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7/8/2014 - Chili Cook-Off at the Smoky Hill Muesum Street Fair

 

 

Program Information: Joshua Morris, Curator of Exhibits
Lisa Upshaw, Curator of collections
Phone: 785.309.5776 (day)
E-mail:
josh.morris@salina.org
lisa.upshaw@salina.org

 Chili Cook-Off at the Smoky Hill Museum Street Fair

Date: September 27, 2014
Time: public tasting: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location:  Smoky Hill Museum, 211 W. Iron, Salina, KS 67401
Admission: Tasting: $5.00

The Chili Cook-Off is back by popular demand at this year’s Street Fair! Teams are invited to enter and compete in two categories: Texas Red and Anything Goes. The Street Fair takes place on Saturday, September 27 surrounding the Smoky Hill Museum at 211 W. Iron Avenue in downtown Salina.


First place prizes will be presented in each of the two categories along with a People’s Choice Award and Best Decorated Booth. Each entry can have a maximum of four people on their team. Each team needs to have a team captain and up to three assistants. For complete rules and regulations as well as an entry form, go to smokyhillmuseum.org and click on Street Fair.


The public is invited to grab a taste of all the entries for the price of a $5.00 wristband. Public taste testing will be from 11:30 am until prizes are awarded at 3:00 pm on the Main Stage. All proceeds will go to the Friends of the Smoky Hill Museum to help with the renovation of the children’s interactive area in the Museum.
The Street Fair takes place on Saturday, September 27 surrounding the Smoky Hill Museum at 211 W. Iron Avenue in downtown Salina.


The Smoky Hill Museum is a nationally accredited history museum, in the heart of downtown Salina, Kansas. This FREE museum is open Tuesday-Friday 12-5, Saturday 10-5 and Sunday 1-5. Also, be sure to stop by the Museum Store for a wide variety of regional and Kansas products, local artwork and gifts for all ages.