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Treat your special someone to a delicious dinner at home, flowers and chocolates, special jewelry and more! The best part is that you can find all of this in downtown Evanston at your local restaurants, shops and more! Scroll down to learn more. 

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Alcove Evanston Valentine's Day Love Nest

Alcove Evanston Valentine's Day Love Nest

Celebrate Valentine's Day with a loved one(s) at Alcove Evanston. Four courses, wine pairing, champagne available for dine in or carry out. Call 837-570-9821 for more details.

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Colectivo Coffee Valentine's Day Treats

Colectivo Coffee Valentine's Day Treats

Love is in the air at Colectivo! For a limited time, we’re featuring our Cherry Cordial Cappuccino, San Valentín Coffee, Pink Raspberry Almond Croissants, and Conversation Heart Shortbread Cookies, as well as Cherry Coffee Cake Boxes and Valentine's Day Cookie Decorating Kits available for preorder at TroubadourBakery.com.

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La Cocinita Heart-Shaped Arepas

La Cocinita Heart-Shaped Arepas

Celebrate Valentine's Day with some cheesy heart-shaped arepas! Or if you're not into cheese--literally or figuratively--feel free to do a dairy-free and/or traditional round version. Happy Valentine's Day, from La Cocinita!
 

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Five & Dime Evanston Valentine's Prix Fixe Dinner

Five & Dime Evanston Valentine's Prix Fixe Dinner

Dinner for two includes, cocktails, soup, salad, salmon, short ribs and dessert. Order by February 12th. 

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Found Aphrodisiac Delight Pop-Up!

Found Aphrodisiac Delight Pop-Up!

Found Undercover is offering a sexy month of the James Beard Pop Up: Aphrodisiac Delights! Valentines Pop-Up! Their James Beard award winning Chef Debbie Gold presents a tasting menu at The Barn Steakhouse: Aphrodisiacs to Delight Celebrate the Month of Love 2 seatings available: 5:30pm and 7:30pm. Pre-fixe menu starts at 43.95, optional wine and spirit pairing available for an additional 44.95. Cucumber Yuzu Oyster Shooter Red Beets, yogurt, hazelnut and arugula Crispy duck breast with spicy salsa macha and winter squash Chocolate pudding, fresh cream, gingerbread crumble Coffee, tea, after-dinner drink, or…me?

The pop up is taking place every Thursday (Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25). Order tickets via email at events@foundkitchen.com or book on Opentable. 
 

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Kilwins Evanston Valentine's Treats

Kilwins Evanston Valentine's Treats

Kilwin's has plenty of chocolate and other sweet treats for you to share (and enjoy yourself!) Shop online for pick-up. 

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Koi Fine Asian Cuisine & Lounge "Valentine's Meal for Two"

Koi Fine Asian Cuisine & Lounge "Valentine's Meal for Two"

Enjoy a Valentine's Day meal for two ($59.99 per couple) including a glass of champagne and these delicious items. 
  • Appetizer: Salmon Brulée Bundles
  • Entree: Dragon and Phoenix (represents a long relationship to marriage). Dragon - Crispy covered with tangy sweet spice sauce. Phoenix - Shrimp sautéed with vegetable in white wine sauce.
  • Dessert: Chocolate Lava Cake with ice cream

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Smylie Brothers Cheese & Charcuterie Kit for Valentine's Day

Smylie Brothers Cheese & Charcuterie Kit for Valentine's Day

Complete your BBQ meal with a Cheese and Charcuterie Kit, 2 Splits of bubbly or 2 Barrel Aged cans, and Dessert for $55!  Order for pick-up or in-house delivery at smyliebros.com/

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Prairie Moon Valentine's Dinner for Two and Special Concert on February 14

Prairie Moon Valentine's Dinner for Two and Special Concert on February 14

Join us for special Valentine’s Day and Weekend in Evanston!

In addition to our special Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two, you can tune-in to watch a live broadcast from Chicago’s Fulton Street Collective on Sunday, February 14 of the wonderfully talented Myles Hayes Quintet with special guest, Amanda Wolff.

Myles Hayes has been thrilling audiences from small venues to the United Center for years relying on such influences as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bobby Darren, Tony Bennett and Nat King Cole.

Tune in to youtube.com/fultonstreetcollective to watch the concert staring at 8PM.

Myles Hayes Quintet includes:
Piano: Dan Chase
Bass: Kurt Schweitz
Drums: Andrew Green
Trumpet: Victor Garcia
Vocals: Myles Hayes & Amanda Wolff

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NaKorn Offers Special 5-course Tasting Menu - Limited Seatings!

