The 4th Annual Chilly, Blues and Brews festival will pit professionals against amateurs for the $1,000 Best Chili cash prize. All entries include a Michigan craft beer as an ingredient. Tasting begins at 1 pm; sampling tickets are 50 cents each. Music all day long. Participate in an eating contest at 3 pm–if you dare. A portion of the proceeds goes to benefit skin cancer research. Saturday, March 12 at the B.O.B., 20 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids. FREE, all ages welcome. For more info, go here or call 616.356.2000.