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7 things to do with beau or bestie to celebrate Valentine's this week

Photo provided by Wikimedia Commons.
Photo provided by Wikimedia Commons.

There is always an appealing array of delights that are available across campus on Valentine's Day for students to participate in. Students can support their friends' organizations, do fun crafts with their loved ones or share a special treat, both on campus and right here in Macon!

While some are sit-down events, like QuadWorks' "Love is Blind," many are drop-in craft or goodie workshops that students can visit to pick up a cute personal gift or have a special moment in their celebration. Many Macon restaurants are also looking to spread the love with special date night deals and events! Here are some of the hottest events happening for you to take your beaux or bestie to:

  1. Love is Blind, by QuadWorks, is happening in Willingham Hall this Friday at 5 p.m. The event will be a live-action recreation of the hit show, with real Mercerians on stage and in the audience! Come with friends or on a date to watch your classmates find love!
  2. The National Council of Negro Women is running a Valentine's Day photo booth from Feb. 13-17. Go snap a cute polaroid between classes from 12-3 p.m. in the CSC.
  3. Phi Mu is handing out free Hershey's Kisses on Cruz from 10-11 a.m. to help celebrate the love. Come with a sweetheart or drown your sorrows in chocolate!
  4. For a little Galentine's Day fun, head over to Delight's Waffle Brunch and Mocktail Bar at 8 p.m. in Newton Chapel. There is no sign-up required and attendees are encouraged to dress up in their "cute Valentine's Day colors."
  5. Alpha Delta Pi and Phi Mu are teaming up to spread the love with a flower sale on Cruz from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. to benefit Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and the Ronald McDonald House Charities! Grab a flower for your partner, a friend or yourself!
  6. Ocmulgee Brewpub has a special "Red Hot Love burger" that comes with their Valentine's date dinner experience.
  7. Looking for a more upscale date night? The Macon Telegraph readers voted Brasserie Circa as the number one place to go for a date night in Macon!

Henry Keating

Henry Keating '24 is a Journalism and History student at Mercer. He has worked at The Cluster as SGA correspondent, State and Local News Editor, Managing Editor and now as the Editor-in-Chief. Henry has held internships at the Macon Newsroom, Macon Telegraph, and Greenville Post and Courier. He enjoys backpacking, rom-coms, pottery and photography.


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