Ribs, ice cream and comedy on tap this weekend

By Kelly Maile | Staff Writer Published:

Summer is winding down, but it's not too late to take advantage of all the fun outdoor and indoor activities this weekend has to offer.

Rockin' Rib Fest

Enjoy three days of ribs, music, cold beverages and fun at the annual Rockin' Rib Fest on Friday through Sunday at the beautiful Sunbeau Valley Farm, 3229 S.R. 59 in Ravenna.

The festival is open from 5 to 11 p.m. on Friday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $5.

Free parking and free admission are available with the discount tickets.

Visit the Facebook page at facebook.com/RockinRibFest2013 for a free ticket to the fest.

Kent's 11th Annual Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social

Escape the heat at the 11th Annual Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social on Saturday at Hometown Bank Plaza on Main and Water streets in downtown Kent. The social takes place from 1 to 4 p.m.

There's no better place to be this summer with ice cream at 25 cents a scoop, free ice cream for senior citizens and free children's games.

The event will feature music by The Kent Shindig All Stars and The Little Tango Orchestra, as well as a 50/50 raffle.

For more information, visit standingrock.net.

Date night at Club Velvet

The Comedy Zone presents an evening out with headlining comedian BT, Brandon Terrell and special guest JJay Boyd Thursday through Sunday at Hard Rock Rocksino's intimate Club Velvet, 10705 Northfield Road in Northfield Park.

Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday, 7 and 9:30 p.m.Saturday and 7 p.m. on Sunday.

Tickets are $13.

BT has performed in more than 43 states and three countries and has made appearances in several television shows from Sci-Fi's "Black Scorpion" to HBO's "Suckers."

To make a reservation or for more information, call 330-467-4101 or visit hrrocksinonorthfieldpark.com.

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