TheTimesTribune.com, Corbin, KY

Entertainment

May 24, 2012

Bog in the Burg this weekend

CORBIN — By Charlotte Underwood / Staff writer

Looking for some fun in the mud?

Look no further than Williamsburg’s Bog in the Burg, which returns this weekend.

The annual event, which takes place Friday and Saturday, is sponsored by Williamsburg and Whitley County Fiscal Court.

The event raises money for the Williamsburg City Police Shop with a Cop program.

The muddy fun starts Friday with ATV registration at 5 p.m. and the actual mud slinging beginning at 7 p.m.

On Saturday, four-wheel drive registration begins at 3 p.m. Start time for the event is 6 p.m.

Gate admission is $5 and children ages 12 and under are free.

Entry fees of $10 apply to racing the ATV event Friday, plus gate fees.

Entry fees of $20 plus gate fees apply to the four-wheel drive event on Saturday.

First, second and third place awards will be presented in each class.

The popular Women’s Foot Run in the Mud will also return with the winner earning $100. Lace-up shoes must be worn for the race.

Last year, the Shop with a Cop program was able to serve 168 children at Christmas with about $100 each. This year’s plan is to serve some 200 children, said Bobby Freeman, a Williamsburg police detective.

“It’s a fun way to support the Shop with a Cop Program,” Freeman said.

He said he also wanted to thank everyone who donates and helps with the program.

“We couldn’t do it without everyone’s help,” Freeman said.

For more information, contact Bobby Freeman at 606-304-7539. For directions to the event, contact Williamsburg Tourism at 606-549-0530. Friday age categories are 2-6 with battery operated ATVs; 7- to 15-year-olds, 50 cc to 90 cc; 16 to adult, two-wheel drive, four-wheel drive and two-wheel drive sport/chain driven. Saturday class one is 34 inches or less, class two, 35 to 39.5 inches, class three 40 inches and over. Class four is for Outlaw bikes.

1
Text Only
Entertainment
  • Floss, Pyatt to perform at Corbin High

    Promising “An Evening of Fun and Entertainment,” humorist, comedian and storyteller Howard Floss will join multi-award winning singer and songwriter Dale Pyatt on stage in Corbin on Saturday, May 17.

    April 16, 2014

  • Arena home to circus two nights in May

    It’s been said everyone loves a circus. With that being said, “The Greatest Show on Earth” is coming to Corbin next month.

    April 16, 2014

  • 0413 Redbud Festival.jpg Redbud Fest kicks off Friday

    The Redbud Festival is right around the corner for Barbourville.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0404 empty bowls.jpg Hunger Paints

    As she dipped a paint brush in a container of bright purple paint, Sarah Pedersen announced her design plans for a clay bowl she held.

    April 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0401 Ride for PRIDE logo.jpg Gates open Wednesday for Ride for PRIDE event

    Ride for PRIDE begins Wednesday and continues through Sunday, with trail rides taking place through the Daniel Boone National Forest and festivities taking place at the London Drag Way at 3385 White Oak Road in London.

    April 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Storyteller at Corbin Library next week

    Calling himself “an unsung ambassador for Eastern Kentucky, professional Appalachian storyteller, author, poet and humorist Stephen Hollen steps in to Corbin for an event next Tuesday, April 8.

    April 1, 2014

  • Native American Weekend kicks off Friday

    Native American culture is coming to Cumberland Falls this weekend.

    March 27, 2014

  • Grills Gone Wild BBQ .jpg Grills Gone Wild BBQ Festival begins Friday in London

    Get ready for some serious weekend grilling! The Grills Gone Wild Barbecue Festival, organized by the Inferno Group of Harrogate, Tenn., is finally here and will begin its festivities Friday.

    March 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0325 Brian Theodore.jpg A well of hope for a dry village

    Four years after a horrific earthquake shook the Caribbean nation of Haiti, a Corbin artist hopes a picture he painted will help get a simple water well built in one Haitian village.

    March 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Humane message: primates aren’t pets

    Monkeys might be cute, but they do not make good pets.

    March 24, 2014

Front page
Featured Ads
AP Video
Obama Hopeful on Ukraine, Will Watch Russians Flamingo Frenzy Ahead of Zoo Construction Crew Criticized Over Handling of Ferry Disaster Agreement Reached to Calm Ukraine Tensions Raw: Pope Francis Performs Pre-easter Ritual Raw: Bulgarian Monastery Dyes 5000 Easter Eggs Diplomats Reach Deal to Ease Tensions in Ukraine U.S. Sending Nonlethal Aid to Ukraine Military Holder: Americans Stand With KC Mourners Obama Greets Wounded Warriors Malaysia Plane: Ocean Floor Images 'Very Clear' Sparks Fly With Derulo and Jordin on New Album Franco Leads Star-studded Broadway Cast Raw: Two Lucky Kids Get Ride in Popemobile Boston Bombing Survivors One Year Later Sister of Slain MIT Officer Reflects on Bombing
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter