Mark your calendars: Home of the Innocents Big Ol’ Backyard BBQ, 8.28.10

If helping children isn’t enough to bring folks out to a fundraiser this weekend, a lineup of local chefs might do the trick.

The Home of the Innocents, a nonprofit that provides services to children in severe crisis, is hosting a Big Ol’ Backyard BBQ this Saturday. The event will feature unlimited food, live music, hayrides, arts and crafts and other family-friendly activities. But the big draw for local foodies might be appearances by these chefs:

The event looks like it will be a fun way to raise money for a very deserving nonprofit organization. Learn more about the Home of the Innocents here.

The Stats:

  • Big Ol’ Backyard BBQ presented by Home of the Innocents
  • When: 5:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010
  • Where: Backyard of the home’s Joan E. Thomas, M.D. children’s village, 1100 E. Market Street, Louisville, Ky.
  • Cost: $50 for adults; $30 for seniors, students, military, police, firefighters, EMS workers; free for children 12 and younger
  • To buy tickets: Call 502.596.1025 or visit

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