It’s time for the 8th Annual Houston Championship Chili Cookoff at Trader’s Village, where cooking teams from all over Southeast Texas will come together to compete for top honors. Awards are handed out in four categories: Open Chili, Open Beans, People’s Choice and Showmanship. For a $5 donation to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Go Texan committee, chili lovers get six taster’s cups to sample the entries and a ticket to vote for the People’s Choice. The cooking begins at 9 a.m., with tasting samples ready at 1 p.m. Trader’s Village, 7979 North Eldridge Road. Free.
Sat., Nov. 19, 2011