Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day Happenings In Calhoun County

Article By Abby Parks

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The official day to celebrate romantic love (or love for family and friends) is right around the corner. Are you looking for a way to treat your loved one to a special day or evening this February 14th? There are quite a few businesses in Calhoun County that have planned special discounts, menus, and more to help you celebrate love in style.


If it’s a romantic meal out that tickles your tastebuds, we’ve found some great options to dine in style this Valentine’s day.

Classic On Noble

The elegant, elevated cuisine of Classic on Noble, located in the heart of Anniston on Noble Street, is the perfect choice if you’re looking for a classy night out. They’re running a special over several days called “3 Ways to Celebrate.” On Saturday, February 11, there will be a buffet on the main floor featuring: Salads, Prime Rib, Shrimp n Grits, Chicken, Sides, and Desserts. Feast until your heart’s content while listening to live music from The Classic Trio. Reservations are available from 6-9 pm; the cost is $75/person plus tax.

On Sunday, February 12, they’ll feature a Valentine’s Day Brunch from 10:30 am-2 pm. And Tuesday, February 14 there will be dining from the regular menu for lunch 11 am – 2 pm and dinner 5 – 9 pm. Reservations are highly recommended at this popular restaurant.

Location: 1024 Noble St., Anniston, AL

Phone: (256) 237-5388

Peerless Saloon and Grille

If you and your love prefer a more casual atmosphere, the historic Peerless Saloon and Grille is just the place for a fun evening out. For just $49.99/couple, you can enjoy their special Valentine’s Day menu:  Choose between Filet Medallions with roasted potatoes, side salad & toast OR Blackened Mahi Mahi on a bed of Mediterranean pasta salad with crispy parmesan brussel sprouts, side salad, and hush puppies.

Entertainment: Local musician Ted Tedder will be playing some soft acoustic ballads for your listening pleasure.

Location: 13 W. 10th St., Anniston, AL

Phone: (256) 238-1899

 Coldwater Mountain Brewpub

Your favorite Local Brewpub is having two nights available for Valentines Dinners. One on the Feb. 11th and on Valentines day the 14th. They have three seatings each night consisting of 5pm / 6:30 and 8pm. Reservations are VERY STRONGLY suggested. Call 256-403-2334 to reserve your seating. 

Price: Per Couple: $125, Solo $62.50

Valentines Special Menu:

1st Course: 

  • Cornmeal battered Fried Oysters smothered in Lemon Butter
  • Pork Rillettes with house pickled Veggies / Beer Cheese and Chips  
  • Stuffed Mushrooms

2nd Course:

  • Lobster Gnocchi Soup
  • Caprese

3rd Course:

  • Porterhouse Steak with Black Garlic Butter
  • Whole Smoked Bronzini with Purple Rice and Grilled Vegetables 
  • Seafood Linguine 
  • Eggplant Parmesan 


  • Flourless Chocolate Tort
  • Vanilla Bean and Creme Brulee
  • Strawberry White Chocolate Bread Pudding  

Rosie’s Gourmet To-Go

Rosies will have their dining room tables dressed with linens and flowers for a special evening of celebrating love! They will be open from 4-9pm and they highly suggest getting a reservation for this night.

The features for the night will be Prime Rib OR Ribeye Steak $120 Per Couple / Shrimp and Grits or Chicken Cordon Bleu $100 Per Couple.

All the featured entrees include salad, two sides, drink and dessert.

Sides to choose from are: Sauteed Squash, Sweet Potato Hash, Roasted Red Potatoes and Sauteed Green Beans

Dessert is Cherry Tart

Number to call for Reservations is 256-343-6562 or 256-342-5293


3337 Henry Rd, Anniston, AL 36207

Hubbard’s Off Main

Hubbard’s Off Main will be having their Valentines Night Special on the 14th. You can get your reservations by going to this link  https://hubbardsoffmain.com/reservations/ Reservations are strongly recommended. 

For Dinner they are offering a choice of Scallops, Steak, Chicken, or Fish. With each main entree you will get your choice of two sides and a choice of a dessert. Desserts will be a choice from Cheese Cake, Chocolate Lava Cake, or Bread Pudding. 

In addition to the meal they’re serving up special wines to pair with your dishes and Valentine themed Craft Cocktails.


