If you are looking for an evening filled with live music, food and fun then look no further than Geneseo Brewing Company!

Ribtober Fest will be happening all day Saturday Sep 30 in downtown Geneseo. This amazing festival includes a rib cook-off contest, a bags tournament and live music!

The ribs completion will begin at 8 a.m. There is a $40 entry fee and cash prizes will be from 1st-5th place. The blind judging will begin at 4:30 p.m. Ribs will be available to purchase throughout the event. If interested in entering the contest, contact Geneseo Brewing Company for more information.  You can find them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/GeneseoBrewing/.

The Throwdown Bags Tournament begins at noon. There is a $35 registration fee for all teams wanting to participate. Cash prizes will be awarded to those placing 1st-4th. The proceeds from the bags tournament will go to Friends of Off-Road Cycling.

Live music will be provided by The 309, a QCA band featuring covers of Top 40 Rock and Alternative from the 80s, 90s and 2000s, from 6-10 p.m. You can follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/the309rocks/.

Don’t miss this year’s Ribtober Fest!



Tess Abney is a writer and artist from the Quad-Cities who enjoys writing on a variety of topics for QuadCities.com.