VOL. 18  ISSUE NO. 40   |  OCTOBER 3-9, 2012

sonoran arts league artistsOCTOBER 3, 2012

SAL’s Fine Art Exhibition and Sale at Taste of Cave Creek event

New! Cave Creek Music Contest and Tim and
Willy Chili Cook-off
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CAVE CREEK – The Sonoran Arts League will be holding a Fine Art Exhibition and Sale at the 2012 Taste of Cave Creek culinary event, from 5 – 10 p.m., Wednesday, October 17 and Thursday, October 18 at Stagecoach Village, 7100 E. Cave Creek Road in Cave Creek. Local artists will be exhibiting a variety of media including oils, acrylic, pastel, mixed media, photography, glass and jewelry. For more information, contact the Sonoran Arts League at: www.sonoranartsleague.org; 480.575.6624.

You won’t want to miss the all new Tim and Willy Chili Cook-off, presented by Sanderson Ford and Sanderson Lincoln. Radio personalities Tim and Willy will graciously host, and participate in the chili cook-off, a competition which is sanctioned and judged by the International Chili Society. Enter your chili and Win up to $1,000!

The best chili cooks of the west will compete with their red chili and green chili, which will be featured on separate Taste of Cave Creek days from 5 – 10 p.m.

Chili can be purchased at the event. A quarter of all profits will go to Tim and Willy Kids Fundation.

The public is encouraged to participate in the competition. More information on requirements and fees can be found on the Taste of Cave Creek website. To register for the cook-off go to www.tasteofcavecreek.com and click on the tab “Chili Cook-Off.” Membership to the International Chili Society is required for participation.

Stacy Nupoff, cook-off coordinator, will contact registrants to walk through guidelines. Cash prizes will be awarded. With the participation of twenty or more cooks, the winner will qualify for World Competition.

The Taste of Cave Creek culinary event expands this year with the addition of the Cave Creek Music Contest. The Chicks with Picks Foundation will host the music contest made possible by a generous donation from event sponsor Solar City.

The Cave Creek Music Contest will take place from 5 – 10 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17 and Thursday, Oct. 18.

Tickets to the Taste event are $10 and available at www.tasteofcavecreek.com. Admission to hear the music competition is free with purchase.

Any artists or bands in the area are welcome to compete in the event. Winnings as follows: 1st place, $500; second place, 4-hour recording time; third place, free guitar. Space is limited.
Registration is online at thetasteofcavecreek.com, or onsite.

Contestants are expected one hour before the event. Winners will be announced both nights of Taste of Cave Creek; contestants can register one or both days. There is a $20 contestant entry fee (pay cash at entrance), and contestants will receive 4 free entry tickets to the Taste of Cave Creek for their friends and family. For a contestant entry packet visit azchickswithpicks.com.

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