KCBS Sanctioned barbecue competition featuring teams from across the world. Talk to the competitors, ask them questions and check out the different smokers. Sample North Carolina mouthwatering barbecue from vendors who are also competing! Sample wine at the Southern Gateway Wine Festival featuring Davidson County wineries. Other activities include: beer tasting, beer vendors and regional & national bands, plus activities for kids. Performers include: Liberty Street Band, Chocolate Chip and Company, The Invaders, The Pop Guns and Kids in America.