HERE ARE A FEW IDEAS TO MAKE your weekend a little better...

JAMES TAYLOR, YES THAT JAMES TAYLOR, will take the stage TONIGHT at Blossom Music Center.  Showtime is 7pm and you can get tickets at www.livenation.com.

ON SATURDAY NIGHT AT LOCK 3 PARK in downtown Akron, check out the legendary sound of WAR.  This is NOT a tribute band.  You probably remember songs like "Low Rider", "Me & Baby Brother", "The Cisco Kid", etc.  Showtime is 7pm and you can get info at www.lock3live.com.

MANY ACTIVITIES THIS WEEKEND AT Hardesty Park in west Akron.  Friday night it's the annual Wine Tasting & Silent Auction from 6pm to 8:30.  Then on Saturday and Sunday enjoy the Akron Arts Expo.  Along with the expo, you can see Neos Dance Theatre on Saturday evening and The Akron Symphony Orchestra at 7:30 on Sunday.  As usual, admission is free for the art expo.

THE FINAL 3 DAYS OF THE SUMMIT COUNTY FAIR happen today through Sunday.  As usual, the fair takes place at the fairgrounds in Tallmadge. 

THE "REVEREND" BOB LEVY headlines the fun tonight and tomorrow night at The Funny Stop comedy club in Cuyahoga Falls.  Two shows both nights and you can get info for this and future shows at www.funnystop.com.

I'LL BE AT THE NEW KIA OF ALLIANCE tomorrow morning from 10am until noon.  Stop by and say hi.

JOIN ME MONDAY MORNING AT 9am on 640 WHLO.  JIM