The 28 chilly days of February will be a little warmer and sweeter in Simsbury, with the monthlong Hot Chocolate Festival at Peaberry's Cafe.
Each day features a special flavored hot chocolate, made with steamed milk and topped with fresh whipped cream. Varieties include salted caramel, Mexican, mint, coconut, turtle, cherry, toasted almond and vanilla chai, among others. Click here for a full calendar of flavors. Short (12 oz.) hot chocolates are $3; tall (16 oz.) hot chocolates are $3.60.
Peaberry's is at 712 Hopmeadow Street. 860-658-2930, peaberryscafect.com.