Friday, November 30, 2012

Fun events for the holiday season in the Bowling Green, Kentucky area for 2012.

The holiday season is one of the busiest times for fun events in the Bowling Green, Kentucky area.

I have listed a few, and also the main sites around town too, so you can find out even more fun things to do.

Friday, Nov. 30th Today is the Gallery Hop, also Downtown Lights Up. The Pots Place downtown and many other locations will be open for this fun event.

November 30th - Dec. 2 is also WinterDance, the WKU Dance production. 745-5845. Tickets are $15 and $12. Time is 8 for Fri. and Sat., and 3 for Sun.

Also Nov. 30: (from the WCVK Community Happenings Page) "11/30/12 Trees of Christmas Annual Open House will take place on Friday, November 30th starting at 3:00 pm, at the Houchens Center, 1115 Adams Street, Bowling Green, Ky. There will be holiday entertainment and refreshments. For more information please call: 270-842-6761"

This exhibit will continue. "12/1/12-12/21/12 The 34th Annual Trees of Christmas will be taking place through the month of December Monday through Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Sundays 1:00 p m to 4:00 pm. At the Houchens Center , 1115 Adams Street , Bowling Green, Ky. This years theme is “Let’s Enjoy an International Christmas”. For more information please call: 270-842-6761."

November 30th is also Winterfest for WKU's Symphony, the WKU Chorale, Men's Chorus, the Women's Chorus, the Redshirts and the Treblemakers. 745-7681.


From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "11/30/12 Bowling Green High School A Cappella Choir presents…A Taste of Christmas on Friday , November 30th at 7:00 pm and Saturday, December 1st at 11:00 am. In the BGHS commons. Under the direction of Trish Beresford. For more information please call: 270-746-2300."

Saturday, December 1: Today is the 2012 Christmas Parade.

From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "12/1/12 Bristow Elementary School, Bowling Green, Ky. Is having their having their Holiday Bazaar and Craft Fair on Saturday, December 1st from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. It will be located in the gym with all kinds of vendors set up from Mary Kay, Pampered chef, Thirty one products, and more. For more information please call: Elaine Frint at 270-842-1960." 

Also: "12/1/12 There will a Pancake Breakfast with Santa at Bristow Elementary, Bowling Green, Ky. On Saturday, December 1st from 7:00 am to 10:30 am. Pancakes, a meat, and drink will be $5.00 and $3.00 for ages 3 and under. It will be in the school cafeteria. For more information please call: Elaine Frint at 270-842-1960 or email:"

December 1: Chaney's Dairy Barn has the Red River Fiddlers here at 6 p.m. It is free and all ages are welcome.

From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "12/1/12 Warren County Public Library, 1225 State Street. Bowling Green, Ky. Will have sign ups on Saturday, December 1st for the Walkaround Cookie Monster. From 11:30 am to 4:30 pm. There will be 30 minute meet and greet photo opportunities through out the day."

Saturday, December 1st is also a Holiday Bazaar and Craft Fair (plus breakfast with Santa) at Bristow Elementary from 8-3. 842-1960.


Sunday, Dec. 2nd has Festival of Trains at the Historic Railpark from 1-4, Cave Sing at Mammoth Cave National Park at 1:15 p.m., a special Plantetarium Show "Doomsday" at the WKU Planetarium (free), WinterDance at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. at WKU's Van Meter Auditorium, a service of Evening Prayer at the Presbyterian Church downtownat 4 p.m., Revusicals at 7:00 the Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theater, and much more.

Winterdance is also today. See above for time and more info.

Monday, Dec. 3rd: From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "12/3/12 Quaternity at Christmastime, Quaternity is a trombone quartet who members perform with the symphonies of Nashville, Utah and Orchestra KY, along with the Greenwood High School Choir. Is having a free concert on Monday, December 3rd at 7:00 pm. In The Living Hope Baptist Church “Chapel” ( former Holy Spirit Catholic Church sanctuary) to benefit Joseph’s Hope Foundation, an organization that assists those seeking to adopt children with the entire process, including helping to offset costs. For more information please call: Lee Blakeman at 270-791-0260."

Monday, Dec. 3rd: A Last Chance to Dance - a free performance - is at 4:00 p.m. at Van Meter Auditorium.

