Valentine's isn't all about having a date or having a mate. It is HEART day! And there are fun things to do for everyone around town. Each place is tied back to the facebook event so check there for more details and exact times. Have fun!


1) Ballantyne Village Pop Up Valentine’s Gift Market

Don't wait until the last minute to get a gift for your special someone! Join us Saturday, February 9 for our Valentine's Gift Market from 11 am to 4 pm. We'll be offering swag bags while supplies last! Shop from our local jewelry and gift vendors for a beautiful gift for your valentine! We hope to see you there.

*This event is rain or shine. If it rains, we will move indoors.

2) Three Dog Bakery Lake Norman - Smooch Your Pooch Kissing Booth Photos

Who's ready to smooch your pooch?!?! Come on out on Saturday, Feb. 9th from 11am-2pm, to have your pups photo taken in our kissing booth! Photos are free of charge with any donation to Lucky Labs Rescue!   Lucky Labs will have some awesome adoptable pups here for you to meet too!! Come on out to have some fun and support a great cause! Photos will be posted on Facebook after the event for download.

3) Decorate Cakes and Pops at SAS Cupcake Blakeney

Sat. Feb. 2nd - Join SAS Cupcakes as we teach kids how to frost their own Valentine's Day Cupcakes and Dip and Decorate their own Valentine's Day Cake Pops! Every Child will go home with 2 mini cupcakes and 2 cake pops that they beautifully decorated all their own!!

Just $13 per child. Space is limited. Call to reserve your spot TODAY! 704-295-1777

4) Sweatheart Dance Carolina Aviation Museum

Sat. Feb. 9th - Come out for dinner and a night of dancing. Purchase tickets to attend this special event. Go to the FB events page for more details.  

5) Free Candy at The Candy Warehouse

Sat. Feb 2nd - One Saturday per month, we give away free candy! If you've never been to Candy Warehouse, you are in for a treat! Just walking around is fun & eventful, so much to see.. bring the kids!

Over 6,000 Candy Choices! We are not your typical Candy Store! The World's largest selection. Candy organized by color, Custom Pinatas, and Candy for every theme!

6) Valentine’s Cookie Class sponsored by Firefly Edible Designs

Join us for this fun filled Valentine's Day themed class where we'll be decorating heart cookies on sticks!

These are some of the things you'll learn during this 1.5 hour class:

* Baking the perfect cookie that won't lose shape

* Royal icing consistencies and techniques, such as wet on wet.

* Outlining and flooding cookies

* How to use edible accents such as fondant on cookies What is included:

* All supplies for class

* Snacks and refreshments

* A cookie cutter gift

Class open to:

* Children 8 and over when accompanied by an adult

When:Saturday, February 2nd Huntersville

Classes at 10 am and 1pm


7) Valentine’s Ceramic Mugs - Char Meck Library Morrison

Show the ones you care by making them something special. Give the coffeee drinker in your life a decorative Valentine's mug using Morrison's vinyl cutter. Ages:Preteen (10-11).Teens (12-18).

8) Galentine’s Day at Pour Taproom

Whether you plan to celebrate Valentine's Day or not, there’s no reason you can’t celebrate Galentine’s Day with your girls! Fellas are welcome, of course!


This February 13th, celebrate your cherished friendships at Pour Taproom with discounted wine and open mic night! ❤️


9) Wine and Dine on the Rails 2019

Sat Feb. 9th and Sun. Feb. 10th - Enjoy an elegant evening at the N.C. Transportation Museum!

Learn more here:

Guests will enjoy

- Cocktail hour prior to departure

- Three course meal from Morgan Ridge Vineyards-Brewhouse, accompanied by wines from Shelton Vineyards

- A leisurely train ride throughout the 60 acre museum campus


10) The Sweetlife Valentine’s Cookies at High Branch Brewing Co.

The Sweet Life is coming back to decorate some Valentine's Day cookies with us! Bring the kids by Sunday, February 10th and have a beer while you help the kids get creative! Cost includes 2 cookies, decorating materials and instructions. Parents assisting kids do not need a reservation. Price is $8 per person - pay day of - must make reservation.


Session 2 starts at 3:30 and you can snag a spot at: