Don’t Miss February in Franklin Southampton

Posted on February 9, 2022
| Posted in Attractions

February: the shortest month of the year, sometimes the coldest month and an awesome month to come discover Franklin Southampton! We have art, events, food, shopping and more! Check out the list below for inspiration.


Like you need a reason to indulge in pizza but if you are looking for one, February 9th is National Pizza Day and we have just the spots to celebrate! You can get a classic pepperoni pizza at 3 Guys in Franklin or a fully loaded supreme pizza from Pino’s in Courtland or try the weekly special flatbread at Serve in Downtown Franklin!


Rawls Museum Arts_altRawls Museum Arts opened in 1999 and houses the Main Gallery, the Francis Gallery, and the Artworks Gift Shop. Currently the Main Gallery and Francis Gallery Exhibition is the 2021 Blackwater Artist League Exhibition. This is a group was established in 1984, the talented organization features artists from all media who get together each week to paint and sketch. The only requirement is an interest in art. Members come from throughout the area; Windsor, Suffolk, Franklin and North Carolina. Come enjoy the exhibit now through February 25th. 22376 Linden Street, Courtland, VA 23837


Every Thursday, you can count on a good time at VPC Gourmet Market in Downtown Franklin. Their weekly Trivia Night and delicious food are just the start. They also have a huge variety of wine and beer to help the good times roll and your guesses come easier! Starting at 7 PM, you can bring 5 other friends or grab a seat at the table that looks like winners! Must be 21 years or older.  Visit their Facebook page for full details: VPC Gourmet Market Facebook.


Valentine's Day Fun_altLocal businesses and organizations have tons of LOVE filled fun planned for all the couples and single people out there! Enjoy Paint Night at Storehouse, a Valentine’s Dance in Ivor or special dinners at places like The Cove, Serve, and The Village at Woods Edge Pack Porch! Check out events page for everything happening and all the details. Don’t forget to pick up the best Valentine’s Day gift of all…PEANUTS! Covered in chocolate, salted, little spicy, they are sure to make that special someone happy!


Even if it is the shortest month of the year, the cold days can seem long. Add a little lime and salt to your day and celebrate National Margarita Day! A number of local restaurants have a variety of margarita options but if you want the full on (wishing I was in Mexico) effect, come out to El Ranchero Mexican Grill And Bar or Don Pancho’s Cantina.