Are you racing to find that special someone a special something? Maybe you're a little nervous about impressing a new sweetie? We're here to help! So sit back, relax, have a glass of Hanover Winery's Cabernet Sauvignon, because no matter your budget, this Valentine's Day is going to be one that makes your honey and their heart smile.
For the Low-Key Lovelies
Bundle up and take a winter walk through Governor Bebb MetroPark. Wander hand in hand as you explore the reconstructed pioneer village or hike the wooded trails throughout the grounds. After you’ve worked up an appetite, Head over to Richard’s Pizza for a heart-shaped pizza, perfect for sharing with your sweetie. ($8-22 depending on size.)
For the Relaxed Romantics
Try out Hamilton's newest restaurant, Basil 1791, then take a drive out to Holiday Auto Theater to snuggle up for a drive-in movie. ($8.75/person *Only open Fridays and Saturdays in January and February)
For the Adventurous Admirer
If you’re a couple who likes to learn new things together, sign up for a cooking class at Jungle Jim’s Cooking School and take on new kitchen techniques together. Sign up for “The Tasting Room Dave’s Top 10” and try new wines along with perfectly paired cheeses. After class snag a couple of tickets to the Mandy Barnett performance “Always,” for a night sure to put love in the air with classic love songs at the Fitton Center for the Arts.
Photo: Facebook - Jungle Jim's Cooking School
The Splurging Sweethearts
If you and your someone special are looking for a weekend away, look no further than Sycamore Farms Country Inn Bed & Breakfast near Miami University. Spend a few nights in the quiet countryside as you relax in your historically-inspired suite, or sit down for a delicious home cooked meal prepared by Cheryl, the owner of Sycamore Farms Country Inn. Before you check in, make reservations at “You’re Fired,” a paint your own pottery studio located in Uptown Oxford, and explore your artistic side by painting your choice of pottery. “You’re Fired” is hosting a Valentine’s Day class for $39 or you can make reservations for Valentine’s Day weekend. ($8 studio charge + the piece you choose to paint)
Photo: Facebook - You're Fired! Oxford