Homey, Happy Valentine’s Day

If you are still looking for a way to make this Valentine’s Day special, in a safe way, look no further. Celebrating those you love does not have to mean emptying your wallet on fine dining or dozens of roses. Share your love and resources with local businesses this Valentine’s Day, you still have time to make plans! Transform your home into a celebration of thankfulness and love, make a new tradition and enjoy time with the ones you love.

Mike Farris in Concert:

L is for the way you look at me… We all have songs that enhance an emotion or an experience, this Valentine’s Day should be no different. Dim the lights, serve up your favorite pasta dish and tune in for some Mike Farris in Concert. Grammy winner Mike Farris was the founder and lead singer for the Screamin’ Cheetah Wheelies, but has been touring and performing as a solo act since 2001. 

On February, 14, the Chatham County Council on Aging will host a virtual concert experience, sponsored by Transitions LifeCare. Streaming live from 4-5:30 p.m., ticket holders can access the show via Zoom. Access information will be provided upon ticket reservation. Though tickets are free, donations are welcomed and accepted. All proceeds will benefit the programs and services of the Chatham County Council on Aging. Make your reservation today

The Plant:

As you are listening to Mike Farris strum the night away, get all dolled up for dinner with Chatham Cider Works and The Plant. Valentine’s Dinner at The Plant will take place from 4:30-7 p.m., rain or shine. With outdoor and indoor seating options, reservations are scheduled to allow for safe social distancing. A ticket cost is $100 and includes:

  • An appetizer to share: local cheeses and bread 
  • Cocktails to toast: Two of Hearts cocktail from Fair Game Beverage Company
  • A bottle of cider to pop: Oh Honey Crisp from Chatham Cider Works
  • Chef’s choice Valentine’s special: Vegetarian entrée from Copeland Springs
  • Coffee and a sweet to share with your sweetie: Local fudge and espresso from Fair Game Beverage Company and Metal Brixx Cafe 

Schedule your reservation for a night of local deliciousness! 

Mead and Chocolate:

The most dynamic duo of Valentine’s Day is back in action at Starrlight Mead! From Friday, February 12 to Sunday, February 14 from 12-5 p.m., devour this special offering for Valentine’s weekend. For the couples, the Galentines in your life, your friends, this special is for them all. The cost is $7 for six samples of mead paired with three delectable chocolates. Find your favorite pairing and purchase a bottle for later. Learn more

Writers Morning Out:

February 13 is the day before Valentine’s Day, meaning you have 24 hours to create something special for your loved one. Take a different approach this year, write something meaningful. Writers Morning Out is part of the North Carolina Writers Network, which provides education and discussion around the art of writing as well as resources and opportunities for local writers to achieve recognition for their work. 

These are free gatherings for writers of any and all genres, beginning at 1 p.m. at the Greek Kouzina in Pittsboro. Stop by a few minutes early for some lunch and conversation. Start brainstorming a topic to share with your loved one! Learn more!