What To Do & See Downtown This Week! (The Love Edition)

Please Note: The weather may cancel or postpone events listed below this week. Please call ahead to businesses and/or venues to check and plan accordingly.

What to Do & See Downtown This Week! (The Love Edition)
 
 
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PARK ON THE HILL
Parking is always FREE on Sundays in downtown! www.parkonthehill.com 
 
LOVE Sale at LIGHT
LIGHT Art + Design Gallery loves their customers! Shop online or in-store through Saturday, February 15 and receive 10% off all jewelry and bag
purchases! Use coupon code: love2014. www.lightartdesign.com 
 
La Res Brings the Love
Take your love to a Valentine's Day lunch at La Residence and enjoy the house-made crepes! On Sunday, February 16 from 3 pm to 4:30 pm enjoy a Sweetheart Tea; a special British tea served by The Blakemere Company at La Residence. $28/per person, reservations required. 
 /  www.laresidencedining.com. 
 
Celebrate at Valloween
Friday, February 14 at 10 pm: Chapel Hill Underground welcomes you to a dance party and costume contest on Valentine's Day. Live music by DJ Dudefemme, DJ Dreamboat, & DJ Babytooth.Cover: $5-20 Benefit for the Earth First! Media Project www.earthfirstjournal.org / 
Love Special at Med Deli
From Thursday, February 13 - Sunday, February 16 Mediterranean Deli is offering a Love Special: You and a loved one can enjoy a choice of two entrees, two glasses of champagne, and two pieces of baklava for $32! www.mediterraneandeli.com 

Valentine's Dessert Love
Valentine's Day is celebrated at Crook's Corner with a special menu and music in the restaurant! Don't worry - the tried and true menu favorites like fried oysters are still there. And you know your sweetheart will want to share Valentine surprises like the Good Banana Pudding, Mt. Airy Chocolate Soufflé Cake or a slice of some delicious caramel-glazed poundcake.  www.crookscorner.com 
Love is a Helping Hand 
Congratulations to Sweeps, a staffing agency that matches you with the right college students for $25 per hour with a variety of work, was presented the 2013 Business of the Year award by The Chapel Hill Chamber of Commerce. All Sweeps work is fully guaranteed, insured, and bonded, and they would love to help you with last minute Valentine's Day services and gifts, with your spring cleaning, or with just about anything else you need help with! www.sweeps.jobs 
Go Heels! Beat Duke!
Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night will keep the Heels from beating the Blue Devils tonight at the Dean Smith Center at 9 pm. www.goheels.com 
2nd Friday ArtWalk with Your Love!
Friday, February 14 from 6 pm to 9 pm: Enjoy a Valentine's Day date on the 2nd Friday ArtWalk! You and your love can experience the creative arts scene in our community, explore venues and businesses throughout Chapel Hill and Carrboro, as well as socialize with other art lovers! Check out this month's participating venues. Many of the venues have live music, food, activities, and other art related entertainment. www.2ndFridayArtWalk.com
 
Kipos Greek Taverna, located at 431 W. Franklin Street, features Greek classics as well as signature items. Mezzes (small plates) meant to be shared, rotisserie cooked meats sourced from local farms, and slow cooked foods and vegetarian dishes made from the finest olive oils and ingredients. Serving brunch, lunch and dinner. Kipos also features an all-day corner bakery, offering fresh baked breads, pastries, and coffee. www.kiposgreektaverna.com  
Order Those Roses Today! 
Don't wait until the last minute! Downtown Chapel Hill boasts two wonderful locally-owned and operated florists. With numerous beautiful arrangements to choose from, you are sure to brighten Valentine's Day this year for that special someone. Chapel Hill Florist is located at 200 West Franklin Street. Call (919) 929-2903 or order online at www.chapelhillfloristltd.com. University Florist and Gift Shop is located at 124 East Franklin Street. Call (919) 929-1119 or order online at www.universityflorist.com. 
Valentine's Day Dinner for Two
Fitzgerald's Irish Pub is offering a $45 for two, prix fixe dinner with three courses with wine or champagne on Friday, February 14. Reservations enouraged. Call 919-240-4560 or visit www.fitzgeraldschapelhill.com.
Valentines Night at Ackland
Thursday, February 13 from 5 pm to 8 pm: Following the success of last year's creative and crafty Valentine's Day party, the Ackland Museum is bringing back an evening with a Make-Your-Own Valentines Station and "Love in the Galleries" scavenger hunt. Sweet treats, sweethearts, and surprises will abound. Take home a hand-crafted creation for that someone special!  www.ackland.org  
NC Comedy Arts Festival Events
Who isn't attracted to a good sense of humor? No one! So take your love to the The North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival, created by Carrboro's DSI Comedy Theater, running now until February 16. Featuring over 100 artists and performers at venues across the Triangle. For more information visit www.nccomedyarts.com 
 
Teen Science Cafe at Planetarium
Friday, February 14 at 5:30 pm: Dr. Mike Willis will show teens his team's fieldwork in the Russian Arctic where glaciers are accelerating in speed and sliding away. He'll also use demonstrations to explain his current theory on a scientific mystery happening on the Greenland Ice Sheet, where water is cascading into the ice in a way that no one has witnessed before. For young adults, ages 13-18, and it's free! www.moreheadplanetarium.org  
Red Carpet Event at Varsity 
February 14, 15, & 16: "Gone with the Wind"; The 1939 historical epic received 10 Academy Awards and
is considered one of the greatest and most popular films of all time. $20 Admission Price Includes:
Concessions throughout Entire Movie (Popcorn/Fountain Drinks) and Intermission Small Plates Buffet (Catered by Med Deli). Champagne, Wine and Beer will also be available for purchase. Tickets available at the box office or by phone during regular hours. www.varsityonfranklin.com  
Love Under the Stars: Carolina Skies
Friday, February 14 at 7 pm and 8 pm: It's the most unique Valentine's tradition you'll ever experience- the special star show "Carolina Skies: Valentine Edition" explores the legends of love told by ancient cultures through constellations at Morehead Planetarium. These shows are appropriate for adults and older teens. Regular prices apply. www.moreheadplanetarium.org 
Valentine's Throwback Prom at Zog's 
Friday, February 14 at 8 pm: Attention singles and couples, Zog's is throwing a Valentine's Prom for those of you who love V-Day, hate it, went to prom, got stood up for prom, love 80s and 90s music, and love wearing leisure suits and pink taffeta! So, basically everyone is invited. Have your prom pic taken, free giveaways, and get ready for the dance-off to determine prom king and queen! 
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The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership works to bring the resources of the Town, University and downtown community together to maintain, enhance and promote downtown as the social, cultural, and spiritual center of Chapel Hill through economic development. Contact Meg McGurk at 919-967-9440 or meg@downtownchapelhill.com.