Sunday, December 4, 2011

Fun events in the BG, KY area December 5th - 11th

I love Christmas trees!
Here are just a few events going on this week. 


Make sure to check every event before attending.

This is a very busy week! There are many more events going on each day here in Bowling Green; just find them via the links to the right on this page.

11-1-11 through 11-30-2011: This is Military Appreciation Month at the Corvette Museum. From the KentuckyLiving site: "All those who have served and their immediate families receive free museum admission."

From the WCVK Community Happenings page: "...Winter Market located in the parking lot of the the old Bowling Green Mall at the instersection of Nashville Rd. and Campbell Lane, is open every Saturday through December 17th from 8:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m with fruits, vegetables, meats, eggs, canned items, crafts, artwork and lots of gifts ideas from local farmers and artisans. Hot Breakfast, live music and much more. This event is sponsored by Community Farmer Market." 

From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "12/2- 12/23 The 33rd Annual Trees of Christmas at the Houchens Center, Bowling Green, Ky. See all the unique trees decorated according to their own favorite movie title, take family pictures, and vote for a favorite tree. Bring your family and see trees created by local civic groups, non-profits and other organizations. Admission is free. The trees will be open each day December 2-23. Weekdays from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm , Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sundays 1:00 to 4:00 p.m."
  
From the Visitbgky.com site: Carriage Rides are available through December 31st on Fountain Square each night.

Greenwood Mall has Snow Shows at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. daily. See the Greenwood Mall Calendar for more events this week.



Monday, December 5th
Sunburst Youth Theater has tryouts today from 4-6 p.m. for A Little Princess for youth ages 7-18. Call for more info. 781-6233. The Phoenix Theater, 545 Morris Alley.

The Trees of Christmas are at the Eloise B. Houchens Center on Adams Street today from 10-2. Admission is free. 842-6761.

The Historic Railpark and Train Museum has The Polar Express event at 5 p.m., 5:30, 6:15, 6:45, and 7:30.  You must pre-register to attend. Call 745-7317.
See the Library Page for more library events this week.

Tuesday, December 6th
Sunburst Youth Theater has tryouts today from 4-6 p.m. for A Little Princess for youth ages 7-18. Call for more info. 781-6233. The Phoenix Theater, 545 Morris Alley.

The Trees of Christmas are at the Eloise B. Houchens Center on Adams Street today from 10-2. Admission is free. 842-6761.

See the Star of Bethlehem in a free Planetarium show  at 7 p.m. at WKU's Hardin Planetarium. It is first-come first-served for seats.

The Kentucky Museum has a Concluding Panel Discussion at 7 p.m. as part of it Lincoln: the Constitution and the Civil War. 745-2592.
See the Library Page for library events this week.  

Wednesday, December 7th
The Historic Railpark and Train Museum has The Polar Express event at 5 p.m., 5:30, 6:15, 6:45, and 7:30.  You must pre-register to attend. Call 745-7317. 

The Trees of Christmas are at the Eloise B. Houchens Center on Adams Street today from 10-2. Admission is free. 842-6761.

The Velveteen Rabbit shows at WKU Van Meter Theater at 5:30 p.m. there is a Christmas Party in the lobby before the show with carollers and tea with Santa too. Tickets are $12. for adults and $10. for students. 779-2185.

Today is the WKU Redz Dollar Night public event from 6-10:45 at WKU DUC's 4th floor. Call 745-2456. The fee is $1.00 per hour and the public is invited.

See the Library Page for library events this week.  

Thursday, December 8th
A free computer class is today, "Learn to Download eBooks and Audiobooks" at 10 a.m - 11 a.m. at the Main Branch library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

The Wildflower Gift Shop at Lost River Cave has a Food and Beverage Tasting today with free samples. 393-0077.

The Trees of Christmas are at the Eloise B. Houchens Center on Adams Street today from 10-2. Admission is free. 842-6761.

Riverview at Hobson Grove has a Christmas Tea and Tour today at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $18.00 each. Reservations are required. Call 843-5565.

See the Library Page for library events this week.
The Public Theater of Kentucky presents "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" at 7 p.m. 781-6233. Tickets are $13.00 and $10.00.

