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Red Pepper Party


Red Pepper Party

October 31, 2015

A day of entertainment food and fun.

The day's activities and events include:

  • Chili for Charity - Chili Cook-Off
  • Craft Beer Tasting
  • Salsa Tasting
  • Live Band
  • Trick or Treating
  • Games for Kids
  • Scarecrow Storybook Village

Details to come.


Details to come.


Chili for Charity - Chili Cook-Off

Chili for Charity logo 300w

Chili for Charity offers an awesome fundraising opportunity for nonprofit clubs or civic organizations, school groups, church groups or for individuals who care passionately about certain causes, such as local animal shelters, food banks, Relay for Life, or Alzheimer's Association. This is a fun and entertaining avenue to raise funds for your organization or cause. Register today. Limited spaces are available!

Chili Cook-Off Prizes

Cash prizes and awards will be given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, and for Best Showman.

2013 Chili for Charity Cook-Off Winners - Student Social Work Association of Tarleton State UniversityPictured above: The 2013 Chili for Charity Cook-Off Winners
Student Social Work Association of Tarleton State University

Cash prizes will benefit the respective winning contestants' charity. The chili sales of each contestant are donated to their respective charity. Chili will sell for a minimum price of $3.00 per bowl, and if festival attendees wish to donate more to a contestant's charity, they are more than welcome to. All funds raised from the sale of chili will benefit each contestant's designated organization.

Questions about the Chili for Charity Cook-Off, contact Lauren: 940-682-4856,

Vendor Plaza - Shopping Opportunities

You will find a wide variety of items in the Vendor Plaza. You will find items for the garden, the home, clothing, art, information for the health-conscious, and all sorts of tasty foods to try.

Fall Festival is a great opportunity for exposure of your business. The forms with vendor information will be posted when available.


Tour the Gardens

Fall photo by Paul Valentine

Fall is a beautiful time of year to enjoy the magical 35 acres of winding paths through stands of trees, gardens of roses and Texas native and adaptable plants. Meander through to view the waterfalls, lakes and lily ponds with geese and swans, G-scale model trains on 1,200 feet of track, along with a miniature world of historic towns.

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Clark Gardens is a non-profit organization. Donations are tax deductible. Thank you for your support.
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