BBQ Festival & Car Show in Franklin

The 6th Annual Mountain High BBQ Festival and Car Show will be held Aug. 8-9 at the Wayne Proffitt Agricultural Center in Franklin. Gates will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.

The event is a Kansas City BBQ Society (KCBS) sanctioned competition. The event also has partnered with the KCBS in their coordination of a national barbecue donation effort to cook and distribute more than 100,000 meals throughout America over the next year. Everyone is invited to bring a non-perishable food item.

Alongside food vendors and competitors, there will also be Franklin’s own Tastin’ Tent. The Cruise-In will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, with the car show all day Saturday. All makes and models are welcome. Registration forms are available at the Franklin Chamber of Commerce. The Buchanan Boys are set to perform onstage at 7 p.m. Friday.

Festival admission will be $5 adults, with children ages 12 and under free. Your festival admission will enter you into the drawing for a Holland Grill valued at $1,200, sponsored by Holland Grills and Macon Appliance. or 828.524.3161.

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