Valentine’s Day is coming up soon! The weather may be cold, but love is in the air in Chatham County.
As you probably know, a successful Valentine’s weekend needs some solid planning, so start today. Below are five events that can help get the romantic ideas flowing!
1. Valentine’s Day Dinner at the Pittsboro Roadhouse
Celebrate the love in your life during Valentine’s Day Weekend at the Pittsboro Roadhouse. As the restaurant is offering a special Valentine’s meal from Thursday to Sunday, you’ll have ample opportunity to enjoy one another’s company over a fine meal. The price covers one shared appetizer, two entrees, one shared dessert and a glass of champagne each.
With delicious dishes such as bacon-wrapped brussel sprouts, barbecue chicken with kale sprouts and mashed potatoes, Tahitian Vanilla Crème Brulee and Flourless Chocolate Cake, this is not something you’ll want to miss! Visit the event page for a full menu here.
Where: The Pittsboro Roadhouse, 39 West Street, Pittsboro, NC 27312
When: 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, February 11, through Sunday, February 14
Price: 2 for $75 (before tax and gratuity)
RSVP: No reservations are necessary, but if you’d like to make one please call 919-542-2432 or make Reservations Online.
2. FVRC Valentine’s Benefit Dance featuring The Magnificents Band
Dust off your dancing shoes and join Family Violence & Rape Crisis Services for an evening of friends, delicious food, drinks, and live music, all while knowing you’re donating to a good cause. FVRC provides services to battered women and sexual assault victims in Chatham County, North Carolina and serves on average 800 victims per year.
Dancing music will be performed by The Magnificents Band, a group of talented musicians from Burlington, NC. A Silent Auction will also be held.
Where: The Bold Building, 50101 Governors Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
When: 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Saturday, February 6
Price: Tickets are $25 in advance through Feb. 1 (or $30 after) per person.
RSVP: Purchase tickets online, by phone or email at 919-542-5445 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Dine at the Fearrington House Restaurant
While there is no formal Valentine’s Day event at Fearrington, the intimate dining rooms within the white-columned Fearrington House will still make a perfect opportunity to enjoy the company of your loved one.
Executive Chef Colin Bedford and team’s commitment to exceptional farm-to-fork cuisine is highlighted through partnerships with local farms, including Duckwood Farms and Heritage Farms, and dishes that celebrate North Carolina’s four distinct seasons. The menu is complimented by an extensive wine list curated by Wine Director Maximilian Kast.
Where: The Fearrington House Restaurant, 2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312
When: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday, February 10 through Saturday, February 13; 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday, February 14
Price: Depends, as there is no set menu
RSVP: Be sure you make a reservation in advance online.
4. Valentine’s Dinner at 458 West B&B
There’s nothing run-of-the-mill about anything at 458 West, including your accommodations. Curious surprises, beautiful vignettes, and inspired surroundings await you in our one-of-a-kind eclectic rooms designed to suit your fancy and meet your needs. Spend an evening with your loved one at this elegant location, enjoying a four-course meal of shrimp with wasabi mayo, tomato bisque, beef wellington with green peppercorn sauce, and a chocolate-pecan mousse tart. Wine and beer will also be available.
After dinner, stay the night and receive a 20 percent discount on your room.
(Want to really up your Valentine’s game? 458 West offers a package titled “Wine and Roses.” Enjoy a bottle of wine and the beauty of a dozen roses in your room for $60!)
Where: 458 West B&B, 458 West St, Pittsboro, NC 27312
When: 6:30 p.m., Saturday, February 13
Price: $50/person (before tax and gratuity)
RSVP: Call 919-491-4229 for reservations. After dinner, stay the night and receive a 20% discount on your room.
5. Wine Tasting at Vino Wine Shop
Vino!! Wine Shop is a family owned business that has been a staple in Pittsboro for a long time. Vinoo!! is a rustic, homey location where you can purchase wine and specialty beer from all over the globe. Wines are high quality, unique, eminently drinkable yet affordable, that the owners have personally selected.
Each Friday, Vino!! hosts a wine tasting, and an evening of good wine shared with your loved one sounds quite romantic to me!
Where: Vino Wine Shop, 89 H89 Hillsboro St, Suite D Pittsboro, NC
When: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, February 12
RSVP: No RSVP needed; visit Vino!! online for more information.