Looking for something to do for the weekend of October 4-7, 2012? Brian McTavish has some great ideas as he returns with the Weekend To-Do List.
All You Need Is…Love Me Do!: A celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles first single, “Love Me Do". “A Hard Day’s Night” at 7 and 10 p.m.; tribute band Abbey Road at 8:30 p.m. Friday at Screenland Armour Theatre, 408 Armour, North Kansas City. Tickets: $10
American Royal Barbecue: “World Series of Barbecue” cook-off and chow-down with live music and family activities. Noon to midnight Friday, 10 a.m. to midnight Saturday at the American Royal Complex, West Bottoms. Tickets: $15; $5 ages 6 to 12
Mike Birbiglia: Stand-up comedy. 8 p.m. Saturday at The Midland, 1228 Main, Kansas City, Mo. Tickets: $35, $40
Longview Art and World Music Festival: More than 90 artist booths, live music, hayride tours of historic Longview Farm grounds. 3 to 9 p.m. Friday (no hayrides), 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday (Shanice & Maurice perform at 1:30 p.m. Sunday) at the New Longview Commercial District, Third Street at View High Drive, Lee's Summit. Admission: Free ($2 hayride)
Punk Rock Pillow Fight: American Dischord, 5 Star Disaster, Itching Regret, the Rackatees, Smash the State. 8 p.m. Saturday at The Newsroom, 3740 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo. Admission: No cover; BYOP (Bring Your Own Pillow). 816-561-1099