The Ladies Auxiliary, Knights of Columbus Ascension Council No. 15638 at Peace of Christ Parish will host its annual chili cook-off at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at St. Ambrose Church, 25 Empire Blvd., Rochester.

Visitors will be able to taste various chilis and vote for their favorite. Nonalcoholic drinks, ice cream and chili toppings will be provided. Proceeds from a silent auction will benefit the Christmas Basket Project at the parish, and visitors are asked to bring a canned good donation.

The event will be in Dailey Hall, which is closer to the church’s Waldo Avenue entrance. For more information, call 585-749-5794.