POMEROY — Art in the Park will be featured again this year as a part of the annual Gold Wings and Ribs Festival which kicks off the summer festival season on the Pomeroy parking lot.
The art event will take place on Saturday, June 8, in the Court Street Mini-Park under sponsorship of the University of Rio Grande/Meigs Branch.
Debbie Burke is chairing the show which will feature four categories for exhibit, acrylics, oils, photography, mixed media and other, which will include drawings, watercolors, charcoal, and pastels, as well as any other mediums of art work.
One winner will be chosen from each category by vote of those attending the show. The winners in each category will receive a $50 prize, compliments of the University of Rio Grande..
To enter artwork Burke requests that she be contacted online at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 740-992-4579 or 740-508-2800 for more information. Entries are to be taken to the display site not later than 9:30 at which time the display area will be arranged. Bill Quickel, Gold Wings and Ribs Festival chairman, will accept entries at his office on Court St. on Friday or before if delivery on Saturday morning is not convenient for the exhibitor.
Plans are moving forward for the festival which will feature a variety of activities to include motorcycle light parades on both Friday and Saturday nights. The traditional selection of champions for the Best Wings and the B est Ribs will be held, and there will be a variety of entertainment including teen karaoke in the mini-park including Billy Starrett and the Hired Guns, and Tim O’Mark.
As usual there will be kid games like cookie stacking, stick pony races, hula hoop and pickle spittin’ and the popular adult BBQ hot callin’ contest.