Join us for our Chocolate & Coffee Faire

Sunday, October 27th, 2019 – 11AM to 4PM
Berkeley City Club, 2315 Durant Avenue

The Chocolate & Coffee Faire and Raffle is a day-long event showcasing local artisan chocolatiers and coffee roasters who will sample and sell their products. Celebrities and experts will host lectures and demonstrations celebrating the art of craft of chocolate and coffee, in addition to a raffle, ongoing music, docent tours and presentations celebrating the history of the Berkeley City Club.

Tickets available online, click here
Tickets also available at the Berkeley City Club and at the door.

The Faire is the inaugural event of a 10-year, $10 million fundraising effort, led by the Berkeley City Club Conservancy, a non-profit 501(c)3, to preserve the landmark Julia Morgan Berkeley City Club building and to celebrate its upcoming centennial in 2030.

A special thank you to our supporters:
Sarah Gill
Barbara and Chris Westover

Bob Hamilton and John Leathers
Carlene and Dick Anderson


Mara Melandry
B.K. Moran and Charlie Haas
Susan and Henry Veit
Sandy and Tom Friedland

Thank you to our Exhibitors:

  1. 9th and Larkin Chocolates/San Francisco
  2. CoCoTutti Chocolates/Brisbane
  3. Dick Taylor Craft Chocolate/San Francisco
  4. Jade Chocolates/San Francisco
  5. Michael’s Chocolates/San Francisco
  6. Quail Point Chocolates/Napa
  7. Dandelion Chocolate/San Francisco
  8. The Xocolate Bar/Berkeley
  9. The Confectionist/Albany
  10. Nomadic Coffee/Berkeley
  11. Bay Area CoRoasters/Berkeley
  12. Sweet Maria’s Coffee/Oakland
  13. Alexandre Family Farms – Chocolate Milk/Crescent City
  14. Biordi Art Imports – Italian Coffee Ceramics/San Francisco
  15. Susan Brody Pottery/Berkeley
  16. Lonohana Estate Chocolate/Honolulu
  17. Barlovento Chocolate/Oakland
  18. Nuubia/Pleasanton
  19. Afternoon Tea at Julia’s/Berkeley City Club

Thank you to our volunteer musicians:

Jazz Piano: Kyle Davy

Piano: Miles Brockbank, freshman at Bishop O’Doud

Brazilian Guitar: Cristiano

Cellist: Judy Norton

Berkeley Chamber Group: String Quartet and Trio

Vintage Vocal Jazz: Loving Harmony Trio: Vintage vocal jazz

BAGPIPES! Our own Claudia Falconer

Thank you to our Mini-Lecture Speakers:

Barbara Stark Jordan, 1952 Olympic Swimmer. On pool history

Christine Keating, Dandelion Chocolate. On Chocolate

Ken Davids, Coffee Review. On Coffee

Karen McNeil, PhD. On Julia Morgan