If you’re looking for great Valentine’s Day plans, you don’t have to look very far. Travel + Leisure magazine recently released a list of the 20 most romantic cities in the country with our Creative Capital landing at number 12. With a capital city rich with history, culture, entertainment, fine dining, and the arts – there is plenty to do in Providence and throughout the state to celebrate Valentine’s Day. There are also a few family-friendly activities as well for those of you with kids to entertain.
Free Family Fun Day – Audubon Environmental Education Center, Bristol – Saturday, February 4 @ 9am-5pm
Learn more about our feathered friends and do some fun crafts too! Families can make a bird-seed valentine, create an eco-friendly bird feeder, and get up-close and personal with an owl. No registration required – just show up! More info here.
Dinner for Two (or more!) – Simone’s Restaurant, Warren – Monday, February 6 @ 6:30pm
Spend an evening with celebrated New England chef Joe Simone where he’ll teach you to cook for your Valentine. Participants will learn to make crackers with grated beets and goat cheese, crabmeat and avocado salad with horseradish and crème fraîche, sustainably raised veal stew with hot buttered spaetzle, and baked-to-order chocolate pudding. The event is $60 and includes demonstration, recipes, tastes, and wine.
The Caribbean Soul Duo in concert – Weaver Library, East Providence – Monday, February 6 @ 7-8pm
We all could use a little escape from the winter weather. This free event is perfect for your Valentine – even if it’s a few days early! The Caribbean Soul Duo will play R&B, jazz, soul, reggae, pop, and soca.
Heart Smart – Providence Children’s Museum, Providence – Saturday, February 11 & Sunday, February 12 @ 11am-2pm
The Providence Children’s Museum wants you to celebrate Valentine’s Day with some heart healthy fun. Kids test their heart rates, learn all about the heart, and more! This event is recommended for kids ages five and up. Admission is $9 and free for babies under 12 months and Museum Members.
5th Annual Frostbite Bash – Herreshoff Marine Museum, Bristol – Saturday, February 11 @ 6:30-11pm
Dance the night away to live music in the historic Hall of Boats at the Frostbite Bash! The party includes full open bars, food tastings, a silent auction, and photo booth. Tickets start at $65 and can be purchased on the event website.
Aurea Presents: Liebeslied/Love Song – St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, Providence, Saturday, February 11 @ 7-9:30pm
Spend a romantic, intimate evening at this “rare gem” from Aurea, only once performed in 2011. This performance draws from songs, chamber music, and letters from Clara & Robert Schumann. General admission tickets are $30 and can be purchased here.
Dinner with the Queen of Hearts – REVEL factory, Pawtucket – Saturday, February 11 @ 8-10:30pm
Want to do something different to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Treat your Valentine like royalty! This seated immersive theater experience by TEN31 Productions is an elegant three course dinner with delicious food and wine pairings by Russell Morin Catering & Events. Tickets start at $100 and can be purchased on the event website.
Valentine’s Day 7-Course Dinner – The Duck and Bunny, Providence – Tuesday, February 14 @ 6/6:30 & 8/8:30 & 10pm
Enjoy seven delicious courses including appetizers, artisanal cheese plates, and desserts. Reservations are required for dinner and are $125 per couple. Dessert starts at 10:30pm and does not require a reservation. For more information, including the sample menu, visit the Duck and Bunny website.
Virginia is for Lovers Wine Dinner – The Coast Guard House Restaurant, Narragansett – Friday, February 17
Enjoy a five course menu paired with wine from Barboursville Winery in Virginia. The dinner is $59 per person and reservations are required.
21st Annual Wineter Fest – Newport Vineyards, Middletown – Saturday, February 18 & Sunday, February 19 @ 12-5pm
Spend your weekend grape stomping, wine tasting, and enjoying live music at Newport Vineyards. Participants will experience live ice sculpting and Grape Stomp Competitions! For more information and to purchase tickets click here.
On Saturday, February 25 the Providence Preservation Society is holding its Winter Bash at the International Importing Co. Building in Providence. This year’s theme is “Kings and Queens” and creative interpretations are encouraged!
Each year, the Winter Bash is held in a different transitioning space showcasing the potential of the city’s historic buildings. This year’s location, the International Importing Co. Building, is one of the city’s two original produce market buildings and is being transitioned into “Made In Rhode Island” Maker Space by Rathbone Properties LLC. Guests of the event will be able to get a “sneak peek” of the progress while benefiting all the Providence Preservation Society does for historical properties in the city.
The event features a DJ, surprise theatrical performances, a royal photo station, and complimentary food from local restaurants and vendors. For more information on the event and what is included with General admission and VIP tickets visit the event website here. Get your tickets by February 1 for special savings!
RPL is proud to announce that Denise D’Amico of our East Greenwich office recently closed the sale of 110 Tipping Rock Road in East Greenwich for $1,005,000.
The property is a gracious custom-built brick manor built in 2000 that has been thoughtfully updated for today’s modern style. With 5,100 square feet of living space, the home provides an entertainment complex, in-ground pool, hot tub, lounge house with wet bar, and an outdoor fireplace making it an entertainer’s dream – perfect for gatherings large and small.
D’Amico, the selling agent, has been a REALTOR® since 2004 and a 5 Star Professional Award recipient from Rhode Island Monthly magazine every year since 2011. D’Amico prides herself on her communication with her clients and specializes in South County areas and equestrian properties.
For more information about D’Amico or any of our agents, visit their agent bio page on ResidentialProperties.com.