Sunday, August 13, 2000

Get to it

A guide to help make your day

Going out

        Seafood festival: Great Inland Seafood Festival continues noon-10 p.m. today with selections from area restaurants, children's activities and live entertainment by Willie Ray and the Midnighters, Elaine and the Biscaynes, Robin Lacy and DeZydeco and Rare Earth. Sawyer Point, downtown. 761-9911.

        Zany Brainy: Grand opening celebration of Rookwood Commons' store includes visits by Jungle John noon and 2 p.m. today; mini-concert by a capella group Stormy Weather 3 p.m. and a key chain popper craft program 4 p.m., 2699 Edmonson Road, Norwood. 396-6711.

        Bluegrass: Old-time bluegrass music at a free concert by Pine Ridge Partners, 7-9 p.m. today at Miami Whitewater Forest Harbor Area. 521-7275.

        Antiques: MainStrasse Village Second Sunday Antiques Marketplace 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today on Sixth Street in Covington. (859) 341-3390.

Staying In

        TV picks: The times they are a-changing when A&E devotes a week of Biography to Bob Dylan (8-10 p.m. today, repeating at 10 p.m. and midnight), David Crosby (8 p.m. and midnight Monday), Jimi Hendrix (8 p.m. and midnight Tuesday), Janis Joplin (8 p.m. and midnight Wednesday), Mick Jagger (8 p.m. and midnight Thursday) and a repeat of Sam Phillips (8 p.m. and midnight Friday).

The Goods (What's in stores today)

        Outdoor gear: Coleman for Kids offers two new products with kid appeal. The Firefly Lantern ($7.99) makes a great temporary home for fireflies or other insects. Radio Flashlight ($17.99) features a bright light, AM-FM radio settings and flashing light for emergencies.

Planning Ahead

        24 hours out: Eclectic bluegrass band Leftover Salmon, from Colorado, begins a two-night gig at BarrelHouse Brewing Company, 22 E. 12th St., Over-the-Rhine. $20. 421-2337.

        48 hours out: The Irish Tenors, whose PBS special made the singers superstars, bring their tour to Columbus 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Ohio Theatre. $36.50-$55.50. (614) 431-3600.

        72 hours 'til Wednesday: Guitar duo, Jim G. and Mr. E., present children's songs and a workshop, 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park, 1763 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton. Free with park admission ($1.50-$3). 868-8336.

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