5 Things to Know in Portsmouth This Week (2/11/19)

What happens in Portsmouth during this week of love? It’s Valentine’s Day on Thursday, and this city treats the romantic in all of us with a variety of opportunities—whether you’re half of a happy couple or reveling in your single status. Double check all events with a phone call or online visit, however, as the Seacoast will be struck by yet another icy, cold reminder that winter isn’t over—despite what that pesky groundhog had to say!

Sinatra at Tuscan Kitchen

Tuscan Kitchen has one of the best Frank Sinatra tribute singers in New England on tap to celebrate Valentine’s Day. How romantic would it be to indulge in decadent Italian fare while listening to Sinatra croon? Tickets include dinner, entertainment, tax and gratuity. Contact the restaurant for reservation information.

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The Sweetheart Mile

The Runner’s Alley on Congress Street is sponsoring a fun way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Run the Sweetheart Mile! Starting at 5:30 p.m., runners will run or walk four ¼ mile laps. The real fun comes from the delicious Valentine’s dessert they’ll eat at the start of each lap. Prizes will be awarded in both the couples and singles division. Contact Runner’s Alley for more info, or sign up online.

Wine and Chocolate at Board & Brush Creative Studio

Who needs the guys? Grab your girlfriends and head to Board & Brush Creative Studio on Valentine’s Day and enjoy chocolate and wine, along with a special price to create two boards as well. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. and runs through 9:30. Call or stop in at Board & Brush to make your reservation.

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Juanito Pascual New Flamenco Trio at The Music Hall

Juanito Pascual has received international notoriety as one of the best flamenco guitarists in the world. His trio is playing at the Music Hall’s Loft on Friday, February 15 at 8 p.m. What a beautiful way to extend the romance another day! Visit the Music Hall online or their box office in person for tickets.

Downtown Portsmouth Traffic Flow Changes

Whether you’re visiting downtown Portsmouth for romance, or simply trying to do an errand or two, you’ll need to know about the changes mandated by local construction. Make sure to stay up to date. 

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