The crowds are back again – and so is the entertaining

Folks ended up happy to have a bit of normalcy again at Royal Oak’s Arts, Beats and Eats this Labor Day weekend. Past summer time the function was canceled because of to the pandemic.

Distributors acknowledged dollars and credit playing cards this 12 months, in its place of pre-paid out tickets as festival-goers enjoyed the art, meals, and entertainment.

About $10 will get you a lemonade and Maker’s Mark – and there are also some “Frickin’ Fantastic Cookies.”

“You can find a few various kinds, we have oatmeal-butterscotch,” explained a baker at the Frickin’ Very good Cookies foodstuff booth. “Normal chocolate chip, peanut butter-stuffed chocolate chip and the frickin’ very good combination which gives you one particular of each of the originals,.

And do not forget about the barbecue, in this circumstance courtesy of Hog Heaven

“I obtained brisket, ribs, smoked hen, rib strategies, pulled pork, mac and cheese, peach cobbler, corn bread,” mentioned their pitmaster. “You title it, we bought it.

“It’s excellent to see the crowds back again out, the smiles, the men and women, the young children, out experiencing by themselves.”

And all the warmth and humidity – it’s long gone.

“Climate like this is precisely what you’d inquire for,” mentioned Jon Witz, party producer. “Ingesting, drinking, going for walks, Everyone’s cozy. I consider this whole weekend will be a genuine unique 1.”

Arts, Beats and Eats is 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and Monday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Admission is $5 before 3 p.m. and $10 just after 3 p.m.