Celebrate Cupid’s Day Your Way
This year Cupid brings a plethora of ways to mark Feb. 14. From food to art, philanthropy to spa indulgences, the perfect remembrance can be found locally.
Give something different this year; the R Star Foundation will send a goat to a rural village woman in Nepal. A cute card gifts the valentine recipient and the purchase is tax deductible. Call 949-497-4911, or email Rosalind@StarFoundation.org.
Love Grows by Giving, an evening featuring wine and beer sampling, food pairing, live music and silent and live auctions will take place Feb. 13, 6-9:30 p.m. at Huntington Beach’s Hyatt Regency Resort, 21500 Pacific Coast Highway.
The $45 per person fundraiser will benefit CSP Huntington Beach’s Youth Shelter. RSVP to 949 250-0488 x 276.
For those investigating the perfect valentine’s gift, the Pageant of the Masters has one solution to the mystery. Tickets to the 2014 production “The Art Detective,” running July 9 – Aug. 30 are on sale. A special $14 ticket offer for Director’s Tier Side seating for Monday through Thursday performances ends Feb. 14.
Surf & Sand Resort is offering hotel packages, which include dinner and romantic amenities like roses, sweets and champagne. Also available, five different sorts of spa gift packages. For more information, 855-690-7114 or surfandsandresort.com.
One of the town’s most romantic spots, the beachside Deck Restaurant, celebrates with sunset, sounds and sweets on Friday from 4 to 9:30 p.m. featuring a three course menu and live music by Jon Salazar.
To reserve, guests must purchase from the wine list a bottle of $45 or more. Couples also receive a complimentary box of sweets. Reservations: 949-494-6700.
For the traditionalist, a romantic three course prix-fixe dinner is offered at Sapphire Restaurant with a special menu for Feb. 14 from 5-11 p.m. starting at $58 per guest. Reserve by calling 949 715-9888 or visit sapphirelaguna.com