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Main Street Kent 2013 Chocolate Walk

Posted Jan. 14, 2013
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Participating downtown Kent businesses
will hand out chocolate goodies during the
2013 Chocolate Walk on Feb. 9. Advance ticket
purchase is required for participants.

Main Street Kent announces the 2013 Chocolate Walk, which will take place in downtown Kent on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 1-5 p.m. Tickets are now on sale and must be purchased in advance at $15 per person. Two hundred tickets are available and can be purchased online at www.mainstreetkent.org or in person at McKay Bricker Framing & Gallery.  This is a rain, snow or shine event and tickets are nonrefundable. All proceeds will benefit Main Street Kent.

The day of the event, ticketholders will go to Earl's Nest (located in Acorn Alley) to pick up their Chocolate Walk "passes" and bags to collect their chocolate goods. Then, at their leisure, they can go to each of the participating businesses to gather a chocolate surprise at each one.

Just in time for a pre-Valentine’s Day activity, people can take a loved one out for the afternoon or grab a friend and enjoy this excursion in downtown Kent. It is a great opportunity to explore some of the new places in Kent, as well as the classics. To date, participating businesses have included the following: Arctic Squirrel, Baked in the Village Café, Bent Tree Coffee Roasters, Carman and Pugh Photography, Downtown Gallery, Empire, FJKluth Art Gallery, Gracy Lane, HOME International Markets, Laziza, McKay Bricker Framing and Black Squirrel Gifts, Off the Wagon, Pita Pit, Pufferbelly, UniversiTees, Wild Earth Outfitters and more.

Main Street Kent is a non-profit organization focused on the revitalization of downtown Kent. It is an affiliate of the national Main Street program and the Heritage Ohio program.