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Saturday, March 7th, 2020

Saturday, March 7th
9:00am - 4:00pm

Even Coverlets Get the Blues

  • Location: Richardson Quilt Gallery
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Kentuckians have practiced the art of weaving for more than 200 years.
Techniques represented in Even Coverlets Get the Blues range from overshot, double weave, and tied-biederwand to hooked rug making.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

FACING THE FRESHMAN YEAR: Essential Conversations

  • Location: Kentucky Museum - Grand Gallery
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

This exhibit tells the stories of freshmen year from participants in a student success intiative, WKU Freshmen Guided Pathway (FGP). This cohort of first-time, full-time students who graduated from one of five high schools in Warren County represent the typical WKU freshman in terms of academic achievement prior to admission and their demographic makeup.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

Gazing Deeply: The Art and Science of Mammoth Cave

  • Location: Kentucky Museum
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Gazing Deeply showcases how WKU’s backyard—the unique landscape of Mammoth Cave—is being studied, interpreted, and inspiring action on environmental change.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

HAD Artist Collective Murals

  • Location: Kentucky Museum Courtyard
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Anel Lepić and Muhamed “Hamo” Bešlagic, two HAD Collective artists from Bosnia, carved murals in the Kentucky Museum courtyard.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

Highbrow, Patrick Dougherty Sculpture

  • Location: Museum Front Lawn
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

WKU’s Cultural Enhancement Series and the Kentucky Museum host award winning artist Patrick Dougherty in October 2018 on WKU’s campus in Bowling Green, Ky. Dougherty created Highbrow, a sculpture made from intertwined tree saplings, on the Museum's front lawn.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

Jacqui Lubbers: A Legacy in Weaving

  • Location: Richardson Quilt Gallery
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Jacqui Lubbers is a part-time weaving and art appreciation instructor in the WKU Art Department.

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US Bank Celebration of the Arts

  • Time: All Day

The US Bank Celebration of the Arts exhibit is an open art show featuring the work of professional as well as amateur artists who reside in Kentucky within a 65-mile radius of Bowling Green, KY. All work will be exhibited at the Kentucky Museum from February 29 - April 17. Works are judged and awards given in eight categories.

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Out of the Box

  • Location: Community Gallery
  • Time: All Day

In 2019, the Kentucky Building celebrates 80 years of showcasing South Central Kentucky’s unique culture and heritage. In honor of this milestone, the Kentucky Museum presents Out of the Box, an exhibition focused on fostering multidisciplinary discussions about our collective heritage while shining new light on the relevance of our museum in the 21st century. 

Using local historical artifacts, photos, and records, we invite you to discover how every object tells multiple stories. Themes and stories are curated in partnership with faculty from 9 WKU departments

1:00pm - 4:00pm

WKU Baseball vs. Purdue

  • Location: Nick Denes Field
  • Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

WKU vs. Purdue

1:00pm - 9:00pm

No Limits! Monster Truck

  • Location: WKU L.D. Brown Ag Expo Center Main Arena
  • Time: 1:00pm - 9:00pm

Bowling Green KY 20 God's poster

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Lady Topper Basketball vs. Louisiana Tech

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Lady Toppers vs. Louisiana Tech

2:00pm - 4:00pm

WKU Softball vs. Middle Tennessee

  • Location: WKU Softball Complex
  • Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
7:00pm - 8:30pm

High School Basketball: Girls' Fourth Region Tournament

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Girls' Fourth Region Tournament championship

All Day

Grand Canyon Multi-day Adventure Spring Break

  • Location: Grand Canyon National Park & Zion National Park
  • Time: All Day

Grand Canyon Multi-day Adventure

Cost: $400 Student | $450 Guest

Depart Time: Saturday, March 7th, 6:00 am

Return Time: Sunday, March 15th, 10:00 pm

Drive Time: ~50 hrs round trip!

Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, March 3rd @ 8:00 pm

Included: Transportation via van, camping permits, park entrance fees, camping gear as needed, and a-rockin' time!

Located in northern Arizona, Grand Canyon National Park encompasses the Colorado River, an extraordinary canyon system, and a wide array of wildlife and culture. One of the most spectacular views in the world, the Grand Canyon is unmatched in the incomparable vistas it offers from the rims. Only, two hours north, in southern Utah, is Zion National Park. Like the Grand Canyon, Zion offers one-of-a-kind scenery: mountains, canyons, buttes, mesas, monoliths, rivers, slot canyons, and natural arches. Five hours east, in Southern Colorado is Mesa Verde National Park. Mesa Verde offers a first-hand encounter of Native American Pueblos. We’ll stop at different points of interest throughout our super long drives, and we’ll expect an average of 50-60°F in the southwest. The multi-day southwest adventure consists of camping in front-country campsites and taking day-hikes to all the best sites to see in the Southwest United States. This trip is great for any experience levels, especially if the Grand Canyon is on your bucket list!

Day 1:

  1. Depart WKU EARLY (Time TBA)
  2. Drive to a campsite in Oklahoma

Day 2:

  1. WAKEY WAKEY
  2. Drive to El Morro National Monument
  3. Drive to campsite

Day 3:

  1. RISE AND SHINE
  2. Drive to Grand Canyon
  3. Explore Grand Canyon
  4. Camp

Day 4:

  1. GOOD MORNING
  2. Day hike to a point of interest in Grand Canyon
  3. Camp

Day 5:

  1. BUENOS DIAS!
  2. Drive to Zion National Park
  3. Stop at a point of interest along the way!
  4. Camp and sing the campfire song song

Day 6:

  1. GUTEN TAG!
  2. Day hike to a cool point of interest in Zion!
  3. Camp

Day 7:

  1. BONJOUR!
  2. Start the drive back home!
  3. Stop in Mesa Verde National Park
  4. Camp

Day 8:

  1. BUONGIORNO!
  2. Continue the longest drive back to Kentucky
  3. Camp/Crash at a hotel

Day 9:

  1. GOOD MORNING STARSHINE! THE EARTH SAYS HELLO!
  2. Arrive at WKU!

 

*All trip itineraries are subject to change due to staffing, permits, weather and location


Sign up & attend this trip to receive a special discount to College Outside

 

REGISTER ONLINE TODAY!

Follow the instructions below

1. Go to https://online.spectrumng.net/wku (it will open a new window!) 
2. Click "Do not have login" (you will need to make an account!) 
3. Enter your 800# (or 500# if a Preston Only Member) for the Member Number (even if you do not have a current membership!)
4. Choose a username and password for your online account with us. 
5. Once you have an account set up, click the Home Icon in the top left (the picture, not the actual home letters)
6. Click on Program Registration in the middle of the page!
7. Select ‘ORAC’ 
8. Select the trip or skill clinic you want! 
9. Add to Cart 
10. Continue to Cart 
11. This should take you to the Payment Summary Screen. Enter your payment info and hit Submit Payment. 
12. BAMM You're registered for a trip
 

 

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