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Albion’s 10th annual Rhythm & Ribs this Saturday

Albion Chamber of Commerce will host the 10th annual Rhythm & Ribs celebration downtown on Saturday, Aug. 17.
The rib barbecue contest will feature total prize money of $2,200.
Grilling teams and cornhole teams are now being signed up for the event. Registration forms are available on the Rhythm & Ribs Facebook site, by emailing to albionchamber@cityofalbion-ne.com or by calling the chamber office at 402-395-6012.
Gates will open at 8 a.m. Beer garden opens at 10 a.m., and the barbecue sampling and people’s choice voting will be from 12 noon to 2 p.m.
Highway 14 Brewing Co. will have a table set up and will begin serving at 12 noon.
Afternoon activities will include the cornhole tournament, and a bounce house and other activities for kids. Two-person teams must register for the cornhole tournament.
An escape room and laser tag will be available from 2 to 5 p.m.
Judging of the barbecue will be at 4:30 p.m., followed by the rib dinner and cream can supper starting at 6 p.m.
Music will be provided by DJ Mike Thiem from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
“Charm School Dropouts” will perform on stage from 4 to 10 p.m.