Port Royal hosts bands, brews, and barbecue – Beaufort South Carolina The Island News

Bands, Brews & BBQ comes to Port Royal

Staff reports

This weekend’s Beaufort Shrimp Festival was a huge success. By mid-Saturday, most vendors had already sold out all of their menu items. The Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park was crowded with patrons.

Now it’s time for Port Royal’s party to shine.

Beaufort Memorial Hospital will present the 2022 bands and brews, BBQ, which feature wings, barbecue, craft beer and live music, respectively on Friday and Saturday, October 14-15 in Port Royal.

This official South Carolina Barbecue Association-sanctioned event benefits FRIENDS of Caroline Hospice. FRIENDS is Beaufort’s only Joint Commission-accredited Hospice. It serves the Lowcountry’s residents and provides bereavement, hospice, and palliative care services to all people, regardless of their financial ability.

Friday night’s Wing Throw Down is from 6-9 p.m. You can enjoy Steel Rail Express’ live music and Mike Ponder’s wing dishes while sampling the delicious food prepared by our participating cooks.

Saturday is BBQ tasting Day. The BBQ tasting day will be held from 11am-4pm and feature barbecue chefs representing the Southeast. Don’t forget the beautiful view, live music from local favorites Chris Jones, The Bullgrapes, and The Chiggers.

South Carolina Barbecue Association awards will be presented on Saturday

Hometown Heroes Award is growing in popularity. For $500, local teams from veterans, teachers, health workers, first responders and educators will compete.

The admission is completely free. For Friday night wings or Saturday barbecue, tickets will cost $1 each. Beer, wine, water and soft drinks can be purchased as well as food from other vendors.

It will take place rain or shine. Visit fochospice.org for more information. To get more information, you can call 843-525-66257

Bands, Brews & BBQ comes to Port Royal – Beaufort South Carolina The Island News

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