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 firstname.lastname@example.org, including name, team name and contact phone number.
For more information, call 708-317-5213. Visit www.bigguyssausage.com.