This is one of the “big daddies” of the competitive barbecue circuit. All contestants must have already won some sort of state championship to qualify for consideration to participate at “The Jack,” so the competition is fierce. International teams and backyard barbecuers are also invited to compete in separate divisions. This event takes place Saturday
Southern Events & Happenings
StyleBlueprint finds fun things to do in the South each month. No matter if you live in Virginia or Louisiana or somewhere in-between, you will find events perfect for a road trip or to embrace in your own backyard!
It’s only fitting to celebrate the time-honored tradition of Oktoberfest in Nashville’s Germantown neighborhood. This event features live music, authentic German food, family-fun activities and, of course, beer. Raise your stein and cheers to fall at this free celebration! thenashvilleoktoberfest.com
Enjoy a halloween night walking a 1/3 trail of 5,000 professionally carved pumpkins at the Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular! This will be a night for everyone in the family. Opening night is October 8 and ending November 3 during the hours 7:30 p.m. 11 p.m. Tickets start at $10 iroquoisamphitheater.com
Tune in for the the Nashville’s Largest Whiskey Experience September 12 through 14, 2019! The Nashville Whiskey Festival Grand Tasting will take place at the Omni Nashville Hotel on September 14th. Women In Whiskey and A World Beyond Whiskey will be held at the Holiday Inn Nashville-Downtown. This year’s event will feature more than 200
RiverArtsFest is a collaboration and celebration of fine arts and local music. There will be live artist demonstrations as well as hands-on art activities for any and all ages. Over 180 artists from around the country will be in the heart of downtown Memphis. So come enjoy food, fun and local art at this festival!
Shrimp festival? Count us in! The best part of the day, for most, are the rock shrimp dinners that include rock shrimp, the southeastern delicacy that is the festivals namesake. Also, included in the dinner are boiled shrimp, fried fish, slaw and hushpuppies. The dinners are served from 11 a.m. through 4 p.m on October
It’s time for the 63rd annual St. James Court Art Show! The event is located in the heart of Old Louisville and is free to attend. The event is held from October 4 through 6. The hours are Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Join the rest of Charlotte on Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 for the best neighborhood wine festival. Enjoy at least four hours of wine, beer and cider tastings, live music and food trucks. Proceeds benefit Classroom Central and their mission to equip students living in poverty to effectively learn. The event
Antique collectors! Birmingham Botanical Gardens Antiques at the Gardens features gorgeous wares from Southeastern vendors and designers, talented national tastemakers, events, parties, classes and seminars. Regionally and nationally known architects, interior designers and landscape designers will show off their creative talent through curated, themed vignettes and artists, jewelers and antiques vendors share their fabulous finds.
Let’s raise our glasses for wine ladies! Wine Over Water is back for the 25th year with a plethora of events taking place throughout Chattanooga in some of the city’s most beautiful historic buildings! Events include a kick-off party, brewery tour, wine dinners, yoga brunch and of course, Wine of Water on Walnut Street Bridge,