Valentine

An 1882 Valentine’s card by L. Prang & Co. of Boston.

TODAY

TOPS meeting

10 a.m. every Friday at Culpeper United Methodist Church, 1233 Oaklawn Dr. in Culpeper. Virginia 0577 Chapter of Take Off Pounds Sensibly is part of a nonprofit network of weight-loss support groups and wellness education organizations.

Fun Friday Storytime

10:30 a.m. at the Culpeper Library. Fun and engaging program is designed to help children develop early literacy skills for kindergarten preparedness. Stories, songs, puppets, and finger plays. Children attend with a parent or other caregiver. Great for grandparents to attend with the grandkids. No registration required.

Wine & Chocolate tasting

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.at Endless Creations Flowers & Gifts, 211 W. Evans St. in Culpeper.

Valentine’s Day treats at Mountain Run Winery

2 p.m. at 10753 Mountain Run Lake Rd. in Culpeper County, chocolate and wine pairings.

Manna Ministry

Offers free lunch for anyone 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in the Culpeper Presbyterian Fellowship Hall, 215 S. Main St. 540/825-8616.

VFW Friday Night Bingo

At Post 2524 in Culpeper. Doors open at 5 p.m., play starts at 6:45. Guaranteed $1,000 jackpot. Less than 100 players pays $75/game; 100 and more players pays $100/game. Two progressives. Upstairs and downstairs seating, non-smoking. Burgers and hot dogs for sale at the grill. No children younger than 6, please. 540/825-3424.

Sweetheart’s Dinner

5 p.m. in the parish hall at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 115 N. East St. in downtown Culpeper. Lina Marengo-Frank is host with proceeds to benefit a young cancer patient. Live music by pianist Daniel Grotz. 540/497-4180 or lfrank_lina@msn.com

Valentine’s Day Pizza & Paint

6 p.m.at Elevate Culpeper, upstairs at 107 E. Davis St. in downtown Culpeper with Creative Crafts with Amy. For couples, two canvases will combine to form one. There will also be an option for solo painters and pizza. $30/individuals, $50/couple. 571/278-7182

‘The Music Man’ at Woodberry Forest

8 p.m. in the Walker Fine Arts Center on the school campus, off of U.S. Route 15 in Madison County. Local youth perform the acclaimed Broadway musical ranked by the Smithsonian Institution as one of the “great glories” of American popular culture. Free and open to the public. Doors open at 7:30.

Live music at Far Gohn Brewery

7 to 10 p.m. at 301 S. East St. in downtown Culpeper with Dan Trull playing songs from the ‘50s to today with a little spin.

Hope, Love & Gershwin

7:30 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 143 W. Main St. in Orange featuring the Bel Canto Vocal Ensemble. Free.

1990s Valentine’s Day Party

9 p.m. to midnight at The Culpeper Center, 137 S. Main St. with music and love potions by TURN UP Productions.

SATURDAY

USDA food distribution

9 to 11 a.m. at Culpeper United Methodist Church, 1233 Oaklawn Dr. in the town of Culpeper. Free food is distributed based on income and household size. The Culpeper Connector provides transportation.

Free nutrition program

Starting at 9:30 a.m. with a healthy breakfast followed at 10 a.m. with a program, “Should I be on a diet?” by integrative dietitian nutritionist Jena Savadsky Griffith at Culpeper Sports & Fitness, 19055 Industrial Rd. Open to the public. pwill@culpeperwellness.org

Teens Snacks & Board Games

2 to 4 p.m. at the Culpeper Library for grades 6-12. Learn how to play strategy games like Forbidden Desert, Shadows Over Camelot, or Tiny Epic Kingdoms, or play party games such as Apples to Apples, Head Bands Act Up, Taboo, Jenga or Pictionary. Cookies and gummy snacks served.

Live music with Heartstrings

2 p.m. at Magnolia Vineyards & Winery, 200 Viewtown Rd. in Amissville featuring a performance by Angela Gibson and Ross D’Urso covering Willie Nelson and Jim Croce classics to the soulful sounds of Etta James and Nora Jones.

Valentines Late Skate

7:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Dominion Skating Rink in Culpeper. Bring a date and let the good times roll. $8/admission plus skate rental for this deejay-hosted event.

‘The Music Man’ at Woodberry Forest

8 p.m. in the Walker Fine Arts Center on the school campus, off of U.S. Route 15 in Madison County. Local youth perform the acclaimed Broadway musical ranked by the Smithsonian Institution as one of the “great glories” of American popular culture. Free and open to the public. Doors open at 7:30.

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