The Journal News from Hamilton, Ohio on April 14, 1977 · Page 43
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Hamilton, Ohio
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Thursday, April 14, 1977
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Page S Journal-News, Hamilton 4 Fairficlcl. Ohio Thursday, April 14, I!I77 Wateh out! The Screamin' Demon is here , A sensational roller coaster, Screamin' Demon, that goes forwards and backwards through a 360- degree loop, will be the major new attraction when Kings Island opens Saturday. Other exciting additions include six new live shows and an outdoor amphitheater, a Boulder Bumpers kiddie dodgem ride and new animals from the North American continent. Kings Island will be open weekends from April 16 through May 22. Daily operation begins May 28 and continues through Labor Day. Thereafter the park will be open weekends through Oct. 16. There will be only two coasters like the Screamin' Demon in the country this year. It travels at speeds up to 45 miles per hour and guarantees an entirely new sensation for coaster riders. The Screamin' Demon will be located in the entertainment area of Wild Animal Safari. A new musical production, "Hooray for Hollywood", in the DARRELL BECKETT'S NEW RUSTY NAIL ]' presents (Friday Saturday Nights for the next 3 weeks THE ' RUSSELL BROTHERS straight from the Grand Old Opry . THURSDAY NIGHT is BEER NIGHT BOOGIE Thursday to the j Floyd Robinson I Nashville Classics GET DOWN AT THE NAIL Rt.27(McGonigle) 868-1130 American Heritage Music Hall, will highlight the 1977 live shows schedule. The new outdoor amphitheater behind the Eiffel Tower, I n t e r n a t i o n a l Showplace, will feature a double entertainment bill. Projected opening -for the theater is in June. Other additions to the live entertainment line-up include: The Half-Time Show, a musical salute to football; The Coney Disco, with Top 40 hit songs; a pair of folk singers in the Rivertown Gazebo; and "Join Us to Sing for America", a medley of patriotic songs nightly at the base of the Eiffel Tower. A Stadium of Stars facility for visiting celebrity entertainers has also been constructed across from the American Heritage Music Hall. Wild Animal Safari has been re-themed for 1977 to include the addition of North American animals, bison, elk, and white-tailed deer. The African section will "HOORAY FOR HOLLYWOOD", a musical salute to the silver screen, will be the featured production in Kings Island's American Heritage Music Hall in 1977. A gay nineties portion of the show will include such nostalgic tunes as "Strolling in the Park" and "It's a Grand Night for Singing.". NOW SERVING! Steaks 'n Such dinner*: Hours: Mort.-Thu. 5-10 Frl.SSat. 5-12 , Sun. 4-10 Thirteen Bengal tigers and four cheetahs will be on display in the Asian section, along with nilgai, black buck, zebu and several other varieties of deer. Over 100 animals foam freely on the preserve, while visitors travel through in the comfort of air-conditioned monorail cars. · The major floral display at the park will be a 55 by 22- foot bed of alternenthera plants in the form of a mother lion and three cubs, outside of the main gate. Admission to Kings Island will be $8.50, with children two years of age and under admitted free; $5.95 at 5 p.m.; and senior citizens 60 years of age and over, $6.50. The monorail train ride through Wild Animal Safari will require a 75 cent ticket. £»arde« I Patio Open .permitting · Wines Such MS N. 3rd. munition. Cool Aid Central Air Conditioning by S I N G E R iinden MATING and (OOIING^ *· SO DOHiif DSIVt Ultimo 0 · *· PHON! it, 11!21 , . · ENGINEERING · SYSTEM DESIGN · INSTALLATION · SERVICE AFTER SALE · FOR OVER 25 YEARS Call for Free Estimates WALTS BIG BARN (U.S. ROUTE 27) 12 Mllei south of Newport, Ky. Old State Road 3 Now Appearing Every Saturday Night Hamilton's own "Dee Jay and the Fllpslde" featuring the great Jim Gayer and hit piano ONE of Kentucky! Dance Floors' Come on out and let ut enjoy your company. Drive a little enjoy a lot. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. ROUND DANCE Proprietor: Bob Ron Berry

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