Shelby County Shindig set for July 15

By LINDSAY DYESS / Community Columnist

Calling all barbecue enthusiasts for the 2017 Shelby County Shindig BBQ Cookoff!

The Shelby County Arts Council and the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce invite all barbecue lovers to participate in this fundraiser event.

Professional and amateur barbecue teams alike are encouraged to participate.

There will be awards for Best Overall, Best Ribs, Best Sauce, Chef’s Specialty and People’s Choice.

Not only is this a great day to showcase your barbecue skills, but it’s also a fun, family friendly event located in downtown Columbiana.

There will be local vendors, live music, a kids fun zone and the opportunity to taste some of the best local barbecue around.

Barbecue teams can find more information and registration forms online at Shelbycountyartscouncil.com or by calling (205) 669-0044.

The Shelby County Shindig BBQ Cookoff is an annual joint fundraiser benefiting the Shelby County Arts Council’s outreach programs and the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund.

Join us in celebrating another year of great food, music and fun!