Here are my top ten things you should do before an event. Fail in any one of these and your day will be difficult.
10. Verify event location
9. Make sure the car has gas
8 . Make sure you are going to the right event on the right day.
7. Fix broken props
6. Replace dead batteries
5. Eat something before you leave or bring food with you
4. Make sure your cell phone is fully charged
3. Plan to arrive early, but expect delays
2. Verify car keys are in your pocket before slamming car truck closed
1. Go to the bathroom before the event