January 23, 2017

Hingham Patch


Derby Street Shoppes Open Valentine’s Pop-Up

The Pop-Up will host locally grown brands Chequessett Chocolate, Fleur Events, and Sip & Scripts. It will run Jan. 19-Feb. 19.

Creating the ultimate Valentine’s Day destination, Derby Street Shoppes announces a Pop-Up featuring local brands specializing in chocolate, flowers and stationary. Open tomorrow, January 20, 2017, through February 19, 2017, the Pop-Up will feature Truro-based Chequessett Chocolate, which will make chocolate onsite and sell a variety of chocolate bars, bon bons, and other sweet treats, as well as experiential workshops with Milton-based florist Fleur Events and Waltham calligraphist Sip & Scripts.

Chequessett Chocolate will make its handcrafted, small batch chocolate onsite within the Pop-Up, allowing customers to watch each step of the chocolate-making process from start to finish, and to learn about the farmers behind the cacao beans. Celebrating their Cape Cod roots, Chequessett Chocolate has outfitted the space with a beautiful 10-foot wooden boat, a family heirloom.

Making for the sweetest of gifts, Chequessett’s Derby Street Pop-Up will retail a selection of caramels and bon bons, including Caramelized Hazelnut, Raspberry, Speculoos, and Candied Orange varieties. Chocolate covered fruit, chocolate bark, and the brand’s signature chocolate bars, in flavors ranging from Sea Salt to Cacao Nib to Blueberry Almond, will also be available.

For a complete Valentine’s experience, the Pop-Up will host workshops with Fleur Events, floral designers focused on both romantic and modern arrangements, and Sip & Scripts, a calligraphy company offering a range of trendy styles, will host workshops in the Pop-Up, additional details and times are forthcoming and will be posted on theDerby Street website.

The Pop-Up at Derby Street Shoppes is open 10:00am to 7:00pm Monday through Saturday, and 11:00am to 6:00pm Sunday, it is located next to b.good. Derby Street has plans for continued creative activations of the Pop-Up.

By: Mona Lkazour

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