He was a pitchman for Jell-O and got us moving with Fat Albert. He was the first black man to star in a television drama and gave fatherly advice in the TV show that bore his name and changed the way many people in America viewed African-Americans.
Whether it's live music, comedy theatre, or the largest water slide on earth, Brian McTavish's Weekend To-Do List has got you covered for summertime entertainment!
Verruckt Water Slide Opening of the world's largest water slide Opens Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily Schlitterbahn Water Park, 9400 State Ave., Kansas City, Kan. Admission: $36.99; $28.99 for ages 3 to 11/55 and older
Even if you can't keep your New Year's resolutions, you can certainly make some short-term promises to go out on the town this weekend. Need some ideas? Brian McTavish is back to offer up a few options in his Weekend To-Do List for January 20-22, 2012.