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Places to find a date for Valentine's Day
Your potential mate could be at one of these upcoming events
Published Thursday, February 7, 2013 7:30 am
by Michaela L. Duckett

Looking for a date for Valentine’s Day? Perhaps you may have some luck at one of the following events:

Annual Best Date Auction

When: Feb. 9, 7 p.m.

Where: Interior Motives (2425 South Blvd.)

What: Bid on a date with one of 23 of the QC’s most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes. The list of participants include Olivia Chisholm of ABC’s “Duets,” Mike of MTV’s “Making the Band” (Day 26); Kendra James of Oxygen’s “Bad Girls Club,” Cross Thompson an Ebony Soul model, acclaimed filmmaker Fred Forte Jr., business owner Kelvin “Fresh” Wright, Charlotte’s 2012 “Model of the Year” Daiza Moore, and CBS radio personality and show producer A Dot. The event, which is sponsored by Metro Proponent, will be hosted by Emmy award-winning poet Bluz and feature a red carpet arrival. For tickets, visit metropauction.eventbrite.com

Pre-Dating Speed Dating Event

When: Feb. 13, 8 p.m.

Where: Jackalope Jack’s (1936 East 7th St.)

What: Meet up to a dozen other single professionals face-to-face and get better acquainted through a series of six minute “pre-dates.” To register, visit www.pre-dating.com. This particular event is open to single professionals between the ages of 26 and 38. Not the right demographic for you? Visit the website for more information on other upcoming events.

Love Sux at Howl at the Moon Charlotte

When: Feb. 14, 7 p.m.

Where: Howl at the Moon (210 E. Trade St.)

What: Singles, celebrate your freedom at this annual anti-Valentine’s Day bash. Bring in a shredded, torn or otherwise mutilated photo of your ex and receive free admission. Now that your ex is out of the way, you are ready to move on to someone new. Visit howlatthemoon.com for more information.

Eat, Love, Laugh

When: Feb. 14, 9 p.m.

Where: Wine Up (3306-C N. Davidson St.)

What: A night of love and laughter featuring two poets and a comedian. The laid back atmosphere creates a perfect opportunity to connect with someone new. There will also be an open mic, in case you want to take to the stage and express how you really feel. Also enjoy live music and finger foods.


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