Ashland Gallery Association’s First Friday Art Walk with chocolate treats, live music at VIDA Baking Co. and great art all across downtown Ashland.
Downtown based VIDA Baking Co. is not to be missed during the festival weekend. This gluten free bakery offers wonderful sweet and savory treats, many inspired by the owner, Carla’s native Brazil. During Oregon Chocolate Festival weekend stop by to enjoy among many their chocolate delights: Double Chocolate Ginger Cookie, Pistachio Brownie, Mocha Doce de Leite Muffin and their famous cassava cheese bread – Pão de Queijo.
Golden Grove Collective showcasing Chocolate Themed Art Contest Finalists.
Chocolate Spa Treatments at Waterstone Spa. Chocolate! Not only does it taste and smell wonderful, but it’s also filled with antioxidants and essential minerals that calm, repair, and protects the skin.
ScienceWorks Hands-On Museumwill offer two hands-on, chocolate-themed STEM activities outside at the Oregon Chocolate Festival venue: The activities are called “Hydrophobic Hot Cocoa” and “Candy Core Sampling.” Activities for little scientists will be available at the festival during the following hours: Saturday, March 5, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM & Sunday, March 6, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. More chocolate-themed activities will be happening at ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum, all weekend long!