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Saturday, April 21st, 2018

Saturday, April 21st
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

Side by Side - Bowling Green

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

A collaborative exhibition of artwork created by young artists with disabilities and local artists will be on display at the Kentucky Museum. Meet the artists at the reception on Saturday, April 14, from 2 PM - 4 PM in the Dorothy Grider Garden Gallery.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

Create It Forward

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

Create It Forward Exhibition

The Potter College All-Arts Project

What is it?  

Individuals and groups of artists creating linked works of art during AY 2017-18
A chance for many parts of Potter College to create something collaboratively
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8:00am - 3:00pm

Gatton Academy Preview Day

  • Location: GH - GH 0235
  • Time: 8:00am - 3:00pm
8:00am - 11:00pm

LifeSkills, Inc. Run for Autism

  • Location: Bowling Green Ballpark
  • Time: 8:00am - 11:00pm

Mark your calendar and begin training for the twelfth annual LifeSkills Run for Autism! This event will include something for everyone: a 4 Mile Run, a 1 Mile Kid's Run, and a 1 Mile Fun Walk. The event will take place at the Bowling Green Ballpark, home of the Bowling Green Hot Rods.

Registration must be received by March 31st to be guaranteed an event T-shirt.

** Children (12 & Under) walk free with a paid adult, but registration must be completed. The 1 Mile Kid's Fun Run is a separate event.

**Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

8:30am - 4:00pm

Mother Daughter Tea

  • Location: DSU - DSU 1037
  • Time: 8:30am - 4:00pm
9:00am - 3:00pm

SOKY Book Fest

  • Location: Knicely Conference Center
  • Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Southern Kentucky Book Fest is one of the state’s largest literary events and is presented by Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Warren County Public Library, and WKU Libraries. Held annually in April, the Book Fest draws thousands of readers of all ages who welcome the occasion to meet their favorite authors and purchase signed copies of their books.

The 2018 SOKY Book Fest will be our 20th and is a fundraiser for the promotion of literacy in our community. The event is free and open to the public. Please note that all books signed at SOKY Book Fest must be purchased at the festival. No previously purchased books are allowed to be signed.

9:00am - 4:00pm

Pay As You Will Saturdays

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

The Museum is offering Pay As You Will  each Saturday from February 3 through May 26. The Kentucky Museum wants to ensure that everyone in our community can see our exhibits.

Each Saturday, instead of standard admission prices guests will make a donation of admission--- at whatever amount. By eliminating cost barriers, it is our hope that more people can visit the Museum*. The Museum houses six major permanent exhibits and several changing exhibits. Visitor parking is available.

 *Please remember the Museum is always free to all WKU faculty, staff and students with a WKU ID. Pay as You Will Saturdays does not apply to scheduled docent guided tour groups.


Saturday Museum Hours 9AM-4PM. For more information, please call 270-745-2592

9:30am - 8:00pm

ATJ 47th Anniversary

  • Location: DSU - DSU 3023
  • Time: 9:30am - 8:00pm
10:00am - 2:00pm

WKU Mini Maker Faire

  • Location: SC - SC C0303
  • Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
The WKU Mini Maker Faire is the first-annual licensed Maker Faire in Bowling Green, KY. A maker faire is a hands-on family-friendly event featuring both WKU and community “makers” who come together to share their enthusiasm with participants. It will include a wide variety of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, food artisans, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors.
2:00pm - 5:00pm

Hilltopper Football Spring Game

  • Location: Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium
  • Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm

WKU Football will wrap up 2018 spring practice with the annual Red vs. White Spring Game. Admission and parking will be free. More details will be available at http://wkusports.com/index.aspx?path=football

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Julie Pride- Master's Recital

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
3:30pm - 6:30pm

2018 Science Olympiad Awards Ceremony

  • Location: DSU - DSU 1071
  • Time: 3:30pm - 6:30pm
All Day

TN Waterfall Tour

  • Location: Tennessee
  • Time: All Day

Cost: $10 students, $15 guest

There are hundreds of waterfalls scattered throughout the Southeastern U.S. Spend the day sightseeing with ORAC as we take you on a exclusive tour of some of the best waterfalls in Tennessee. 

Pre-Trip Meeting: April 19th at 7pm

Enrollment: 10/10 spots reserved

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