Fancy V-Day dinners not your thing? If your plans don’t include sitting at a table for two to three hours, here are some options for you.
Let Elise Testone serenade you this Valentine’s Day at her Whole Lotta Love concert at the Charleston Music Hall.
Bring your best jilted lover story to the Cocktail Club’s Jilted Lovers party. Then drown your sorrows with one of their fancy cocktails,
Attend the special guided Camellia Walks tour at Middleton Place or Magnolia Plantation for a romantic stroll throughout the original gardens as well as the “new” camellia flower garden of the 1950s.
For a cool (and sweet) gift idea, send a picture to Tasty Image in Mt. Pleasant — they’ll print it on chocolate.
See what beer and chocolate can do for each other at the Westbrook Brewing-Christophe Artisan Chocolatier Beer and Chocolate Tasting.
Celebrate a greater love at the One Billion Rising march against violence against women.
Taste some wine with your sweetie or with a friend, or even all by your lonesome, at Avondale Wine and Cheese’s Valentine’s Day Tasting.
Give yourself a good cry at the Charleston Acting Studio’s opening of Steel Magnolias, or at Footlight’s Our Town.
Take a snuggly carriage ride with the Old Towne Carriage Company.
Nothing says love like poetry, so hear some College of Charleston poets perform at the Halsey’s Tongues Aflame poetry series.
And if you’re just not feeling the love this year, you might enjoy Mellow Mushroom’s F-Cupid Party, which is going zombie style this year. Or head to the Shelter for their Un-Valentine’s Day party with singer/guitarist Jim Algar.
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