8th Annual Charity Cook-off rocks Louisa, Va.

October 25, 2012

The 8th Annual Chili Cook-off at Earlyhouse will be held Saturday, October 27, from noon to 5 p.m. in Louisa, Va.

Enthusiastic chili teams from all over Virginia and beyond have signed up to vie for the bragging rights to best Chili in Louisa. Great chili, great music, competitions and fun is the order of the day.

Chili fans will enjoy a beautiful autumn day, great food, and live music on the Earlyhouse stage. The classic rockers, Rockslide, will perform, as well as Four Track. DJ Matthew Madison with Cue it Up Music will providing your favorites all day long.

The annual horseshoe tournament will begin promptly at 1 p.m. By popular demand, we have added a cornhole tournament. There are raffles and a silent auction. Jason LeJuggler is returning to delight children of all ages. To celebrate Halloween, there will be trick-or-treat bags and akids Halloween parade and contest.

Relax and enjoy a day at Earlyhouse, a private park located at 3998 Yanceyville Rd in Louisa. Admission is $10 for adults; $5 for children ages 3-12 and includes all chili samples. Imagine a day of entertainment, food and fun for the entire family for such a small price – and you are helping so many in our community at the same time!! Our official Louisa Charity Chili cook-off t-shirt is also available now for $12.

Since its beginning, the Chili Cook-off has raised over $50,000 for charity, and the goal this year is $15,000. Local businesses, as always, have been generous in their donations and support. Team spots and sponsor opportunities are still available. Anyone interested in entering can find the rules and registration are online at www.earlyhouse.com – the chili cook-off pages.

The Charity Chili Cook-off benefits the National Kidney Foundation and the Good Doctors Foundation. Representatives of Lifenet will also be present, explaining the importance of organ donation for restoring health and saving lives.

For more information, or to register or volunteer, please call Kathy Stiles at540-967-1832.