Sure, we all know there can be a letdown after the holidays and some dreary weather doesn’t help, but January is also that time to regroup! And what better avenue than date nights out with your loved one? Especially ones that are cheap when those holiday bills are rolling in!
We have 10 dates under $20!
10 – Nothing says love like volunteering together! Hit the Underwood Bloodmobile on Monday, Jan. 14 to give blood, eat some sandwiches, and give the gift of improved life. No cost to you, but a great reward.
9 – Sip and Stitch – Who says crocheting isn’t manly? Have some drinks and learn to crochet together at the Crescent Roadhouse Bar and Grill on Thursday night, Jan. 17th. (Or you can simply head there for drinks any other night, too!)
8 – Catch a cheap movie Friday, Saturday, and Sundays at The Phoenix in Neola or The Dreamland Theatre in Carson. Add the popcorn and you’re still under $15!
7 – Who knows how to keep warm in January? The crew at The Station in Hancock! Warm up with some Chocchatta or Irish coffee! Hot cocoa with Rumchata and Irish coffee with Bailey’s and Jameson! Both with whipped cream!! Then grab a free movie check-out at Eckel’s Memorial Library in Oakland or The Avoca Public Library to have the rest of the night in.
6 – Gotta love an old-school trip to the bowling alley! Get your bowl on at Minden Bowl!
5 – Missing the great feeling of the holidays? Set a $10 price limit and buy each other gifts as you go antiquing in Walnut as you stroll down the quiet streets this time of year!
4 – Do a museum tour. How many times have you passed by saying to yourself you need to stop in? Macedonia, Oakland, Avoca, and Walnut all have museums open by appointment for that perfect evening out and they’re all free admission!
3 – A little competitive spirit always livens up the evening! Race the Shelby trail and end at the Corn Crib. Loser buys supper!
2 – Check out Prairie Crossing Winery in Treynor. You can hit their winter concert on Jan. 13 at 1 or head to Breezy Hills Winery in Minden for soup and sandwich pairings each weekend!
1 – Catch a Friday night high school basketball game! Cheer for the home team whether it be the Bulldogs, the Cardinals, the Eagles, or the Vikings! You won’t be sorry!
More places to suggest? Feel free!