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September 9, 2017: Stripe Café and Palos Verdes Art Center host Background BBQ

Stripe Café and Palos Verdes Art Center, together with Brouwerji West, present an end of summer backyard bbq party to be held Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Stripe Café and PVAC.
Beginning at 1pm and continuing to 6pm, the event features barbeque by Chef Daniel and music by Dennis Robicheaux & the Sophisticates, playing a blend of experimental psychedelic and alternative country, folk, blues & rock. Also playing is garage pop band Steppe Bison and singer-songwriter Carlos Michael Gutierrez's project, CMG + We Are The Night, fusing the introspective soul of Lou Reed, the crooning of Elvis Costello, blended with the California Canyon folk-rock style. Accompanying the event is a pop-up art installation by Jill Smith.

Entreés: 24 hr Smoked Brisket, 18 hr Smoked Baby Back and St. Louis Ribs, BBQ Chicken, BBQ Korean Style Short Ribs
Sides: Country Style Red Potato Salad, Smokey Baked Beans, Corn Eliote on stick with Queso Fresco, Coleslaw
Salad: Watermelon or Mixed Greens with Farmers Market Vegetables
Kids Menu: Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Fried Chicken Strips, Mac n' Cheese
Stripe Signature Cookies for sale, $2

Complimentary: Iced Tea, Lemonade
Wine Spritzers $4, Sangria $5, Bottled Beer $4, Craft Beer by Brouwerji West $6, Canned Soda $2
Advance Sale Ticket: $25, Adults, $12, Kids under 12 (tax included)

Day of Event Ticket: Adult $30 + tax, Kids, same price. 

Each adult guest will receive a choice of two entrees, two sides, one salad, and a complimentary iced tea or lemonade per ticket. Each child will receive a choice of one entree or kid menu item, one side, one salad, and complimentary iced tea or lemonade per ticket. Reservations can be made for large parties with at least 2 days notice provided prior to the event.

To purchase tickets CLICK HERE! 

What: Backyard BBQ
Where: Stripe Café at Palos Verdes Art Center, 5504 West Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
When: September 9, 2017; 1:00pm - 6:00pm;
Website: http://www.pvartcenter.org/