Make reservations as soon as possible for Valentine's Day. Here are some suggestions.
Valentine’s Day at Mimi’s Cafe
Mimi’s Cafe, 4420 N Oracle Road. Offering a special three-course Valentine’s menu for two, Feb. 9-14. Starting at $45 per couple. Beverages, gratuity and taxes not included. Call for menu and additional information or visit mimiscafe.com. Anytime after 4 p.m. Feb. 9-14. 690-9544.
Valentine Spaghetti Dinner
Streams in the Desert Lutheran Church, 5360 E. Pima St. The youth will serve a spaghetti dinner and there will be gluten-free substitutes. Music, door prizes and fun photos. Call the office at 795-1932 to RSVP or just come over. All proceeds will benefit the youth of Streams in the Desert for a special service project to Houston this summer. 5-7 p.m. Feb. 10. Free. 795-1932. streamsinthedesert.us
Green Valley Valentine Milonga
Las Campanas Social Center, 565 W. Belltower Drive, Green Valley. Music by QTango. BYOB and snacks to share. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Feb. 10. $20. 625-3488.
13 Love Songs
C Cinco, 657 W. St Mary’s Road. Bring a partner and get cozy for a night of one-of-a-kind performance art. It’s a night of devised, short, fun and experimental theatre ... inspired by 13 love songs. 8:30-10:30 p.m. Feb. 10. $10. 1-612-719-2384. C Cinco's Facebook page has more details.
Dinner and wine event
Kief-Joshua Vineyards, 370 Elgin Road, Elgin. Dinner includes four courses paired with wines. To RSVP, call 455-5582. 6-8 p.m. Feb. 10. $55. kj-vineyards.com
Love on the Lido Deck for Valentine’s Day
Carriage House, 125 S. Arizona Ave. Transformed into a cruise ship Sailaway Party on the Lido Deck. Includes the Launch Cocktail, passed hors d’oeuvres and multiple tasting stations, entertainment by DJ Satyr spinning Love Potion #9, spacious dance floor, and slightly salty, ice-breaking interactive game areas. To purchase a boarding pass, call 615-6100, 591-6940 or www.CarriageHouseTucson.com. 7-10 p.m. Feb. 14. $50. 615-6100. carriagehousetucson.com
Valentine’s Day Dinner
The Parish Gastropub, 6453 N. Oracle Road. Classic cocktail bar tour 3 for $25. Dinner features duck heart tartar, cold smoked oysters, potato wrapped salmon, and filet mignon and lobster tail. Dinner features $30 and up. Reservations highly recommended. 5-11:45 p.m. Feb. 14. 797-1233. theparishtucson.com
Valentine’s Dinner: Surf & Turf
Whole Foods Market — Bar 77, 7133 N. Oracle Road. A sushi appetizer, steak and shrimp scampi, and a chocolate mousse for dessert. Paired with 4 flights of beer special. 6-8 p.m. Feb. 14. $25. 252-1646.
Valentines Day Sweetheart Dance with Combo Unico Salsa Band
Monterey Court, 505 W. Miracle Mile. Festive dance party. Three-course gourmet dinner with champagne. Call for reservations. 6-10 p.m. Feb. 14. $80 per couple 207-2429. montereycourtaz.com
From Rio with Love: An Evening of Bossa Nova Music With the Robin Bessier Band
Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Road. Described as the marriage of samba and jazz. A dance floor will be set up to move with the rhythms. 6:30-8:15 p.m. Feb. 14. $12. 299-3000. tucsonjcc.org
My Funny Valentine: A Romantic Evening
The Gaslight Music Hall, 13005 N Oracle Road, Oro Valley. Includes a heart-shaped pizza for two, dessert and dancing to the tunes from the Great American Songbook. All tables set for only two people. 6-8 p.m. Feb. 14. $45. 886-9428. gaslightmusichall.com
Valentine’s Day Dinner
Sullivan’s Steakhouse Tucson, 1785 E. River Road. Love at First Bite. Three-course prix-fixe menu will feature elevated takes of classic steakhouse dishes including long-bone Berkshire pork chop with chipotle peach salsa, crab-and-basil-stuffed shrimp, and Bananas Foster bread pudding. Will also be offered between Feb. 9–11 and Feb. 16–18 in addition to the restaurant’s full dinner menu. 5-10 p.m. Feb. 14. $79. 299-4275. sullivanssteakhouse.com/tucson
Valentine’s Day Dinner
Maynards Market & Kitchen, 400 N. Toole Ave. Specials are served in addition to a limited menu. For reservations call 545-0577 or go online. 5-10 p.m. Feb. 14. $15-$42. 545-0577. maynardstucson.com
Downtown Kitchen + Cocktails, 135 S. Sixth Ave. Three courses $55 per person; four courses $75 per person. Tax, gratuity and beverages additional. For reservations, visit downtownkitchen.com or call 623-7700. 4-10 p.m. Feb. 14. $55. downtownkitchen.com
Cafe a la C’Art, 150 N. Main Ave. A three-course feast that offers three options to choose from. Including beef tenderloin and jumbo sea scallops. Live music. Call for reservations: 628-8533. Also available Thursday and Friday. 5-9 p.m. Feb. 14. $45. 628-8533. cafealacarttucson.com
“The Princess Bride”
Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway. Inflatable swords for everyone to fight for true love and dramatically switch hands with, a pre-show Princess Bride competition, and a free raffle for a fabulous movie-themed prize. 7:30-9 p.m. Feb. 14. $12. 322-5638. loftcinema.org
Tavolino Ristorante Italiano, 2890 E. Skyline Drive. Prix fixe special Valentine’s Day menu. $75 per person for dinner, $100 with paired wines. 3-10 p.m. Feb. 14. 531-1913. tavolinoristorante.com
Valentine's Day Dinner and Magic and Mystery Show
Skyline Country Club, 5200 E. Saint Andrews Drive. A candle-lit table-served 3-course dinner and a 3-Act comedy murder-mystery whodunit play “Murder at the Magic Show.” Includes a champagne toast, a rose remembrance for the ladies, a magic souvenir for everyone and classic DJ dance music. 6:30-9 p.m. Feb. 14. $85. 861-4800. skylinecountryclub.com
Church of the Apostles hosts two musical afternoons
The Episcopal Church of the Apostles, 12111 N. La Cholla Blvd. in Oro Valley, will host the Tucson Jazz Institute’s Ellington and Basie big bands 1 p.m and 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11.
Tickets for the two shows cost $20 each and can be purchased at the door, according to press materials.
The following Sunday, Feb. 18, the church will present an artist's exploration of the biblical book of Psalms at 3 p.m. Piano music will accompany the free presentation.
For more information, visit ovapostles.org or call 544-9660.