For the 16th straight year, Cozad will roll out the ‘red carpet’ and welcome everyone to the Bands, Brews & BBQs celebration and numerous other events that will be held throughout the day on Saturday, July 14th. 
Looking to hit the door running and test your endurance against other runners is best suited for the Rock, Roll and Run that will start promptly at 8 a.m. with five and ten kilometer races as well as one-mile events that will start and finish at the Wellness Center. 
A Cozad Jaycees Motorcycle Poker Run registration will take place at 9:30 a.m. with departure from Collins Motor Sports on the strip at 10:30 a.m.
 The well-attended Triple ‘B’ Car show will be held at Veteran’s Memorial Park. Show and Shine vehicles will be displayed from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. along with the ever popular vendor and craft show. 
Sidewalk sales will take place all around the 100th Meridian City starting at 10 a.m. as well. 
There will be a Kids Olympics held at 10 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park. 
There will be free kids water slides from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. 
The ROCKIT Climbing Wall will test your strength and coordination from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.
The All You Can Eat Grill Master BBQ Competition will begin serving at 5 p.m. in downtown Cozad.
Heather Wellman will play from 5-7 p.m.  Then the James Lee Band will play from 7:30-10 p.m. The main attraction of the concert, Blackhawk will then take center stage performing from 10:30 p.m.-1 a.m. 
The ticket price includes all you can eat BBQ and the musical entertainment.
The traditional Haymaker Open Golf Tournament will also be played at the Cozad Country Club on Saturday and Sunday.