South End Art Hop 2010

Since Lake Champlain Chocolates is a proud sponsor, you’ve probably heard us talk about the South End Art Hop before.  It’s the weekend in Burlington when local art – from Crayola to sculpture and everything in between – is exhibited and the South End comes alive to honor the artists.

One of my favorite things about the Art Hop is the variety of art that is showcased.  Some of the best exhibits I’ve seen over the years have been a giant spherical barn, art from license plates, I love, love, love all types of photography, have seen some very cool performances, and, who can argue calling brewing delicious beer an art form?

Speaking of unique art, you’d be hard-pressed to find something cooler than art made out of chocolate!  This year, Emily Jones, manager of our Factory store and resident chocolate sculptress will be showcasing and demonstrating making Tiki-themed chocolate sculptures.  To see the free demonstration, stop by our 750 Pine Street location on Saturday September 11th.  It will take place at 2:00 and seating is limited, so arrive early if you’d like to check it out.

While you’re at our store, check out our other resident artist, Johanne Yordan.  Her mixed-media will be on exhibit as well.  I’ve seen a preview and it’s amazing!  Don’t forget to stock up on chocolate or warm up with a hot cocoa while you’re here!