The Colorado Chocolate Festival gets under way at the Denver Merchandise Mart, 451 East 58th Avenue, today at 4 p.m. The two-day celebration of all things chocolate includes competitions, demonstrations and chocolate-and-beer pairings, with more than 75 vendors offering samples. Admission is $5; kids under twelve get in free. Tickets for sampling are $10 for a dozen or $20 for 25. For more information, call 303-347-8252.
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