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Wabash County

MOUNT CARMEL • Keensburg • Bellmont • Allendale

Ribberfest in September

The smell of World Champion BBQ drifts through the air during the first weekend in September in Wabash county as the city of Mount Carmel hosts Ribberfest, a preliminary competition for the national “Kansas City” cook-off. More than a dozen teams from throughout the nation compete for the title of  "Best BBQ." Entertainment, car shows and much more await visitors.


Wabash Valley College Performing Arts Series

In Mt. Carmel, the Wabash Valley College Arts Council continues to offer a mix of professional entertainment each year featuring such past professional entertainers as Chinese Acrobats and the Big Band Sounds of the Glenn Miller Orchestra.  Additionally, they feature local talent with an annual Christmas concert, a fall drama and a spring musical.  For ticket information call (618) 263-4999 Extension 3480 or email

Cherry Street in Mt. Carmel

Mt. Carmel Airport

The Mt. Carmel Airport is the sight of the Mt. Carmel Airport Appreciation Day every June and is always an exciting event and a great way to discover aviation.  Located in southern Lawrence County, west of St. Francisville, they conduct a; Fly-in, Airplane Rides, Antique Aircraft Display, Food and Entertainment and Admission is FREE!  For more information call 618-948-2413.  To take a ride in a plane CLICK HERE or below.  


Living Legacy Farmstead "Good Old Days"
 Beall Woods  

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