The Chili Cook-Off returns to downtown Alton in a few weeks. Alton Main Street assumed the leadership of the event in 2013, and this year, the event will be held from noon - 3pm on Saturday, October 18th in the parking lot between New Frontiers Furnishings and Paul Lauschke Real Estate, and will be part of a Fall Festival.
There will be prizes awarded in several categories, as well as the coveted "People's Choice" award. Main Street Executive Director Sara McGibany says entries are already coming in.
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Other events that day include the Challenge of the Bluffs Run at 10am, and bands under the tent until 10pm. If you have questions or would like more information, call McGibany at 463-1016.