Need Valentine’s Day plans?


UPDATED: 2:30 p.m. Jan. 30.

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Here are a few Valentine’s Day options around the Triangle.

Enjoy tea time for two: La Residence and The Blakemere Co. are hosting a Sweetheart Tea Party from 2:30-5 p.m. Feb. 15. For $33 per person, you can enjoy finger sandwiches, scones and clotted cream, cakes and tarts and unlimited tea. La Residence is at 202 W. Rosemary St., Chapel Hill. Info:, 919-967-2506.

Take a class: The Durham Museum of Life & Science is offering a class, “The Science of Eats: Sweet,” from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Feb. 12. Local chefs will be serving pastries, pies and confections along with savory treats. The class cost $25; for an additional $10, get a chocolate and champagne tasting from Wine Authorities and Videri. For details and to buy tickets:

Dinner for two: Many Triangle restaurants are offering special menus for Valentine’s Day, and here are a few:


The Washington Duke Inn’s Fairview restaurant

in Durham is offering a four-course meal for $72 per person. To see the complete menu, go to

. For reservations, call 919-493-6699.


The Carolina Inn

in Chapel Hill is offering a four-course meal for $75 per person. You can make it a weekend with special rates starting at $149 a night with breakfast and a bottle of chilled prosecco upon arrival Feb. 13-15. For a reservation, call




The Academy Street Bistro

in downtown Cary is offering a three-course dinner for $58 per person. A wine flight costs an additional $18. To see the menu, go to

. For reservations, call 919-377-0509.


An Cuisines

in Cary is offering a five-course meal for $85 per person and $30 for additional wine pairings. To see the menu, go to

. For a reservation, call 919-677-9229.


Margaux’s Restaurant

in North Raleigh is offering a special three-course menu on Feb. 13 and 14 for $49.95 per person. For reservations, call 919-846-9846.

• Raleigh’s

The Angus Barn

is hosting a Valentine’s Day five-course dinner at its lakeside pavilion for $120 per person. The dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 14. After dinner, there will be dancing and live music with the band Love Tribe. To see the menu and buy tickets, go to

. To make a reservation, call 919-781-2444.