Saturday, November 27, 1999


A guide to help make your day

        • Winter solstice concert: Windham Hill Record's variety program, 8 p.m. today Emery Theatre, Over-the-Rhine. Featured performers: Liz Story piano; David Arkenstone, “new age rock,” and Lisa Lynne, Celtic harp. $20-$25. 458-3115.

        • Sesame Street Live: The kids event continues 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. today at Aronoff Center, downtown. Repeats 1 and 4:30 p.m. Sunday. $10-$16. 241-7469.

        • Bag lady: Kathrine Baumann, famed handbag designer, shows her designs 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today at Nina Paul Jewelry, 9525 Kenwood Road, Blue Ash. 794-0900.

        • Art Gore Quintet: CD release party beginning 9 p.m. today at the Greenwich, 2442 Gilbert Ave., Walnut Hills. 221-1151.

        • Cabaret: Music of Stephen Schwartz with Lori Lee, Sean Kelly and Doug Schmutte, 9 and 11 p.m. today the Cabaret, 1219 Sycamore St., Over-the-Rhine. $5 cover. 665-9100.

        • Book signing: Enquirer health writer Sue MacDonald and Richard Rossiter sign their book, Overcoming Repetitive Motion Injuries the Rossiter Way (New Harbinger; $15.95), 2-3 p.m. today at Books & Co., 350 E. Stroop Rd., Kettering. (937) 298-6540.

        • Candlelight walk: Annual event in MainStrasse Village follows 5 p.m. ecumenical service at Mother of God Church, 119 W. Sixth St., Covington, today. Walk proceeds to Goose Girl Fountain in MainStrasse. 357-6246.

        • North College Hill Christmas: Tree Lighting, Santa, shopping, 3-6:30 p.m. today on Galbraith Road. 522-5897.

        • Christmas in the country: Festivities 10 a.m.-8 p.m. today in downtown Shandon, Ohio 126 between Ross and Brookville, Ind. Welsh Choir and harpist, Santa, luminarias, horse-drawn trolleys, more. Continues Sunday. (513) 738-2962.

        • TV picks: You're a mean one, Mr. Grinch, but the Whos down in Whoville still love you as much as we love How The Grinch Stole Christmas (7:30 p.m., TNT).

        • TV Critic John Kiesewetter also says A&E repeats the two-part Biography of the Millennium: 100 People, 1,000 Years (4-8 p.m.).

        Lawn help: Want to cut the motor population in your garage? Try Ryobi's new TrimmerPlus attachment system, which uses one motor and a 55-inch shaft for five lawn tools: a trimmer (18-inch path), blower, tree pruner, snow thrower and hedge trimmer. Base unit with 4-cycle motor (also available in 2-cycle and electric versions) and line trimmer: $239. Attachments: $55-$109. (800) 345-8746;

        • 24 hours out: “Festival of Carols and Praises,” presented by the Beyer Musical Society featuring the Syrian Bagpipers, Gloria Bell Choir and master harpist Linda Grieser, 3 p.m. Sunday in the Grand Hall at Cincinnati Art Museum. 721-5204.

        • 48 Hours Out: Kids' Hanukkah program, 4-5 p.m. Monday at Mary Ann Mongan Library, 502 Scott Blvd., Covington. Ages 6-12. 491-7610.

        • 72 Hours 'til Tuesday: “Heritage Holidays From Our House to Yours,” tea and lecture fund-raiser, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday at Hayner House in Heritage Village at Sharon Woods. $50-$75. 563-9484.

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