US Sen. Richard Blumenthal\u00a0will join Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman and local chili lovers at the Ridgefield Chili Festival this Sunday, April 2. This year's event relocates to the Ridgefield Recreation Center from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and features specialities from 11 local restaurants. Guests may also sample the offerings from 11 local amateurs, who will compete in a Chili Cook-Off for prizes and bragging rights. Restaurants attending are:\u00a0Southwest Caf\u00e9, Luna Rossa, 850 Degrees, Early Bird Cafe, Ancient Mariner, Bernard\u2019s Restaurant & Sarah\u2019s Wine Bar, John\u2019s Best, Little Pub, Tiger\u2019s Den and Bareburger, with desserts provided by The Cake Box.\u00a0General admission tickets are $25\/person (age 16+), a Family Pack ticket that will admit up to 4 children ages 7-15 can be purchased for $10, and children 6 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased online at ridgefielddems.net, or at the door. The event is a benefit for the Ridgefield Democratic Town Committee.