Great Lenexa Barbeque Battle and other weekend possibilities
- Artificial Kansas
- The Kansas state barbecue championship is on the line this weekend.
This is the time of year when competition barbecue teams discover if they’re going to be a contender. And the Great Lenexa Barbeque Battle might be the ultimate measuring stick in Kansas. Talk to any of the 200 teams competing while chowing down on barbecue at the annual event, which is held from 4:30 to 11 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow, at Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park (87th Street and Lackman Road). Admission costs $5 Friday night (no charge for kids under 12) and $1 on Saturday.