All Aboard the Polar Express for the Holiday Parade!

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All Aboard the Polar Express for the Holiday Parade!

Kick off the holidays by hopping on the Polar Express at the Bowling Green Holiday Parade on November 23, 2019! The theme for this year’s parade is Polar Express: Next Stop Bowling Green. The parade will step off at 9:45am on Saturday, with the first float reaching the corner of Main and Wooster Streets atRead More »

Celebrate National Ohio Day in Bowling Green!

November 2nd is National Ohio Day! National Ohio Day celebrates the 17th state to join the United States. Did you know that Ohio was the first state to enter the country from the Northwest Territories? National Ohio Day is a day to recognize all of the contributions Ohio has made to our nation’s history. FromRead More »

Wood County Fair 2019

The 146th annual Wood County Fair will take place from July 29 – August 5, 2019 at the Wood County Fairgrounds. The Wood County Fair has helped create lasting memories for countless people in the community and strives to continue making memories for future generations of Wood County. For eight days every summer, over 100,000Read More »

Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure Celebration

The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure is coming to Bowling Green! The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure (or GOBA) is an eight-day journey of fun and discovery for riders of all ages. This is the fifth time that GOBA is visiting Bowling Green. More than a thousand bike riders from across the country will visit Bowling GreenRead More »

Firefly Nights 2019

Firefly Nights is back! If you’re looking for a fun way to kick off Summer, join Firefly Nights for their 5k run and walk! The run and walk kicks off the street festival series, and serves as a fundraiser for the events. The 5k takes place on Friday, May 17th at 9pm and will beginRead More »

Free Video Game Day 2019

            It’s hard to imagine a time without quite a few things, each list is different for everyone, but one thing that would be in the Top 10 for many people would be video games. Video games have been around since the 70s and the industry has been growing rapidly since. Companies like Microsoft, Nintendo,Read More »

Art Walk 2019

Bowling Green’s 27th annual Art Walk is almost here! Saturday, April 27th from 11am-3pm, The BG Arts Council and Downtown Bowling Green will be hosting over 30 local artists in BG’s historic downtown. The Art Walk is free to attend, but art will be available to buy at the various locations. All proceeds from theRead More »

Earth Week 2019

Happy Earth Week! From April 22-April 26, participate in celebrating the Earth with all the events and eco-friendly activities provided throughout the week! We’ll show you how we put the “green” in Bowling Green! Activities: Get Plants from Wolfs Blooms and Berries, McKenzie’s Flower Basket, and Klotz Floral and Garden Center Get Metal Straws andRead More »

Record Store Day 2019

*Record Scratch* *Freeze Frame*   Yep, that’s me and I bet you’re wondering how I got here. Well you see, in the city of Bowling Green, it started in 1971, when the owner of Finders Records, Greg Halamay wanted a way to offer a better music selection to the city of BG. Since Finders openedRead More »

The Legend of Holcomb Road

It’s that time of the year! Time for Halloween and spooky stories. Have you heard the legend of Holcomb Road? The Legend of Holcomb Road says a driver with a bus full of little children were driving when the driver lost control and the bus drove straight into the woods hitting multiple trees until comingRead More »

Wood County Historical Museum’s 2019 Exhibit

  The Wood County Historical Center (WCHC) operates out of the former Wood County Infirmary, (also known as the poor farm or county home).  Opening in 1869, this public charity building housed the elderly, infirm, insane, physically disabled, and children until the original ideas of public charity in Ohio gave way to the modern ideas of socialRead More »

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The Annual Bowling Green Holiday Parade is this Saturday (November 23)! At 9:45a the parade will step off, with the first float reaching Downtown at 10a. Hop on the Polar Express in Downtown Bowling Green to ring in the holiday season with creative floats, wonderful performances, and a visit from Santa!
Have you been out to Aistear Brewing? Flights are served on a battle axe! Check out their delicious selection of brews.
Feeling sluggish already? @flatlandscoffee has the gorgeous coffee and homemade pastry combo you need to awaken your senses and help you get through the day!

Don't want to brave the cold? Don't worry, you can order bags of coffee for you to brew at home! Check out what's available on their website: https://www.flatlandscoffee.com/shop
Do you have furniture that needs a facelift? Painted Clovers can help! They have what you need for your next project and their knowledgable team can help you! Don't want to do it yourself? The team at Painted Clovers can create a custom piece for you or you can pick a beautiful piece out at their store!

You can see more pieces like the ones at their shop during the Painted Clover's Christmas Market on November 9th from 11a-4p at the Wood County Fairgrounds. Entry is $5. Stop out to get some great upcycled work! #ThinkBGThursday
Don't know what to do for lunch? D.P. Dough has the solution for you in the form of a delicious calzone! From the traditional pepperoni and cheese to the seasonal Thanksgiving Zone filled with Turkey, stuffing, gravy, cheese, and a side of cranberry sauce, there's something the whole family will enjoy.

Follow them on Facebook so you can keep up with their "Zone of the Day" where they discount a different calzone each day!
We loved taking Carol's VIP Adventures on our Folk Lore Tour on Monday.

Thank you to @woodcountymuseum, @sambs.bg, @forkeepsgifts, @bgbenfranklin, Fringe Paranormal, Matt Erman of @capture1studios, @clazel_entertainment, and @juliesdancestudiobg for showing them a great time!
🚨 Lines are painted! We repeat the lines are painted! 🚨

Just a little bit longer BG. Thanks for being so patient with the roadwork and for being supportive of the Downtown businesses during this construction.
Thinking about lunch? We suggest Campus Pollyeyes! Their famous stuffed breadsticks have people coming back again and again. Craving pizza? Their mouthwatering pizza will satisfy any craving! Don't forget to try a delicious sub and get a craft beer to wash everything down.