For Valentine’s Day 2016 we’ve got you covered in the music, romance and chocolates department, but Heart Day doesn’t have to be conventional. Check out these upcoming events and make this lovely holiday one for the books!
Le Chocolate Feast – Jan. 30 – Attention chocolate lovers: this one‘s for you! Celebrate Valentine’s Day a little early this year and come to the Northwest Arkansas Mall in Fayetteville to taste chocolate themed treats from various restaurants and catering businesses throughout Northwest Arkansas! All proceeds go to the Pink Divas – an organization that provides support for breast cancer patients, survivors and their families in Northwest Arkansas. lechocolatefeast.org
Valentines Pops: The American Songbook – Feb. 6 – Join the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas for a romantic evening of incredible music at Walton Arts Center. This concert features America’s beloved popular musical output from the first half of the last century, with a generous helping of songs about love. Featuring jazz vocalist Genine LaTrice Perez, this concert is one you won’t want to miss! sonamusic.org
Eureka Springs Chocolate Lovers’ Festival – Feb. 13 – Embrace your sweet tooth this Valentine’s Day at the Eureka Springs Chocolate Lovers’ Festival! Cakes, cookies, ice cream, dipping fountains, beverages and more can be found at this tasty event. From organic and household brand names to select boutique labels, vendors will showcase and promote their products while offering gourmet and homemade take-home samples to attendees! The festival provides funds for multiple non-profit organizations in the Eureka Springs area. eurekachocfest.org
Black Hearts Ball: Anti-Valentine’s Day – Feb. 14 – Not the biggest fan of Valentine’s Day? Crystal Bridges Museum of America Art has you covered! The Bentonville museum invites members and guests to the 2016 Black Hearts Ball. Dance your blues away on the 3D projected dance floor, and indulge in delicious comfort cuisine prepared by chefs at the museum’s restaurant, Eleven. After the ball, drown your sorrows at the after party downtown at The Hive inside 21c Museum Hotel. crystalbridges.org