December Chocolate in Old Town Cottonwood, Arizona
A special evening of Holiday lights and a bag full of homemade chocolate; presented by the Old Town Association of Cottonwood. What is not to love about this evening?
Old Town Main Street merchants stay open late; shops full of the scents of hot cocoa, mint and Holiday cheer. Stroll down the avenue as they compete for the best chocolate award. Chocolate collecting bags are decorated with historic images of Old Town Cottonwood. There will be a variety of homemade chocolates to indulge in.
Annually on the first Saturday of December.
December 7th 2013, 4-8pm.
The line forms around 3:30pm to try to get one of the last 50 tickets....
Doors are open!
Volunteers help with distribution of bags and maps
Bee meets an admirer in the Civic Center building
The Cottonwood Community Band performs
Inside Wind Dancer Gallery
Chocolates at A Checkered Past
The Little Store's decorations
Lining up at Crema Cafe
Coombs Countertops always has great cider!
Treats from Trinity Fellowship
Michelle's truffles at Nic's (but not for you Bee)
Bee still getting attention outside the Vineyard Bistro
...and inside the Vineyard Bistro
Horse-drawn carriage rides
Sampling the handouts at Ledbetter Law
Faux Jesus with real chocolate at Arizona Stronghold
Magenta Jewelry has a crowd
The well-decorated walkway into The Wine Cellar
There's Bee again, in the Outlaw Trading Post
Inside Cindi B
Looking south on Main from the Old Town Jail
From the Old Town Jail towards Concho's
The friendly team at RobinArt greets Bee
Trecia at the Orion Bread Company hands out treats
The almost open Candy Corral
Adventures Unlimited Books
Santa meets a reindeer (OK, it's Bee again...)
Vyktoria at Bent River Books & Music
Jennifer and Sherry ham it up at Papillon II
Taking a break at Premier Furniture Consignment
Bonne Lait has a nice display
Inside Adobe Group, Bee assists with the cleaning chores
Verde Valley Voices caroling on Main Street
Art Glitter Institute
Outside of Larry's Antiques
and inside of Larry's Antiques. Bee gets a handout from Jennifer
Patt, owner and Branch Manager at The Manheim Gallery
The Annabel Inn
Ms. Annabel Sclippa at the Annabel Inn
Rendezvous in Old Town
...and it's not just about chocolate! Come enjoy live music, trolley transport, the store decorating contest.
Music at the Civic Center in Old Town includes:
4:00 pm Community Band
5:30 pm Cottonwood Elementary School Chorus
(45 members strong!)
6:00 pm Tree Lighting and Verde Valley Voices
The evening continues with caroling by Verde Valley Voices
As you stroll, enjoy our Store Decorating Contest, the voting is by you, the public!
For Old Town lodging, please visit these sites:
The Historic Cottonwood Hotel
The Tavern Hotel