Chocolate Festival & Book Fare

Mark your calendars for this delectable event!

On Friday, April 27, chocolate tastings will be held throughout town. Indulge your sweet tooth while enjoying a puppet show, art, and music. Complete the evening with the Apollo’s production of “Death by Chocolate.”

On Saturday, April 28 from 10 am to 4 pm, downtown will turn into a chocolate lovers paradise. Events include a pastry demonstration, chocolate demonstrations by Roland Mesier (former White House Pastry Chef), an edible book faire, chocolate tours at DeFluri’s, a cupcake contest, and free showings of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” at the Apollo. The Book Fare will include lunch with Jerry West, children’s events at the library, and authors (and chocolate) at various locations downtown.

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Reading and Discussion Series

“Let’s Talk About It: Making Sense of the American Civil War” is a free five-part reading and discussion series at the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library. Each session will be led by Ted Alexander, chief historial at Antietam National Battlefield and author/editor to books and articles on the Civil War.

May 24 – Making Sense of Shiloh

June 14 – The Shape of War

July 12 – War & Freedom

For more information, call the library at 304-267-8933 or stop by the main library at 101 West King Street in downtown Martinsburg.

CHP’s Puttin’ for Panhandle Home Health

The 4th annual mini-golf tournament for Panhandle Home Health will be held at JayDee’s Family Fun Center!

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