Goat Days is back this weekend


By Thomas Sellers Jr.

Goat Days returns this weekend honoring the memories of W.S. Babe Howard and Larry J. Silvey. Friday the Smokin in the Goat Pen IGB Championship BBQ and SCA Steak Cook-off will be held at the South Park Sports Complex located at Jack Huffman Blvd. 

Then on Saturday at the Millington Sports Complex the Lion’s Club Pancake Breakfast will start at 7 a.m. That is the official beginning of the Festival from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Parking is $5 per car and parking is limited.

The entertainment planned for Saturday includes live music all day, craft and local vendors, multiple food vendors, the El Toro Taco and Hot Rod Barn Show and Shine Car Show benefiting the Millington Crisis Center, an Antique Tractor Show, Hot Air Balloon Rides in the morning and evening, and the KCBS Championship BBQ Contest on Friday and Saturday.

Saturday also features a Corn Hole Tournament, an all-day kid zone benefiting the Kiwanis Club of Millington, Twisted Mr. Rogers the balloon twister, a free rock wall, and more.

The end the day on the main stage entertainment provided by Otherlands and the Risky Whiskey Boys.

Things are subject to change and this year’s sponsors are Homer Skelton Ford, Homer Skelton Chrysler Dodge and Jeep, Republic Services and Ritter Communication. 

For more information and updates, call 873-5770.