Amen Corner: St. Mary's Chocolate Festival

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WHAT: St. Mary's Chocolate Festival

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today

WHERE: 118 York St. S.E., downtown Aiken

THE EVENT: The 21st annual event includes games and inflatables, but the focus is chocolate. Events include a bake sale and lots of messy hands-on chocolate activities and opportunities for taste tests.

WHY: Money from the event helps St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic School, which serves about 250 pupils in kindergarten through eighth grade.

LEARN MORE: (803) 507-6883 or see

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