Enjoy great BBQ and auction; help our Scouts, too!

Mar 6, 2020 | Events

Troop 13 BBQ preparation

Volunteers prepare traditional pork BBQ at a recent Troop 13 BBQ

Enjoy savory Carolinas barbecue pork, grilled chicken, slaw and beans on March 13 while helping nurture one of University City’s veteran Scouting programs, BSA Troop 13 at University City United Methodist Church.

You can also bid on over $21,000 in goods and services at the Troop 13 silent auction!

The proceeds from the barbecue and auction will support Troop activities, including the Troop’s many community service projects and outdoor adventures. This summer, many Troop members will travel to the renowned national Scouting facility of Philmont for a high adventure.

Learn more about Troop 13 at its website and Facebook page.


Troop 13 BBQ details

  • Time: Food available 10 am-8 pm March 13.
  • Location: University City United Methodist Church, 3835 W. WT Harris Blvd.
  • Food choices:  All items are $10 each. All items are available for dine-in, take-out, or drive-thru pickup.
    • PLATE: Pork BBQ, cole slaw, BBQ beans and bun
    • PLATE: 1/2 chicken, cole slaw, and BBQ beans
    • POUND: Pork BBQ
    • SANDWICH: 2 BBQ sandwiches, cole slaw, chips and bun
  • More BBQ event details


Troop 13 Silent Auction details

  • Time: The auction begins online at 1 pm Sunday, March 8. The Silent Auction will end at 7pm on Friday, March 13.
  • Auction website
  • What’s for sale: Church and community members have donated over 180 items worth a total of more than $21,000, including a five-night stay at an oceanfront condo in the Mexican resort city of Cabo. Other auction items include restaurant gift cards, fitness club memberships, golfing, gift baskets, event tickets, local brewery items, NASCAR Pit/Garage passes and merchandise, trampoline park tickets and parties, outdoor adventures, and much more.
  • Auction close and pickup time: 7-9 pm March 13 in the Fellowship Hall of the University City United Methodist Church. The auction organizers will accept cash, checks, or credit card at pick up.


Receive Up to Date News

Receive Economic Development News

View Past Newsletters

View Post by Category

Press Releases

Meet Jordan Harris

This month, UCP welcomed Jordan Harris as the Director of Community Development and Outreach. With over a decade of community relations experience in various roles, most recently serving as the associate director of community relations at UNC Charlotte. In her new...

We’re Back…with a Vision!

University City Vision Plan – Connecting: People. Places. Nature. The growth and development being realized in University City is nothing short of transformational.  Major investments in transportation and mobility infrastructure, thousands of new rooftops, new...

University City launches Barton Creek Greenway Native Meadow

By Azania Herron University City Partners, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Botanical Gardens and North Carolina Native Plant Society have partnered to install Barton Creek Greenway Native Meadows, a community native plant project in University City. On April...

New Farmers Market to open Oct. 3 at University Place

University City Partners announces the opening of University City Farmers Market on Oct. 3 around the lake at The Shoppes at University Place. Shoppers will find fresh local produce, food preparation programs and live entertainment. Open every Saturday in October The...

University City Wine Fest to Offer Socially Distanced Activities

New This Year: Wine on the Water and a Boutique Dining Experience.  Greystar University City Wine Fest will return this fall at multiple locations around the lake and boardwalk at Shoppes at University Place. The fourth annual festival will take place from September...

Where Will They Play?

We need more parks now – YOU CAN HELP A crisis caused by Charlotte’s explosive growth and government inaction threatens one of the most important assets of every truly livable city – public parks.   A recent nationwide study revealed that Charlotte has the least...