Ribberfest

Friday, April 28

• 9 a.m. — 9 p.m. The Mount Carmel Register’s “Ribberfest Information Station” Official Ribberfest T-Shirts/Schedules/Lost & Found/Questions Answered Free

• 9 a.m. — 9 p.m. First Bank’s “Hometown Vendor Village” Crafts, Sweets & Treats (individual vendor hours may vary)

• 11 a.m. — 9 p.m. KCBS Team BBQ for sale at select vendors

• 11 a.m. — 9 p.m. Large Food Vendors offering a variety of menus (some serving breakfast at 6 a.m.)

• 4 p.m. — 8 p.m. “Art At The Museum” hosted by the Wabash County Museum. Courtesy of MotoRad and Casey’s General Store, free admission and People’s Choice Awards

• 4 p.m. — 10 p.m. The Wine Garden at Neikirk’s Sponsored by First Mid-Illinois Bank. $5 for two-day wristband, free wine glass to first 200 people (Must be 21)

• 5:30 p.m. — 9 p.m. FREE live entertainment on the “Ribberfest Live” Main Stage. 5:30 p.m. — 6:30 p.m. “Moneka Fullop,” 7 p.m. — 9 p.m. “2 Miles Back,” courtesy of Wabash County Tourism

• 6 p.m. — 8 p.m. “Hunk’a Hunk’a Burnin’ Ribs” at the People’s Choice Tent (KCBS Team Baby Back Ribs), sponsored by Borowiak’s IGA and WSJD 100.5FM. All sales donated to the Wabash County Senior Center ($5 for four samples)

Saturday, April 29

• 9 a.m. — 6 p.m. The Mount Carmel Register’s “Ribberfest Information Station” Official Ribberfest T-Shirts/Schedules/Lost & Found/Questions Answered Free

• 9 a.m. — 7 p.m. KCBS Team BBQ for sale at select vendors

• 9 a.m. — 7 p.m. Large Food Vendors offering a variety of menus (some serving breakfast at 6 a.m.)

• 11 a.m. — 2 p.m. “Tasten’ For The Haven” at the People’s Choice Tent (KCBS Team Pulled Pork BBQ). Sponsored by Wabash General Hospital and First National Bank, all sales donated to Safe Haven Homeless Shelter ($5 for four samples)

• 11 a.m. — 5 p.m. “Art At The Museum” hosted by the Wabash County Museum. Courtesy of MotoRad and Casey’s General Store, free admission and People’s Choice Awards

• 11 a.m. — 5 p.m. “Smoke On The Wabash” Backyard BBQ Competition. Sponsored by Mt. Carmel Rural King and Short-Cunningham Funeral Homes

• Noon — 6 p.m. FREE live entertainment on the “Ribberfest Live” Main Stage. Noon — 1 p.m. “Jonas Cowan,” 1:30 p.m. — 3 p.m. “The Primal Roots,” 3:30 p.m. — 6pm “Mad Women.” Courtesy of Wabash County Tourism

• 1 p.m. — 3 p.m. “Thunder On The Hilltop” Motorcycle Show (no entry fee). Sponsored by DeeCane, 3 p.m. winners presentation at the Main Stage

• 2 p.m. — 6 p.m. Kiwanis “Wabash Cannonball Downhill Derby”

• 4 p.m. — 8 p.m. The Wine Garden at Neikirk’s, sponsored by First Mid-Illinois Bank. $5 for a two-day wristband, free wine glass to first 200 people (Must Be 21)

• 4:30 p.m. KCBS TEAM BBQ COMPETITION WINNERS PRESENTATION - Main Stage

Sponsors: Grand Champion — White Stallion Energy

Reserve Grand — Wabash County Tourism

Brisket Category — Brushfire Creative

Rib Category — Mt. Carmel Stabilization

Pork Category — City of Mt. Carmel

Chicken Category — Wabash County Tourism

Hunka’ Hunka’ Burnin’ Ribs/Tasten For The Haven — Winners Presentation at the Main Stage

• 6 p.m. Smoke On The Wabash Backyard Competition/Art Exhibit Winners Presentation at the Main Stage

FREE PARKING – FREE ADMISSION – FREE ENTERTAINMENT

For more information visit www.Ribberfest.com or call 618-263-2093.

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