Things to Do
Rocktown Climbing Gym 200 S.E. 4th St., OKC 405.319.1400 | rocktowngym.com If you’re in the mood to get out of your comfort zone, this is a great place to start. One of the more imaginative examples of urban re-use around, Rocktown offers climbing lessons for novices and challenging obstacles for the experienced climber, up routes that vary from 35 to 100+ feet. It’s a fun way to feel like you’ve overcome obstacles together, but it’s better not to rush in; go to the Rocktown website to check out requirements and rates and complete an online waiver before your visit.
Blazers Ice Centre 8000 S. I-35 Service Rd., OKC 405.631.3307 | blazers-icecentre.com
Arctic Edge Ice Arena 14613 N. Kelly Ave., Edmond 405.748.5454 | arctic-edge.com Couple skate! North or south, you can get your glide on. Public skating and private lessons are available at both locations; check online for details before you go. If you’d rather watch somebody else do it, Blazers Ice Centre hosts a Valentine’s Day collegiate hockey match between the OU and UCO squads at 2:30 p.m.
Poetry Stand at the Skirvin Hilton 1 Park Ave., OKC 405.272.3040 | skirvinhilton.com/artist-in-residence The Skirvin’s Artist-in-Residence program currently hosts poet, freelance writer and bookmaker Kerri Shadid. During her stay, Shadid is creating spontaneous, customized verse for guests and visitors. The fruits of her literary labor will be collected in a compilation for the Skirvin – so your visit could become immortalized in unrehearsed verse. Visit the Skirvin’s website for more information on this fun and unique project.
Wine & Palette The Sanctuary 530 S. Broadway Ave., OKC 405.237.2803 | thesanctuaryokc.com The seasonal scare factory morphs into a Tunnel of Love for Valentine’s Day thrill-seekers. There’s nothing like a stroll through four stories of creepiness to make you want to stick close to your cutiepie. Chills and thrills await. Check online for dates, times and tickets.
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201 N.W. 10th St. #120, OKC 405.227.0230 | wineandpalette.com Bored? Creative? Why don’t you get drunk and … paint? Wine & Palette provides expert instruction in the fine arts while you and your beloved imbibe. Admission includes canvas, paint, aprons and instruction, with beverages for sale on site – the resulting masterpiece is your own. Register for classes online and get those creative juices flowing!
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