The 100 degree days may still be here, but for the most part we have survived another Central Texas summer in the Killeen-Temple area, so now is our time to thrive. With the return of fall for another year comes one of the best annual events: Ribs & Rods - to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities.

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There will be 2 incredible days of nearly endless family Ribs & Rods fun in Temple, TX:

  1. Car Show
  2. BBQ Cook Off
  3. Kids Contests
  4. Drive-in Movie
  5. Awards
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Camping is even available without hookups at Ben o' The River. Last year's event raised enough money to donate $15,000 to the local chapter of Ronald McDonald House Charities.

What makes Ribs and Rods such a great family fall event?

It is a really cool (not just the cars, but also the temperature) way to get the family out, and doing an activity together. A Saturday spent on an outing usually pays big dividends when it comes to an early bedtime.

Personally, I always go for the food, but the kids are always there to see the cars. It's a daring trade off to let them go hungry to see the cars first, but one thing all classic car owners dislike is getting food on their hot rod.

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No matter your reason to attend, it is always nice to support the community. A hospital is one place no kid should ever have to stay, but thanks to events like this and RMHC, they are there when a family needs them most.

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