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Chocolate til ya Drop

Chocolate til ya Drop

San Francisco International Chocolate Salon

Chocolate aficionados, fanatics, lovers and addicts can taste & experience the finest in artisan, gourmet & premium chocolate in one of the world’s great culinary metropolitan areas. The Original and Premier Artisan Chocolate Show on the West Coast takes place at the San Francisco International Chocolate Salon

Photo courtesy of chocolatebythebay.com

More chocolate then humanly possible!!!

11th YEAR Anniversary
*ALL TASTINGS, PRESENTATIONS & EVENTS INCLUDED WITH ENTRY*
Adults: $25 Advance Purchase
Adults: $30 Door

Children under 6: Free*
Children, 6 to 12: $10
*Applies to 2 children per adult. Each additional child under 6: $10

LOCATION AND TIMES
Date
March 18, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m
Location
Hotel Kabuki Ballroom (NEW VENUE)
Garden Level
1625 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94115SaveSaveSave
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Let's get this party started

Let's get this party started

 

While it may not be black Friday yet, with even the most casual of glances around, you can tell the holiday season has begun.

Toffee In The Woods

So, why wait? Come with us as we kick off this holiday season, at the 7th Annual Fall Chocolate Salon November 20th, 10am-5pm Hotel Kabuki Ballroom, 1625 Post St. San Francisco Ca.

S'more Toffee

There will be drinks for the toasting, marshmallows all roasted and chocolate samples in droves, It's the MOST wonderful time of the year!!!

All singing aside for now. If you want to WOW your friends and family this year then this is the place to buy all your holiday gifts. The level of Chocoholic BLISS brought to you by the Artisan's at the Chocolate Salon is par excellence! So many unique and perfect gifts in one delightful venue!

 

 

 

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Where the cool kids hang out!!!

Where the cool kids hang out!!!

Give a gander at our events page to see where you can have a good ol' time.
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Come Frolic & Play the Cowboy Toffee Way!

'Tis the season for family fun!!! Cowboy Toffee Company would like to invite you to be a part of ours. We will be dashing around in a winter wonderland of hand crafted excitement & artisanal ecstasy. That's right, if you are looking for that perfect one of a kind gift for the person that seems to have everything, then follow us! Thrills, chills & fun for all ages awaits you.  

Mouthwatering, handcrafted holiday foods, crafts, goods creations and décor.  All from the valley’s best craft masters and goods purveyors in a festive, comfortable, indoor location with delicious breakfast and luncheon delights when you are ready to pause for a break.  Children receive special holiday gifts and every adult guest is eligible for a free raffle drawing.   Free parking and entrance at St. Joseph’s Church, 1813 Oakdale Road (Fr. O’Hare Hall), Modesto.   Complementary guest carry-out concierge service. We are across from Orchard Supply – follow signs for convenient parking. 

The Jack of All Trades Oakland Market @Jack London Square is this Nov 14th from 11am to 5pm!

- 95+ local vendors (makers, artists, antiques, start-ups and more!)
- DIY Workshops: over half a dozen workshops from "make your own terrarium" to "make your own leather belts"
- Local Eats: Not only is Jack London SQ home to some of the best restaurants on the water but the market also features local food startups and food trucks!
- Live Entertainment: free local bands and musical performances, magicians, and street dancers.
- Need to cool down? Enjoy the beers on the deck at historic Last Chance Saloon.

Free Entry & Pet Friendly!

 

 

 

FALL CHOCOLATE SALON
Chocolate lovers, en garde! The Holiday and Seasonal chocolate show for the San Francisco Bay Area takes place at the Fall Luxury CHOCOLATE SALON. An intimate setting, the Fall Chocolate Salon is the perfect place to find the perfect gift, while tasting and savoring the chocolate lovers experience.


EXPERIENCE CHOCOLATE AND OTHER TASTES

Chocolate aficionados, fanatics, lovers and addicts can taste & experience the finest in artisan, gourmet & premium chocolate in one of the world's great culinary metropolitan areas.

