Brooklyn Botanic Garden. 1000 Washington Ave. Saturday, Oct 2nd, noon-6pm. For tickets click here.

“Experience New York’s hottest fall tradition with seven bands from chile-loving nations around the world, including Indian bhangra and brass, a Haitian dance fête, and Brooklyn’s own ukulele gals. Sample goodies from today’s hottest chocolatiers and cast your vote at the Chile Chocolate Takedown. Delight in spicy cooking demos by top NYC chefs and enjoy sizzling sauces, pickles, and other red-hot specialties. Don’t miss your chance to savor the fiery flavor…Brooklyn style.”