Ignore the summer heat and chill out with a refreshing margarita, salsa tastings and live country music at the 23rd annual Margarita & Salsa Festival. Country stars John Baumann, Aaron Watson and Gary Allan will perform. The festival will begin at 6 p.m. at the Extraco Events Center. Tickets cost $31 in advance and $36 the day of the show. VIP tickets are available for $200 per ticket or $2,000 per table of 10. All proceeds benefit the HOT Fair & Rodeo’s scholarship program. For details, call 224-8277 or visit margaritasalsa.com.