For almost 25 years, the Frisco BBQ Challenge has has brought dozens of competitors to the high country to face-off over blazing charcoal in hopes of being crowned champion of the grill. Pig races, a whiskey tour, chef demos, plus all the 'cue you can eat make this event a can't-miss. Live tunes from the London Souls kick off the celebration on Thursday. Thu 7:45 p.m.-Sat 8 p.m.
—Photograph courtesy Nora Gilbertson