BBQ & Brew FAQs

Q: What is the BBQ & Brew?
The Clovis Rotary BBQ & Brew is a fundraiser held by and for the Clovis Rotary Club. The BBQ & Brew boasts being one of the most enjoyable events offered in the local area. The event includes a deliciuos barbecue dinner. Festivities feature a live auction with a professional auctioneer and a silent auction filled to the brim with rare finds and gifts and a mouth watering dessert auction. This event also features live and recorded music, line dancing, beer tasting, mechanical bull riding and more.

Q: Where is the BBQ & Brew?
The Clovis Rotary BBQ & Brew is held at P-R Farms located at Willow and Shepherd Avenues. This is an outdoor event.

Q: Where do the proceeds go?
The profits from the BBQ & Brew help fund the various club activities and foreign exchange programs. It is notable that 100% of your donations go to the club’s activities as there are no paid staff at the club level.

Q: When is the BBQ & Brew?
The BBQ & Brew is a once a year event. It is held annually on the first Saturday in October (when the temperature is very comfortable)!

Q: What is the Live Auction?
The Live Auction takes place in the dining section of the event after dinner. A professional auctioneer announces the items to be sold and those at tables can bid freely on these items with the help of Rotarians standing by. Past items have included ski resort accomodations, vacations at exotic venues, catered dinners for 12, a weekend in a private home at the coast, and much, much more. The Live Auction is a high energy event.

Q: What is the Silent Auction?
The Silent Auction will be held in a large room with a hosted bar for your enjoyment. The silent auction features hundreds of quality items including: paintings, collectibles, autographed jerseys, prints and photos, plus a wide selection of other desirable items. In a traditional manner tables will close a few at a time. Guests can browse over hundreds of quality items or gift certificates while enjoying their favorite beverage.

Q: How do I obtain tickets to the BBQ & Brew?
Tickets can be purchased as early as June 15 and continue until sold out and yes, we will sell out. We recommend purchasing your tickets well in advance. There are three options: individual tickets, tables of 8 or sponsor tables of 8. Tickets can be purchased onlinr or directly from any member of Clovis Rotary.

Q: How can make sure I’m seated at the same table as my friends?
If you mail a check for payment of your tickets include a note with the names of others in your party and ask to be seated at the same table. If paying online fill in the box on the registration form with the names of others in your party.

Q: How can I donate items to the Live or Silent Auction?
Any member of Clovis Rotary will kindly accept your item. You can use the Contact Us page to provide your information and arrange for the item to be picked up. Thanks!

Q: What’s for dinner?
Barbecue is cooked fresh the day of the Event and served by Rotarians. And yes, it’s all-you-can-eat. The dinner also includes rice pilaf, beans, salad and rolls.

Q: How do I become a Clovis Rotary member or a volunteer?
The Rotary Club of Clovis accepts new members all year round. There are no qualifications other than an interest in providing service to our community. Come visit at one of our Friday lunch meetings as see what we are all about. Any Rotarian would be happy to help you get started with your membership as soon as possible. For more information use the Contact Us on this website.