Kickin’ Summer Bash this weekend in Pomeroy

By Lorna Hart - [email protected]

The contest said, “anything that floats”!

The contest said, “anything that floats”!

POMEROY — Kickin’ Summer Bash 2016 will take place June 11-12 in downtown Pomeroy.

The Bash begins with the “Cruise In” from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday in the parking lot. All cars, trucks and motorcycles are invited to participate and trophies, dash plaques, Split the Pot and door prizes will be given.

Nightly concerts on the Riverfront Amphitheater are planned, with the Todd Berry Band taking the stage from 6-8 p.m. Friday. This Columbus band plays a mix of rock and roll and some Elvis Pressley music. From 8:30-10:30 p.m., the locally known group Marauder will be performing rock music from multiple decades.

Saturday, the “Anything that Floats” contest will shove off from the Pomeroy levee at noon. Children can enjoy the Meigs inflatables until 8 p.m. and Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood will have his deputies on hand to fingerprint the “younguns.” (Parents will be provided with a copy to put away for safe keeping.)

The Furrfriends Photo Contest is ongoing during the Bash and will award prizes for the cutest pet picture and for various other categories. The Kids’ Pet Talent Contest will take place on stage and also has includes prizes.

The evening entertainment begins with Crossroad Station from 6-8 p.m., followed by the semi truck light parade at 8 p.m. The lighted boat parade is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. and the Zappers will take center stage from 8:30-10:30 p.m.

Many activities are planned this weekend and Bash promotors encourge everyone to come out and enjoy the summer activities. Admission is free and a variety of concessions and vendors will be on hand for the entire event.

For more information, visit the Kickin’ Summer Bash Facebook page or call 740-591-0530 or 740-416-0887.

The contest said, “anything that floats”! contest said, “anything that floats”!

By Lorna Hart

[email protected]