14 Valentine’s Day Must-Do’s Across Rhody

Whether you’re staying in or going out, here’s 14 ways to spend the 14th

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Haven’t booked those Valentine’s Day reservations yet? There’s still time to make the weekend romantic, whether you’re up for a daytime outing, fancy dinner, or getting cozy at home. Try these COVID-friendly specials and events with your special someone, or go solo!

 

Sweet Treats

Stay home and savor a catered brunch by Easy Entertaining Inc., with a variety of options, from Family Brunch Boxes with strata and cinnamon buns to “Brunch in Bed” Nosh Boxes for couples and even an at-home spa kit. Order by February 9 for February 13 pickup or delivery. 166 Valley Street, Building 10, Providence

What’s Valentine’s Day without festive sugar cookies? Ivy and Lace is offering special themed box sets to surprise your partner with punny sugar cookies to let them know “There's GNOME one like you”. Order February 9 for curbside pickup. 546 Putnam Pike B, Greenville

The Industrious Spirit Company is teaming up with Sin Bakery for both savory and sweet cookies that incorporate their Ornamental Gin. Watch for the release, with cocktail pairings, February 12, and swing by ISCO on the big day for a pop-up Pretzels by Primrose. 1 Sims Avenue #103, Providence

 

Shop ‘Til You Drop

A walk down Westminster is always romantic, especially with a stop in Craftland, which is decked in paper hearts and all things pink and red for the season. Shop clever cards for your sweetheart or pick up a last-minute gift or two. 212 Westminster St, Providence

For the Valentine who has everything, find unique glassware from The Glass Station, featuring some love-themed pieces for the special day, from a set of Lovin’ Cups and Pitcher to love bird statuettes and heart pendants. 446 Main Street, Wakefield

Shop fresh, healthy foods for an at-home dinner this year at Tiverton's Valentine’s Pop-Up Market on February 13. Along with artisan and handmade gifts for your Valentine, hear live music by MEL and snap a selfie at their decorative photo wall. 43 Muse Way, Tiverton

 

Self Love

Immerse yourself in traditional Irish music by Áine Minogue broadcasted by BlackStone River Theatre on February 13 at 7pm. This Celtic harpist and singer will perform spiritual music honoring Valentine’s Day and pagan goddess Saint Brigid. 

Show your furry friend some love with a frolic in the park. Go on a Valentine's Day Large Breed Pack Walk at Colt State Park and mingle with other dog parents. Show up 15 minutes early to allow time for you and your pup to get acquainted with the others. Route 114, Bristol

Spend February 14 in Lil Rhody’s great outdoors. Cupid’s 12 Roses of Valentine's Day Run Challenge is a 12-mile walk/run and the perfect opportunity to compete against your sweetheart or break a personal record. Choose your location and submit your results to earn medals.

Whether you’re looking to learn something about a new relationship or practice some self love, Jamie from Arrow Tarot will be at Saltitude giving Valentine's Tarot Readings on February 14. Choose from one of three tarot spreads, or go off script and create your own. 204 Front Street, Lincoln

 

Date Night

Smell the roses with Basta for their 7th Annual Night of 1,000 Roses on Valentine’s Day. If you’re staying in, Basta offers day-of pickup that includes beef tenderloin with bordelaise, multiple sides and salads, a special dessert platter, and surprise romantic gifts. 2195 Broad Street, Cranston

Set the mood at Greenwich Odeum with a three-hour reservation, available February 12-14, complete with a screening of your choice, a romantic atmosphere, and marquee message. The date-night rental includes a bottle of wine, bouquet of roses, and a box of chocolates. 59 Main Street, East Greenwich

Enjoy a night out at Mill’s Tavern February 12-14 with Valentine-themed drinks like Broken Heart Martini and Love Potion Punch before digging into a three-course meal and decadent desserts. Takeout options available, too. 101 N Main Street, Providence

For all you seafood lovers out there, The Rathskeller is offering a three-course meal including an entree, side, and veggie options, on February 13. 489A Old Coach Road, Charlestown

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