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BB&T Summer Celebration Announces MORE Entertainment

BB&T Summer Celebration Announces MORE Entertainment

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Music, beer, Circus Mojo and a Ferris wheel.  That’s just a handful of the events happening in the COV this weekend for the BB&T Summer Celebration. 

THURSDAY, JULY 9  

Circus Mojo performances 6-8pm

Covington Landing

  • 50-foot Ferris wheel, giant fun slide, food and drink vendors (6-10pm)

Mercedes-Benz of Fort Mitchell Stage

Braxton Brewing Acoustic Plaza

  • 5-7pm: Opening Night Happy Hour, Sponsored by TQL. Features live music with Tracy Walker, Circus Mojo performances, and special prices on Braxton Brewing beers.

FRIDAY, JKULY 10, 2015

Circus Mojo performances 3pm, 5pm & 8pm Fire Show at Braxton Brewing Acoustic Plaza

Covington Landing

  • 50-foot Ferris wheel, giant fun slide, food and drink vendors  (11am - 10pm)

Mercedes-Benz of Fort Mitchell Stage

Braxton Brewing Acoustic Plaza (8-11pm)

Duke Energy Kids Activity Tent

  • Movement and music with Skool Aid and GCASC (11am - 1pm)
  • Fun educational activities with Head Start (1-3pm)
  • Drum workshop with the Afro-fusion band BAOKU (3-5pm_
  • Sumo wrestling, Barbara Baxter ventriloquist, and music by Mr. Barry with Stoney's (5-7pm)

SATURDAY, JULY  11, 2015

Circus Mojo performances 12pm, 3pm, 5pm and 8pm Fire Show at Braxton Brewing Acoustic Plaza

Covington Landing

  • 50-foot Ferris wheel, giant fun slide, food and drink vendors  (11am - 10pm)

Mercedes-Benz of Fort Mitchell Stage

Braxton Brewing Acoustic Plaza (8-11pm)

Duke Energy Kids Activity Tent

  • Movement and music with Skool Aid and GCASC (11am - 1pm)
  • Cardboard washboard, kazoo and banjo craft, archeology dig, and ice age fossils with Devou Good and Behringer-Crawford Museum (1-5pm)
  • Sumo wrestling and music by Mr. Barry with Stoneys (5-7pm)

Neighborhood Activities

  • Covington Farmer’s Market at 3rd & Greenup (8am – 1pm)
  • Historic home tours hosted by the Historic Licking Riverside Civic Association (9am - 5pm)
  • John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge tours, and Roebling Mural tours courtesy of RoeblingFest (9am - 5pm)
  • Neighborhood group celebrations  (Throughout Day)

SUNDAY, JULY 12, 2015

Circus Mojo performances 12pm, 3pm, 5pm, & 8pm Fire Show at Braxton Brewing Acoustic Plaza

Covington Landing

  • 50-foot Ferris wheel, giant fun slide, food and drink vendors  (11am - 10pm)

Mercedes-Benz of Fort Mitchell Stage

  • 11am-12:15pm: Casey Campbell
  • 12:30-2pm: Mamadrones
  • 2:30-6pm: Shut Up and Drive
  • 7-10pm: Rusty Griswolds

Braxton Brewing Acoustic Plaza (8-11am)

Duke Energy Kids Activity Tent

  • Archeology dig and ice age fossils with Behringer-Crawford Museum (11am-1pm)
  • Water table and brain games with Children Inc. (1-5pm)

Neighborhood Activities

  • “Bike-Centennial” bike ride through Covington neighborhoods presented by Renaissance Covington (7-10am)
  • Bark Centennial dog parade and contest hosted by the MainStrasse Village Association at George Rogers Clark Park (2-4pm) 

MONDAY, JULY 13, 2015

Circus Mojo performance 12pm

Covington Landing

  • 50-foot Ferris wheel, giant fun slide, food and drink vendors  (11am - 10pm)

Mercedes-Benz of Fort Mitchell Stage

Braxton Brewing Acoustic Plaza (8-11pm)

Duke Energy Kids Activity Tent

  • Duck pond, baseball selfies, books and summer reading club with Kenton County Public Library (11am - 1pm)
  • Fun educational activities with Head Start (1-5pm)
  • Drum workshop with the Afro-Fusion band BAOKU (5-7pm)

TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2015

Covington Landing

  • 50-foot Ferris wheel, giant fun slide, food and drink vendors  (11am - 10pm)

Mercedes-Benz of Fort Mitchell Stage

Duke Energy Kids Activity Tent

  • Water table and brain games with Children Inc. (11am - 1pm)
  • Kid-friendly Covington trivia game, scavenger hunt and baseball games with The Center for Great Neighborhoods (1-3pm)
  • Face painting by Cindy's Partywishes with Stoney's (3-5pm)
  • Duck pond, baseball selfies, books and summer reading club with the Kenton County Public Library (5-7pm)

The BB&T Summer Celebration is made possible thanks to sponsors including BB&T, Gateway Community and Technical College, Duke Energy, Mercedes-Benz of Fort Mitchell, Braxton Brewing (official craft beer sponsor), Corporex, The Good People Festival, Budweiser (official domestic beer sponsor), TiER1 Performance, TQL, UpTech, Scooter Media, the MainStrasse Village Association, St. Elizabeth Healthcare, and WCPO Insider.

About BB&T: BB&T is one of the largest financial services holding companies in the U.S. with $189.2 billion in assets and market capitalization of $28.2 billion, as of March 31, 2015. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., the company operates 1,875 financial centers in 12 states and Washington, D.C., and offers a full range of consumer and commercial banking, securities brokerage, asset management, mortgage and insurance products and services. A Fortune 500 company, BB&T is consistently recognized for outstanding client satisfaction by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Greenwich Associates and others. More information about BB&T and its full line of products and services is available at BBT.com.

ABOUT COV200: COV200, facilitated by the Covington Bicentennial Committee, celebrates the 200th anniversary of Covington, Kentucky (February 8, 2015). COV200 is a celebration of the pride, progress and future growth of our city. We’re showcasing the best of Covington in 2015 and beyond, aiming to engage, enlighten and influence our community, our region and our nation. This is our chance to give to our city, for our city, as a community.