Get Out: Romantic Cooking Class and Wine Tasting
A list of nearby activities for you and your family.
As you prepare to shower your lovebug with kisses this weekend in advance of Valentine's Day, we've got a few ideas for things to do together in this week's Get Out, including a wine tasting soiree at the Smoke Rise Village Inn and a couple's cooking class.
But if you're not feeling romantic, we've got a few other ideas. Here are this week's events:
Couple Cooking Class and Wine Tasting
When/Where: Friday at 6 p.m. at Maggiano's Little Italy.
Why Go: To watch Sous Chef Donald Colley prepare his favorite Valentine's Day dishes, while getting to be part of the demonstrations and tasting all the food that includes Chicken Francese and Bitter Sweet Chocolate Mousse.
Cost: $100 per couple.
Wine Tasting Soiree
When/Where: Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Smoke Rise Village Inn in Kinnelon
Why Go: To experience a variety of fine wines and light fare while supporting the Smoke Rise Nursery School, as it is their fundraiser.
Cost: $65 per person
Introduction to Zumba (for beginners)
When/Where: Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at the Butler Public Library
Why Go: To try out the latin-infused fitness class without the pressure of being surrounded by experts
Wordsmiths Writing Workshop
When/Where: Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Jefferson Township Public Library
Why Go: So you can get your creative juices flowing using writing prompts and get feedback on your work
Cost: Free (and refreshments are provided!)
Lifespeed NJ Plays the Blackthorn
When/Where: Thursday at 9:30 p.m. at Blackthorn Irish Restaurant & Pub, 1735 Route 46, Parsippany
Why Go: When's the last time you went out to rock out?
Cost: Free admission
An Evening of Romance with Michael Amante
When/Where: Friday, 8 p.m. at the Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown
Why Go: You want to celebrate Valentines Day with your sweetie, and "The People's Tenor."
Cost: $42 to $57
All-Abilities Run from The Running Company
When/Where: Saturday, 9 a.m. from The Morristown Running Company
Why Go: You want to make friends and work out around lovely Morristown. Free bagels after the run, too!
'Ivy, a Most Unusual Plant'
When/Where: Sunday, 1 p.m. at Frelinghuysen Arboretum, Morris Township
Why Go: You want to learn about ivy from an expert, its many varieties, and maybe even buy some for your home.
Meet 'President Lincoln' on his Official Birthday
When/Where: Sunday 1 p.m. at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, Morristown
Why Go: You want a little history about this historical figure
Cost: $8 general admission