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November 28, 2022

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Family-Friendly Valentine’s Day Events You’ll LOVE

Card-making, cake-decorating and more Valentine fun leading up to February 14.

Middle Tennessee is loaded with fun Valentine’s Day events! Check it out:

Decorate Valentine’s Day Cookies
Thursday, Feb. 10
Inglewood Public Library
4312 Gallatin Pike, Nashville
Enjoy decorating your own Valentine’s Day cookies from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. 

Toddler Adventures at Cannonsburgh Village: Happy Hearts
Thursday, Feb. 10
Cannonsburgh Village
312 S. Front Street, Murfreesboro
Kids will enjoy heart themed games, crafts and story time from 10 to 11 a.m. Admission is $3 per person. Make your reservation by calling 615-801-2606 or email mbnevills@murfreesborotn.gov. Ages 5 and under.

Candlelight: Valentine’s Day Special ft. Romeo and Juliet and more
Thursday, Feb. 10
Historic Eastland
1108 McKennie Ave, Nashville
See a talented string quartet performing classic romantic pieces in a beautiful venue bathed in candlelight. Shows are at 6:30 and 9 p.m. and last 65 minutes. Cost is $30.

Valentine’s Day Carriage Rides
Feb. 10 – 14
Hard Rock Cafe
100 Broadway, Nashville

This ride treats you and your special someone to hotspots such as the Schermerhorn, Country Music Hall of Fame, Bridgestone Arena and more.

Valentine’s Cake Decorating
Friday, Feb. 11
American Girl, CoolSprings Galleria
1800 Galleria Blvd., Franklin
Enjoy this extra-sweet Valentine’s-inspired cake-decorating class from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Girls will leave with their personalized cake, plus receive the “American Girl Baking Cookbook.” Cost is $40.

Romance Under the Sea 
Friday, Feb. 11 – 14
Aquarium Restaraunt
516 Opry Mills Dr, Nashville
This special Valentine’s dinner for two costs $100. Click link for more details.

Valentine’s Day Cardmaking
Friday, Feb. 11
Little Art House
2106B Acklen Ave., Nashville
Use classic techniques and modern ideas to create cards that friends and family will cherish from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Cost is $25.

Love Notes: A Big Band Concert
Friday, Feb. 11
Belle Aire Baptist Church
1307 N. Rutherford Boulevard, Murfreesboro
A night of big band music with the Tennessee Philharmonic Orchestra! The talented Kelli Cox, Bryan Cumming and MC Potts will sing such timeless classics as “Deed I Do,” “It Had To Be You” and “Love Is Here To Stay.” The concert will celebrate the most influential American songs and jazz standards from the 1920’s to 1950’s. It’s your ticket to win the heart of the one you love. Tickets are $25.

Valentine’s Day Animal Enrichment
Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 12 – 13
Nashville Zoo
3777 Nolensville Pike,
Nashville
Nashville Zoo animals are celebrating Valentine’s Day with special enrichment items from Saturday, February 12 to Sunday, February 13. Participating animals will receive enrichment during their regularly scheduled keeper talks. See the schedule here. Nashville Zoo uses daily enrichment to promote natural behaviors in the animals, ensuring optimal physical and mental health. Special days like Valentine’s Day allow keepers to offer fun, themed enrichment for the animals and the guests to enjoy.

Love Birds Valentine Wreaths
Saturday, Feb. 12
Shelby Bottoms Nature Center
1900 Davidson St,. Nashville
Fashion DIY wreaths (with goodies from nature) from 10 – 11:30 a.m. While you craft, learn about local “lovebirds” in the park. Ages 8 and older. Registration required, call 615-862-8539.

Valentine’s Bash
Saturday, Feb. 12
Gallatin Public Library
123 E. Main St, Gallatin
A Valentine’s Bash featuring two favorite fellas – Prince Charming and the Handsome Hunter! Enjoy crafts, snacks, archery and more to celebrate the month of LOVE. This event is open to the public and free to attend. Handsome Hunks will be joining us courtesy of Character Visits 4 U!

Taste of Goo Goo
Feb. 12, 13 & 14
Goo Goo Chocolate Co.
116 3rd Ave. S., Nashville
Make your own candy bar, taste Goo Goo confections and learn how to be a chocolatier at either 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. Cost is $55.

Cupid’s Undie Run
Saturday, Feb. 12
Tin Roof
1516 Demonbreun St, Nashville

Support those affected by NF (Neurofibromatosis), a genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow on nerves throughout the body. Jog it out with a mile(ish) run and end it all with an epic dance party from 12 – 4 p.m. Registration is $40.

Daddy-Daughter Dance
Saturday, Feb. 12
Patterson Park Community Center
521 Dr Martin Luther King, Jr Blvd, Murfreesboro

Music, food, fun and dancing for daddies (father figures) and daughters to come out and spend time together from 6 – 8 p.m. There will be a red carpet, photo booth and live dance instruction. Registration required and cost is $15 per couple.

‘Tween & Teen Valentine’s Day Cards
Saturday, Feb. 12
Linebaugh Public Library
105 W. Vine St., Murfreesboro
Ages 12 – 18 can have make Valentine’s cards for their friends and family from 2 – 3 p.m. Supplies will be provided.

I Love You A Brunch
Sunday, February 13
The Loveless Barn
8400 TN-100, Nashville

A full breakfast buffet, mimosas, a puppy kissing booth, photo booth, and more benefitting the Nashville Humane Association (puppies will be available for adoption!). Cost is $40.

Valentines Little Leapers
Sunday, February 13
Sky Zone Murfreesboro
1220 NW Broad St, Murfreesboro
Kids walking to age 7 can jump for 120 minutes from 9 – 11 a.m. Enjoy age-appropriate sensory play, create a special craft, get a temporary tattoo and more! Cost is $14.99 per kid.

WCPAC to Host Chattanooga Ballet
Sunday, February 13
Williamson County Performing Arts Center
112 Everbright Ave, Franklin
In line with Chattanooga Ballet’s vision to facilitate accessibility to world class dance, the company is excited to share its dancers, their talents and new work.
Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at wcpactn.com.

After-School Valentine’s Day Ice Cream Social with The Nashville Mom
Monday, Feb. 14

Hattie Jane’s Creamery
3078 Maddux Way Suite 100, Franklin
Join Dawn Burns, author of This is Nashville and the face of the popular family-friendly blog “The Nashville Mom,” at Hattie Jane’s Franklin for an After-School Valentine’s Day Ice Cream Social on Monday, Feb. 14 from 4 – 6 p.m.  

Valentine’s Day in the Park
Monday, Feb. 14
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park
600 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville
Are you looking for a unique way to spend Valentine’s Day with your significant other? Join Ranger Jackson from 7 – 8 p.m. for a guided tour through the park. Afterwards, cozy up with a blanket and cup of hot chocolate as Ranger Jackson plays a concert of melodies on the one of a kind carillon. Each couple will receive a Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park blanket to take home with them.