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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!

Watch my DryBar Comedy Special

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

It’s finally here!

Back in March I taped a 30 minute special “Put Down the Sweet Tea” for Dry Bar Comedy. These specials are of comedians doing their cleanest thirty minutes. They are filmed with state-of-the-art cameras before wonderful audiences in beautiful Provo, Utah. Dry Bar is a great way to watch clean comedy with the family!

There are two ways to watch …

1) Go to THIS LINK and download for just $1.

2) Download their app and watch unlimited specials for a small monthly fee.

This special includes new material along with a few of the favorites.

I hope you watch and enjoy!

HERE’S A SAMPLE …

“It’s Funny Now” in Phoenix!

Monday, June 10th, 2019

Clean Comedy as Stress Reducer

“First of all, we have never EVER received such positive feedback from a speaker! Rik truly made a difference with our team; a team that works incredibly hard to help those who have been involved in a catastrophe. We can’t thank you enough and will certainly be using you again in the future.”

– H. Benefiel
Operations Director

Enter Fife Entrematic Fashion

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

Rik Roberts Mayberry Method Keynote

“Great presenter! Engaged our entire audience with his Mayberry Method keynote, including attendees ranging from mid 20’s to those in their 60’s or 70’s. Highly recommend!”

– Carrie B., SOURCING SPECIALIST, ENTREMATIC

It’s Funny Now in Biloxi, MS

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
Rik Roberts Comedian

Rik Roberts entertaining with the It’s Funny Now comedy keynote.

“If you are looking for a speaker to keep an audience engaged with an outpouring of laughter, then Rik Roberts is your perfect match! Rik was great to work with and a crowd favorite. Rik had the crowd rolling in laughter and his interaction with the audience was fantastic. Rik’s performance was the perfect ending to our week-long event. I would highly recommend Rik to any corporate event trying to appeal to a wide audience while trying not to ruffle any feathers with a clean comedy performance. I will be in touch with Rik again in the future to schedule another performance.”

– Lesley C., MAPDD Conference Coordinator

Rik Roberts Keynote Speaker

Rik entertaining with the It’s Funny Now comedy keynote.

Comedian Rik Roberts

Rik Roberts entertaining with the It’s Funny Now comedy keynote.

Christian Comedy Association Showcase in Dallas, TX Area

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

Christian Comedy Showcase

If you are looking for a fun event for the entire family – it’s your lucky day! Join me for laughs along with Michael Jr., Chonda Pierce and more than a dozen other amazingly funny comedians. This Sunday at First Baptist Church Wylie, TX.

For more info visit: THIS LINK RIGHT HERE

Mayberry Method in Des Moines, IA

Monday, May 20th, 2019

“Rik did a fabulous job tailoring his presentation to fit our group. His unique ability to not only have our group laugh but also learn something in the process makes him one of the best speakers I have had. Our group has a tough job working in the customer service and support role, his presentation helped motivate them to do better in the workplace. I highly recommend Rik!”

 

K. D., CMP

Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives

Rural Water Association of Utah

Monday, March 25th, 2019

“We had the privilege of having Rik at our Annual Conference where he performed and spoke both as himself and in character as Barney Fife. He did a great job interacting with our attendees outside of the sessions at which he spoke. They all enjoyed the added element his presence brought to the event. His keynote information was very insightful and we got many positive comments on having Rik at our Conference this year. He was a great person to work with both onsite and off and we thoroughly enjoyed having him at our event. Thanks Rik for making our Conference great!”

  • Shannon R.
    RWAU Conferences

 

Rik Roberts at Utah Rural Water Association

 

Beautiful trip to St. George, UT for the Rural Water Association and had time to see a bit of Zion National Park. Pretty scenic!

 

Rik Roberts in Utah

 

Rik Roberts in Utah