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  • Writer's pictureLeigh Roach

Grab Your Gal Pals: It's Galentine's!

Article Written by Tamara Schneider and Brooklyn Walters

A lot of attention is paid to romantic love; there are movies about it, songs about it, even websites and apps devoted to helping you find “the one”. But what about the love between friends, especially gal pals? This is a love that oftentimes lasts longer than romantic relationships. Your girlfriends are the ones who will listen to you even if you’re being ridiculous. They’ll laugh with you, cry with you, and make fun of you whenever the occasion warrants. The love between friends is just as meaningful, if not more so, than the love between partners, so while we look forward to Valentine’s Day, don’t neglect celebrating your friendships. To help you with your planning, our intern, Brooklyn, has come up with a few ideas for Galentine’s Day!




Grab a group of friends to learn a new hobby and spend time having fun.

Price: $55 per ticket

Date: February 4

Time: 4-6 p.m.

Location: Local Lex Market -- 439 Southland Dr., Lexington, KY 40503




Brush up on your hostess skills along with your friends.

Price: $65 per ticket

Date: February 11

Time: 12-1:30 p.m.

Location: Harkness Edwards Vineyard—5199 Combs Ferry Rd., Winchester, KY 40391



Grab your gals and enjoy a night of food and wine, painting classes and good company at “Valentine’s Day Paint and Sip.”

Price: $65-125

Date: February 14

Time: 7-10 p.m.

Location: Greyline Station—101 West Loudon, Suite 116, Lexington, KY 40508




“Besties and Blooms” is for the flower lovers out there. You and your closest friends can go put together a bouquet you love while snacking and having a glass of wine.

Price: $50-60

Date: February 9

Time: 7-9 p.m.

Location: Forage—803 N Limestone Ste. 170, Lexington, KY 40505



Have a fairytale outing with your friends as you enjoy food and mimosas at the Castle.

Price: $25

Date: February 12

Time: 10 a.m-12 p.m.

Location: 230 Pisgah Pike, Versailles, KY 40383


Some fun facts about Galentine’s Day:

- The term was coined in 2010 through “Parks and Recreation.” On the show, it was celebrated on

Feb. 13.

- “Galentine’s Day” was added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary in September 2022.

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