Jiggy with the Piggy Festival schedule of events starts today

Published 8:04 am Thursday, May 2, 2019

May 2-5

KANNAPOLIS — BBQ competition teams from across the U.S. compete at the North Carolina Research Campus, sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society.
More than 100 arts & crafts vendors, concerts, a 5K walk/run, fireworks and a People’s Choice wings and pork tasting plus the popular kids’ Zucchinni 600.

Today
4-7 p.m. Kannapolis Farmers Market – Opening Day
Zucchini 600 Pre-build workshop at the Farmers Market
(We provide the zucchini & veggies – get tips and help building your racecar).
6:30 p.m. Jiggy with the Piggy 5K, Run Kannapolis Series. (Dress in a piggy related costume to win prizes).
Intimidators Baseball vs Hickory Crawdads – tickets@intimidatorsbaseball.com

Friday
5 p.m. Festival Opens to the Public – North Carolina Research Campus Horseshoe. Food, Arts & Crafts, Carnival Rides, and More
6 p.m. – Wreck-It Ralph 2 at Veterans Park. Bring a chair.
Intimidators Baseball vs Hickory Crawdads, tickets@intimidatorsbaseball.com
6-8 p.m. People’s Choice – Wings (while tickets last at NC Research Campus; look for the signs and the white tent. Proceeds benefit Cannon Memorial YMCA.
7-9:45 p.m. Joe Nichols in concert with Michael Cosner
9:45 p.m. Fireworks

Saturday
7 a.m. Kannapolis YMCA All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast, $5.
9 a.m. Festival Opens to the Public
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Kid’s Zone activities
10 a.m.- Zucchini 600 Pits Open – we provide the zucchini and veggies.
Noon – Zucchini 600 races start
Carnival Rides, Inflatables, GoPro Motorplex Kids Car Displays
Noon-2 pm People’s Choice Pork Tasting (while supplies last). Proceeds Benefit Kannapolis Rotary Club.
12:30-5 p.m. – Chase Bryant in concert with Diamonds & Whiskey and Corey Hunt
5 p.m. BBQ Competition Awards Ceremony at The Laureate Center
5 p.m. Festival Ends
Intimidators Baseball vs Hickory Crawdads – tickets@intimidatorsbaseball.com

Sunday
1-3 p.m. Jazz in the Park – Brian Burton Trio, Veterans Park, bing a chair

For more information visit www.jiggywiththepiggy.com

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