Hot news – the NYC Chili Pepper Festival is Saturday, with spicy performances from international music and dance groups, samples of award winning hot sauces, pickles and salsas, and more. It’s all happening at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, Saturday, September 27th, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors 65 and over and students with a valid ID. For the full schedule of events, visit bbg.org. Here’s the partial sked –
★ Sample award-winning hot sauces, pickles, and salsas.
★ Pick up a pepper from the farm stand.
★ Revel in fire juggling.
★ ALIDU: Groovy Afro-soul and talking drums from Ghana
★ TEE CHAOUI SOCIAL CLUB: Old-school Cajun dancehall
★ CUMBIAGRA: Fiery Colombian cumbia
★ SHIRO & THE RAW DOGS: Red-hot rockabilly
★ TIPSY OXCART: Bumpin’ Balkan beats
★ TALAVYA: Electrifying Indian tabla drumming