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09/04/2022

Magnificent Chocolate Festival!

Come and celebrate all things chocolate together with our wonderful community, at our inaugural Magnificent Chocolate Festival!
There is so much for all our honey bees to enjoy!

CACAO CEREMONY WITH HOLISTIC WELLNESS SPECIALIST, CHRISTINA CERONE
Thursday 7 April, 6pm – 8pm

Join Christina and the wonderful Good Food Emporium team for a cacao ceremony and deep healing. Fill your hearts with ceremonial cacao to enhance your cells with love and light that will take you deeper into your journey.

🍫☕ Early bird ticket price $65 per person (available until 8pm, Monday 28 March)
🍫☕ Ticket price $80 per person (if purchasing after 8pm, Monday 28 March)

Click here for more information and to purchase your tickets.
Please note this event is taking place before our main Magnificent Chocolate Festival! dates.

CHOCOLATE MASTERCLASS & TASTING WITH MASTER CHOCOLATIER, FILIP TIBOS
Friday 8 April, 6pm (for 6.30pm start) – 8pm

A Master Chocolatier, Chef and Pâtissier, Filip Tibos’s culinary career has spanned venues such as The Hotel Windsor, Sofitel on Collins, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, Four Seasons London, Four Seasons Berlin, and Istanbul’s Four Seasons Hotel.

Filip will be giving a class on the importance of sustainability in the chocolate industry that includes a presentation on:
Cacao cultivation – production of chocolate – learning how to taste and appreciate chocolate and conduct a vertical tasting of 18 different styles of chocolate.

Includes canapes, wine tasting and other samples. Participants also receive sample Belcolade chocolates to take home.

🍫 Ticket price $10 (+ Eventbrite fees) per person

Click here for more information and to purchase your tickets.

Please note this event is taking place before our main Magnificent Chocolate Festival! dates.

MAKE YOUR OWN CHOCOLATE FACE MASK WORKSHOPS

Session dates/times:
🍫🤩 Monday 11 April, 1pm – 2pm
🍫🤩 Tuesday 12 April, 10am – 11am
🍫🤩 Wednesday 13 April, 1pm – 2pm

Take part in one of our workshops and make your own face mask or just come along to watch and learn all about the benefits of chocolate for your skin.

There will be three different face mask options available to make depending on your skin type:
– Natural Cocoa recommended for normal/combination skin types
– Peppermint Cocoa recommended for oily skin types
– Rose Cocoa recommended for sensitive skin types

For just $10 (+ Eventbrite fees) you will receive:
– All the ingredients necessary to make your own face mask
– A sterilised jar to store and keep your face mask in
– Face Mask Applicator Brush
– Information pamphlet on the benefits of cocoa in skincare

Click here to book your spot now!

CHOCOLATE WORKSHOPS & DEMONSTRATIONS

Kids Easter Chick Workshops with Only Mine Chocolates

🍫🥚 Sunday 10 April, 10.30am – 11.30am
🍫🥚 Sunday 10 April, 3pm – 4pm
🍫🥚 Wednesday 13 April, 10.30am – 11.30am
🍫🥚 Wednesday 13 April, 3pm – 4pm

In this Easter workshop, kids make their very own Easter chick!

Perfect for ages 5 and up, this Easter workshop will allow your kids to make their very own Easter chick. Made with Only Mine chocolate, kids will receive all the parts required to construct these super cute Easter chicks which are completely edible. This workshop will be run by Only Mine’s head chocolatier Thomas. Kids will also get to take home their creation with a retail value over $25!

Ticket price starting at $20 per child, book now for an early bird discount!

Click here for more information and to purchase your tickets.

Decorative Easter Egg Making Demonstration with Only Mine Chocolates

🍫🥚 Sunday 10 April, 1.30pm – 2.30pm
🍫🥚 Wednesday 13 April, 1.30pm – 2.30pm

Learn how to make a stunning decorative Easter egg in this free chocolate demonstration with Only Mine’s Head Chocolatier, Thomas Wierinck.

What you will learn:
– How to temper chocolate using the seeding method
– How to use coloured cocoa butter to decorate chocolates
– How to apply pearl shimmer to chocolate
– How to mould a hollow egg
– How to create a decorative hollow egg
– How to join the egg together

Spaces are limited so registration is required, click here to register.

LITTLE HONEY BEE ACTIVITIES 🐝
Saturday 9 – Wednesday 13 April

– Street Art Competition
– Easter Egg Hunt

Gold coin donation per child per activity, with all proceeds going to WISH Wildlife Incident Safe Haven.

Winners will be drawn and announced on Thursday 14 April.

FOR THE WHOLE HIVE TO ENJOY
Saturday 9 – Thursday 14 April
Tasting tables galore, goodie bags and competitions to win exciting prizes!
Free doggie carob biscuits on the grass while stocks last.

Saturday 9 April
The Casey Radio van will be on site for a fun, live broadcast, 11am – 2pm.

Sunday 10 April, 10am – 2pm
Thursday 14 April, 10am – 2pm
Coffee & Canvas with Paint a Pot
Receive a canvas, brush and paint supplied, as well as one large drink.
$15 per person, tickets available on the day.

FOOD TRUCKS
Saturday 9 April

OMG Donuts & Wood Fire Pizza

LIVE MUSIC
Enjoy the cool vibes with LIVE music each day, featuring these talented artists:
🎙 Saturday 9 April: James Hall (@jameshallofficial)
🎙 Sunday 10 April: Jaron & Chris Natoli (@jaronandchrisnatoli)
🎙 Monday 11 April: Ron Kingston (@ronkingston)
🎙 Tuesday 12 April: Chris Hoffmann (@chrishoffmannmusic)
🎙 Wednesday 13 April: Sonny Sign (@_sonnysign_)
🎙 Thursday 14 April: Jun (@fsrkeye)
Performances will be at various times.

Please note, some activations are subject to change without notice.

We can’t wait to see you all for our Magnificent Chocolate Festival!
Peace, love, and honey bees 🐝

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