2017 Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival | Berkeley
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Gourmet Ghetto (North Berkeley) | Shattuck Avenue and Vine Street, Berkeley, CA
The sidewalks along Shattuck Ave. in the Gourmet Ghetto in North Berkeley are the target of artists young and old, professional and greenhorn during the 19th Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival on Sunday, August 27, 2017.
2017 Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival
Saturday, August 27, 2017 | 10 am to 5 pm
Gourmet Ghetto, Shattuck Ave, North Berkeley
Make Art: With no fees to artists, areas of sidewalk are assigned for you to create your own fanciful chalk drawings. Colorful artist’s chalk is available for $10 or BYO. A Chalk Art Contest for the best drawing will be judged after 4 pm.
Eat Chocolate: Purchase tickets in advance ($1/ea. or $20/20) or on the day of the event. The to-go menu features over 20 items including picante habañero chocolate gelato, chocolate profiteroles, dark chocolate truffles, Oreo shakes, or savory menu items such as Caribbean chocolate soup, chocolate chicken tikka kabobs, and more.
Have Fun: Enter your tickets in a raffle for specialty items. Festival booths fill the blocks between Rose and Vine Streets. Enjoy Singha beer or wine at the Vine Street Stage where you can hear the Rusty String Express (Bluegrass), Humanistic Trio (Jazz), or Laura Weinback (Jazz Violin).