Valentine’s day is just around the corner, and whether you are single, in a relationship, or just want an excuse to party with your gal pals, there is a variety of activities in and around Schuyler County that are definitely better than a box of chocolates!  

  • Test your smarts at Seneca Lake Brewing with their weekly trivia night. Exercise your brain with multiple rounds of questions of varying styles. Be a power-couple team with your valentine, or bring a group of friends to compete for the glory. Multiple prizes will be awarded and admission is free! Seneca Lake Brewing features traditional cask ales, British pub-inspired food, and undeniable charisma.  Play to win, play to have fun, or play to drink! The choice is yours.  


  • Visit 3812 Bistro at Lakeside Resort to have Galantine's Day Brunch with your favorite gal pals! The dining area is elegant and relaxed with a fireplace and a variety of windows that provide a stunning view of Seneca Lake. Indulge in scrumptious cocktails like the apple cider mimosa and bubbly mary. Good conversation, great food, whimsical drinks, and lively laughs. What more could you ask for to celebrate friendship?​


  • Does the idea of heart-shaped candies and cheap flowers make you cringe? Are you the Scrooge of Valentine’s Day? Never Fear! Lucky Hare Brewing Company has just the event for you. This Anti-Valentine's Day Celebration will be on February 11th from 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Enjoy “anti-love” cocktails, food, and specialty beer. Wear dark attire, and get ready to let cupid know that he is stupid! 

                                                     Lucky Hare

  • Do you have a “burning” desire to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Corning Museum of Glass can help! Attend one of their Hot Glass Demonstrations in the innovation Hot Shop. This live, narrated workshop is 30 minutes long and is offered all day. Watch as the glassmakers use a 2300-degree furnace to sculpt glass into a variety of shapes. This unique experience is one that you will never forget!  


  • Indulge in some self-love with a massage from Meredith Mae Massage. Book an appointment to relieve any tension or muscle pain. Meredith Mae offers Swedish, Integrated, Acupressure, Shiatsu, Prenatal, Connective Tissue Therapy (CTT), Energy work, Hot Stone, Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Trigger Point, and customized massages to meet your needs. Book an appointment for yourself, or donate an “angel session” to another deserving customer.  


  • Do you and your partner just need to get away for Valentine’s Day? Enjoy a staycation at Ion Life Wellness Center, an exclusive Airbnb experience in Burdett. The space includes an infrared sauna, a hot tub, an electric fireplace in the bedroom, and a new propane fireplace in the living room. This is a great spot for a romantic getaway, especially when you request a charcuterie board from renowned super-host, Christine Ion.  


  • Is this time of year too hectic for you to plan and execute a romantic date? Never fear! Buy a pair of tickets for the most elegant event of the year: The Gala: An Elegant Affair! The Gala will feature live music, extraordinary food, and a fabulous auction. Take advantage of this extravagant event, and make sure that your Valentine gets a ticket to this elegant affair! 


                              The Gala Poster