Cupid, draw back your bow… and let Mt. Airy go… straight to… these Valentine’s… Day deeeals. Around the world, people have celebrated St. Valentine’s Day since Geoffrey Chaucer’s 14th Century poem “Parlement of Foules” associated it with lovers.
Here in Mt. Airy, options abound for spending some Valen-time with a lover – or flying solo! Options such as…
If anyone in Mt. Airy knows anything about Valentine’s Day, it’s the florist who’s been here over 100 years. Rothe Florists’ complete Valentine’s Day special this year features a dozen of their own premium red roses, a plush Valentine bear, a Valentine mylar balloon, and a one-pound box of delicious Asher’s Chocolates delivered
either the 13th or 14th for $159.99. Also, just for reading this email, you can take $5 off this or any Valentine’s order over $50. Just mention the “MAUSA” promo code.
Rothe Florists, 7158 Germantown Avenue.
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Six Senses Clay Studio
Get your Ghost
on with couples night at the potter’s wheel. BYOB and Six Senses will provide the clay and candlelight. It’s just $50 a couple for a fun (and funny) evening of throwing clay and going home with something you made together. Two options: Saturday, February 10th and Saturday, February 17th, 7-8:30pm.
Six Senses Clay Studio, 20 E. Mt. Airy Avenue.
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Earth Bread + Brewery
Everyone’s favorite brewpub and flatbread purveyor is keeping it candlelit too. On the evening of the 14th, dine for two at Earth with a half dozen oysters, a bottle of sparkling wine for $10, 50% off bottles of wine, a special 750ml bottle of beer, and of course, a hearty flatbread. Sugar cookies for dessert on the house, too.
Earth B+B, 7136 Germantown Avenue.
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Dinner at home by Herb Scott Catering
Let Herb Scott handle dinner with a Valentine’s Day special. Hors d’oeuvres include baguette with exotic mushrooms, cream & oysters; the first course is a green salad with candied walnuts, smoked duck, and raspberries; entrées include grilled marinated steak with black pepper radish butter and citrus roasted salmon with fennel and chilies; baby carrots with coriander honey butter and miso roasted yukon gold potatoes on the side; and for dessert, chocolate hazelnut cheesecakes with strawberry mascarpone creme. Four+ courses, for two people, just $45. Call Herb ahead of time, 215-842-1609
, and pick up on the 14th.
Herb Scott Catering, 6531 Germantown Avenue.
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One night only: Vagina Monologues in Mt. Airy
Eve Ensler’s political theater has taken the world by storm for the past 20 years, and on Monday, February 13th
, it comes to the historic Sedgwick Theatre. Local actresses M’Balia Singley and Grace Gonglewski are among a large cast in the performance that’s equally hilarious and heartbreaking. This year’s theme is violence in the workplace, and as with every V-Day performance, proceeds will go to local organizations addressing that theme: Women’s Law Project
and Dawn’s Place
. Get your tickets HERE
Sedgwick Theatre, 7137 Germantown Avenue.
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CAMA: get stuck together
Bring your sweetie or a friend to Community Acupuncture of Mt. Airy (CAMA) for the relaxing gift of holistic health. Come between February 12th and 17th and take $10 off your acupuncture. Call Elise at 215-266-5757
to take advantage of this offer.
CAMA, 6782 Germantown Avenue.
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Weavers Way member appreciation days
Not much to say that that graphic doesn’t already. Members shopping the co-op February 11-14 get an extra 5% off, for a total of 10% off purchases. Stock up on organic cat food and Mary’s Gone Crackers.
Weavers Way Co-op, 559 Carpenter Lane and 8424 Germantown Avenue.
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High Point Café
Valentine’s Day means the return of High Point’s popular Very Mt. Airy
shortbread couples. Pictured here on HPC’s fabulous Instagram account
, Brooklyn bestows his blessing on cookie couple trials. Expect them soon at both High Point locations, as well as a return of the heart-shaped linzer cookies. Sweet times ahead.
High Point Café, 602 Carpenter Lane & 7210 Cresheim Road
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The Frosted Fox Cake Shop
You already knew you can count on Frosted Fox cookies like these above, but don’t sleep on the Galentine’s Day cookies in honor of Leslie Knope and the Tina Belcher Valentine Cookie specials (“you are a strong, sensual woman”). Special 4″ mini-cakes are available too for the sweetest Valentine’s Day.
And, their neighbors at Vivid Hair Salon will host a popup flower shop for V-Day too. Vivid owner and stylist Seline Braswell also puts together beautiful floral arrangements as Abundant Blooms. Preview her style HERE, then plan on two-stop shopping on the Avenue.
The Frosted Fox Cake Shop, 6511 Germantown Avenue.
Vivid Hair Salon, 6513 Germantown Avenue.
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Shop local and Happy Valentine’s Day!
– The Mt. Airy USA team