19th Annual 'Thin Air' Chili Cook Off
Top chili makers square off to benefit the Kirkwood Volunteer Fire Department and Kirkwood Rescue Avalanche Dogs. The event includes wine, beer, chili tasting, live music and kids activities.
Saturday: Aug 31 - Aug 31
Kids Zone: $10 | Chili and Beer/Wine tasting: $35 | Only Chili Tasting: $20
The ‘Thin Air’ Chili Cook Off is planned for Saturday, August 31 from noon until 4 pm on the Village Plaza. The event, sponsored by the Kirkwood Community Association, features the region’s top chili makers, beer and wine tasting, live music provided by the Wesley Orsolic Band and a Kid’s Zone with face painting, games and arts and crafts (for a $10 entry fee). Chili, beer/wine tasting kits include a commemorative glass and cost $35 for adults over 21 years of age. Chili tasting kits without beer and wine tasting are $20. If you would like to enter your favorite chili, please visit www.thekca.org to sign up. Purchase advance tickets on www.THEKCA.org or on the Village Plaza on the day of the event. Cash prizes will be awarded for Best Chili, Crowd Favorite and Best Booth. The net proceeds will benefit both the Kirkwood Volunteer Fire Department and the Kirkwood Rescue Avalanche Dog Foundation.