6 ways to spend Valentine’s Day 2017 in Conroe, Montgomery

Local business in Conroe and Montgomery are offering a variety of Valentine’s Day date options from an evening at the gun range to a romantic boat ride on Lake Conroe.

If you’re still looking for Valentine’s Day date ideas, consider one of these local options.

La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa
Feb. 10, 11 & 14
La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa offers three different options for a romantic dinner at Lakeside Restaurant & Bar. Diners will enjoy a four-course, prix-fixe menu with optional wine pairings, including a crab and tomato appetizer, spinach and lemon salad, choice of lamb, duck or seafood risotto for the entrée and a raspberry chocolate torte with white chocolate strawberries for dessert. Music by DJ MacTrio will be provided Feb. 14. $68 (per person). 5-10 p.m. La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa, 600 La Torretta Blvd., Montgomery. 936-448-3020. www.latorrettalakeresort.com

Valentine’s Day Dinner Cruise
Feb. 11 & 14
Southern Empress Cruises offers a 3 hour, 30 minute romantic evening on the waters of Lake Conroe, complete with dinner, dancing and drinks. The Southern Empress Lakeside condominium features three decks and a live DJ. 7 p.m. $79.99 (per person). Southern Empress Cruises, 7037 Kingston Cove Lane, Willis. 936-588-3000. www.southernempress.com

Already Gone Valentine’s Day Celebration
Feb. 12
Bernhardt Winery hosts a Valentine’s Day concert by Eagles tribute band, Already Gone, paired with heavy appetizers, decadent desserts and Bernhardt wine. The evening will start off with a meet and greet before the concert and a sunset toast. $40 (per person). 4:15 p.m. (meet and greet), 5-7 p.m. (concert). Bernhardt Winery, 9043 CR 204, Plantersville. 936-894-9829. www.bernhardtwinery.com

Ammo, Arrows and Amore
Feb. 14
Participants in this unique date night practice their shooting skills and earn prizes with special Valentine’s Day targets in the firearms range and archery bay. Raffles will be held throughout the evening and couples can enjoy a pasta bar, which also includes grilled chicken, meatballs, salad, bread sticks and dessert. 5:30-7:30 p.m. $40 (per non-member), $30 (per member), $15 (per child 10 years old and younger). Saddle River Range, 4280 FM 1488, Conroe. 936-271-2620. www.saddleriverrange.com

Valentine’s Dinner with Don Pope
Feb. 14
The Red Brick Tavern hosts an evening of jazz music by Don Pope while diners enjoy a three-course meal with a choice of two different salads, filet mignon and grilled lobster tail, and strawberry Neapolitan pound cake with champagne for dessert. 6 p.m. $48 (per person). The Red Brick Tavern, 119 Simonton Street, Conroe. 936-539-2000. www.theredbricktavern.com

Valentine’s Day Couples Painting Party
Feb. 14
Southern Star Brewing Company hosts Paint On Tap where couples can enjoy a three-hour painting party while enjoying beer and hors d’oeuvres. The painting is split into two canvasses to create one masterpiece upon framing together. 6-9 p.m. $90 (per couple). Southern Star Brewing Company, 3525 N. Frazier Street, Conroe. 281-740-3986. www.southernstarbrewing.com
By Hannah Zedaker

Editor, Spring/Klein & Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood

Hannah joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor of the Spring/Klein edition and later became the editor of both the Spring/Klein and Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood editions in June 2021. Hannah covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Hannah served as associate editor of The Houstonian, interned with Community Impact Newspaper and spent time writing for the Sam Houston State University College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication and The Huntsville Item.