Advance tickets for the 2015 Big Chili Cook-off are now available to residents in the mountain communities through the organization’s website.
Headliner bands for this year’s event on Saturday, Sept. 12, at Buchanan Park in Evergreen are Jimmie Van Zant and Molly Hatchet.
Visit the Big Chili website at www.bigchili.org to purchase tickets, become a sponsor or reserve vendor and artist space. Tickets cost $15 for adults. Firefighters with identification and children under 12 are admitted free.