Special Events

Grillers invited for Rhythm & Ribs Saturday, Aug. 18

Grillers are being invited to compete in Albion’s ninth annual Rhythm & Ribs celebration coming up Saturday, Aug. 18, on Fourth and Main Streets in the downtown area.
Registration is available for all contests that day 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.