Friday, October 17, 2003

Daily schedule



Here is the daily schedule of Tall Stacks events.

Today

5:30 a.m.-midnight - Metro operates the Tall Stacks Park and Ride at General Electric in Evendale.

6 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. - TANK operates the Tall Stacks Park and Ride at Turfway Park racetrack.

6-9 a.m. - Morning in-dock riverboat tours (Tour Ticket required to board the riverboats)

7 a.m. - Delta Queen and Mississippi Queen arrive in port.

9 a.m. - Festival gates open

9 a.m. - Sawyertown activities begin

10 a.m.-8 p.m. - River Industry Exhibits open in Newport.

10 a.m. to 10 p.m. - River Taxi operates between Cincinnati and Newport. $5 per person round trip.

10 a.m.-8 p.m. - Newport Barracks and Encampment, Taylor Park in Newport.

3-5 p.m. - The Parade of Tall Stacks. The 17 participating riverboats parade from the Schmidt Field boat ramp, past the Serpentine Wall and the Public Landing.

6 p.m. - The Delta Queen and Mississippi Queen depart.

6:30-7:30 p.m. - Hot-Air Balloon Glows along the riverbank in Newport. Great viewing from across the river from the Public Landing and Serpentine Wall.

7:45 p.m. - Fireworks.

Theater schedule

Theater and concert schedule for today.

9:30 a.m. - Children's Theatre performs Tom Sawyer, Great American Insurance Stage at Yeatman's Cove.

11 a.m. - Tom Sawyer, Great American Insurance Stage at Yeatman's Cove.

12:30 p.m. - Tom Sawyer, Great American Insurance Stage at Yeatman's Cove.

3:45 p.m. - G-Miles and The Hitmen, American Financial Stage at P&G Pavilion.

4:45 p.m. - Buddy Miller, American Financial Stage at P&G Pavilion.

4:45 p.m. - Foxy McCoy, Public Landing Stage.

5:15 p.m. - Kelly Richey Band, Great American Insurance Stage at Yeatman's Cove.

5:50 p.m. - Homunculus, Public Landing Stage.

6:25 p.m. - Delbert McClinton, American Financial Stage at P&G Pavilion.

6:35 p.m. - Steve Earle and the Dukes, Great American Insurance Stage at Yeatman's Cove.

6:55 p.m. - Ricky Nye, Public Landing Stage.

8 p.m. - Salsa Caliente, Public Landing Stage.

8:05 p.m. - Emmylou Harris, American Financial Stage at P&G Pavilion.

8:10 p.m. - John Hammond, Great American Insurance Stage at Yeatman's Cove.

9:05 p.m. - Greg Schaber, Public Landing Stage.

9:45 p.m. - Los Lobos, Great American Insurance Stage at Yeatman's Cove.

9:45 p.m. - Nickel Creek, American Financial Stage at P&G Pavilion.

10:10 p.m. - Jake Speed and The Freddies, Public Landing Stage.

On Stage at Sawyertown

The Greater Cincinnati Foundation stage (Schott Amphitheatre)

Friday

9 a.m. - Seven Quilts for Seven Sisters, "A Stitch In Time"

10:30 a.m. - Princeton High School Marching Band

11:15 a.m. - Union Elementary, Stephen Foster Riverboat Songs

Noon - Roger Bacon Choir Group

12:45 p.m. - Harkie's Hoedowners cloggers

1:30 p.m. - Nina Wagner's Jus' Kiddin' Trio

2:30 p.m. - "Showboat Suite" ballet, by the Dance Department, School for Creative and Performing Arts

3:15 p.m. - Jazz Ensemble, School for Creative and Performing Arts

4 p.m. - Ragtime piano by Todd Hepburn

5 p.m. - Seven Quilts for Seven Sisters, "A Day In The Life Of A Slave"

Events on the Kentucky side

Here's the schedule of Tall Stacks events on the Newport riverfront.

Today

4 p.m.- Whistle blow

5:30 p.m.- Saloon show

6:30 p.m.- Laura Hazelbaker & the BuckeyeRoos

7:30 p.m.- Forget Me Not Dancers

8:15 p.m.- Saloon show

9:15 p.m.- Hoodoo Moon (Todd Hepburn's band)




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