Quad City Botanical Center Chocolate Festival 2013


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Press release submitted by Quad City Botanical Center

Quad City Botanical Center Chocolate Festival

Quad City Botanical Center

Sunday, Jan 13, 2013

Chocolate Festival

11-4 p.m.

Presale Tickets: Adults $15.00, Youth 3-15 $3.00, Children 2 years and under free (presale tickets will go on sale December 10th at www.qcgardens.com)

At the Door: Adults $18.00, Youth 3-15 years old $5.00, Children 2 years old and under FREE!

Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave. Rock Island, IL 61201 309-794-0991 www.qcgardens.com

Indulge Yourself! Lots of free samples from area chocolatiers and sweet shops, meet Willy Wonka, learn about the history of chocolate from the education staff of the Quad City Botanical Center, enjoy a cooking demo, kids chocolate activity area and much more! Purchase your tickets online starting December 10th, a limited number of tickets will available at the door!

All ticket sales support the not for profit Quad City Botanical!




















 



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