2017 1st Place Whole Hog
Wesley Bowers “Getting Piggy With It”
Mark your calendars for September 15th, 11 am to 5 pm! This is an all day festival in the heart of Rolesville, right on Main Street! We have food, vendors, music provided by several local bands throughout the day, children’s games, and many other full-filled activities.
If you are interested in meeting new people and volunteering for your community, call the Chamber at 919-562-7069 or register online.
We need you to help make this event our best yet! Volunteers must be at least 15 years old. It takes a small village of volunteers for this event to run like clockwork. We need help with everything from set up on Friday night to tear down on Saturday night and everything in between! We’d love to have you as part of our Community Volunteer Team! Call the Chamber for more information, 919-562-7069.
BBQ Plate Pre-Order
BBQ & Bands BBQ Plate pre-orders are now available in limited quantities with and option to donate to charity! Don’t miss your chance. Last year we SOLD OUT of BBQ well before the end of the event.
You can support the Wake Forest Purple Heart Foundation by selecting the ‘+ Charity‘ pricing option for your plate. The Wake Forest Purple Heart Foundation, honors local area veterans from Rolesville, Wake Forest, and surrounding areas who have received the Purple Heart Medal. This year, WFPHF is helping to organize the mobile Wall That Heals, which will be visiting Wake Forest October 17-21. Click HERE to order!
VENDORS! Register now to come showcase your products! Click HERE then click on “REGISTER NOW” to reserve your spot! We encourage you to complete the application as soon as possible. Space is first come first serve basis and sell out fast!
COOKS! Register now to come show what you are made of! Click HERE then click on “REGISTER NOW” to reserve your spot! We host a NC Pork Sanctioned BBQ event with our whole hogs being judged by NC Pork Council judges. We also host competitions in both chicken and ribs. These categories are judged by our local “celebrity judges”.
Whole Hog competitors
Meat is provided as part of your entry fee. You will select your hog after the cooks meeting on Friday night. Each team will receive an approximate 120-125 lb hog. For judging you will turn in approximately 1/2 lb – enough to fill the bottom of a white Styrofoam clamshell plate. The remaining pork will be chopped up and turned in to the food tent for sale as a fundraiser for the Chamber.
You will cook one and a half cases of ribs (approximately 18 slabs). For judging you will turn in a Styrofoam clamshell. The remainder of the meat will be turned in to the food tent for sale as a fundraiser for the Chamber.
You will cook approximately two cases of white meat chicken quarters. For judging you will turn in one Styrofoam clamshell of meat and the remainder of the meat will be turned in to the food tent for sale as a fundraiser for the Chamber.