Valentine’s Day Events 

Beginner Cookie Decorating: Valentines
Saturday, February 10, 11:00am-1:00pm
MetroParks Farm, 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Rd., Canfield, 330-533-7572
Hands-on. Adults and ages 10+ with paid adult. Cindy Velt will lead the class in different decorating techniques using royal icing to create a fun set of delicious, colorful cookies to take home. All supplies are provided and instruction sheets and recipes to take home are included. Register/pay at Fellows Riverside Gardens by February 7.

Roses and Romance – Sebring Mansion Inn & Spa
Saturday, February 10, 6:00pm-10:00pm
Sebring Mansion Inn & Spa, 385 W. Ohio Ave., Sebring, 330-938-0423
Bring your Valentine to our Roses and Romance evening with Dinner and Entertainment featuring Michael Sonata “Frank Sinatra, A Tribute”. Overnight packages available.

It’s All About Love (Dinner, Show & Dance)
Saturday, February 10, 7:00pm
Dutch Village Inn, 150 East State Route 14, Columbiana, 866-482-5050 ext. 425
Celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend with your favorite love songs performed live by the talented duo of Mary Jo Maluso and Rick Blackson of Beyond Broadway Entertainment in a stylish cabaret show at the Dutch Village Inn Hotel and Banquet Center in Columbiana. Then stay to dance the night away with that special someone. Includes four-course gourmet buffet including beverages and dessert.  Overnight hotel room package available.

Valentine’s Dinner & Dance
Saturday, February 10, 7:00pm-11:00pm
The Vineyards at Pine Lake, 14101 Market Street, Columbiana

Youngstown Symphony Orchestra Pops Series – Ella: First Lady of Song
Saturday, February 10, 8:00pm
DeYor Performing Arts Center, 260 W. Federal Street, Youngstown, 330-744-0264
Capathia Jenkins and cast along with the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra celebrate the centenary of Ella Fitzgerald, First Lady of Song, performing such hits as “It Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing,” “A-Tisket A-Tasket,” “I Got Rhythm,” “How High the Moon” and “Bewitched.” You’ll also hear top hits by her sister jazz greats, including Dinah Washington, Billie Holiday and Sarah Vaughan featuring the music they made famous: songs written by Billy Strayhorn, George Gershwin, Harold Arlen, Richard Rodgers and Kurt Weill.

Winter Wine Affair
Saturday, February 17, 2:00pm-4:00pm (VIP 1:00pm-4:00pm) and 7:00pm-9:00pm (VIP 6:00pm-9:00pm)
Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Avenue, Youngstown
Over a dozen wineries from all regions of the state will be pouring wine samples. Bottles will also be available to purchase to take home. There will be two sessions (afternoon and evening) with preferred options (VIP) in each. Enjoy relaxing live music, cheese plates, and more…a perfect way to escape cabin fever in the middle of February! Or to treat your sweetie to a belated Valentines’ Day wine outing! VIP TICKETS: Enjoy an extra hour of sampling, a complimentary cheese plate, and wine tote. To assure a very special experience, only a limited number will be sold, and VIP will not be sold at the door. For details or to order tickets, visit the link above or call the Ohio Wine Producers Association office at 440-466-4417.


Make it a Getaway with a Valentine’s Day Overnight Package!

Valentine’s Day Special – Holiday Inn
Wednesday, February 14, Friday, February 16 & Saturday, February 17, 2018
Holiday Inn, 7410 South Avenue, Boardman, 330-726-1611
Enjoy overnight accommodations in their award winning hotel located in the heart of the area’s premier dining! Special room only rate of $109.99.
Romantic Package available for $129.99 and includes overnight accommodations, bottle of Brut Champagne, gift basket including chocolates and Champagne glasses, and breakfast for 2 in TJ’s Restaurant (located inside the hotel).

Saturday Sweetheart Package – Courtyard Youngstown Canfield
Package available for every Saturday in February
Courtyard Youngstown Canfield, 4173 Westford Place, Canfield, 330-533-6880
Package includes overnight accommodations, breakfast for two, bottle of sparkling wine upon arrival, and $30 food voucher for Kennsington Grille (excludes alcohol), located next door to the hotel. Rate is $159.00 plus tax.

Romance and Relaxation – Holiday Inn Express & Suites Youngstown West
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Youngstown West, 5555 Cerni Place, Youngstown, 330-505-5700
Are you looking for a special treat for that someone special this Valentine’s Day? Reserve your night of romance and relaxation today! Stay in one of our traditional rooms, or suites (Jacuzzi suites are limited!), and be greeted by a bottle of champagne, two champagne flutes, and a box of chocolates. Enjoy a quiet stay or a night out. We are just a short shuttle ride away from the Hollywood Gaming Casino, making the Holiday Inn Express the perfect venue for your night away. Call and book your room today!

Romantic Escape – Dutch Village Inn
Dutch Village Inn, 150 East State Route 14, Columbiana, 866-482-5050
Bring your loved one to the beautiful Dutch Village Inn this Valentine’s Day and find the perfect romantic escape for two! This all-inclusive package includes lovely overnight accommodations in a standard, luxury or cozy fireside suites, a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast served till 11am and a gift basket in your room featuring etched Italian glassware, sparkling juice, candied nuts, chocolate fudge, Guggisberg almond cheese spread & honey-wheat crackers. In-room hot-tub suites are also available and shopping at the Dutch Village stores is adjacent to the Inn. (Stores closed on Sunday.)  Call the Inn’s front desk at 866-482-5050 to book your romantic escape getaway and for package pricing.
Add even more romance!  Give your sweetheart a dozen beautiful roses to make your Valentine’s Day even more special. Order directly from Blossoms in the Village, located behind the Inn, at 330-892-0498. 


Sweets for Your Sweetie

Gorant Chocolatier
8301 Market St., Boardman, 330-726-8821
1393 Boardman-Canfield Rd., Boardman
5539 Mahoning Ave., Austintown, 330-799-6000

Giannios Candy
7080 Tiffany Blvd., Boardman, 330-259-8803

Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream
Locations in Boardman, Austintown, Youngstown, Poland and Columbiana

One Hot Cookie
Locations in Boardman and Downtown Youngstown


Fun for Kids

Father-Daughter Dance – Boardman Park – TICKETS SELL FAST!
Friday, February 9, 6-9pm; Saturday, February 10, 6-9pm; Thursday, February 15, 6-9pm; Friday, February 16, 6-9pm; Saturday, February 17, 6-9pm; and Sunday, February 18, 5-8pm
Boardman Park – Lariccia Family Community Center, 375 Boardman-Poland Rd., Boardman, 330-726-8107
Sign up and dance the night away with your Princess.  Invited are Fathers who have a daughter, ages 5 to 12, to enjoy a semi-formal dinner/dance. Dinner is provided along with a DJ, professional photo, lots of dancing and so much more. Tickets can be purchased in the Park Office or online. Cost is $40 per couple, Boardman Resident/ $50 per couple, Non-Resident. Additional child is $20 Boardman Resident/$25 Non-Resident, please call Park office.

Mother/Son Game Night – Mill Creek MetroParks
Saturday, February 10, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Birch Hill Cabin – Mill Creek MetroParks
Boys and their favorite “mother figure” (mother, aunt, sister, grandmother, guardian) are invited to enjoy a family friendly fun evening of board games, hot chocolate, and snacks. All ages welcome. A variety of family style board games will be provided for all skill levels.  Every boy must have a “mother figure” present. Call Ford Nature Center to register/pay by February 8.