Ballantyne Chili cook-off turns into Autumn Festival

Ballantyne Chili cook-off turns into Autumn Festival

ballantyne_festival_logo5What started as a chili cook-off has become a day of food, games and entertainment, combined with the opportunity to help others.

Ballantyne Festival Autumn in the Park seeks to draw the community together for a fun, family-friendly, autumn festival while supporting local causes.

logo newYMCA-logo2The festivalis a daylong festival that promises the Ballantyne community an autumn-inspired experience for adults, kids and families alike. Beginning late morning, enjoy a chili cook-off, games, inflatables, pumpkin painting, hayride, performances, crafts, and more. Live music kicks off in the afternoon, complemented by an oyster roast, beer, and wine served into the evening. Ballantyne Festival is a 501(c)(3) charity andis run completely by volunteers. Net proceeds will go to benefit local nonprofits and causes.

And the best part? Savvy + Co.Real Estate will have its own chili, SAVVYLICIOUSCHILIentered in the chili cook-off! Check out Debe Maxwell’s video of the 2011 Ballantyne Fes!

The fourth annual Ballantyne Festival, Autumn in the Park, will be held on Saturday, October 11th @ 11a.m.-9p.m. in theBallantyne District Park, behind the Morrison Family YMCA. Get your tickets today!

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