The 16th annual SML Fall Chili and Craft Festival is scheduled for Saturday, November 3rd at Bridgewater Plaza. Local chefs compete for one of three top honors: Best Chili, People’s Choice, and Showmanship. Music and craft vendors will also be on hand.

Gates open at 11am and tasting begins at noon. Admission is $7.

Parking at the event is free. Visitors may also attend via boat. For more information on the event, including sponsor and vendor applications, go to