Six-year-old Riley Sanders of Hallsville loves his choice of chocolate at last year’s Chocolate Sunday event held at The Black Swan. Riley is the grandson of board member Dian Beaird and husband Charles.
This year’s fund-raiser for the Opera House Theatre Players will be held on Sunday, Feb. 12, at The Hamburger Store beginning 3 p.m. Those wishing to enter the competition can bring their best chocolate dish – be it dessert or other – to the location between 12:30 p.m. and 1:45 p.m. Judging by out of town judges will begin about 2 p.m. and continue until the scores are Totaled and announced at 3 p.m. Then the general public can come in to sample the goodies for a $10 or more donation payable at the door.
While the samples are being enjoyed, entertainment will be presented by the popular Girls’ quartet who performed in the recent Players production of “The Marvelous Wonderettes”.They will reprise some of the 1950s music of the show in costume. Members are Penny Mann,Jennifer Dean, Hannah Howard, and Stacy Davis.
For info or to enter the contest see the organizations website at www.Jefferson- OperaHouseTheatrePlayers.com or call the chairperson of the event Robbie Fortune at 903-665-3886 ,or theatre director Marcia Thomas at 903-665-2310.
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