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International BBQ Festival — Today’s Schedule

Owensboro’s favorite time of the year is this week. The International Barbecue Festival in downtown Owensboro. 10 – 15,000 people will occupy the city. . Here’s today’s schedule of activities.

SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2012


Backyard Cook-Off Set Up 5:00 am (3rd at Frederica)
5K Run/Walk 8:00 am
Car Show Registration 9:00 am-Noon (3rd Street)
Horseshoe Registration 9 a.m. Tournament 11 a.m.
Souvenir Sales 9:00 am-9:00 pm (Souvenir Booth)
Family Pavilion 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (2nd and Daviess Streets)
Motorsports 11:00 am
Backyard Cook-off Judging 12:00 noon
Keg Toss Registration 1:30 pm
Corn Hole Registration 9 a.m. Tournament 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Souvenir Sales 2:00 pm-9:00 pm (RiverPark Center)
Cooking Team Judging 3:00 pm
Car Show Awards Ceremony 3:30 pm
Corn Hole Game 4:00 pm
Backyard Cook-off Awards 6:00 pm (Main Stage)
Cooking Team Award Ceremony 6:00 pm (Main Stage)


Carnival Rides 11:00 am
Midway Games 11:00 am (2nd St.)


Concessions 11:00 am-10:00 pm
Mutton Glutton 2:00 pm-11:00 pm (Riverpark Center)
Cooking Team Serving 4:00 pm


Main Stage (3rd & St. Ann)

12:00 noon The Hiding
2:00 pm Boscoe France Band
4:30 pm Tee Dee Young Band
7:00 pm Stagolee
9:00 pm The Cold Stares

Family Stage (2nd Street west of St. Elizabeth)

1:00 pm The Songfarmers
3:00 pm Jenny Lu and Klassic Krew
5:30 pm Sean T. Johnson
6:30 pm Kountry Bound
7:30 pm DJ and Nicole Potter
9:00 pm Jared Green

Youth Stage (2nd Street)

12:00 noon Sounds of Laughter
12:45 pm Rookies
1:30 pm Forefathers
2:15 pm Late Ones
3:00 pm Everything Went Back
4:00 pm The Tired and True
5:00 pm Denouncer
6:00 pm Darasuum
7:00 pm Major League
8:00 pm Dead Icons
9:00 pm On My Honor
10:00 pm Flatfoot 56


*Beer Garden opens at 12 noon

6:00 pm Sweet Water Band
8:00 pm The Cougar Project
10:00 pm Todd

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