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Friday, February 7th, 2020

Friday, February 7th
All Day

WKU Apartments Application Open

  • Location: www.wku.edu/housing/apartments
  • Time: All Day

WKU Apartment applications are open February 1-14. Learn more and apply: www.wku.edu/housing/apartments

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

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.

All Day

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

8:30am

#BlacktoService: Baba Musa & Nature's Drummers

  • Location: Bowling Green Junior High School
  • Time: 8:30am
 Students will receive a historical and educational presentation on the importance of African dance culture.
    
10:00am - 12:00pm

Honors augmentation walk-in advising

  • Location: HCIC 1045
  • Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Come in during this time to have questions answered about Honors Augmentation Contracts, and how to complete them!

11:00am - 11:00pm

Paoli Peaks Snowboarding & Skiing

  • Location: Paoli, IN
  • Time: 11:00am - 11:00pm

Paoli Peaks Snowboarding and Skiing

Cost: $55 Student | $65 Guest *includes lift ticket 

Cost: $70 Studnet | $80 Guest *Includes Lift Ticket and Skii or Snowboard Rental 

Depart Time: Friday February 7th, 11:00 am

Return Time: Friday February 7th 11:00 pm 

Drive Time: ~2 hours and 30 minutes

Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, February 4th @ 8:00 pm

Included: Transportation via van, lift tickets, and a rockin’ time!!! 

Not Included: Any & all cold weather gear needed for shredding the slopes! 

Located in southern Indiana, Paoli Peaks offers snowboarding, skiing, and snow tubing! Paoli Peaks has terrain for all skill levels! Paoli Peaks is built on a natural hill at a 900 ft. elevation with a vertical drop of 300 ft. Currently, it has 15 runs and many chairlifts and tows We’ll depart WKU early, drive to Paoli Peaks, get checked in, and start shredding! Included in this trip is transportation and lift tickets. Participants will be responsible for equipment rentals and snow passes at Paoli Peaks.

Visit https://www.paolipeaks.com/ for more information about the park!

 

Day 1:

  1. Depart WKU in the afternnon
    1. Drive to Paoli Peaks
    2. Shred the peaks
    3. Eat dinner! 
    4. Return back to 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
 

 

12:00pm

Lone Star Rodeo

  • Location: WKU L.D. Brown Ag Expo Center Main Arena
  • Time: 12:00pm

 

Shows are Friday, February 8th at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, February 9th at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m.; and Sunday, February 10th at 2:00 p.m.

 

To purchase tickets or for more information:Lone Star Rodeo

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Exhibit Opening Reception and Gallery Talk

  • Location: Downing Museum, 4801 Morgantown Road
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Responding to Bosnia: An Exhibition by Yvonne Petkus and James Kenney is on display through April 4 at the Downing Museum.

An opening reception and gallery talk will begin at 6 p.m. Feb. 7 and will feature foods unique to Bosnia and Herzegovina, courtesy of WKU’s Office of Global Learning and International Affairs.

The exhibition is part of WKU's International Year of Revisited. Learn more

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