The sixth annual Fire on the Mountain Chili Cook-off & Car Show will be on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Hannah Pickett Park. The Park is located at 16 Dixie Lee Ave., behind Monteagle City Hall.
The Tracy City Street Rodders will host s Car Show with more than 100 cars participating. The car show is from 10 a.m.–2p.m. and is free to the public. There is a fee to enter a car in the Car Show. Contact Fred Baggenstoss (931) 235-1760 for more information on the car show.
The Chili Cook-off will be open for tasting at noon. The public can sample all the entrant’s chili for $5. Chili Cook-off teams will represent some of the surrounding areas, as well as the mountain’s finest restaurants, businesses and community groups.
There are two categories of awards for the chili contest. The first award is “Judged Best Chili” and the second is “The People’s Choice.” The chili can be made on site or brought to the event. Each first place will receive $250 and a trophy. There is still room for you to enter and use your secret recipe.
There will be local arts and craft vendors, as well as food and drink for sale. The car show will have a DJ that will be providing music and prizes throughout the day. Proceeds will go to support the local charities and the South Cumberland Chamber of Commerce.
For more information and to download the rules and application for the Chili cook-off, go to www.southcumberlandchamber.com or contact the chamber office at (931) 924-5353.