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Take delight in the Valentine's season with chocolate and dancing in Coshocton

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Clevelanders have the opportunity to get a romantic getaway, indulge in some rich, decadent chocolate treats and take a spin on the dance floor all in the name of a good cause at the 21st annual Chocolate Extravaganza and Sweetheart Big Band dance in Coshocton, Ohio on Saturday, February 8. It is approximately a 2.5 hour drive from Cleveland.

Chocolate Extravaganza With proceeds going to the Pomerene Center for the Arts in Coshocton, the Chocolate Extravaganza (taking place from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. at the Coshocton County Career Center) will give visitors a chance to satisfy their sweet tooth with a plethora of chocolate treats like cakes, tortes, cheesecakes, mousses, brownies, candies and other chocolate desserts.

Free musical entertainment will be provided and there will also be a an art exhibit.

Advance tickets for the Chocolate Extravaganza are $8 per person. Tickets at the door on the day of the event are $10.

After you have had your fill of chocolate, you can then attend the Sweetheart Big Band Dance being held at the Lake Park Pavilion (a 1930's restored Big Band dance hall) from 8 p.m. - 11 p.m. Music will be provided by the Lake Park Big Band featuring the sounds of Sammy Kaye, Glenn Miller and other artists of the Big Band era.

Tickets for the Sweetheart Big Band Dance are $15 per person.

For those visitors wishing to stay overnight, the Coshocton Village Inn & Suites is offering a Winter Special Package (from now through February 28). The package includes overnight accommodations and a hot complimentary breakfast the next morning. Any room is $79.95.

For package reservations call 740-622-9455 or get online at www.christopherhotels.com. The Coshocton Village Inn & Suites is located at 115 N. Water St. in Coshocton.

For more information about the Chocolate Extravaganza or to buy advance tickets call 740-622-0326 or get online at www.visitcoshocton.com. For more information about the Sweetheart Big Band Dance or to buy advance tickets call 740-622-7528.

The Coshocton County Career Center is located at 23640 Airport Rd. in Coshocton. The Lake Park Pavilion is located at 23253 Ohio State Route 83 N. in Coshocton, Ohio. It is approximately a 2.5 hour drive from Cleveland.

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