Hoot ‘n’ Annie

BBQ & Bluegrass Hoot 'n' Annie

BBQ & Bluegrass Hoot ‘n’ Annie

The 3rd Annual BBQ & Bluegrass Hoot ‘n’ Annie will be held on April 15, 2023, at Fox Lea Farm in Venice.

This event will offer a three-course BBQ dinner prepared by champion pitmaster Dana Hillis and bluegrass entertainment by the five-time International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Banjo Player of the Year, winner of the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass, Sammy Shelor of the Lonesome River Band.

A must for all barbecue and bluegrass lovers.

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Presented by

Gulf Coast Community Foundation
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Participation Packages

 PLATINUM LEVEL ($10,000) 
• Recognition as Presenting Sponsor 
• Three tables with up to 18 seats 
• Premier seating location 
• Table signage identifying your donation 
• Full-page ad in the program 
• Recognition announcements 
• Marketing recognition on social media channels 
• Recognition on Website Home Page 
• Three team entries into the Sporting Clays Fun Shoot 

 GOLD LEVEL ($5,000) 
• Two tables with up to 12 seats 
• Premier seating location 
• Table signage identifying your donation 
• Full-page ad in the program 
• Recognition announcements 
• Marketing recognition on social media channels 
• Recognition on Website Home Page 
• One team entry into the Sporting Clays Fun Shoot 

SILVER LEVEL ($2,500) 
• One table with up to six seats 
• Table signage identifying your donation 
• Half-page ad in the program 
• Recognition on the Website
• One team entry into the Sporting Clays Fun Shoot 

 BRONZE LEVEL ($1,000) 
• One table with up to six seats 
• Table signage identifying your donation 
• Listing in the program 
• Recognition on the Website

EXTRA SEATS $125 (UP TO TWO) 

Schedule 

5-6 pm 
• Social hour 
• Entertainment by The Swinging Bridge Bluegrass Band. 
• Appetizers: Pulled Pork Sliders, BBQ Brisket Tacos and Buffalo Chicken Dip with crackers and celery 

6-7 pm 
• Welcome, acknowledgments, and call to action 
• BBQ dinner by Big Papa’s Country Kitchen: St. Louis Ribs, 1/4 Chicken, Baked Beans, Coleslaw, Mac’N and Cornbread. 

7-7:30 pm 
• Live Auction and Wooden Nickle Raffle 
• Dessert: Apple Cobbler 

7:30-9 pm 
• Entertainment by Lonesome River Band 

Entertainment by five-time International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Banjo Player of the Year, winner of the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass, Sammy Shelor of The Lonesome River Band.
Entertainment by five-time International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Banjo Player of the Year, winner of the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass, Sammy Shelor of The Lonesome River Band.
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Thank you for supporting the Suncoast Foundation for Handicapped Children. Please feel free to share this event with your friends and business associates.