Event Schedule

TENTATIVE  SCHEDULE – Subject to Change
Festival will be held Rain or Shine!

Friday: July 21, 2017

Noon OPENS to PUBLIC

  • Arts & Crafts Open – Local artisans display and sell their handmade items
  • Kids Zone Open – Deluxe Combo Inflatable, Face Painting, balloon twisting, 9 hole mini-golf course, giant yard games, and more!

    Haywood Community College Lumberjack Team Demonstrations

Noon – 8:00p.m.     Chainsaw Art Demonstrations during band breaks

12:00 – 2:00 p.m.     MUSIC – Mile High Band

2:30-5:00 p.m.        MUSIC – Whitewater Bluegrass Company with the Dixie Darling Cloggers and J Creek Cloggers

6:30-8:00 p.m.        MUSIC – Shellem Cline “Blue Jeans and Biscuits”

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.     WINE AND SWINE – Local Restaurants Compete People’s Choice
Food Tent – Tickets Required: $10

Sample a 2 ounce portion from each participant  of their BEST pulled pork BBQ and vote for your favorite. Cole slaw, baked beans and samples of local wines are also included. Soda, water, and Budweiser products are sold nearby. Winner is announced at the awards ceremony on Saturday afternoon at 5:00 p.m.

Saturday: July 22, 2017

10:00 a.m.  OPENS to PUBLIC

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.          Hot Air Balloon Rides (FREE with admission)

  • Arts & Crafts Open – Local artisans display and sell their handmade items
  • Kids Zone Open – Deluxe Combo Inflatable, Face Painting, balloon twisting, 9 hole mini-golf course, giant yard games, and more! Meet Jinks the Robot (Saturday only)
  • Haywood Community College Lumberjack Team Demonstrations

Noon – 1:30  p.m.                MUSIC – Stone Crazy Band

2:00–5:00 p.m.                   MUSIC – Caribbean Cowboys

2:00 & 3:00 p.m.                 MAGGIE’S BEST (People’s Choice) Judges Tent
Tickets Required: $10

Sample several 2 ounces servings from the COMPETITION TEAMS of pulled pork BBQ then vote for your favorite. Winner is announced at the Awards Ceremony at 5:00 p.m.

5:00 p.m.                              WNC BBQ Awards – Stage

 



COMPETITION TEAMS SCHEDULE

All activities located in the Judges’ Tent

Thursday, July 20
2:00 – 6:00 p.m.  Open for Set up

Friday, July 21
8:00-10:00 a.m.     Open for Set up
10:00 a.m.               Meat Inspection
4:00 p.m.                 Team Meeting
6:00 p.m.                 Anything Butt Meat Turn In
6:30 p.m.                Anything Butt Dessert Turn In

Saturday, July 22
Noon                        Poultry Turn In
12:30 p.m.               Pork Rib Turn In
1:00 p.m.                 Pork Turn In
1:30 p.m.                 Brisket Turn In
2:00 p.m.                Maggie’s Best (People’s Choice) Turn In
5:00 p.m.                WNC BBQ Awards (Stage)

 

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