The Silo at Hunt Hill Farm Trust in the Northville section of New Milford will hold Smokin' in the Hills, a barbecue-auction dinner Aug. 27.

Festivities will include cocktails and a silent auction at 6 p.m., followed by a farm-fresh dinner of hickory-smoked chicken and barbecue brisket, salad and fruit cobblers and a live mini-auction with auctioneer Mitchell Borenstein.

The Joint Chiefs will perform during the cocktail hour and dinner, which will be held in a tented setting.

Pitmasters Tom and Amy Allingham and Powerhouse Appliance's Jay and Jeff Buzaid will staff the grill.

Valerie Principi is the event chairwoman.

Debi Weinshank and Laurie Lori are auction co-chairwomen.

John Wittmann, advisory board chairman and Hunt Hill Farm Trust board member, is the volunteer coordinator for the evening.

Tickets are $75 per person, with proceeds to benefit Hunt Hill Farm.

For more information and reservations, call 860-355-0300 or visit