The Gingerbread House will host its annual chili cook-off and barn dance Friday-Sunday, Feb. 6-8, at the Ellis County Expo Center in Waxahachie.

The event features three days of CASI-sanctioned chili cook-offs, novice and bean cook-offs, junior chili cook-off, celebrity mechanical bull riding and a dance and prime rib dinner Saturday evening.

Silent and live auctions also are slated for Saturday evening.

For sponsorship information, tickets, table reservations, donations and volunteer opportunities, call 972-937-1870 or e-mail