Dinner in the Dark
• At San Chez Bistro
• Friday, February 14th at 7pm
• If you think dining by candlelight is romantic, you've got to try dining in the dark
• Heighten your senses of taste & smell by eating blindfolded
• They'll present one amazing dish after the other, all designed to enhance the romance for you & your valentine
• Menu won't be revealed until after the event
• $65, reserve in advance
• 38 West Fulton • Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Valentine's Day Cocktail Party
• At Downtown Market
• Friday, February 14th from 6pm-8pm
• Join for food, fun, & demonstrations
• Sip & savor while chef Molly Crist prepares 3 specialty cocktails & 6 small plates
• Learn how to prepare the dishes, & sample as you go
• To drink: Dark & Stormy,Raspberry Chocolate Kiss and Kir Royale.
• To eat: Goat Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms; Caramelized Onion Tart; Asparagus Parmesan Pastry Rolls; Lamb Meatballs w/ Pesto Cream Sauce; Brownie Hearts & Brownie Bites w/ Raspberries & Chambord Whip Cream; and Chocolate Covered Strawberries.
• $65 per person
• 435 Ionia Ave. SW, Grand Rapids, MI

"I Dig You, Valentine!"
• An alternative Valentine's Day Gift from Binder Park Zoo
• Valentine's Day Adoption Package: Adopt a Prairie Dog
• Part of their A.D.O.P.T. program (Animals Depend On People Too)
• Includes official A.D.O.P.T. Certificate, fact sheet, photo of the prairie dogs, a special "I Dig You!" Valentine's card, a plush prairie dog, and you Valentine's name displayed on the A.D.O.P.T. Honor Roll at the zoo
• Animal adoptions help ensure the health & well-being of the zoo animals
• $30 per adoption
• Visit their website to sign up:
• 7400 Division Dr, Battle Creek, MI 49014

Wine & Chocolate Tasting
• At Lawton Ridge Winery in Kalamazoo
• Saturday, February 15 at 12pm, 1:30pm, or 3pm
• Sample four Lawton Ridge Wines with four locally made chocolates
• Hosted by a Lawton Ridge winemaker
• Only $6 per person
• 8456 Stadium Drive Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Valentine's Weekend Special
• At Weathervane Terrace Inn and Suites in Charlevoix
• Valid from February 14-17
• A patio room for two nights for $199
• Two tickets to tour romantic Castle Farms
• Certificate for a free third night stay
• Free slot play at Odawa Casino
• Free appetizer at Stafford's Weathervane Restaurant
• Two drink cards to use in downtown Charlevoix
• Early check in & late check out
• 111 Pine River Lane, Charlevoix, Mi 49720

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