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, we are hosting a PUB NIGHT in the BEER GARDENS, with chicken wings on the menu.  Vote for your favorite, and the best wings champ will be announced at the end of the night.  Live music by LANDLINES!  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 skills.

Calling all pickup trucks!  Old and new, stock and custom!  Saturday from noon and running all day.  Show off your pride and joy.  Prizes awarded to trucks in a wide range of categories, including:  Best Lifted Truck, Best rims and tires, Best stock Truck, Best Custom Truck, Best light package,etc.  Top it off with Trailer backup Speed Heats!

Saturday, stop in at the barn, and see the Judging taking place in the barn for the 2PM Whole Hog competition.  3:00pm-5:30pm judge your own pork samples, and enter your vote for your favorite. The best Hog meat champ will be announced at 530pm. 
Listen to Music all afternoon as you browse around the vendors, and check out the sights and smells and sounds of our small town atmosphere. 

6pm Saturday, A mouthwatering Pulled Pork Dinner cooked low and slow with all the fixin's will be available until 830pm hosted by the Drayton Kin family, only $15.00 per person.

A Kinsmen Dance will follow after the Pork dinner, from 9:00 PM to 1:00am.  Feature band --- BROTHERS FROM OTHER MOTHERS---! $15.00 per person.  Save with our Dinner and Dance combo and it is only $25$.

Sunday the KCBS competition heats up and meat hand ins start at noon.  (CHICKEN, PORK, RIBS, BRISKET!!! Need I say more!)  Stick around after a full weekend of camping and see who is crowned the Grand Champion of the event Sunday at 4pm!!!!

If you want to get your hands on some world class BBQ, be sure to make Drayton Kinsmen Smoke 'n Sounds 2017, a MUST VISIT on your summer list this year.

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