Lexington Barbecue Festival happening on Saturday

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LEXINGTON, N.C. — Barbecue, music and tents full of crafts will take over Main Street in Uptown Lexington.

The Lexington Barbecue Festival runs Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Friday night, there is the Pre-Pig Shindig at Childress Vineyards from 6 to 10 p.m.

The festival has a great economic impact on Lexington.

Tourism leaders tell FOX8 the one-day event brings in about $9 million dollars.

If you want to get specifics about parking and events, click here.

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