Saturday, April 8, 2017

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Tasting Extravaganza!

Location: Downtown Lewisburg Shops
Time: 11am to 4pm
Price: $1 per tasting ticket sold in packets of five for $5*
*We highly recommend that you purchase your tasting tickets in advance, as there are a limited number of tickets available!

Check out the list of delicious tastings HERE

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HospiceCare 10K Chocolate Chase

HospiceCare of The Greenbrier Valley will host a 10k and a Fun Walk (less than one mile) the morning of the Chocolate Festival.
10K start time: 9am
10K start location: Greenbrier Valley Airport
Fun Walk (less than one mile) start time: 9am
Fun Walk start location: Premier Bank (formerly First National Bank), Downtown Lewisburg

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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971 - Rated G)

FREE at the Historic Lewis Theatre
Sponsored by Studio 40 and High Country Boutique

Two Show times:  10:30am and 2:30pm

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory is a 1971 musical fantasy film directed by Mel Stuart, and starring Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka. The film, an adaptation of the 1964 novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, tells the story of Charlie Bucket as he receives a Golden Ticket and visits Willy Wonka's chocolate factory with four other children from around the world.  (100 minutes) Click here to view movie trailer.

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The "All Things Chocolate" Bake-Off - Benefits the Greenbrier Humane Society

Location: Premier Bank lobby (formerly First National Bank)

Registration Time: 10am - 11am
Judging Time: 11am to Noon
Tastings: Noon - 2pm or while the goodies last!
Fee to enter a treat in the bake off: $5 and a copy of the recipe

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Chocolate Mousse Eating Contest

Location: Stella's Restaurant on Washington Street

Registration:  10am - 12:30pm
Divisions
Ages 5 to 9:  1:00pm
Ages 10 to 14: 1:30pm
Ages 15+:  2pm
Cost:  Free to participate

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Live Music featuring BlacKingCoal

Genre: Appalachian Soul

Location:  City Greenspace
Time:  11am - 2pm
Cost:  Free

2nd block rock

Live Music featuring Second Block Rock with opening act by the GEHS Steel Drum Band!

Greenbrier East High School rock ensemble under the direction of Mr. Jim Allder that focuses on original music and covers of songs from all different genres.

Location:  City Greenspace
Time:  2:30 pm
Cost:  Free

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el Gleno Grande  (The Horse Guy)

el Gleno Grande has been touring the planet on his noble steed, Sigfrido, since 1989. Performing at festivals, in theatres, in casinos, in tents, on ships, street corners, most anywhere people gather to laugh.

Location:  intersection of Washington Street and Court Street
Time: Two performances 11:45 and 1:45 pm
Cost:  Free

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Children's Story Telling

Betty Bunny Loves Chocolate Cake

Location:  Love Child (933 Washington Street West)
Time:  1:00pm
Cost: Free
Sponsored by: Love Child
Each child will receive a copy of Betty Bunny

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The Omni Homestead Resort Pastry Chef Demonstration

Featuring Executive Pastry Chef Leen Kim

Location: City National Bank
Time: 1pm  (Seating is Limited)
Cost: Free

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The Greenbrier Sporting Club Patsry Chef Demonstration

Featuring Executive Pastry Chef Amy Mills

Location: Greenbrier Valley Visitors Center
Time:  2:00pm
Cost: Free 

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Chocolate-themed Photo Booth

Hosted by U.S. Cellular

Location: Outside on the street
Time: 11am - 4pm
Cost: Free

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Special Chocolate Themed Entrees & Desserts

Graciously offered by the downtown Lewisburg Restaurants
The following restaurants will be hosting special chocolate themed entrees and desserts on their menus in honor of the Chocolate Festival.
(We do suggest visiting the restaurant's website for dining and reservation information.)

Food and Friends
Entrée Special

Enjoy Food and Friends Grilled beef tenderloin medallions with a chocolate port wine sauce served with crab stuffed shrimp, loaded twice baked potato & vegetable medley.

General Lewis Inn
Entrée Special

Featuring Gascon-Style Beef Stew with Armagnac, Chocolate Madira Wine Served with Warm Wheat Bread & Smoked Salt Butter

Startdust Cafe
Entrée Special

Enjoy White Chocolate Baba Ganoush with Grilled Sea Bass, Pomegranate & Spring Asparagus

Del Sol Cantina
Entrée Special

Coffee Crusted Beef Tenderloin Served with Mole' Risotto, Charred Baby Corn and Avocado Puree

The French Goat
Entrée Special

Grilled Rosemary Pork Chop, Corn & Buttermilk Spoonbread, Asparagus, Peach, White Chocolate Cream Sauce

Hill & Holler
Entrée Special

Bacon Balsamic & Arugula Pizza with Fontina and Dark Chocolate Shavings

 

Price:  Prices will vary at each establishment