BBQ contest highlights Louisville event Saturday

BBQ contest highlights Louisville event Saturday

City of Louisville

LOUISVILLE – Main Street in Louisville will really be cookin’ this Saturday.

The Louisville Area Foundation presents its first BBQ Cook-Off in front of Good Times Bar, as part of the foundation’s Fall into the Season event.

The pre-registration entry fee is $40 for participants. That rises to $50 on Saturday. Participants will cook either ribs and/or brisket.

The check-in is at 7 a.m. with meat inspection between 7 and 9 a.m. The cook-off starts at 9 a.m.

The judging will begin at 5 p.m. with the winners announced at Good Times at 6. Cash prizes will be awarded to the two top winners in each meat category.

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Another event will be the Turkey Trot 5K Run that departs from the American Legion headquarters.

The check-in starts at 8:30 a.m. with the run leaving at 9:30 and going through the streets of town.

The pre-registration fee is $35 or $40 on Saturday.

Register online at:

Other family activities and businesses to visit during the day include:

  • Coffee/pastry bar in the morning on Main Street.
  • Horse wagon rides will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. with a free will donation.
  • There will be a taco bar at Good Times.
  • Secret Santa gift buying event at the public library. It will be hosted by Louisville Public School eighth graders.
  • Louisville High School girls basketball team members will host face/pumpkin painting activities on Main St.
  • Businesses that will have open houses include Feathers, Humble Hive, Coop D’Ville and Simply Styled Boutique.
  • Evening entertainment at Good Times will start at 8 p.m.

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