Chile Pepper Fiesta 2011
Brooklyn Botanic Garden (1000 Washington Ave., Brooklyn)

New York’s hottest fall tradition, featuring eight bands from chile-loving regions around the world. Sample goodies from today’s hottest chocolatiers and cast your vote at the Chile-Chocolate Takedown. Pick a pepper at our local farm stand and delight in sizzling salsas, pickles, kimchee, and other red-hot specialties. Don’t miss your chance to savor the fiery flavor…Brooklyn style.

Lost Bayou Ramblers with Violent Femmes’ Gordon Gano ★ The Defibulators ★ Chico Mann ★ Dominic James & The Rhythm Machine ★ Mariachi Tapatio ★ Terry Dame & Electric Junkyard Gamelan ★ Dogcat ★ Tom Swafford