DAVIDSON – The Ada Jenkins Center will hold its third annual FIRE, a 5K Run and barbecue, April 30. Registration for the 5K begins at 8 a.m., and the race starts at 10. The entrance fee is $25 in advance, or $35 on the day of the event. The fee includes a ticket to the barbecue. Register to race at www.queencitytiming.com.
The day also includes a barbecue competition in two categories: hogmasters and backyard grillers. Hogmasters are those with professional grade equipment, and the fee for that category is $150. Backyard Grillers are local participants, and the fee for entry is $125. Prizes will be awarded in both categories. The application deadline is Monday, March 14.
Home-cooked chopped pork barbecue will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for $10 per plate. Purchase tickets online or at the Ada Jenkins Center, 212 Gamble St. For more information or for tickets, visit www.adajenkins.org/fire.