Valentine’s Day events in L.A. area – Saturday 2/12/11
Valentine’s Sweetheart Dance, Catalina Island Ballroom. Catalina Island is the perfect mini-getaway from the city. Dance the night away in the beautiful Art Deco Casino Ballroom, with live music by Ace of Hearts, plus a decadent “Death By Chocolate” dessert bar. The Casino Ballroom, Avalon, Santa Catalina Island. 9 p.m. $25. http://www.visitcatalinaisland.com.Naked at the Getty Scavenger Hunt. This is a chance for adults to go on a humorous, mind-tingling search for nudity at the Getty Center. Participants don’t need to know anything about art or the museum, or nudity, to solve the hunt’s tricky questions — just an inquisitive mind. Organized by Watson Adventures. 1200 Getty Center Drive. Sat. 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., Sun. 1 p.m. $24.50. (866) 811-4111; http://watsonadventures.com/schedule_la.html.
Valentine’s Day in 3-D at Kidspace. It’s going to be “LOVE in 3-D” all weekend long! Get the kids ready for Valentine’s Day by coming to Kidspace and making 3-D pop-up greeting cards, creating your own “love bugs,” making heart-shaped soap and Valentine’s Day bracelets — plus chocolate tasting in the Harvest Corner. Kidspace Children’s Museum, 480 N. Arroyo Blvd., Pasadena. Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m- 5 p.m. $10. (626) 449-9144; http://www.kidspacemuseum.org.
Singles Wine and Mingle at Rosenthal — The Malibu Wine Estate. Fine wine is not the only thing that’s going to be paired up at this swanky vino tasting and mixer. Tour the Malibu Vineyard, sample gourmet cheese and chocolates, and get discounts on wine purchases … plus, hopefully, a phone number or two. Rosenthal —The Malibu Wine Estate, 29000 Newton Canyon Road, Malibu. 1 p.m. $60. (310) 456-1392; wineandmingle.eventbrite.com.
Silver Lake Market Looking for a truly one-of-kind gift for him or her? Silver Lake Art Craft & Vintage will be holding a special sexy Valentine’s market with more than two dozen local artists, vintage and collectible vendors setting up booths at Micheltorena Elementary School, plus a food truck court. Micheltorena Elementary School, 1511 Micheltorena St. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Free. http://www.silverlakeartcraftvintage.com.
Lots of fun things to do on V day.