If you are part of a couple- there is a certain expectation that comes on February 14th- Valentine’s Day. Whether or not we’ll admit it, we all like to feel appreciated by our loved one on that day. It doesn’t have to be traditional, flowers and chocolates aren’t the only way to celebrate, here are a few ideas for you to share the love on Valentine’s weekend in the Dayton region.
Send a Signing Valentine– Nothing says ‘ I love you’ like a song from a Barbershop Quartet. It’s a valentine they’ll never forget!
Package includes two songs, a card, a rose, and a small box of candy. February 13th – 15th, 2014. Orders are accepted through Feb 14th. $40
The Adventure Summit
This FREE 2 day event features inspiring presentations about cycling, outdoor skills, culture and experiences, featuring world class adventurer Dave Cornthwaite. Visitors can get active in bouldering and triathlon competitions, as well as paddlesports and fitness programs.
Full Moon Hike
Join the Glen Helen Ranger for an excursion beneath the Snow Moon. This moderately intense hike departs from our Yellow Springs parking lot at State Route 343, 8-9pm
Valentines Under The Stars
Enjoy a romantic evening under the stars of the Caryl D. Philips Space Theater, where the latest in digital planetarium technology will accompany great love songs and state of the art special effects. Each couple receives and a beautiful flower. $25/couple for each show, age 18 and older.
Dinner & A Show
For $75.00 per couple, you will enjoy the musical see the hit musical ‘I love you, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ performed by Playhouse South a communitytheater and have a three course meal. Cash bar available, Feb 14 & Feb 15 at Holiday Inn Express Dayton South.
Couples, Comedy & Cupcakes
The evening includes a cupcake reception from 7:30–8:30 followed by a 8:30–10 p.m. showtime with Anthony Griffin. He presents a unique outlook on life with non-offensive humor coupled with the ability to bring his characters to life. See Anthony on The Tonight Show, HBO and Comedy Central. Or better yet, see him LIVE at SouthBrook!. Cost is $10 per ticket if registered Feb. 13 or before. On Feb. 14, tickets will be $15 online or at the door
Couples Spa Package
Share a day of pampering that can include 60 minute massages, facials, manicures, pedicures and a spa lunch at either the Downtown or Centerville Square One Salon & Spa.
Skate with Your Sweetheart
Head to RiverScape MetroPark during Valentine’s weekend! During regular Ice Rink Hours from Friday, February 14, through Sunday, February 16, you can purchase the ‘Sweetheart Deal’ and get two rink admissions with skate rental, plus two cups of hot chocolate and a Parker the Penguin plush for only $22!
Annual Women’s Valentines Dance
The Biggest Lesbian Party of The Year! It will be held at the Dayton Women’s Club, 225 N. Ludlow Street, Dayton. Great music and raffle prizes, cost $15.00 or $10.00 for LBGT center members. All tickets sold in cash at the door.
Old School R & B
Their performances transport audiences tothe 60s and 70s, serving up songs made well-known by the Temptations, the Stylistics, and the Delfonics. Combined with their backup band, the Touchups, they have opened for such performers as the Whispers, the Manhattans, and the Floaters. Sun, Feb 16th 7pm at Gilly’s
Train Ride & Dinner
Departing Friday and Saturday on Valentine’s weekend, take a nostalgic train ride from historic Lebanon to the Brazenhead Irish Pub in Mason. Once you arrive, you and your sweetie can take pleasure in an Irish ambiance with excellent service and a delicious all you can eat buffet. Be adventurous by trying one of Brazenhead’s 30 rotating draft beers, including a great selection of Irish beers! After a night of fun at the Pub, you can reboard the train for a relaxing ride back to Lebanon.
Dayton is for Lovers – A Valentine’s Day Dance
his Valentine’s Day, spend a romantic evening dancing the night away to some funk, reggae and rock ‘n’ roll rhythms featuring music from Jah Soul, Lost on Iddings and DJ Jay Madewell at the ‘Old’ Yellow Cab Building. BYOB.
Traditional Gifts with an Extra Benefit
Stop in Winans Dayton this week and pick up some chocolate covered strawberries. Mention Artemis Center and they will donate 20% of your purchase to support Artemis.
For even more ideas on how to share your love this Valentines weekend check the DMM Calendar!