may, 2017

13may11:00 am8:00 pmBarre BBQ Festival and Maker Faire11:00 am - 8:00 pm Vermont Granite Museum


Event Details

May is National BBQ Month and we’re celebrating the month and the kickoff to BBQ season with BBQ vendors from around central VT. We’ll also be having demos of Weber grills and Traeger smokers through Nelson’s Ace Hardware and Ash Supply Co. In addition, we are having a bocce ball tournament that is being organized by the Partnership and Granite City Group Fitness from 1-3. We’re also having a small BBQ competition between some of the BBQ vendors and some additional competitors. Winner will receive a granite coffee table courtesy of Cochran’s Monuments and Union Mutual, our “Whole Hog Sponsor.” We also have music from two bands, VT Bluegrass Pioneers and Starline Rhythm Boys from 4PM-7PM and then we have meat bingo from 7PM-8PM or until all the meat and gift certificates have been won.

The Maker Faire will take place from 11AM-4PM. A Maker Faire is a celebration of those individuals who create and make things like Arcana Workshop and Filabot of Barre. We’ll have individuals who utilize 3D printing, drones, granite sculpting, robots and more! Also present will be those individuals who create crafts, cosplay, a turkey decoy and we’ll even have nick Sweet’s race car there because race cars are made!


(Saturday) 11:00 am - 8:00 pm


Vermont Granite Museum

7 Jones Brothers Way


Barre Partnership477-2967 PO Box 1032, Barre, VT 05641