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Things to do at Grilling on the River


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Admission is free to this family-friendly, sanctioned barbecue contest at the Riverwalk in downtown Columbus. Donations will be accepted for the Columbus-Lowndes Humane Society.  




Friday, April 12 


(Gates open 4-11 p.m.) 


6:15-7:30 p.m. - Big Joe Shelton 


8-11 p.m. - Freeway Band 




Saturday, April 13 


(Gates open 9 a.m.-6 p.m.) 


9-10:30 a.m. - Coca-Cola Kids Que'ing  


10 a.m.-2 p.m. - Miss. Dept. of Transportation "Convincer" 


11 a.m.-1 p.m. - Tennessee songwriter/performer Taylor Hoch 


2-4 p.m. - Wild Magnolias 


4 p.m. - Awards presentation 


Children's activities and craft vendors during the day 


Concessions are available. No coolers, please. Lawn chairs recommended. 


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