Blues Brews & BBQ on the River: Eat, Drink, Play & Support a Great Cause, All in One Night

By: Mary Pat Baldauf

Where can you support a great cause, eat delicious food, bid on fabulous prizes and perhaps even walk-away with a YETI? At the Family Shelter’s Fifth Annual “Blues, Brews & BBQ” benefit which takes place Thursday, November 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the new Stone River!

Blues, Brews & BBQ

Each year, Family Shelter hosts Blues Brews and BBQ to support food, shelter and program services offered to homeless families in the Midlands. To celebrate the event’s fifth anniversary, Family Shelter is going all out, and you don’t want to miss out!

At this year’s event, attendees will:

  • Get down to the live sounds of Bandkamp, including the best in classic rock and alternative tunes.
  • Bid on fabulous Silent Auction items, including lunches with Mayor Steve Benjamin and Sheriff Leon Lott, gift certificates from Famously Hot local businesses and other unique prize packages.
  • Be in the running to win a new YETI tank cooler. Everyone who attends will be entered in a drawing for this fabled, party-ready beverage tub, but you must be present to win.
  • Fill up on delicious bbq and all the fixin’s, including beer and wine. 

Tickets are just $35 in advance; $40 at the door. To purchase tickets, visit:

Hope you can join us!


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