Hannibal will play host to its first Chocolate Extravaganza from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Visitors can purchase a $15 passport for up to five chocolate goodies and various other discounts at a number of downtown businesses.
Passports are on sale at the Mark Twain Museum gift shop, Main Street Wine Stoppe, Java Jive, Hickory Stick, Breadeaux Pizza, Ava Goldworks, Rumor Has It, Main Street Kitchen Store, Paddlewheel Popcorn and Candy Store, and Danni Nicole’s.
Gallery 310 in Hannibal was kind enough to provide a full list of the businesses providing tasty treats (italicized below) and sweet discounts Saturday. Unless otherwise noted, all of these discounts apply between 5 and 8 p.m.
Peruse at your leisure, and don’t tell your dentist.
Main Street Wine Stoppe: glass of chocolate wine; two mini cheesecakes for $3
Hickory Stick: 20 percent off all chocolate-brown fabric.
Becky’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlor and Emporium: old-fashioned chocolate ice cream soda; 20 percent off all merchandise
Ole Planter’s Restaurant: German chocolate pie
Gallery 310: 10 percent off selected artwork
Groomingdale’s: 25 percent off all merchandise
Badger Cheese Haus: wedge of fudge cheese
Lulabelle’s: Mini Barge Sinker (brownie with chocolate ice cream and chocolate sauce)
Native American Trading Post: 10 percent off one piece of jewelry
Ambiance Boutique & Cafe: chocolate fountain with various treats for dipping; chicken wings with ranch dressing and potato wedges for $5.95
Mark Twain Museum Gift Shop: wild huckleberry fudge cupcake OR layered fudge cupcake; 20 percent off all jewelry, purses and scarves
Alliance Art Gallery: 10 percent off everything in the gallery
Abbey Rose: Death by Chocolate bread pudding; 10 percent off all entrees from 4 to 9:30 p.m.
Star Theater: screening of “Chocolat,” 8 p.m.
Mrs. Clemens’ Antique Mall: Clemens’ Chocolate Classic (Texas sheet cake with ice cream and chocolate sauce); 25 percent off any one item
Mark Twain Cave: 1/4 pound merlot fudge OR chocolate wine glass; free wine tasting from 3 to 8 p.m.
Pudd’n Heads: small box of Bankhead Chocolate’s turtles and truffles; 10 percent off everything in the store if paid by cash or check
Powder Room: chocolate martini and truffle; Mini Chocolate Truffle Pedicure for $19 (normally $39)
Java Jive: chocolate cookie sundae
Riverside Originals: 25 percent off artwork by Renee Healy, LULU, Misi Lenci Gretchen Anderson or Juan Ramirez
Kerley’s Pub: chocolate mudslide; buy one dinner at regular price, get one half off
Breadeaux Pizza: two Cookie Factory Bakery chocolate chunk cookies; $2 off any gourmet pizza
Ava Goldworks: chocolate pearl; special pricing on earring and pendant mountings for pearl
Brick Oven: two chocolate-covered strawberries; $10 wine tasting from 3 to 5 p.m.
Rumor Has It: chocolate martini; catfish sandwich with coleslaw for $5.99
Main Street Kitchen Store: chocolate cheese ball; free tastings throughout the store
Paddlewheel Popcorn and Candy Store: bag of chocolate popcorn
Danni Nicole’s: 20 percent off everything in the store (excludes Brighton merchandise)