This weekend you can try some BBQ, see a car show, lift barbells to support breast cancer awareness, or celebrate St. Patrick's Day.

1. Barbells for boobs

This cancer awareness and fundraising event is hosted by CrossFit of St. Robert and Combate Xtreme MMA Academy. They say nobody fights this fight alone. They will be hosting a cancer awareness and fundraiser on Saturday, March 17 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Combate Xtreme MMA Academy in Waynesville located at 103 Ashley Mae Ln. They say they plan to make the St. Patrick's Day event and epic one. There will be prizes for each class and each participant will get a T-shirt and a special free beer. They will also be grilling brats and serving potato salad for all participants. It costs $25 to register.

 

2. Outdoor Sportsman Show - BBQ Cookoff Competition - Auto Show

The city of St. Robert will be hosting its annual Outdoor Sportsman Show, BBQ Cookoff Competition, and Auto Show Friday and Saturday. The event begins on Friday at 5 p.m. and on Saturday at 10 a.m., according to its listing on Facebook. There will be vendors with Guns, Knives, Archery, Fishing, Hunting, Camping, Boats, Autos, ATVs, Paintball, Trail Rides, Golf, Game Ranches & more. Additionally, there will be the BBQ Cookoff with a $1,000 grand prize. First Place $200 in each category: Pork, Brisket, Ribs, Chicken & Novelty Side. Kids Competition with Prizes. For more information call 573-451-2625 or email: Park@saintrobert.com. Saturday, the old, the new and the modified with polish, shine and beauty of the four wheeled variety. Trophies for each category - Classic Cars, Classic Trucks, Old Street Rods, Muscle Cars and Modified Cars and Trucks.

 

3. St. Patrick's Day in Rolla

Rolla does St. Patrick's Day in style. The parade will be at 11 a.m. on Pine St. in downtown Rolla, then at noon, the St. Pat's Grateful Board Concert begins. The St. Pat's Grateful Board Concert is a free concert open to the public at the Rolla Band Shell. At 2 p.m., the concert moves to the nearby soundstage to host this year’s headliner -- Tech N9ne, a rapper and songwriter known for his single “Caribou Lou.” At 1:30 p.m. the dedication of the St. Patrick statue, outside the Curtis Laws Wilson Library on the Missouri S&T campus. This formal ceremony will present a statue created by artist Rudolph Edward Torrini.