2016 National Gathering

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 07/19/2016 - 07/24/2016
All Day

Location
Bowling Green, Kentucky

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Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport
Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA

3rd National Gathering at KBWG
“Fun, Info, Food, Tours and More – 4 Day Event”

Admission Tickets are in the ‘STORE’ page

Schedule – WIP

Tuesday, July 19th – Early Birds

Wednesday, July 20th – Welcome Day and  Reception 7pm (Airport – then to Hotel Bar)

Thursday, July 21st – Airport Activities and Hotel Activities
Airport – Seminars (9-12)
Hotel – Lunch (12-2)
Railpark Tour
Dinner on Own
Hotel – Pool Hangout 7pm – till

Friday, July 22nd – Airport Activities and Hotel Activities
Corvette Museum (9-12)
Lunch on Own
Airport – Seminars (2-6)
Dinner on own
Hotel – Pool/Bar Hangout 7pm – till

Saturday, July 23rd – Banquet
Airport – Maintenance, Airplane Looking, Discussions
Lunch on Own
Hotel – 2 pm meet for Mammoth Cave tour
Hotel – Bar 7
Dinner 8

Sunday, July 24th – Departure Day and Group Flight to Oshkosh

Note: Activities at the hotel are (receptions, banquet, social bar time, seminars) and airport ones include (maintenance seminars, games, hangar flying, demonstrations, ice cream?)

LODGING
Holiday Inn University Plaza
Group Code: GPA – Grumman Pilots Association (Cut off: June 20, 2016)
855-743-7676, Direct: 270-745-0088
Hotel Airport Overview
Holiday Inn University Plaza – Bowling Green
1021 Wilkinson Trace, Blowing Green, Kentucky 42103
The Holiday Inn provides free van shuttle from the front door to the airport (0.8 miles)

Local Attractions (which we might be visiting) (We are going to the Corvette Museum, Mammonth Caves, and the Railpark)

The National Corvette Museum
Phone: 270-781-7973 or 800-53-VETTE (83883) I-65 Exit 28
http://www.corvettemuseum.org/ $10 Adults, $8 Seniors, $5 Youth (6-16) 8am-5pm CT

Lost River Cave
Phone: 270-393-0077
http://www.lostrivercave.org/ $16.95 per ticket Tours last 45 minutes

Mammoth Cave National Park
9-5 Mammoth Passage Tour A – $7, Y – $5, S – $3.5
http://www.nps.gov/maca/index.htm
Here is the tour we have selected, moderate ability and about 2 hours. It is just a small piece of the system shown below.
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Kentucky Museum
Phone: 270-745-2592 $10 Adults, $5 Youth (6-16) 9-4 M-Sa
http://www.wku.edu/kentuckymuseum/visit.php

Historic Railpark and Train Museum
9 – 5 M – Sa S – $10, A – $12, C – $6
http://historicrailpark.com/ 270-745-7317 info@historicrailpark.com
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Aviation Heritage Park
1825 Three Springs Road
Bowling Green, KY 42102-1526
http://aviationheritagepark.com/#lightbox/1/ (Approximately 5 miles south by car)
Aviation Heritage Park

Here is an overview map of the Bowling Green area. Click on the map to expand and see the locations of interest. Mammoth Caves is not on this map since it is located outside of town to the NE.
BG Overview
Go to www.visitbgky.com for more information!

NOTE: To purchase Tickets to the National Gathering, as well as any tours you can book them in the Booking sections, but they are paid for and bought in the ‘Store’ FYI

Bookings

Bookings are closed for this event.

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