10 local chocolatiers, 10 local wineries and a full orchestra of interactive food, wine and fun activities, all benefiting the Scottsdale League for the Arts
Phoenix, AZ (November 19, 2015)-Chocolate and wine, a perfectly indulgent combination of flavors and sophistication, takes center stage at the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) on Friday, January 22, 2016 at the Chocolate and Wine Experience.
Hosted by the Scottsdale League for the Arts, event highlights include 10 local chocolatiers, 10 local wineries, a chocolate lovers dream photo booth, chocolate painting, chocolate art displays, chocolate massages, local chocolate beers, chocolate fountain, wine tasting, wine glass etching and more.
Traditionally, the Scottsdale Culinary Festival activities span an entire week in mid-April. This year, the Scottsdale League for the Arts is adding new events and breaking up the annual events across January – April, 2016 in an effort to cater to a wide range of interests and cultural experiences.
General Admission to the Chocolate and Wine Experience is $60 if purchased during presale or $70 at the door. Admission is all inclusive and includes access to select museum exhibits, food, drink and access to all of the event activities. The Chocolate and Wine Experience will be located at the Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the event concludes at 11 p.m.Patrons are encouraged to come dressed in cocktail attire. For more information, visit:www.scottsdalefest.org.
All net proceeds raised will support the non-profit Scottsdale League for the Arts in its effort to promote arts and arts education organizations in the Phoenix metropolitan area, via annual fundraisers such as the Scottsdale Culinary Festival and The Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner. Since 2002, the League has contributed more than $4 million to numerous organizations such as Ballet Arizona, Childsplay, and Free Arts of Arizona.
About the Scottsdale League for the Arts
The Scottsdale League for the Arts is a 501(c)(3), non-profit volunteer organization of accomplished men and women who support artists, arts programs and arts education through fundraising and special events. In order to offer continuous value and assistance to the arts, the League awards all net funds raised to a variety of arts focused organizations through a grants program. For more information visit:http://leagueforthearts.org.