Perry’s Chocolate Walk is magnificent celebration of chocolate organized by the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce Retail Group, and this year it is will be on Feb. 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For the price of a ticket, you can visit 26 retailers or organizations to enjoy chocolate in all its glorious forms. You will find sumptuous chocolate cookies at Parker Flowers, chocolate specialties like chocolate gravy at Perry Paint and Design, homemade fudge at Mary Rose and white chocolate candy cane lollipops at the library. A variety of chocolate brownies will be at La Poste along with variety of local Iowa artists showcasing their talents all sponsored by Art on the Prairie. After your visits at the chocolate stops, you may place your ticket in a drawing at the Hotel Pattee for a grand prize of a one-night stay at the hotel.
The ticket price to participate in the Chocolate Walk is $5 for one ticket. However, if you buy two tickets it will cost only $8. Tickets will be available for purchase at the library, Chamber Office, Ben Franklin, Perry Paint, the Dallas County Hospital gift shop and the Perry Chief. As of now, there are 26 retailers and organizations are offering delicious chocolate stops.
The Perry Public Library will participate again this year in the Perry Area Chocolate Walk. Stop at the library during the Chocolate Walk and see what’s new in books, music and film. Then join us in our Community Room to enjoy hot chocolate, get a special white chocolate peppermint lollipop and make a homemade valentine for that special someone in your life (or someones; yes, you can make more than one). Our make-your-own-valentine activity has proven to be so popular that we are bringing it back for all to enjoy. You can take advantage of our craft supplies and create your own valentine or follow our simple directions and make your own valentine from our template.
In addition to 26 chocolate stops, make your own valentines at the library and a chance to win a one-night stay at the Hotel Pattee. Many of the retailers and organizations have additional giveaways and drawings that you can participant in only by visiting those particular chocolate stops.Perry Public Library
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