Thursday, September 6, 2012

Here comes the weekend! Events in the BG, KY area for Friday - Monday, September 7-10, 2012

It's going to be a fun weekend.
Photo from one by Joe DeShon posted on WikiMedia Commons.













Friday, September 7th
The Special Olympics Softball State Championships are being held today at Buchanon Park.

A free computer class is today from 10 - 11:30 a.m. at the Smiths Grove Branch library, "Microsoft Word Intermediate. You must pre-register to attend. Call 563-6651.

The Balloons, Tunes and BBQ event continues today at 4 p.m. at the Bowling Green Warren County Airport.

Also Ice Cream and a MooVie is happening at Chaney's Dairy Barn at 7 p.m. (dusk). Tonight the movie is Happy Feet 2.

The 48th Annual Antique Show and Sale is today from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 911 Searcy Way. Proceeds will benefit local community projects. This event continues on Saturday.

The Fourth Wall Ensemble (Flute, trombone, and percussion) plays today at WKU's Fine Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. This concert is free.745-3751.

Lost River Cave has several events this month, like Fall Break Bash. Read about them: Lost River Cave events. 

Tonight the Delafield Homecoming Festival features discounted carnival rides starting at 6 p.m. at Sugar Maple Square. Find out more at the VisitBGKY site here.

Saturday, September 8th
The Vette City Roller Derby has a Doubleheader at the Skate Box on Three Springs Road at 4 p.m. See their Faceook page here: http://www.facebook.com/VetteCityRollerDerby.

From the WCVK Community Happenings page:  
"9/8/12 Rockfield United Methodist Church, Rockfield, Ky. Will be having their Annual Ice Cream Supper on September 8th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Hamburger and Hotdog plates will be available in addition to the desserts. The price is $9.00 for a meal including dessert. All items can be purchased separately. For more information call: Linda Sparks at 270-782-2690."
 

"9/8/12 American Red Cross will be having a Food Pantry Drive on Saturday, September 8th at Walmart on Campbell Lane Bowling Green, Ky. From 9:00 am till 3:00 pm. Please help rRestock the shelves with Some of the items like canned goods, boxed cereals, crackers, toilet paper, bottled water. You can call American Red Cross for a full list of items needed. 270-781-7377. Cash and check contributions will also be accepted for purchasing food. "

and: "9/8/12 1st Annual 9/11 Heroes Run will be Saturday, September 8th 2012, at Kereiakes Park Trail, Bowling Green, Ky. There will be a 5k & Family 1 mile Run/Walk . Registration is available now at 911heroesrun.com ( shirts are guaranteed to online registration) or you can register starting at 3:00 the day of the event with the 5K race beginning at 5:30 pm. 50% of the proceeds will help the Pennyroyal Homeless Veterans Center. Awards will be given to top overall male/female finishers as well as by age group. For more information please email: BowlingGreen@911heroesrun.com."

The Special Olympic Softball championships continue today at Buchanon Park.

Beech Bend has the Holley LS Fest today starting at 7 a.m. http://www.lsfest.com. This event continues tomorrow too.

The famous Balloons, Tunes, and BBQ event at the Bowling Green Warren County Airport starts in the a.m. Be looking for balloons around town today for the fly-in! Here is their Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/BalloonsTunesBBQ. The event continues tomorrow too.

The 48th Annual Antique Show and Sale continues today from 9 - 5:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 911 Searcy Way. Proceeds will benefit local community projects.

Jackson's Orchard has a SOKY Kids' Expo today from 10-4. This event is free. 842-0420, http://www.sokykidsexpo.com.


Today is also the Second Saturday Street Fair from 9-3 in downtown Bowling Green, unless there is a lot of rain.
Second Saturday has been cancelled as of Friday night. Sorry!

The 5th Annual Delafield Homecoming Festival is also today, at Sugar Maple Square, from 10-7. 784-4325. See this website for details. Also (From the WCVK Community Happenings page:) Also: "9/8/12 Delafield Homecoming Festival, Sugar Maple Square, Bowling Green, Ky. from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm with a car show, music, food, games, yard sale and more. Free admission, for more information call: Martha Deputy at 270-784-4325."

Sunday, September 9th
Today there is a FREE presentation at 2:00 p.m. at the WKU Hardin Planetarium called Curiosity on Mars. Seating is first-come, first served.

The Bowling Green Retirement Village has an Art for the Ages Art show today. 842-5433.

Beech Bend's Holley LS Fest continues today starting at 7 a.m. http://www.lsfest.com.

The famous Balloons, Tunes, and BBQ event continues today at 7 a.m. with another flyover event. This even is at the Bowling Green Warren County Airport. Be looking for balloons around town today for the fly-in! Here is their Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/BalloonsTunesBBQ.

The 48th Annual Antique Show and Sale continues today from 12 - 4 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 911 Searcy Way. Proceeds will benefit local community projects.

Monday, September 10th
Today the Bowling Green Retirement Village's Art for the Ages Art show continues. 842-5433.

A free computer class, Email for Beginners, is today from 2-3 at the Main branch library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

Another free computer class is today, Microsoft Excel Basics, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Main Branch library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 781-4882.

The Smiths Grove Branch library also has a free computer class today,  Learn to Pinterest, from 6-7:30 p.m. You must pre-register to attend. Call 563-6651.

The Corvette City Bop and Dance Club for ages 21 and over meets tonight from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. at the F.O.P. Call 991-4040 for more info. New dancers are welcome.

Also, save the date!



"9/15/12 The “Running For St. Jude 5K and 1 Mile Walk" will be on September 15th At Phil Moore Park Alvaton, Ky. Registration starting at 7:30 am. With races following afterwards at 8:00 for the 5K run and 8:30 the 1 Mile Walk. The cost is $20 for the run and $15 for the walk. You can register online at active.com or stop by Trax Running to pick up a registration form. For more information please call: Marshall at 270-991-3936."

"9/21/12 Jody Richards Elementary School, Bowling Green, Ky. will he having their Fall Festival on September 21st from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. There will be inflatables and lots of games. BBQ and other goodies will be available and all funds raised will help pay for a new playground. For more information please call Katie Frassinelli at 270-792-7228."

"9/22/12 The South Central Kentucky Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be Saturday, September 22nd at Preston Miller Park, Bowling Green, Ky. Registration will begin at 9:00 am and the walk will begin at 10:00. Register your team online by visiting www.alz.org."

"9/29/12 The 2012 Out Of The Darkness Community Walk , Walk to Prevent Suicide , for Bowling Green will be on Saturday, September 29th at 9:00 am at Phil Moore Park, Alvaton, Ky. For more Information call: Darrell Traugber at 270-784-0960 and check out the website at www.outofthedarkness.org."

September 29th is also the International Festival.

October 16 Knit a Scarf at Riverview! <For Boys and Girls age 8 to 80> Reservations are required.  843-5565.

You can download flyers for library events here.


I love Bowling Green!









Check out SoKy Happenings and other links to the right on this page for a lot more events.

Here is my Squidoo Page: Fun Things to Do in Bowling Green, Kentucky for even more ideas.

Check out the City Events Calendars too.

Always check out each event before attending by calling and making sure the event is going on, and the date and time is correct.

Have a fun weekend!

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