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WBKR’s Dirty Santa and More Things to Do This Weekend

WBKR’s Dirty Santa Party is Saturday night. Be there! Read more here.

Saturday afternoon is the WBKR Christmas Wish Toy Run. It starts with registration at 11am at Mama Leas and rides out at 1pm.  We expect well over 40 bikes.

Saturday  is the Toys for Tots Biker Ball at the James L. Yates American Legion Post 9 on Veterans Boulevard. Admission is $10 plus a toy. All law enforcement or military personnel in uniform will be admitted free. Food from 1pm – 9pm. There will be a Santa appearance from 2pm – 5pm and a  photographer available. Cornhole tournament (indoor) with registration 10am – 11am.  $25 per team and a toy… Live music starts at 2pm Dan Hall, Emily Clark Andy Brasher, Muddy Gut and Insulated.

  Kentucky Wesleyan College will host a Fall Open House Saturday from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Students will experience the excitement of Kentucky Wesleyan College with tours of the campus, informational sessions and conversations with KWC faculty, staff, coaches and current students. Prospective students and their families will have the opportunity to join the campus community at Steele Stadium as the KWC Panther Football team hosts William Jewell College following the Open House.

On Saturday is the Hancock County Middle School gifted and talented group’s annual spaghetti dinner and auction. $5 per person for adults.  For information call Beth Critcheloe 927-6914

The Wongler family will be celebrating the holidays in their new ENERGY STAR home this year, thanks to Warrick County Habitat for Humanity and the Warrick County ReStore. The ReStore is a fundraising venture of Warrick County Habitat for Humanity that sells new and used building supplies and home furnishings to the general public to raise funds to build Habitat houses in Warrick County. This is the 2nd home in Warrick County built by the efforts of the ReStore!

We would also like to thank the many volunteers and donors who have given time or services to make this home possible. Without the support of the local community, this program could not be possible! So, thank you—for helping to build it!!!!

Lou and Debbie Wongler will be given the keys to their new house at 414 South Second Street in Boonville, Indiana at 2:00 p.m. this Sunday. You are invited to celebrate with them on this joyous occasion, as we pray a prayer of blessing and dedicate this house.

If you would like more information on this event or to learn more about Habitat for Humanity of Warrick County or the Warrick County ReStore, you may contact Amy Hobbs or Louetta Young at 812-858-3707.

Want to relax? What better way to start or end your day this Fall than to make a visit to Ruby Moon Vineyard and Winery. This weekend Ruby Moon Vineyard and Winery celebrates 5 years in business. Stop in on Friday, November 11 or Saturday, November 12 for 10% off all purchases and register to win prizes to be given away. Enjoy a wine tasting in the Tuscan inspired tasting room, or get a glass of wine and gourmet cheese and take a stroll through the 3-acre vineyard.

7th Annual Youth for a Cause Community Food Drive

The City of Owensboro’s Parks and Recreation Department and the Owensboro Youth Council will host the 7th annual Youth for a Cause Community Food Drive on Saturday from 7:30 -11:30 a.m. at both Wal-Mart locations in Owensboro.

Youth Council members will have lists of items to be purchased.  Items include: canned goods, boxed foods, coffee products, paper products, school supplies, bedding items, and toiletry items. Donated items will go to various Help Offices and local churches in the Owensboro- Daviess County community.  Last year’s food drive helped feed over 260 families.

For more information or if you would like to donate items, please call the Owensboro Parks & Recreation Administrative Center at 687-8700.

The Kentucky Wesleyan College Wind Ensemble Fall Concert will take place on Monday, November 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Rogers Hall at the Winchester Center. The concert, called “Musical Montage,” will feature a variety of musical styles/genres, including a march, an Irish tune, Czech folk songs and others. Admission is free, and the public is invited. Assistant Professor of Music Gary Laughrey directs the Wind Ensemble.

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