Taylorville Main Street hosts a state championship BBQ cook-off sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Society and a backyard BBQ for amateurs. Friday night meet the pro cookers as they prep for the next day, enjoy some barbecue, and hear at 7 p.m. the Screamin’ Vatos, with the sounds of Santana. Saturday, besides the great barbecue, hear blues all day with headliners World Class Noise of Chicago at 7 p.m. Enjoy a classic car and motorcycle show, BMX mountain bike challenge, vendors and exhibitors, and a U.S. Army National Guard display including a fly-in by a MH-60 Blackhawk helicopter.
Barbecue, Blues & Cruise Festival
Friday, July 29, 5-11pm
Saturday, July 30, 10am-11pm
Christian County Fairgrounds
$2 Friday, $5 Saturday