Saxtons River Rec hosts chili contest

SAXTONS RIVER — The hearty smells of chili will waft through the air Saturday, Oct. 22, as the Saxtons River Rec hosts its annual chili contest from noon to 2 p.m. in the yard at Main Street Arts on Main Street.

For $5, participants are entitled to endless samples of the chili entries, cornbread to cleanse their palates, and a ballot to choose their favorites in the individual and business categories, according to a news release. Proceeds benefit the Rec and its youth soccer program.

Businesses and individuals may register to participate in the contest by contacting Samantha Fletcher at (802) 869-1407 (before 9 p.m., please).

The event features live music, a bake sale, and other fundraising activities. The rain site is the basement of Christ's Church.

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