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Archive for October, 2019

Cox Financial Group – Client Appreciation Dinner

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

A client appreciation dinner is a great way to celebrate 25 yrs of business. Gather your clients and reward them with food, facts and fun at a great dinner!  Based Hudson, TX, Randy Cox provides financial services and takes great care of his clients. We had a blast the entire evening!

Rik Roberts at a recent Client Appreciation Dinner

 

Rik Roberts Comedy at Client Appreciation Dinner

 

“FANTASTIC JOB!  Everyone raved about your performance.  Barney was great just milling around and Rik was VERY FUNNY!  THANK YOU so much for making the trip.”

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A note from Rik:

Client Appreciation Dinners are a great opportunity to spend time with your people outside of the “transactional” space. You have more time to enjoy their company, share stories and genuinely show appreciation for your clients. Too often the pressures of time constraints prevent this from happening during an appointment.

A dinner is also a great way to allow your clients to meet each other, have a meal and ideally – a LOT of FUN.

That is where a clean comedian can really come in handy. I only perform clean and have the heart of a servant. So you get a wholesome show from a guy who wants your night to be successful. And … I can also appear as a Barney Fife Impersonator to really add in some bonus laughs and photo ops!

Having “Fife” work the room is a great way to add laughs into any otherwise “stale” environment. Let Barney greet them at the door, mingle while they are in line for food, or simply go table to table and interact with your guests. There are always great on-on-one laughs as part of the roaming “Barney Fife” portion.

I would love to hear from you if you are planning a client appreciation dinner. Your clients deserve a fun evening. And you don’t want a hassle from your entertainment. You want good, clean fun. Lets talk!

Chuckles, Chicken and Charity

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Chuckles, Chicken & Charity is a fundraising dinner/comedy show that benefits the Wayne B. Smith Compassionate Care Fund.

That’s a mouthful, so let me tell you what that means and why the silly name fits.

CHUCKLES: Wayne B. Smith LOVED to tell jokes, so in his honor, we always celebrate his life with a night of laughs. We have a hilarious comedian, Rik “Barney Fife” Roberts, along with WVLK’s Jack Pattie who will entertain us on this casual, light-hearted evening!

CHICKEN: Wayne was known for his visits to folks, bringing a big bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken so we usually serve some type of chicken dish in his honor.

CHARITY: Proceeds from this fundraising event benefit The Wayne B. Smith Compassionate Care Fund which provides for the needs of residents and staff at Sayre Christian Village when they find themselves in times of financial crisis. Wayne was beyond generous to those in need.

Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 6:30 PM – 8 PM EDT

1800 Newtown Pike Griffin Gate Marriott Resort / Lexington, KY

Tickets go on sale August 16. Early Bird Discount ($65/ticket or $650/table of 10) available until September 16. After that date, $75/ticket or $750/table of 10. Contact Alice Greene (859-514-0045) or agreene@sayre.us for more information.

 

A night of laughs for a great cause.

Rik Roberts Performance Schedule

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Below are some of my upcoming events. All other dates are open for bookings.

See an open date and want to check to see if Rik can bring some laughs your way?

Send an email to rik@rikroberts.com or fill out the contact form on this site.

Rik Roberts Event Schedule

 

October
4 Hendersonville, TN Huckabee @ TBN
7 Hendersonville, TN Huckabee @ TBN
9 Orlando, FL Corporate Event
12 Dallas, TX Private Event
14-15 Toronto, CA Commercial Shoot
17 Lexington, KY Fundraiser
19 Columbus, OH Corporate event
23 Hendersonville, TN Huckabee @ TBN
24 Louisville, KY Corporate Event
26 Moro, OR Private Event
November
13 Murfreesboro, TN Corporate Event
14 Knoxville, TN Fundraiser
15 Asheville, NV Corporate Event
19 Hendersonville, TN Huckabee @ TBN
20 Hendersonville, TN Huckabee @ TBN
22 Fort Worth, TX Corporate Event
23 Portland, OR Corporate Event
29 Gallatin, TN Fundraiser
December
6, 7 Grand Prairie, AB Church Event
12 Florence, AL Church Event
17 Hendersonville, TN Huckabee @ TBN
18 Hendersonville, TN Huckabee @ TBN
January
10 Huntsville, AL Church Event
14 Hendersonville, TN Huckabee @ TBN
22 Jacksonville, FL Corporate Event
February
7 Kansas City, MO Corporate Event
20 Phoenix, AZ Corporate Event
March
4 San Antonio, TX Corporate Event
10 Columbus, OH Corporate Event
12, 13 Charlotte, NC Corporate Event
14 Hot Springs, AR Corporate Event
19 Brentwood Baptist Church Event
May
9 Arroyo Grande, CA Fundraiser
15 Ferguson, MO Church Event
June
9 Brookings, SD Corporate Event
August
4 DeRidder, LA Private Event
22 Monticello, IN Church Event

Barney Fife Impersonator in Frankenmuth, MI

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

My job as a Barney Fife Impersonator is just too much fun.  Along with my 100% clean comedy show, I can appear at your event as the famous bumbling deputy from Mayberry.

 

Barney Fife Impersonator in Frankenmuth

 

Barney Fife Invitations

 

Fife in Frankenmuth

Some clients go above and beyond to create a cool Mayberry vibe. OLV Investment Group created the awesome “Selfie Frame” for folks to get a pic with the deputy. They also sent out invitations using the frame to tie things together.

OLV Investment Group Testimonial:

“Rik Roberts did an exceptional job!! From the time he came in as Barney Fife having pictures made, to mingling with clients, to visiting with people all through dinner, it helped to create a warm evening for our Client Appreciation Dinner! His performance was very engaging and fun! Thank you Rik for two successful evenings honoring our clients!”

If you need a Barney Fife Impersonator for your event, feel free to connect with me by filling out the contact form on this site. Or by sending and email to Rik@RikRoberts.com.

There are a variety of ways to incorporate the deputy into your event. Roaming Fife is a term I use to describe mingling with guests before or after my comedy performance. It’s comparable to “table magic” where magicians go from table to table performing a short trick. But with Fife, it’s witty conversations and a few trademark  “sniffs” while guests get a picture with the bullet toting deputy.

Other options include bursting into an event and issuing “citations” based on inside information you provide in advance. This is an especially fun way to acknowledge or recognize folks for great work. Whether they are “falsifying documents” by working more hours than they report, or “speeding” out the door Friday afternoon, we can have some fun with Fife!