Valentine’s Day is Feb. 14. Prepare to catch Cupid’s arrow in the Bell County area with these romantic events.
Quartets from The Texas Country Gentlemen Barbershop Chorus will deliver singing Valentines in Temple, Waco, Killeen and surrounding communities all day Feb. 13-14.
As well as supporting the chapter’s operating expenses, funds raised go to support Wreaths for Vets charity at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, and singing scholarships at Temple College and schools in the Temple, Belton and Killeen areas. Quartets deliver two songs, a silk rose and a Valentine card along with a smile. For more information, call 855-770-0497.
Dead Fish Grill will host its Valentine’s Day Celebration from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 14. The event will feature live music, champagne by the bottle, and a chocolate fountain. Ladies will receive a rose upon arrival. The grill is at 2207 Lake Road, Belton.
Unwind! Tasting Room and Cafe is hosting a Valentine’s Event with food, beer, and wine from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 14. Tickets are $30 per person and include pairings of specialty meats, gourmet cheeses, truffles, exclusive flights of eight wine or beer selections, and a keepsake glass to take home with you at the end of the night. Spots are limited and should be reserved in advance by calling 254-238-7183 or by emailing email@example.com.
The Vineyard at Florence will host a Valentine’s Day three course meal for $49 prepared by its in-house chef and accompanied by sommelier-selected wine pairings for $20.
Three table seatings at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. are available.
To make a reservation, please call 512-572-7000. Want to stay the night? Anyone who books a reservation to stay in one of the Vineyard’s on-site suites on the night of the Feb. 14 will receive a complimentary bottle of bubbly in their room.
Children can make valentines from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Feb. 10 at Chick-fil-A, 201 E. Central Texas Expressway, building 2000, Harker Heights. Receive a free heart-shaped chicken biscuit with the purchase of any adult meal.
Harker Heights Parks and Recreation will host the ninth annual Valentine’s Family Dance from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Activities Center, 400 Indian Trail. Enjoy dancing, light snacks and activities with this year’s theme “Build on Love” using building blocks. Admission is free. For more information, go to https://zurl.co/VNlxK or call 254-953-5465.
The 13th annual Sweethearts Ball hosted by Christian Freedom Ministries will take place from 6:30 p.m. to midnight Feb. 10 at the Courtyard by Marriott Killeen, 1721 E. Central Texas Expressway in Killeen.
A meal will be served and there will be live music, dancing, a cash bar and door prizes. Prices are $40 per person with a meal, and $20 per person without a meal. For more information, call 254-319-0578 or 254-542-7981.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3892 will host its Valentine’s Sock Hop event from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at the post, 201 VFW Drive, Harker Heights. There will be a TV raffle, karaoke and a costume contest.
Xtreme Hairstyles will host its Valentines Explosion event at 5 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center. Doors open at 4 p.m. VIP tickets are $55 and general admission is $45. Tickets are on sale at Marilyn’s Hair Exclusives, Gay’s House of Beauty, Eventbrite, and Denise’s Inspired Design Beauty Salon. For more information, call 254-628-7717.
The Killeen Mall’s Candy Corner will be hand dipping chocolate strawberries Feb. 10 through Feb. 14. Customers are recommended to pre-order by the dozen on any of the dates. Strawberries come beautifully presented in a gold box with a fabric bow.
In addition to the strawberries, Candy Corner also offers custom gift baskets, Valentine’s Day balloons, hand-packed and gift-wrapped chocolates and truffles, mixed Valentine’s bulk candy and gourmet jelly beans tied up with a bow. Candy Corner carries over 228 bulk items, in addition gourmet chocolates and truffles and specialty European, nostalgia, and unusual packaged confections. The store is located at the Killeen Mall, 2100 S. W.S. Young Dr., Killeen. For more information, contact Miriam Ervi at 254-760-9645.
Inn on the Creek will be hosting two Valentine’s specials.
The Shed at 220 Royal St., Salado, will host a Valentine’s Day special of a heart-shaped single topping pizza and two pieces of cheesecake for $20. Call 254-947-1960 for more information.
Alexander’s Restaurant at 602 Center Circle, Salado, has a special Valentine’s Day menu for $49.95 per person, with seatings at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Reservations are required. Call 254-947-3828 for more information.
The Stagecoach Inn in Salado is offering a special three-course Valentine’s Day dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. Feb. 14 that combines authentic Texas comfort food with Southern hospitality.
Price is $45 per person (plus tax and gratuity). Reservations can be made by calling the restaurant at 254-947-5111.