Do something special for Valentine's Day (Feb. 14) this year. Need help deciding what?
Here is a look at things to do to celebrate that someone special around central Arkansas and even around the state:
Capriccio Grill in the Peabody Little Rock will offer a Valentine’s Day dinner that provides a four-course meal (featuring a choice of pistachio crusted Chilean seabass or surf and turf), a glass of champagne, valet parking and taxes and gratuity for $79. The special dinner offer can be used between Feb. 14, 15 and 16. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (501) 399-8000. There is also a special room package available Feb. today (Feb. 8) through Sunday, Feb. 17. Starting at $359 per night, guests will receive a deluxe room, dinner for two, champagne delivered to their room and breakfast for two the next morning. To reserve call (800) 732-2639.
Spend the most romantic evening of the year at Vieux Carre, 2712 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock, with a special a la carte chef’s menu and suggested wine pairings from 6 - 10 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 14). Reservations are strongly suggested. Call (501) 663-1196.
In the northwest Arkansas area? Enjoy a special Valentine’s Day dinner for two at Eleven, the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art's top-notch in-house restaurant. Listen to live acoustic music while you explore the Museum’s Colonial and Early Nineteenth-Century Art Gallery, then sit down to a delicious four-course surf & turf meal featuring beef, scallops, and lobster claw, artfully concocted by Eleven’s Executive Chef Jacob Harr. Indulge in an optional wine flight pairing, and wrap up the evening with a decadent chocolate dessert. Seatings are at 6 and 8 p.m. Reservations are required. Click here for more information.
A Singing Valentine delivered by a barbershop quartet can be delivered, along with a red rose, a personalized card and a keepsake photo from 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, or Tuesday, Feb. 14, for $50. To order or for more information call (501) 791-7464) or click here.
Live at Laman at the William F. Laman Library, 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock, featuring Wine & Roses is is slated for 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14. The public will be able to enjoy a Valentine's Day concert with the smooth and jazzy house band of the Peabody Little Rock, Wine & Roses. Call (501) 771-1995 x105 for more information about the event.
New and traditional love songs will be performed at 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Feb. 16 and 17 during Cupid in the Caverns at Blanchard Springs Caverns in Mountain View. Tickets are $20 each and are available at the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce office. For more information click here or call (870) 269-8068.
Stop on by the The Green Corner Store & Soda Fountain this week or at the beginning of next week, and inscribe a Valentine heart to your sweetie, mom, friend or coworker and place it in the mailbox on the counter top in the store. Construction paper hearts and markers are provided. On Wednesday, Feb. 13, your "heart" will be in our window for the world to see! The best valentine to Little Rock will win a prize! Live far away but love someone in the neighborhood? Send the store a private message and the staff will inscribe it for you.
Hear tunes from your favorite films at Arkansas Symphony Orchestra's "Night at the Movies" at 8 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 9) and 3 p.m Sunday (Feb. 10). Hear selections from motion pictures like The Wizard of Oz, West Side Story, Titanic, Romeo and Juliet, Pink Panther and much more. Prices range from $18 - $58. Order tickets here.