On Sunday, November 18 from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Girls Inc. at 5315 Foothill Road in Carpinteria will have its first-ever Chili Challenge as part of their annual Taste of Carpinteria fundraiser event. Chili Cook-off contestants will go head to head to create the tastiest chili as decided by judges and the crowd. Judges are James Sly, Finola Hughes, Gail Persoon, Roxanne Nomura and Wade Nomura. Cost: $50 in advance, $60 at the door. For more information call 684-6364.