NEWPORT, N.C. (WNCT) — One of the country’s largest non-profit, volunteer-based, pig cookin’ contest is back in Newport.

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Starting Friday, the Newport Pig Cookin’ Contest will host two days’ worth of BBQ and fun. The event starts this Friday at 6 pm and will be open until 10 pm. The pig cookin’ contest begins on Saturday at 8 am. The winner will be announced at 1 pm.

Rides, crafts, live music and concessions will be available on both days. Saturday will end with a live band, North Tower, performing from 1:30-5 p.m.

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