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smoking over 250 turkeys on Saturday, November 23rd
In partnership with The Bull 106.3 and Epicenter we will be smoking over 250 turkeys on Saturday, November 23rd from 10am – 2pm in the Epicenter parking lot. Image:


Nov 18, 2019


By Jeff Gilman

7 Businesses and Groups will be Smoking Over 200 turkeys in one day to serve 5,000 guests, November 23, 2019 

Redwood Gospel Mission has been partnering with churches, community service providers and volunteers for over 25 years for The Great Thanksgiving Banquet. Traditionally, the Mission began cooking turkeys in mid-October, carving the turkeys, freezing, then warming at the Banquet. 

This year we are preparing turkey for 5,000 people differently. In partnership with The Bull 106.3 and Epicenter we will be smoking over 250 turkeys

Turkey Smokers Businesses & Groups Include:

· Big Jim’s BBQ

· Charlie’s BBQ

· Guy Fieri*

· Keith's BBQ Beast

· KIN Smoke

· Mendocino BBQ Catering

· Sweet T’s Restaurant*

*Indicates Businesses or Groups, who will be smoking turkeys for the event at different locations.

For the public there will be music, turkey tasting, a turkey smoking demonstration and a turkey drop off. Turkeys donated will be given out to families in need at The Great Thanksgiving Banquet on Wednesday, November 27th at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds.

Event Details:

Great Thanksgiving Turkey Smoke: Saturday, November 23rd from 10am-2pm.

Epicenter parking lot, 3215 Coffee Lane, Santa Rosa, CA

Opportunities to serve and more information at 

About Redwood Gospel Mission: The Redwood Gospel Mission, with the help of hundreds of volunteers, serves over 123,000 meals, provides more than 48,000 bed-nights of shelter and distributes thousands of articles of clothing each year, as well as offering showers, haircuts and other services at its multiple housing facilities in the Santa Rosa area.

For more information, please contact Jeff Gilman – 

or call (707) 975-2635


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