 

You're Invited!!!!!
O'Brien's Market Annual Taste Sensation
Dale Rd. Thursday, November 19 from 3:00pm-6:00pm

300+ MAKERS AND MORE!

We are thrilled to gather such a talented group of Makers together this holiday season. We’ve got something for everyone at this Fair! Find a plethora of thoughtfully curated goods for all of your holiday gift-giving needs. Check out the full ROSTER to catch a glimpse of who will be setting up shop!

FAIR FESTIVITIES

Want to join in on the handmade fun? Swing by the Succulent Garden booth to make your own succulent holiday ornament, visit stationery press Lotus & Ash create custom paper suites, test your DIY skills at Bullseye Glass Company’s glass cutting workshop, and enjoy installation artist Chloe Wilson’s San Francisco-themed “The Birds.” Looking for the perfect custom gift? Stop by MagBooth for custom photo keepsakes, or commission an original poem for family or friends!
Then, feast your senses with our fabulous food stands, who’ll be offering treats like Korean fried chicken, Mexican street food, and Middle Eastern fare. We’ll also have a full bar with beer, wine, and cocktails like the Top Hat Mule (featuring locally crafted Top Hat ginger beer) and Cold-Brewed Cowboy Coffee.

ATTENDEE INFO

The Fair is indoors at the Fort Mason Center Festival Pavilionlocated at 2 Marina Blvd., on the corner of Marina Blvd. and Buchanan St and is free to attend. Access directions to the Fair here. Feel free to check out our available Maps or share our handy Flyer above! Need a copy of our Press Release? You can find and download one here

Visitors are encouraged to walk, bike, or take public transportation to the Fair. Uber is sponsoring rides for Renegade’s Holiday Fairs! New users can get up to $20 off their first Uber rides using the code RCF2015. To sign up, download the app or head to uber.com/go/RCF2015.

 

 

The Oakdale Cowboy Museum will be celebrating our 23rd Annual Cowboy Christmas Gift and Craft Show on Friday, November 27 from 5P.M. to 8 P.M. and Saturday, November 28, 2015, from 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. at the Gene Bianchi Community Center in Oakdale.
This is a community event and free to the public. There are over 40 exhibitor booths and you’ll find just about anything western and more! There is beautiful western art, furniture, jewelry, apparel, cowboy grub and entertainment!
But best of all, you’ll find COWBOY SANTA, who will arrive on horseback at 11:00 A.M. and be available for pictures until 2:00 P.M.
So, come on out and have some fun!!

Snowvember! Let it snow, let it snow!

Treasure Island Flea is a unique outdoor market that offers great shopping with 400+ curated vendors like antiques & collectibles, vintage, indie designers, Artists plus lots of fun & games - all for just $3 Admission.

TREASURE ISLAND FLEA SNAPSHOT
- The last full weekend of every month
- Monthly market hosts 400+ local artists, makers, designers, antique collectors, under ground food start-ups, & more.
- Two Full bars featuring a variety of local wine, craft beers, and seasonal cocktails.
- DIY community workshops & carnival games.
- 15+ Food Trucks & Food Tents
- Live Music & Scavenger hunts.
- $3 Entry, kids 12 & Under Free
- Giant nerf gun obstacle course, life size bubble sumo wrestling & more
- Stilt walkers, face painters
- Two+ local bands each day
- Pet friendly
- Free parking

Annual Hospital Craft Fair and Boutique
December 4, 2015
9am ~ 4pm
 
SPONSOR
Oak Valley Hospital VOLUNTEERS
350 So. Oak Ave ~ Oakdale, CA  95361

 

 Jackalope Art and Craft Fair: 
A weekend shopping destination at Steele Indian School Park featuring over 200 local, curated and hand-selected artisans, crafters, and DIY enthusiasts.  Shoppers can expect to find trendsetting indie goods including original fashion and jewelry design, ceramics and paper goods, innovative home decor and housewares, art and photography, plus much more.  

Dates: 
December 12th & 13th, 2015
Fair Hours: 10:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 
Steele Indian School Park
300 E Indian School Road
Phoenix AZ 85012

Details: 
This event is FREE, all ages, and open to the public.

 

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The holidays are here and so is free shipping!

