Let us make this Valentine’s Day easy for you: save money and make your sweetie happy by booking a romantic mid-week getaway at Alpine Hideaway Cottages! Our Valentine’s Special includes a stay in one of our romantic cabins for any two mid-week days in February, a bottle of wine, box of Godiva chocolates and a complimentary breakfast basket delivered to your cabin on your first morning for just $215 per night. Call now to reserve, and then breathe a sigh of relief knowing you’ve planned something truly wonderful for your special someone.
It’s Courting Season…
Now that you’ve made your plans, continue to court your cutie with one of these February outings.
All month: Step back in time with your Valentine with a visit to the exhibit “Photographers in Rockingham County, VA 1850-1950” at the Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society in Dayton. The exhibit displays the work of early Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, Virginia photographers, including images of local people and places, as well as a turn-of-the-century photographic studio. Monday-Saturday.
February 4, 11 (10:30 – 1pm) and February 6, 13 (7:30-10pm): Treat your date to a performance by the master of romance, William Shakespeare. The classic, Twelth Night, will be performed at The Black Friars Playhouse by the American Shakespeare Center. Tickets cost between $11 and $40.
February 13-February 14: Attend Valentine Dessert Theatre at the Wayne Theatre in Waynesboro from 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Award-winning actress Barbara Smith will present two performances as part of the Wayne Theatre’s Valentine Dessert Theatre. The February 13th performance begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be held at the Tuckahoe School in Nellysford. The February 14th performance will begin at 2:30 at Fairfax Hall. Ticket information and reservations can be made by calling the Wayne Theatre Alliance at (540) 943-9999.
February 14: Spend the afternoon at a special Valentine’s Day Program featuring a performance by the Virginia Military Institute Glee Club and the Hall of Valor Museum Store unveiling of posters and note cards incorporating the image of a ca.1826 fraktur love note passed down in the Bushong family. Presented as a “true love knot,” the Bushong fraktur is a relatively rare form of fraktur and here focuses on the subject of romantic love. Hall of Valor Museum, New Market Battlefield State Historic Park, 2-4pm.
Bill and Eileen Hoernlein