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Mark it on your social calendar; Ribfest 2013 in Napoleon is set for Friday, June 28th.   11 local non-profit agencies will be smoking racks of ribs for fans throughout northwest Ohio.   And the Ribfest committee will introduce the region to ‘Velvet Shake’- one of the hottest big event bands in Cleveland.  Raquel Vega and her band will turn back the clock to the ‘80’s and 90’s, along with current hits on the music scene. 

Organizations taking part in rib prep are the Napoleon Fire Department, Henry County Arts Council, Ridgeville Fire Department, Napoleon Aquatic Club; along with Pleasant Township Fire Departments of Holgate and New Bavaria, Together We Can Make A Difference Initiatives, Napoleon Optomists, the Symphony of Trees, Hamler Fire Department, Napoleon Moose Lodge, and the Florida-Flatrock fire department.

                        The event will run from 5:30 till 10:30pm on June 28th.   Ribfest is one of Henry County’s biggest activities of the year.


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