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Valentine's Day in the North State | Suggestions for a romantic celebration!
Chocolate, hearts, flowers, love notes, candle-light dinners....they all spell out Valentine's Day! Whether you're planning a low-key celebration or going extravagant, here's a list of ideas that will help you plan a memorable Valentine's Day in the North-state!
Dinner at Tapas Downtown Redding: Every Monday, Tapas Downtown features live music and ½ price bottles of wine. If you haven't been to Tapas, expect an eclectic, delicious menu, smooth ambiance and exceptional service. Book your reservation for Monday, February 14th!
A Weekend at Coffee Creek Ranch: How about a romantic weekend adventure, your own private cabin, cooked meals, a bottle of wine and horseback riding? Book your romantic weekend at the Coffee Creek Ranch by February 14thand receive $100 off the total bill. Located approximately 72 miles Northwest of Redding and 8 miles above Trinity Lake, this guest ranch is one you'll truly enjoy.
Dinner and Art? Why not! Enjoy a romantic dinner at any of your favorite downtown restaurant and admire the work of local artists at this month's 2nd Saturday Art Hop, Saturday, February 12, 2011 from 6pm - 9pm. Vintage Restauranton Market Street is hosting this month's "After ArtHop Party".
Sunday Brunch at Anselmo Vineyards: the crew at Anselmo Vineyards on Sunday, February 13, 2011 for an elegant Valentines Sunday Brunch. Enjoy an epicurean 5 course meal serenaded by Candice LiVolsi. Seating will be at 12pm and 4pm. We strongly recommend you book a reservation well in advance, they sold out on Friday and Saturday last year for Valentine's Day. Call Debbie at (530) 474-5546.
Fly high on "Air Shasta": Take your sweetheart up in the air and enjoy a breathtaking, 25 minute tour over the scenic Sundial Bridge, Downtown Redding, and then south over the Sacramento River. The cost per person is $80. If that doesn't sound too impressive, take a tour over one of the most remarkable mountains of Northern California, the Trinity Alps. See snow-covered covered granite peaks, high mountain lakes, and beautiful waterfalls...now what could be more romantic than that! See their website for tour details.
Single? Consider Maxwell at Night: Described as "an exceptional dining and entertainment venue by any cosmopolitan standard" Maxwell's Downtown Eatery caters to the urban, professional singles, couples and friends. Enjoy dinner and four live bands on Saturday, February 12, the fun begins at 8pm! Need more details? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Life is Short, Eat Dessert First: Wednesday, February 9th, enjoy a sweet escape at the 4th Annual "Life is Short. Eat Dessert First" - at Turtle Bay Exploration Park; delicious desserts, silent auction, and enter to win raffle prizes and more! Proceeds benefit the Riverfront Playhouse.
Valentines wine & Roses Dinner at Vinter's Cellar: Sunday & Monday, Feb. 13th or 14th; Enjoy a candlelit five course meal, designed to make the most of your experience. Your experience will start with a delicious appetizer followed by a fresh seasonal salad. The main course will then be served, followed by a European cheese course to follow. A red rose for the ladies is a perfect compliment to the dessert that will complete your romantic Winemakers Dinner. Visit Vitner's Cellar or call to purchase tickets over the phone (530) 222-WINE.
Café Maddalena in Dunsmuir is open for business again beginning on Thursday, February 10 (they will be open on Monday, 2/14). Celebrate Valentine's Day, with Chef Brett LaMott, a veteran of some of San Francisco's finest establishments. Enjoy a warm ambiance and fresh Mediterranean cuisine at this bistro-style restaurant. Featuring dishes from Spain, France, Italy and North Arica; dishes that please both the eye and the palate. If I were you, I wouldn't wait too long to make your reservation, they were sold out for Valentine's Day last year!
Bill Cosby @ the Cascade Theater: Friday, February 11, 2011; two shows 7pm & 9pm. One of America's most beloved comedians of all time, Bill Cosby has captivated generations of fans with his comedy routines, iconic albums, best-selling books and television and film roles. His comedy transcends age, gender, and cultural barriers. Buy your tickets HERE