The Manila Lions Club will sponsor the 21st annual Big Lake Chili Cook-off Saturday, Oct. 2, offering a $1,000 first prize to the first place chili team. Second place prize will be $500 and third place will receive $300. The cash prizes will be awarded in the adult division only.
First, second and third place trophies will be awarded in the junior division.
In addition to awards for the chili, there will be trophies for People's Choice and Showmanship.
The Manila Business Women will be serving breakfast and have their annual fried pie sale.
Booth space will be available for crafts and other items.
Entertainment will be held throughout the day. Lion Tony Crowell, chairman for the event, said anyone wishing to have a booth, be part of the day's entertainment, or have a chili team can contact him at 561-5433, or any Lion member.