The Kinsmen are set to announce plans for a second year of the Kinsmen Smoke n Sounds Festival.  The event is slated for July 9th 2016.

This promises to be a weekend of great tunes, great events and great cookin' featuring National World Class Barbeque.

Sanctioned by KCBS KANSAS CITY BBQ SOCIETY is the professional class doing a 4 meat cook off with a great number of returning teams and new teams from the circuit attending.

While all this barbequing is going on several other events will be keeping you entertained !!!

Keep in mind, the cost to attend and walk around the general open air spaces of the event on Saturday up to 5pm, are at no cost to you and your family. So Please come out and support this unique event in our area.  (ticketed events are the dinner and dance, sold individually or bundled together.

Starting the day off Saturday will be the Kinette Mapleton Market from 8am to 12pm.  Events related to the public regarding BBQ are slated to be from 1pm to 5pm.  Further details to follow.

Ticketed events Below,  get your tickets at the information table the day of the event, talk to a kinsmen member, or get them at one of these Drayton local businesses.  Dobbens True Value,

A mouthwatering Pulled Pork Dinner cooked low and slow with all the fixins will be available from 5pm till 8pm hosted by the Drayton Kin family, only $15 per person.

Kinsmen Dance will follow after the Pork dinner, from 830pm to close.  Feature bands TBA.

Camping is available for the weekend contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Which will lead us into the Drayton Fair in August hosted by the Drayton Mapleton Agricultural Society and again we will be hosting the entertainment tent and sponsoring the heavy class at the tractor pulls, and also sponsoring of the Demo Derby on the Sunday.

The Drayton Kinsmen and Kinettes are making Mapleton a better place to live and raise a family.

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