Pre-weekend Weekend Lunch Invite 86. See You In 2062
New York State Fair
(I-690 near Route 695, Syracuse, N.Y.)
continues through Labor Day. Labor Day, well, is.
again on Thursday and Friday.
Buddhahood is out-and-about again on
Friday also. Not too shabby, all things considered.
- Highlander: Endgame -
Connor MacLeod (Christopher Lambert) and Duncan MacLeod (Adrian Paul) finally face off to see who gets the others head.
- Saving Grace -
Marijuana saves the day in more ways than one. A must see if you can't get enough puns about the various names for pot and joints.
- Whipped -
Three buddies from college gain respect from one another by picking up as many women as possible, only to go thorough a period of group personal growth when they are confronted with the real possibility of trying to all have sex with the same woman.
is closed for the labor day weekend, so I suggest we try the
Corn Hill Cookery
(321 Exchange Blvd.)
Again someplace I haven't been, but I've seen a good review. It's menu is described as eclectic international.
Meet there at noon.
The "big" local thing as far as I'm concerned is the
blues and rock open jam at
(21 Richmond St.)
probably starting around 11:00-ish.
As mysteriously as Electric Light Orchestra disbanded,
ELO Part 2 banded and will be playing at the
Cole Muffler Court
New York State Fair
(I-690 near Route 69, Syracuse, N.Y.)
at 4 and 8.
Karaoke with Sugar Bear at
The Blue Room
(293 Alexander St.)
has proved to be at least modestly entertaining -- mostly the not
dealing with the karaoke part, but Julie's usually there too and we
both know a handful of singers.
For those who aren't working tomorrow,
Tickle the Taint,
Perfect World, and
will all be playing the same songs from 4:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. at
the roof of
The Centers at High Falls
(60 Brown's Race)
However, I know a bunch of y'all are going to the
Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire
(Mount Hope Estate and Winery, 2684 Lebanon Rd., Manheim, PA, directions)
to visit with Phil, Beth, Mike, and Tina. Meeting time is at 10:00 a.m.
so be sure to hit the road around 4:00 a.m.
Never Twice the Same Color:
Mother's Day -
Mom, the founder of Mom's Friendly Robot Company, demands world domination on Mother's Day.
- King of the Hill:
Nancy's Boys -
Nancy and Dale rekindle the romance in their marriage, leaving Nancy's former lover John Redcorn out in the cold.
Faith Off -
Bart is convinced he's a faith healer after he helps a revivalist extract Homer's head from a bucket.
- Malcolm in the Middle:
Francis Escapes -
After his phone privileges are taken away, a lovesick Francis leaves military school to see his girlfriend Bebe.
Trivia Quiz continues at
The Old Toad
(277 Alexander St.)
But the make-you-feel-good-about-yourself event is the
Muscular Dystrophy Benefit -- American Roots Jamboree
(4419 Dewey Ave.)
Leroy & Canyon Rangers,
Boon Farm, and
will be starting at 6:00 p.m.
(875 Monroe Ave.)
is the comedy thing again. The acts are pretty good the
first time you see them but tend to wear a bit. I have
a feeling this week will be a pretty good show which means
I've jinxed it and it will be one of their worst.
Open mic poetry at Java's
(16 Gibb Street)
starting around 9:30.
Johnny's Smoke Free Bar
(1382 Culver Rd.)
becomes slightly tolerable with the comedy improv troupe
Nuts and Bolts