Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Sample eight different chocolates varieties at Vault’s annual tasting event

Saturday, Feb. 2, 12 p.m.—SPRINGFIELD— Gallery at the Vault’s ninth annual chocolate tasting is being held Saturday, Feb. 2 from 12-4 p.m. Visitors will be able to sample from a large assortment of fine chocolates and chocolate confections. This year’s chocolate participants include Aroma Catering, Daily Chocolate, Heritage Bakery, Inn at Weathersfield, Lake Champlain Chocolates, Red Kite Candy, Springfield Food Coop and the Vermont Country Store. A cake featuring a historic photo of the 1907 Bank Block, where Vault resides today, will be made by Shaw’s.

The chocolate tasting is free and donations are greatly appreciated to benefit the community arts center. This year all proceeds will go to the renovation of Vault’s historic façade, the only original storefront in this 1907 Bank Block.

While enjoying chocolates, take in the annual student art show, on display.

Gallery at the Vault is a Vermont State Craft Center and non-profit, community arts organization offering local and regional art as well as creative workshops for adults and children. The gallery carries the work of 160 Vermont and regional artists and artisans, including jewelry, blown glass, pins, silk scarves, afghans, pottery, and much more.

Vault is located at 68 Main St., Springfield. For more information, call 802-885-7111 or visit

Photo courtesy the Vault

An assortment of chocolate confections lines a table at the Vault’s annual Chocolate Tasting event.

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