Love is in the air! Mountain Maryland air that is. Looking for a roundup of Allegany County, Maryland’s, Valentine’s Day dinners, activities, and promotions? We are in love with this list of Valentine’s Day themed events and promotions.
SHARE YOUR LOVE ART EVENT
February 1 – 24, 2018
A benefit for the Allegany County Animal Shelter, the Share Your Love Art Event features art by local artists, unique furniture items and other oddities, all sold by silent auction or “Buy It Today” special pricing, at Sadie’s. Special February gallery dates and hours apply. LEARN MORE.
2ND ANNUAL WINE & CHOCOLATE TASTING
February 9, 2018 – 6:30 PM
Join Ristorante Ottaviani for their second annual Wine and Chocolate pairing. Tastings start at 6:30 pm. Live music provided by Shelby Herbert starting at 7 pm. The cost of the event is $25 per person. LEARN MORE.
BEER AND ROSES PARTY
February 10, 2018 – 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Roses are red, violets are blue, romance is great and 1812 beer is, too! Join 1812 Brewery in celebrating romance. Enjoy the music of Shelby Herbert and the deliciousness of food from Good Carma Catering. Sample 1812’s own Cupid’s Curse created just for FeBREWary. Ladies receive a free rose. LEARN MORE.
TOASTED GOAT VALENTINE’S DAY PAINT NIGHT
February 11, 2018 – 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Valentine’s Day special for two! Enjoy one bottle of wine from the Toasted Goat, one box of chocolate’s from Frostburg’s Made In Allegany County, McFarland Candies, and two wine glasses for a paint night. Cost is $45 per couple. LEARN MORE.
VALENTINE POETRY READING
February 13, 2018 – 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Spread the love by attending the Annual Valentine Poetry Reading at the Allegany Arts Council. Everyone is welcomed to read a favorite love poem (or two) of their own or by another author. Light refreshments will be provided. This event is free and open to the public. LEARN MORE.
VALENTINE’S DAY EXCURSION
February 14, 2018 – 5:30 PM
Enjoy dinner while overlooking the Potomac River in one of Western Maryland Scenic Railroad’s heritage dining cars. The dinner will be on a stationary train and will include a four-course meal ranging from Filet Mignon to Honey Glazed Salmon with a complimentary bottle of wine for the two of you (1 per reservation), as well as an appetizer, salad, and dessert. Boarding begins at 5:30pm; train departs at 6:00pm. This excursion will return to Cumberland at 8:30pm. LEARN MORE.
THE DRAFT VALENTINE’S PAINT NIGHT
February 14, 2018 – 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Bring yourself or a date! At this Paint Night gathering, you can customize your painting to make a couple’s creation or a single painting. Canvas and paint supplies are included in $35 registration fee. LEARN MORE.
ARTS FOR SWEETHEARTS
January 30 – February 14, 2018
A Pop-up shop for Valentines in the Allegany Arts Council’s Schwab Gallery. Surprise your sweetheart with gifts made by local artists and artisans. LEARN MORE.
VALENTINE’S PAINT NIGHT FOR COUPLES
February 14, 2018 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Mr. Toad’s Pottery in Cumberland, Maryland, is hosting a Valentine’s Day paint night for couples and friend groups looking for a fun way to spend the evening! Reservations are required and you must be 21+ years of age to attend. LEARN MORE.
WE’RE BACK, BABY! A TRIBUTE TO FRANK & DEAN
February 17, 2018 – 9:00 PM
World-class vocalist, Bob Hoose is Frank Sinatra and International tribute artist, Art Poco is Dean Martin, perform live at Rocky Gap Casino Resort. Individually, each of these talented headliners is capable of wowing the crowd on his own but put them together and you have an unforgettable powerhouse of a show! Paying tribute to two of the most popular entertainers in history means giving a performance that would be appreciated not only by first-time viewers but more importantly, by those fans who have loved the originals. Backed by a live band or custom pre-recorded tracks, all the great hit songs keep coming. The comedy is a mix of new material with a sprinkling of classic bits and a healthy dose of ad-libs, making every show fresh and unique. Tickets are $20 per person. LEARN MORE.
LOVE LETTERS PRESENTED BY THE CUMBERLAND THEATRE
February 17, 2018 – 8:00 PM
February 18, 2018 – 2:00 PM
The piece is comprised of letters exchanged over a lifetime between two people who grew up together, went their separate ways, but continued to share confidences. As the actors read the letters aloud, what is created is an evocative, touching, frequently funny but always telling a pair of character studies in which what is implied is as revealing and meaningful as what is actually written down. LEARN MORE.