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Bling and Chocolate tickets for sale

The annual Bling and Chocolate event, a jewelry and chocolate fundraiser for the Goodhue County Historical Society, is planned for 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday Feb. 23 at the history center. The event will pay tribute to “The Age of Elegance.”

There will be vintage and contemporary accessories for all ages for sale, including jewelry and handbags, as well as chocolate treats donated by local merchants and bakers.

“We hope mothers and grandmothers will bring their ‘tweens’ and teenagers, not only because we have jewelry of interest to that age group, but because we present the jewelry in its historical context,” event co-chair Maggie Paynter said. “Jewelry making is an art form. It’s important to make sure its story is heard.”

Tickets for the event are $20 and must be purchased in advance. They are available at the history center, online at or from table hostesses.