Single or Taken there’s a place for you on Valentine’s Day

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Special to The Prospector

The Inn of the Mountians Gods will be having a Stupid Cupid Glow Party for singles.

Julia Hettiger, Staff Reporter

Single or taken, there are many events taking place this Valentine’s Day, from yoga to concerts to singles parties. Venues in El Paso and the surrounding area have you covered.

Michael Stuart, a salsa singer and actor, will be having a Chocolate Extravaganza on Valentine’s Day beginning at 11 p.m. The party will take place at Club New York in Downtown El Paso at 200 Anthony St. The event is intended for singles to mingle and try exotic chocolates. General admission is $20, and it is a 21 and over event. For more information, call Club New York at 915-533-3171.

The Inn of the Mountain Gods will be having a Stupid Cupid Glow Party for singles featuring DJ Frizzo on Feb. 13. The event will begin at 8 p.m. through 1 a.m. The event, which is intended to relieve the stress of being single on Valentine’s Day, will include live music, drinks, worst-date testimonies, and a place where you can shred memorabilia from things you may not want to remember.

On Valentine’s Day, the famous ‘90s band, All-4-One, will be performing their hit song, “I Swear” and others at the Inn of the Mountain Gods. Dinner will begin at 6 p.m. and the concert at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now for $55.

The Inn of the Mountain Gods may be reached at 575-464-7059. Rock and roll legends Jerry Lee Lewis and Chubby Checker will also be putting on a show on Valentine’s Day at the Socorro Entertainment Center for a dinner concert.

Joe Rodriguez, employee at the Socorro Entertainment Center, said concerts at the Socorro Entertainment Center are popular during Valentine’s Day weekend.

“There will be more couples than singles. People go to dinner and dancing or concerts,” Rodriguez said.

Rodriguez also said the Socorro Entertainment Center will decorate the event with balloons, streamers and other Valentine’s Day-themed party attire.

This will be the first time that Jerry Lee Lewis and Chubby Checker will perform in El Paso. The concert and dinner will begin at 5 p.m. Tickets are on sale now for $25. For more information call the Socorro Entertainment Center at 915-790-4000.

Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan will be performing at the Plaza Theatre on Feb. 14. The concert begins at 8 p.m. and tickets range from $30 to $100. The group originated in 1898 in Tecalitlan, Mexico, and since then they have starred in more than 200 movies and played shows in locations including Paris, New York, Chicago and San Diego.

Elia Carbajal, events coordinator, said he expects the concert to be a popular date for Valentine’s Day.

“It will probably sell out soon,” Carbajal said. “Couples better get their tickets quickly.”

For more information, call The Plaza Theatre at 915-534-0609.

“The Singles Party at the Inn of the Mountain Gods sounds interesting, so maybe I’ll go to that,” Lopez said. “If not, I’ll probably go to the movies instead.”

In Downtown El Paso, Sparrow’s Spirits and Pies will be having live music the evening of Valentine’s Day. Drinks and pizza will be served. The event will begin at 8 p.m. Sparrow’s may be reached at 915-533-8988.

Other Valentine’s Day events include yoga classes and brunch at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing. Dinner and dancing will be at Shundo Ballroom Dance Studio, Santa Lucia Catholic Church and La Tierra Café.

For more information about these events, call Ardovino’s Desert Crossing at (575) 589-0653. Shundo Ballroom Dance Studio at  532-2043. Santa Lucia Catholic Church may be reached at 592-5245 and La Tierra Café at (915) 533-8890.

Julia Hettiger may be reached at [email protected]