Sizzlefest coming up

Oktoberfest at Crowsnest Vineyards follows this year's Sizzlefest event

The Sizzle Pepper Festival is coming up fast,this year scheduled for Saturday, September 20 at Memorial Park in Keremeos.

The day begins with a pancake breakfast at 7:30 a.m., followed by  music,  children’s games,  a chili eating contest which is judged by all of those that come to the event.

A number of vendors will be set up in the park and children’s events will include the climbing wall,  the bouncy castle and new for this year,  the adventure log bridge, set up by by Scouts Canada.

At the end of the the day the Hot Pepper Eating contest takes place and the judging of the the hot sauces entered.

All of these events are free, so save the date and come to celebrate at one of the last events of the summer.

Those with a favourite chili recipe are encouraged to enter the chili contest, as there is still room for more entries.

Phone Colleen at the info centre  (250-499-5225) for more information.

After Sizzlefest, there’s more entertainment and good food to be had down the road in Cawston as Crowsnest Vineyards celebrates it annual Oktoberfest event. The good times begin at 3 p.m., with traditional German fare and live music. Reservations are recommended.


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