Ripley ‘Street Dance’ set for Saturday, June 11

In its continuing efforts to raise funds for the 2016 Ohio Rural Heritage  Festival, (ORHF) the Ohio Rural Heritage Association has organized a special Street Dance set  to begin at 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 11 in the parking lot of the Citizens Deposit Bank 104 East Main Street in Ripley.
The Street Dance will include music from a D.J, several dance contests and many raffles will be available throughout the dance. There will also be kids games and prizes for all. Everyone is invited to this fun event.
Big E BBQ will be on sale for $3 for adults and $1 for kids 12 and under. There will also be a hula hoop  contest and a limbo competition
This year’s  Ohio Rural Heritage Festival will be held Thursday, Sept. 1, Friday, Sept. 2 and Saturday, Sept. 3. Entertainment at this year’s festival will include local band Spearpoint on Thursday night, Big Easy and the Gators on Friday night and Kenny Welch on Saturday night. Also from 12 to 1 p.m. on Saturday audiences can enjoy The Pedigos. Other featured entertainers include 38-20 Music With A Message and Black Mountain Throwdown.
The second annual Ohio Rural Heritage Festival Queen Contest will be held. Contestants will be judged on their original essay on their hometown heritage/history, a formal evening gown competition and will be asked to answer a question on stage. (For details please call (513) 532-3852.
Once again, the Baby Show will be a big draw and will take place on the main stage on Front Street on Saturday. Sept. 3.
Please visit the Ohio Rural Heritage Festival  facebook page or call (937) 213-0540. Also be sure and check out the Ripley Bee for continuing updates on all the great events scheduled for this year’s festival.