Love. Hearts and Candy. Flowers and Romance. It’s that time of year, and if you are looking for Valentine’s Day gift ideas, you’ve come to the right place. At Our Valley Events, we looked around to find fun, local options for all of your sweethearts. Check out some of the things we are buying this Valentine’s Day. And the things we might want… hint, hint!
This Valentine’s Day give your a sweetie a gift that you can enjoy together.
BELLE CHEVRE COOKING CLASS
Love to cook? Love to eat? Join Tasia Malakasis, head cheesemaker at Belle Chevre and author of Tasia’s Table, for a relaxed and informal cooking class, each with special wine pairings and plates of each dish.
Classes are held in Tasia’s own kitchen, where the cheesemaker and cookbook author cooks nightly. Classes will be from 6-12 people, and you receive copies of the recipes and a custom kitchen notebook.
- Cost: $100 per class
- Register here
Need a night away from the kids? Head to Homewood Suites by Hilton-Village of Providence for Valentine’s Day. Their Sweetheart’s Package includes an overnight stay in a luxurious king studio suite, two complimentary bath robes, a box of gourmet chocolates, savory hot breakfast for two and a late 1pm check-out…all for only $139.00+tax.
- Cost: $139
- Reserve your room here
BROADWAY THEATRE LEAGUE TICKETS
Do you like comedy? Spamalot is back by popular demand, Garrison Keillor will keep you laughing with his one man show, and The Addams Family is full of wit. Prefer song and dance? Chicago is your style. Whatever your entertainment style, Broadway Theater League has a show for you. Click here for more info about their upcoming shows and ticketing information.
- Cost: Tickets starting at $37 (note: prices may vary by show)
- Purchase your tickets here
For the Girl
Looking to get the lady in your life something extra special? We’ve got some great local options that will show your lady just how much you care.
Want to make her day? Make it personal with a rose, a personalized Valentine’s Day card and 2 love songs, delivered by a Rocket City Quartet on February 12th, 13th, or 14th. All for only $45! Delivery hours 8am-8pm. Want to witness her reaction? Plan it around your dinner reservations! And if you want our personal fave, ask for The Slide Rules!
- Cost: $45
- Order: Call (256-693-7215) or send an email [spacer size=”0″]
It’s a classic Valentine’s gift, but Loletta’s Jewelry delivers the “I love you” message in a whole new way. With unique designs and exclusive lines, Loletta’s won’t bust the budget. But it will set her eyes to sparkle and make her feel special on a day set aside for love.
- Visit Loletta’s online
4800 Whitesburg Dr
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Alright guys, sexy lingerie is for you. Get her what she really wants with this great set of lounge wear from the US Space and Rocket Center. It’s comfy, cozy, and any local will appreciate the cheekiness of the “I Need My Space” caption. Just make sure that she knows you aren’t looking for space!
- Visit the U.S. Space and Rocket Center online
One Tranquility Base
For the Guy
Valentine’s Day isn’t just for girls! Show your fellow how much you care with one of these fun, local gift ideas.
The best way to show him you love him? Buy him tickets to something he loves and go with him! Whether it’s the upcoming Boat Show, the Huntsville Havoc, the Building, Home, and Remodeling Show, or Monster Jam, plan the night and make it all about him! He will appreciate the effort and you can take all the credit for being so thoughtful.
- Ticket information: Visit the VBC website for information on all upcoming shows
- Purchase Tickets: Purchase online through the VBC website or by calling their box office at 256-533-1953
OTTER CREEK AT HARRISON BROTHERS
Ladies, how often have we expected our men to bathe with our bath products? Let’s face it, pomegranate and passion fruit just don’t have the same appeal on him as they do in Bath and Body Works. Otter Creek is a line for men by men to make women happy. And you can buy it in downtown Huntsville at Harrison Brothers Hardware. It’s a Valentines gift that will make us all happy!
- Visit Harrison Brothers: 124 Southside Square, Huntsville 35801
Why do we love local men’s clothing store Status? They carry the clothes we want our guys to wear! Lucky for us, our guys love the clothes at Status, too. Our choice for a great Valentine’s gift for your favorite fella? One of their T’s- from sports teams with a vintage look, to techno, you will find something you both will love.
- Visit Status: 617-C Meridian Street, Huntsville 35801
For the Kids
UP A CREEK FAMILY ADVENTURE
Want to burn calories instead of loading your kids up with chocolate hearts this Valentine’s Day? Check out Up a Creek Family Adventures, offering a rock climbing wall, games, activities, snowboarding (yes, really) and more. Kids and parents love it. Check out Valentine’s Hours as well as their regular Kids Only Nights.
- Visit Up a Creek online
- Address: 5575 Highway 431S, Hampton Cove 35741
(Next to Bicycle Cove)
The Switch House is a go-to in Huntsville for all things cool. And, these recycled crayons fit the bill for a Kids Valentine’s gift that is thrifty and up-cycled. Or, bring in your own broken crayons and recycle them at The Switch House!
- Visit The Switch House: 120-A Cleveland Ave, Huntsville 35801
For friends/ teachers/ kids/ everyone!
Finding a little something for a teacher, friend, office mate (or anyone else you want to give a Valentine to) can be challenging. Luckily we’ve got some great local stores with the perfect present (and solution)!
LETTERPRESS VALENTINE’S AND COPPER HEART CHARMS
Want to put your own heart into it? Head to Green Pea Press on Saturday, February 9, from 12-4 at Lowe Mill for their most popular walk-in workshop of the year! Rachel will have the letterpress set up to print 5 individual cards at once and crafty supplies available to embellish them as you like.
After you make cards, head next door to Connie Ulrich’s Studio to make a copper charm! You can attach it to your valentine cards, make a pendant or a keyring! All ages are welcome!
Didn’t make it to the Workshops? Stop by Green Pea Press and Connie’s Studio’s anyway. From T-shirts to door hangers to jewelry, you will be delighted with their custom and handmade art.