Fall Fest, chili cookoff for charity Saturday

by Sarah Fay Campbell

A fall festival and chili cookoff will be held Saturday to benefit the Terry Farrell Foundation.

The foundation, named in memory of of a New York City firefighter who died on Sept. 11, helps first responders in need and their families.

The festival is put on by Our Community Farmers Market.

The event will be at the MacDuff Crossing Shopping Center, off Hwy. 54 in Peachtree City. The market opens at 9 a.m. and the festival begins at noon. Both run until 4 p.m.

The chili cookoff begins at 1 p.m. Unlimited chili tasting is $10 for adults. Children 12 and under are allowed to taste free.

There are two chili cookoff categories: public safety and civilian. Teams are welcome. Beer from Sweetwater Brewing will also be available.

The fall festival will include Peachtree City Fire Safety and restored FDNY fire trucks, as well as visits from Santa and craft vendors.

Fore more information visit www.OurCommunityFarmersMarket.com or call 678-664-4342.



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