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Run for the hills and escape the summer heat!
 
Come chill with the most sizzling BBQ teams in the southeast and the hottest bluegrass in the nation!  Join us in the cool Blue Ridge Mountains for the Spruce Pine BBQ Championship & Bluegrass Festival in Downtown Spruce Pine, North Carolina on July 20 & 21, 2012.
 
The event features a sanctioned professional BBQ competition, a wings contest, public tastings, live bluegrass, a cornhole tournament, championship clogging teams, craft vendors, BBQ equipment and supplies vendors, local food vendors, a 5K run, a kids play-area, and much, much more!
 
The Spruce Pine BBQ Championship & Bluegrass Festival is hosted by Spruce Pine Main Street and the Rotary Club of Spruce Pine, and is sanctioned by the Southern BBQ Network.
 
 
EXCITING UPDATE!!!
BALSAM RANGE, Winner of the IBMA Song of the Year in 2011 for “Trains I Missed,”
will be the headline act on Friday evening at the Festival Stage!