Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues
Where: Madison (Jefferson County)
When: Aug. 16-17
Highlights: On the riverfront, enjoy a festival for the whole family with barbecue and fabulous blues music by nationally known performers. You can also check out BBQ competitions, riverboat rides, 5K walk/run, bike ride, concrete pigs, rib-eating fun and a pig toss game. Admission charge.
Information: 800-559-2956; madisonribberfest.com