Tom Bera with Philly Blind Pig of Philidelphia bastes pork ribs with his homemade barbecue sauce at the Hogging Up BBQ and Music Festival held over the weekend at the Frederick County Fairgrounds. Bera and his team competed with 26 other teams cooking chicken, ribs, pulled pork and brisket to be judged on appearence, taste and tenderness. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)
Joe Haynes (center), table captain, shows pork ribs to judges Todd Parks (left) and Beverly Gordon during the Hogging Up BBQ and Music Festival on Saturday.
Alyssa Gobat holds the third-place trophy that her family’s Smokin’ Gnome BBQ won for ribs. Sal Gobat holds the first-place plaque they won for pork. Smokin' Gnome was competing with 26 other teams at the Hogging Up BBQ and Music Festival over the weekend. The Gobats are from Shippensburg, Pa. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)