Saturday, July 20, 2002

Get to it

A guide to help make your day

Going out

        Air show: Here's what you get if you drive north: Jet dogfights, high-energy acrobatics and special appearances by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds high above the Dayton Air Show. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. today-Sunday, Dayton International Airport, $14-$35. (937) 898-5901.

        Country fest: Lawrenceburg celebrates its bicentennial with a day full of country music from the Branson Sisters, Sundown and aching and breaking headliner Billy Ray Cyrus. Noon-11 p.m. today, Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds, U.S. 50 and Argosy Parkway, $20. (800) 322-8198.

        Keith Stefan: The renowned ornament artist hits town to show off a new series of Polonaise Mouth Blown Hand Painted Glass Ornaments. Noon-4 p.m. today,Main Street Memories, 608 Main St., Covington. (859) 581-4438.

        Census release: The Main Public Library celebrates the release of the 1930s census with vintage exhibits, swing dance, genealogy workshops and more. Noon-3 p.m. today, 800 Vine St., downtown, free. 369-6900.

Staying in

        TV picks: The joy of love and marriage for a young couple (Eric Roberts and Nancy McKeon) is dimmed by the fact that his dad (Ben Gazzara) is being investigated as a mob boss. Love, Honor & Obey: The Last Mafia Marriage, 7 p.m., Lifetime.

        • On the eve of the show's return, we can get reacquainted with stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon. The Women of Sex and the City, 7 p.m. and 10 p.m., cable channel E.

Hot tickets: What's on sale today

        Tickets for Incubus' Sept. 27 date at Riverbend go on sale today at $27.75, both pavilion and lawn. Available at Ticketmaster outlets, phone 562-4949, online at

Planning Ahead

        24 hours out: The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Sundaes at the Symphony series returns with a brass-inspired evening featuring virtuoso trumpeter Rolf Smedvig. 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Riverbend, $17-$33. 381-3300.

        48 hours out: The Dinsmore Homestead gets into the dirt with an Archaeology Camp for kids interested in digging up 19th century artifacts. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Ky. 18, 6.5 miles west of Burlington, Ky., $15-$20, registration required. (859) 586-6117.

        A week away: The Newport Arts and Music Festival expands again this year, now up to more than 60 artists, a huge KIDZONE and wire to wire music. Next Saturday-July 27, Riverboat Row between the Taylor-Southgate and L&N bridges. (859) 292-3666.

— Jim Knippenberg

        Contact Jim Knippenberg by phone: 768-8513; fax: 768-8330; e-mail:



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