Contact: Tammy Miller, 874-7465
Columbia Parks and Recreation has extended the application deadline for free tickets to the Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival at Stephens Lake Park. A number of tickets were made available for Columbia's low-income residents through an agreement with festival coordinators, Thumper Entertainment.
Applications must now be submitted by 5 p.m. on September 12 for consideration. Applications are available online at www.GoColumbiaMo.com/parksandrec, or they may be picked up and submitted at Parks and Recreation's administrative office at #1 South 7th St.
Ticket winners will be notified by phone or email on September 13.
Applicants must be residents of the City of Columbia with a household income less than 185 percent of the federal poverty level. Each household is limited to one application with a maximum of four tickets distributed per household. Children ages 12 and under do not need a ticket to attend the festival.
For more information, call Parks and Recreation at 874-7460.