Emphasis placed on barbecue during Fayetteville rally

Posted: September 23, 2017 at 1:09 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE Randy Adams (left) places marinaded chicken breasts on the smoker Friday in the official barbecue tent during the annual Bikes, Blues & BBQ Motorcycle Rally in Fayetteville. Organizers put their interest in tailgating and making food for others to use in creating the first official event food option.

The average person might burn 100 calories walking up and down Dickson Street. A pulled pork sandwich from the official Bikes, Blues & BBQ rally smokehouse has about five times that amount, but who's counting?

NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE Workers cut up smoked chicken for sandwiches Friday in the official barbecue tent during the annual Bikes, Blues & BBQ...

NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE Robert Hawkins, 14, (left) and Eileen Pearce fill an order Friday in the official barbecue tent during the annual Bike...

Bikes, Blues & BBQ

Saturday

• Dickson Street Beer Garden: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.

• Baum Stadium Motorcycle Village: 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

• Washington County Fairgrounds Saloon: Noon to midnight

• Monster Experience Venue at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale: Beer sales 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Event schedule

• All day: Factory demo rides, Baum Stadium

• 7 a.m.: Registration for “Battle of the Bikes,” Dickson Street Beer Garden

• 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Arkansas State BBQ Championship, Washington County Fairgrounds

• 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.: Car Show, Arvest Ballpark

• 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: “Battle of the Bikes,” Dickson Street

• 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Vintage Motorcycle Show, Frisco Park, First and Walnut streets in Rogers

• 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Commemorative Air Force’s AirPower History Tour, Arkansas Air and Military Museum, 4290 S. School Ave., Fayetteville

• 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Factory demo rides, helicopter rides, mini race track, Arvest Ballpark

• 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Full Throttle Energy Drink Sampling, Arvest Ballpark

• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Whataburger Family Tent, Arvest Ballpark

• 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Fayetteville firefighters poker run, Baum Stadium

• 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.: HOG registration and pin stop, Baum Stadium

• 1 p.m.: Bikes, Blues & BBQ karaoke wild card competition, Washington County Fairgrounds

• 3 p.m.: Bikes, Blues & BBQ karaoke finals, Washington County Fairgrounds

• 3:30 p.m.: Parade of Power, from Washington County Fairgrounds to Dickson Street

• 7 p.m.: Lawn mower pulls, Washington County Fairgrounds

Music

Main Stage on Dickson Street

• 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Mister Lucky

• 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.: Divas on Fire

• 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.: Arkansauce

• 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.: The Mixtapes

• 10:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.: Dead Metal Society

Blues Alley Saloon at the Bikes, Blues & BBQ Campground

• 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.: Brody Buster

• 9 p.m. to midnight: Dr. NOLA and the Soul Shakers

Source: Staff report

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