Pork, Pickles, & Peanuts

Saturday, July 9th, 2016

10:00 am - 4:00 pm rain or shine

Celebrate North Carolina food culture and history. This extremely tasty event includes a BBQ and Pie contest. Guests can taste the BBQ and pick a People's Choice winner of their own. 

In the morning, join our juniors for special demonstrations in the Historic Area. The Duke's historic house will be open to walk through with costumed interpreters and historic music. In the afternoon, don't miss a special historic cooking demonstration! 

Music Schedule:

10:45 am - 11:30 am:  Ceil and Dan 

11:45 am - 12:30 pm: Ken Cleary 

12:30 pm - 1:15 pm: Mike Gaffney 

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm:  Carol Parker Schafer 

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm: Joe Woodson 

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm: Adam Anderson Project  

Festival Area  Schedule:

10:30 am: BBQ and Pie Judging Begins

10:45 am: People's Choice Judging Begins

11:30 am: BBQ and Pie Winners Announced

12:45 pm: People's Choice Judging Ends

1:00 pm: People's Choice and Raffle Winners Announced

All Day :

Arts & Crafts Vendors

Food Vendors

Welcome Booth with Raffle Table

Live Music on Stage

Thank you to our Event Sponsor:

In the Historic Area:

10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Historic Pickle and Shrub Making with the Duke Homestead Junior Interpreters

2:00 pm: Historic Cooking demo with Braxton Overby

All Day:

Live fiddle and Banjo music, Historic Games and Toys, Peanut Boil, Make and Take Pickle Spice, Try-on Costume Trunk

All Day in the Museum:

Find the Pigs Scavenger Hunt

Site Orientation Film 15 minutes before and after each hour