The Smokin' in Steele BBQ and Blues Festival will be celebrating its 10th anniversary this weekend at the Steele County Fairgrounds. The fest serves as a fundraiser for Special Olympics Minnesota.

The food vendors will open their stands at 11AM on both Friday, June 2, and Saturday, June 3. Free music in Park Square begins at 4:30PM on Friday with Brother Sun Sister Moon. The free music on Saturday begins at 11:30AM with Harrison Street in Fair Square Park.

Music in the Beer Garden starts Friday at 5:30PM and Saturday at 2PM with the Renee Austin Band. Tickets for Beer Garden music are just $10.

Other activities include the Kids Q Kick Off at 5:15PM on Friday. Registration is still open for the Smokin' in Steele/Gopher Sport 5K Walk/Run at the Smokin' in Steele website, along with a full calendar of events.

There's also a Family Bike Cruise starting at 10AM on Saturday with the Blue 4 Kids Harmonica Lessons in Fair Square Park at 1:30PM on Saturday. A free Hot Rod Car Show takes place at 4:30PM on Saturday.

There will be a pancake breakfast on Sunday from 8AM to noon Sunday in the Beer Garden.

Come on out and have fun and support Special Olympics Minnesota this weekend at the Steele County Fairgrounds.