Rib Burnoff Starts Today: Here's What You Need to Know
Annual event opens this afternoon on the City Commons
The event, sponsored by the Strongsville City Club, will feature award-winning ribs and other fare, plus free live entertainment and inflatables for the kids.
Here are the details:
Hours: 4-11 p.m. Thursday, June 21; 3-11 on Friday, June 22; and noon to 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 23.
Entertainment: Bands this year are Midnight Groove (6:30-10:30 p.m. Thursday), Funkology (6:30-10:30 p.m. Friday), United Force of Ohio Allstars (5-6 p.m. Saturday) and Second Time Around (6:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday).
Cost: Admission is $2, although kids 10 and under are admitted free. Everyone gets in free between noon and 3 p.m. Saturday. All active-duty military personnel with proper credentials get in free at all times.
Food: In addition to ribs, food will include roasted corn, blooming onions, onion rings, fries, sweet potato fries, fried veggies, elephant ears, funnel cakes, frozen cheesecake, fried candy bars, ice cream, fresh-squeezed lemonade, hand-dipped corn dogs and soft pretzels.
Among the ribbers will be Old Carolina Barbecue, which is planning to open a restaurant on Pearl Road in Strongsville, if you want to check out their menu early.
Parking and shuttle: Parking is free. There will be a shuttle available from the Ehrnfelt Recreation Center, 18100 Royalton Rd., between 5 and 10:30 p.m. daily.
Raffle: You'll be able to see the 2012 Chevy Cruze that's being raffled off by the Strongsville High School Athletic Boosters, and buy a chance to win it for $10.
Awards: Awards will be given Saturday evening for Best Ribs, Best Sauce and People's Choice.
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