Lewisburg Chocolate Festival
Chocolate lovers—attention! You will not want to miss the Lewisburg Chocolate Festival coming up on April 8th and 9th. This southern West Virginia festival, held in “America’s coolest small town” seems to get better each year and this year’s event promises to be the best yet. The downtown festival includes music, cooking demonstrations by local chefs and opportunities to try lots of delicious chocolate foods. Those interested in attending should buy tasting tickets ahead of time in order to sample wares at local businesses. You can do this at the Lewisburg Chocolate Festival website. This year chef Roland Mesnier, the longest tenured White House Chef, will be a special guest at the event on Friday, April 8th. Many local restaurants will be featuring special chocolate menus during the weekend. Creekside Resort and Spa will be offering some special chocolate spa treatments, including manicures and pedicures with a mocha scrub, followed by a creme de cocoa moisturizing treatment, as well as chocolate facials. Complimentary boxes of chocolate will be given to guests staying at the resort during the chocolate festival weekend and there will be a special chocolate menu on Saturday night. This total chocolate extravaganza only happens once a year—so don’t miss it!