Schedule of Events

July 2, 2021
Happy Days Are Here Again! Party
The classic song sums it all up. It's been a long 18 months, but it is time to party. Help us celebrate the reopening of activities in Vermont and the return to in-person Funtastic Fridays. Join us outside in front of the store as we sing, dance, have refreshments and celebrate. This party is free and while there everyone will have an opportunity to make two patriotic candy items, one to keep and one for us to give to a local charity. Please note our new time for events is 5-7pm. Everyone must bring a smile on their face. Free!
July 4, 2021
Farmers & Artisan Market At Park McCullough
We'll be part of the Farmers & Artisans Market at Park McCullough Historic Governor's Mansion, 1 Park Street in North Bennington, Vermont. The market will take place on the Park McCullough property every Sunday morning (10am-1pm) from May 30th until Labor Day weekend, so don't miss the chance to see this beautiful historic property. The market is free to attend. We will be there with a patriotic make-your-own chocolate activity. Cost is $3 from 10am-11am in the carriage house.
July 9, 2021
VCS Strawberry Festival
Come help us celebrate strawberry season in Vermont. Make your own strawberry shortcake ($5). Choose from a large variety of strawberry items. Start with a piece of cake and move on from there. While you are there you can check out some of our strawberry treats such as truffles, creams, gelato and more, made specially for the festival. Join us outside in front of the store and inside as we celebrate this sweet summer treat. Please note our new time for events is 5-7pm.
July 19, 2021
Wine & Chocolate Tasting at Park-McCullough

What is better than a wine and chocolate tasting complete with charcuterie? A wine and chocolate tasting on the Park McCullough veranda in North Bennington, VT with couch+cork, the Village Chocolate Shoppe and The Graze Board & Co. Author, expert and owner of couch+cork Nancy Koziol combines her love of teaching, passion for wine, and experience traveling wine regions to bring the best part of wine straight to you! Nick Monte of the Village Chocolate Shoppe will take you on a journey through the world of CHOCOLATE, and The Graze Board & Co will delight you with a beautiful arrangement of cheese, meats, fresh fruit, and breads!

RSVP:
[email protected]

Wine & Chocolate Tasting At Park McCullough
Monday, July 19, 2021
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Park McCullough Historic Governor's Mansion
1 Park Street
North Bennington, VT
Non Members: $50 pp
Members: $40 pp
Reservation are required

July 23, 2021
Chocolate BINGO
Join us for a night of BINGO and fun VCS style, complete with chocolate prizes. All proceeds to benefit the Bennington Project Independence (BPI). This event is fun for all ages. Cost is $6 for five cards. Play five games or use all cards on one game. More cards available for purchase. Please note our new time for events is 5-7pm. $6
July 30, 2021
Make Your Own Chocolate Bar
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Make your own chocolate bar. You think you have the best combination for a candy bar? Come try your combination. Choose from a variety of ingredients and put them together. You asked and we listened. We have had to make some changes to this popular event but we're sure you'll still love it. Cost is $6 per bar. Please note our new time for events is 5-7pm. $6
August 1, 2021
Farmers & Artisan Market At Park McCullough
We'll be part of the Farmers & Artisans Market at Park McCullough Historic Governor's Mansion, 1 Park Street in North Bennington, Vermont. The market will take place on the Park McCullough property every Sunday morning (10am-1pm) from May 30th until Labor Day weekend, so don't miss the chance to see this beautiful historic property. The market is free to attend, and we will have a paid activity that you and your family can participate in as well.
August 6, 2021
Lemon Squeeze
Nothing beats the summer heat more than a glass of lemonade. This lemon squeeze will include a variety of lemon treats including chocolate lemonade. This event is a fundraiser for the Boy Scout Troops of Bennington & Arlington. Please note our new time for events is 5-7pm.
August 13, 2021
Ice Cream Social
Funtastic Friday Ice Cream Social. What better way to celebrate Battle Day? Choose from a huge variety of ice cream or gelato and a large variety of assorted toppings, including our famous hot fudge sauce. Don't forget the whip cream and a cherry! Cost is $6. Please note our new time for events is 5-7pm. $6
August 23, 2021
Wine & Chocolate Tasting at Park-McCullough

What is better than a wine and chocolate tasting complete with charcuterie? A wine and chocolate tasting on the Park McCullough veranda in North Bennington, VT with couch+cork, the Village Chocolate Shoppe and The Graze Board & Co. Author, expert and owner of couch+cork Nancy Koziol combines her love of teaching, passion for wine, and experience traveling wine regions to bring the best part of wine straight to you! Nick Monte of the Village Chocolate Shoppe will take you on a journey through the world of CHOCOLATE, and The Graze Board & Co will delight you with a beautiful arrangement of cheese, meats, fresh fruit, and breads!

