Barbecue cook-off slated for Feb. 25-26

Bands Brews & BBQ, a South Carolina Barbeque Association sanctioned cook-off event, will be held Feb. 25 and 26 at Beaufort Town Center. The "Anything But Pork" Party will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 25, featuring live music and samplings of non-pork dishes from the participating cooks. The main cook-off will be from noon to 4 p.m. Feb. 26. There will be live music and entertainment for children. Visitors can sample all they can eat. The cost for Friday's event is $10 for adults and children older than 12; and $15 for Saturday's event.

Details: 843-525-6257, www.friendsofcarolinehospice.org