Richland's Pig Fest is Nov. 7-8

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.

Call 229-887-3377.