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What To Do In NH: Valentine’s Day Week

Monday, February 11, 2013

Valentine's Day is coming soon! If you're still shopping for that perfect gift for your sweetheart, check out the romantic and fun Valentine Deals on NHDailyDeal.com, and click here if you're looking for some love themed quotes, poetry, prose, children's books, movies, or songs to express a certain sentiment. We also have some at-home, DIY, Valentine crafts for kids and families! Click here for Valentine Crafts Part 1, or Valentine Crafts Part 2!

After last weekend's snow, we could all enjoy some time out of the house! Here is a short selection of Valentine and love themed events around New Hampshire this week. Find more at www.NHEvents.com, or check NH.com/Movie-Cinema to watch movie trailers and find a theatre near you!

Happy Valentine's Day!


Love, Lust & Desire
Concord, NH

Through February 15

Hate Mail
Lincoln, NH

Thurs-Sat, February 14-16

Love Letters
Lincoln, NH

Through Thursday, February 14

Annual Daddy Daughter Sweetheart Dance
Hollis, NH
Friday, February 15

It's that time of year for special memories to be made. This event is for fathers (or grandfathers or other special men) with daughters ages 6 to 12. Music, crafts, and snacks will be provided. The cost is $9 per person and proceeds will be donated to support the pets at The Humane Society for Greater Nashua. Dress is semi-formal; most dads wear suits or sports jackets and girls in party dresses.

Valentine's Day Party at Cowabunga's!
Hooksett, NH
Friday, February 15

Join Minnie and Mickey for a party at Cowabunga's! Special appearances by Cowabunga's special friends. Open Gym is $10 per child walking to 18. Adults free with paying child.

Valentine Couples Snowshoe Hike & Bonfire
Hollis, NH
Friday, February 15

Enjoy a refreshing evening out in the calming fields and forests with someone special. We will take a night hike and snowshoe if the conditions are right through the trails at Beaver Brook. We'll investigate the magic of nature at night. Dress in layers and wear sturdy warm hiking boots. Brings hiking poles, or your own crampons or snowshoes if you prefer yours. We also will have crampons and snowshoes for you to use. Hike for 1.5 hours and return to the Beaver Brook Yurt to enjoy warm refreshments, chocolates and homemade sweets.

Drink and Wink Pre-Valentine's Day Singles Event
Portsmouth, NH
Wednesday, February 13

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, many singles will turn to online dating services in search of love. There will also be many who will be ready to take the dating scene off line to find a Valentine. Numerous studies have shown that 71% of the population believes in love at first sight and that can't happen via the internet! The new singles event Drink and Wink provides the opportunity for attendees to gauge the chemistry in real time - no waiting required.

Valentine's Day at LaBelle Winery
Amherst, NH
Thursday, February 14

Celebrate Valentine's Day with your beloved (or best friends!) at the cozy Terrace at LaBelle Winery. You can start the evening with a flute of our sparkling wine, or one of our unique signature cocktails. For a special evening at LaBelle Winery our chef will prepare a 3 course Prix Fixe menu including wines selected by our winemaker, our regular offering of seasonal light bites, and decadent desserts paired with LaBelle's Dessert Wines. Live piano music provided by Ernie Houle will fill the air and set the mood. Make your reservations for this romantic evening filled with wine & music by calling our Tasting Room.

Valentine's Day Wine Seminar & Gourmet Food Tasting
Manchester, NH
Thursday, February 14

Looking for something different to do with your sweetheart on Valentine's Day? Join The Hippo on Thursday, February 14 from 6 - 8pm for a special wine and food tasting at The Wine Studio of Manchester. Several vendors from local wineries will be on hand to lead the seminar. Attendees will also be treated to a selection of fine cheeses, chocolates and desserts.

A Child at Heart Fine Craft Exhibition
Concord, NH
Open Through April 14

This multi-media exhibition features work that expresses the wonder and innocence of childhood, real or imagined.

The Road Not Taken - Artistic Interpretations of the Poetry of Robert Frost
Hampstead, NH
Open Through February 22
The artwork viewed in The Road Not Taken includes both new works inspired by the words of Robert Frost and some older pieces that provide vivid and connective imagery for his anthology of poems. The artists chose one poem to be interpreted with their individual styles as the lead works for the exhibit. Each subsequent work is accompanied by a selected verse.


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