11th annual Milwaukee Chili Bowl — Jan. 29

The 11th annual Milwaukee Chili Bowl returns to Potawatomi Hotel and Casino, 1721 W. Canal St., Milwaukee from noon to 5 p.m. on Jan. 29. General admission tickets are $18. VIP tickets are also available for $40 ($45 at the door) and include early entry and a complimentary T-shirt. More than 50 area restaurants will compete for the Golden Ladle award, sampling more than 75 varieties of chili. 414-687-5365 or mkechilibowl.com