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Best Valentine’s Day Events For Singles In DFW

January 31, 2013 5:00 AM

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Being single on Valentine’s Day can sometimes be challenging as many venues are focused on planning events for couples. Luckily, there are a variety of events being offered in the DFW area that are geared towards singles or offer an alternative way to celebrate love and romance.

Saint Valentine’s Day Luncheon And Fashion Show
Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center
2301 Flora St.
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 670-3600
www.dallassymphony.com

Date: Feb. 12 – 9:45 a.m.
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The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of North Texas will be hosting its 29th annual fundraiser to help raise funds for blood cancer research. The event will begin with a champagne reception followed by a fashion show by Stanley Korshak featuring Monique Lhuillier. Afterwards, there will be an awards presentation and luncheon, with a reception to follow. This show normally draws in over 800 leaders from around the north Texas region and the organization hopes to make this an even bigger and better event than last year in order to raise more money for research.

Valentine’s Day Massacre
Moxley Manor
510 Harwood Road
Bedford, TX 76021
(682) 231-1313
www.moxleymanor.com

Hours: Feb. 14 to Feb. 16 – 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
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There have been many stories about the haunted Moxley Manor and the actual mansion has remained uninhabited for many years due to the stories of jealousy, lies and murder. If typical Valentine’s Day plans are not what you’re looking for, the haunted Valentine’s Day massacre may be a great alternative choice. Introducing a different  and darker side to love, Moxley Manor will be presenting a three-day haunted house. Groups of 20 or more are eligible for discount tickets so this is a great option for a group of friends. A portion of the proceeds from the events from this year will be donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Moxley Manor is an indoor attraction so tickets will be valid rain or shine.

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The Light Crust Doughboys Special Valentine’s Concert
Pocket Sandwich Theatre
5400 E. Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 821-1860
www.thelightcrustdoughboys.com

Date: Feb. 5 – 7:30 p.m.
Price: $22

The Light Crust Doughboys are an American Western swing band from Texas that were originally organized in 1931. The Texas Western Swing Hall of Fame and the Rockabilly Hall of Fame both count the band as a member. A 20-year tradition, The Light Crust Doughboys create a fun Texas-style music experience that is apropriate for all ages. Charley Pride’s son Dion Pride has joined as the newest Doughboy. The concert will also be starring Art Greenhaw, Maurice Anderson, Jim Baker as well as the standard Doughboys. This show will have a special Valentine’s Day theme.

Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas: Brahms: Love Songs
Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center
2301 Flora St.
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 670-3600
www.dallassymphony.com

Date: Feb. 17 – 8 p.m.
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Music, in addition to love, is one of the languages that spans many different cultures. This event incorporates both love and music into one. Celebrate friendship and romance with songs reminiscent of Johannes Brahms’ compositions. The six downtown children’s and youth’s choruses as well as Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas’ three west Dallas choruses will be featured. The concert includes selections of Liebeslieder Walzer Opus 52, Cynthia Nott, and more. The Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas is made up of over 450 children and youth from 6 downtown and 3 other neighboring choruses. The children range in age from 4th to 12th grade and are from a variety of different cultures and backgrounds.

Keith And Margo’s Murder Mystery Texas
Dallas Omni Park West
1590 LBJ Freeway
Dallas, TX 75234
(972) 869-4300
www.murdermysterytexass.com

Date: Feb. 15 – 7 p.m.
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This event is another great option for those that are looking for an alternative to traditional Valentine’s Day festivities. Keith and Margo have experience as writers, producers and directors and have been responsible for over 7,000 live mystery productions around the world. This year will be Keith and Margo’s 23rd annual St. Valentine’s Day celebration and murder mystery dinner in Dallas. The basic package for this event will include a reception, gourmet dinner, drink ticket, Valentine’s mystery, a DJ to dance to, prizes and access to the cash bar. The recommended attire for this event will be a suit and tie or cocktail hour attire.

Related: The History Of Valentine’s Day

Kelsi Gerwell is a freelance writer covering all things Dallas-Fort Worth. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.

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