Meat and Meander

Thursday, April 4th,
The Waters Building and James Allen Plaza

The Festival kicks off Thursday night with a casual indoor-outdoor party at The Waters Building, celebrating foods that are smoked, grilled, and slow-roasted al fresco! Sample from eight stations created by some of the Pee Dee’s favorite restaurants and sip wines paired for the dishes by Micky Finn’s. Exclusive bourbon sponsor of Meat and Meander Blade and Bow Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey will be serving cocktails from the iconic horse trailer, and guests will listen to live bluegrass by The Bluestone Ramblers.


2024 Winery Headliner

Winemaker Matt Brain, possessing a master’s degree in biosciences and a background in process engineering, brings naturalist philosophies and highly technical abilities to winemaking at Alpha Omega where he began as Associate Winemaker. Matt’s passion for the environment benefits Alpha Omega, where the land and winery are both Napa Green certified and the Vineyard Management team practices sustainable farming.


Media Sponsor
Garden & Guns
Garden & Gun
Bourbon Partner

Blade and Bow
Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

All Proceeds Go to
Help 4 Kids