What’s Good Valentine’s Edition

Celebrate Valentine’s with well-planned and unique adventures. Whether you indulge in delectable locally-sourced cuisine, swing dance to big band music, experience the ringing of the Century Tower carillon bells, immerse yourself in a gallery exhibit or stroll the tree-lined streets of Micanopy or High Springs, Valentine’s Day weekend has something for everyone.

Read on for a special Valentine’s edition of What’s Good and get out there and have some fun!


Wine Lovers Wine Tasting at Downtown Wine and Cheese
Thursday, February 13, 6:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Pizza Making Class and Wine Tasting Date Night at MidiCi The Neapolitan Pizza Company
Thursday, February 13, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Stupid Cupid Valentine’s Day Party at The Queens Arms
Thursday, February 13, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Valentine’s Day at Pomodoro Cafe
Friday, February 14, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Family Fun Valentine’s Day at Splitz Bowling
Friday, February 14, 3 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Valentine’s Dinner Menu and Dueling Piano Show at The Keys Grill and Piano Bar
Friday, February 14, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Valentine’s Dinner Menu and Serenading Violinist at Shula’s Steak House (reservations required, 352-384-3460)
Friday, February 14, 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Southern Fried Vegan Rolls Into Town for Vegan Brews and BBQ at Cypress & Grove Brewing Company
Friday, February 14, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Date Night: A Vertical Tasting at Blackadder Brewing Company
Friday, February 14, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Beer and Donut Pairing at Swamp Head Brewery
Friday, February 14, 5 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Stop Light Mixer Valentine’s Day Party at Big Top Brewing Company, Gainesville
Friday, February 14, 7 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Playing Everyone’s Favorites with Miguel Miranda at High Springs Brewing Company
Friday, February 14, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Valentine’s Day Hearts aGlow Dance at First Magnitude Brewing Company
Friday, February 14, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Prix Fixe 5-Course Dinner Menu at Embers Wood Grill
Friday, February 14 (sold out) – Saturday, February 15

Valentine’s Dinner on the Patio at Downtown Wine and Cheese
Friday, February 14, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

5-Course Tasting at Fehrenbacher’s Artisan Sausages
Friday, February 14, 7 p.m. – 11 p.m.


Valentine’s Tours at Lubee Bat Conservancy
Thursday, February 13 – Friday, February 14, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Cinema Verde Environmental Film Festival at Heartwood Soundstage
Thursday, February 13 – Sunday, February 16

Couples Contour Drawing at the AUK Market
Thursday, February 13, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Salt Water Horse Show Series at Alachua County Agriculture and Equestrian Center
Friday, February 14 – Sunday, February 16

Storefronts, museum and the Herlong Mansion in historic Micanopy with hearts. Micanopy a lovely destination for Valentine's Day!

Stroll through Micanopy and Visit Antique and Vintage Shops, History Museum, Galleries, The Herlong Mansion with Live Music and more
Friday, February 14, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Nia Movement Class, Champagne and Social at Black C Gallery
Friday, February 14, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Sally B.’s Dashing Revue with Music from Swing Theory at High Dive
Friday, February 14, 8 p.m.  – 11 p.m.

Lovestruck, Stories About the Times Cupid’s Arrow Hits… and When It Doesn’t with Guts & Glory GNV at The Wooly
Friday, February 14, 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Valentine’s Day Music from Towering Bells at the Florida Carillon Festival at UF’s Century Tower
Saturday, February 15, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.


Wednesday Bird Walk at Sweetwater Wetlands Park
Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Northwest Gainesville Farmer’s Market at One Love Café
Thursdays, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Guided Hike on Rim Ramble Trail at Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
Saturday, February 15, 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Haile Farmers Market at Haile Village Center
Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Newberry Farmers Market
Saturdays, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.


Museum Nights: Beyond the Mask at Harn Museum of Art
Thursday, February 13, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Illustration and Ceramic Mug Workshop at Be My Galentine at Studio TM
Thursday, February 13, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Paint Sip Create Class with Lanza Gallery at High Springs Brewing Company
Thursday, February 13, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Dance Alive National Ballet Presents Loveland with a Pre-performance Dinner at the UF Phillips Center
Friday, February 14, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Gallery Reception of Benito Cerna The Divine Feminine at Gallery 118, Micanopy
Friday, February 14, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.


UF Symphony Concert at University Auditorium
Thursday, February 13, 7:30 p.m.

Songs of Heartbreak from Wax Wings and Guests at an Extra Special Valentine’s Show at Satchel’s Lightnin’ Salvage
Friday, February 14, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

UF Carillon Studio Concert Series at Century Tower
Friday, February 14, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Ed Roth Jazz Trio at Tioga Town Center
Friday, February 14, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Swing Dance with Santa Fe Big Band at Sasser Hall
Friday, February 14, 7:30 p.m., Dance class at 6:30 p.m.

Latin Lovers Night with Elio Piedra at Jolie A’vie Events
Friday, February 14, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Juke Night with Dion Dia at Civic Media Center
Friday, February 14, 10 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Multiple DJs at Liger is for Lovers Pre-Party for Neon Liger 12 at The Atlantic
Friday, February 14, 10 p.m. – 1:45 a.m.

Contemporary Gospel with Trey McLaughlin & The Sounds of Zamar at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Saturday, February 15, 7:30 p.m.

Ska with Duppies, Eastern Standard Time and Chris Murray at The Atlantic
Saturday, February 15, 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Drag and Burlesque Tribute to The Princess Bride at As You Wish A Tribute to Twoo Wuv at SwampCity Gallery Lounge
Saturday, February 15, 8 p.m.

Joe Breidenstine Jazz Quartet and Brunch at The Music Box
Sunday, February 16, 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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