YOU HAVE NO IDEA HOW MUCH IT PAINS me to say this but "this is the last weekend of summer before Labor Day". So I've got a few ideas to make it memorable...
THIS SUNDAY NIGHT AT BLOSSOM MUSIC Center, the Cleveland Orchestra along with some of the finest vocalists in the world will salute the music of Cole Porter and other famous composers. Celebrating Popular Song-Cole Porter & Friends will start at 7pm and you can get tickets at www.clevelandorchestra.com.
IF YOU'RE A ROB THOMAS FAN, TONIGHT (THURSDAY) Matchbox 20 and the Goo Goo Dolls will perform at Blossom. Showtime is 7 o'clock and tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.com.
TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT, THE Funny Stop Comedy Club in Cuyahoga Falls presents headliner Chad Miller. He's performed in just about every comedy club in the USA. Did I mention he's VERY funny? Well he is! Tonight is WKDD night out with Keith Kennedy and it's also Military ID night. Just show your ID and admission is free.
THIS SATURDAY NIGHT AT LOCK 3 PARK in downtown Akron, the soulful sounds of Cameo along with Rumplestilskin will be live at 7pm. Admission is $10 and you can get more information at www.lock3live.com.
ONE OF THE FINEST ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVALS begins this weekend in Malvern. The 32nd annual Great Trail Arts & Crafts Festival begins this Saturday at 10am. The festival grounds are about a mile and a half south of Malvern on State Route 43. If you can't make it this weekend, the festival continues next weekend including Labor Day. Info at www.greattrailfestival.com.
THE PORTAGE COUNTY FAIR IN RANDOLPH concludes this Sunday. This is one of the best in the state, so don't miss it. Fairgrounds are on State Route 44 just north of Route 224.
FINALLY, IF YOU ENJOY THE FINER THINGS in life, you might try the annual Art On The Green Festival in the heart of Hudson (intersection of Rts 91 and 303). This event, presented by the Hudson Society of Artists, happens both Saturday and Sunday. Enjoy!
I'LL TALK TO YOU TOMORROW MORNING from 9am until noon on 640 WHLO! TGIF!!!!! JIM