Slideshow: Chili Fest 2012

<p> <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 19px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Vermont Chili Festival last Saturday afternoon generated the largest turnout in the annual event&#39;s four-year history, drawing a crowd that organizers estimate to be as large as 5,000 to downtown Middlebury (<a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201203thousands-throng-downtown-chili-fest... here to read the story</a>).</span></p><p> From old friends enjoying a range of chilis&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20px; ">to pigs on leashes&nbsp;</span>to a cappella singers over Otter Creek falls, our staff had fun trying to capture the excitement &mdash; and, of course, eating chili. For your enjoyment, we&#39;ve organized a meddley of our favorite photos from last Saturday. Please see the slideshow below.</p><p> &nbsp;</p><p> &nbsp;</p><p class="rtecenter"> <object height="338" width="450"> <param name="flashvars" value="offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2Faddisonindependent%2Fsets%2F72157629227387338%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2Faddisonindependent%2Fsets%2F72157629227387338%2F&amp;set_id=72157629227387338&amp;jump_to=" /> <param name="movie" value="http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=109615" /> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><embed allowfullscreen="true" flashvars="offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2Faddisonindependent%2Fsets%2F72157629227387338%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2Faddisonindependent%2Fsets%2F72157629227387338%2F&amp;set_id=72157629227387338&amp;jump_to=" height="338" src="http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=109615" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="450"></embed></object></p>

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