Eighth annual Cinco de Mayo Car Show and Chili Cook-Off is Saturday

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Proceeds from the eighth annual Century 21 Select Cinco de Mayo Car Show and Chili Cook-Off this Saturday goes back to local charities, according to organizer Gene Thorpe.

The Lincoln Century 21 office hosts the annual car show and chili cook-off.

The event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday features cars, food and live music at the Century 21 Select Real Estate Lincoln parking lot at 801 Sterling Parkway.

This year’s bands are Highway 27 from 10 to 10:45 a.m.; Voice Over Band from 11 to 11:45 a.m. and the Michael St. John Rockin' Soul Revue from noon to 1 p.m.

The showcase of classic cars and hot rods are from Rods-N-Relics and other clubs.

“This will be a monster event. The numbers of cars, contestants and participants in this year's car show will be spectacular,” Thorpe said.

Call 916-408-3663 for more info about signing up a car or being a chili contestant.