In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Beatles' American debut, an exhibit of Beatles memorabilia is on display 9 a.m.-6 p.m. today at the Main Library, downtown. The exhibit continues through Aug. 29. At 1 p.m. today, Dusty Rhodes and former music reporter David Bracey relive the Beatles' first visit to Cincinnati during a panel discussion in the Atrium.
That Sixties Band and Wayback Machine perform acoustic Beatles music at 2 p.m. today, also in the Atrium. 800 Vine St., downtown. Free. 369-6900.
The Newport Business Association is sponsoring a Second Saturday Sidewalk Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today, to showcase businesses, shops and restaurants on Monmouth Street between Third and 11th streets. (859) 655-9419.
A retrospective of paintings by Robert Knipschild opens 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today, Cincinnati Art Galleries, 225 E. Sixth St., downtown. Exhibit continues through Aug. 7. Free. 381-2128.
Tickets for the following events go on sale at 10 a.m. today at Ticketmaster outlets; phone: 562-4949; online: www.ticketmaster.com.
Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson: Aug. 21 at Applebee's Park (Lexington). $47.
Kittie: Aug. 12 at Bogart's. $15.
Collective Soul: Aug. 22 at Newport Music Hall (Columbus). $23.
Joe: Aug. 6 with Avant at Celeste Center, Ohio State Fair (Columbus). $18.
24 hours out
Madcap Puppets in the Parks perform 11:30 a.m., 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Miami Whitewater Forest, 9001 Mount Hope Road, Harrison. Free. 521-7275.
48 hours out
Mr. Pig's Blue Monday Crawfish Boil, 6 p.m. Monday. All you can eat crawfish, with music by Ricky Nye and the Mr. Pig All-Stars. BarrelHouse Brewing Co., 22 E. 12th St., Over-the-Rhine. $16. 421-2337.
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