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On February 14th --and sometimes a few days before or after the big day--- there are lots of opportunities to celebrate on Long Island with your special someone. Here’s a sampling of the many places where you can spend some tender moments together.
Saturday, February 8, 2014 - Dinner at the Vanderbilt Mansion
Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road in Centerport, NY - Valentine's Day dinner in the mansion. Seatings at 6 & 8 p.m. After hors d'oeuvres, wine & beer in the Memorial Wing, there's a brief tour through the living quarters. Dinner in the Northport Dining Room Porch. Menu includes selection of beef, chicken, fish & vegetarian entrees. Dessert in the Lancaster Room, with side trip to the Vanderbilt Library and Moroccan Court. $100 per person, by reservation by calling (631) 854-5579.
Thursday, February 13 through Sunday, February 16, 2014
At Besito, 402 New York Avenue, Huntington, NY, (631) 549-0100 and also at 1516 Old Northern Boulevard, Roslyn, NY, (516) 484-3001. Celebrate Dia de San Valentin -- aka St. Valentine's Day-- when Besito will feature specials, sweet treats, signature cocktails and a Share the Love Sunday brunch on February 16th until 3 p.m.
Friday, February 14, 2014 - Glen Cove Mansion
Or for $350 per couple, get all the above plus an overnight stay & breakfast the next day.
More information and reservations: (516) 674-2990.
Friday, February 14, 2014 - Gurney's Inn Dinner and/or Overnight
Valentine's Dinner at Gurney's Inn, 290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY. Seatings at 5, 7 & 9 p.m. Complete dinner for two - $150 plus tax + gratuity includes selection of appetizers like Cupid's Creamy Chowder, Heart-shaped Ravioli stuffed and other selections; second course: salad; third course: choice of lamb, pork chop, surf & turf, codfish or soba noodle stir fry (some items can be modified to be gluten free). Fourth course: choice of dessert. Full menu at www.gurneysinn.com/valentines-menu
Make a night of it with ocean view accommodations for 2, dinner, use of spa facilities and more for $345 + tax. Details at www.gurneysinn.com/valentines-day.
Reservations required. Call (631) 668-2335.
Thursday, February 14, 2013 - Gurney's InnGurney's Lover's Package Oceanview Accommodations for 2, Romantic four-course Valentine's dinner for two plus champagne, use of the Seawater Spa facilities and Valentine Lovers in-room amenities. $325 plus applicable resort fees and tax. Gurney's Inn Resort, Spa and Conference Center, 290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk, The Hamptons, NY, (631) 668-2345.
Friday, February 14 or Saturday, February 15, 2014
The Inn at Great Neck, 30 Cutter Mill Road, Great Neck, NY, (516) 773-2000. Valentine's Day Dinner Package - February 14 & 15, 2014.
My Suite Valentine package includes overnight accommodation for 2, champagne on arrival, rose petal turndown service and box of gourmet chocolates. The Spoil Me Package includes overnight accommodation for 2, champagne upon arrival, dozen red roses, box of gourmet chocolates and two breakfast vouchers per night for guests for the Inn's breakfast buffet (from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.)
There are many other packages. See full list plus prices.
Friday, February 14, 2014
Valentine's Night Cabaret at Sands Point Preserve. Composer/music director Stephen Lutvak is joined by musical theater performers Kathy Voytko and her husband John Cudia. The couple will sing songs of love .. or lack thereof.. from Phantom of the Opera, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court and more.
Kathy has performed in Broadway productions of Oklahoma!, Nine, The Pirate Queen and more and had the title role in the Evita 25th Anniversary Tour.
John is the only actor to play the leading roles in both Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserables on Broadway. He also starred in the revival of Evita.
Tickets are $120 per person and include cocktails, candlelight dinner and a dessert buffet in addition to the concert. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheSandsPointPreserve.com, at (516) 571-7901 or at the Gate House at the Sands Point Preserve, 127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point, NY 11050.
Saturday, February 15, 2014
Duck Walk Vineyards South, 231 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY, (631) 726-6555, presents a Valentine's Day Wine Pairing Dinner at 7 p.m.The five-course wine pairing dinner takes place in their Normandy Chateau-style winery in Water Mill. Details at http://duckwalk.com/events_detail
$160 per couple. Seating is limited, so please make your reservations by February 7, 2014 by calling the winter at (631) 726-7555 extension 4. (Non-refundable after February 7th. You must be 21 years of age or older to attend.)