A Weekend Event Perfect for Chocolate Lovers

Chocolate Lovers Festival in Fairfax County

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    For the purist: If you absolutely must buy the traditional box of Valentine's Day chocolates, at least make them memorable. These stout truffles from Katherine Anne Confections is its own work of art. Available at: Katherine Anne Confections website or the Logan Square Kitchen Valentine's Day Market (box of 16 chocolates, $29)

    Chocolate lovers just might melt over an event in Fairfax County this weekend.

    The city of Fairfax is hosting its annual Chocolate Lovers Festival Saturday and Sunday.

    Events during the festival include a chocolate cake and sculpture competition, a pancake breakfast with chocolate chip pancakes and a cupcake decorating demonstration.

    Events will get rolling with a cake judging competition starting at 10 a.m.,  held at SPACE in the Old Town Plaza on Chain Bridge Road.

    Check out a full listing of the events here.

    The city held its first chocolate festival in 1992.