THE 3 DAY WEEKEND IS UPON US, and fireworks are the order of the day.  Check the front page of this site for a complete schedule of displays all over greater Akron.  Have a safe and happy 4th.

THE RIB WHITE AND BLUE FESTIVAL continues through Saturday night in downtown Akron.  Ribs, fireworks, and concerts highlight this annual celebration.  Get info at

THE AKRON RUBBERDUCKS RETURN home Friday night for a 3 game set with the Bowie Baysox at Canal Park.  Fireworks follow the game on Friday and Saturday nights.  Saturday night is also Black Keys bobblehead night.  The first 1,000 get the giveaway.  Get more at

ROCKIN ON THE RIVER IN Cuyahoga Falls continues Friday evening with a Led Zeppelin tribute band.  The fun starts at 4pm.

THROUGH SUNDAY, THE CUYAHOGA VALLEY Scenic Railroad offers half off coach tickets.  Trips leave from the Northside Station in downtown Akron.  Get all the info and tickets at

KATRINA BROWN WILL HEADLINE the laughs at The Funny Stop Comedy Club in Cuyahoga Falls this weekend.  One show tonight and two shows on Saturday.  For times and more information visit

HAVE A GREAT HOLIDAY WEEKEND and join me Monday morning at 9am on 640 WHLO.  JIM