ENTERTAINMENT / DONNY & MARIE OSMOND / HOLIDAY SHOW: Donny and Marie gave us a sneak preview of their holiday show, The "Donny & Marie Christmas Tour," which will be in Nashville Tuesday December 10th. For ticket information visit www.bridgestonearena.com.
AUTHOR / AMANDA BROWN / "SPRUCE: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO UPHOLSTERY AND DESIGN": Amanda shared upholstery and design tips from her new book, "Spruce: A Step-by-Step Guide to Upholstery and Design." A book signing party will be held at Fort Houston, and a book signing at Parnassus Books will also be held on Saturday November 9. In addition, Amanda is offering two hands-on beginner upholstery classes, a bench class and a lampshade class. For times and class registration information log onto www.spruceaustin.com.
FOOD / CHEF ANTONIA LOFASO / FORMER TOP CHEF CONTESTANT: Antonia talked about some of her favorite holiday recipes and "Dish Up the Love," which is an event to raise money for hungry people in America. "Dish Up the Love" invites at-home cooks and bakers to share their holiday memories and time-honored recipes at www.worldkitchen.com/dishupthelove.html. For each recipe entered now through December 25, Baker's Secret, CorningWare and Pyrex will spread the joy of the season by donating $1 up to $50,000 to Feeding America® – a nationwide network of food banks leading the fight against hunger.
PET OF THE WEEK / NASHVILLE HUMANE ASSOCIATION: If you would like to adopt today's pet or any animal from the Nashville Humane Association, visit them at 213 Oceola Avenue in West Nashville just off Charlotte Ave., call (615)-352-1010 or visit www.nashvillehumane.org.
Students in the Academy of Energy and Power at Maplewood are busy getting ready for next week's Project Expo and had the opportunity to show it off some of their projects to Tennessee Congressman Jim Cooper.