PITMASTER'S picks: Here are a few events worth visiting for Sept and Oct.
8th Sept :Welcome to Pickin’ In the Panhandle…the WV BBQ and Bluegrass Festival . We hope you plan to attend this inaugural event on Saturday, September 8th, 2007 at the Lazy A Campground in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, approximately 1 hour from the DC and Baltimore Beltway! Enjoy the best of the Berkeley County, West Virginia…countryside as it’s meant to be seen!
Beautiful Back Creek Valley, located 8 miles off of Interstate I-81 and the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Convention and Visitors Bureau welcome you to the open meadows, meandering creek and big red barn of the Lazy A Campground, the perfect setting to do a little pickin’ of your own as you sink your teeth into some of the best BBQ in the region and enjoy some real mountain music by some of the finest Bluegrass Bands in Appalachia. Come Visit The BBQ Connection for some World Championship BBQ. http://www.panhandlepickin.com/index.php?pr=Home_Page
10/05 - 10/07 2007 Kansas City, MO
The 28th Annual American Royal BBQ contest
1701 American Royal Court, Kansas City, MO 64102
The World Series of BBQ.
Come support Virginia's own John Atkins of the Pigs on the Run BBQ team as the competes for World Championship of BBQ!
10/06 Old Farm Days Celebrating Virginia’s Farming History 2007
For the 12th year, the Fluvanna County Historical Society, coupled with the Old Farm Day Committee, will host Old Farm Day on at Pleasant Grove, Route 53, and Palmyra. The festivities will take place between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., rain or shine. Old Farm Day features arts, crafts, contests, demonstrations, entertainment and exhibits reminiscent of the old farm lifestyle. Come Visit The BBQ Connection for some World Championship BBQ.
Saturday, October 27, 2007 (11:00 AM-6:00 PM)
Powhatan's Festival of the Grape
4th Annual Powhatan's Festival of the Grape. A festival for family enjoyment, tasting of Virginia's finest wines, delicious cuisine, continuous live music and entertainment, arts and crafts. Don't miss what is becoming one of the best wine festivals in Virginia. Experience the charm of historical Powhatan Courthouse. Only a short drive from Richmond, Fredericksburg, Charlottesville, Williamsburg, Lynchburg or Farmville. Follow VA-288 (World War II Veterans Memorial Highway); take Rt 60 W Exit toward Powhatan; follow Rt 60 for approximately 12 miles; turn left onto Rt 13; follow Rt 13 for 2.3 miles. Fee includes wine glass. Come Visit The BBQ Connection for some World Championship BBQ.