Sunday, October 19, 2003

Today's Tall Stacks schedule



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

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

HOW TO GET IN
Tickets are available at the gate.
Tour Ticket, $18, allows you to tour as many riverboats as you like (not including the Delta Queen and Mississippi Queen), from 6-9 a.m. and includes a Tall Stacks Admission Pin.
Admission Pin: $15.
Cruise tickets: $18-$75 per person.
• 6-9 a.m. Morning in-dock riverboat tours (Tour Ticket required)

• 7 a.m. - Delta Queen and Mississippi Queen return to port.

• 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 ferries passengers between Cincinnati and Newport for $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 6 features the re-match in the "Race for the Golden Antlers" between the Delta Queen and the Belle of Louisville. Heat 7 pits the Creole Queen against the Majestic. Heat 8 pits the Mississippi Queen against the General Jackson.

• 8 p.m. - Fireworks.

Concert and theater schedule

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

• Noon - Kolping Saengerchor, American Financial Stage at P&G Pavilion.

THE RULES
• The Tall Stacks festival takes place rain or shine. There will be no refunds, rain checks or exchanges.
• No coolers, beverages or food. No pets (except for trained service animals), large bags/backpacks, lawn chairs, umbrellas with pointed ends or recreational sporting goods.
• No tripods.
• No weapons, foul/abusive language, obscene gestures or indecent clothing.
• Guests must be 21 or over to purchase alcoholic beverages. Proper ID required.
• Recording or photography is prohibited at any stage performance unless pre-approved by the band. Check www.tallstacks.com for more information.
• 12:15 p.m. - Tom Sawyer, Great American Insurance Stage at Yeatman's Cove.

• 12:30 p.m. - Kenny Smith Ministry Singers, Public Landing Stage.

• 1 p.m. - Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers, American Financial Stage at P&G Pavilion.

• 1:25 p.m. - Murphy's Law, Public Landing Stage.

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

• 2:10 p.m. - Karen Clark-Sheard, American Financial Stage at P&G Pavilion.

• 2:30 p.m. - Steve Schmidt, Public Landing Stage.

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

• 3:35 p.m. - Blue Wisp Big Band, Public Landing Stage.

• 3:35 p.m. - Sonny Moorman Group, American Financial Stage at P&G Pavilion.

• 4:30 p.m. - Kathy Wade, Great American Insurance Stage at Yeatman's Cove.

• 4:40 p.m. - Southern Gateway Chorus, Public Landing Stage.

• 4:45 p.m. - John Mayall and The Bluesbreakers, American Financial Stage at P&G Pavilion.

• 5:35 p.m. - The Blind Boys of Alabama, Great American Insurance Stage at Yeatman's Cove.

• 5:45 p.m. - Keith Little, Public Landing Stage.

• 6:30 p.m. - B.B. King, American Financial Stage at P&G Pavilion.

• 6:50 p.m. - Sweet Alice Hoskins, Public Landing Stage.

• 6:55 p.m. - Mavis Staples, Great American Insurance Stage at Yeatman's Cove.

On stage at Sawyertown

The Greater Cincinnati Foundation Stage (Schott Amphitheatre)

• 9:30 a.m. - Seven Quilts for Seven Sisters, "A Stitch In Time"

• 11 a.m. - Southeastern Indiana Children's Choir

• 11:45 a.m. - Margaret B. Rost School, MRDD, "Hands In Harmony"

• Noon - Ragtime piano by Todd Hepburn

• 12:30 p.m. - Annie Oakley Wild West Show

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

• 3 p.m. - "Showboat Suite" ballet, Dance Department of the 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"

Newport events

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

• 1 p.m.- Whistle blow

• 2:15 p.m.- Saloon show

• 3:15 p.m.- Harkie's Hoedowners cloggers.

• 4:30 p.m.- Whistle blow

• 5:45 p.m.- Saloon show

• 6:30 p.m.- Back Porch Swing Band (western swing)




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Today's schedule | Getting there and parking
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