Old Salem "Dipped" in Chocolate

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Old Salem Museum and Gardens again will host its popular "Chocolate Dipped History" weekend of events, which will re-create and re-emphasize the history of one of America's most popular foods.

Friday night's "An Evening of Chocolate-Dipped History" is an adult-oriented social event, which will include chocolate-themed hors d'oeuvres, dessert stations and drinks. The event, which will include live music, is from 7 to 10 p.m. and costs $40 per person ($30 for Friends of Old Salem). Tickets can be purchased online or at the door.

Saturday's all-day chocolate activities are geared toward families and individuals of all ages. Titled "A Chocolate-Dipped History: Celebrating Coffee, Tea and American Heritage Chocolate," the event will teach attendees about how and why drinking chocolate, tea and coffee was once a popular past time and meal ritual across the U.S. Guests will also experience an interactive "bean to beverage" story and sample authentic colonial-style chocolate still made by American Heritage Chocolate®. Tickets for this event cost $23 for adults and $11 for children ages six to 16. "Friends of Old Salem" can receive free admission. Those tickets can be purchased online or at the door, as well.

Join WFMY News 2's Meghann Mollerus Thursday on the Good Morning Show as she gets a behind-the-scenes first look at this weekend's events.


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