If you’re looking for a creative and slightly unconventional Valentine’s Day date, the Lowry Nature Center has just the ticket. This evening includes a romantic dinner served next to a crackling fireplace, live music by the Roe Family Singers, and a meet-and-greet with a live raptor, all capped off by a winter stroll down a candlelit trail through the woods—with an outdoor fire waiting for you at the end. Ages 21+, reservations required. 763.694.7650.
Food & Drink
If your idea of the perfect Valentine’s Day date includes a delicious dinner with multiple courses and ritzy wine pairings, this event has been designed for you and your significant other. Chef Jenny Breen has prepared a special romantic menu, so reserve a table for two and get ready for your palate to be delighted amidst the gorgeous landscape of the arboretum. 952.443.1422.
Immerse yourself in Greek culture as you learn how to make one of its most famous treats: baklava. This phyllo dough pastry is brimming in honey walnut exquisiteness. NWCT public access host Demae “the Greek lady,” shares her grandmother’s recipe and secrets for the best baklava. Bring a 9x8x2 baking pan to bake your creation at home. $29, plus a $15 supply fee payable to the instructor on the day of the class. 763.745.5213; wayzata.thatscommunityed.com