(The Triangle Trend) — Rather than just going out to a quick dinner this Valentine’s Day, why not try switching it up this year? Whether you’re in a relationship or happily single, Valentine’s Day should something to look forward to. You can even take yourself out on a date and be your own special someone this year. Feed the fishes, head to a park, smell the flowers, and watch the sun rise and set on the same day. The possibilities are endless, but don’t settle for the mundane. Check out some of these awesome local events around the Triangle for a Valentine’s Day to remember.
Valentine’s Spa Day
February 12th from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
This annual event is hosted by The Queens Quarters. Your ticket includes an array of spa services from this holistic beauty & wellness boutique located in Holly Springs, North Carolina. It runs in two-hour rotations with four people per time slot. Whether you come alone or bring friends, it’s certain to be a memory you’ll want to repeat next Valentine’s Day. Services include mini facials, manis, pedis, as well as VIP massages, and more. Refreshments will be provided. Relax and feel fabulous with a spa day to remember.
Location: Town Hall Commons Building, Suite 210
Parking: Garage or deck, take elevator to the second floor
Tickets are $55 per person or $200 for a group of four. Get your spa day tickets online today!
Mix+Sip Valentine’s Mixology Workshop
February 16th from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Love cocktails? Want to become a self-titled mixologist? Looking for a girls’ night? Kill all those birds with one stone by checking out the Valentine’s Mixology Workshop in Holly Springs. Follow a certified mixologist and learn how to make your favorite drinks in real time. Whether it’s date night or a late Galentine’s day, this event is the best way to spend your evening. You’ll mix the cocktails yourself guided by a master mixologist. All you have to do is show up, mix it all up, and drink!
Location: 300 S Main Street, Suite 324, Holly Springs, NC 27540
Want to attend? Head to this site for more.
Bling and Sip with Your Galentine
February 6th from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Bring your favorite alcoholic or non-alcoholic drinks and snacks plus a few of your best friends and call it Galentine’s Day. Bling and Sip allows you to create a gift for yourself, partner, or for a friend, to take home and enjoy. Learn how to properly bling a tumbler and customize it to your unique style. Taught by bling master Lynn Woods of Back to the South Bling, this event is certain to make you sparkle and shine. All supplies will be provided, so all you have to do is show up.
Location: 312 W Chatham Street, Suite 202, Cary, NC 27511
Tickets are $55.00. You can learn more by visiting https://backtothesouthbling.com/ for details!
Get Jazzy with “Romance in the Air”
February 12th at 2:00 pm & 4:30 pm
Presented by the North Carolina Master Chorale, check this event out to enjoy your favorite hits from singers like Cher, Adele, Etta James, Gaga, and so many more. Pop and jazz will be in full effect from the moment this event starts. Selections will be performed by the 16-voice chamber choir accompanied by pianist Susan McClaskey Lohr. Located in Downtown Raleigh at the Transfer Co. Food Hall, this night is a guaranteed hit no matter who you go with.
Location: 500 E Davie St, Downtown Raleigh, NC 27601
There are senior, military, student, and group discounts available for this event!
Tickets are $25. Get your virtual tickets here today.
Smooth Tunes and Great Food
February 12th at 6:00pm
Valentine Dinner & Show, “Smooth Tunes Featuring Tom Langdon & Phil Franklin”
If you like the idea of a classy Valentine’s dinner, pair it with a show and head to Lorraine’s Coffee House for killer entertainment. You’ll get a full-course dinner and a musical show. Appetizers include a delicious shrimp cocktail and salad. For your main course, choose between a hot ribeye steak or chicken paired with dinner rolls and a baked potato. For dessert, enjoy a themed Valentine’s cake and adorable chocolate covered strawberries. How romantic! In between courses, enjoy sweet treats from the candy table or sip on a frozen strawberry cream specialty drink.
Location: Lorraine’s Coffee House & Music
101 Timber Point Lane, Garner, NC
Tickets are $40 per person. Get your tickets ahead of time here!