Schedule of Events 2022
10:00am-10:45am: Mindo Chocolate Makers demonstration @ Agricole Farm Stop
10:00am-3:00pm: Free Hot chocolate samples by Mindo Chocolate Makers @ Agricole Farm Stop (While supplies last)
11:00am-Until supplies last: Penguin Egg Hunt! Children Ages 2-7 can hunt for chocolate-filled penguin eggs located inside and outside of participating downtown stores. Look for the penguin fliers on doors and window fronts to find participating businesses.
11:15am-12:00pm: Lakehouse Bakery demonstration @ Chelsea First United Methodist Church
12:30pm-1:30pm: AG Chocolates demonstration @ Agricole Farm Stop
2:00pm-2:45pm: Mindo Chocolate Makers demonstration @ Agricole Farm Stop
3:15pm-4:00pm: Lakehouse Bakery demonstration @ Chelsea First United Methodist Church
All Day: There will be 2 drawings for Jiffy Mixes 24 box assortment plus a cookbook, and a One Night Stay at Chelsea Comfort Inn, including a bottle of wine and box of chocolate. Enter to win at Withington’s and at the First United Methodist Church.
About Chocolate Extravaganza...
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and to help celebrate, Chelsea merchants will showcase the best gifts for your Valentine. While you shop, you will have the opportunity to indulge in an assortment of decadent treats during the 13th Annual Chocolate Extravaganza Saturday, February 12, 2022, starting at 10 a.m.
Featured items & Events
Agricole Farm Stop
Hosting live chocolate maker demonstrations starting at 10am. Mindo Chocolates will be on site with a hot chocolate station. They will be having a Dawnbreaker Coffee Demo & Sampling 9am-12pm, a Spicy Mocha Reboot, and Crow & Moss Chocolate Samples.
Bumbles Dry Goods
Will have a tower of chocolates, milk chocolate turtles, Michigan mint chocolate squares, and mystery chocolate. They will have tulips, daffodils, and amaryllis around store to add some color and life to February. Receive 10% off of all Polish Pottery during Chocolate Extravaganza.
Chelsea Alehouse (Open 12pm-10pm)
Featuring a yummy Chocolate Creme Brulee with raspberries.
Chelsea Village Flowers
Stop in during Chocolate Extravaganza to place an order for the most beautiful flower arrangement for your Valentine!
Cleary's Pub (Open 11:30am-10pm)
Common Grill (Open 4pm-10pm)
Stop by for a free chocolate fudge cookie at the back door.
The Cottage Rabbit
Will have specialty chocolates available for purchase for your Special Valentine, or for yourself! 20% off clothing items from Cindy Bella Designs, as well as other items on clearance. Sign up for a chance to win a $50 Cottage Rabbit Gift Certificate. Come inside, stay warm and have FUN the entire weekend shopping at The Cottage Rabbit.
Will have special soap and skin treats made special for your Valentine!
They have the perfect gift for your Valentine. Pop in to see their specials and promos!
The Garden Mill
Great gifts for your valentine, in-store specials, and locally made chocolate goodies for purchase. You can enter to win a Garden Mill gift certificate, and let your little ones search for Penguin Eggs filled with a chocolate treat!
The Grateful Crow (11:30am-10pm)
A sweet treat awaits you at The Grateful Crow this valentines weekend! Starting Feb.12th Find love in a glass with their limited-time twist on a chocolate martini, the 'Double Decadence"! This cocktail features white & dark chocolate liqueurs along with muddled strawberries and a chocolate-covered strawberry garnish as a nice after-drink treat.
They have taken their fan-favorite Uncle Johns Brownie and added an extra splash of love into the mix! This delicious delight has vanilla ice cream topped with strawberry compote and handmade whipped cream-filled heart cookies!
Will be hosting a book signing featuring Chelsea's very own Nicholee Houle! When Roses Grow on the Moon is a children's book that inspires imagination and confidence with beautiful Illustrations. Get a personalized message from the author for your little Valentine! During the event, Erica Kennedy, the new Miss Washtenaw County, will also be signing personalized autograph sheets for all and handing out wrapped chocolates.
La Jolla Fine Jewelry
Will be giving out truffles and free jewelry cleaning. For one day only, take 10% off all custom jewelry design and repairs. Be sure to enter the drawing for a $100 gift certificate!
Will be having a drawing for a gift box of chocolates from Cherry Republic!
Merkel Furniture and Carpet One
Check out Merkel Furniture's very own line of Hometown Candles. Now available in new sizes!
The Potting Shed
Receive a complimentary gourmet Hammonds chocolate bar (Over 20 flavors to choose from!) with the purchase of any Lori Mitchell figurine.
Check out their new location at 108 East Middle Street, browse their fabulous selection of books, and pick up a bar of Taza chocolate - the perfect reading fuel.
Smokehouse 52 BBQ (Open 11:30am-9pm)
Serving specialty cocktails like Chocolate Caramel Martinis and Chocolate Cherry Old Fashioned.
True North Jerky
Featuring tasty Chocolate Cheese Fudge with Walnuts, and Sanders Chocolates to accompany or savory snacks.
Ugly Dog Distillery
Stop by and try one of Ugly Dog's delicious Chocolate Martinis!
Introducing an assortment of craft chocolates from around the world. They will also feature wine and beer that pair well with chocolate, along with healthy non-alcoholic drinks made from cocoa.
Zou Zou's Café (Open 8am-7pm)
Calling all Chocolate Lovers -- enjoy one or many chocolate delights. Menu will include chocolate hazlenut tarts, flourless chocolate cake, chocolate bundt cake, chocolate cupcakes w peanut butter frosting, chocolate cupcakes w swiss butter cream & sprinkles, no bake chocolate cookies, chocolate custard broiche bars, chocolate custard turnovers, chocolate chip & maraschino cherry muffins, coconut macaroons dipped in chocolate, chocolate expresso scone with chocolate chips, chocolate bread pudding w cream cheese glaze, vanilla yogurt parfaits w chocolate chips & coconut.
For Saturday only, Hoola Jewelry will have a "pop-up" shop within Zou Zou's! They will be offering a free pair of Chocolate Pearls ($18 Value) with every order over $20.