The 2014 Cheyenne Kiwanis Rib fest is this Friday through Sunday (August 15-17) at the Cheyenne Depot Plaza.

Festivities kick off Friday morning at 11, featuring barbecue ribs, side dishes, a Corn Roaster, Wyoming Kettle Corn, Chicago Dogs, Kona Ice and Fuller's Funnel Cakes. The rib fest Friday schedule includes live musical performances by Calling the Restless at 5:30 p.m. and Boogie Machine at 9 p.m., with the day's activities wrapping up at 11 p.m.

The 2014 Rib Fest resumes on Saturday at 11 a.m., highlighting more barbecue ribs and other tasty treats until 11 p.m. Saturday's schedule will also include musical performances by Leung and the Wreck Band at 3 p.m., Southern Fryed at 6:30 p.m. and Deja Blu at 9 p.m. The Rib Fest hours on Sunday are 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Sunday's entertainment schedule includes music by Bandjaxed at 11 a.m. as well as a car show from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. The award for best ribber will also be announced on Sunday afternoon at 3:30.

This year's contenders for the award include Mitchell's Barbecue of Cheyenne as well as at least four other professional barbecue cooking teams, including National Rib Cook Off Winners.