Saturday May 25, 2013
Liberty Way/Penn St.
Event Phone: 319.626.5726
Event Phone: 319.936.0981
Seventh annual free, family-friendly, food-filled, music-packed Blues & BBQ event, presented by South Slope.
Listen to live blues on stage all day, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. This year’s lineup features the FunkDaddies, Hal Reed, the Curtis Hawkins Band and Kevin “B.F.” Burt & the Instigators, as well as young musicians from Music4Life and North Central Jr. High.
This event includes free games and activities for kids from noon until 7 p.m., like inflatable rides, a petting zoo, speed pitching, firefighter demonstrations, balloons and much more.
Local vendors will offer a variety of foods for purchase, like the tastiest BBQ in the region, as chefs grill up their best recipes for the BBQ contest at 4:30 p.m.
Adults can cool off in the beverage garden with a variety of craft beers from Iowa breweries. Finally, celebrate both the arrival of summer and North Liberty’s 100th birthday with a spectacular fireworks show at 9:45 p.m.