It's time to start planning that romantic Valentine's Day, but even if you don't have a significant other, Georgetown has you covered.
For the love-struck couple looking for the scents and tastes of love, head to Paul restaurant.
"For Valentine's Day, we have our special mousseline cake," employee Casey Hanley said. "It's layered with fudge cake and mousseline cream, a layer of chocolate with either fresh strawberries or strawberries with marzipan on top."
This dessert, a special for this time of year, is the perfect way to tickle your taste buds with the flavors of love Georgetown-style.
Or if you are in an arts and crafts mood, stop by Paper Source to make your own personal Valentine's Day gift with help from the experts.
"You can make your own [gift] without starting from scratch," store manager Ann Lowenthal said. “We have many fun things for kids to do that aren't the standard heart gifts. We have finger puppet heart shapes that they can make, kits to make different animals, and cards they can sew a design on."
While giving flowers to your loved one, be sure to buy a flower for Georgetown. Rock Creek Conservancy is hosting a "Save the Daffodils" Campaign and will be planting about 4,500 daffodils across from the Four Seasons Hotel along with various other flowers for the community. The flowers, originally planted in the late 1960s have been mowed over and suffocated by weeds. Rock Creek Conservancy is hoping to increase the number of daffodils for Georgetown.
If you are looking for something more formal, the Washington Club is hosting a "Have a Heart Luncheon" at the Patterson House at 11:30 a.m. to honor of the Georgetown Ministry Center’s work in the Georgetown community. You can join GMC as they receive The Washington Club Community Service Award and listen to Dr. Ronald J. Koshes discuss mental illnesses among the homeless.
If you find yourself alone and feeling vengeful, take a trip to Total Party: Party, Costumes, and Novelties in the mall. Get your revenge on the one who broke your heart with a voodoo dolls especially for Valentine's Day.
"You put someone's name on it who broke your heart. It can be used for multiple purposes, but we thought it would be great for Valentine’s Day," owner Lorenzo Caltagirone said. "It's very therapeutic."