Believe it or not, Valentine’s Day is this Sunday. Here are some last-minute gift ideas and scroll down for a few COVID-compliant events happening right here in Nashville.
Take-Home Afternoon Tea Box from Thistle Farms
Support Thistle Farms with a take-home tea box. The boxes are adorable with “single-serve assortments of sweets, savories, tea accoutrements, and loose-leaf tea sourced from global women’s organizations.” Boxes are $35 but add ons are available if you’re looking to really spoil someone. Pickups are available Monday through Saturday from 11 AM to 3 PM and they must be made 24 hours in advance. Place your order here.
Red Velvet Love Bars
If your Valentine has a sweet tooth, visit Gigi’s Cupcakes and pick them up some Red Velvet Love Bars. They were created by celebrity chef, Jason Smith, and they’re “blissful bars baked and layered with a red velvet cookie cake base, topped with a smooth sweet cream cheese batter.” The Valentine’s Day menu will also include Wedding Cake, Midnight Magic, Strawberry Shortcake, Scarlett’s Red Velvet, Chocolate Peanut Buddy, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Nilla Amore, V-Day Confetti, Turtle, Double Stuff, White Midnight Magic, Gluten-Friendly Strawberry Shortcake, Gluten-Friendly Wedding and the Gluten-Friendly Torte Cupcakes. Order yours here.
Support Cheekwood and get a Valentine’s Day gift that your partner can enjoy all year long. A membership includes unlimited free general admission and parking but there are many more perks than that. Find the package that suits you here and remember — a Cheekwood membership is tax-deductible. ‘
Galentine’s Day Drag Brunch
Gray & Dudley is hosting a Galentine’s Brunch on Feb. 13! To celebrate all the love to come in 2021, guests can enjoy a 3-course brunch, featuring performances by local drag queens, as well as boozy ‘Cocktails For a Cause’ from Cathead Distillery. In addition to a glass of welcome bubbles, Gray & Dudley will be serving up their signature ‘Daisy’ cocktail, featuring Cathead Honeysuckle Vodka. All proceeds from Cathead’s Daisy cocktail will benefit the Just Us program at the Oasis Center, which provides LGBTQ+ youth across Middle TN with a liberating space where they can be authentic and celebrate the fluidity of identity. Tickets ($45 pp) can be purchased online for two seating options: 10:15 AM –12:30 PM or 1:15 PM –3:30 PM Please note that reservations will be limited, and all guests and performers are required to wear masks upon entry.
Staycation at Hermitage Hotel
Stay in this Valentine’s Day with a room special from the Hermitage Hotel. According to an email, “This offer includes a beautifully appointed Deluxe Guest Room or Suite accompanied by sparkling wine & chocolate-covered strawberries upon arrival, breakfast for two in the Veranda or In-Room dining, complimentary valet parking and rose petal turndown service. Rates start at $349.00 per night.” Book the Love is in the Air package through their website.
Valentine’s Day Dinner at Hidden Bar
Hidden Bar will serve a special Valentine’s Day menu — a five-course dinner with surprise amuse and intermezzo from Chef Troy. It’s $75 a person and includes “decadent dishes like lobster with orange, fennel and chanterelle and beef tenderloin with pecans, blue cheese and sweet potato.” Guests can book a reservation here.
My Furry Valentine
Pet Community Center’s annual Valentine’s Day celebration is this Feb. 13. You can participate in My Furry Valentine by ordering the $100 package that includes a lot of goodies for you and your Valentine including an entree for two, several tasty side items, macarons, pet treats, essential oil and more. Order or donate yours here.
Zeppelin Lovers Package
Zeppelin has a Lovers Package available for the holiday this weekend. According to a social media post, it includes “a bottle of sparkling Rosé, a Lovers Potion Cocktail, a number of appetizers + sweet treats, a couples truth or dare game and a Zeppelin-branded tote bag.” It’s $138 for two people and limited quantities are available. Order yours and see more deatils here.
Graduate Nashville x White Limozeen Head Over High Heels Package
For those craving a romantic staycation or getaway, guests can book a room at Graduate Nashville using code HIGHHEELS to receive a $100 food and beverage credit, a guaranteed reservation at White Limozeen, sparkling wine and chocolate upon arrival and late check out at 2 PM. Get started here.
Dinner at Rock Bottom Brewery
Rock Bottom Brewery is offering a Valentine’s Day dinner for two that includes a starter, two entrees and a dessert for $25. According to an email, this offer is available for takeout and dine-in.
Virtual Love Birds Valentine’s Day Painting Class
Create your own artwork this Valentine’s Day with a live, virtual painting class from Dabble Studios. Purchase your kit for local pick up by the end of the day on Feb. 11 so you can create your own Love Birds picture. Book your class here.
Celebrate at White Limozeen
On Feb. 13, guests will be transported to the early 2000s with DJ Alanna Royale playing from 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Menu specials including cocktails from Reyka Vodka, Hendricks Gin and Fistful of Bourbon, as well as French-inspired confection boxes for 2 ($30 a box) made by Nashville pastry chef, @utterly_nash, will be available throughout the weekend. A photographer will also be on-site on Saturday and Sunday from 3 PM – 6 PM to snap pictures of guests on the much-Instagrammed White Limozeen day bed. Reservations are required and can be made HERE.
Meal for Two at Dickey’s
Guests can dine-in, drive-thru, order carry out or get Dickey’s Texas-style barbecue delivered to enjoy with their better half or best friend. As part of this special, each Dickey’s Two Meat Plate includes any combination of two slow-smoked meats and two wholesome sides, served with a warm, buttery roll. To order Dickey’s 2 for $24, stop by any participating location or order online or through the Dickey’s App.
Valentine’s Day Dinner
Logan’s Roadhouse is inviting guests to grab that special someone and celebrate Valentine’s Day the Roadhouse way. From Feb. 12-14, Logan’s is offering a delicious Valentine’s Day Feature Menu including an exclusive, premium entrée: 12-ounce Prime Rib, which is seasoned with Logan’s signature rub, slow-roasted for six hours and hand-carved to order. Available for dine-in, to-go and delivery via logansroadhouse.com at participating locations, guests can enjoy a selection of high-quality fan favorites, such as Made-From-Scratch Loaded Potato Skins, Mozzarella Sticks, 8-ounce Filet Mignon, Mesquite Wood-Grilled Salmon, 16-ounce Hand-Cut Ribeye and more, in addition to Prime Rib. They can complete the meal with sides including Bacon Mac N’ Cheese or Red Wine Sautéed Mushrooms, only available over Valentine’s Day weekend. All wines, beers and margaritas from Logan’s regular beverage menu will be available, or guests can sip on a pink and festive cocktail perfect for the holiday – Prickly Pear Margarita.
Sweet Deal at Fazoli’s
Fazoli’s is celebrating the season of love with the sweetest deal for couples. Starting Feb. 11 – Feb. 14, guests can enjoy two Baked Spaghettis, two small drinks and two cheesecakes for just $15.
Paint Your Own Pet
Join a P.Y.O.P. class at Bluestem Wellness on 17th Avenue South. According to an email from the artist, “Using an emailed pet photo, I sketch the pets onto their canvases in advance. During the two-hour class participants will be guided through the painting process. Guests will leave with a completed, fully customized portrait on canvas of their own pet!” The class is $60 and is capped at eight to allow for social distancing. Masks are also required. Find out more here.
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