Event Schedule


2017 Tackle the Tar Schedule

Thursday Evening, 05/18/2017

Rocky Mount Mills (1151 Falls Road, Rocky Mount, NC 27804)
Sponsored by: The Rocky Mount Mills

  • Southern Culture on the Skids
  • Food
  • Beer/Wine
  • Silent Auction
  • Packet Pickup (6-9PM)

Friday Evening, 05/19/2017

Rocky Mount Municipal Stadium (600 Independence Drive, Rocky Mount, NC 27804)
Sponsored by: The Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences

  • Kids Movie Night – Moana (8:30 PM)
  • Live Music – Spencer Davis (6-8:30 PM)
  • Food Trucks – Chick Fil-A, Six Smokin’ Bones, & Miranda’s Sweet Addictions
  • Children’s Arts and Crafts (6-8:30 PM)
  • Kid’s Obstacle Race (6-8 PM)
  • Packet Pickup (6-9PM)

Saturday 9AM-3PM, 05/20/2017

Rocky Mount Municipal Stadium (600 Independence Drive, Rocky Mount, NC 27804)

  • 5k Obstacle Course Race
    • Packet Pickup (7:30-11 AM)
    • 2 timed heats, 2 school heats, college run, & 2 fun runs
  • Family Fun Day
    • CMT Artist – Bryan Mayer; Denver Nixon Band; DJ Eric Rashaw
    • Food & Beer Trucks – MoonRunners, Sunset Slush, Brown Bag Bagel, Oak City Fish & Chips, 3 Stars Kettle Corn, & Ribb Cribb
    • Family-Friendly Arts & Crafts
    • Bounce Houses, Mechanical Bull, Dunking Booth, and Slide
    • Children’s Obstacle Course
    • Arts & Crafts Vendors – Locally Made Art
    • Roaming Magician – Fish the Magish