Vernon Hills Park District’s 9
Annual Little Bear Ribfest
Little Bear Ribfest
will be held Friday, August 16, 6-11 pm and Saturday, August 17, 4-11 pm in Century Park, 1001 Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills. $5 entry fee payable at the gate. Children 5 years and under are free. Proceeds from Little Bear Ribfest support the Park District’s Family Scholarship Fund.
Six restaurants will be selling their delicious ribs and side dishes at a nominal cost including Big Ed’s BBQ, Real Urban Barbecue, BBQ’d Productions Bar & Grill, Smokin’ T’s Bar-B-Que, City Barbeque, and Brothers’ BBQ.
The Mundelein/Vernon Hills Rotary Club will be roasting corn and Bo-Bo's restaurant will be offering ice cream and other desserts. Beverages will be plenty including a variety of beer, bourbon, wine and soda.
Entertainment showcases award winning blues artists! Friday night's entertainment begins with Donna Herula at 7 pm, and the Blues Beatles take the stage at 9 pm. Steve Ditzell & Blue Lightning perform at 5 pm on Saturday night. Kevin Purcell & the Nightburners follow at 7 pm and at 9 pm, Kenny Neal takes the stage.