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It’s not difficult to draw visitors to the scenic Ouachita River, but it doesn’t hurt to throw in the promise […]

Blues, Brews, & BBQ

On November 3, 2018
Starting: 10:00 am | Ending: 4:00 pm

It’s not difficult to draw visitors to the scenic Ouachita River, but it doesn’t hurt to throw in the promise of good music and food. Top it all off with some ice-cold beer, and you’ve got a perfect event. This classic event returns with new life in November 2018. Attendees will enjoy the sounds of blues experts, Pocket Kandy and Hands-On on the Louisiana Lottery Stage while shopping artisan and food vendors and sampling delicious beer from our homebrewers. There will be a rib cook-off this year as well with a $250 cash prize to the winner! Check-in for the cook-off begins at 7:30 a.m. and cooking begins at 8 a.m. Judging will be held at 1 p.m.

Pocket Kandy on the Louisiana Lottery Stage 10am-12pm
Homebrew tastings 1pm-4pm (buy tickets for $5 here)
Cook off judging 1pm-4pm
Hands-On Band on the Louisiana Lottery Stage 1:30pm-4pm

Sponsors:

Bear’s Towing, Origin Bank, Beauty on the Bayou, City of Monroe, Ouachita Green, Spherion Staffing, Monroe Chamber, Patrick Electric, Thrifty Nickel, Monroe Civic Center, Sonic, Choice Brands, Monroe-West Monroe CVB, Johnny’s Pizza House, James Machine Works, S.E. Huey, Louisiana Lottery