Calgary Weekender: February 14 through 16, 2014

Friday

Torchlight Dinner & Ski
Follow up your day on the mountain with a special torchlight dinner and ski at Lake Louise. Enjoy your après drinks, appetizers and live music at the mid-mountain lodge.  Later on, enjoy the ride down a freshly groomed run lit only by torchlight. A buffet and more live music await you at the Sitzmark Lounge, where you can cap the evening with some notable drinks. Transport back to Banff or Lake Louise is also available. Tickets are $69.

A Valentine’s Eve Murder Mystery: Séance of S’Laughter
Looking for a fun alternative to your classic dinner and a rom-com movie date? Get entrenched in a murder mystery involving the beautiful, rich and famous of Calgary’s socialite scene. Your $90 ticket includes a four-course dinner and a full evening of entertainment, complete with tales of blackmail, homicide and a murderous spirit.  Doors open 6pm at the Barracks located at Fort Calgary. This will be a truly unique way to spend the 14th.  

Vintage Valentine’s Day Dinner
If the thought of slaving away in front of a hot stove all day gets you down, maybe it’s time to treat yourself and your date to an evening of romance and top notch cuisine. Head down to the Selkirk Grille at Heritage Park to have a world-class chef prepare a five-course Valentine’s Day meal sure to inspire an evening of romance. The pan- seared halibut won’t disappoint. Reservations are required. Call 403-268-8607 to guarantee your spot. 

In the Heat of the Night
Enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner at the Enmax Conservatory at the zoo. The extensive buffet menu is sure to please everyone with a range of offerings from carrot ginger soup to prosciutto-wrapped chicken breast. In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, you will be entertained with guest speakers that will educate you on animal courtship and mating. Tickets run from $90 per person for tables of two or $80 per person with tables of four or six. Call 403-232-9300 to get your tickets today! 

Friday/Saturday/Sunday

Mountain Getaway
Whisk your date away for a romantic weekend in the mountains. The Banff Caribou Lodge and The Red Earth Spa partner up for an amazing Valentine’s escape: for $289/per person, this package includes one night’s accommodation in a superior room, fruit fondue on arrival, and a Red Earth Romance spa package that includes a 60-minute couples massage and a $70 diner credit at The Keg. Talk about incredible value and no-stress planning! Book now at 1-800-563-8764.

Sunday

Community Sunday Supper
If you are longing for the classic Sunday night family dinners that you had growing up, Boxwood (located in Central Memorial Park) might have just the thing for you. Bring some friends and partake in a family-style, locally-sourced dinner. The menu varies week to week but is sure to include three courses of wholesome and nutritious food served progressively in large share platters. Cost is only $35 per person with a bonus of no corkage fee on Sunday nights. #BYOW.

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Cover image from: Lake Louise Ski Resort

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