TEXAS MONTHLY BBQ FEST
1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 5. $10-$165. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. texasmonthly.com/event/texas-monthly-bbq-fest/.
Texas Monthly’s eighth annual barbecue bonanza is bigger than ever with more than 30 barbecue joints from around the state, each one chosen off the magazine’s new list of Texas’ top 50 barbecue spots. Scarf down all the smoked meats you can handle while listening to live music by the Peterson Brothers Band, Bruce Robison, Willis Alan Ramsey and Carrie Rodriguez. There will also be cocktails, cold beer and lawn games. Participating restaurants include Austin’s La Barbecue, Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew, and Micklethwait Craft Meats, though there will be plenty from around the state, too.
Enjoy all the barbecue bites you could want at the Texas Monthly BBQ Fest, which features the smoked meats of places like Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew.