Gilbert’s Whiskey Ranch BBQ hosts Holiday Cookoff 4 Kids, a pro barbecue competition sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society, with live music and the Arizona Centennial Copper Chopper motorcycle on display; proceeds benefit Boys and Girls Club of the East Valley.
DETAILS >> 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Bass Pro Shops, 1133 N. Dobson Road, Mesa. Free admission; tasting tickets are $2 each. (480) 209-9685 or www.whiskeyranchbbq.com.