Smoke on the Harbor BBQ Throwdown

Move over, Bobby Flay because this throw-down is one for the books. In its fourth year, the two-day event hosted by Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina promises barbeque at its very best. Teams must compete in all categories, from Chicken Wings to Beef Brisket, to have a shot at being crowned Grand Champion or Reserve Grand Champion. Guests enjoy live music, performances, a cocktail competition, and a Kids Zone. Don’t forget that public sampling of the ‘cue is encouraged and available for purchase. Lookout Pavilion, Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina, 20 Patriots Point Rd., Mount Pleasant. Friday, 5pm; Saturday, 11am. $10; Free for child 12 & under. (843)284-7022,