Unique and Romantic Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day

Valentine's DayLooking for a way to spice up your Valentine’s Day celebration other than the traditional fancy dinner out? Are you “plum” out of ideas? Consider us Cupid.

Here are some unique and romantic ways to celebrate with your sweetheart:





Cook Together


Small Bites, Big FlavorChef Eric LeVine, “Chopped Champion” and owner of Morris Tap & Grill, will be at the Montclair Public Library to discuss his cookbook Small Bites, Big Flavor. You’ll learn how to make tasty treats for a Valentine’s Day dinner at home. This cookbook is for the home chef looking to expand his or her repertoire of fun and creative, but easy dishes. Learn how to prepare grilled bacon wrapped chicken with mustard aioli, smoked salmon sushi cup, and Kalamata olive hummus with Lavash. Tastings will be served.

Chef Eric LeVine Small Bites, Big Flavor
Tuesday, February 11 at 7 pm
Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton, Montclair, NJ, 07042
Free, Copies of his books will be available for purchasing, courtesy of Watchung Booksellers.


chocolate cielLearn how the make the perfect french baguette with your loved one at Chocolate Ciel Baking Studio‘s class for couples. You’ll learn how to mix, ferment, fold, and shape your dough before finishing it in the oven. Couples will go home with baguettes to enjoy with family & friends, and recipes to recreate at home.


Valentine’s Day Weekend Baguette Class
Saturday, February 15 from 9 am – 1 pm
Chocolate Ciel, 9 Sand Park Road, Cedar Grove, NJ
$125 per couple



Create Together


pinot's palette

Make art at Pinot’s Palette Love Bird Kisses Date Night. Couple will enjoy food and desserts, while painting 1 canvas or side by side.

Pinot’s Palette Love Bird Kisses Date Night
Friday, February 14 from 7 pm – 10 pm
Pinot’s Palette, 351 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042
$50 per painter


GlassworksSpend your Valentine’s Day with Glassworks Studio in Morristown creating lasting memories and projects with your special someone in a relaxed, inspiring environment. You’ll also enjoy a vegan dinner and sipping organic wine while you create your glass project.

Glassworks Studio Valentine’s Day 
Friday, February 14 at 7:30 pm
Glassworks Studio, 151 South Street, Morristown, NJ

$30 cover includes dinner and wine for 2 – additional projects costs apply, sharing fee waived.


Play Together


VALENTINE'S DAY WEEKEND "BATTLE OF THE SEXES"Have a little fun competition at a Valentine’s Day Weekend “Battle Of The Sexes” Dinner, Comedy and a Game Show at The Majesty Loft in Montclair. You and your sweetheart will play  in a ‘Family Feud’-style Game Show Night. There will also be a Comedy show and a “Dating Game” show from 9-9:30 pm for singles looking to mingle.

“Battle Of The Sexes” Dinner, Comedy and a Game Show
Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 7:30
Majesty Loft, 180 Bloomfield Avenue, 2nd Floor, Montclair, NJ 07042
Tickets are $25 – $35 each, depending on package. Purchase online here


Get Toned Together


the bar methodThe Bar Method in Montclair is holding a Sweetheart Class for couples on Thursday, February 13. The routine is famous for producing lean, toned bodies, and that’s pretty sexy. Plus, if you plan on going out for dinner on Valentine’s Day, you’ won’t feel guilty indulging after the great workout.

The Bar Method Sweetheart Class
Thursday, February 13 at 7:30 pm
$25 each.  Register here


De-Stress Together

398px-Pool-side_Mimosas_at_The_Standard_HotelBangz Salon & Wellness Spa in Montclair is offering a special Mimosa For Two massage for couples. You’ll enjoy a 50 minute b-Well massage side-by-side with your special someone. Next, you’ll experience the Mimosa Infused body polish and foot reflexology. It all comes with complimentary champagne too!

Mimosa For Two Treatment
Bangz Salon & Wellness Spa, 23 South Fullerton Avenue,  Montclair, NJ, 07042
$423 +tax 

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