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Getting around the Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ festival

Friday, September 25, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CDT; updated 11:43 p.m. CDT, Saturday, September 26, 2009

ROOTS ‘N BLUES 'N BBQ Festival

HOURS:  5:15 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday

FORECAST: The National Weather Service predicts a 20 percent chance of a thunderstorm after 7 p.m. Friday and a slightly greater possibility for showers on Saturday.

STAGES: Seventh and Locust streets; Flat Branch Park at Fourth and Cherry streets; Peace Park at Sixth and Elm streets.

PARKING:  Free parking at four city garages: Eighth and Cherry streets; Sixth and Cherry streets; Tenth and Cherry streets; and Eighth and Walnut streets.

SHUTTLES: Shuttles run every half hour from Reactor Field on Providence Road to the Columbia Convention & Visitor’s Bureau at Providence Road and Elm Street. Shuttle hours are: 4-11:45 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m.-11:45 p.m. on Saturday.

STREET CLOSURES:  These streets will be closed from 9 a.m. on Friday
to 4 a.m. on Sunday.
● Fourth, Fifth and Sixth streets between Broadway and Locust
Street
● Seventh Street between Cherry and Elm streets
● Locust Street between Sixth and Eighth streets
● Elm Street between Sixth and Eighth street

RESTRICTIONS: No coolers, pets, umbrellas, cans or glass bottles.

BICYCLES: Valet bike parking at Shakespeare’s Pizza.

TICKETS: Tickets are required for concerts in restricted areas. One-day passes are $10 in advance and $15 during the festival; two-day passes are $15 in advance and $25 during the festival.

BARBECUE JUDGING: Noon Saturday in the BBQ Village, between Broadway and Locust streets, Fourth and Sixth streets.  

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE: Police, fire officials and EMTs will be on-site.  

LOST & FOUND: At the information booth in the free area of the festival.

 


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Charles Dudley Jr September 25, 2009 | 4:29 a.m.

I hope the rain holds off.

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