January 26 – February 11
Make it an early date night and see Misery at the Des Moines Community Playhouse. This performance is based on the Novel by Steven King and written by William Goldman. A fun and thrilling way to spend Valentine’s Day with your loved one.
Friday, February 9; 6 to 7:30 p.m.
New U Yoga Studio
Truly connect with your significant other with this couples yoga class. $30 a couple. One rose, glass of wine and snacks provided.
Saturday, February 10; 5 to 8 p.m.
Gatherings by Farmhouse Catering; Nevada
Join us for a classic, elegant Valentines dinner. Menu: Prime Rib, Chicken Marsala
mashed potatoes, roasted vegetable medley, homemade bread, choice of salad, choice off dessert cart, 2 complimentary drinks. $40 per guest.
Saturday, February 10; 6 to 10 p.m.
The romance of Summerset awaits you and your special someone. A deliciously memorable meal will be catered by Christiani’s while our live Big Band keeps the dance floor packed! Our photographer will take a picture of you and your sweetie and every couple gets a bottle of wine to enjoy with dinner or take home.
$70 per couple and included wine reception, dinner, bottle of wine per couple, live music and photo.
Tuesday, February 13; 7 to 9 p.m.
Don’t have a date? Don’t worry! Gather up your friends and paint with Pinot’s Palette this Galentines Day!
Wednesday, February 14 or Friday, February 23
Freshly prepared fondue and wine! Tickets include fondue, dippers and wine flight of five Summerset wines. $45 per person (Valentine’s Day $55). Reservations are required.
Wednesday, February 14; 6 to 9 p.m.
Pump it Up Urbandale
Drop the kiddos off while you have a night out with your significant other. The kids will enjoy jumping, games, pizza and a craft project. $20 per child. Must register!
Wednesday, February 14; 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Della Viti in Ames
Saturday, February 17; 10 a.m.
Iowa Events Center
The 11th Annual Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival will take place at the Iowa Events Center. The celebration will continue in Club Sizzle with an after-party concert featuring Grammy-nominated band Smash Mouth. 2018’s theme, “International Bacon Games – Light the Sizzle Within!” will pay homage to an internationally celebrated sporting event taking place in South Korea during the same time.
Saturday, February 17; 5 to 9 p.m.
Westminster Presbyterian Church
Going out for a special evening to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Drop your kids off for fun at Westminster Presbyterian Church. The cost is $20 only or $25 at the door per child. For ages infant to 10 years old. There will be fun and games!
Saturday, February 17; 4 to 8 p.m.
Honey Creek Resort
Grab your cowboy hat and partner, and head to Honey Creek Resort for a Valentine’s Murder Mystery Dinner and Interactive Show Experience! It’ll be held on Saturday, February 17, 2018. Doors will open at 4 p.m., with the show starting at 5 p.m.
Get ready for a rowdy night of shootin’, clue wranglin’, and case crackin’. It’s up to you to figure out who is behind all these hinky hijinks. Wear your best western gear, cowboy hats, and saloon outfits!
Admission is $40 per person. Reservations are required by Thursday, February 15, 2018. Overnight accommodation packages are available, including our Romance Package. Space is limited. Call (641) 724-1407 to make your reservation!
Saturday, February 24; 3 to 6 p.m.
Living History Farms
Pair cocktails mixed by Iowa artisan distillers with bite-sized sweet and savory comfort foods created by local eateries. Visit with distillers about the process of making spirits with Iowa grains. Advanced tickets are available online through February 23 at noon. Tickets may also be available at the door, if not sold out. Vendors include: Dehner Distillery and Mississippi River Distilling Company.