Week of Chocolate

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  • Look forward to decadent treats, like these from Peacetree Mountain Truffles, at Week of Chocolate events!
  • Enjoy an elegant 5 course meal with wine, seafood, ribeye, ribs, and of course...chocolate! Benefits LIFEDesigns as part of Week of Chocolate
  • Click to purchase tickets online $75/person or $560/table of 8
  • Positive Pints
    As part of Week of Chocolate events, come enjoy a cold brew at Switchyard Brewery!
  • Canal Cable Car by Rose Brenner
    Canal Cable Car by Rose Brenner of member of the Bloomington Watercolor Society for the 2019 Week of Chocolate event: We Paint...the Blues!
  • The Art of Chocolate 2019 is a Masquerade Party! Come prepared to wear a mask!
  • IMU Chef Ashley Massie's Red Velvet Cake - Art of Chocolate 2016

Bloomington has been celebrating the Week of Chocolate for over 20 years, each year and each event unique. Local businesses host chocolate themed events that celebrate a love of chocolate that goes back to ancient times! Each year, there are over 10 events, each with a different theme. Not only does this festival taste amazing, but it also offers an opportunity to raise funds to support various causes in the community. Don’t forget to get your Chocolate Passport stamped at each event you attend! Peacetree Mountain Truffles will award you with a FREE box of Truffles if you turn in your stamped passport at their store in the “Olive Leaf” by College Mall.

Chocolate Passport

3 Stamps = 4 piece box of truffles
5 Stamps = 9 piece box of truffles

Save the Date! Week of Chocolate 2019 – February 1-17

Full Schedule for Week of Chocolate 2019 Events

We Paint…The Blues!
February 1, 20195:00-8:00 PM
The Vault at Gallery Mortgage, 121 E. 6th Street Bloomington, IN 47408
FREE
Benefits LIFEDesigns & the Bloomington Watercolor Society
See “The Blues” in art form as the members of the Bloomington Watercolor Society present a special gallery painted just for the Week of Chocolate! Hors d’oeuvres to be served and artist awards announced!

Chocolate Prom
February 1, 2019
7:00-11:00 PM
Rhino’s Youth Center, 331 S. Walnut St., Bloomington, IN 47401
$10/person, $15/couple
Benefits Rhino’s Youth Center
Come one, come all to Rhino’s 10th annual Chocolate Prom! This dance truly is a prom for everyone, featuring a chocolate fondue fountain, DJ, and fun photo booth!

The Sweet Life
February 2, 2019
11:00AM-3:00 PM
Osmon Chiropractic Center, 1332 W. Arch Haven St., Bloomington, IN 47403
FREE
Benefits LIFEDesigns
This women’s pampering day event has everything to treat you to a day out! Spinal screenings, mini makeovers, chair massages, gift cards giveaways, and chocolate!

“Don’t Call Me Betty” Music Night
February 2, 2019
Doors open at 6:30 PM
Mikes Dance Barn, 2277 St. Rd. 46, Nashville, IN 47448
Donations accepted at the door, suggested $5, $10/person for dinner (buffet style)
Benefits LIFEDesigns
Enjoy some live music with the band “Don’t Call Me Betty!” who specializes in 70’s & 80’s style “dance-able rock and roll”. Mike’s Dance Barn has an amazing large dance floor, and is the perfect setting to go out dancing and have dinner with your friends!

Positive Pints
February 3, 2019
2:00-5:00 PM
Switchyard Brewery, 419 N. Walnut St., Bloomington, IN 47404
Enjoy a cold brew with your friends and family on a nice Sunday afternoon! At this special event, you can order a drink and help support people with disabilities. $1.00 from each pint sold is donated to LIFEDesigns!

