The Kinsmen are PROUD to announce year 3 of the Drayton Kinsmen Smoke 'n Sounds Festival

June 9 to 11, 2017, and we are Getting bigger and better every year.

This is a weekend of great tunes, great events and great cooking' featuring National World Class Barbecue. LOW AND SLOW IS THEIR MOTTO!

Sanctioned by KANSAS CITY BBQ SOCIETY and consisting of as many as 25 teams of BBQ'ers from near and far, doing a 4 meat cook off.

Friday night, watch some baseball put on by our local Men's league. Games run 7pm - 1030pm.  Stop by the BEER GARDENS, and grab some chicken wings as well.  Vote for your favorite, and a champ will be announced. The competition teams will have their smokers warming up already Friday night, and you can cruise around all the groups and ask questions and maybe pick up some tips to enhance your own grilling skills.  Entrance fee by donation into the grounds of this event.

Saturday morning the Kinette Mapleton Market is on from 9 AM to Noon.  A booth will also be setup to buy pop, water, raffle tickets, and kids activities in the afternoon. 

Saturday, stop in at the barn, and see the Judging taking place in the barn for the Whole Hog competition.  2pm-430pm judge your own pork samples, and enter your vote for your favorite. 

A mouthwatering Smoked Meat Dinner cooked low and slow with all the fixins will be available from 6pm till 830pm hosted by the Drayton Kin family, only $12.50 per person.

Kinsmen Dance will follow after the Pork dinner, from 8:30 PM to close.  Feature band --- to be determined---! 10$ per person.

Sunday the KCBS competition heats up and meat hand ins start at noon.  Stick around after a full weekend of camping and see who is crowned the Grand Champion!!!!

If you want to get your hands on some world class BBQ, be sure to make Drayton Kinsmen Smoke'n Sounds 2016, a MUST VISIT on your summer list this year.

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