Valentine’s Guide 2020

Can you feel the love tonight?!

Turlock is bursting at the seams with those ooey-gooey, warm and fuzzy feelings! We know how stressful this time of year can be for everyone whether you’re planning for a major date or just trying to be confident and single. We put together a handy-dandy Valentine’s Day Guide that has plenty of stuff to do no matter what your relationship status is. And it’s all because we love you guys soooooo much! Scroll down to see what’s happening around town!




Love Your Story – Annual Fundraiser

Prodigal Sons & Daughters

February 7th, 2020

5:30pm – 7:00pm

1619 E. Monte Vista Ave.

$25 per person

Prodigal Sons & Daughters is having their 2nd annual fundraiser on February 7th, and you’re invited! This fundraiser is a great way to support one of our favorite non-profits while enjoying a tasty dinner with your loved ones. You can purchase your tickets by visiting Prodigal Sons & Daughters at 352 E. Olive Ave.


Make & Take Seminar: Valentine’s Color Planter

The Greenery Nursery

February 8th, 2020

10:00am – 11:00am

742 E. Olive Ave.

$40 per container

Want to plant something fun and colorful for yourself or a loved one? Join Adria from The Greenery as she discusses which flowers are best for colorful containers this time of year. Choose your flowers from the selection and create your own beautiful flower bowl to take home! The registration fee gets you started with a pot, soil, and select flowers.

Sign up by calling (209) 632-4214 or sign up in store.


Golden Dragon Acrobats

Turlock Community Theatre

February 9th, 2020

7:30 pm

1574 E. Canal Dr.

$34 Level 1 seating, $27 Level 2 seating, and $22 Level 3 seating

Looking for some excitement this Valentine’s Day? Enjoy a stellar showcase from The Golden Dragon Acrobats! World-renowned impresario Danny Chang and choreographer Angela Chang combine award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music, and theatrical techniques to present a show of breathtaking skill and beauty. Purchase your tickets by clicking here.


Valentine’s Day Cards

Turlock Public Library

February 11th, 2020

4:00 pm

550 N. Minaret Ave.


Need a fun activity for the kids on a budget? Go to this FREE Valentine’s Day card making session at the Turlock Library! You’ll have all the materials you need to create Valentine’s Day cards to give to your family and friends. All ages are welcome; children 4 and younger must have adult supervision.


Family Friday: Valentine’s Day

Carnegie Arts Center

February 14th, 2020

7:00pm – 8:00pm

250 N. Broadway


Take the whole family out for a fun Valentine’s evening at the Carnegie! Poets from Modesto-Stanislaus Poetry Center will help you craft the perfect Valentine’s Day poem while decorating cards for your loved ones. This event is FREE as part of the Carnegie’s Family Friday series of monthly programs designed to provide fun, educational, and creative activities for families. Sponsored in part by Off Center Thrift and Gift.


Date Night


Valentine’s Themed Painting Class

Rembrandt and Rose

February 5th, 2020


139 W. Main St.


This class is perfect for all the lovebirds out there! Paint a Valentine’s Day inspired painting with Rembrandt and Rose for a fun date night you’ll remember. Reserve your spots now by clicking here.


3 Days of Romance

Tower Health & Wellness

February 12th, 13th, & 14th, 2020


1801 Colorado Ave.

Experience 3 Days of Romance at the Tower! They’re kicking off Valentine’s Day weekend on Wednesday, February 12th at 6:00pm with live music, and AMAZING food! Make a reservation for two between Wednesday-Friday. You’re going to feel the love and give such a great treat to your significant other! Call (209) 216-3555 or walk in at 1801 Colorado Ave.


Opening Reception: The Photo Collective Members’ Show

Carnegie Arts Center

February 13th, 2020


250 N. Broadway


Need something fun and artistic to do for Valentine’s this year? Go to the Opening Reception of the new exhibition at the Carnegie! The Photo Collective Members’ Show will be in the Lobby Gallery and is FREE to attend. Click here to see what else is currently on display at the Carnegie.


Valentines Reservations

Angelini’s Italian Restaurant

(209) 667-6644

2251 Geer Rd.

Angelini’s is the perfect place to have a Valentine’s Day dinner with your sweetheart! Make sure you call to make your reservations early so you aren’t left with a broken heart and a hungry tummy. Click here to view the menu.


Valentine’s Day Dinner

Vito’s Ristorante

(209) 667-1010

3851 Crowell Rd.

Does your dinner date LOVE Italian food? Then you should totally make reservations at Vito’s! The delicious food and the romantic atmosphere is going to knock this Valentine’s Day out of the park for you. Click here to see the full menu.


Treat Yourself


Valentine’s Goodies

Crust & Crumb

(209) 850-9262

428 E. Main St.

Need some treats to take to the office on Valentine’s Day? Pick up some sweets at Crust & Crumb! They have so many goodies for you to choose from that will please any coworker. We recommend ordering some cookies and a coffee to enjoy on their patio.


Self Care Spa Day

Lux Lounge

(209) 427-2300

223 S. Golden State Blvd.

Treat yourself to a spa day or get ready for your big date, at Lux Lounge! They will make sure you look your best, and feel fabulous. Whether you have plans to go out or stay in – you deserve it! Click here to contact them and set up an appointment.


Seasonal Ice Cream Flavors

Oak Barrel Ice & Creamery

(209) 262-8875

197 S. Golden State Blvd.

Oak Barrel Ice & Creamery is serving special Valentine’s themed ice cream flavors for just this month! Get a scoop of Red Hot Love or Raspberry Balsamic Cheesecake to share with a friend or enjoy all by yourself. You can also order a whole quart to take home and enjoy even after Valentine’s Day.


Homemade Sweets

Resendiz Family Fruit Barn

(209) 883-0100

4342 Geer Rd.

Resendiz Family Fruit Barn is open this month and ready to celebrate the season of love! If you need to order cookies for class or just want to have some treats around the house, Resendiz has tons of delicious options available.


Valentine’s Gifts


Devine Doors

Looking for a Valentine’s gift to give a loved one or gal pal? Devine Doors has the perfect custom faux floral and succulent arrangements for everyone this Valentine’s! You can direct message them on Instagram to place your order, or you can visit Rustic Roots in downtown Turlock to see what’s available. To get in contact, click here.


Farm House

(209) 668-8800

311 E. Main St.

Does your Valentine need an extra special gift this year? Farm House stocks several products from local vendors including home decor, hand crafted jewelry, artisan snacks, and so much more! It’s impossible to walk away without falling in love with them. Click here to visit their online store. 


Pageo Lavender Farm

(209) 632-5052

11573 Golf Link Rd.

Roses are red, and violets are blue, but we think lavender is just as pretty too! Pageo Lavender Farm has the most beautiful gift shop that is loaded with lavender everything! You may go in to get a gift for your Valentine, but you’ll probably leave with a few treats for yourself as well. Click here to visit their online store.


Smith Chevrolet Cadillac

(209) 632-3946

1601 Auto Mall Dr.

Nothing says “I love you,” like a new car! Smith Chevrolet Cadillac has several new 2020 models that will make anyone fall in love with you. Visit the dealership to take a tour of their inventory, or click here to visit their website.


Didn’t find an event you fell in love with? Go to our event calendar to see even more events that are happening in the area this week!

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