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2018 Festival Event Schedule

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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 the morning of the Chocolate Festival.
10K start time: 9am
10K start location: Greenbrier Valley Airport

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Chocolate Brunch

Greenbrier County Public Library

9am - 11am

Tickets: $10 for adults, $5 for children 10 and under
Tickets available at the library or by calling (304) 647-7568

Balloon Dude Travis

Balloon Dude Travis

Professional Balloon Artist

11am - 4am

Travis will be out on the streets during the festival entertaining festival-goers by twisting and turning balloons into just about anything your heart desires!

Cost: Free

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

Location: Premier Bank lobby (formerly First National Bank)

Registration: 10am - 11am
Judging: 11am - 11:30am
Tastings: 11am - 2pm or while the goodies last!
Fee to enter a treat in the bake off: $5 and a copy of the recipe

Psychopath Escape Room

Psychopath Escape Room

New this year! Will you escape?

Location: East end of the festival on the corners of Washington Street and Lafayette Street
Time: 11am - 4pm
Cost: Free

Festival-goers will take part in Escape 101, a mini game designed to introduce people to an escape room. Nothing scary about it and the game lasts 10 minutes or so.
Rain plan: This activity will move to inside the educational wing of Greenbrier Valley Theatre on Jefferson Street between Blackwell's and Bodies in Motion.

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Live Music featuring Krista Hughes & Jay Milam

of the Krista Hughes Band

Genre: Classic to modern country and vintage rock with a modern progressive indie edge

Location:  City Greenspace
Time:  10:30am - 12:30pm
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
Times: 11:45 and 1:45 pm
Cost:  Free

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Live Music featuring BlacKingCoal

Genre: Appalachian Soul

Location:  City Greenspace
Time:  12:30pm - 2:30pm
Cost:  Free

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Children's Story Telling

I'm A Hungry Dinosaur

Location:  Love Child (933 Washington Street West)
Time:  1:00pm
Cost: Free
Sponsored by: Love Child
Each child will receive a copy of I'm A Hungry Dinosaur (while supplies last)

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Sanctuary Chef Demonstration

Featuring Executive Pastry Chef Yvonne Ortiz-Galarza

Location: City National Bank
Time:  1:00pm
Cost: Free 

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Amy's Cakes & Cones Chef Demonstration

Featuring Owner and Pastry Chef Amy Mills

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


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

FREE at the Historic Lewis Theatre
Sponsored by Studio 40, High Country Boutique, and Fritz's Pharmacy

Show time:  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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Live Music featuring Adam DeGraff

Genre: Rock Fiddle
Lewisburg resident and internationally touring rock violinist, Adam DeGraff, will perform his new one-man show “Rock Violin Neat.” You’ll have to see it to believe it.

Location:  City Greenspace
Time:  2:30pm - 4pm
Cost:  Free


Chocolate-themed Photo Booth

Hosted by U.S. Cellular

Location: Washington Street and Stratton Alley between Perry Wellington Realty & Goodwin-Hammond Attorneys
Time: 11am - 4pm
Cost: Free

Rain plan: this activity will move inside of Perry Wellington Realty in the event of inclement weather.

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Mini First Aid Kits

Hosted by MedExpress

Location: in front of the Sweet Shoppe
Time: 11am - 4pm
Cost: Free

Festival sponsor, MedExpress, will be set up on the street in front of Sweet Shoppe helping kids put together their own first aid kits.

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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 Lewisburg Chocolate Festival.
(We do suggest visiting the restaurant's website for dining and reservation information.)

Food and Friends
Entrée Special: Grilled beef tenderloin medallions with a chocolate port wine sauce served with crab stuffed shrimp, roasted red potatoes & vegetable medley

General Lewis Inn
Entrée Special: Lamb chop with dark chocolate pepper sauce and cocoa sweet potatoes

Dessert Special: Chocolate raviolis filled with dark chocolate pastry cream and drizzled with fresh organic cream

Startdust Cafe
Entrée Special: Cocoa Dusted Heritage Chicken Breast served with Purée of Dark Chocolate Balsamic Beets

Dessert Special: Whoopie Pies

Entrée Special: Braised Pork Cheeks, Caramel and French Onion Éclair, Baby Kale, Asparagus, Milk Chocolate Jus

The Asylum
Entrée Special: Nutella Bacon Burger

Dessert Special: Death by Chocolate Mousse Pie

Price:  Prices will vary at each establishment