Last year's favorite, Ukulele Phil and the Hula Kids will perform again this year at McLean Chocolate Festival on Jan. 29.
McLean The Rotary Club of McLean is hosting its sixth annual McLean Chocolate Festival at the McLean Community Center on Sunday, Jan. 29, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Chocolate vendors include: Seasons 52, Dave's Candy Kitchen, Fair Trade Winds, Fluffy Thoughts, Sweetbites Café, and more. Buy treats to eat on site or stock up for Valentine's Day. There will be plenty of free parking. The admission fee is $2; children age 6 and under are admitted free. There will also be a children's game room with chocolate-themed activities and games. Featured on the Festival Stage will be performances by Ukulele Phil and the Hula Kids at 1:30 pm, and bluegrass music by Mike Mitchell and the Wildman's at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Ongoing demonstrations of colonial American chocolate-making will be presented by American Heritage, a Mars company. All proceeds go to fund local charitable organizations through the McLean Rotary Foundation. For more information, see www.mcleanchocolatefestival.org.