Thursday, September 13, 2012

Things to do in Bowling Green this weekend, Sept. 14-16

There are such fun events this weekend, as usual.

Friday, September 14th

Today the Bowling Green Retirement Village's Art for the Ages Art show continues. 842-5433.

The Festival of Sand is today from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or 6:00 at the grass lot behind the Chamber of Commerce, Bowling Green. Find out more: http://visitbgky.com/events/detail/festival-of-sand/. This is a fundraiser for Kids on the Block.

A free computer class is today, Introduction to Computers and the Internet, from 10-11 a.m. at the Smiths Grove branch library. You must pre-register to attend. Call 563-6651.

The Parade of Homes continues today from 5-8. Tickets are $10.00 with 12 and under free. Find out more: 781-3375. Find out more: http://visitbgky.com/events/detail/builders-association-of-south-central-kentucky-parade-of-homes/ and http://www.bascky.com/newsite/index.php. This event continues until the 16th.

Cabaret for a Cause is tonight at 8 p.m. at the Phoenix Theater at 545 Morris Alley, to raise money for the Catherine Heltsley Foundation for Breast Cancer. 781-6233.

A 55 and Over Senior Dance and Potluck is tonight from 6-9 p.m. at the Old Alvaton Gymnasium off Highway 231 in Alvaton. Music will be by Wayde Phillips. More info: 270-318-4514.

A free concert featuring a Violin and Piano duo, featuring Ching-Hi Lin and Graciella Kowalczyk,  is tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the WKU  Van Meter Auditorium.

Saturday, September 15th

Today is the Cumberland Presbyterian Church's Kuntry Store. This is such a fun event. It is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. I found my Kewpie Doll here one year! They have neat crafts, food, and more. 781-3295.

Nearby, the Potter Children's Home has a Fall Festival starting at 9:30 a.m. Here is the description from the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "9/15/12 Potters Children’s Home and Family Ministries, Bowling Green, Ky. is having their 10th Annual Fall Festival and Auction on Saturday, September 15th starting at 9:30 am. There will be Silent Auction with over 80 plus items, Resale shop will be open, children activities, inflatables, and Food like BBQ and catfish and more. For more information call: 270-843-3038."

The National Corvette Museum has a Celebrate My Drive for teenagers from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Find out more: http://www.corvettemuseum.org/registration/drive/index.shtml.

There is a Buddy Walk today to benefit Down's Syndrome of South Central Kentucky. Gates open at 9 a.m. at the BG Ballpark. Find out more: http://www.dssky.org/community/buddy-walk/.

Preston Miller Park is the site for another walk today, the Walk MS Bowling Green event, which has registration at 9 a.m. 502-523-5303, http://walkkyw.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR?fr_id=18923&pg=entry.

From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "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."

Cabaret for a Cause takes place 8 p.m. at the Phoenix Theater. Proceeds will go to the Catherine Heltsley Foundation for Breast Cancer. Find out more from this Bowling Green Daily News article: Cancer Fight is cabaret's cause.

The Parade of Homes continues today from 10-5. Tickets are $10.00 with 12 and under free. Find out more: 781-3375. Find out more:  http://visitbgky.com/events/detail/builders-association-of-south-central-kentucky-parade-of-homes/ and http://www.bascky.com/newsite/index.php. This event continues until the 16th.

Basil Griffin park offers Movie in the Park in the Amphitheater for free starting at 7:30 p.m. The movie is Alvin & The Chipmunks Chipwrecked.  843-6665.

Sunday,  September 16th

The Parade of Homes continues today from 1-5. Tickets are $10.00 with 12 and under free. Find out more: 781-3375. Find out more:  http://visitbgky.com/events/detail/builders-association-of-south-central-kentucky-parade-of-homes/ and http://www.bascky.com/newsite/index.php. This is the last day of this event.

The WKU Hardin Planetarium has a free presentation at 2 p.m. about NASA's Rover on Mars. It is first-come, first-served seating. 745-4044.

Also, save the date!


From the WCVK Community Happenings Page:
"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."


"9/29/12 HANDS (Housing Assistance and Development Services) is sponsoring a Free Homebuyer Education Class on September 29th from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Tomorrow Center in Bowling Green, Ky. Class covers several items to finding the right home to basic home maintenance. Lunch will be provided. For more information or to register for a class call: Anna Byrum at 270-796-4176 extension 1. "

September 29th is also the International Festival.


"10/6/12 South Central Kentucky Heart Walk & 5K Run will be at Kereiakes Park, Bowling Green, Ky. On October 6th 8:00 am with the walk and run starting at 9:00 am. There will be breakfast, silent auction, a Kids Zone, Dog Zone, health booths set up along with a award ceremony at the end. For more information contact Michelle Alloway at 270-846-5061."

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.

This is just a small sampling of the many events in and near Bowling Green, Kentucky.


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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