BBQ RibFest 2019

Wayne High School freshman Isabella Nichols sells turkey legs for Timmy’s BBQ of Garrett at Ribfest 2019.
Crowds pick up about noon Friday as summer weather graces the BBQ Ribfest at Headwaters Park in Fort Wayne.
Michael Patterson performs for Ribfest. He was joined by Howard Sims Jr. and Carol Lockridge. All are from Fort Wayne.
Haley Chappuis hands a rib sample to Lisa Esquivel Long, one of the judges at Ribfest 2019 at Headwaters Park. The four-day festival ended Sunday. Long is the editor of Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly.
Skylar Kiess, from left, and Addison, Alexander and Michael Earls of Fort Wayne enjoy Friday lunch at Ribfest 2019.
Norwell High School juniors and show choir members Mikayla Grant and Sophie Emrah make lemon-shake ups at Ribfest.
Jesse Hill of Akron butters up corn at $3 an ear.
Ribs invite diners to sample Texas Pit Barbecue from Magnolia, Texas.