The public is invited to join the El Dorado County 4-H Chili Cook-Off & Round Up on Saturday, May 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be held on the lawn of the El Dorado County Fairgrounds in Placerville. Admission is free and open to the public, so bring your family, friends and neighbors. There will be something for everyone.
El Dorado County’s own Cynthia Rene will perform a live concert as well as local folk musician Greg Costa. Expect 4-H Barn Activities, kids activities and a craft vendors fair. 4-H animals will be showing in the barns. Demonstrations from Rocketry, Disc Golf & Dog Agility projects will be held on the lawn. Bridges BBQ will have tri-tip lunches for sale for $8. 4-H will have its dignitary cake auction on the lawn at 1:30 p.m. presented by Jack Sweeney and will have a silent auction featuring amazing items including four tickets to Disneyland and golf clubs valued at $800.
Interested in joining the chili challenge? Space is still available and you need just two gallons to compete. Chili will be judged by professional judges and $50 prizes will be awarded to overall winners as well as recognition for first, second and third place entries. For more information about becoming a chili cook call 530-621-5503 or download the entry form at: ucanr.edu/sites/EDC_4-H_Program/Chili_Cook-off.
For more information contact Tracy Celio at 530-621-5507 or [email protected]