Chocolate, Cheese & Chili Fest to Benefit Neighborhood Connections
The Chocolate, Cheese and Chili Fest to benefit Neighborhood Connections will take place on Monday, August 5, from 5 to 8 p.m., this year in a new location – the Motel in the Meadow on Route 11 in Chester. This family event features some of the area’s finest chocolatiers, cheesemakers and chefs, who will offer samples of their specialities. There will also be live music by the Red Fox Sessions Band, a silent auction, 50/50 Raffle and kids’ activities and a cash bar, with proceeds to support Neighborhood Connections, a community-based nonprofit social services agency serving south central Vermont. Admission is $15 in advance or $20 at the door; youths 12 to 16 are $10 and ages under 12 are free. Tickets are available at Neighborhood Connections and Green Mountain Pharmacy in Londonerry and the Southern Pie Company in Chester. The event is handicapped-accessible; parking is free.