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Preparations are under way for the 8th Annual Chocolate Festival in Lewisburg.  The one-day festival that caters to all things chocolate is scheduled for Saturday, April 12.

The event includes and all-day tasting extravaganza that has sold out in past years, so people are encouraged to buy early.  Tickets have been available online for a while now - but as of Saturday, March 15 they can also be bought in person.

In addition to the tasting there is also the HospiceCare 10K Chocolate Chase and a 1-mile Fun Walk.  You can buy tickets and register for the run at www.LewisburgChocolateFestival.com.   If you want to be a vendor at the festival send an email to lewisburgchocolate@gmail.com.

Proceeds from the festival will benefit the United Way of the Greenbrier Valley.  Tasting Packets are just $5 and include five tasting tickets.  They can be bought at Harmony Ridge Gallery, Greenbrier Valley Visitors Center, Greenbrier Valley Banking Company or ReMax.