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January 28, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Kalamazoo State Theatre is joining forces with Chef Andrew of WMU Dining Services to participate in the 2023 Downtown Kalamazoo Chili Cook-Off. We will be bringing a spin on brisket chili to the event. You won’t want to miss it.

Included in the activities will be LIVE MUSIC from none other than Matthew Borr!

Downtown Kalamazoo’s Annual Chili Cook-Off is a FREE community event from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on January 28.

For 18 years, this annual tradition has been a community-favorite event to explore downtown, sample chili recipes, and visit new and familiar stores and restaurants.

Don’t forget to purchase this year’s commemorative spoon. It’s good for the environment and helps support events just like this!

Learn more on the official chili cook-off website.

About WMU Dining Services:

WMU Dining Services is an independent foodservice operation on the campus of Western Michigan University which serves students, faculty and staff. The Valley Dining Center, the largest dining center on campus, is an all-you-care-to-eat location which currently serves 5,000 – 6,000 meals a day. The VDC offers a wide range of selections from multiple venues ranging from build-your-own stir-fry to hearthstone fired pizzas, freshly grilled burgers and more. Dining Services also includes 9 Campus Cafes that are located in many academic buildings offering a la carte options. Dining Services strives to offer a variety of options and numerous healthy choices designed to meet a wide range of preferences and needs to support student success.

About Matthew Borr:

Matthew Borr has been writing and performing music for two decades. He has performed extensively throughout the U.S.A. (all the way to Alaska!) He has performed live and recorded with a number of diverse artists, and released his first solo album, “Trains in the Field”, in 2015. Then with the duo Borr McFerrin, he released “Bottle Makes Three” to great reviews. His original music reflects the powerful themes in life: love, war, heartache, and art, to name a few.


January 28, 2023
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Kalamazoo State Theatre
404 S. Burdick
Kalamazoo, MI 49007 United States
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