What’s Happening at WKU

Here’s a list of upcoming WKU events. All times are Central. For more events, visit WKU’s online calendar, the Current Students page or the Events@WKU page or follow WKU events on Instagram. For more WKU News, follow us on Twitter @wkunews, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WKUNews or subscribe to our newsfeed at www.wku.edu/news

Events@WKU

Upcoming event posters/flyers/announcements are now available on the Events@WKU page.

Ongoing/continuing events

Monday, February 27

  • High School Basketball: Girls’ Fourth Region Tournament. Quarterfinal games — Franklin-Simpson vs. Russell County at 6 p.m. and South Warren vs. Barren County at 8 p.m. Diddle Arena. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.
  • 5:30 p.m.: ISEC Connect. Nite Class at Downing Student Union. Contact ISEC, (270) 745-5066.
  • 6 p.m.: Presentation: A Tree Without Roots Cannot Grow: Beginning Steps in African Genealogy by Nancy Richey, WKU Libraries. Kentucky Building’s Western Room. Contact Nancy Richey, (270) 745-6092.
  • 8 p.m.: Theatre Production: Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead. Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theatre. Tickets are $15; $12 for students and senior citizens. Contact Theatre & Dance, (270) 745-5845.

Tuesday, February 28

  • High School Basketball: Boys’ Fourth Region Tournament. Quarterfinal games — Bowling Green vs. Barren County at 6 p.m. and Franklin-Simpson vs. Russell County at 8 p.m. Diddle Arena. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.
  • 4:30 p.m.: Presentation: North Korea: Fact, Fiction and Propaganda by Dr. Tim Rich. Gary Ransdell Hall, room 2064. Part of International Year of South Korea. Contact International Programs, (270) 745-5334.
  • 6 p.m.: Black Excellence Exposition: Second annual Black History Month performance showcase by the WKU Forensics Team. Downing Student Union Auditorium. Contact Chris Chandler, (270) 745-6340.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Concert: Sheltering Sky by WKU Symphonic Band and Warren East High School Wind Ensemble. Van Meter Hall. Admission is $5; $3 for WKU students. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 8 p.m.: Theatre Production: Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead. Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theatre. Tickets are $15; $12 for students and senior citizens. Contact Theatre & Dance, (270) 745-5845.

Wednesday, March 1

  • High School Basketball: Boys’ Fourth Region Tournament. Quarterfinal games — Monroe County vs. Russellville at 6 p.m. and Clinton County vs. Greenwood at 8 p.m. Diddle Arena. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.
  • 6 p.m.: Recital: Clarinet and Saxophone Studio. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 6:30 p.m.: Gender Images Film Series: Postcards from the Edge. Cherry Hall, room 125. Contact Gender & Women’s Studies, (270) 745-6477.

Thursday, March 2

  • 7 p.m.: Hilltopper Basketball vs. North Texas. Diddle Arena. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Concert: Asphalt Cocktail by WKU Wind Ensemble and South Warren High School Wind Ensemble. Van Meter Hall. Admission is $5; $3 for WKU students. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Friday, March 3

  • High School Basketball: Girls Fourth Region Tournament. Semifinal games at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Diddle Arena. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.
  • 8 a.m.: Middle School Honors Band Clinic. Van Meter Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 9 a.m.: Southern Kentucky Book Fest Used Book Sale. Warren County Public Library’s Bob Kirby Branch, 175 Iron Skillet Court. Contact Sara Volpi, (270) 745-4502.
  • 3 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. Ohio. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 6 p.m.: US Bank Celebration of the Arts Reception and Awards Ceremony. Kentucky Museum. Contact Donna Parker, (270) 745-6083.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Guest Artist: Kevin Schempf, clarinet. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Saturday, March 4

Sunday, March 5

  • 1 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. Ohio. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 1 p.m.: Southern Kentucky Book Fest Used Book Sale. Warren County Public Library’s Bob Kirby Branch, 175 Iron Skillet Court. Contact Sara Volpi, (270) 745-4502.
  • 3 p.m.: High School Basketball: Girls Fourth Region Tournament championship game. Diddle Arena. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.
  • 3 p.m.: Concert: University Choirs. Van Meter Hall. Admission is $5; $3 for WKU students. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Monday, March 6

  • High School Basketball: Boys’ Fourth Region Tournament. Semifinal games at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Diddle Arena. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.

Tuesday, March 7

  • 3 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. Belmont. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 6 p.m.: High School Basketball: Boys’ Fourth Region Tournament championship game. Diddle Arena. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.

Wednesday, March 8

  • 9:30 a.m.: BG OnStage School Day Performance: Stuart Little. Van Meter Hall. Contact BG OnStage, (270) 904-1382.
  • Noon: BG OnStage School Day Performance: Stuart Little. Van Meter Hall. Contact BG OnStage, (270) 904-1382.
  • 4 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. Bowling Green, doubleheader. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.

Thursday, March 9

  • 9:45 a.m.: BG OnStage School Day Performance: Stuart Little. Van Meter Hall. Contact BG OnStage, (270) 904-1382.
  • 5 p.m.: WKU Softball vs. Ohio. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 6:30 p.m.:  BG OnStage Performance: Stuart Little. Van Meter Hall. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students (ages 6-18) and $5 for children (5 and under). Contact BG OnStage, (270) 904-1382.
  • 7 p.m.: Kentucky Live Series: Kentucky and the Great War: World War I on the Home Front by David J. Bettez, historian and author. Barnes & Noble, 1680 Campbell Lane. Contact WKU Libraries, (270) 745-6121.
  • 7:30 p.m.: Presentation: Martha Barnette, author and co-host of A Way with Words. Augenstein Alumni Center. Contact Sara Volpi, (270) 745-4502.

Friday, March 10

  • 3 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. Illinois State. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 6 p.m.: Residence Halls Close for Spring Break. Barnes-Campbell, Bemis Lawrence, Northeast and Southwest remain open. Contact Housing, (270) 745-4359.

Saturday, March 11

  • 1 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. Illinois State. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.

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