Fun on a bun
Are you experiencing feelings of pain, anxiety and fear? Good! That means you’re still alive and desperately in need of something to do this weekend.
Book sale: Can’t afford to buy a car at the city’s auction? No problem. Check out the Muscogee County Friends of the Libraries’ Book Sale 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday or 2-4 p.m. Sunday. At no point should you purchase or read “American Psycho.” I know these things.
Fist pump! Or not
My biggest goal this weekend: resist the lure of a "Jersey Shore" marathon on MTV. The entertainment lineup should make that mission easy. Here are some highlights:
Hot dogs: The local Fraternal Order of Police hosts a hot dog cookout 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. It's free for FOP members. Non-members pay $5. You can get chips, a drink and a foot-long hot dog. It's at 8827 Heiferhorn Way, off Whitesville Road.
Chuck Negron: The former member of rock act Three Dog Night comes to the Phenix City Amphitheater Saturday night. Gates open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. It's $10, free for guests 12 and younger. No coolers, but alcohol will be sold on site.
California Impressionism: Check out a new 58-piece art exhibit at the Columbus Museum, 1251 Wynnton Road. It spotlights California Impressionism. It opens Sunday and runs through Oct. 17. Sunday's hours are 1-5 p.m. It's free.