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Love is in the Air

Whether you are single and ready to mingle or all loved up, we’ve got some fun and unexpected suggestions for how to spend your Valentine’s holiday.

By Amy Mulvihill - February 2014

Fun and unexpected suggestions for how to spend your Valentine’s holiday

Whether you are single and ready to mingle or all loved up, we’ve got some fun and unexpected suggestions for how to spend your Valentine’s holiday.

By Amy Mulvihill - February 2014

-Courtesy of Spirit of Baltimore

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Perfect For: Platonic Pals

FRIENDSHIP TEA AT MONTPELIER MANSION
FEB. 15: Food and Dining. Montpelier Mansion, 9650 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel. 1:30 p.m. $25-29. 301-377-7817. pgparks.com. Bring your best friend or sweetheart for tea in Montpelier’s elegant South Wing. In honor of Black History Month, the mansion will feature African-inspired treats. Guests are encouraged to wear African clothing.

Perfect For: Sexy Singles

LOVE SUX PARTY
FEB. 14: Music. Howl at the Moon, 22 Market Pl. 5 p.m.-2 a.m. Free-$10. 410-783-5111. howlatthemoon.com. Come celebrate anti-Valentine’s Day at Howl at the Moon’s Love Sux Party! Go stag or with a group and enjoy drink specials and games with $500 in cash and prizes for the taking. Bring in a mutilated photo of your ex before 10 p.m. for free cover.

Perfect For: First Dates

BOEING BOEING
TO FEB. 9: Theater. Fells Point Corner Theatre, 251 S. Ann St. Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m. $15-20. 410-276-7837. fpct.org. Handsome bachelor Bernard is having the time of his life juggling three gorgeous flight-attendant fiancées. But when the schedules change, all hell breaks loose in his Parisian love nest in this sexy ’60s romp.

Perfect For: The Totally Smitten

JENNIFER BLADES IN MY FUNNY VALENTINE
FEB. 14: Music. Cabaret at Germano’s, 300 S. High St. 7:30 p.m. $15. 410-752-4515. germanospiattini.com/events. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Jennifer Blades as she sings a cabaret about looking for love, finding love, losing love, confusing love, and loving love with songs by Rodgers and Hart, Sondheim, Gershwin, and others.

Perfect For: The Newly Betrothed

VALENTINE’S DAY CRUISES
FEB. 14-15: Tours. Spirit of Baltimore, 561 Light St. Fri. 7 p.m., Sat. 11:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. $33.95 and up. spiritcruisesbaltimore.com/Baltimore/valentinesday. Set sail for a romantic trip close to home during which you can wine and dine your valentine as the Inner Harbor’s landmarks glide by.

Perfect For: Longtime Loves

MODERN LOVE: STORIES ABOUT 21ST-CENTURY ROMANCE AND RELATIONSHIPS
FEB. 3: Theater. Centerstage, 700 N. Calvert St. 7 p.m. $20. 410-332-0033. stoopstorytelling.com. The Stoop Storytelling Series presents an all-ladies show, with seven female storytellers sharing tales of love and loss. Men can sign up to tell a three-minute story.

Perfect For: Permanent Pairs

SEX AT THE ZOO
FEB. 14: Lectures and Classes. The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, 1876 Mansion House Dr. 6-9 p.m. $80-130. 410-396-7102. marylandzoo.org. Learn about the birds and the bees—literally!—at this adult-oriented event discussing the mating rituals of the animal kingdom. Enjoy open bar, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and live jazz.




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