Schedule of Events

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Friday, October 10, 2014 - 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

  • 7th Annual Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down (Competition)
  • Come Smell the Smoke!
    See how the professionals do it. Taste award winning barbecue. BBQ vendors will be selling barbecue chicken, pork ribs, pork, and beef brisket. (BBQ vendors located in front of the Rocky Mount Train Station and BBQ Throw Down located right next to it.) Other food vendors also.
  • BBQ Bash
    (Front of Rocky Mount Train Station)
         - The Catalinas (6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
    (sponsored by Rocky Mount Public Utilities in celebration of Public Power & Public Natural Gas Week)
    There will be vendors, public power and natural gas safety demonstrations and family activities.
  • Beer Garden (4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
    (Front of Rocky Mount Train Station)

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

  • 7th Annual Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down (Competition)
  • Come Smell the Smoke!
    See how the professionals do it. Taste award winning barbecue. BBQ vendors will be selling barbecue chicken, pork ribs, pork, and beef brisket. (BBQ vendors located in front of the Rocky Mount Train Station and BBQ Throw Down located right next to it.) Other food vendors also.
  • Pepsi's People's Choice - Smell it. Taste it. Judge it. (1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.)
    Would you like the opportunity to taste and judge competition barbecue? Purchase BBQ Bucks ($1 each/$10 minimum) on site to buy sample size portions from competing BBQ teams and vote for you favorite. Limited supplies.
  • BBQ Bash
    (Front of Rocky Mount Train Station)
         - The Holiday Band (12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.)
         - Ken Knox and Company (Former Members of Chairmen of the Board) (3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
  • Beer Garden (12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
    (Front of Rocky Mount Train Station)
  • BBQ Throw Down Awards Ceremony (5 p.m. - 6 p.m.)
  • There will be vendors, demonstrations and family activities from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.