Our First Annual Bluegrass, Barbecue, and Brew Festival in 2011
The crowd relaxing and enjoying the bluegrass while savoring the flavors of local Virginia barbecue and Virginia craft beer.
In line for delicious barbecue from the Drug Store Grill located in Brookneal, VA.
Pottery and crafts displayed by Inspired by Indee from Richmond, VA
Volunteers pouring and serving craft beer from Starr Hill of Charlottesville and Legend Brewery of Richmond
One of our wonderful sponsors from the 2011 festival,, Francis Oil & Propane
The Red Hill Wine Collection will be available for your enjoyment
Development Coordinator Myra Trent pouring wine and entertaining the crowd
Bring your lawn chair to enjoy all the wonderful bands against this beautiful Autumn backdrop
Volunteers hard at work keeping the Pilsner glasses full
Festival goers (from right to left) Kipp Burch, Judy and Jerry Peak, and Ryan Enoch enjoying the beer from Legend Brewery
The Second Annual Bluegrass, Barbecue & Brew Festival at Patrick Henry's Red Hill
...embracing the flavors and sounds of Southern Virginia at the home of Virginia' Passionate Patriot & Fiery Fiddler!
This festival combines a LOVE of history with a LOVE of music, barbecue and Virginia craft beer! The Bluegrass, Barbecue & Brew Festival brings together the lifestyle of yester year with modern leisurely activities. Our intention is for the people to fall in love with Southern Virginia and all of the history, culture, food, beer and music it has to offer.
Our Second Annual Bluegrass, Barbecue & Brew Festival will feature three bluegrass bands: The Bluegrass Brothers from Salem, Virginia, the Darrell Webb Band from Knoxville, Tennessee, and Tara Mills & Strings Attached from Charlottesville, Virginia. (More information about the bands can be found on the Bands page).
We will have delicious local barbecue from Drug Store Grill of Brookneal, and Charlotte County Lions. We will also have another barbecue option, as well as a vegetarian option from TBones Deli of Partlow. We will also have arts and craft vendors from Virginia and New Jersey. (More information about vendors and breweries can be found on the Vendors & Activities page).
The three local breweries that will be featured during the festival are Devil's Backbone Brewing Company of Nelson County, Starr Hill Brewing Company of Charlottesville, and Legend Brewing Company of Richmond. We are also having a local cidery the Bold Rock Cidery of Nelson County!