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Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

Saturday, September 22nd
All Day

Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures by Charles Brindley

  • Location: Kentucky Museum, 1444 Kentucky Street Bowling Green, KY
  • Time: All Day

The Kentucky Museum is pleased to host Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures, an exhibit featuring the work of artist Charles Brindley.  For more information, visit https://www.wku.edu/kentuckymuseum/

9:00am - 4:00pm

A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green Exhibit

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

POW Exhibit

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

Process Oriented Works

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9:00am - 4:00pm

Salient Features: Trees of Old Forest & Woodland

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

Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures, an exhibit featuring the work of artist Charles Brindley.

More Information

9:00am - 4:00pm

The Essential Tree Exhibit

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

The Essential Tree explores the multifaceted role of trees in both our past and present.

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All Day

Kentucky Honors Roundtable

  • Location: Honors College/International Center
  • Time: All Day
All Day

Hiwassee Kayak & Hike

  • Location: Reliance, TN
  • Time: All Day

Put on your paddling clothes and guide your way down 5.8 miles of the Hiwassee River nestled deep into forested hillsides and pastoral river bottoms. The Hiwassee River Gorge offers Class I-III rapids suitable for all levels of paddling in a beautiful mountain setting. On this overnight trip with ORAC experience exploring a new area and an introduction to whitewater kayaking while escaping the heat in the cool waters of the Hiwassee.

ORAC provides all major equipment needed so grab a friend and make plans to spend your weekend with us.  All you’re responsible for is your own clothes and food and toothbrush!  The drive is 4-5 hours so you’ll have plenty of time to cram in some studying on the way to and from our destination.  The adventure fee also covers all lodging and guiding down the Hiwassee River so don’t let your inexperience deter you from joining us!

Tentative Trip  Itinerary

Friday, September 21st:

  1. Depart Preston Center after classes
  2. Drive to Reliance, TN
  3. Set up camp & eat dinner

Saturday, September 22nd:

  1. Wake Up & Eat Breakfast
  2. Head to the river and kayak
  3. Eat lunch
  4. Pack up and head to the Preston Center
7:00am - 7:00pm

1968 Gallery Exhibit

  • Location: JRH - JRH 0108
  • Time: 7:00am - 7:00pm
7:00am - 8:00pm

Forensics Team - Forensics Tournament

  • Location: GCC - GCC 0111
  • Time: 7:00am - 8:00pm
7:30am - 4:00pm

Girls in Science

  • Location: OCH - OCH 1006
  • Time: 7:30am - 4:00pm
7:30am - 7:00pm

WKU/Alumni Fall Tournament

  • Location: GH - GH 0528B
  • Time: 7:30am - 7:00pm
8:00am - 8:00pm

WKU Forensics Fall Tournament

  • Location: Garrett Conference Center
  • Time: 8:00am - 8:00pm

WKU Forensics Team hosts the WKU/Alumni Fall Swing Tournament and the Alexis Elliott Memorial Lincoln-Douglas Round Robin debate tournament Sept. 21-23, a three-day collegiate speech and debate tournament, with evening final rounds open to the public. 

On Sept. 22, final rounds in public speaking events begin at 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

9:00am - 4:00pm

Museum Day

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

Free admission Saturday, September 22. The Kentucky Museum is participating in Smithsonian Magazine's nationwide Museum Day. For more information https://www.wku.edu/kentuckymuseum/museumday.php 

10:00am - 8:00pm

West Kentucky Flat Shod Pleasure Horse Auction

  • Location: WKU L.D. Brown Ag Expo Center Main Arena
  • Time: 10:00am - 8:00pm
12:00pm - 1:30pm

Head for the Hill

  • Location: Preston center
  • Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
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