By Niesha Lofing
Want to warm the belly and the soul next weekend? Head to the first annual "Taste of Chili" in Auburn, a fundraiser for the Old Town Business Association and Friends of Placer High School.
The event, held from 12 to 3 p.m. Nov. 14 in historic Old Town Auburn, features the best chili recipes from the town's chefs and merchants, as well as raffle, Linda Robinson, president of the business association, wrote in an e-mail to The Bee.
Visitors also will pick their favorite chili with a "people's choice" vote.
Tickets are $20 for 10 tastes, including a raffle ticket, and can be purchased that day at MaryBelles Restaurant, where the event begins.
Pre-purchase tickets are available from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Monday at Sun River Clothing Company, 1585 Lincoln Way, Auburn.