Annual Chili Challenge and Rally in the Valley on the same weekend at Waterville Valley-

Hot cars, hot chili! As the fall season sets in, you can still feel the heat in Waterville Valley Resort at the 17th Annual Chili Challenge & Brews. On Saturday, September 30, this event will be held in the Town Square with area restaurants competing for the renowned title of “best chili.” Families are welcome! And all set in the heart of the White Mountain National Forest.

There is a small sampling fee of $7.50 for adults, and $5 for children (12 and under), to try each contender’s chili and then cast a vote for the best of the best. During and after the contest, visit the Brew Tents, open from noon to 3 p.m. with a variety of beers to sample. Uncle Steve Band will provide live music from noon until 3 p.m.

On the same day, the 6th Annual Rally in the Valley takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This all vehicle show is presented by the East Coast Camaro Club and includes awards, music, food and a 50/50 raffle.