Chocolate lovers may be in heaven this weekend at an annual fundraiser for Women's Community Y.

Chocolate lovers may be in heaven this weekend at an annual fundraiser for Women's Community Y.

The 11th annual Chocolate event will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at C.W. Parker Carousel Museum, 320 S. Esplanade St.

Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door.

The event will feature a variety of chocolate dishes including chocolate chili as well as a chocolate fountain, according to Lisa Schmidt, executive director of the Women's Community Y.

"We refer to it as a tasting experience," she said.

She the food for the event is supplied by members of the governing board of the Women's Community Y and local supporters.

Schmidt said those in attendance can purchase chances to win themed-baskets. And a couple of baskets will be sold through silent auction.

There also will be door prizes. A photo booth also will be set up for the event.

Harpist Wujeong Duncan will perform.

Schmidt said the Chocolate Event is the principal fundraiser for the Women's Community Y. The money raised through the event will support the organization's early learning programs.

Advance tickets can be purchased through today at the Women's Community Y, 520 S. Broadway, or through the organization's website,www.womenscommunityy.com.

For more information about the event, call 913-682-6404.

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