February 14th is just around the corner and with it, plentiful ways to surprise and delight your favorite Valentines in Bend, Oregon.
We asked Old Mill District retailers and restaurants to share their extra sweet offerings for a special round-up of events, experiences, and gift giving ideas for this Valentine’s Day. The good news? There are a gajillion ways to express your love. Here are a few to get you started.
Nashelle in the Old Mill District is hosting their annual Men’s Shopping night tonight, Thursday 2/9 from 6-8pm. The Valentine’s vibe will be strong with beer from GoodLife brewing, 25% discounts on almost everything in the store and a team of stylish advisers ready to share their expertise.
Naked Winery is hosting a Fon Do Me party in their tasting room all weekend long. Get in front of the holiday for a date made great with chocolate fondue, delicious dippables and a special wine flight. While you’re there, pick up a bottle of Be Mine, their limited special release Valentine’s Day wine. Of course, Naked Winery will also have gift ideas for guests and a lovely atmosphere complete with flowers, balloons, more chocolate and more wine!
Local lululemon educators are on standby to help you curate a gift box for your sweetheart’s sweaty endeavors. Purchase a “Sweat in a box” and get entered to win an outdoor adventure date package, which includes Lululemon merchandise, equipment rental at Pine Mountain Sports, and delicious goodies.
Swing by Desperado boutique for enticing discounts and delightful Valentine’s Day treats for the sweetest people in your life. Enjoy an extra 50% off of discounted goods and an extra 10% off all footwear at Shoes &…by Desperado (next door).
At Francesca’s you’ll find an abundant selection of specially priced Valentine’s items and fashionable finds including jewelry, accessories, clothing and other welcome gifts. Regardless of your relationship status, you’ll love savings of up to 50% off.
Indulge your Valentine (and You) at Bend Day Spa. Buy one service and get the second service for equal or lesser value half off, February 11 – 18. While receiving scheduled services, enjoy special servings of Naked Winery’s Be Mine Blush Wine along with other complimentary beverages.
Make a meal and melt hearts
Savory Spice has a variety of essential ingredients perfect for signature meal making. Visit ahead of the holiday for special sampling and supplies for every course including Love Chow a yummy mix filled with Savory Spice items- Baker’s Brew Coffee Spice, Pink Himalayan Sea Salt and Peppermint Vanilla Bean Sugar.
Dine out for delicious Valentine’s Day menus
Greg’s Grill has offered a sneak peek at their menu and it is divine: fresh oyster appetizers; featured entrees include Herb Crusted Willamette Valley Lamb Chops, Carlton Farms Pork Tenderloin and Dungeness Crab Napoleon Salad. Finish with Double layer Red Velvet Cake with French buttercream frosting for dessert.
Those with a craving for pasta made with love will want to make their Pastini Pastaria reservation prontissimo. Tortellini with Shrimp and Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce is available on the menu February 10 – 14. Start your meal with a crisp Prosecco, then pair the Antinori Toscana for a perfect complement.
Whether keeping it simple or going to great lengths…we hope that you enjoy a holiday that is perfect for saying I love you.