'Bands, Brews & BBQ' coming to Beaufort on September 3, 4 (update: Starts today)

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Even if you're not a fan of pork, this event is for you. And if you are, the sanctioned S.C. BBQ event is a great chance to try some of our regions best 'cue.

"Bands, Brews, & BBQ" is coming to Beaufort on September 3 and 4 (Friday, Saturday) and is offering up two nights of fun and eating, including an "Anything Butt Pork" night on Friday, and and leaving the main pork butts and ribs competition to Saturday.

The event will benefit Friends of Caroline Hospice and is being held at Beaufort Town Center on Boundary Street.

Admission and sampling rights on Saturday cost $15, Friday costs $10.

The first night runs from 6 to 9 p.m. and those entering dishes are up for a $200 prize.

The second night runs from 12 to 4 p.m. and there's a series of prizes topping off with $500 and a trophy, there's also a grand master trophy and $1,000 prize.

Registered BBQ teams so far include Cooking Just for Fun, Cooking Butt BBQ, Can't Quit Smokin, Some-R Swine, JT's BBQ, Fatbacks BBQ Shack, Louis & Clark BBQ, and Wild Dunes Resort.