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Ganache in the Gardens

February 8, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Ganache in the Gardens

Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens
9090 Craver Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28262

Free admission

Join the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens for a celebration of chocolate just in time for Valentine’s Day. Learn about the cocoa tree and how its fruits are processed into delectable confections. Romantic music, a movie, and free samples will enhance your experience. Be sure to visit our orchid display in its annual flowering glory! And don’t forget to bring your sweetie.

  • Free chocolate samples
  • Free hot cocoa
  • Free Presentations and Performances 

“The Cocoa Tree”
Jeff Gillman, Director, UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens
11:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

“How Chocolate is Made”
Esa Weinreb, Head Chocolate Maker at The Underground Truffle
11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Movie: Plants Behaving Badly, “Sex and Lies”–about orchids- running at 12:30pm and 2pm in Friday bldg. room #137

You can also purchase Artisan chocolates from The Underground Truffle and \a variety of beautiful orchids priced $10-$50 for your valentine.

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Date:
February 8, 2020
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens
9090 Craver Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28262 United States