It’s almost that time of year again! We’re getting excited about Salado’s Chocolate and Wine Weekend coming up September 19th – 21st! Friday, September 19th – Evening of Chocolate and Wine @ Salado Wine Seller 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
More Info…. “Chocolate & Wine Weekend” September 19, 20 & 21, 2014 Salado, TX___The Village of Salado invites you to its annual “Chocolate & Wine Weekend.” For those who believe the four basic food groups consist of white chocolate, milk chocolate, dark chocolate and truffles….the “Chocolate & Wine Weekend” is the event not to be missed. The event will take place throughout the Village of Salado. Its nine great events in one fun-filled weekend.
The three-day chocolate week-end promises to satisfy all the senses with chocolate, wine tastings, music, demonstrations, a gourmet chocolate brunch, chocolate trail throughout the village and Saturday night “Chocolate & Music.”
The weekend kickoff begins on Friday evening, September 19th with an “Evening of Chocolate & Wine” from 7:30 pm. to 9:30 pm. at Salado Wine Seller. The “Evening of Chocolate and Wine” where guests will be invited to savor the taste of premier Texas wines paired with decadent chocolates. This is a ticketed event for $39.95 per person and is limited to 30 people. Tickets must be purchased at www.saladochocolatefestival.com.
Start your Saturday, September 20th off with Titia from Mud Pies Pottery is hosting “A Hands on Chocolate Experience” for children from Sir Wigglesworth’s Homemade Fudge Factory from 9:00 am – 10:00 am where you will be able to create many chocolate creations from creating fudge kist apples in caramel, fudge & nuts, creating ghosts by dipping Nutter Butter Peanut Butter sandwich cookies in vanilla fudge, creating pecan pralines from Penuchi fudge and many more. To find out what you will be making from this class go to our website. This class is limited to 10 people. This is a ticketed event for $29.95 per person. Tickets must be purchased at www.saladochocolatefestival.com. Now for the adults where you will be able to participate in some chocolate creations along with some alcohol infused chocolate creations from 10:15 am – 11:15 am. This class is limited to 10 people and you must be 21 and older to attend. This is a ticket event for $39.95 per person. Tickets must be purchased at www.saladochocolatefestival.com.
Throughout the day you will be able to visit with chocolate vendors and view some of their creations and sample some exquisite chocolate or purchase unique chocolate items. This event is open to the public and will be held at The Venue from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm.
Would you like to create your own chocolate marshmallow fondant to top homemade petit-fours? Well, this is the class for you. Join Susan at the Garden Room of the Stagecoach Inn from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm where she will help you create your dessert. This class is limited to 15 people. This is a ticketed event for $24.95 per person. Tickets must be purchased at www.saladochocolatefestival.com.
Enjoy a very unique event when you take part in our “Chocolate Trail” from 2:00 pm. – 6:00 pm. throughout the Village of Salado. Your 8 chocolate trail stops include Salado Wine Seller, The Shoppes on Main, Prellop Fine Art Gallery, 21 Main, Salado Creek Winery, Mud Pies Pottery, Springhouse and Brookshire Brothers. Transportation will be provided. This is a ticketed event for $24.95 per person. Tickets must be purchased in advance at www.saladochocolatefestival.com.
Enjoy “Death By Chocolate Contest” presented by the Friends of the Salado Public Library. This will be held at the Salado Public Library from 3:00 pm– 5:00 pm. Enter your favorite chocolate recipe and you might win! Entries available at the library. Entry Deadline is 1:00 p.m. on September 13. For more information please call 254-947-9191.
End your fun-filled Saturday with live jazz music from the Ft. Hood Army Jazz Band from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. This event is open to the public and will be held at The Venue. Refreshments will be available for purchase.
On Sunday, September 21st as you make your way home after this unique event make plants to enjoy a fabulous “Chocolate & Champagne Brunch.” The brunch will have one seating at 11:00 am. at Alexander’s Distillery, where you will be dazzled with their finest chocolate and gourmet recipes. Menu selections may be viewed on the website. This is a ticketed event for $59.95 per person and tickets must be purchased through www.saladochocolatefestival.com.
For festival details, update information and ticket information visit us online at www.saladochocolatefestival.com or contact the Village of Salado Tourism office at 254- 947-8634 or email@example.com.