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2014 Outdoor Movie Series @ Covelli Center

Outdoor Movie Series Covelli Centre Begins at dusk Monday, June 23 – Frozen Monday June 30 – Thor: The Dark World Monday July 7 – Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Monday July 14 – Gravity Monday July 21 – Iron Man 3 Monday July 28 – Despicable Me 2 Monday August 4 – Pacific Rim […]

History and Legend of the Original Sifers VALOMILK Candy Cups

The Sifers family started making candy in 1903 in Iola, Kansas, which is about one hundred miles southwest of Kansas City. In those early years my Samuel Mitchell Sifers made bulk penny hard candy and later hand rolled boxed chocolates and some of the first nickel (5 cent) candy bars in the Midwest (Old King […]

Oak Hill Touch the Moon Now Open

Have some Astronaut Ice Cream, new Birthday Cake M&Ms, and a bubble gum cigar. Wash it all down with Cheerwine or a Tab soda. Employee Robert W. is eager to serve you! Call 330-744-7000 for more information

The Blue Footed Boobie

Blue Footed Boobies prefer Touch the Moon coffees over competitor’s flavors! Hillary’s Blue Footed Booby was spotted drinking Touch the Moon coffee! Try some soon to see if you agree!

April Candy Spotlight: Dum Dums

Spangler Candy was founded by Arthur G. Spangler in August 1906 as the Spangler Manufacturing Company. It’s headquartered in Bryan, Ohio, a town of about 10,000 in northwestern Ohio. Spangler is a privately-held U.S. confectionery manufacturer. It employs about 400 in the U.S. and 190 in a co-manufacturing facility in Juarez, Mexico. Ten million Dum Dums are […]

Additional Candy Store to Open at Oak Hill

Another edition of the “Touch the Moon Candy Saloon,” in conjunction with Golden String Inc., will be opening at the Oak Hill Renaissance Building, 345 Oak Hill Avenue, in Youngstown, Ohio. The store will be run by adults with disabilities starting on March 31, 2014. The Oak Hill store will feature the same line of […]

Regional Soda Explosion

Now available for a limited time, three regional sodas at Touch The Moon Candy Saloon! ALE81 (Kentucky), Cheerwine (North Carolina), and Tahitian Treat, ( a 7-Up product only produced regionally) are available for a limited time. Grab a cold one and some candy! Treat yourself! You deserve it!

February Candy Spotlight

Can you say “Salty”? Close to the original, but recently changed in taste. Zenobia has changed the size and the roasting of these seeds. The seeds are now a bit smaller and to quote Zenobia they are now “more roasted”. We tried them – they are definitely more roasted!

Coming Soon: 2014 Beer Wine and Chocolate Taste

The 2014 Golden String, Beer, Wine, and Chocolate Taste will be held on Saturday April 26, 2014 at the Father Snock Center at St. Matthias Church. See the event page for all the details, forms and contact info –

January Candy Spotlight

ZAGNUT is a candy bar produced and sold in the United States. It was acquired by The Hershey Company in 1996 but originally launched in 1930 by the D.L. Clark Company. The origin of the name “Zagnut” is uncertain; the “nut” part presumably comes from either the coconut coating or the peanut center, while the “zag” could […]