Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Martinsburg Chocolate Fest & Book Faire

Chocolate fest & book faire MartinsburgMartinsburg recently hosted their Chocolate Fest & Book Faire, which showcases authors and downtown businesses. And a side of chocolate.  

Chocolate fest & book faire MartinsburgBecause my job is pretty cool, I was able to go check it out.

Chocolate fest & book faire MartinsburgOne of my first stops was a tour of DeFluri's Fine Chocolates.


Chocolate fest & book faire MartinsburgI've been to this shop before but not in the factory, so that was fun.

Chocolate fest & book faire MartinsburgWe got to see chocolates being made from start to finish.

Chocolate fest & book faire MartinsburgDeFluri's had a mint truffle.

Chocolate fest & book faire MartinsburgAnd I snagged chocolates at each spot I went to.

Chocolate fest & book faire MartinsburgThere are so many cool little spots - like this drug store.


Chocolate fest & book faire MartinsburgWhich had delicious deconstructed s'mores.


Chocolate fest & book faire MartinsburgAnd these yummy chocolates at the local book store.



Chocolate fest & book faire MartinsburgWhile in town, I got to explore a bit.



Chocolate fest & book faire MartinsburgLike this beautiful glass shop.


Chocolate fest & book faire MartinsburgAnd a puppet theater.


Chocolate fest & book faire MartinsburgAnd the Roundhouse, which I finally got to take a tour of!



Chocolate fest & book faire MartinsburgIt is not only a really cool, unique architectural piece.


Chocolate fest & book faire MartinsburgIt also earned a spot in history by making railroad "frogs," which help direct one set of train tracks to another.

Chocolate fest & book faire MartinsburgAnd, they have this giant apple time capsule.


Chocolate fest & book faire Martinsburg