Monday, December 30, 2013

Chili Cook off coming January 18, 2014

Sixth Annual ‘Chili Cook Off’ Scheduled for Copperopolis Town Square January 18

Chili Tasting, Raffle to Benefit Copperopolis Fire Fighters Association

(COPPEROPOLIS, Calif.) – Copperopolis Town Square – the events, shopping and entertainment gathering place in Calaveras County – will host its sixth annual “Chili Cook Off” on Saturday, January 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Admission is free, but chili tasting can be enjoyed for $5 per person. A 50 / 50 raffle will also be held and local band Copper Holdings Company will play throughout the event. Proceeds will benefit the Copperopolis Fire Fighters Association.

Awards like “Most Unique,” “Most Savory” and “Spiciest” chili will be presented. To register for the cook off, visit

“The ‘Chili Cook Off’ is one of our longest-running celebrations and supports the brave men and women of the Copperopolis Fire Fighters Association,” says Linda Stefanick, Vice President for Castle & Cooke Calaveras, Inc. “It’s a great opportunity to spend time with friends, sample some phenomenal family recipes and check out the businesses that make Copperopolis Town Square the heart of Calaveras County.”

Please contact Isabel Moncada, Copperopolis Town Square Event Coordinator, with any additional questions: 209.785.9700 /

Copperopolis Town Square is situated in the rolling foothills of the Central Sierra on Highway 4 in Calaveras County, two hours from the Bay Area and 1.5 hours from Sacramento. The area offers visitors a wide variety of amenities and activities including golf, tennis and dining at the acclaimed Saddle Creek Resort ( with accommodations for guests in luxurious Lodge Bungalows conveniently located within a few paces of the golf course. To stay for the weekend, please call 209.785.7415 to book a room.

For more information: 866.276.4235 or visit If you use Facebook, “Like” the Copperopolis Town Square page to get all the event information.