4 Valentine Events in Columbia

Handmade treats from the Valentine's Dessert Party at Elm Springs. Photo provided by Elm Springs Historic Home.

It’s time to think about what to do with your special someone for Valentine’s Day 2023. There is always the chocolate, roses or jewelry, but here are four activities created just for lovers (or good friends). Of course, they all have food involved. Because, “Cooking is love made invisible.”

Food and attraction have long been linked. There are many foods, besides chocolate, that are supposed to enhance human ardor. These include chilis, lavender, oysters, strawberries, and truffles to name a few.

Make reservations to the events below now, space is limited.

1Wine and Chocolate Tasting at Farmstead Cellar and Tasting Parlour

February 4, 11, 14 2023
803 South Main Street
Dickson, Tennessee
Time: noon until 7:00 p.m.
Reservations: 931-384-8056 or https://www.farmsteadroots.com/
Cost: $35 per person

With a mission to provide the community a hub for the exploration of local wine, food and artisanal goods with a touch of southern hospitality, the Tasting Room is tucked away on the second floor of the Farmstead Community Market. Located in the center of the Historical Columbia Square, this parlour will be offering some of their award-winning local wines and fine gourmet chocolate to dazzle the pallet with love.

2Valentine’s Dessert Party at Historic Elm Springs

February 11, 2023
2357 Park Plus Drive
Columbia, Tennessee
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Purchase Tickets Here.
Cost: $20 per person, $35 for couples

Enjoy the best homemade desserts that Columbia, Tennessee has to offer at Historic Elm Springs. Some of the finest cooks in Maury County will be providing cookies, candies, cakes, brownies and pies for sampling at the event. There will also be a low-light tour of the 1837 home. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door. All proceeds go towards restoration of the house.

3Valentine’s Afternoon Tea at Nashville Tea Company

February 12, 2023
The Factory Columbia
101 North James Campbell Boulevard
Columbia, Tennessee
Time: Seatings at 10:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Purchase Tickets Here.
Cost: Starts at $55 per person

Nashville Tea Co is delighted to present an elegant tea at their beautiful location at the Factory at Columbia. Their special Valentine’s Day Afternoon Tea will offer an exquisite collection of loose-leaf teas and an indulgent selection of delicate finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones and biscuits, and beautiful artisan pastries. Also included is an entree portion of Herb Chicken and Roasted Veggie Galette. Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten Free options are available upon request. Additional charges apply.

4Sweetheart’s Dinner at The Paraham Schoolhouse

February 14, 2023
5830 Leiper’s Creek Road
Columbia, Tennessee
Reservations: 615-797-3101
Time: 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m.
Cost: $150 per person

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in this fully restored 1900s school house with an intimate Five Course Pop Up Dinner from Chef Braiden Mallon. Mallon, of BAM Foods Catering, was a chef at Puckett’s Grocery and Restaurant, and has worked at Red Pony, 55 South and Cork and Cow. He is known for his “innovative culinary spirit.” He will see to it that no detail is forgotten at the gastronomic celebration. Seating is limited to 24 guests.


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