NaKorn Offers Special 5-course Tasting Menu - Limited Seatings!

Treat your Valentine to a 5-course tasting menu created just for you, with a meat and vegetarian option. Two seatings on February 14 at 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm. Reserve your private heated bubbles tents now. 

Call 847-773-8424 or go to Open Table to reserve today! 

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Shopping Specials



Ayla's Originals Custom Heart-to-Heart Necklaces

Ayla's Originals Custom Heart-to-Heart Necklaces

For your valentine this year, get Ayla's own heart to heart necklace, featuring a cultured heart pearl with emerald, sapphire or ruby (your choice) on a 14K gold-filled or sterling chain. Call Ayla at 847-328-4040 to customize your own. 

 


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Becky & Me Valentine's Gift Boxes

Becky & Me Valentine's Gift Boxes

Our Social Distancing Week of Fun Packs, Easter baskets, and recent Becky Bags were so popular, that we've now created Will You Be My Valentine? Gift Packs. Each pack was hand selected by Becky & Me (Peggy). Choose the perfect packs for the kids in your life and we'll wrap them up beautifully for you!

If you want help creating your own unique pack, give us a call and we'll create a unique pack for your chosen theme and budget. 

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Bloom 3 Bouquets & More

Bloom 3 Bouquets & More

Bring home the blooms from Bloom 3! Simply elegant and creative designs plus candles and other home decor will make a great Valentine's bundle.

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Bookends & Beginnings Anti-Valentine's Day Literary Lunch Break

Bookends & Beginnings Anti-Valentine's Day Literary Lunch Break

Literary Lunchbreak Panel Discussion: The Truth About Love in Fiction and Nonfiction: Michele Morano, Marc Rader, Sejal Shah, and Julie Justicz

This lunchtime event features two novelists and two essayists whose recent books take up the complexities of love—romantic, familial, platonic, and unnamable categories in between—all while seducing readers and exploring taboos.

Register for this free virtual discussion on Thursday, February 11, 12-1pm. Link to registration below. 

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Egea Spa 10% off Valentine's Gift Cards

Egea Spa 10% off Valentine's Gift Cards

Save 10% on Online Valentine Gift Cards at Egea Spa, which is now open for appointments. 

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FlowersFlowers Vased Roses & Special Floral Bouquets

FlowersFlowers Vased Roses & Special Floral Bouquets

Treat your Valentine to vased roses or a special bouquet of flowers this Valentine's Day! FlowersFlowers has created four special floral arrangements including in addition to the always elegant vased roses. Click below to view the vased roses and arrangements! 

Please call us at 1.847.328.7110 to order by phone, or specify your request in your website order.

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Saville Flowers Valentine's Bouquets

Saville Flowers Valentine's Bouquets

Tulip Indulgence, That's Amore, Queen of Hearts? Which Valentine's bouquet best fits your partner? Order today! 

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Stepping Out on Faith Offers 20% Off for Valentine's Weekend

Stepping Out on Faith Offers 20% Off for Valentine's Weekend

Step into Stepping Out on Faith for a fun new outfit! You never know what you'll find so the surprise awaits! Plus, you can enjoy 20% off through Sunday, February 16. 

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Wheel & Sprocket "Love Your Bike" Month

Wheel & Sprocket "Love Your Bike" Month

Bring your bike in early and save!

Our career mechanics will take care of your bike now so you can hit the road or trails as soon as the snow thaws.

*We're happy to help you take your bike to and from your car during this winter season*

Once-a-Year Savings on Service
$50 OFF Service $130 - $199.99
$75 OFF Service $200 - $299.99
$100 OFF Service $300+

*Sale on labor only. Parts & Accessories are not included.

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"Extra" Specials



One River School "Galentines Day Workshop" on Feb. 13, 3-5pm

One River School "Galentines Day Workshop" on Feb. 13, 3-5pm

Grab your bestie, your sister, your mother, your coworker, or neighbor for a fun afternoon of watercolor painting house plants! While we know it's "GALentine's Day" this event is open to "PALentines" of any gender identity!

In-Studio FEE: $50 per person (plant and painting supplies included)

Virtual FEE: $35 per screen (bring your own plant and supplies)

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Holiday Inn Special "Quiet Evening Inn" Through March 2021

Holiday Inn Special "Quiet Evening Inn" Through March 2021

Enjoy a quiet evening in with your choice of a bottle of red or white wine and a box of chocolates from a local Evanston Chocolatier valued at $50.

Must be 21 years of age to purchase. 48 Hour Advance Booking Notice Required. Click below to book your stay through March 2021! 

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