Whether you celebrate Valentine's Day for friendship, love or romance, there are options throughout the Fredericksburg area. More information is available at each hyperlink.
Valentine's Day Beer and Wine Pairing Dinner, a five course six beer (or wine) 'Melody of Classics'. 6:30 p.m. $75 per person, plus tax and 18 percent gratuity. Reservations at 540-371-7799.
Send a dozen Red Velvet cupcakes to your special someone. They will be delivered with your personal message in a special valentine box with a bow. Colonial Cupcakes delivers within 25 miles of Fredericksburg. $27
Vlezenbek Belgium based Neuhaus Chocolates released two new heart-shaped pralines chocolates for Valentine’s Day 2013: one in dark with Szechuan pepper and the other milk with passion fruit.
Classroom parties at 2:45 p.m.
Dinner and dancing Valentine's celebration 6 - 10 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16. $40 a person; $80 a couple. Complete details at the website. RSVP by Feb. 13.
The National Honor Society (NHS) is holding its annual Valentine’s Day Carnation Message sale. For $2 have a long-stemmed carnation and personal message hand-delivered anywhere in the city schools system on Valentine's Day. Carnation messages may be purchased from NHS members, the school librarians, Mrs. Linda Robinson or Mrs. Jewell Cunningham.
Cupid's Party Valentine's Dinner and show featuring NuCorp Band. 7 p.m. - midnight, Feb. 14. $15 to enter. Dinner packages $75 a couple. Make your reservation at 540-479-6000.
"Any session (maternity, family, engagement, pet, senior or couples) booked on Valentine's Day will be a two for one, two sessions for the price of one," Karen wrote on Facebook. "Both sessions may be used by the purchaser or given as a gift to a friend."
Lafayette Upper Elementary School
- Red Day Feb. 14 - Support school spirit by wearing red.
- Healthy Heart Day assemblies will be held at 8:45 a.m. for Grade 3, 9:45 a.m. for Grade 4, and 1:45 a.m. for Grade 5.
- Classroom celebrations will be held at 2:45 p.m.
The Chappell Great Lives Lecture Series presents Houdini by John Kasson. Kasson is the author of “Houdini, Tarzan, and the Perfect Man” and professor of history and American studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; George Washington Hall, Dodd Auditorium; 7:30 p.m., Feb. 14.; FREE.
The University of Mary Washington‘s Department of Theatre & Dance presents Harvey, a comedy by Mary Chase in duPont Hall's Klein Theatre; 8 p.m. Feb. 14 - 16 and Feb. 21 - 23; 2 p.m. Feb. 17 and 24; AfterWords post-performance discussion on Feb. 17; $18 general admission, $16 students and senior citizens.
Special wine, beer, chocolate and flower packages for Valentine's Day. Options and details are in the store's online newsletter.
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