rockinribscontest greenwoodlake ny 3The Greenwood Lake Garden Center in the Village of Greenwood Lake will host its 3rd-annual Rockin’ Ribs BBQ Cook-off on Saturday, Sept. 28, noon-6 p.m. The event will benefit the Greenwood Lake Food Pantry. Entry is free with donation of a non-perishable food item.

The event will feature ten amateur chefs competing in a barbecued rib cook-off challenge for a cash prize. Warwick-based Bluegrass band Moonshine Creek will entertain from noon-5 p.m. All-day raffles for items and gifts certificates donated by Warwick Valley businesses, and a 50/50, will run throughout the afternoon. Greenwood Lake food truck PopJacks will serve barbecue. Warwick Valley wines and Boylan soda will be featured. Saranac Oktobertest and Coors Light will be on tap. Kids activities include pumpkin decorating, games, and contests with prizes awarded.

The Greenwood Lake Garden Center is located at 96 Windermere Ave. For information, call (845) 595-1579, or visit gwlgardencenter.com or Greenwood Lake Garden Center on Facebook.