Call to Chili Cookers: Downtown Concord's Hops & Heat Event Needs Competitors
Sep 28, 2017 02:01PM
By Melanie Heisinger
The Mike Strauss Band. Courtesy of the CDDC website.
On Saturday, November 4, 2017 Downtown Concord for the Hops & Heat Beer & Chili Festival will take place. This exciting festival runs from from 1:00- 5:00 p.m. in Downtown Concord, and is sure to satisfy your tastebuds.
Along with plenty of vendors, there will also be a chili cook-off competition. This is open to the public, which means anyone can register to participate. Individuals and teams are welcome.
Feeling competitive? Competitors have the opportunity to challenge someone after completing registration. The Concord Downtown Development Corporation (CDDC) will notify them of the challenge. This is a great opportunity for businesses, non-profits and other organizations to get involved.
This is your chance to roll up your sleeves and get cookin' for a cause!
The CDDC is now accepting Chili Competitors. Festival participants will vote for their favorite chili in 4 categories: Red (tomato based), Non-Red (non-tomato based), Vegetarian, & Hot to determine chili competition winners! The chili cook-off is designed to be fun and competitive as individuals or teams compete for trophies and bragging rights.
*DEADLINE TO ENTER: OCTOBER 20TH*
1:00 p.m. - David Childers
2:30 p.m. - The Mike Strauss Band
4:00 p.m. - PALEFACE
Hops & Heat will provide a beer tasting component of some of your favorite local and regional breweries.
This fundraising event is organized by the Concord Downtown Development Corporation and the Historic Concord Preservation Trust with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the United Way of Central Carolinas - Cabarrus.
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All content courtesy of the the CDDC website.