Valentine's Day events

Friday, February 11, 2011

Trio of Treats

My Daddy's Cheesecake will present a special menu with a selection of new beers and wines accompanied by live music.

7 to 10 p.m. today

Valentine's Day Concert

Dockside the Upper Deck presents a Valentine's Day party for all ages with live music from Warchalking, Bears on Fire, Otto Modest, Scott Coomer, Cassie Gaines and Ambrister. There will be an $8 cover charge and a cash bar. Doors open at 7 p.m.

8 p.m. today

Wine & Chocolate Lovers Excursion

Vines 2 Wines Excursions will leave from Cape Girardeau to visit Rothbrick Crush Winery, Tower Rock Winery, Hemman Winery and The Barrens Winery for two full-day tours to taste wines and chocolate. Tickets cost $30 per person or $50 per couple. Seats are limited. Make reservations by calling 579-9009.

10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Valentine's Dinner fundraiser

The youth group of Centenary United Methodist Church will host a four-course candlelight dinner at the church with live music to raise funds for mission projects. Tickets cost $25. Call 334-2869 for tickets and more information.

6 p.m. Saturday

Valentine's Dinner and Dance

A gourmet dinner by Ray's of Kelso at the Plaza Conference Center will open the evening accompanied by music from the Saxy Jazz Quartet, followed by dancing to Saxy Jazz's Motown Six combo. Private tables are available. Individual tickets cost $49.99 and can be purchased by calling 332-1118 or online at

6:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday

Valentine's Dinner Dance Benefit

Rose Bed Inn Hospitality Center will present a special menu by Chef James Coley and music by See Mo' Jazz at the Aartful Rose Banquet Center and Gallery. Proceeds will benefit the Melaina Cunningham and Friends Park Fund. Tickets cost $75 per couple and can be purchased by calling 332-7673.

7 to 11 p.m. Saturday

Love Songs with Lindsay Bowerman

Singer and guitarist Lindsay Bowerman will perform live at Hunter Valley Winery.

2 to 5 p.m. Sunday

Gala Valentine's Party

Couples married more than 50 years can bring their spouse and marriage license to receive a complimentary continental breakfast and cake. The event at the Arena Building is sponsored by Schnucks and River Radio.

10 a.m. Monday

Valentine's Fun

Culver's will determine just how compatible you and your Valentine are. A handwriting expert will analyze handwriting of couples who come to Culver's.

5 to 7 p.m. Monday

Valentine's Day Scavenger Hunt

Teams of two to four players will complete Valentine's Day-related scavenger hunt tasks throughout Cape Girardeau, taking pictures of each task along the way. The event is sponsored by the Department of Continuing Education at Southeast Missouri State University and begins at the Seabaugh Polytechnic Building on campus. The event is not limited to couples. Participants will need to bring a camera or cell phone capable of taking photos. Prizes and certificates will be awarded. Registration is encouraged to be completed today online at Cost is $25 per person or $40 per couple.

6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday

Valentine's Day Dinner and Show

Chef James Coley of the Rose Bed Inn will prepare a gourmet dinner at the Pink Squirrel to accompany a live performance by adult illusionists. Tickets cost $60 per couple and include dinner and dessert and an open bar. Reservations can be made by calling 332-7465.

7 p.m. Monday

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