This weekend, in Atchison, Kansas, there’s an opportunity to satisfy your sweet tooth and help a local theater restoration.
Atchison Chamber of Commerce President Jacque Pregont said there are over 13 different businesses participating in the Annual Chocolate Tasting this year.
“Chocolate cupcakes, chocolate covered espresso beans, I believe somebody is doing chocolate covered bacon, so you’ve got about 13 places to go and pick up your chocolate,” Pregont said. “You can either eat it as you go, or you can bring a little container. Lots of people have started bringing little containers to put the chocolates in so they can take them home and enjoy them one at a time and savor each and every one.”
This year, the funds from tickets for the Chocolate Tasting will be donated to the Fox Theatre project.
“We’re doing major renovations and reopening our movie theater, so we’re trying to give them a little bump to help pay for that project,” Pregont said. “We’re also excited to see that opening, they say the end of March, 1st of April, so we thought why not help them out with the ticket sales from our Chocolate Tasting.”
The Chocolate Tasting is Friday and Saturday during normal business hours. You can find a list of participating businesses and more information at visitatchison.com.