Fall has arrived and the holiday's are just around the corner. To celebrate we're offering new, lower fall shipping rates on all orders and if you spend $50 or more, your shipping is free!

What to order? Why not try our Bushwacker, an explosion of Thanksgiving flavors. Featuring fresh Sage, Semi-Sweet Chocolate, oven roasted pepitas (shelled pumpkin seeds) with pumpkin pie spice, this toffee will make your after dinner hard toffee run for the hills.

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A Toffee & Wine Valentine

Our friends at Quady Winery open their winery every year around Valentine's day as part of the Madera Wine Trail. The event is a gastronomic dream date for you and your sweetheart, where toffee, wine, chocolate and love are in the air.

This years festivities include a plethora of pleasures including a milkshake made with Elysium Black Muscat Chocolate Sauce. Golden Valley Farm sheep cheeses artisanally made in Madera (some made with muscat grapes!) will be there selling their wares. Jessica Leon, of the Vineyard Restaurant will be making some delicious crepes for you to sample, and Fresno based Doug-Out Cookies will bringing a wonderful array of cookies.

Among our many flavors of toffee, for the event “Miss Bonnie” with it's white chocolate and lavender flavors, became a perfect pairing with Deviation, forming the ultimate love potion!*

* Deviation is not an actual “love potion” it is merely a deliciously sweet, fortified wine, aromatized with Damiana and Rose Geranium.

Speaking of the Purrfect Pair 

Project Survival Cat Haven will either be bringing 2 new jaguar cubs or Tango the cheetah. Pawagraphed wine bottles will be available in our gift shop for a unique Valentine gift! "We B Smokin BBQ" will have lunches available, including what many call the best pulled pork bbq sandwich ever.

Perfect Blend Fine Cigars will be here to guide you to that perfect cigar for that aficionado in you life.

Wine & Chocolate Weekend ~ Wine Trail
February 14 and 15
10am - 5pm

Please enjoy the trail responsibly and designate a driver. To purchase pre-sale tickets please visit maderawinetrail.com

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Grape Stomp and Gold Rush Street Faire Murphys California

It’s time for the 21st Anniversary of the Calaveras Grape Stomp held in conjunction with the Gold Rush Street Faire!

Once again Cowboy Toffee Company will be there with all your favorite flavors. So, whether you want to get your feet wet with some grape juice or your taste buds tickled with amazing wines and Cowboy Toffee, the Grape stomp is the place to be.

Who, in their right mind, would dress up like Bacchus or Lucy Ricardo and jump up and down like a banshee in a wine barrel with 25 pounds of grapes? Answer: No one in his or her right mind.

Every first Saturday in October the historic town of Murphys transforms into a frenzy of activity with two renowned events – the Calaveras Grape Stomp and the Gold Rush Street Faire. Both events run simultaneously between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. and benefit Feeney Community Park on Highway 4 in Murphys.

The day’s events include energetic stomp competitions every half hour, live music in the gazebo, silent auction, BBQ, team costume contest, back and neck massage, children’s games and face painting, belly dancing performances, and wine tasting.

Just half a block away, shopping is to “live for” at the Annual Gold Rush Street Faire, as Main Street fills with over 100 booths of quality arts and crafts, antiques, handcrafted goods, jewelry, clothing, collectibles, and food booths, in addition to Murphys’ multitude of one-of-a-kind specialty shops. The event is hosted by the Feeney Park Foundation, and has been a valued tradition in Murphys for many years.

Held in picturesque downtown Murphys it’s a great day out for foodies, wine enthusiasts, thrill seekers, and antiquarians alike. Gold Rush Day gives everyone the rare pleasure of getting un-serious in a serious world. With all there is to see and do we hope you find yourself stopping by to indulge in some of Cowboy Toffee’s unique toffee flavors such as So Much Smore’s; our Smore’s Toffee for the kid in everyone or Miss Bonnie our Lavender and White Chocolate Toffee for the more refined palette as well as the spookiest Toffee ever Ghost Town.

One of Calaveras County’s most popular pair of events, the Grape Stomp and Gold Rush Street Faire guarantee a good time for all ages, and general admission is free.

