Pigs & Pedals set to invade downtown Asheboro

July 30, 2016 - bbq set

ASHEBORO — It is time once again for what is fast apropos a signature eventuality for downtown Asheboro — a 3rd Annual Pigs Pedals!

The 2-day eventuality will be hold Friday, Aug. 5, from 5-9:30 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 6, from 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m. on Fayetteville Street, Sunset Avenue and in Bicentennial Park.

General acknowledgment to a Pigs Pedals BBQ Cook-off, criterium bike races, attempt bike shows and concerts is free. However, tickets will be compulsory to attend in a accumulation of special activities.

The eventuality kicks off on Friday dusk during Bicentennial Park with a Chamber of Commerce Beer Garden from 5-10 p.m. (The open is acquire to a Beer Garden located in Bicentennial Park nearby a unison stage, yet we contingency be 21 and have a current ID to enter.)

There’s also a giveaway live unison that night with Mason Lovette from 7-10 p.m. The Mason Lovette Band is good famous for behaving nation covers and classics from each genre.

The BBQ cook-off will start set adult that dusk as well. The Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) authorised BBQ cooking foe has been admitted a North Carolina State Barbecue Championship.

Saturday’s events start during 8 a.m. with a Pigs Pedals HOG JOG, followed by a Jr. HOG JOG during 8:35 a.m. The HOG JOG is a 30-minute plea feet foe on a .6 mile loop of sealed streets in downtown Asheboro. Participants competence travel or run. The Jr. HOG JOG will be a one-lap foe for children underneath a age of 10.

The foe is on a stable and stable sealed course.

There are a far-reaching operation of groups for a HOG JOG. Registration is $30. Registration for a Jr. HOG JOG is only $5. Register for both races during https://racesonline.com/events/the-hog-jog or by job 336-626-2626.

Pigs Pedals is hold in and with a Criterium bike foe in that cyclists from opposite a state and segment come to Asheboro and contest on a sealed circuit march along a streets of downtown Asheboro. On Saturday, a races start during 9 a.m. and finish with a veteran foe during 4 p.m. Throughout a event, group and women of all ages contest in a bike racing.

To register for a Pigs Pedals Criterium as partial of a Giordana Crossroads Classic, revisit www.crossroadscyclingclassic.com/asheboro.

All-day activities on Saturday embody a nationally acclaimed King BMX Stunt Show featured via a day on Sunset Avenue. There will also be a giveaway Crumley Roberts Kid’s Zone with attractions to keep kids bustling going all day long. Crumley Roberts will also be providing giveaway scrupulously fit helmets to children in a village who need them, along with safety, cycling and health tips for all those who come by a booth.

There will be face portrayal sponsored by The Fort Animal Rescue, founded in North Carolina in 2012 by Jake Gardner, before of Villalobos Rescue Center and Animal Planets’ strike TV uncover “Pit Bulls and Parolees.” The Fort (Fortitudine Vincimus Rescue Center) is a no kill rescue dedicated to alleviating a pang of all dogs.

For kids and adults alike, there will be a Corn Hole Tournament sponsored by Adventures Beyond Classrooms to lift income to assistance account propagandize trips for kids who validate for assistance. The Cornhole Tournament will take place in a Bicentennial Park parking lot in downtown Asheboro (Academy Street end).

Sign-in will start during noon and a contest starts during 1:30 p.m. Registration price per two-person group is $25. Prizes will be awarded for a winning team. There will also be a hulk cornhole house set adult for particular fun from 12-3 p.m. Throw 4 bags for $5 and if we make all four, we can contest during 3 p.m. for a grand prize. For additional information, hit Michael Smith during 336-302-0166.

​Eric The Chill Tones will take a theatre Saturday from 7-10 p.m. If we wish to shake a tail feather, hear a hottest dance song and stay on a dance building all night long, Eric a Chill Tones competence be a rope for you!

During a whole event, we can suffer a accumulation of foods, interjection to a food trucks stationed on site. Adding food trucks to this eventuality will yield all attendees a eventuality to suffer good food including:

* Big Mikes BBQ mobile food truck.

* How You Que’n?, a food lorry portion a area with a rhythmical family recipe; Chick-N-Que has a unique, delicious taste.

