Nothing complements great Eastern NC BBQ better than craft beer from local breweries! Local cooks will compete to be 2021 BBQ Cook-Off Champion - try them all and vote for your favorites while sampling beer from NC craft brewers, distillers, and wineries! Tickets also include admission to Sylvan Heights Bird Park, plus games, live music, and more. All proceeds support the conservation and education programs at Sylvan Heights Bird Park, where you can discover the world’s largest collection of rare and endangered waterfowl. Sylvan Heights gives visitors the opportunity to see over 2,500 birds from around the world, from ducks, geese, and swans, to parrots, pheasants, cranes, owls, toucans, flamingos and much more.