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Dusty’s to go whole hog next weekend

After hosting the Canadian National Barbecue Championships in August Dusty’s is further cementing its reputation as Whistler’s barbecue mecca by hosting Hogfest ’04 next weekend.

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The celebration of all things "hog" consists of an afternoon motorcycle exhibition featuring the baddest of the bad from Squamish bike shop Sea to Sky Choppers, and a whole hog barbecue feed in the evening.

Celebrity smokemaster Adam Protter of Mount Currie – "Best New Cook" at August’s Canadian national championships – will be on hand as a special guest expert at the barbecue pit. The meat will be served for $5 a plate on a first-come first-served basis. Local barbecue teams will also be offering rib samplings throughout the afternoon.

The party will continue into the night with tunes by Blue River – a.k.a. Guitar Doug’s rockin’ bluegrass band, and the aptly named Cousin Harley & The Piglets, Vancouver’s good time country/rockabilly rollers.

The bike show is open to all proud moto-owners. Bikes must be registered in advance by calling 604-905-2145. Those with registered show bikes eat free at the barbecue pit.

Hogfest ’04 starts smokin’ at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9.

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