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Chicago's Sweet Candy History/An Online Zoom Program

Event Type: Adult Programs
Age Group(s): All ages
Date: 2/13/2021
Start Time: 1:00 PM
Description:
 For most its history, Chicago produced about one-third of the nation's candy. You probably know some candies made or invented here: Brach's caramels, Snickers and Milky Way bars, Wrigley's gum, Cracker Jack, Baby Ruth and Butterfinger, Tootsie Rolls, Frango Mints. Learn the history of these tasty treats and explore what made Chicago such an ideal location for candymakers. Find out why immigrants played a critical role in confectionery history, discover how Baby Ruth and Milk Duds got their names, and take a fun “candy quiz.” It’s delicious fun.

Location: Both Montgomery Campus and Oswego Campus
Registration Ends: 2/13/2021 at 10:00 AM
Contact: Adult Services
Presenter: Leslie Goddard
Status: Closed


We're sorry. The registration deadline was 2/13/2021 at 10:00 AM.