Valentine’s Day: Think Outside the Box of Chocolates

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Roses, chocolates and candlelight dinners seem to epitomize the Valentine’s Day celebration. But there are plenty of other ways to show your significant other that you care.

Cupid in the Caverns is a unique Valentine celebration offering on Feb. 11 and 12 in Mountain View. New and traditional love songs are performed in the stunning Blanchard Springs Caverns. Find out more about this popular event at or by calling 870-269-8068.

If the great outdoors is something you have in common, try spending a day in nature during Sweethearts Weekend offered Feb. 12 by Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers. Take an eagle watch cruise, guided by a park interpreter, on Beaver Lake. Afterward, head to nearby War Eagle Mill for a delicious lunch. Walk off your meal with a hike starting at the park’s visitor center along the newest nature trail, then take a tour of the center. The event is limited to the first 10 couple or 20 individuals, and costs $30 per person. Call 479-789-5000 for information and reservations.

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