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San Juan Capistrano’s inaugural Capistrano Chili Cook-Off & Grilled Cheese Sandwich Contest will take place in The BrewHouse parking lot this Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The event features selected craft beer from The BrewHouse and live music performed by Family Style from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Local celebrity judges, including Miss Orange County Berlin Armenta of San Juan Capistrano, will be on hand to pick their favorite chili and grilled cheese. Samples will be available from roughly 20 local and regional restaurants and chefs.

Proceeds from the event will benefit local nonprofit Great Opportunities, allowing underserved children to have access to horseback riding lessons. For more details, follow Capistrano Chili Cookoff on Facebook or email The BrewHouse is located at 31896 Plaza Drive in San Juan Capistrano.

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