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Eat competition barbecue this weekend at St. Jacob festival

Susan Schmidt serves samples of pulled pork and mustard sauce to Angie Falterman during a class on how to be a barbecue cookoff judge. The group all served as judges at last year’s Jakey in June cook-off in St. Jacob.
Susan Schmidt serves samples of pulled pork and mustard sauce to Angie Falterman during a class on how to be a barbecue cookoff judge. The group all served as judges at last year’s Jakey in June cook-off in St. Jacob.

Locals will have the opportunity to eat competition barbecue prepared by some of the best pitmasters around this weekend at the annual Jakey in June Bar-B-Que Cook-Off.

Barbecue teams will sell their delicious wares on Friday, June 3 from 6 p.m. until it’s gone; on Saturday, June 4 from 4 p.m. until supplies run out; and on Sunday, June 5 from noon to 3 p.m. There will also be a wine and beer garden.

In addition to great food, there will also be great music.

The Jason David Cooper Band will entertain from 7 to 11 p.m. on Friday

BYGTH Youth Band will hit the stage from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, and The Robert Perry Band with the Original Mojos will play from 7 to 11 p.m. on Sunday.

A Kids-Q BBQ Cook-Off will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Competition barbecue judging starts at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 5.

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