16 E Choccolocco St, Oxford, AL

Garfrerick’s Cafe

Garfrerick’s Cafe, the place to go for healthy, delectable organic food (and romance), is offering a special menu on Valentine’s Day at a rate of $65/guest by reservation. Some of the highlights of their elevated selection include:  

Entrees: Pan-seared Duck Breast, Lobster Ravioli, Root Beer Braised Beef Short Ribs, Dry Aged Ribeye

Starters: Butternut Squash Soup, Blackened Shrimp Cocktail, Pear Pairing, Coconut Curry Mussels

Desserts: Dark Chocolate Cheesecake, Lemon Tart, Raspberry Panna Cotta

Cocktails: I Love Lucy, Madly in Love Manhattan, The Silken Cherry

Location: 655 Creekside Dr., Oxford, AL

Phone: (256) 831-0044

Shells Downtown

Right in the heart of downtown Piedmont, Shells Downtown is hosting a special Valentine’s Day event to test how “close” attending couples actually are. Get ready for The Newlywed Game beginning at 6:30 pm (hours are 4-9 pm that evening) on Valentine’s Day, suitable for newlyweds as well as long-time lovers. There will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes for the winners, so be sure to arrive early to compete while dining on your favorite dish!

Location: 105 N. Center Ave., Piedmont, AL

Phone: (256) 645-3073

Scoop Du Jour Creamery Jacksonville

Treat your lover’s sweet tooth to a delicious Valentine’s Day Sundae on February 14th at Scoop Du Jour Creamery on the square in Jacksonville. They are offering a BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE special (for sundaes of equal or lesser value) at all of their locations (also Gadsden and Rainbow City).

Location: 22 Public Square, Jacksonville, AL

Phone: (256) 365-1386

Family Fun

Let’s face it–we love our families, and Valentine’s Day can be a great way for us to go out and love on each other in style! There are a few places that have thought of families for the upcoming big day.

Big Time Entertainment 

All kinds of fun await you at the Big Time Entertainment complex–all at a special price on Tuesday, February 14. Their 2 FOR 1 special will allow you to buy a game of Laser Tag, Hologate Virtual Reality, Go-Karting, Adventure Golf, or Ninja Warrior Course and receive a second attraction FREE. They’ll also be offering half off the regular price on Arcade Games from 3 pm – 9 pm that same day.

Location: 42 Tower Rd., Oxford, AL

Phone: (256) 832-9200

Valentine Cookie Decorating with Kathy

Besides carrying all kinds of gift options from local artisans, Barefoot Mercantile & Co. is hosting a special Valentine Cookie Decorating event on Sunday, February 12 at 2 pm. For $40, reserve a spot to learn how to decorate a set of Valentine-themed cookies which you’ll take home and munch on. 

Location: 1206 Hwy. Dr., Oxford, AL

Call: (256) 454-3880

Amstar Cinemas

What could be more romantic than snuggling up next to your true love in a dark movie theater? Well, Amstar Cinemas in Oxford features reclining seats for comfort, a variety of concessions, and the latest in movie selections. But on February 14th, they’ll also be featuring the romantic film “The Titanic” in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of this epic blockbuster’s release. See their schedule for times of all their available movies that evening.

Location: 700 Quintard Dr., Oxford, AL

Phone: (256) 835-8869

Flower Shops

Of course, there’s always the simple yet effective approach–a lovely bouquet of fresh flowers for your significant other! Below are some local shops that are gearing up for February 14th.

Miller Florist

Miller Florist is still taking orders for Valentine’s Day floral deliveries, but time is a-ticking–don’t delay getting your orders in. They will be delivering from Friday, Feb. 10th – Saturday, Feb. 11th, and then pick back up on Monday, Feb. 13th – Tuesday, Feb. 14th. View their lovely arrangements on their main website and order now. They also offer a variety of gift options.

Location: 38 Hamric Dr., Oxford, AL

Phone: (256) 835-0911

Evan’s Flower Shop

If you live in the Anniston area, Evan’s Flower Shop is also taking orders for romantic floral arrangements. They’ll offer delivery on any order over $45 in Anniston city limits, and for an additional charge anywhere in Calhoun County. Some of their Valentine’s Day Specials include:

Designer’s Valentine’s Day Special, Rose Arrangements, Carnation Arrangements, Red Panther Roses, Tulip Arrangements, Mixed Floral Arrangements, and candy and balloon options.

Location: 1014 Noble St. #B, Anniston, AL

Phone: (256) 236-2589

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