Spotteswoode & Twomey Cellars Wine Dinner
February 6, 2019
6:30 PM
Truffles Restaurant, 1131 S. College Mall Rd., Bloomington, IN 47401
$135/person, includes tax & gratuity
Benefits LIFEDesigns
Looking to get wined and dined? This special event is the perfect occasion to eat a great meal while supporting an even better cause. With this 5 course meal, you will be introduced to a variety of fine wines, seafood, ribs & ribeye’s, and of course…chocolate!

Art of Chocolate
February 9, 2019
6:00 pm
Indiana Memorial Union
$75/person or $560/Table of 8

Benefits LIFEDesigns
This Mardi Gras themed event treats you to a “night in New Orleans”. You’ll be entertained with live music and an artist painting a live model in chocolate. Wearing masks is encouraged!

Chocolate Bingo
February 11, 2019
6:00 PM
The Bloomington Moose Lodge, 840 S. Cory Ln., Bloomington IN 47403
Bingo packets starting at $20
Benefits the Bloomington Moose Lodge
Come enjoy this special night of bingo, with a chocolate twist! Each winning bingo awards chocolate as well as a cash prize! Additional food and drinks will be available for purchase.

A Taste of Romance
February 12, 2019
6:30-8:00 PM
Bell Trace Senior Living Center, 800 N. Bell Trace Circle
$10
Benefits LIFEDesigns
An evening to delight the senses. A romantic ambiance filled with delicious homemade chocolates and local wines, enchanting musical performances, dance, and poetry. Come celebrate the season of love at  A Taste of Romance at Bell Trace Senior Living.

Fabulous Fifties Murder Mystery                                                                                                      POSTPONED UNTIL APRIL                                                                                                                       Further details will be posted soon!

Cocoa Couture Fashion Show
February 15, 2019
6:00-7:30 PM
Ivy Tech Shreve Hall, 200 N. Daniels Way, Bloomington, IN 47404

VIP reserved seating $30/adult, $15 for children age 10 and under, $20/adult, $10/children under 10
Benefits Down Syndrome Family Connection
Join us for a night of stars and style. Models with down syndrome will be escorted on stage by local celebrities, and the chocolate feature will be gourmet hot cocoa bar, served in a custom keepsake mug. Dinner will be served, along with a meet-and-greet following the show with opportunities for photos and autographs with the stars!

After Dark: Chocolate!
February 16, 2019
6:00-9:00 PM
WonderLab Museum, 308 W. 4th St., Bloomington, IN 47404
$15/members, $18/non-members, $20 at the door
Benefits WonderLab Museum
Chocolate is a decadent treat, but have you thought about the science behind it? WonderLab Museum will explore the beloved food at this 21 and over event. Join us for an evening of delicious science as you learn about chocolate and enjoy all the museum has to offer! Come enjoy local drinks, food, and of course chocolate!
Join LIFEDesigns as they raise money for their programs to promote independence for people with disabilities. This Mardi Gras themed gala might be the only place you get to watch a live model be painted in chocolate! The evening features a dinner, online and live auction, live band, and our signature chocolate dessert sampling by our favorite local chefs. This year our art theme in partnership with the Bloomington Watercolor Society is “The Blues”. The dinner menu will be themed around New Orleans creole style by the Indiana Memorial Union. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

2019 King of Cakes

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2019 Chocolatier Sponsors

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GMG Blue Horizontal Master 4096 X 702


Lamar

bloomington chocolate company

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 2019 Chocolate Lovers

Oliver Winery & Vineyard

2019 Chocolate Fans

Becky Wann RE/MAX Realtor
Bloom Magazine
Bunger & Robertson
Community Ford Lincoln
IU Credit Union
JA Benefits
Limestone Post
The Herald Times
WQRK Super Oldies

2019 Chocolate Tasters

Blue & Company
Cinnaire
Cintas
Cook Medical
Emily Rosolowski
First Insurance Group
Ivy Tech Community College Bloomington
Dr. Sutor
WTTS/WGCL

2019 Chocolate Partners

Enterprise Fleet
Bill C. Brown Associates