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27th Annual Chili Cook Off and Trick or Treating this Saturday

Downtown LaGrange’s 27 th annual Chili Cook Off will take place this Saturday on Sweetland Amphitheatre’s great lawn.

Chili tasting tickets are $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children.

The event includes a competition between 15 local Chili teams competing to be the Best Chili by People’s choice and by the Judge’s choice. The Best Booth award will be selected by People’s choice.

$300. 00 will be awarded for the Best Chili – Judge’s Choice, $200.00 will be awarded for People’s Choice for Best Chili, $200.00 will be awarded for People’s Choice for Best Booth. All teams will receive a portion of the proceeds after event expenses are covered.

Fall festival games are being provided by First Baptist Church on the Square, free of charge. A free children’s costume contest is being sponsored by Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center.

The Jungle Bus book mobile will be on site for storytelling & tours.

Jackson Heating & Air is providing their hospitality tent.

Other food vendors will be available with food for purchase – Frios Gourmet Pops, Amy’s Sweet Treats, Holloways Pork Skins, Hot Dogs & Brats, Mighty Joe’s Pizza and Bo’s Snacks.

Rain date – Sunday – October 29 from 12:00 to 3:00 Chili Cook Off teams / Causes Allstar Heating & Air – American Cancer Society American Medical Response/ Air Evac #77 Twin Cedars Youth & Family services Blessed Realty Group – American Foundation for Suicide Prevention & Awareness Charter Bank – Harmony House Children’s Dentistry of West Georgia – Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta – Crohn’s & Colitis Research F.L.I. Properties – Harmony House GO Realty – Camp Viola Golden’s Bike Shop – The Friends of The Thread Jackson Dental – First Baptist Church Dental Clinic Jackson Heating & Air – The Discovery Cottage Kroger – Boy & Girls Club of West Georgia Unity Baptist Church – UBC Children’s Ministry Arrington Builders – HOPE for a Day American Home Shield – United Way of West Georgia Waffle House #2223 on New Franklin Road – Boy Scout Camp Frank G. Lumpkin Trick or Treat vendors American Medical Response / Air Evac #77 1st Franklin Financial Corp Joynus Staffing Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc Mobis Alabama LLCGeorgia Plant Newcomers and Beyond Powertech America Resource MFG The Gideons International Triple J Tax Service “The Chili Cook Off is an event that touches the whole community and we welcome the whole community to come out to enjoy it during our beautiful fall season,” says Barbie Watts, Director of Promotions & Marketing for Downtown LaGrange Development Authority.