Dancin’ in the street and more at Wilmington’s Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off


Locals enjoy a ‘chili’ day

Chalk art was available as a children’s activity Saturday at the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in downtown Wilmington.

Chalk art was available as a children’s activity Saturday at the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in downtown Wilmington.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

A youth activity at the event involved pumpkins getting color added to their personalities. From left in the foreground are Ava Hester, Lilly Bradley and Alia Hester.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Grilled hot dogs were available for a donation to United Way of Clinton County. From left are Brandi LeForge, Carlos Roberts and Mandy Platt.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

A game for all seasons: corn hole.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Posing in the back of the Brausch Brewery booth are Emily Piatt and Mark McKay.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Sixteen local and regional breweries had booths at the event. Checking out some of the brews are, from left, Marian Miller and Emily Piatt.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

This Main Street sidewalk in downtown Wilmington is lively on Saturday for the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Multi-generational dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Ohio Living Cape May took third place in the Chili Cook-Off, hosted by United Way of Clinton County.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

At least two young dance partners were swept off their feet at the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

For a second straight time, Mike Cluxton, left, won the People’s Choice Award in the Chili Cook-Off. Joining him are Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dessie Rogers, center, and United Way of Clinton County CEO/President Amanda Harrison, right.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

The organization Alternatives to Violence captured second place in the Chili Cook-Off, hosted by United Way of Clinton County.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Kevin DeWalt, center, earned first place in the Chili Cook-Off. Joining him are Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dessie Rogers, left, and United Way of Clinton County CEO/President Amanda Harrison, right.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Line dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Line dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

With music courtesy of an event DJ, dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington. Organizers were pleased with the turnout for the second annual event, and going by the number of smiles attendees had a good time.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Chalk art was available as a children’s activity Saturday at the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in downtown Wilmington.

A youth activity at the event involved pumpkins getting color added to their personalities. From left in the foreground are Ava Hester, Lilly Bradley and Alia Hester.

Grilled hot dogs were available for a donation to United Way of Clinton County. From left are Brandi LeForge, Carlos Roberts and Mandy Platt.

A game for all seasons: corn hole.

Posing in the back of the Brausch Brewery booth are Emily Piatt and Mark McKay.

Sixteen local and regional breweries had booths at the event. Checking out some of the brews are, from left, Marian Miller and Emily Piatt.

This Main Street sidewalk in downtown Wilmington is lively on Saturday for the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off.

Dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington.

Dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington.

Multi-generational dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington.

Dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington.

Dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington.

Dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington.

Ohio Living Cape May took third place in the Chili Cook-Off, hosted by United Way of Clinton County.

At least two young dance partners were swept off their feet at the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off.

For a second straight time, Mike Cluxton, left, won the People’s Choice Award in the Chili Cook-Off. Joining him are Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dessie Rogers, center, and United Way of Clinton County CEO/President Amanda Harrison, right.

The organization Alternatives to Violence captured second place in the Chili Cook-Off, hosted by United Way of Clinton County.

Kevin DeWalt, center, earned first place in the Chili Cook-Off. Joining him are Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dessie Rogers, left, and United Way of Clinton County CEO/President Amanda Harrison, right.

Line dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington.

Line dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington.

With music courtesy of an event DJ, dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington. Organizers were pleased with the turnout for the second annual event, and going by the number of smiles attendees had a good time.

Chalk art was available as a children’s activity Saturday at the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in downtown Wilmington.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/10/web1_DSC_1161.jpgChalk art was available as a children’s activity Saturday at the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in downtown Wilmington. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

A youth activity at the event involved pumpkins getting color added to their personalities. From left in the foreground are Ava Hester, Lilly Bradley and Alia Hester.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/10/web1_DSC_1163.jpgA youth activity at the event involved pumpkins getting color added to their personalities. From left in the foreground are Ava Hester, Lilly Bradley and Alia Hester. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Grilled hot dogs were available for a donation to United Way of Clinton County. From left are Brandi LeForge, Carlos Roberts and Mandy Platt.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/10/web1_DSC_1169.jpgGrilled hot dogs were available for a donation to United Way of Clinton County. From left are Brandi LeForge, Carlos Roberts and Mandy Platt. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

A game for all seasons: corn hole.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/10/web1_DSC_1178.jpgA game for all seasons: corn hole. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Posing in the back of the Brausch Brewery booth are Emily Piatt and Mark McKay.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/10/web1_DSC_1181.jpgPosing in the back of the Brausch Brewery booth are Emily Piatt and Mark McKay. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Sixteen local and regional breweries had booths at the event. Checking out some of the brews are, from left, Marian Miller and Emily Piatt.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/10/web1_DSC_1184.jpgSixteen local and regional breweries had booths at the event. Checking out some of the brews are, from left, Marian Miller and Emily Piatt. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

This Main Street sidewalk in downtown Wilmington is lively on Saturday for the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/10/web1_DSC_1188.jpgThis Main Street sidewalk in downtown Wilmington is lively on Saturday for the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/10/web1_DSC_1196.jpgDancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/10/web1_DSC_1207.jpgDancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Multi-generational dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/10/web1_DSC_1219.jpgMulti-generational dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/10/web1_DSC_1222.jpgDancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/10/web1_DSC_1231.jpgDancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/10/web1_DSC_1237.jpgDancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Ohio Living Cape May took third place in the Chili Cook-Off, hosted by United Way of Clinton County.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/10/web1_DSC_1239.jpgOhio Living Cape May took third place in the Chili Cook-Off, hosted by United Way of Clinton County. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

At least two young dance partners were swept off their feet at the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/10/web1_DSC_1243.jpgAt least two young dance partners were swept off their feet at the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

For a second straight time, Mike Cluxton, left, won the People’s Choice Award in the Chili Cook-Off. Joining him are Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dessie Rogers, center, and United Way of Clinton County CEO/President Amanda Harrison, right.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/10/web1_DSC_1248.jpgFor a second straight time, Mike Cluxton, left, won the People’s Choice Award in the Chili Cook-Off. Joining him are Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dessie Rogers, center, and United Way of Clinton County CEO/President Amanda Harrison, right. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

The organization Alternatives to Violence captured second place in the Chili Cook-Off, hosted by United Way of Clinton County.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/10/web1_DSC_1253.jpgThe organization Alternatives to Violence captured second place in the Chili Cook-Off, hosted by United Way of Clinton County. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Kevin DeWalt, center, earned first place in the Chili Cook-Off. Joining him are Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dessie Rogers, left, and United Way of Clinton County CEO/President Amanda Harrison, right.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/10/web1_DSC_1257.jpgKevin DeWalt, center, earned first place in the Chili Cook-Off. Joining him are Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dessie Rogers, left, and United Way of Clinton County CEO/President Amanda Harrison, right. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Line dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/10/web1_DSC_1262.jpgLine dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Line dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/10/web1_DSC_1263.jpgLine dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/10/web1_DSC_1251.jpgGary Huffenberger | News Journal

With music courtesy of an event DJ, dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington. Organizers were pleased with the turnout for the second annual event, and going by the number of smiles attendees had a good time.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/10/web1_DSC_1236.jpgWith music courtesy of an event DJ, dancing took place Saturday on a downtown block of Main Street during the Craft Beer Rally & Chili Cook-off in Wilmington. Organizers were pleased with the turnout for the second annual event, and going by the number of smiles attendees had a good time. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal
Locals enjoy a ‘chili’ day