February 8, 2016
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Love is a Battlefield. Whether you have a beau to (stressfully) shop for, plan to boycott Cupid, or will hit the town single, you'll survive thanks to these fail-safe gifts, experiences, and parties without pity.

Don't Rely on Conversation Hearts to do the talking for you -  Instead, express your affection with Airport Tag pillows or totes!

If you left your heart in Paris, London or NY we feel for you. Remind your long-distance lover you're just a plane ride away with a pillow displaying his airport code.

Airport Tag products are inspired on the IATA codes, a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association. The characters prominently displayed on baggage tags attached at airport check-in desks, tickets, timetables, flight information screens are an example of a way these codes are used.

Throw pillows created on vintage luggage tags with airport codes on it. The cushions are soft and comfortable and come in 4 sizes to suit any couch or bed. All Airport Tag products are produced in the USA. Website.

Toffee to Go - Candy connoisseurs are sweet on two things: coating and filling. That's why they'll be impressed with a box of Chapel Hill Toffee. This toffee begins with a layer of traditional English toffee spread thin and cut by hand into bite sized squares. Each piece is coated on both sides with a top-secret blend of dark chocolates. The smooth layers are finished off with the sprinkling of pecans that gives Chapel Hill Toffee it's iconic look and distinctive southern twist. It's some of the best tasting toffee you'll ever have.

In 2006, after years of perfecting her secret family recipe, Karen Graves, decided to turn her favorite hobby into her own home-based business. While Chapel Hill Toffee has quickly expanded to over 400 retail locations, this toffee is still lovingly handcrafted in the place where it all began, "The Southern Part of Heaven" Chapel Hill, NC.

Purchase Chapel Hill Toffee at Raleigh's Cameron Clothing Co. in North Hills. A fresh shipment has arrived just in time for all your sweet Valentine's. Website.

Eat Your Greens - How romantic is that? Because they love you, Collard Greens is offering 30% off all ties and bows. But you must use coupon code CUPID to get your discount. Everything that Collard Greens sales is proudly manufactured in the USA. Website.

First to Dance - Take her for a twirl on the dance floor. The Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill is hosting a Father-Daughter Valentine Dance on Saturday, February 13 from 2-4pm benefiting the Triangle Youth Ballet and celebrating the parent child relationships.

DJ Doug Daffron Party Down Productions will provide music for the special occasion. A Valentine Dessert Buffet will be specially created by Executive Pastry Chef Sara Thomas. Complete the afternoon with a memorable portraiture by Photo Specialties.

Tickets are $20 (children ages 4-16) and $30 (adults 16 and older).  They can be purchased online. Click here for tickets.

When a Card Won't Cut It - Make resevations! Nofo is offering a Valentine's Week Dinner for Two from February 9 -13 for $45 or $60 including a bottle of wine.
Wine: Choose one. Montelliana Prosecco, Conde Villar Vinho Verde Rose, Le Grand Rose, Le Grand Noir Cabernet Sauvignon, Silver Creek Chardonnay.
Appetizer: Choose one to share. Fried Green Tomato - with mixed greens, pimento cheese and smoked bacon jam, Beet and Kale Salad - with crispy apple, local goat cheese, marcona almonds and maple balsamic vinaigrette, Fried Oysters - with creamy slaw and Bloody Mary cocktail sauce
Entree: Choose two. Vegetable Lasagna - roasted seasonal vegetables with pesto cream and fennel scented tomato ragout, Shrimp and Grits - sauteed with bacon, mushrooms, garlic butter and green onions over pepperjack grits, Chef Special - Feature of the evening
Dessert: Choose two. Chocolate Torte - with Homeland Creamery ice cream and candied almonds, Cheesecake - with seasonal fruit.
Ask about reserving a box of artisan chocolates for your table. Call for reservations. (919) 821-1240. Website.

Give 'em a Big Bear Hug - That is... a Steiff Teddy Bear. Since 1880, Steiff has been making plush toys and collectibles that set the world standard for quality. Made from only the finest materials of fabrics such as mohair, alpaca and woven fur, each Steiff Teddy Bear is meticulously hand-sewn and hand-finished.

Get soft, adorable Steiff Teddy Bears at Nofo in Five Points. Nofo at the Pig - 2014 Fairview Rd. Raleigh 27608. (919) 821-1240.

Love her to the Moon & Back - North Carolina-based lifestyle brand, Moon and Lola, brings a feeling of lightheartedness and joy to everyone it reaches. Moon and Lola was founded in 2003 by Kelly Shatat, a pharmacist-turned-jewelry designer. Moon and Lola may be known for monogrammed pieces, but that just scratches the surface.

The line include necklaces, earrings, charms, bracelets, rings, cuff-links and much more.

Find Moon and Lola Valentine gifts at Bailey's Fine Jewelry in Cameron Village & Crabtree Valley Mall, at Moon and Lola Boutiques in Cameron Village, Downtown Raleigh & Apex.

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Down Home Goods - Southern Folk Art & Collectibles Show
@ Fearrington Village, Feb. 20-21

Folk Art is rooted in traditions that come from community and culture. It expresses cultural identity by conveying shared community values and aesthetics. It encompasses a range of
Artist: Danny Doughty
utilitarian and decorative media, including cloth, wood, paper, clay, metal and more.

The Fearrington Folk Art 14th Annual Show is on Saturday, February 20 and Sunday, February 21, from 10am to 5pm. Each year more than 35 folk artists from throughout the South convene at the big Barn at Fearrington Village in Pittsboro, NC. They turn every square foot of the structure into exhibition space for a marvelous outsider art show.

You will not want to miss the special Collector's Preview on Friday, February 19, 2016 offering the collector the opportunity to visit and have more in-depth conversations with the artists and purchase their work. Tickets are $35. Purchase tickets online here or at McIntyre's Books.
Artist: Chris Milk

This annual event is an exhibition and sale of widely diverse artwork from self-taught Southern artists who are deeply influenced by the spirit of folk art, na´ve art, primitivism and outsider art. Featured artwork includes whimsical paintings, fantastical robots, sculptures, pottery and more. Fearrington has garnered a reputation for bringing together a diverse group of artists who represent some of the best, most unique works to be found in the outsider art world. Come and experience it for yourself. All sales proceeds benefit the artists directly; Fearrington takes no commission from the artists, nor does Fearrington charge a booth fee to the artists selected for the show. Ticket prices are just $5 per person at the door.

Fearrington Folk Art Show - 2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312.
At the Barn. 10am-5pm Sat. & Sun. Feb. 20 & 21. Cost: $5. 
Click Here for list of attending Artists.
Fearrington Village Website  

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Acquisitions, Ltd - Warehouse Sale Two - Saturday Feb 13th, 9am til 3pm.
Come by for round Two of the Warehouse Sale! They'll be reducing some items more and adding new stuff as well. Giving folks a second chance to find great things at great prices!
Acquisitions Ltd. Warehouse - 1515 Sunrise Ave. Raleigh, 27608. 9am-3pm. Website
Hidden Things Revealed - New Paintings by Patricia Williams @ 311 Gallery - Patricia Williams' new exploration of the similarities and differences among common plants and animals. Glimpsed behind veils of abstract washes, disparate life forms are connected by color and shape. They reveal their nature as much by what is hidden as by what is revealed. The works are cerebral and often whimsical, yet display a strong emotional connection to the subject matter.
311 Gallery - 311 West Martin St. Raleigh, 27601. Hours: Thurs-Sat 11:30am-4:30pm. Website

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