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2008 St. Mary's Chocolate Festival. (an annual event in Downtown Aiken!)

Mark your calendars - St. Mary's 20th Annual Chocolate Festival is this coming weekend :)    10/4 to be exact!

So much fun for all!  So much chocolate :)

chocolate festival banner

Silent Auction - Carnival games - Inflatables - Gourmet Cafe - International Foods - Used Books and media - Bake Sale - Frozen Casserole Sale - Vendors - Blood Drive - Entertainment - Plant Sale

Indoor and outdoor activities !!

AND DON'T FORGET ABOUT THE CHOCOLATE!!!!   :)

 

chocolate bars    pile of chocolate

 

 

choc cake

 

 

The Chocolate Festival is the largest fundraiser of the year for St. Mary's.     Thanks to the many generous donors, the festival is able to remain affordable for families to enjoy while raising the funds necessary to support the school :)   Come on down and show your support...and enjoy some delicious chocolate!

chocolate cake

And don't forget about our four legged friends!  (not horses this time, lol)  The St. Mary's Chocolate festival works with the Aiken SPCA and sponsor a pet food drive as part of the Chocolate Festival.  The SPCA will also bring adoptable animals to the festival.  You may just find your next pet here :)

puppy

AND......TAKE A HORSE AND CARRIAGE RIDE THROUGH OUR HISTORIC DOWNTOWN (to support St.Mary's) !   

                                                    horse and carriage

 

                                                  pie face

 

                          hershey kiss mobile

 

Lucky for St. Mary's - the average American eats 11 pounds of chocolate a year!!   (The Swiss have us beat...averaging 22 pounds each per year...wow!!)    Last year St. Mary's cleared $50k from this event!!  Not too shabby :)     Come on out and enjoy some chocolate!

See you there :)    Festivities start at 9am.  (this is an all-day event!!!)  138 Fairfield St - Downtown Aiken

Read more about it in the Autumn 2008 issue of Sandlapper Magazine

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International Property Management Group, LLC

Downtown Aiken SC.

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