Petersburg’s annual competition for the best brewed drinks and hot food is this Friday, November 29, just after the lighting of the community Christmas tree.

It’s the 14th year for the Brew and Stew Festival, sponsored by the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and organized by the Petersburg Ragnarök Rollers, the local roller derby team. Joe Viechnicki spoke with the derby team member and event organizer Heather Conn about the event.

For more information or to enter, contact Conn at 907-305-0540. The festival is Friday, November 29 at the Sons of Norway Hall at 6-9 p.m. just after the Christmas tree lighting.