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Big Guys Sausage Stand is about to celebrate its first anniversary in Berwyn. (Courtesy photo)

Registration for contests is already underway for the block party planned by Big Guys Sausage Stand to celebrate its first anniversary in Berwyn.

The event begins at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, and runs until 2 a.m. at 7021 Roosevelt Road.

Big Guys Sausage Stand, known for its wide variety of homemade sausages and fan-favorite daily specials, will host a block party featuring local music, contests, kids' games, a movie and lots of food. Admission is free.

Local celebrity Ted Brunson will act as master of ceremonies.

• Food: All of the eatery's classic menu items plus free hot dogs for kids and an outdoor deep-fried dessert station

• Music: Uptown Mayhem (rock), Wes Chichosz (rock), Abraham Mellish Jr.(reggae, soul), Ryan Anderson of Go Long Mule (folk/rock), and School of Rock of Oak Park doing instrument demonstrations for kids

• Drink: Beverage specials from the 12th Street Rag

• Movie: Once it gets dark, they will project “The Blues Brothers” on the east wall

• Bags tournament: Starts at 3 p.m., offering prizes for winners and free admission

• Chicago style hot dog eating contest: Starts at 5 p.m., and costs $10 to enter, with prizes in the offing

To enter the bags and hot dog eating contests, email, including name, team name and contact phone number.

For more information, call 708-317-5213. Visit