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The Hershey Story, The Museum on Chocolate Avenue Chocolate-Covered February 2015

Feb 13, 2015 - 09:41 AM
The Hershey Story, The Museum on Chocolate Avenue  Chocolate-Covered February 2015

Chocolate-Covered February Chocolate Lab Classes

The Hershey Story Museum

 

“The Heart of Chocolate”

Offered Daily in February

Follow in Milton Hershey’s footsteps as you design your own heart-shaped milk chocolate confection.  Choose ingredients for flavor, appearance and personal preference.  Learn how Milton Hershey’s entrepreneurial spirit led him to create one of the world’s greatest chocolate businesses.  Also learn how chocolate is grown and processed.  This 45-minute class is suitable for adults and families with children ages 4 and up.  (Ticket purchase required; check HersheyStory.org for daily class schedule; children must be four years old to enter the lab.)

“Try It with Truffles”

Offered Daily in February

In his first business, Milton Hershey sold hand-made confections in dazzling varieties.  Try your hand at creating your own hand-made truffles in this class.  Hand-roll dark chocolate ganache, dip in chocolate and customize with a selection of toppings.  This 45-minute class is suitable for adults and families with children ages 4 and up.  (Ticket purchase required; check HersheyStory.org for daily class schedule; children must be four years old to enter the lab.)

 

Evening Chocolate Lab Classes

“Truffles for Couples”

February 6, 7, 12, 13, 14 and 15, 2015

Two Class Times – 6 to 7 p.m. and 8 to 9 p.m.

Participants hand-roll and coat rich, dark chocolate ganache in milk and white chocolate and finish their creations with a sweet array of toppings.  Each guest will package their truffles in a traditional Valentine box and receive a fresh, long-stemmed red rose to take home. Participants will also enjoy learning about the courtship and marriage of Milton and Catherine Hershey as well as how chocolate is grown and processed.  This class is most suitable for adults; $18.75 per person.  Register online at trufflesforcouplesthehersheystory.eventbrite.com after December 3, 2014.

Other Activities at The Hershey Story Museum During Chocolate-Covered February

 

Rainforest Adventure

February 7, 8, 14-16, 21 and 22, 2015

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Trek through a rain forest setting to discover the origins of chocolate!  Along the way, adventurers will experience the steps of chocolate-making long ago.  Discover the mysterious hieroglyphs made by the ancient rainforest dwellers and use them to write your own name.  Also, receive a special treat to take home. Free with Museum Experience or Chocolate Lab admission, or $5 per participant; free for Hershey Story members.