Roses are red, violets are blue, if you don’t have Valentine’s Day plans yet, that’s something you should do.
There are plenty of fun and romantic options if you’re still looking to celebrate. Here’s a list of some of the things to do and places to go around Williamsburg for Valentine’s Day:
Valentine's Dinner and Dance: Enjoy live music from the jazz band Good Shot Judy and a dinner buffet at the DoubleTree in Williamsburg. 5-11 p.m. Feb. 14 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Williamsburg, 50 Kingsmill Road. Tickets are $85 for individuals; $150 for couples. Can be purchased through the DoubleTree’s Facebook page.
Valentines Day at the Cozy Patio Bistro: Enjoy a special three-course meal along with a glass of champagne for two days only. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 14-15 at the Cozy Bistro, 3032 Richmond Road. $60 per couple.
Valentine’s Day at Habana: Start off your Valentine’s Day night with a series of live jazz performances and a glass of Spanish wine. Don’t want to leave? No problem. After all that jazz, Mr. Dj Ross will play music from 9:30 p.m. until closing. 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Feb. 14 at Habana Hemmingway Cafe, 264 McClaws Circle. $10 per person.
J.M. Randall's Enterprises Pretty in Pink Sweetheart Gala: With a champagne fountain, dinner, dancing and raffle, this party is the perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. In addition to all the fun you’ll have, a portion of the proceeds will go to the breast cancer charity Here for the Girls. 6:30-11:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at DoubleTree by Hilton Williamsburg, 50 Kingsmill Road. Tickets $79 for a single; $149 for couples; tickets can be purchased at eventbrite.comor jmrandallsenterprises.com.
Valentines Day and Anti-Valentines Day Dinner: This duo dinner event at the Hounds Tale will have drink, dessert and food specials for the single, taken and those saying “At least my dog loves me.” Feb. 14 at the Hounds Tale, 515 Prince George St.
Café Provençal at Williamsburg Winery: The restaurant has a special six-course dinner in honor of the holiday from 5:30-9 p.m. Feb. 14-16. $120 per person; Wine Club Member $110 per person.
Bitter Valentine Tasting: Aleworks will hold a very bitter Valentine’s Day beer tasting perfect for those without a sweetheart. 5-7 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Wine Seller in Williamsburg, 4680 Monticello Ave.
Gal-entine’s Wine Glass Painting Party: Spend the evening decorating two wine glasses with your best friend or the whole squad. All supplies provided. 6-8 p.m. Feb. 12 at Artfully Yours, 1303 Jamestown Road. $25 for one person and $40 for two; Register at squareup.com/store/artfully-yours-4/.
Beer My Valentine: Create your own mini succulent garden with step-by-step instructions for a fun night out. All supplies are provided for this one and a half hour event. 7-9 p.m. Feb.14 at the Virginia Beer Company, 401 2nd St. Ages 21 and older; $47 per person; Purchase tickets at plantnite.com.
Couple’s Canvas: Sign up with your significant other to paint two canvases that can be hung side by side or stand alone. 6-8 p.m. Feb. 15 at Artfully Yours, 1303 Jamestown Road. $40 per couple; sign up at squareup.com/store/artfully-yours-4/.
Go see a show
Cabin Fever Concert Series: Join the Mullins Sisters at the Yorktown Freight Shed for a night of country music and fun. 7-8:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at Yorktown Freight Shed, 331 Water St. Free.
“Enchanted April”: Join the Williamsburg Players for their production of "Enchanted April,” the story of four women who find themselves on a trip to Italy. Performances are 8 p.m. Feb. 14, 15, 16; and 2 p.m. Feb. 16, James-York Playhouse, 200 Hubbard Lane. Tickets are $20 for adults; $12 for students and children. Buy tickets at williamsburgplayers.org or by calling the box office at 229-0431.
“Pericles, Prince of Tyre”: Shakespeare in the Dark presents “Prince of Tyre” for three days only. This play is a lesser-known tragic comedy by Shakespeare about Pericles’ search to find a wife. The performance is at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14-18 in the Commonwealth Auditorium of the Sadler Center, 200 Stadium Drive. Tickets are $6.
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