Chili cook off
Access Carroll's eighth annual Chili Cook Off will be held Jan. 26 at 1 p.m., at the Shipley Arena at the Ag Center, 706 Agriculture Center Drive, Westminster. Admission is $10; $5 for students; free for children ages 4 and under. 443-952-7506.
The National Players will perform "Macbeth" on Jan. 26, at 3 p.m., at the Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster. Tickets are $15; $10 for CCAC members, students and seniors. 410-848-7272.
Basic computer lessons available for adults on Jan. 27, at 7 p.m., at Taneytown Library, 10 Grand Drive, Taneytown. 410-386-4510.
"The Organic Trombone" with Ted Dix, organ, and James Ryon, trombone, on Jan. 27, at 7 p.m., at McDaniel College, Baker Memorial Chapel, 2 College Hill, Westminster. Free. 410-857-2290.
Ask an expert about car problems Jan. 28, at 6:30 p.m., at Finksburg Library, 2265 Old Westminster Pike, Finksburg. 410-386-4505.
A winter puppet show, "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" will be offered on Jan. 29, at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. at North Carroll Library, 2255 Hanover Pike, Hampstead, at 10 a.m. and 6:45 p.m. 410-386-4480.
Compete in the paper football smack down at Eldersburg Library, 6400 W. Hemlock Drive, Eldersburg, on Jan. 30, at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served. 410-386-4460.