Special Events

Rhythm & Ribs coming up here Saturday, Aug. 18

Preparations are underway for Albion’s ninth annual Rhythm & Ribs celebration to be held Saturday, Aug. 18, on Fourth and Main Streets in the downtown area.
Grillers are invited to register by contacting the Albion Chamber of Commerce, 402-395-6012, or by email at albionchamber@cityofalbion-ne.com.
The barbecue contest will again feature total prize money of $2,200.
Gates will open at 8 a.m., with the beer garden starting at 10 a.m. People’s Choice barbecue sampling will be open from 12 noon to 2 p.m.
Judging will be held at 4:30 p.m., and the rib dinner starts at 6 p.m.
Music will start at 10 a.m. and continue throughout the day and evening. There will be a bounce house and other activities for children, as well as a cornhole tournament and other games for adults.