As he has done every year for the past five years, Buck Snort BBQ owner Jim Smith held his free Christmas lunch on Dec. 25 in downtown Van Alstyne. The 5th Annual Buck Snort BBQ Christmas Lunch is absolutely free to anyone who wish to partake with no strings attached. Smith opened his doors from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday and reports that he served 200 during that short window. He does this with the help of several volunteers and donations, both from the community at large and those who attend the lunch. In addition to good food and drink, Santa Claus pulled up a chair to chat with some of the lunch-goers and golden-throated musician Larry Martin and his guitar kept everyone entertained.