Whether you’re sharing the love with a significant other, a best friend, or practicing some self-TLC, here are a few ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year.
By Arianna Endicott
Feb 8-9 and 14-16
Glass Academy, 25331 Trowbridge St., Dearborn
This candlelit class will allow you to create blown glass, heart-shaped paperweights to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Each ticket purchase admits two people, so bring your sweetheart, best friend or anyone else who likes making art, eating chocolate and sipping drinks! Bonus: You get to take your glass heart home in a decorative box.
Cost: $150—200, available for purchase via glassacademy.com
4 p.m. — 8:30 p.m.
Delmar Kitchen and Bar, 501 Monroe St., Detroit
This fun night, hosted by Mark Dabiero, will feature comedic sets from “The Jester Dog” Al Ernst, Sal Demilio and Ron Rigby. Each ticket purchased includes pizza and salad, and proceeds will benefit Detroit Dog Rescue. Drinks will be available for purchase; attendees must be 21 years or older.
Cost: $35, tickets available for purchase via Eventbrite
6:30 p.m. — 10:30 p.m.
Eastern Market, 2934 Russell Street, Detroit
Climb aboard the Detroit History Tours’ luxury motor coach for a history lesson in all things romance. Each ticket includes food, drinks, a visit with a furry friend and an after-hours visit to a bakery. Guests must be 21 years or older to register.
Cost: $69, available for purchase via detroithistorytours.com
7 p.m.—2 a.m.
14104 Greenfield Rd, Main Event Grand Ballroom, Detroit
No matter if you’re single or have a sweetheart, this soiree invites everyone to come have a ball! The evening’s festivities will feature a buffet, roses, a comedy show, live band, a DJ, dancing and more.
Cost: $40, available for purchase via Eventbrite
4 p.m. — 6 p.m.
The Detroit Writing Room, 1514 Washington Blvd., Suite 203, Detroit
Whether you’re looking for a date night or just want to learn more about wine, this event has you covered. Enjoy some Louis Jadot wine while Jaclyn Misch shares facts about Burgundy, France’s most famous wine region. Wines will be paired with sweet treats from Bon Bon Bon! All participants must be 21 years or older to register.
Cost: $50 per ticket or $90 per couple, available for purchase via Eventbrite