Picking the perfect Valentine's Day activity is hard. Some lovers plan a romantic picnic, only to get soaked in the rain. Others opt for a chill night at home...but that's no different from every other day. It's no wonder so many people hate Saint Valentine.
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But just as Cupid takes aim at the heart, Lakewood's Bristlecone Shooting, Training and Retail Center has set its sights on creating another option. This one-stop shop for Second Amendment lovers is offering a Valentine's Day gun-range special from Thursday, February 14, through Sunday, February 17, that includes two 9 MM handgun rentals, a box of ammo, two targets, eye and ear protection and a shooting lane for $45, about half the normal amount.
Although the deal is designed for lovers, others can double up: Friends can come in pairs, or a parent can bring a child so that they can bond while popping off some rounds. And between 3 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, February 16, Bristlecone will even offer on-site daycare at a rate of $5 per child (ages four to eleven only).
And there's more: After your session at Bristlecone, you can go to the nearby Westrail Tap and Grill and get a 30 percent discount on your meal when you show your shooting-range receipt.