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Here’s a not-quite ‘Perfect 10’ of Valentine’s dates and activities

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Sure, you and your valentine could go to the usual restaurant and do the same old same old. Or you could try one of these nine things off the beaten path:

St. Valentine’s Celebration at Körner’s Folly: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 413 S. Main St., Kernersville. A Valentine’s Day-themed scavenger hunt will help guide groups through all 22 rooms of Jule Körner’s home. $12. kornersfolly.org.

Single Mingle in the Social District: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, Church Avenue, High Point. Wine, yoga, chocolate, charcuterie boards and more. See the schedule at tinyurl.com/57jku4pj.

‘Date Night’ Cabaret: 6 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Congregational United Church of Christ, 400 W. Radiance Drive, Greensboro. Cabaret songs celebrating Valentine’s Day, featuring talented performers from Triad Pride Performing Arts’ choruses and acting company. The first show is family friendly, the second show is for those seeking a spicier experience. $15-$40. www.simpletix.com.

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Pottery Date Night: 2-4:30 p.m. Sunday and 6-8:30 p.m. Feb. 16, The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards, 400 West English Rd. Suite 151, High Point. Instructors: Jack and Leigh Blanchard. $100 per couple. Participants can choose between two dates to work on the pottery wheel with their partner and create a clay work of art which will then be fired in the kiln with your choice of glaze color for your work. Beer/wine and snacks included. 336-887-2137 or www.tagart.org

Valentine’s Heartbreaker Marathon & Relay: 10 a.m. Sunday, Country Park, Greensboro. $65-$100. Park at Jaycee Park, 3802 Jaycee Park Drive, Greensboro. www.massacremarathon.com.

Bad Sex—Non-Erotic Reading: 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., Greensboro. $15. Local writers and personalities will read/perform selections from The Guardian’s Bad Sex Awards. Live music by The Well Equipped. Door prizes, bad sex scenes from films, snacks, bar (wine/beer). Absolutely 18+. Celebratory Valentine’s Eve event. ticketmetriad.com.

Fatal Affections—A Valentine’s Murder Mystery Show: 7 p.m. Wednesday (Valentine’s Day), Joymongers Barrel Hall, 480 W. End Blvd., Winston-Salem. Unforgettable night filled with intrigue, matchmaking and spine-tingling suspense. $30 plus fees and taxes. www.jjbrownproductions.com.

Valentine’s Day Dinner at Truist Stadium: 6-9 p.m. Wednesday (Valentine’s Day), Truist Stadium, 951 Ballpark Way, Winston-Salem. Treat your sweetie to a four-course dinner at the home of the Dash. Seatings available at 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Dinner is $100 for a table for two in the Flow Club; $200 for a table for four in the Flow Club or a private suite for two; and $300 for a private suite for four. Go to www.milb.com/winston-salem/community/promotions-and-events/valentines-day-dinner for reservations.

Celebrating Black Cinema – ‘Brown Sugar’: 7 p.m. Wednesday (Valentine’s Day), Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. PG-13. Romance/comedy. $8, taxes and fees included. Seniors, military, first responders, students and educators save $1 per ticket. CarolinaTheatre.com.

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