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Date planning can be hard, and with Valentine's Day just around the corner, we've compiled some fun activities for both happy couples and hopeful singles.
1. What says "I love you" more than axe throwing?
Fifty dollars gets you an hour of axe throwing for two, a glass of sparkling wine and priceless memories. One-hour sessions for the special can be booked from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. this Valentine's Day.
The event is for ages 21 and up and it's "bring your own beverage" after the complimentary glass of wine.
2. Pretzels, beer and love, what more could you want?
Included with the ticket is an appetizer spread consisting of cheese, pretzels, beer cheese house mustard, assorted sausage and assorted bakery cookies, two drinks from the Beer Garden bar and a dozen baked pretzels to take home.
The event is taking place both on Valentine's Day and the day after, Feb. 15, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
3. Reverse the gender roles with a Sadie Hawkins dance
For those of you who missed their chance at school dances, here's another opportunity.
The early show starts at 8 p.m. and music starts at 10 p.m. going until 12 a.m.
4. Who needs love when you can have chocolate?
For those couples with a sweet tooth, indulge in some gourmet chocolate and wine at Delysia Chocolatier's Valentine's Day chocolate tasting.
The flavors, inspired by romance, include a strawberry brut chocolate truffle, spiced wine berry chocolate truffle and a tiramisu chocolate truffle.
The tasting only costs $20 and bookings are available from Feb. 14 through Feb. 16.
5. The perfect way for nature lovers to express their feelings
Create a one-of-a-kind succulent garden that screams "I love you" at this Valentine's Day-themed Plant Nite.
Select a glass planter, decor options and succulents to create a unique memento and memory this Valentine's Day.
The event is for ages 21 and up and costs $47 per person.
6. A painting is worth a thousand words
Partners will each paint one side of a painting to piece together into one whole image. The event is BYOB and a reservation costs $37 a canvas.
The two-hour class lasts from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
7. Drive your partner up a wall
Celebrate your love with your partner by working up a sweat at Crux Climbing Center's Date Night.
Included in the $32 ticket price are two "day passes" and two drinks.
8. A romantic candlelit evening by the lake
Experience candlelit views of Lake Austin with Mozart's Coffee Roasters' Valentine's Day date night.
The $75 tickets include a three-course meal, coffee pairings for each dessert, and live music.
The ticket covers two people and the event lasts from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
9. A party for those who think love is dead
Join other singles for drink specials at this Anti-Valentine's Day Party.
Happening at Upstairs at Caroline, this event is for Austinites trying to avoid all the Valentine's Day lovey-dovey-ness.
Registration is free and the party is from 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.
10. Embrace your inner Pawneean
A special menu blending Peruvian and Mexican cuisine will be offered for all the ladies at the event.
Tickets cost $65 a person and include a three-course meal paired with wine and a special llama cookie to take home.
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