* ​Dean Funnel Cake from Liberty facilities flue cakes, cheesecake dipped in chocolate, sleet cones, lemonade, tea, H2O and drinks.

* Kettlebear Kettlecorn will offer adult uninformed popcorn popped in a normal aged time kettle popper.

* Kona Ice will offer pleasant shaved ice from a singular party vehicle.

* Silo’s Smokehouse will be dishing adult some dainty homemade ice cream. Flavors embody vanilla, chocolate and strawberry.

Pigs and Pedals 2016 is a partnership between a City of Asheboro, a Asheboro/Randolph Chamber of Commerce and a Heart of North Carolina Visitor’s Bureau. For some-more information, hit Pam Morgan during 336-626-1277 or pmorgan@ci.asheboro.nc.us.


Event hours

Friday, Aug. 5, from 5- 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 6, from 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m.


Downtown Asheboro on Fayetteville Street, Sunset Avenue and in Bicentennial Park. For ubiquitous directions, greatfully use 151 Sunset Avenue, Asheboro.


General acknowledgment to a Pigs Pedals BBQ Cook-off, criterium bike races, attempt bike shows and concerts is free, yet tickets will be compulsory to attend in a accumulation of special activities.


The Pigs Pedals BBQ Cook-off is a sleet or gleam event. Programming takes place regardless of continue conditions, yet it is theme to change. Please remember to check a forecast.

Be prepared to walk

Wear gentle boots suitable for walking. The Pigs Pedals footprint stretches over a vast area of downtown.

Wheelchair access

All central Pigs Pedals BBQ venues are available to people who use wheelchairs.

Some critical sum we should know before we attend

* This is a competition. Local health regulations demarcate teams from portion grill to a ubiquitous public. There is a grill vendor, as good as other food vendors that can sell to a public.

* Picture IDs will be compulsory from everybody purchasing alcohol.

* Food and splash can be purchased with cash.

Event Schedule

Friday, Aug. 5 @ Bicentennial Park

* 5-10 p.m. — Chamber of Commerce Beer Garden

* 7-10 p.m. — Free unison with Mason Lovette

Saturday, Aug. 6 (downtown area/Bicentennial Park)

* 8 a.m. — Pigs Pedals Hog Jog

* 8:35 a.m. — Jr. Hog Jog

* 9:15 a.m. — Hog Jog Awards Ceremony

* 9 a.m.-3 p.m. — Crossroads Classic Criterium Bike Race

* 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. — All Day Activities


Free Kids Zone Rides

Children’s Bicycle Rodeo

* 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. — BMX Stunt Bikes

* 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. — Adult Trike Team Races

* 4-10 p.m. — Chamber of Commerce Beer Garden

* 7-10 p.m. — Free concert, Eric a Chill Tones


The following parking lot and travel closures will start on a day and time remarkable next in sequence to ready for and lift out a 3rd Annual Pigs Pedals event.

Citizens and visitors to Asheboro are requested to have their non-event vehicles changed from these locations before to a closures.

Parking Lot Closures: Friday, Aug. 5, during 6 a.m.

* Bicentennial Park (a tiny area of parking competence be sealed a night of Thurs., Aug. 4)

* Church Street 3-tiered parking lot (at W. Academy Street)

* City Hall parking lot, including all spaces behind City Hall (access to a application billing kiosk behind City Hall will sojourn open via a event).

Business owners and employees will be available to park on North Street and during a Asheboro Masonic Lodge parking lot on Sunset Avenue. City of Asheboro crew will be stationed during both of these locations. The dual tiny parking lots on Hill Street will sojourn open via a event.

Street Closures: Saturday, Aug. 6, during 6 a.m.

* S. Fayetteville Street between Salisbury Street and W. Academy Street

* S. Cox Street between Worth Street and E. Academy Street

* Sunset Avenue between Church Street and S. Fayetteville Street

* Worth Street between S. Fayetteville Street and S. Cox Street

* North Street

* W. Academy Street

Streets should re-open for trade by 9 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6.

Note: S. Church Street will sojourn open via a event. The Downtown Farmers’ Market will be open for business on Saturday, Aug. 6.

For information on Pigs Pedals, revisit pigsandpedals.com.

source ⦿ http://courier-tribune.com/news/local/pigs-pedals-set-invade-downtown-asheboro

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