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Annuitants offer Chicago chocolate festival trip

October 30, 2012

Photo of chocolate chips NIU’s Annuitants Association is planning a Saturday, Nov. 17, trip to the Chicago Fine Chocolate Show.

The Chicago Fine Chocolate Show, a unique fine chocolate and culinary event open to the general, chocolate-loving public, features fine artisanal chocolate creations from around the world.

Held at Navy Pier, the event showcases world-class chocolatiers while presenting the versatility of chocolate as an exceptional ingredient among a variety of cuisines and culinary techniques. More than 125 vendors will offer samples for visitors to taste and enjoy as well as specialty items for purchase.

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The bus leaves the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center parking lot at 9:09 a.m. for a 10:30 a.m. arrival at Navy Pier. The return bus leaves Chicago at 3 p.m.

Cost is $59 per person for members and $69 per person for non-members. Cost includes round-trip deluxe motor coach from DeKalb, ticket (with five free samples), all taxes and gratuities. Reservations confirmed by payment.

Deadline for payment: Thursday, Nov. 1, or until tickets are gone. For more information, or to make a reservation, contact Steven Johnson at [email protected].