Bring your appetite and a lawn chair to the Lake County Forest Preserves' Ribfest from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 10, at the Greenbelt Forest Preserve, Shelter B, North Chicago. Admission is free.
Live bands will entertain throughout the day, with musical styles ranging from R&B and jazz to Motown. Featured performers include Milwaukee's own Blues Disciples and KTP Band, with special guest impersonator performing Stevie Wonder.
Lake County's best barbecue restaurants will sell ribs and additional barbecue selections and side dishes. Featured restaurants include Big Irb's BBQ Ribs, The Full Slab, Superb Grill and Big Ed's. Taste portions and full dishes will be sold. Attendees will be invited to vote for their favorite ribs.
Greenbelt Forest Preserve is on the west side of Green Bay Road, south of Route 120, in North Chicago, across the street from the Greenbelt Cultural Center, 1215 Green Bay Road.
Call (847) 968-3477 or visit www.LCFPD.org. For a complete program calendar or information about the Lake County Forest Preserves, call (847) 367-6640 to request a free copy of the Horizons magazine or visit www.LCFPD.org/calendar.