Richland's 2008 Pig Fest is Nov. 7-8.
The 11th annual country festival and barbecue competition kicks off with barbecue teams beginning Friday night. The judging starts Friday and continues Saturday with winners announced Saturday aroujnd 6 p.m.
Shane Owens and 231 South, a country-western band from Dothan, performs 8 p.m.-midnight Friday. Tag and Huff Croxton and Rob Ivey and Revolution 9 will perform Saturday 8 p.m.-midnight.
The festival includes food concessions, as well as arts and crafts vendors.
Admission is free.
Proceeds go to the Richland Better Hometown and the Stewart-Webster Christmas Fund, which provides food and gift baskets to less-fortunate families in the area.