Join the North Cobb Rotary Club, City of Acworth and the Georgia Barbecue Association for the Seventh Annual Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival on Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7.

Presented by Superior Plumbing and benefiting several local charities, this two-day event will take place at Cauble Park with live entertainment and a variety of barbecue competitions.

The fun kicks off Friday, May 6 at 6 p.m. and will feature The Mustangs and Lord of the Wings competition. Each participating barbecue team will be preparing their own special flavor of chicken wings and the winner is people’s choice! After the nighttime entertainment, the North Cobb Rotary Club and Acworth Business Association will present an exciting firework display over Lake Acworth.

On Saturday, May 7, the fun continues from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with some of the best barbecue in town. Teams from all over the Southeast will face-off in the professional and amateur divisions to see who will win the “people’s choice” and take home the title! Scott Thompson will be performing an acoustic set from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Concert dining tables are available for $100 that include the table and six chairs for either Friday or Saturday.

Cauble Park is located at 4425 Beach St. NW in Acworth. For more information about Smoke on the Lake, or to enter one of the barbecue competitions, visit The entry deadline is May 1.

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