Gatherings, BBQ headline weekend

This weekend in Clearbrook, the Frederick County Fairgrounds will host the Hogging Up BBQ Festival, with proceeds going to help four nonprofits.

Friday through Sunday, live musical performances will include Stoney Creek Bluegrass, Avey Music/Mountain Ride and more. Gas-powered miniature cars, a tour of a Blue Angels plane cockpit and a cornhole tournament also will take place, with beer and wine tasting, food and more.

Admission is $5 on Friday and Sunday, $8 on Saturday and free to children age 10 and younger. For more information, call 540-667-8739 or visit hoggingup.wordpress.com.

Also this weekend, Front Royal’s Gazebo Gathering will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday, where Main Street meets Chester Street.

Catfish Hodge will perform. Admission is free. For more information, call 540-635-9909 or visit www.blueridgearts.org.

— Daily Staff Report