back memories of a bustling Downtown area.
Where: Fountain Square Park
When: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Who: The Downtown Merchants and Professionals
How: Just Show Up
Cost: No admission
For more info: For more information, contact the Downtown Redevelopment Authority at 270-782-0222.

Tea Squares is having a Capitol Arts Fundraiser today. Participating businesses will have silent auction items on display to bid on. Questions: 904-3889. The Pots Place will be participating. http://www.thepotsplace.com.

Today is also the 4th Annual ArtWorks Art show at Lost River Cave from 10-5.

All three Haunted Houses are open tonight, the Asylum Haunted House, Skeleton's Lair, and The Massacre, starting at 7 p.m.

Sunday, October 9th
The Rainhill Equine Center horse rescue has a tour today from 1-4 at 11125 Kentucky Highway 185. 270-777-3164. http://www.RainHillRescue.com.

The ALIVE Center at 1818 31-W offers an (East) Indian Culture and Heritage (ICH) and Language Class from 10 a.m. to 12 noon today at the ALIVE Center. Languages taught are Hindi, Gujarati and Telegu. More info: 270-746-9508 or 502-544-7221.





Save the Date Events: "10/7/11 Holiday Bazaar at Bowling Green Technical College-KATI Campus will be Oct. 22, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Proceeds will benefit Student Scholarship Fund. Booth rental is $25, and registration must be received by Fri., Oct. 7. Visit www.bowlinggreen.kctcs.edu for more information or call 901-1012." From the WCVK page.

October 11th: 10/11/11 The CenturyMen will be in concert at First Baptist Church, Bowling Green, October 11th, 2011 7:00 pm this is an auditioned mens chorus . Free to the public. More info please contact Clayton Miller at 270-991-7285 email clayton.miller@wku.edu. From the WCVK page.

October 12th: Guest Chamber Recital, Location: Ivan Wilson Center-Fine Arts - FAC 0319, Time: 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM, Contact: Sarah Berry, Description: Patricia Rudisell (violin) Nicholas Gold (cello) 270.745.3751. From the WKU Calendar.

10/12/11 1st Annual Community Farm & Food Fair at Jackson’s Orchard at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday Oct. 12th. Learn how more agriculture and where , and how are food is made. Recipe & craft demonstrations, farm tours, food sampling, and giveaways. For more information contact Warren County Extension office (270) 842-1681. From the WCVK page.

10/15/11 Riverview at Hobson Grove, 1100 West Main, Bowling Green, presents “Victorian Skills For Young Ladies and Gentlemen,” a series of workshops for children 8-12. Participants will learn a traditional Victorian hand craft. Workshops are on Saturdays, Oct. 15, Oct. 22, and Nov. 5 at 1 p.m. each day. Reservations are required and fees apply. Call 843-5565.  From the WCVK page.

October 21st is the Bowling Green Gallery Hop. The Pots Place will have new work and snacks at 428 East Main Street. http://www.thepotsplace.com/. Other studios will be open too.


October 22nd: The Vette City Roller Derby Team plays at home! From their website: "Oct.22 VCRD vs. Brawlin Dolls A & B teams(HOME)"


A big thanks again goes to: The Bowling Green Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Bowling Green Parent magazine, Bowling Green Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, the WCVK Happenings pages and WBKO's Community Events Calendar, the free Clker site and also the Microsoft Images pages. 









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