2nd Annual Bernard Blues and BBQ Arts and Music Festival

September 8 & 9th

St. Bernard Prep School in Cullman announces the 2nd Annual Bernard Blues and BBQ Arts and Music Festival will be held on the campus of St. Bernard Abbey and Prep School, Saturday and Sunday, September 8-9, 2018.

Festival Director, Joyce Nix says the show promises a new twist on tradition at St. Bernard. In addition to the wonderful variety of handmade arts and crafts, live musical performances will take place throughout the entire weekend.

The Blues Hammer Band will kick off the event on Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. On Sunday Sweet Licks Dixieland Jazz will perform from 10 am to 12 Noon; Followed by De Ja’ Blue Horns at noon and Cullman County’s own Bama Blue Grace at 2 p.m.

Nix explains:

“The food is worth the drive from anywhere in the world. Whether you enjoy hickory smoked pulled pork, barbeque ribs pulled off the grill, hamburgers or hotdogs, you will love Bernard Blues and BBQ. Freddie Day and his crew at Freddie Day Catering will be onsite the entire weekend providing the best of pulled pork, ribs and chicken wings in the USA.”

2nd Annual Bernard Blues and BBQ Arts and Music Festival

St. Bernard Abbey Monk bread may be purchased in addition to funnel cakes, strawberry waffles, and fried apple and peach pies!

At the conclusion of the show, St. Bernard Prep will give away over $10,000 in cash prizes. “All the proceeds from Bernard Blues and Barbeque go to our work in educating today’s young people,” said Fr. Marcus Voss, Director of Development. “People who support this event make it possible for us to offer the best education we can provide today’s students.”

Festival hours are 9 am to 5 pm each day, September 8th and 9th.

Bring the whole family and invite all of your friends!

Admission to the festival is only a $5 donation; children 5 and under are free! Ave Maria Grotto is open for a reduced admission price of only $3.

Make plans to attend Bernard Blues and BBQ and spend time visiting in Cullman! Like us on Facebook; or visit our website at www.stbernardprep.com.


2nd Annual Bernard Blues and BBQ Arts and Music Festival

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