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Peddler’s Village slates new chocolate-themed event


Peddler’s Village in Lahaska will present a new chocolate-filled event, Village of Chocolate, Feb. 14 through 18.

The five-day event will feature special culinary events, including chocolate-themed dinners and a brunch, plus Chocolate-Covered Workshops and a Village Chocolate Trail.

In addition to Valentine’s Day dining with special menus on Feb. 14, two restaurants at Peddler’s Village will host special chocolate-themed dinners during the Village of Chocolate event: Earl’s New American is presenting a four-course Chocolate & Whiskey Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, and the Cock ‘n Bull will present a four-course Chocolate & Beer Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16.

On Sunday, Feb. 18, between 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., the Cock ‘n Bull will present Brunch in the Chocolate Factory, a family-oriented event featuring “delectable” dishes, chocolate desserts, live music, crafts, a chocolate fountain, and a magic show. Reservations and tickets are required for all dining events.

On Saturday, Feb. 17, guests who register for the Chocolate-Covered Workshops will learn how to temper, melt, dip and decorate chocolate treats. The event will be led by Kim Pietrak of Skip’s Candy Corner, a shop in Peddler’s Village. Guests of all ages can register on the Peddler’s Village website.

From Feb. 14 through 18, guests can travel the Village Chocolate Trail to collect stickers that will entitle them to a Golden Ticket, each of which will reveal a prize. Prizes will include Peddler’s Village gift cards, carousel rides at Giggleberry Fair, dining coupons and overnight stays.

For information about other upcoming festivals and events, visit or call the Peddler’s Village Hospitality Center at 215-794-4051. To inquire about event sponsorship, contact Justin Seery at

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