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April 23, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm$25
Bacon lovers, this is the news you’ve been waiting for: Star City BaconFest 2017 (starcitybaconfest.com) returns to the Capital City for the third year on April 23 at Lincoln’s Cornhusker Marriott Hotel.
Again this year, chefs from several popular area restaurants will offer up their creative bacon-infused samples of everything from sweet to savory –and about everything in between.
Doors will open at 4:30, with bacon sampling continuing until 7:00 p.m. Admission is $25 for adults, with children 12 and under free. Ticket availability is limited, so purchasing early is strongly suggested. Tickets can be purchased on-line at starcitybaconfest.com.
The Lightning Bugs, a popular Lincoln band, will entertain throughout the evening. Blue Blood Brewing Company will be providing beer samples, while Pepsi will be offering free soft drink samples.
Star City BaconFest is sponsored again this year by the Nebraska Restaurant Association (NRA; www.nebraska-dining.org) and the Nebraska Pork Producers Association (NPPA). Proceeds go toward scholarships for culinary students in Nebraska.