RSVP:
[email protected]

Wine & Chocolate Tasting At Park McCullough
Monday, August 23, 2021
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Park McCullough Historic Governor's Mansion
1 Park Street
North Bennington, VT
Non Members: $50 pp
Members: $40 pp
Reservation are required

Prior Events - 2021

June 21
Wine & Chocolate Tasting at Park-McCullough

Prior Events - 2019

December 1
Thanksgiving Weekend Family Fun
November 30
Thanksgiving Weekend Family Fun
November 29
Thanksgiving Weekend Family Fun
August 23
Chocolate Bingo
August 16
Ice Cream Buffet
August 9
The Legend of Choco Man Celebration
August 2
Make Your Own Chocolate Bar
July 26
Dip Your Own Chocolate Treat
July 19
Gelato Bonanza
July 12
The Lion King Returns
July 5
Exploding Chocolate Bar
June 28
Sip and Swirl - Chocolate Style

Prior Events - 2018

November 25
Thanksgiving Weekend Family Fun
November 24
Thanksgiving Weekend Family Fun
November 23
Thanksgiving Weekend Family Fun
August 24
Gold Rush - Chocolate Style
August 17
Under the Sea
August 10
Ice Cream Buffet
August 3
Frozen: For the First Time in Forever - The Chocolate Adventure Continues
July 27
Chocolate Domino Chain and Make Your Own Pizza
July 20
No Event Scheduled
July 13
Make Your Own Candy Bar
July 6
Chocolate Bingo and Health Fair

Prior Events - 2017

November 26
Thanksgiving Weekend Family Fun
November 25
Thanksgiving Weekend Family Fun
November 24
Thanksgiving Weekend Family Fun
September 1
15th Anniversary Gala
August 25
Sip and Swirl - Chocolate Style
August 18
Moana
August 11
Ice Cream Buffet
August 4
Chocolate Bingo
July 28
Sock Hop
July 21
No Event Scheduled
July 14
Make Your Own Candy Bar
July 7
Girl Scout Cookie's 100th Anniversary

Prior Events - 2016

September 4
Garlic and Herb Festival
September 3
Garlic and Herb Festival
September 2
No Event Scheduled
August 26
Chocolate Game Night
August 19
Star Wars
August 12
Ice Cream Buffet
August 5
Chocolate Bowl Sculpture
July 29
Blueberry Festival
July 22
No Event Scheduled
July 15
Make Your Own Candy Bar
July 8
Native American Night
July 1
Going Away Party for Ethan Allen

Prior Events - 2015

August 28
Chocolate Game Night
August 21
Feste Italiano
August 14
Ice Cream Buffet
August 7
Despicable Me
July 31
Make Your Own Candy Bar
July 24
Christmas in July
July 10
She's Having a Baby

Prior Events - 2014

December 7
Chocolate Expo (Hartford, CT)
November 29
Make Your Own Event
November 28
Chocolate Tasting at The Chocolatorium
October 3
Chocolate Extravaganza
September 5
Let's Make a Deal
August 22
SHHH!!! It's Time for a Baby Shower
August 15
Ice Cream Buffet
August 8
Make Your Own Candy Bar
August 1
Frozen - The Chocolate Adventure Begins
July 25
Mexican Fiesta Party
July 11
Motorcycle Rally
July 4
Independence Day Celebration

Prior Events - 2013

October 4
World Record Attempt - World's Largest Peanut Butter Cup!
September 6
Chocolate Race Cars
August 23
Chocolate Game Night
August 16
Ice Cream Buffet
August 9
Super Hero
August 2
Make Your Own Candy Bar
July 26
Chocolate Kitchen
July 12
Chocolate Pizza Party
July 5
Old Fashioned Taffy Pull
June 7
Cat's Galore

Prior Events - 2012

September 7
Village Chocolate Shoppe 10th Anniversary Celebration
August 24
Chocolate Game Night
August 17
Ice Cream Buffet
August 10
Long Trail Sticks
August 3
Make Your Own Candy Bar
July 27
S'Mores Night
July 13
Chocolate 101
July 6
Puff the Magic Dragon