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Tuesday, 06 August 2013 18:53

Barbecue, classic cars roll into Franklin

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art franklinbbqThe 5th annual Mountain High BBQ Festival and Car Show will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 9 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 10, at the Wayne Proffitt Agricultural Center in Frankin.

 

This two-day event is a Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) sanctioned festival. Barbecue teams from all over the country will cook throughout the weekend, hoping to be named Grand Champion.

Alongside crafters, vendors and children’s activities, there will also be appearances by Jeff & Mark from the hit television series “Moonshiners,” from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The “Cruise-In” will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. The “Antique/Classic Car Show” will be held all day Saturday. Registration forms are available at the Franklin Chamber of Commerce.

Country music star Clint Black will perform Friday night at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts.Tickets are available at www.greatmountainmusic.com. Present your concert ticket at the BBQ Festival gate and receive free entrance.  

Admission is $5 for adults, children 12 and under free. Your festival admission will enter you into the drawing for a Holland Grill valued at $500 sponsored by Holland Grills and Macon Appliance.  

www.mountainhighbbqfestival.com or 828.524.3161.

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