Thursday, February 7, 2013

Things to do in the Bowling Green, Kentucky area February 8th - 15th, 2013

Photo Credit: Chris Breeze on Flickr.

Here are some selected events in the BG, KY area.

Today, like many days, I am dreaming of Spring and Summer too. I hope to plant some sunflowers this year. How about you?

I'm also thinking of my fellow citizens in the path of what could be a BAD winter storm. The next few days will be "interesting" (and hopefully not disastrous!) for people on the East Coast. I hope everyone stays safe and warm through what could be a BIG storm.

I will be watching the news too.

Art Matters! (I agree...) 
Last week, I took a tour of Teresa Christmas' Art Matters studio and gallery. It was so fun. There was so much artistic energy there! I hope to go back and take some photos sometime.

You can see their website here: Art Matters and they also have a Facebook page here: Art Matters' Facebook page. Call today if you want to go to the event coming up to 781-0361.

FYI: Below is a short, clipped list of some selected things to do in the Bowling Green, Kentucky area.

Click on the More Events Tab here to see more Event Sites to find even more to do.

Friday, February 8th
From the WKU Events page for Friday, Feb. 8th: "7 a.m. MACY’S USED BOOK SALE. L&N Depot, 401 Kentucky St. - Through Feb. 10. Proceeds benefit Southern Kentucky Book Fest. Contact Kristie Lowry, 745-4502." (7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today)

Morris Jewelry on Fountain Square has a Gem Show from 12-7 p.m.

Also February 8th: Dr. Eli Jackson is having another Smiles from the Heart day. It is first come, first served time for free dental care today from 7-4. This event is for needy people who are over 18 and not pregnant. You can pick up a flyer about it at Chandler Park Dental Care at 1857 Tucker Way, BG. (X-rays, cleanings, extractions, and fillings will be done.) 

PTK shows Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at the Phoenix Theater at 8 p.m.

Lone Star Rodeo is at the WKU Ag Expo Center at 8. 745-2578 for ticket info.
And on Feb. 8th too: 8 p.m. LONE STAR RODEO. L.D. Brown Agricultural Exposition Center. Contact Ag Expo Center, 745-2578."

Saturday, February 9th
Macy's Used Book Sale continues today from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Today is an Art Matters adult workshop at 6:30 p.m. From their website: "Joseph Cornell "boxes" event at Art Matters. This workshop will take place again on Saturday, February 9. Register now: 781-0361."

From the WCVK Community Happenings page:" 2/9/13 Hillvue Heights Church, Bowling Green, Ky. Invites you to their Pancake Breakfast, Saturday, February 9th from 7:00 am to 11:00 am. In the fellowship hall. $5.00 for all you can eat pancakes, sausage, bacon and eggs. Come out and support the team going on the Guatemala Mission Trip. For more information please call: 270-842-0012."

Lone Star Rodeo is at the WKU Ag Expo Center at 2. 745-2578 for ticket info.

PTK shows Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at the Phoenix Theater at 8 p.m.

Art Matters at 718 State Street has an Adult Make and Take Art Event today for $35.00 starting at 6:30 p.m. You must pre-register to attend.  Call 781-0361. (for more information, go to their Facebook page or scroll up to see the mini-poster.)

Cupid's Chase 5K race is today starting at BG High School at 10 a.m. 780-9330.

From the WCVK Community Happenings page: "2/9/13 New Hope Church, 5710 Old Scottsville Road, Alvaton, Ky. Is having a benefit singing for Jimmy and Kathy Phelps on Saturday, February 9th at 2:00 pm. Featuring The Turner and Brown Families from Bowling Green. The food will be $6.00 a plate: hot dog, bowl of chili, dessert and drink. For more information call: Janice Gregory at 270-622-1851."

Sunday, February 10th
Macy's Used Book Sale is also today from 1 to 7 p.m.

PTK shows Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at the Phoenix Theater at 3 p.m.

Lost River Cave has Introduction to Geocaching from 2-4. 393-0077. Free chili will be available today also in the River Birch Room.

Lone Star Rodeo is at the WKU Ag Expo Center at 2. 745-2578 for ticket info.

Monday, February 11th
From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "2/11/13 The Annual Houchens Centers Game Day and Card Party will take place on Monday, February 11th 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Eloise B. Houchens Center, 1115 Adams Street, Bowling Green, Ky. Cost is $13.00 includes morning and afternoon snacks, hot lunch and prizes. Bridge, Bunko, Dominos and Scrabble are just a few of the games to be played. For more information and reservations please call: 270-842-6761." 

The Corvette City Dance and Bop Club for adults over 21 meets from 6:30 - 9:30 at the Fraternal Order of Police building. Go to their site at or call 991-4040.

Tuesday, February 12th
The South Central Kentucky Coalition on Homelessness meets today at 9 a.m. at the ALIVE Center. for more info.

The Sunny 16 Camera Club meets from 7-9 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church. Info:

See Two Small Pieces of Glass for free at the WKU Hardin Planetarium at 7 p.m. Seating is first-come, first-served. Doors open 15 minutes before the show. 745-4044.  

Wednesday, February 13th
Empty Bowls of Bowling Green have an event at 5 p.m. at St. James Methodist Church at 575 Winfield Drive. Select a bowl, get soup, bread and a drink, and support Manna Mart and Life Care ministries.

Thursday, February 14th
From the WKU News page: "7 p.m. FAR AWAY PLACES SERIES: Buenos Aires: City of Immigrants by Dr. John Dizgun. Barnes & Noble, 1680 Campbell Lane. Contact WKU Libraries, 745-6121."

Friday, February 15th
"2/15/13 Community Education’s 8th annual Spellabration will take place on Friday, February 15th at the Sloan Convention Center, Bowling Green, Ky. The event raises money for Community Education’s after-school programs, which serve nearly 1,000 children of working families here in Bowling Green, Ky. The doors open at 6:00 pm for food, drinks, and a silent auction and the Spelling bee begins at 6:30 pm. For more information please call: Emily at 270-842-4281."

"2/15/13 Saint James United Methodist Church will be hosting the first ever Empty Bowls Fundraiser in Bowling Green, Ky. Empty Bowls is a project working to end hunger in our communities. Local Potters, Pottery students and hobbyist are working to make bowls to be donated. The event will take place Wednesday, February 13th starting at 5:00 pm. For a $10 donation you will get to pick out a bowl of over 200 bowls then will be served a delicious meal of soup, bread and drink, afterwards the bowls is yours to keep. For more information please call: Garry Taylor at 270-843-4550."

And here are more events to come:

Bridal Fest Winter Expo is on Feb. 17th from noon - 4 p.m. at the Sloan Convention Center.

From the WCVK Community Happenings Page: "2/17/13 Christ United Methodist Church, Bowling Green, Ky. Will be having The Booth Brothers live in concert on Sunday, February 17th at 6:00 pm. Tickets are $10.00 . For tickets and more information call: 270-842-4343."

Chaney's has a benefit Barn Dance on Feb. 22nd from 8-10 p.m. for Jack Haley.

WKU will present the Pirates of Penzance on March 1-3.

Check the Find More Events tab at the top to find about about more events.

And thanks for stopping by!

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



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