Venue Address (Get Directions)"Roman Roast" at Ridge Ferry Park
Date and Time
Saturday, May 10th, 2014 at 3:00pm
2014 Schedule - Saturday, May 10
Gates Open for BBQ FUN! FREE ENTRY for everyone!
10:00am – 4:00pm
Live LOCAL Entertainment on the Stage; come check out your friends and neighbors!
Enjoy great BBQ, Gyros, Chicken, fried cheesecake, funnel cakes, boiled peanuts, fresh squeezed lemonade, homemade ice cream, Philly cheesesteak, roasted corn, apple dumplings, Pappy’s Old Time Soda, $3 Beer and MORE!
10:30am – 11:00am Dixie Stompers
11:00am – 11:30am Southern Sweethearts Cloggers
11:30am – 12:00pm Harold and Wayne – Country
12:30pm – 1:00pm Rome High Chorale 1
1:00pm – 1:30pm Rome High Chorale 2
1:30pm – 2:00pm Dixie Fire Cloggers
2:00pm – 2:30pm Dixie Ramblers – Bluegrass
2:30pm – 3:00pm The Merry Makers – All female bluegrass Band
3:00 - 4:00pm Jayron Weaver
Coosa Valley Credit Union’s FREE Kids Zone – Who loves a festival more than kids? The Coosa Valley Credit Union will host a FREE Kid’s Zone where kids can play on a variety of different inflatables and games including Bouncy houses, wrecking Ball, Obstacle Course, Slides and more! Kid’s Zone will close at 9:00pm.
Art & Crafts – Enjoy local and regional crafts from a variety of artists. Find something special for Mom for Mother's Day (It is Mother's Day weekend afterall).
10:00am – 2:00pm
Car Show - The Armuchee Ruritan Club is coordinating the car show again this year. Come check out cars, trucks and motorcycles. All your favorite classics, makes and models. It's a huge show every year! Interested in entering a car/truck or motorcycle into the show?
11:00am – 1:00pm
GNC People’s Choice Tasting and Voting - Taste Over 1-1/2 pounds of Competition BBQ! This is your chance to sample the best BBQ in the South! Purchase a voting ticket for $5 and try ALL participating teams BBQ while it lasts! Look for the GNC sponsor tent to purchase your tasting ticket; all proceeds benefit Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation programs and services.
12:00pm – 1:30pm Professional BBQ Turn In
2:30pm – 3:30pm Backyard BBQ Turn In
2:30pm Kid’s Q Turn In
This year, the competition will be for the best hamburger. Each child competing will be provided with a prep area, a grill from Southern BBQ Challenge, ground beef and buns from Kroger and charcoal. The kids are encouraged to use their creativity in their cooking method, seasoning and presentation for judging. All contestants will bring their own cooking utensils, cooking supplies and seasonings. Interested in entering the Kid’s Q?
4:00pm 5th Annual Roman Roast on the River Awards Ceremony