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Annual Sweet Treats Dessert Event to be held May 11th

BECKLEY, W.Va.-Beckley Renaissance will host the 7th annual Sweet Treats Dessert Celebration on Saturday, May 11th from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at Word Park on Neville Street. 
 
This year's event will be held in conjunction with Raleigh County Schools Day with the Arts as school groups will perform music from 11:00 am to 6:30 pm.
 
Each participating business and organization will provide 100 dessert samples.  Participants may use their booth to sell larger dessert portions, other food or items, or to take orders.  The event provides opportunities to promote a business, organization, or special dessert, as well as, support the United Way.
 
About 18 vendors plan to participate offering desserts such as peanut butter balls, cookies, brownies, chocolate-caramel apples, fudge, frozen yogurt, cinnamelts, blueberry lemon coffee cake, bread pudding, oatmeal pie, cupcakes and other desserts, plus fruit kabobs and drinks such as tea, coffee, and sno-cones.
 
Attendees will purchase tickets to sample desserts; for $5, they will receive a strip of six dessert sample tickets, plus a door prize drawing entry & Peoples Choice ballot. 
 
Funds from ticket sales support the United Way. Advance tickets may be purchased at the Youth Museum, Bake Shoppe and Coffee Beans and Books, & a supply will also be available during the event.  Dickey's BBQ will organize cake / pie walks during the event. 
 
If a rain location is needed, the event will share the covered Beckley Intermodal Gateway parking facility with the Gold Rush Flea Market.  Other notes: the concerts are free to enjoy; some of the vendors will sell other food items; and all uptown parking is free on weekends.
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