Saturday, October 18, 2003

Daily schedule



Here is the daily schedule of Tall Stacks events. For concert and theater schedules, see Page S3. For activities on the Sawyertown Stage, see Page S3.

Today

• 5:30 a.m.-midnight - Metro operates the Tall Stacks Park and Ride facility at General Electric and Coney Island.

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

• 6-9 a.m. - Morning in-dock riverboat tours (Tour Ticket required)

• 8-9 a.m. - Hot air balloon races, Yeatman's Cove, Cincinnati.

• 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, ferrying passengers between Cincinnati and Newport. $5 per person roundtrip.

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

• 2-5:30 p.m. - Riverboat Races. Heat 3 pits the Harriet Bishop against the River Queen. Heat 4 pits the Anson Northrup, Spirit of Cincinnati and Island Queen against each other. Heat 5 pits the P.A. Denny against the Chattanooga Star.

• 6:30-7:30 p.m. - Hot-Air Balloon Glows along the riverbank in Newport.

• 7:45 p.m. - Fireworks.

• 8 p.m. - The "Light Up the Ohio" pleasure boat parade. Pleasure boaters decorate their boats.

Today's concert, theater schedule

• 11 a.m. - Children's Theatre performs Tom Sawyer, Great American Insurance stage at Yeatman's Cove.

• 12:15 p.m. - Tom Sawyer, Great American Insurance stage at Yeatman's Cove.

• 1:30 p.m. - Tom Sawyer, Great American Insurance stage at Yeatman's Cove.

• 1:45 p.m. - Wild Carrot, American Financial stage at P&G Pavilion.

• 2:55 p.m. - Raison D'Etre, American Financial stage at P&G Pavilion.

• 3 p.m. - Air Force Band of Flight, Great American Insurance stage at Yeatman's Cove.

• 3:05 p.m. - Walker Project, Public Landing stage.

• 4:05 p.m. - Messerly and Ewing, American Financial stage at P&G Pavilion.

• 4:10 p.m. - Forest-Aires Women's Chorus, Public Landing stage.

• 4:30 p.m. - Michael Sylvester and the River City String Band, Great American Insurance stage at Yeatman's Cove.

• 5:15 p.m. - Janet Pressley, American Financial stage at P&G Pavilion.

• 5:15 p.m. - Stapletons, Public Landing stage.

• 5:35 p.m. - Tony Ellis, Great American Insurance stage, Yeatman's Cove.

• 6:20 p.m. - Big in Iowa, Public Landing stage.

• 6:25 p.m. - Derailers, American Financial stage at P&G Pavilion.

• 6:40 p.m. - Hackberry Ramblers, Great American Insurance stage at Yeatman's Cove.

• 7:55 p.m. - Robin Lacy and DeZydeco, Public Landing stage.

• 8:05 p.m. - Bo Diddley, American Financial stage at P&G Pavilion.

• 8:10 p.m. - Fairfield Four, Great American Insurance stage at Yeatman's Cove.

• 9 p.m. - Light Wires, Public Landing stage.

• 9:30-11 p.m. - Mary Chapin Carpenter, Dar Williams, Shawn Colvin, Patty Griffin; Great American Insurance stage at Yeatman's Cove.

• 9:45-11 p.m. - Keb' Mo', American Financial stage at P&G Pavilion.

On stage at Sawyertown

The Greater Cincinnati Foundation Stage (Schott Amphitheatre)

Today

• 9:15 a.m. - Seven Quilts for Seven Sisters, "A Day in the Life of a Slave"

• 10:30 a.m. - C.O. Harrison School, "Buckeye Pride"

• 11:15 a.m. - St. Henry Grade School, "Parade of Small Stacks"

• 11:40 a.m. - Nina Wagner's Jus' Kiddin' Trio

• 12:20 p.m. - Annie Oakley Wild West Show

• 12:50 p.m. - Ragtime piano by Todd Hepburn

• 1:30 p.m. - Seven Quilts for Seven Sisters, "A Stitch In Time"

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

• 3:45 p.m. - Forget Me Not Dancers

• 5 p.m. - Seven Quilts for Seven Sisters, "A Day in the Life of a Slave"

Events in Newport

Here's the schedule of Tall Stacks events on the Newport riverfront. Covington is not participating.

Today

• 1 p.m.- Whistle blow

• 2 p.m.- Ginny Frazier (harp, flute, mandolin, guitar, bass, drums)

• 3:15 p.m.- Hills of Kentucky Dulcimers

• 4:15 p.m.- Whistle blow

• 5:15 p.m.- Saloon show

• 6 p.m.- Forget Me Not Dancers

• 7 p.m.- Laura Hazelbaker & the BuckeyeRoos

• 8:15 p.m.- Saloon show

• 9:15 p.m.- Cincinnati Contradancers Big Band (Ed Strelau).




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