Sunday, May 11, 2003

Get to it!

A guide to help make your day

Going out

Appalachian Festival: The annual celebration of old-timey fun includes crafters, bluegrass music, homespun mountain food and tons of living history.

10 a.m.-6 p.m. today, Coney Island, I-275 and Kellogg Avenue, Anderson Township, $1-$7. 251-3378.

Daniel Lanois: The eclectic musician-producer plays the Southgate House, 8 p.m. today, 24 E. Third St., Newport. $25. 779-9462.

House Tour: The Clifton House Tour shuttles visitors to 10 historic and well-heeled homes in the posh Gaslight District. 1-5 p.m. today, $15 tickets at Ludlow Garage, 342 Ludlow Ave., benefits Clifton Town Meeting. 588-4673.

Antiques: The Second Sunday Antiques Marketplace in MainStrasse Village runs 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today along the district's tree-lined promenade, Sixth and Main streets, Covington. (859) 491-0458.


Top pick: TV's funniest - and most realistic - mom (Jane Kaczmarek) goes into labor on the Mother's Day episode of Malcolm in the Middle, airing a half-hour earlier than usual (8:30 p.m., Channels 19, 45) to make room for Fox's Beverly Hills 90210: 10-Year High School Reunion (9 p.m.).

• Critic John Kiesewetter also says the sole Survivor: Amazon will be revealed in a two-hour special (8 p.m., Channels 12, 7), while the best new movie is Audrey's Rain with Jean Smart on the Hallmark Channel (9 p.m.).

The goods

Mother's Day: OK, so you forgot a gift. There's still time, and it's something you can do online. In your jammies, even. Jergens is hoisting an online auction (eBay, where else?) of autographed photos of celebrities and their moms. Celebs such as Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Joan and Melissa Rivers, Hallie Eisenberg, Jackie Zeman and more. Check out photos and place bids at Web site. Proceeds benefit Steven Spielberg's Starbright Foundation.

Planning ahead

24 hours out: Baseball writer Greg Rhodes and Enquirer sports writer John Erardi sign their Reds photo-history book, Big Red Dynasty, available in hardback or paperback, 7 p.m. Monday, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

Jim Knippenberg


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