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Saturday, March 23rd, 2019

Saturday, March 23rd
9:00am - 4:00pm

A Culture Carried: Bosnians In Bowling Green Exhibit

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

Arte Cubano

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

Exhibit Dates:  March 9-May 28, 2019

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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

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: Kentucky 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.

9:00am - 4:00pm

U.S. Bank Celebration of the Arts

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

Exhibit Dates:  March 2 - April 5, 2019.

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8:00am - 5:00pm

Sigma Chi Province

  • Location: HCIC - HCIC 1011
  • Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Various Sigma Chi chapters and members from Headquarters coming to talk
10:00am - 12:00pm

Kids Potholder Weaving Workshop

  • Location: Kentucky Museum
  • Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Celebrating our two new textire exhibits, Even Coverlets Get the Blues and Jacqui Lubbers: A Legacy in Weaving with a free kids potholder weaving workshop for ages 5 - 16. One woven potholder per participant.


Big Red Volleyball

  • Location: Preston Health & Activities Center
  • Time: 11:30am

Big Red Volleyball is an annual volleyball tournament hosted by the Residence Hall Association. The BIG difference is that the volleyball used is a 48in sized volleyball. Teams of 6-8 compete with one another to win the tournament and bragging rights!


Learn more and sign up at https://www.wku.edu/housing/rha/big-red-volleyball.php

1:00pm - 5:30pm

WKU Softball vs. Charlotte, doubleheader

  • Location: WKU Softball Complex
  • Time: 1:00pm - 5:30pm
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Anna Darling's Senior Recital

  • Location: Recital Hall
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm


Performers will include Anna Darling, Grace Kim, Tanner Age, Aliza Norman

7:00pm - 10:30pm

South Warren High School Musical 2019

  • Location: VMH - VMH 0108
  • Time: 7:00pm - 10:30pm
For ticket information, please call South Warren High School at 270-467-7500
All Day

Junior Preview Day

  • Location: WKU's Bowling Green Campus
  • Time: All Day

This event will feature tours and information sessions tailored for high school juniors starting their college search. RSVP at https://www.wku.edu/headforthehill/.

All Day

WKU Student Research Conference

  • Location: https://www.wku.edu/studentresearch/abstract_submit.php
  • Time: All Day
All Day

Big South Fork Backpacking

  • Location: Oneida, TN
  • Time: All Day

Depart time: March 23 @ 7:00 am

Return time: March 24@ 5:00 pm

Drive time: 3 hours

Included: Permits, travel and equipment.

Cost: $40 Students | $50 Guest

Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, March 19 @ 8:30pm

The Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area preserve the Cumberland River and its tributaries in northeastern Tennessee and southeastern Kentucky. With more than 150 miles of trails, Big South Fork has wonderful explorations of scenic overlooks and its prominent feature, the river gorge. This region contains one of the highest concentrations of natural bridges in the eastern United States. From the river gorge with its magnificent bluffs to the natural arches and unusual hoodoos come experience this neat nature with ORAC for a memorable, exciting weekend stay under the stars!

Tentative Trip Itinerary

Saturday March 23rd:

  1. Meet early morning at Preston Center to pack up the van
  2. Depart Preston
  3. Arrive at trailhead
  4. Begin hiking trail!
  5. Go to cool lookout or another point of interest
  6. Set up camp, eat dinner, and settle in for the night under the stars
  7. Goodnight!

Sunday March 24th:

  1. Wake up!
  2. Pack up camp to begin hiking
  3. Hike rest of the trail, stop for lunch, and see some cool animals
  4. Hike out to van and pack up
  5. Depart for the return to Preston
  6. Arrive back at Preston in the evening


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 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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