See the Star of Bethlehem in a free Planetarium show  at 7 p.m. at WKU's Hardin Planetarium. It is first-come first-served for seats.

Friday, December 9th
A free computer class, "Online Holiday Shopping" is at 2 p.m. at the Bob Kirby branch library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 782-0252.

WKU's Department of Theater and Dance present Along Came a Dragon at 4 p.m. at WKU's Gordon Wilson Hall's Lab Theater. Tickets are $4.00 per person. 745-5845.

The Trees of Christmas are at the Eloise B. Houchens Center on Adams Street today from 10-2. Admission is free. 842-6761.

Today is the Friday Night at WKU Redz public event from 6-10:45 at WKU DUC's 4th floor. Call 745-2456. The fee is $3.00 with a WKU ID and $5.00 without. The public is invited.

The Nutcracker is playing at the Capital Arts Theater downtown at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15.00 for adults, $10.00 for students and seniors, and $8.00 for children.

The Symphony at WKU and the BGW Choral Society is playing Holiday Pops at WKU's Van Meter Auditorium at 8 p.m. 745-5222 or 745-7681.

The Public Theater of Kentucky presents "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" at 8 p.m. 781-6233. Tickets are $13.00 and $10.00.

See the Library Page for more library events this week. 
Saturday, December 10th
Chaney's has Breakfast withSanta today from 8-9:30 a.m. and 10-11:30.  You must pre-register for this event. Tickets are Adults $9.95 and children 3-10 $5.95.

WKU's Department of Theater and Dance present Along Came a Dragon at 1 p.m. at WKU's Gordon Wilson Hall's Lab Theater. Tickets are $4.00 per person. 745-5845.

The Trees of Christmas are at the Eloise B. Houchens Center on Adams Street today from 10-4. Admission is free. 842-6761. 

The Nutcracker is playing at the Capital Arts Theater downtown at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15.00 for adults, $10.00 for students and seniors, and $8.00 for children.

WKU's Department of Theater and Dance present "Along Came a Dragon" at 1 p.m. at WKU's Gordon Wilson Hall's Lab Theater. Tickets are $4.00 per person. 745-5845.

The Public Theater of Kentucky presents "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" at 8 p.m. 781-6233. Tickets are $13.00 and $10.00.

Home for the Holidays is playing at the Warehouse at Mt. Victor tonight from 7-11 p.m. Music is by the Ernie Small Blues Band with Jane and Rachel Pearl, Randi Womack, Chris Durbin, Bruce Kessler and Bob Bridges. Proceeds go towards the Family Enrichment Center. See their Facebook page too.

See the Library Page for library events this week. 

Sunday, December 11th
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 Bowling Green Woman's Club presents their 17th Annual Christmas Home Tour from 1-5 today. Tickets are $10.00 in advance from a member or at Werner Lowe, and $12.00 the day of the tour.

The Trees of Christmas are at the Eloise B. Houchens Center on Adams Street today from 1-4. Admission is free. 842-6761.

See the Star of Bethlehem in a free Planetarium show  at 2 p.m. at WKU's Hardin Planetarium. It is first-come first-served for seats.

WKU's Department of Theater and Dance present "Along Came a Dragon" at 1 p.m. at WKU's Gordon Wilson Hall's Lab Theater. Tickets are $4.00 per person. 745-5845.

The Caveman Barbershop Harmony Chorus performs at 3 p.m. at Greenwood Park Church of Christ on Campbell Lane. Tickets are $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for ages 6-12, and 5 and under are free. 746-0366 or 270-303-1721.

The Nutcracker is playing at the Capital Arts Theater downtown at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15.00 for adults, $10.00 for students and seniors, and $8.00 for children.
 
The Public Theater of Kentucky presents "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" at 3 p.m. 781-6233. Tickets are $13.00 and $10.00.

See the Library Page for more library events this week.

Again, please double-check each event before attending. Thanks!

 A big thanks again goes to: The Bowling Green Daily News, Soky Happenings Magazine, The Amplifier Online, 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 for the artwork used on the blog articles here. 





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