Valentine Day Events in Columbus

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Valentine's Day can be a lot of pressure on couples. Finding romantic things to do is made tougher if you want to do something a little different. MadLab is acting out the good and bad relationship stories provided by the audience during their show and the Franklin Park Conservatory has a class on creating handmade chocolates. What better way to spend time with your sweetie than learning a new skill? The one thing to remember when planning a spectacular Valentine's Day is to plan early! Last-minute plans will find all the good events sold-out.

Dates: January 26 - February 18, 2012
Hours: Friday-Saturday 8 p.m. Additional show, Thursday, January 26 8 p.m.
Admission: $12. $8 for senior citizens.
Address: 227 N. 3rd St., Columbus, 43215
From the websiteThis Valentine's Day, Full Frontal Nudity will tell you a story of love - YOUR story of love! Based on the best and worst true-romantic stories you tell us, FFN will retell that story from a different point of view. New characters! New circumstances! Maybe an alien or two, who knows? You'll have to come to the show to find out.

MadLab will present FFN's Date Night, true life tales of love re-told as only FFN can do it - through improv in a not so true way.

Check out North Market Review. Great Valentine gift ideas and places to eat.

Share Your Heart with the Columbus Symphony

Dates: January 31 - February 4, 2012
Hours: Monday-Sunday
Admission: $75
Address:The Capital Club
41 S. High St., 7th Floor, Columbus, 43215

Dates: February 8, 2012
Hours: Wednesday 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Admission: $15586 E. Town St., Columbus, 43215 From the website:Throughout the year, the Kelton House offers Victorian-inspired teas with a tasteful sampling of savories and sweets reminiscent of 19th century ladies' get-togethers. The menu for each Tea is different, but is always accompanied by traditional Earl Grey tea. Each Tea also includes a short educational program that usually reflects either the season or an object from the Kelton House Museum collection.

Don't be disappointed make your reservations early.

Dates: February 10-11, 2012
Hours: Friday-Saturday 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Admission: $60
Ohio History Center/Ohio Village
Address: 800 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, 43211
From the website:Guests and their sweethearts will be treated to a Victorian-era Valentine's Day celebration, including a romantic dinner and a concert of period love ballads and comic songs by the Ohio Village Singers. It was the romantic Victorians who "invented" Valentine's Day, a time of year when their thoughts turned to the songs of love and approaching springtime.

In addition to a romantic evening, Valentines by Candlelight will offer guests a window into how people of a different era marked this romantic occasion. Guests will be greeted by costumed interpreters, romantic melodies performed on the violin and hammered dulcimer, and a cup of "Sweetheart Punch." After partaking in a sumptuous meal, the Ohio Village Singers will present an entertaining concert of period love ballads and comic songs interspersed with romantic verse, poetry and readings. At the conclusion of the evening, each guest will receive a handmade valentine created especially for this occasion, a custom that originated in the nineteenth century.

Dates: February 11, 2012
Hours: Saturday 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Admission: Adults $11. Seniors and students $9. Children $6. Children under 2 free.
Address: Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
1777 E. Broad St., Columbus, 43203

Valentine's Day Dinner In The Dark

Dates: February 14, 2012
Location: Camelot Cellars Winery
Hours: Tuesday 7-10 p.m.
Admission: $90
Address: 958 N. High St., Columbus, 43201

Culinary Class: Handmade Chocolates

Dates: February 13, 2012
Hours: Monday 6-8 p.m.
Admission: $30-$35
Address:Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
1777 E. Broad St., Columbus, 43203
Phone: 614-645-8733

Dates: February 14, 2012
Hours: Tuesday 7-10 p.m.
Admission: $90
Address: Camelot Cellars Winery
958 N. High St., Columbus, 43201

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