The 20th Annual Rock N Ribs festival is this weekend at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. Parking is $5 at the gate and admission is $10 per person at the gate.
Some of the best cooks from around the country have some of the best tasting BBQ in the country available Saturday with the gates opening at 10:30 a.m. The evening concert, which costs extra, will feature the Kentucky Headhunters.
Rock N Ribs, put on by the Rotary Clubs of Springfield, benefits seven local charities: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks; Harmony House; Ronald McDonald House Charities Mobile Dental Unit; Ozarks Regional YMCA; Great Circle; Ozarks Trail Council of the Boy Scouts of America; and Good Samaritan Boys Ranch.
Here’s some of the sights of the 20th Annual Rock N Ribs: