A chili cookoff is among the events that are part of this weekend’s Big Buck Classic at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds in Little Rock.
The cookoff, known as the BIG BUZZ CHILI COOKOFF, will be Saturday and among the participants is Ditale Outdoors, a brand for women’s hunting apparel.
Joining them is Ken Moody Safaris, an African hunting company and the two companies will help raise funds for the Shriners Hospitals for Children.
In addition to admission, taster cups are $5 and food service will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday. It will conclude when the chili runs out.
"We believe in the power of collaboration and the joy of giving back,” said Virginia Moody, CEO with Ditale Outdoors and owner of Ken Moody Safaris in a release. “This event is a perfect opportunity for Ditale Outdoors to connect with our community, share our passion for the outdoors, and contribute to a cause that makes a difference.”
Lost 40 Brewing will also be on hand.
The Big Buck Classic starts Friday and concludes on Sunday., Hours are from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday. On Sunday, it will open at 10 a.m. and close at 6 p.m.
Admission is $15 for adults and $5 for children 5 to 12. Those younger are free.