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January 28, 2013

Chili cook-off to benefit Rowley library programs

ROWLEY — Rowley’s 11th annual “Some Like it Hot!” Chili Cook-off will be held on Saturday, March 9, from 5 to 8 p.m. This year, the cook-off will be held at The Governor’s Academy in Byfield. Proceeds from this community fundraising event will benefit Rowley library programs.

Chili lovers can look forward to sampling 20 or so versions judged by five local celebrities. Admission includes cornbread, veggies, hot dogs, dessert and the featured item: varied chili recipes including red, green, meat and vegetarian options. Beer, wine and soda will be available for purchase. Enjoy live entertainment, craft activities for the kids, raffles and door prizes.

Cost is $15 individual, $25 for couples and $5 for children under age 12. Tickets will be available Friday and are limited. Tickets are available at the Rowley Public Library, First National Bank of Ipswich Rowley Branch and Salt Marsh Antiques.

Contestants who wish to enter the contest can download the entry form and rules at Deadline for entries is Friday, Feb. 22. For more information, contact Janet Peabody at or send email to

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