Get a head start on your sweet Valentine's indulgences this weekend. The Chocolate Expo at Norwalk’s Maritime Aquarium on Jan. 31 features tastings and sales of chocolates, baked goods and specialty foods.
Vendors will exhibit fudge, chocolate-covered bacon, truffles, sweet and savory crepes, sauces, cannoli, cider doughnuts and much more. The event also features celebrity chef demonstrations by Barret Beyer of "Hell's Kitchen," Scottish Francis of "MasterChef," Tony Albanese of "Cake Boss" and author and TV personality Larry Rosenberg.
Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children aged 3 to 12, and include admission to the aquarium. (Aquarium members receive a $2 discount.) The expo runs from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Information: thechocolateexpo.com.