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Workshops 2018

Want to learn how to smoke, grill, and carve meats? Or maybe you want to learn about new technology and tour local furniture factories?

Then we have a workshop for you! Complete the form below to register.

​Historic Furniture Factory Tour
You WOODn't believe what's next! ~ Workshop on new tech that’s driving the furniture Industry today
Friday, Oct 19/2018 10:00 a.m.  

Join Mr. Alvin Daughtridge on this special tour and discover the history of our nearly 100 year-old historic, Downtown furniture factory, Fairfield Chair Company. See first-hand the innovation at work with 3-D printers in the Tech Center and the colorful inspirations of the Design Center. 

LOCATION: Fairfield Chair Company – Enter at Visitor Entrance off of Harper Ave. 1331 Harper Ave, Lenoir, NC 28645, Lenoir, NC 28645 

Slice It Right ~ The butcher does it better!
A How-to Workshop on Carving Meats
Friday, Oct 19/2018 12:00 p.m.

Ever wonder what's up with a brisket and is a pork butt really from the tail end? With 30 years of experience, Mr. Bill Wakefield with JBS , will answer the mysteries of the fine art of meat carving ~ Then you'll be slicing it right in no time! 

LOCATION: Shaw Furniture Building/ Henkel Opera House – 126 Mulberry Street, Lenoir, NC 28645
A How-to Workshop on Smoking & Flavoring Meats ~
Where there is Smoke, There's Flavor! 
Saturday, Oct 20/2018  2:00 pm

Learn the best, from the best! Competition Director, Mike Kilby, and his Cook Team professionals will share some of the best kept BBQ tricks of the trade from Cook Team professionals by using smoke, rubs, spices and special preparations. Discover, also, how KCBS organizes and judges such delicious entries!

LOCATION: Shaw Furniture Building/ Henkel Opera House – 126 Mulberry Street, Lenoir, NC 28645
Seared and Sizzled 
Lenoir Fire Fighters share their grilling secrets & fire safety tips
Saturday, Oct 20/2018 11:00 a.m.

Now these guys and gals really know how to fire it up! Join Lenoir Fire Fighter Anthony Stamper at the Lenoir Fire Station Number 1 to learn Fire-house grilling secrets and take home safety tips to ensure great grilling at home! 

LOCATION: Fire Station 1 - 602 Harper Ave, Lenoir, NC 28645