5th annual Camarillo Chili Cookoff and Music Festival



IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers SECRET SPICES - Camarillo resident Aaron Reeves adds a special, secret spice mixture to a pot of stewing meat and veggies that form the base of “Chili Chili Bang Bang” in his booth at the 5th annual Chili Cookoff and Music Festival, held at the Camarillo Ranch House on Sunday, September 1.

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SECRET SPICES – Camarillo resident Aaron Reeves adds a special, secret spice mixture to a pot of stewing meat and veggies that form the base of “Chili Chili Bang Bang” in his booth at the 5th annual Chili Cookoff and Music Festival, held at the Camarillo Ranch House on Sunday, September 1.



IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers NEVER MIND THE WEATHER - Simi Valley residents Timothy Reilly, right, and Ann Avena swing and spin together on the dance floor during the 5th annual Chili Cookoff and Music Festival, held at the Camarillo Ranch House on Sunday, September 1.

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NEVER MIND THE WEATHER – Simi Valley residents Timothy Reilly, right, and Ann Avena swing and spin together on the dance floor during the 5th annual Chili Cookoff and Music Festival, held at the Camarillo Ranch House on Sunday, September 1.



IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers COLORFUL CLASSIC - Camarillo/Somis Pleasant Valley Lions Club member Chet Price, right, tells fellow club member Greg Steinmetz about his fully restored, cherry red 1957 Ford Thunderbird at the 5th annual Chili Cookoff and Music Festival, held at the Camarillo Ranch House on Sunday, September 1.

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COLORFUL CLASSIC – Camarillo/Somis Pleasant Valley Lions Club member Chet Price, right, tells fellow club member Greg Steinmetz about his fully restored, cherry red 1957 Ford Thunderbird at the 5th annual Chili Cookoff and Music Festival, held at the Camarillo Ranch House on Sunday, September 1.

IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers CHILI COOLDOWN - Linda Thayer-Gaoubry of Camarillo, left, and granddaughter Kayden Coyle, 5, rush to eat their quickly melting ice cream cones before the summer heat takes its toll at the 5th annual Chili Cookoff and Music Festival, held at the Camarillo Ranch House on Sunday, September 1.

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CHILI COOLDOWN – Linda Thayer-Gaoubry of Camarillo, left, and granddaughter Kayden Coyle, 5, rush to eat their quickly melting ice cream cones before the summer heat takes its toll at the 5th annual Chili Cookoff and Music Festival, held at the Camarillo Ranch House on Sunday, September 1.



IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers BIG POT OF AWESOME - Squeakin’ Beaver Chili Team chefs Tom Akoury, center, and Ken Kaplan, both of Simi Valley, stir in a panful of sauteed onions to their steaming pot of chili during the 5th annual Chili Cookoff and Music Festival at the Camarillo Ranch House on Sunday, September 1.

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BIG POT OF AWESOME – Squeakin’ Beaver Chili Team chefs Tom Akoury, center, and Ken Kaplan, both of Simi Valley, stir in a panful of sauteed onions to their steaming pot of chili during the 5th annual Chili Cookoff and Music Festival at the Camarillo Ranch House on Sunday, September 1.



IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers TAKING A TASTE - From left, Camarillo residents Roni White, Mary Goodenough, Janine Coronado and Rita Carolan take a taste of Team Davmar chili at the 5th annual Chili Cookoff and Music Festival, held at the Camarillo Ranch House on Sunday, September 1.

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TAKING A TASTE – From left, Camarillo residents Roni White, Mary Goodenough, Janine Coronado and Rita Carolan take a taste of Team Davmar chili at the 5th annual Chili Cookoff and Music Festival, held at the Camarillo Ranch House on Sunday, September 1.

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