Valentine's Day in the Valley

Posted by Black Mountain Birdie | | Posted on Monday, January 31, 2011

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Black Mountain / Swannanoa
The Black Mountain- Swannanoa Chamber of Commerce Announces Valentine’s Day Happenings Around the Valley

            Black Mountain, NC (January 31, 2011) – The following Black Mountain/ Swannanoa stores, businesses and restaurants have special Valentine’s Day offerings sure to please you and your loved one!

Sunday Grant Photography is offering mini photo sessions for Valentine’s Day.  Cost is $75.  www.sundaygrantphotography.com 

Que Sera is open for Valentine’s Day dinner 5- 10 p.m. with specials for the evening along with their regular menu.  www.queserarestaurant.com; 400 East State Street, 664-9472.

The Morning Glory is open for dinner for a special four-course Valentine’s Day dinner 5:30- 9 p.m.  Two or more options for each course featuring fish, meats, organic produce and vegetarian options.  $45 per couple includes a complimentary glass of bubbly.  Reservations only.  www.themorningglorycafe.com; 669-6212.  6 E Market Street #A, Black Mountain.

Valentine’s Day dinner at the Blackbird includes a special romantic menu with elegant choices and complimentary champagne.  Menu items include lobster, rack of lamb, rib eye and wild salmon, wild mushroom truffled fettuccini… plus wild raspberry mousse, house made chocolate truffles and chocolate flights for two.  www.theblackbirdrestaurant.com; 669-5556.  10 East Market Street, Black Mountain.

Ridgecrest Conference Center is serving a Valentine’s Day lunch buffet on Sunday, February 13.  Menu includes lemon-herb baked chicken, citrus-glazed salmon, roast round of beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans almandine, fresh baked yeast rolls, strawberry spinach salad, fruit salad, calico slaw, warm peach cobble with vanilla ice cream, cream cheese carrot cake, coffee, tea and milk.  Adults- $13.25 plus tax, children under 12- $6.25 plus tax.  At the Ridgecrest Conference Center/ Johnson Spring, Room 1.  12- 1:30 p.m.  Reservations required and must be made by February 10 – 828-669-8022 and ask for Valentine’s Day lunch buffet reservations.  www.ridgecrestconferencecenter.org.

Kilwin’s Chocolates, Fudge and Ice Cream has a large variety of Valentine’s Day gift ideas and prices ranges to fit any budget.  www.kilwins.com; 669-6119.  116 West State Street.


AnTHM Gallery is hosting a special Valentine’s workshop on Feb.5, 11 am.- 2 pm.  Nationally acclaimed artist and Black Mountain’s own Brad Stroman will show attendees how to create their own “heartstones” – each finished heartstone will be beautifully boxed and wrapped to give to your special someone.  The workshop is held at AnTHM and includes lunch at Black Mountain Bakery.  No supplies required.  $55 per person, $100 per couple.  AnTHM also has other special Valentine’s Day gifts including votive candles (red currant, grapefruit rosemary, Anjou pear), jewelry and accessories (hammered hearts, felted nelksplashes, velvet chokers).  828-419-0049; www.anthmgallery.com.  100.5 West State Street.

The Sourwood Gallery in Black Mountain is hosting the Swannanoa Valley Fine Arts League Members Show for a second year.  “Paint Your Heart Out” is opening Sunday afternoon February 13 with a reception from 2-4 p.m. Visitors are invited to attend and vote for a favorite work of art.  Three artists will receive “People’s Choice Awards” which will be revealed on closing day February 26.  At least twenty-five artists working in a variety of mediums and styles will be exhibiting new works.  www.svfal.org.  The Sourwood Gallery is located at 100 Broadway; 669-4975.
    Thanks to Gretchen Howard Public Relations and Events for the inside scoop!

    Comments (3)

    Thank you so much Black Mountain Birdie!

    Glad to...I think it is a great idea for all those love birds out there or even for a Father/Daughter!

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