To help you think outside the (chocolate) box for Valentine’s Day gifts for your sweetie, here’s a list of places to go shopping, wine, dine, and be merry in Dexter and Chelsea.
Looking for an extra special way to show your loved one you care? How about a couple's massage to celebrate your special Valentine's Day. Try Body Wisdom in Dexter. A coupon for $5 off is available on the company's website. You can also try the Healing Arts Center for Massage and Wellness on Main Street.
Gift certificate for a manicure
Chocolates and treats
For some of the best freshly made chocolates, try Ellie's Chocolate Cafe in Chelsea, or Bear Claw Coffee in Dexter.
Dexter and Chelsea have plenty of businesses to choose from when it comes to jewelry. For gemstones and handmande necklaces, check out the Jewlery Box Boutique in Dexter. For the woman who likes a little glitz and glamour, head over to La Jolla Fine Jewelry in Chelsea, or pick up a Pandora bracelet from Vogel's & Foster's.
Artistica is also offering several handmade necklaces, earrings, clay Belly Pots for flowers, alphabet art frames, and assorted gifts.
Tickets to see a show
The Encore Musical Theatre in Dexter is selling tickets for a special Valentine's Day concert featuring Kevin Rose, Thalia Schramm and Sebastian Gerstner. The concert takes place Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15.
Romantic dinner for two
Come enjoy a delicious Valentine's Day Dinner with your sweetheart at Max & Bella's on the Green at the Ann Arbor Country Club. Dinner is $50 each, and includes a five-course meal. The menu is available online at http://www.annarborcc.com.
Aubree's Pizzeria is also offering a special Valentine's Day dinner for $25. Entree and dessert are included in the dinner price.
Flowers and Teddy Bears
Flowers, especially roses, are rather popular. Make the day special, but order early to ensure delivery from Gigi’s Flowers and Gifts, Chelsea Village Flowers, Hearts & Flowers in Dexter, or Dexter Flowers.
For the more traditional gift, pick up a Teddy bear at the Chelsea Teddy Bear Company.