The weekend is kicking off with a bang in Farmingdale tonight as Woody’s Roadside Tavern welcomes musical guest Far Cry to the popular establishment.
Live music is scheduled to start at around 9:30 on Friday night at a restaurant that has had every kind of music from country to Oompah music during Oktoberfest celebrations. More live music is set to take the stage on Saturday when Marty and the Martians will perform for people in attendance.
For people waking up on Saturday morning the Howell Memorial TSA will be holding a Flapjack Fundraiser starting at 8 a.m. at Applebee’s on Route 9. The Howell High School Marching Rebels are also scheduled to hold a garage sale on Standish Drive on Saturday and Sunday mornings
The National Weather Service is calling for a mostly clear weekend in our area with a high near 67 today and a low of close to 46 when the sun sets tonight. There is a 20 percent chance of showers tomorrow with a high near 67 and a 30 percent chance of showers tomorrow night with a low of around 47.
Today is a good day to shave with it being No Beard Day and if you decide you want a beard tomorrow it is Evaluate Your Life Day. On this date in 1967 the United States took possession of Alaska and the first long distance phone line was stretched between Chicago in New York in 1892. The BBC started on this date in 1922 and Congress passed the Clean Water Act in 1972.
Baseball fans will remember October 18, 1977 as the date Reggie Jackson cracked three home runs in Game 6 of the World Series.
Famous birthdays today include actor Jean-Claude Van Damme and musicians Wynton Marsalis and Chuck Berry.