The Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club will host its first annual “Boot Skootin’ Chili Cookoff” event this weekend, on Saturday May 7. This fundraiser will feature a chili competition with over a dozen chili recipes entered so far. Peter Dills will be the “official” chili judge, and guests will also vote for their favorite chili. There will be music, dancing, and a professional dance instructor giving free lessons in western-style line dancing. The evening will also feature a no-host beer and wine bar, door prizes, and a silent auction.
Kiwanis president Susan Henderson remarked “We anticipate a packed house…with a whole lotta chili and fun for everyone!” The Boot Skootin’ Chili Cookoff will be from 6 to 10 pm at the newly renovated Sierra Madre Room of the Sierra Madre Recreation Center, located at 611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. Tickets are $25 per person, and are still available at The Bottle Shop in downtown Sierra Madre, or by calling Hank at 355-3656.