June 25, 2010

National Corvette Homecoming a Top 10 Summer Event in KY

The Kentucky Tourism Council selected the 29th Annual National Corvette Homecoming as part of its 2010 Summer Top Ten Festivals & Events.

Held at the Sloan Convention Center in Bowling Green, July 16-18, say "Welcome Home" to America's favorite sports car and its enthusiasts while viewing row upon row of the sleek, shiny marvels of modern engineering both inside and outside. While Corvettes from all generations compete for awards and prizes, there will be vendors, crafts, an all-Corvette parade, an open cruise-in, seminars and many more fun activities throughout the weekend. For more information, go to http://www.corvettehomecoming.com/ or call 270-791-2117.

June 17, 2010

What's Happening in Bowling Green this weekend?

It's the biggest Hot Rod event of the year for Southern Kentucky... the Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion out at Beech Bend Raceway! Read the full What's Happening newsletter to find out about free events around town you can attend to catch a glimpse of these beauties. Also this weekend, Fountain Square Players presents Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, the BG Hot Rods are in town and there's an organized bike ride Saturday plus lots more!


June 4, 2010

What's Happening in Bowling Green this Weekend?

Check out the Southern KY Model Aero Club's Bluegrass Jet Jam, the BG Gallery Hop, Tour de Cave Bike Ride, National Trails Day celebrations, plus the famous 400 Mile Sale this weekend!   Take a scenic trip across Kentucky from Paducah to Maysville and treasure hunt the whole way! Make a weekend out of exploring the rustic beauty of the state during the "Antiques, Collectibles and Stuff" 400 Mile Sale. Several sites around Bowling Green and Warren County will be participating all weekend including Rockfield Elementary School and Hillwood Estates. Then on Saturday, swing by The Houchens Center, L&N Depot and Vette City Antiques and check out their sales. Also take advantage of Smiths Grove's city- wide yard sale on Saturday. Call 270-781-6858 or visit the link below for more information about the 400 Mile Sale.

To see the full lineup of events this weekend, click here for the full What's Happening or check out our calendar at http://www.visitbgky.com/.

May 25, 2010

What's Happening in Bowling Green this Week

2010 KY Guild of Artists and Craftsmen Spring Fair   Looking to entertain company this weekend or searching for that one-of-a-kind decorative piece for your home or garden? Then come out to the Sloan Convention Center this weekend for the KY Guild of Artists and Craftsmen Spring Fair. Now in its 49th year, KGAC brings together some of the most talented people across Kentucky to provide an opportunity for art lovers to purchase some of the highest quality hand made products. The two-day event features live demonstrations, hands-on activities and quality pieces in glass, ironwork, jewelry, pottery, wood, and more. Admission is $5 for adults and children 12 and under are free. Visit http://www.kyguild.org/ or call 859-986-3192 for more information.

BG Hot Rods Home Stretch   Kick off the beginning of summer with the Bowling Green Hot Rods as they play thirteen consecutive home games beginning Tuesday! What better way to celebrate the season than with a cold drink, a tasty hot dog, great community friends, fun entertainment and the Americana of baseball? Enjoy promotions like Thirsty Thursdays, Friday Fireworks Extravaganza, Saturday Holley Hot Rod Parade, Super-Mega-Prize-A-Thon, and Ladies Night. On Memorial Day, the first 1,000 fans 17 and under will receive a special Hot Rods Skateboard Deck. Go to http://www.bghotrods.com/ or call 270-901-2121 for more details and a full schedule.

Check out the full What's Happening e-newsletter to see the full events calendar for the week here.

May 6, 2010

Country Inn & Suites Bowling Green Now Open

Country Inn & Suites Bowling Green opened its doors at 535 Wall Street on Monday, May 3, adding 85 rooms to the city’s hotel inventory. A member of Carlson Hotels Worldwide, the four-story property features six different room types consisting mainly of suites and double queen rooms in addition to whirlpool and kitchenette options. Meeting space also is available in a 900-square-foot room that seats up to 75 people.

Guests of the new Country Inn & Suites will notice upon arrival the hotel's country, cozy feel as they pass rocking chairs before entering the manor-like lobby featuring rich wooden accents that continue throughout the property. Fireplaces in the lobby and breakfast area plus complimentary afternoon cookies enhance the warm atmosphere of the brand.  Learn more about the property here or visit www.countryinns.com/bowlinggreenky.