Bowes Creek Country Club again will be the beautiful setting for the second annual Beer & BBQ @ Bowes fundraiser, benefitting the Elgin Recreation Youth Scholarship Fund. This family friendly event will take place on Saturday, September 15, from 3:00 – 8:00 pm. It will feature great food including rib tasting, BBQ sandwiches, root beer floats, hot dogs, brats and tasting of craft beers. For children there will be train rides, face painting, a clown and family games. There will also be golf skill games and a raffle. Two popular local bands, according to Kate and Silver Screen, will be providing the entertainment under the big top, assuring that the event will take place rain or shine. Tickets purchased in advance are $25 for the Beer Sampler Package, $20 for the Teetotaler Package, and $5 for the Kids Fun Package. The day of the event the cost will increase by $5. Tickets can be purchased online at the City of Elgin’s website or at The Centre of Elgin, Porters Pub and Bowes Creek Country Club. For more information call 847-931-6123.