The First General Baptist Church at 2507 Railroad Drive, Willow Springs, will host a meat smoke-off competition and fireworks display July 5.

People competing in the smoke-off can begin to show up at 11 a.m. at the church. There will be $300 available in prize money.

Food and drinks will be served at 7 p.m. and the public is encouraged to show up at that time with their own chairs.

The fireworks show will begin after 9 p.m.

To enter the smoke-off competition, register online at

For more information, call 417-252-0916.

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