Wednesday December 2nd, 2015 2:02AM

'Cracker Queen' author to help kick off Brenau BBQ event

By Staff
GAINESVILLE - Georgia author Lauretta Hannon joins a lineup that ranges from an acoustic guitar set to a Jimmy Buffett tribute band at the Brenau University Amphitheater Friday for the preview party to open the second Brenau University barbecue cooking championship.

Gates open for the preview party a 5 p.m. with the program set to begin at 6 p.m. There is a $10 admission charge for adults, but children are admitted free. Patrons can also buy ribs and other barbecue specialties served up by Yazoo's Delta Q, winners of the 2009 national barbecue cooking championship sponsored by the Memphis Barbecue Network.

The preview party celebrates the public opening of Brenauâ
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