Chile Pepper Festival 2013

Saturday, October 5, 2013 | 11 a.m.–6 p.m. | Rain or Shine

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    • Stooges Brass Band. Photo courtesy of Hypersoul, LLC.Stooges Brass Band. Photo courtesy of Hypersoul, LLC.
    • Nate Hodge and Ryan Cheney of Raaka Chocolate. Photo by Mike Grippi.Nate Hodge and Ryan Cheney of Raaka Chocolate. Photo by Mike Grippi.
    • Mrs. Kim’s Kimchi. Photo by Gina Kim.Mrs. Kim’s Kimchi. Photo by Gina Kim.
    • A&B American Style Condiments (left). Sonya Samuel  of Bacchanal Pepper Sauce (right); photo courtesy of foodcurated.com.A&B American Style Condiments (left). Sonya Samuel of Bacchanal Pepper Sauce (right); photo courtesy of foodcurated.com.
    • The Chile Pepper Farm Stand. Photo by Michael Ratliff.The Chile Pepper Farm Stand. Photo by Michael Ratliff.
    • Dance China NY. Photo courtesy of New York Chinese Cultural Center.Dance China NY. Photo courtesy of New York Chinese Cultural Center.
    • Tumbador Chocolate.Tumbador Chocolate.
    • Spicy Samples at Chile Pepper Festival. Photo by Jason Gardner.Spicy Samples at Chile Pepper Festival. Photo by Jason Gardner.
    • Master of ceremonies Stephen Ringold. Photo by Michael Ratliff.Master of ceremonies Stephen Ringold. Photo by Michael Ratliff.
    • Sarah Gross, owner of Rescue Chocolate. Photos by Jessica Mahady.Sarah Gross, owner of Rescue Chocolate. Photos by Jessica Mahady.
    • Visitors sample chile-chocolate creations. Photo by Michael Ratliff.Visitors sample chile-chocolate creations. Photo by Michael Ratliff.
    • Dendê MacêdoDendê Macêdo
    • Lagusta’s Luscious chocolates. Photo courtesy of Lagusta’s Luscious.Lagusta’s Luscious chocolates. Photo courtesy of Lagusta’s Luscious.
    • City SauceryCity Saucery
    • Michael Rogak and his father, Martin, of JoMart Chocolates (left). Raaka Chocolate (right); photo by Brent Herrig.Michael Rogak and his father, Martin, of JoMart Chocolates (left). Raaka Chocolate (right); photo by Brent Herrig.
    • Visitors at the Chile Pepper Farm Stand. Photo by Michael Ratliff.Visitors at the Chile Pepper Farm Stand. Photo by Michael Ratliff.
    • Mike’s Hot Honey. Photo by Janelle Jones.Mike’s Hot Honey. Photo by Janelle Jones.
    • Sabrina Valle and Jessica Quon of the Jam Stand. Sabrina Valle and Jessica Quon of the Jam Stand.
    • A tour of BBG’s chile peppers. Photo by Michael Ratliff.A tour of BBG’s chile peppers. Photo by Michael Ratliff.
    • Torchbearer SaucesTorchbearer Sauces
    • Bio Ritmo. Photo by Chris Smith Photography.Bio Ritmo. Photo by Chris Smith Photography.
    • Pelzer’s Pretzels. Photo by Abe B. Shaw.Pelzer’s Pretzels. Photo by Abe B. Shaw.
    • Little Bird ChocolatesLittle Bird Chocolates
    • Redhead Hot Sauce (left); photo by Stephen Murello. Nafi’s Hot Pepper Condiments (right); photo by Tracey Young.Redhead Hot Sauce (left); photo by Stephen Murello. Nafi’s Hot Pepper Condiments (right); photo by Tracey Young.
    • A visitor pots up his own plant. Photo by Michael Ratliff.A visitor pots up his own plant. Photo by Michael Ratliff.
    • Taza Chocolate (left); photo by Michael Piazza. Lagusta’s Luscious (right).Taza Chocolate (left); photo by Michael Piazza. Lagusta’s Luscious (right).
    • Horman’s Best Pickles (left); photo by Jason Gardner. Pure Mountain Olive Oil (right).Horman’s Best Pickles (left); photo by Jason Gardner. Pure Mountain Olive Oil (right).
    • La Cumbiamba NYLa Cumbiamba NY
    • Heartbreaking DawnsHeartbreaking Dawns

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    Sizzling Bands on the Cherry Esplanade Stage

    12:30–1:15

    Dance China NY
    Marvel at a colorful array of traditional dances performed by the NY Chinese Cultural Center.

    1:45–2:45

    Dendê Macêdo & His Band
    With the Silvana Brazil Dancers

    Get up on your feet and dance to smokin’ Afro-Brazilian funk grooves.

    3:00–4:15

    Bio Ritmo
    Shimmy and shake to the red-hot pioneers of indie salsa.

    4:30–6:00

    Stooges Brass Band
    Get down to these high-octane New Orleans funk and hip-hop masters.

     

    Masters Of Ceremony Robbins & Ringold
    Circus masters light up the stage between acts with chile pepper juggling, fire breathing, and other blazing antics.

    Sweet Serenades at the Osborne Garden

    11:00–Noon

    La Cumbiamba NY
    Tap your toes to the infectious grooves of Brooklyn’s own Afro-Colombian cumbia kings.

    Noon–6:00

    DJ Rob Weisberg, Host of WFMU’s Transpacific Sound Paradise
    Tune your ears to free-form radio’s finest world music show.


    Feel the Burn! at the Osborne Garden

    11:00–6:00

    Spicy Samples
    Meet award-winning chefs and sample their creations.

    Chile Pepper Farm Stand at the Atrium Terrace

    11:00–5:00

    Fresh Local Produce
    Pick up a pepper from your favorite New York farmer.

    Fiery Delights throughout the Garden

    11:00–3:00

    Hot Chiles For Cool Kids
    Kids can pot up their own pepper plant to take home.
    North Cherry Walk

    11:00–5:00

    Spice Racks
    Check out the chile books from BBG’s library.
    North Cherry Walk

    3:30–4:00
    4:30–5:00

    Tour-De-Chile
    A look at the Garden’s chile plants with BBG’s own Dave Daly
    Herb Garden

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