Here in Oxford, Ohio, we sure do love our chocolate! For all chocolate-lovers, Oxford’s annual Chocolate Meltdown is right around the corner! Join the Miami University Art Museum and the Oxford Community Arts Center’s collaborative fundraiser on Saturday, January 20 from 1:00 to 5:00 pm at the Oxford Community Arts Center (10 S College Ave. Oxford, OH 45056). It’s all about chocolate on this day!
Chocolate covered espresso beans, chocolate cupcakes, chocolate cake, chocolate bars, chocolate truffles, coffee with chocolate, hot chocolate, s’mores, chocolate pastries -- you name a chocolate sweet, and the Chocolate Meltdown’s got it! So bring the whole family and enjoy an afternoon of sampling chocolate treats from 13 local vendors. Don't forget to purchase some chocolate goodies from your favorite local vendors to bring home and enjoy too!
Be sure to check out the Oxford Community Arts Center’s new art exhibit, “Bittersweet: A Chocolate Inspired Exhibition,” opening for the first time during the Chocolate Meltdown! The exhibit will remain open through February 2, 2018. In this exhibit, enjoy some chocolate-inspired artwork from local artists. The event will also include educational displays about chocolate around the world, as well as arts and crafts for children.
Admission to this year's Chocolate Meltdown is $10 at the door or $7 pre-sale, made available for purchase at the Oxford Community Arts Center and the Miami University Art Museum. Pre-sale and day-of tickets will all include five tasting coupons, given to attendees at the door. Additional tasting coupons will be $1 each or six for $5. Children 12 and under will be admitted free. Raffle tickets will be available for purchase and monies raised at the event will benefit the Oxford Community Arts Center and the Miami University Art Museum.
So bundle up the whole family and come satisfy your sweet tooth while also supporting some local artists at this year's Chocolate Meltdown. It’s all about chocolate on this day! For more information about the event, please visit the Chocolate Meltdown website.