Holy Smokes BBQ contest draws crowd to farmers market

Published 10:34 am Monday, August 6, 2018

Dozens lined up Saturday for their chance to taste and vote in the annual Holy Smokes BBQ contest and fundraiser at the Winchester-Clark County Farmers’ Market.

The event was to raise money to build a permanent structure at the market on Depot Street.

Meat Misters of Shepherdsville won first place in the contest, along with a $1,000 prize. Second place went to ElkHawg Smokers of Winchester with a $500 prize, and Flack Brothers BBQ of Winchester took third place and a $250 prize. Bassett BBQ of Lexington won the People’s Choice Award.

The market is open from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays on Depot Street.

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Whitney Leggett is managing editor of The Winchester Sun and Winchester Living magazine. To contact her, email whitney.leggett@winchestersun.com or call 859-759-0049.

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