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10 unique ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Winston-Salem

Here are festive events that welcome love of all kinds.

Two champagne glasses with a bucket in the background. Chocolate-covered strawberries on a white plate, roses, a card, and a print are blurred in the background.

Champagne and chocolates are just one way to celebrate.

Photo courtesy of The Graylyn Estate

Cupid’s arrow has landed on the Twin City. We only have eyes for events that are fun and festive for everyone. Grab your partner, friends, or head out solo to experience love the Winston-Salem way.

Rhythm of love

“Name That Love Song” Bingo | Wednesday, Feb. 7 | 6:30 p.m. | Butcher and Bull’s first musical bingo event focused on all your favorite love songs will have you singing along. You can earn prizes if you’re the first to fill up your card. Entry is free — specialty cocktails will be available for purchase.

Singles Dance Party | Friday, Feb. 9 | 7-9 p.m. | It doesn’t take two to Tango at this event designed for singles. Show off your smooth moves at Real World Ballroom. Tickets are $15 each.

Big Band Brunch | Sunday, Feb. 11 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Reserve a table for up to eight guests and enjoy a full brunch buffet at the Millennium Center while Camel City Jazz Orchestra performs. Tickets are $60 per person and must be purchased by Thursday, Feb. 8 at 12 p.m.

Couples Karaoke | Wednesday, Feb. 14 | 9:30 p.m. to close | Serenade your sweetheart or perform a love ballad as a duet at The Wrong Number. Entry is free — cocktails will be available for purchase.

Sweet memories

Galentine’s Tea Party | Sunday, Feb. 18 | 2-4 p.m. | Dress up in your favorite vintage costume for a tea party full of friends at Pink Moon Cafe. Sip on a variety of teas and enjoy sweet treats. Tickets are $35 and include food and drink.

Blue walls with wooden floors and a chandelier. White column on left frame, with two dark tables with white chairs. A crescent covered in flowers is in the background.

Picture yourself here in period clothing.

Photo by WStoday

Fatal Attractions: A Valentine’s Murder Mystery Show | Wednesday, Feb. 14 | 7 p.m.-9 p.m. | Add a touch of suspense to your relationship. You’ll be tasked with solving a mystery in the heart of Blissboro (aka Joymongers Barrel Hall). Tickets are $30 per person.

Romantic Getaway at Graylyn Estate | Multiple dates | Check-in early and leave later during this overnight experience. Breakfast for two, fresh roses, and other perks are included. Rates start at $259.

Acting Lessons | Wednesday, Feb. 14 | 1-2:30 p.m. | Add a touch of drama to your relationship. Adults age 60+ can take the stage at the Generations Center for a free class. Registration is required.

Handmade from the heart

Galentine’s Floral Arrangement Workshop | Monday, Feb. 12 | 6 p.m. | Sophisticated Florals will teach you tips and tricks for designing your own floral masterpiece. Tickets are $115 each and include a personal charcuterie box, an adult beverage, dessert, and materials.

Make Art With Your Sweetheart | Wednesday, Feb. 14 | 5-9 p.m. | Whether you’re flying solo, with friends, or your sweetheart, you can make greeting cards, friendship bracelets, or decorate a heart-shaped box at Dabble Art Bar. The Matt Kendrick Trio will perform live jazz from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Entry is free with the purchase of an activity ($12-$18).

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