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For Immediate Release:
April 15, 2011

Media Contact:
Cathy Guerra

Enjoy Blues, Brews and Barbeque this Weekend at Fruit and Spice Park


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 
Enjoy mouth-watering barbeque, incredible blues, country music, and classic rock at the first annual Blues, Brews and Barbeque on Saturday & Sunday, April 16 & 17, 2011 at Fruit & Spice Park, located at 24801 SW 187th Avenue in Homestead. Take a peaceful stroll throughout the park or relax on a blanket and gaze at the sky. A variety of children's activities, including a petting zoo and pony rides, will also be available.

Enjoy live entertainment throughout the day from: Pit Bull Blues Band, The Jay Blues Band, Rewind, and country singer Matt Mansfield - formerly of "Southern Drawl." Thunder Country's DJ Doug Hitchcock will be broadcasting with live remotes from the event on Saturday, April 16, from 12 noon to 2 pm.

The first annual Blues, Brews and Barbeque is sponsored by: Miami-Dade Parks & Recreation, LIVE Entertainment, Anheuser-Busch, Thunder Country 100.3, Sun 103.1 and some of the best award winning BBQ from: Smoke n' Spice, Huckleberry Hillbilly BBQ, and the Big Pig BBQ. Additional vendors will have: fresh roasted corn on the cob, funnel cakes, ice cream, silky smooth milk shakes & fresh baked pies.

Admission is $5 per person and children under 11 are admitted free. Doors open at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 am - 6 pm on Sunday. For more information, please call the Fruit & Spice Park at 305-247-5727.

The Fruit & Spice Park, operated by Miami-Dade Park & Recreation Department, grows more than 500 varieties of sub-tropical fruits, herbs, spices, vegetables and nuts from around the world on 39 lush acres in the agricultural Redland. The park offers daily botanical tours, fruit tasting and naturalist led workshops.

Who: Redland Fruit and Spice Park

What:Blues, Brews and Barbeque

When: April 16, 2011, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Where:Fruit & Spice Park
24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL, 33031


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