Alabama Chocolate Festival: Rainbow City
Officials from Rainbow City including Mayor Terry John Calhoun announce plans for the 10th annual Alabama Chocolate Festival in Rainbow City. Calhoun says the very popular 5 foot Chocolate Fountain sponsored by the Etowah Tourism Board will be returning this year and there will be a Chocolate Taste-Off with judging of baked items and everything chocolate with hundreds of dollars in prizes awarded to the first second and third place winners. The festival will also have an entertainment lineup with the legendary southern gospel group, The Florida Boys, local performing group Wise Choice Entertainment and Vocal Academy, performing 50’s, 60’s,70’s, and 80’s music will be the Vintage Gray, also entertaining will be the JSU Steel Band under the direction of Tony McCutchen, musical group The Sinners, and the headliner is Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers. The Alabama Chocolate festival will take place on April11th at the Rainbow Plaza. For more information call the Mayor’s office or visit the city’s website.