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Are you ready for this 4th of July?

June 11th and 25th
Smore’s Preparedness Training
Oakdale in Wonderland from 6pm-8pm
If you want your 4th of July party to be talked about well into the next century, then Cowboy Toffee Company is here to help. Come on down to Oakdale in Wonderland & we’ll show you how to make our world famous Cowboy Toffee’s Colossal Campfire So Much Smore’s Ice Cream Sundae! All ice cream provided by Waterford’s own, Ice Cream Peddler. His handcrafted delights are made in small batches. He uses high quality, fresh ingredients, such as real vanilla beans, fresh local organic strawberries, & Cowboy Toffee Company toffee! Sure to make your friends & family hoot & holler about your party for years to come. FREE Sundae’s to the first 100 customers
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The Union’s 2nd Annual Chocolate Infusion

If you like chocolate, wine, or Ludi Hinrichs, (or any combination of those) you will enjoy The Union’s 2nd Annual Chocolate Infusion on Sunday, January 26th from 1:00 to 4:30 pm inside the beautiful and historic Miners Foundry in Nevada City.

Everyone who attends gets to sample delicious chocolate creations including chocolate mousse, caramels, truffles, toffee, cakes and cookies (and so much more) from noted chocolatiers and chefs. Some of our vendors include Cello Chocolate (who makes their chocolate from the cocoa beans), Nevada City Chocolate Shoppe, Jim E’s Catering, Sierra Mountain Coffee Roasters, Broad Street Bistro, and The Truffle Shop. In addition to our local confectioners we have Cowboy Toffee, Amella Caramels, and Clarine’s Florentines coming up for this special event to share with you their amazing treats. Amella Caramels won the Best Caramels award at the Los Angeles Chocolate Salon, and Best Chocolatiers & Confectioners in America Award at the International Chocolate Salon in San Francisco. Clarine’s Florentines is also an award winner with a Best Chocolatiers & Confectioners in America Award at the International Chocolate Salon in San Francisco.

Attendees 21 or over will receive a souvenir wine glass for wine tasting. Several local wineries including Lucchesi, Solune and Avanguardia will be pouring tastes of their delicious wines throughout the afternoon. Ol’ Republic Brewery has partnered with Cello Chocolate to make a special chocolate stout that you can taste at Chocolate Infusion.

For your entertainment, the very popular Ludi Hinrichs will be returning again this year, playing the beautiful grand piano in the Stone Hall.

The Nevada City Chamber of Commerce is again the sponsor of the no-host Chocolate Martini Bar. All proceeds from the bar will go to the Nevada City Chamber.

Tess’ Kitchen Store will also be represented at Chocolate Infusion, and is our ticket sponsor. Every ticket has a $5 coupon for Tess’ on it.

Last year’s event was a sell-out, so you are encouraged to get your tickets soon. They are $20 in advance ($25 at the door) and include a souvenir wine glass, and all your samples. Tickets are available at The Union office, 464 Sutton Way, Grass Valley, at the BriarPatch in Grass Valley, or by calling (530) 273-9561.

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50th annual Pumpkin Roll

at The 50th annual Pumpkin Roll  in historic Knights Ferry on Sunday Nov 3rd.

The event always is held on the first Sunday after Halloween. Every year, a pickup load of pumpkins is donated by George Perry and Sons of Manteca, one of the area’s largest growers.

Sign-ups start at 11 a.m. in front of the Knights Ferry Community Club. The registration fee is a small donation.

First up are the toddlers to 5-year-olds, competing at noon on the tennis court.

The main event, for age 6 and older, begins at 1 p.m. In the event, contestants roll pumpkins bowling-ball-style along Main Street, with the goal of getting them as close as possible to a white painted line about 25 feet away.

The day starts with a pancake breakfast at the International Order of Odd Fellows Hall on Main Street from 8 until noon.

The event also features a holiday craft fair, Cowboy Toffee and food for sale, including the Garden Club’s pumpkin roll desserts, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum upstairs in Miller’s Hall will be open, as will the ice cream shop.


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