Warm up your winter at the 20th Annual Downtown Chili Cook-Off. This popular event takes place from 11am. to 3pm at the Park Place Dome in Downtown Traverse City. The Chili Cook-off attracts over 1000 attendees each year who sample the many chilies and vote for their favorites. Area restaurants will be cooking up their special recipes as they compete in eight different categories: 1- and 3-alarm, white, vegetarian, no bean, seafood and ethnic as well as the coveted "people's choice award". For more information, call (231) 922-2050.