POTR gives back despite absent 2020 festival income

RIDGEWAY – Every year for the last 21 years, the Pig on the Ridge barbecue festival steering committee has provided a portion of the Pig on the Ridge profits to 16 Ridgeway Churches and Geiger Elementary School who provide volunteers for the festival. The churches and Geiger use the donations to purchase Christmas gifts for […]

Pig on the Ridge canceled

RIDGEWAY – This won’t be the year of the pig. The Pig on the Ridge festival steering committee made the decision this week to cancel the Pig on the Ridge festival that was scheduled for the first weekend in November in Ridgeway. It would have been the 22nd year for the successful festival. “I know […]

Pig on the Ridge draws crowd

Pig on the Ridge – Nov. 1 & 2

Pig on the Ridge: Nov. 1 & 2

Arts on the Ridge – May 4

Pig on the Ridge festival soars

RIDGEWAY – Pig on the Ridge lived up to the hype last weekend as it does almost every year, with great weather and a large, hungry crowd. “Probably one of the best Pig on the Ridge events we’ve cooked! Looking forward to next year!” Tony Crout of Doko Smoke Barbecue in Blythewood posted to his […]

RW puts lipstick on the Pig for 20th time

RIDGEWAY – More than 800 Boston butts will be cooking, and over 60 S.C. Barbecue Association certified judges will be judging this weekend at the Annual Pig on the Ridge festival in Ridgeway…just as they have for the last 20 years. Despite an announcement last month that the pig might not get over the stile […]

Pig on the Ridge set for Nov. 2-3

Pig on the Ridge survives up/down vote

POR Committee Seeks 75 Volunteers RIDGEWAY – It appeared last week that the almost 20-year-old Ridgeway institution – Pig on the Ridge – was about to breathe its last. The festival survived an up or down vote by the hair of its chinny-chin-chin when the POR steering committee voted 3 – 1 on Oct. 11, […]