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2013 Holiday Events

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Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

November 21 Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center, 7:30 pm 270-904-1880, http://www.theskypac.com

“WinterDance: A Holiday Extravaganza!”

November 22-24 WKU Dance Company; WKU Van Meter Hall Fri. - Sat. 8 pm, Sun. 3 pm 270-745-5845, http://www.wku.edu/theatre-and-dance

35th Annual Trees of Christmas

November 29- December 21 Eloise B. Houchens Center View the display M-F 10 am- 2 pm, Saturdays 10 am- 4 pm, Sundays 1-4 pm Open House November 29 at 2 pm, Craft Show December 7-8 from 9 am- 3 pm 270-842-6761

Mammoth Cave National Park Cave Sing

December 1 Meet at Mammoth Cave Visitor Center, 2 pm Storytelling at Mammoth Cave Hotel, 1:15 pm 270-758-2180, http://www.nps.gov/maca

Boyce Community Christmas Parade

December 1 Begins at Old Liberty Baptist Church, 775 Greenbriar Rd. 2:30 pm, 270-842-6667

The Polar Express Storytimes

December 2-4 and December 9-12 Historic Railpark and Train Museum 5:00, 5:30, 6:15, 6:45 & 7:30 pm Admission is Free but Advance Ticket Required 270-745-7317 to reserve tickets on/after Nov. 15 http://www.historicrailpark.com

“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”

December 5-15 Public Theatre of Kentucky The Phoenix Theatre Thurs. 7 pm, Fri. & Sat. 8 pm, Sun. 3 pm 270-781-6233, http://www.ptkbg.org

Smiths Grove Christmas Parade- CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

December 6 Downtown Smiths Grove, 6 pm 270-563-4014, http://www.smithsgrove.org

Downtown Lights Up, Fountain Square Park

December 6 A “Top 10 Great Public Spaces” in America! Santa, free carriage rides, refreshments and more! Door Prizes at Downtown Businesses 5:30-8 pm, 270-393-3000

Bowling Green Gallery Hop

December 6 Galleries, Museums, & Studios around Town Maps available at Visitors Bureau, Capitol Arts, or any participating location 5-8 pm, 270-781-0872, http://www.facebook.com/BGgalleryHop

WKU’s WinterFest: A Choral Celebration

December 7 Holy Spirit Catholic Church 7:30 pm, Donations Accepted 270-745-3751, http://www.wku.edu/pcal

Fountain Square Christmas Market

December 6-7 Downtown Bowling Green square 270-792-1679

Holiday Pops

December 6- POSTPONED TO DECEMBER 13 The Symphony at WKU WKU Van Meter Hall, 7:30 pm 270-745-7681, http://www.bgwso.org

The Caveman Chorus presents Christmas is Coming

December 7 Southern KY Performing Arts Center, 7 pm 270-303-1721, http://www.cavemanchorus.org

Festival of Trains

December 7-8 Historic Railpark & Train Museum Sat. 10 am- 5 pm; Sun. 1-4 pm 270-745-7317, http://www.historicrailpark.com

Bowling Green Jaycees Christmas Parade

December 7-POSTPONED TO DECEMBER 15 AT 2PM 9:30 am; Downtown Bowling Green Beginning at Fountain Square Park 270-535-7974, http://www.bgjaycees.com

Christmas in Kentucky-CANCELLED

Landmark Association 2013 Christmas Tour of Homes

December 7 12-5 pm, 270-782-0037, http://www.bglandmark.com

Christmas at Shakertown Holiday Market

December 7 South Union Shaker Village 9 am-4 pm, Canned food item admission 800-811-8379, http://www.shakermuseum.com

Breakfast with Santa

December 7, 14, 21 Chaney’s Dairy Barn, 8-9:30 am & 10-11:30 am By Reservation Only Adults $10.95, Children (ages 3-10) $6.95 270-843-5567, http://www.chaneysdairybarn.com

Children's Christmas Choir Program

December 8 First Baptist Church, 7 pm 270-842-0331, http://www.firstbaptistbg.org

Sleigh Rides with Santa

December 8 National Corvette Museum, 1-3pm 270-781-7973, corvettemuseum.org

Walk Through Bethlehem

December 12-15 Grace Baptist Church, available 6-9 pm Free, 270-781-5355

“A Christmas Story”

December 13-15 SKyPAC Youth Theatre Capitol Arts Theatre Fri 7:30pm, Sat & Sun 4 pm 270-904-1880, http://www.theskypac.com

Kids Only Shopping Day at Wildflower Gifts

December 14 Lost River Cave, 9:30am-6pm Santa's Helpers will be on hand to help your little ones follow a list and budget 270-393-0077, http://www.gifts.lostrivercave.com

Candlelight Christmas Tours Celebration

December 14 Riverview at Hobson Grove, 4-6:30 pm 270-843-5565, http://www.bgky.org/riverview

Bowling Green Woman’s Club Christmas Home Tour

December 14-15 Sat. 5-8 pm, Sun. 1-5 pm $12 advance tickets, $15 at the door; Proceeds go to BGWC WKU Scholarship Fund 270-563-3330

Tea with Mrs. Claus

December 18 Riverview at Hobson Grove 3:30 pm, Reservations required 270-843-5565, http://www.bgky.org/riverview