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Annual chili cook off set for August 30


August 14, 2014

The Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the Eleventh Annual Labor Day “Buzzards Breath” Chili Cook Off in Cathlamet, on Saturday, August 30.

Grab your favorite recipe, your cooker, a pot, and head to the Elochoman Slough Marina for a day of food, friends and fantastic chili. Call the Chamber office at (360)795-9996 or stop by 102 Main Street to get a copy of the rules and an application, or visit

There is no cost to enter and the winner will receive a trophy.

There will also be a flat bread throwing contest with prizes for kids, live music, a beer garden, a rubber duckie race raffle, a wooden boat raffle and more.

Cooking starts at 10 a.m. and the public will start tasting at 1 p.m. Judging starts at 3 p.m.


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