Valentine’s Day is an enchanting day full of love and desire. Fall for our most wonderful ways you can show your love
1. Pairing Wine
Sample pairings of divine wine and palate pleasing hor d’oeuvres and watch shooting stars with your sweetheart in Downtown Dublin. Young Professionals of Dublin-Laurens County’s wine pairing is at 6 PM on Thursday, February 7th at Stone Horse Tavern located at 110 West Jackson Street. $50 for nonmembers and $40 for members.
2. Dance Moves
Slow dance to your favorite song with your little Valentine during the 13th Annual Dublin-Laurens Habitat For Humanity. Daddy Daughter Dance on Friday, February 9th at 6:30 PM at the Dubose Porter Center. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at Classic Florist, The Olive Branch, and Tanners Service Center.
3. Ignite The Fire
Light the candles and awe your Valentine with a romantic Sweetheart Dinner for Two
4. B-9 or Be Mine
5. Giving Hearts
Tell her how beautiful she looks with her new stylish outfit from Blush’s array of boutique dresses, jewelry, accessories, and shoes will color your wardrobe happy plus Blush is giving 25% of all sales for a cause, Giving Hearts for Hardy, Thursday, February 14th through Saturday, February 16th.
6. Back Seat
Take a trip to Hugh Gillis Fishing Area and experience this breathtaking spot that offers picnic tables, a fishing pier, and a concrete boat ramp. While you’re there cuddle up with your sweetie in the back seat or sit on the pier and star gaze like
7. Tea Time
8. Reenact Your First Date
Pretend you’re going on a first date — show up at the door with flowers and chauffeur your Valentine to Ristorante da Maria open Friday and Saturdays at 7 PM offering a 5-course freshly prepared Italian meal on the countryside. Extend your stay with a night at Dublin Farm Bed and Breakfast where Maria serves a delicious breakfast of your choice in the dining area or on your very own patio.
9. Holding Hands
Hold hands, and walk in downtown Dublin and see all the sparkly lights. While you’re there buy her something pretty from Mint Boutique that
offers a relaxed mix of styles with the perfect blend of edge and femininity.
10. Romantic Dinner
Light the grill, put on some tunes and turn the lights down low for a romantic dinner in
cut ribeyes, filets, or loins for tender, mouthwatering flavor. You can also pick up some homemade sides that’ll knock your socks off.
Pack your bow and arrow and play like Cupid at Riverbend Wildlife Management Area located just 0.2 miles off I-16 on Exit 58, experience a breath of fresh air while hiking, birding, hunting, fishing and primitive camping where you can have a picnic under the sunset or hunt now until February 28th from sun up until sundown.
Cheer your wee Valentines on as they express their Irish spirit during St. Patricks Baby Erin Go Bragh Contest held on Saturday, February 23rd at Dublin High School Auditorium at 10 AM. Open to ages newborn to two for $40 per contestant. Deadline for applications is Monday, February 11th.
14. Lovely Ladies
Shine during the St. Patrick’s Miss Emerald City Beauty Pageant on Saturday, February 23rd at 2 PM at Dublin High School Auditorium. Open to ages 3-19 and $40 per contestant. Deadline for entries is Monday, February 11th.
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