Cornerstone Therapeutic Riding Center’s fourth annual chili cook-off on Saturday, June 23, will feature live music, contests, a barn dance, beer garden and silent auction, in addition to lots of chili.
The family event will be from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Ramona Outdoor Community Center, 421 Aqua Lane.
Entry fee for the chili cook-off is $25. General admission is $10. Admission is free for children age 12 and younger and for active military and their families
Silent auction items include a gift basket from Tienda de Reyes in Old Town, Richard Petty Driving Experience, cookbooks by author Jane Brown, and Temecula Wine Country Trails By Horseback, a 90-minute trail ride offering lunch and wine tasting at Wilson Creek Winery.
Proceeds from the event will benefit Cornerstone Therapeutic Riding Center’s programs, including Operation Saddle Up, which provides equine assisted services to wounded warriors returning from Iraq and Afghanistan who have lost limbs, have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), concussive brain injuries from bomb blasts, and other war-related injuries or illnesses.
To register as a competitor or to attend, contact Cornerstone Executive Director Judy Beckett at 760-788-2872. More information is at CornerstoneTRC.org.