The love keeps going with Roanoke shopping event

Roanoke merchants will carry on the spirit of Valentine's Day with a one-day "For the Love of Roanoke" a winter shopping event and Cupid Shop Hop on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Shoppers are invited to warm up and roast marshmallows at a street-side bonfire.

Most participating merchants will feature specials, sales and post-Valentine's Day events, with some merchants open later than 5 p.m. Visitors who stop in at 10 stores will be entered in a drawing for a Roanoke gift basket.

The day includes Joseph Decuis' monthly Vineyard Lunch at noon.