FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Congregation Beth El served up its third annual Craft & BBQ Festival on Sunday in Fairfield, with an aim at feeding barbecue fans and feeding the hungry.
The entry fee was two cans of food for Operation Hope, Fairfield’s homeless shelter.
Food included brisket sandwiches, chicken sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob, desserts and drinks, all dished up from a serving line set up under a tent in the heat.
There were also a variety of artisans on hand, featuring items such as jewelry, clothing, artwork and home decor.
Entertainment included musical groups and dancers. There were also hot dog and pickle eating contests as well as children's activities and raffle prizes.
Sponsors of the event included Cohen and Wolf, Bankroll, Boy Scouts of America, City Carting and Recycling, Elements Massage, Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County, Koskoff, Koskoff and Bieder and Junkluggers.
Other sponsors were Mikeye Home Improvement, Sammy's Kosher Market, Second Chance Furniture, Stan Partyka Electric, Participants, AFC Urgent Care - Advanced Walk-In Urgent Care Center in Fairfield, Amellu Table Decor - Decorative Table Covers and Mosquito Nets for Outdoor Dining and Americana Memories.
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