Judge Blair Smith savors the aroma of a barbecue rib before tasting it Saturday at the Blue Ridge Music and BBQ Festival at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds. (Photos by Michael Reilly / DN-R)
Daniel Chapman of the Flavor Savor BBQ team from Grottoes cuts beef brisket for judging on Saturday during the Blue Ridge Music and BBQ Festival at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds. More than two dozen teams entered the competition, which included an overall award, plus other awards handed out in several sub-categories.
This young connoisseur clearly has a taste for top-notch barbecue. Lyla Redieske, 1, with her mother, Maria, reaches for another bite at the Blue Ridge Music and Barbecue Festival at the fairgrounds on Saturday.