Learn About the Science of Chocolate at WonderLab After Dark: Chocolate

Whether you like creamy milk chocolate, rich dark chocolate, chocolate with or without nuts; WonderLab After Dark: Chocolate is the pace to be on Saturday, February 17.

“WonderLab After Dark: Chocolate is an engaging event that invites adults age 21 or older to come to your local science museum,” said Jared Katz, Adult and Secondary Education Specialist at WonderLab Museum of Science, Health and Technology.

WonderLab After Dark: Chocolate is part of the Bloomington LifeDesigns – Week of Chocolate 2018, a city wide celebration of chocolate taking place at various locations around Bloomington February 2-18. WonderLab After Dark: Chocolate rounds out the festivities and is scheduled for Saturday, February 17 from 6-9 p.m. at the museum. Immediately following is an after party in the The Tap Brewpub (downstairs) from 9 p.m. to midnight, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the museum.

WonderLab will host experts both from Indiana University and the community,” said Katz. According to Katz, these experts from Indiana University and the community will be on-hand doing demonstrations, giving out samples and engaging with the public. Some activities at the event will include chocolate tasting, chocolate and cheese pairing, experts discussing the history and cultural significance of chocolate, make your own chocolate dip and dots station, and a station to create your own edible chocolate slime. A cash bar will also be available. “Bring your questions,” said Katz. “our partners are eager to talk to you!”

Pre-sale tickets for WonderLab After Dark: Chocolate are $15 for members and $18 for non-members, available online at wonderlab.org. Day of tickets will be available for purchase at the door for $20.

The WonderLab After Dark series is sponsored by Griffin Realty and Mira Salon and Spa. Program partners include Kroger at The College Mall, Peacetree Mountain Truffles, and Dr. Anya Royce. Cash bar provided by Oddball Fermentables.