Tuesday, Dec. 4th: From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "12/4/12 The 20th Annual Bowling Green Area Prayer Breakfast will take place Tuesday, December 4th at the National Corvette Museum, 7:00 am to 8:00 am. Doors will open at 6:30 am Tickets are $35 and corporate and table sponsorships available. The speaker this year is Colonel Paul Longgrear, Retired U.S. Army Special Foreces, one of only 13 Green Berets who survived the Battle of Lang Vei. Served as a pastor, missionary. Net proceeds from the breakfast will go towards this years recipient HOTEL INC. For more information please call: 270-467-8815 or go to" 

Tuesday, Dec. 4th: Revusicals - a free performance - is at 7 p.m. at WKU's Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theatre today.

Thursday, Dec. 6th: Warren RECC has an Open House from 4-6 at 951 Fairview Avenue.

Thursday, Dec. 6th: The Medical Center has "Make the Season Bright" at 5:30 featuring carols, refreshments, and more.

Thursday, Dec. 6th: A special Plantetarium Show is tonight at 7 p.m. "Doomsday" at the WKU Planetarium. This is a free show, first come, first served. Doors open 15 minutes before the show.

Thursday, Dec. 6th: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever plays at the Phoenix Theater at 7 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 6th: Little Women plays at the Capital at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 7th The Best Christmas Pageant Ever plays at the Phoenix Theater at 8 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 7th: Little Women plays at the Capital at 7:30 p.m.

Friday and Saturday, Dec. 7th and 8th: From the WCVK Community Happenings Page:
"12/7 & 12/8 Houchens Center, 1115 Adams Street, Bowling Green, Ky. Will be having Craft Shopping Days on Friday and Saturday December 7th and 8th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. There will be a variety of craftspeople and vendors selling unique items. A bag lunch of homemade goodies will be available for purchase. For more information please call: 270-842-6761."

Saturday, Dec. 8th is Chaney's Dairy Barn's Breakfast with Santa from 8 - 9:30 a.m. Reservations are required.

Saturday, Dec. 8th: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever plays at the Phoenix Theater at 8 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 8th: Little Women plays at the Capital at 7:30 p.m.

December 14 and 15 Madeline's Christmas is playing at WKU's Van Meter Theater.

From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "12/15-12/16 Eastwood Baptist Church, Bowling Green, Ky. Worship Ministry invites you to their Christmas musical “A Down Home Christmas” on Saturday, December 15th and Sunday December 16th at 6:00 pm. Doors will open at 5:30 pm Childcare provided for children four and under. It is free and open to the public. The musical will re-visit the laid-back, relaxing Christmas of years gone-by by singing most loved Christmas songs in the Gaither-Homecoming style. For more information please call 270-842-7867 or go to:"

Many other events plus plays, etc. are going on now and soon, and next month too. Check these sites to find them.

And thanks for stopping by!

The City Events Calendar

The Convention and Visitor's Bureau Calendar Events page

Fountain Square Players Plays and tryout dates
- plus their Facebook page.

Public Theater of Kentucky -
Now Playing - Sunburst Youth Theater -  and Coming up Next (current)

The Symphony at WKU Performances and Dates

The WKU AG-Expo Center Events Calendar

The BGAMUG Computer Club website
with meeting dates and times - and their Facebook page. (click to join).

Orchestra Kentucky Performances and Dates

WKU Events
and the WKU Calendar of Events

The National Corvette Museum
2012 and 2013 Events pages

Beech Bend Dragstrip News

The Eloise B. Houchens Center tour and info. page

Lost River Cave and Valley events page

The WCVK Community Happenings Page

The WBKO Community Calendar 

The Historic RailPark and Train Museum news, calendar, and upcoming events page

SKyPAC's Events Calendar

Riverview at Hobson Grove's Events Page at the City Site

The Bowling Green Daily News Calendar

Concerts on the Eventful Page

Bowling Green Parent Magazine Calendar

Chaney's Dairy Barn News and Events Page

Warren County Libraries
computer workshops, special events, children and youth events, and calendars.

The Online Visitor's Guide
is handy for when you just want that "something special" to do 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. 

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