Spooner House will be one of the beneficiaries for the fourth annual In Love and Chocolate, a Valentine\u2019s holiday event scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 8 from 1-4 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott, 780 Bridgeport Ave, Shelton. The Mary A. Schmecker Turtle Shell Fund is the other beneficiary of the event that will feature a chocolate lover\u2019s paradise. Tickets are $25 each, or $40 for two. They will be sold at the door or can be purchased in advance (locations below). With each ticket to the event, patrons will be able to sample chocolate creations, sip champagne, listen to live music, enter to win door prizes and more. Proceeds will be split between Spooner House and the Turtle Shell Fund. Spooner House provides temporary housing and food to help those in need and the Turtle Shell Fund furthers music and arts education through scholarship and programming for children and young adults. Many vendors participating Vendors will be from the area, including Shelton. The list of vendors includes: \u2014 Taste & See Gourmet Cupcakes \u2014 Tidmarsh Home Bake Shop \u2014 Common Bond Market \u2014 The Pink Cupcake Shack \u2014 Stone Gardens Farm \u2014 Liquid Lunch \u2014 Nikki\u2019s Candy Boutique \u2014 Royal Bakery \u2014 Bricks & Barley Tavern \u2014 Rotk\u2019n Chocolates \u2014 Wildflour Cupcakes & Sweets \u2014 Focaccia\u2019s Cafe & Catery \u2014 Seasonal Sweets & Catery \u2014 Starbucks \u2014 Tea With Tracy \u2014 500 Degrees \u2014 Courtyard by Marriott Where to get advance tickets Prior to the event, In Love and Chocolate tickets are available at: \u2014 Liquid Lunch, 6 Research Drive \u2014 Marks of Design, 500 Howe Ave. \u2014 Spooner House, 30 Todd Road Sponsors and information Sponsoring the event this year are the Valley Community Foundation, Charter Arms, The Glass Source Stained Glass Studio, Marks of Design and Star 99.9 WEZN radio. For more information about the Mary A. Schmecker Turtle Shell Fund, email Nicole Heriot-Mikula at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on the Spooner House, contact Kate Pipa at 203-225-0453, ext. 102 or email@example.com.