This annual event features all sorts of free family entertainment such as, boat rides, wake board riding demonstrations plus celebrity meet and greets. The big star of the show is the delicious barbecue. The Official S.C. Barbeque Championship and Kansas City Barbeque Society Cook-off will be held on Saturday.
Attendees can purchase a $10 wristband and sample delicious barbeque from all the Barbecue cooking competing teams on Saturday beginning at 12 p.m. As always, there will be various food vendors, arts and crafts booths, and a wine and beer garden.
Live entertainment is slated for all 3 days of the event. Saturday there is a Meet n’ Greet with BRAVO TV’s ‘Top Chef: All-Stars’ Winner Richard Blais from 1-4 pm. Also on tap for Saturday is a concert by American Idol Season 2 runner-up Josh Gracin from 8-9:15 p.m. Saturday’s events will end with a “bang” with fireworks after the concert.
The festivities continue Sunday starting at 12 pm. Barbeque combos and dinners will be available for purchase. The Wing-A-Palooza Wing “Eat Off” Contest starts at 1:15, with contestants vying for some really neat prizes.
All in all, this is a wonderful family event to attend. The weather is looking great this weekend in town so pack up your lounge chairs and head out to Market Common!