The premliminary BBQ competition for the Memphis in May Championship. Lots of good eating and good times. The 2017 Backyard event, “Smoke On The Wabash”, features nearly 20 amateur teams competing for trophies, prizes and braggin’ rights! There are also many other non-barbeque events, including an Art Exhibit, Wine Garden, Motorcycle Show, Craft Fair and Cornhole Tournament, as well as the 4th Annual Wabash Cannonball Downhill Race, featuring about 2 dozen homemade racers and coordinated by the local Kiwanis club. Also on Market Street will be a number of booths offering handmade crafts and homemade sweet treats. There will be about 12 hours of live music onstage, to be enjoyed by this year’s guests, expected to number nearly 9,000.