Pork, Pickles, & Peanuts

Saturday, July 14, 2018

10:00 am - 3:00 pm rain or shine
Free

Celebrate North Carolina food culture and history! This extremely tasty event includes BBQ and Pie contests. Guests can taste the BBQ and pick a People’s Choice winner of their own. Venture back in time at the Duke House where costumed interpreters will demonstrate historical cooking methods. Live music and local vendors will also be present on the festival grounds!


Festival Area:

10:45am People's Choice BBQ Tasting Begins

11:30am BBQ and Pie Competition winners Announced

11:45am Grab a Slice of Pie! ($1 donation per slice while they last)

12:45pm People's Choice BBQ Tasting Ends

1:10pm People's Choice Award Winner Announced

2:30pm Raffle Drawing

Music Schedule:

10:20-11  Carol Parker Schafer (www.cdbaby.com/carolparkerschafer)

11:00-11:40  Jud Hair (www.reverbnation.com/judsonhair)

11:40-12:20  Walter Miller (www.dackel58.com)

12:20-1  Ken Cleary (www.reverbnation.com/kencleary)

1-1:40  Michael Daughtry (www.facebook.com/michaeldaughtrymusic )

1:40-2:20  John Stevens (sentimentaljohnny.com)

2:20-3  Alice Osborn (www.aliceosborn.com)

Special thanks to our sponsors Mt. Olive Pickle Company and the NC Peanut Growers Association!

Historic Area Schedule:

10am-2pm Boiled Peanuts Demo and Tasting

10am-11:30am Historical Cooking Demonstration

10am-12pm Soap Making Demo with Junior Interpreters

12pm Garden Talk

12:30pm-1pm Historical Cooking Demonstration

2pm-3pm Watermelon Rind Pickling Demonstration

All Day:

Open House at the Duke Family Home

Find the Pigs Scavenger Hunt & Coloring in the Museum

Site Orientation Film: 15 minutes Before and After Each Hour 

Arts & Craft Vendors

Food Vendors

Raffle Table

Crafts &Games in the Kids Area & Historic Area