February: love-ly ways to celebrate
This article was originally published in February 2015
Kids 12 and under can join us the morning of Valentine’s Day to create a special Valentine craft for their friends and family and to enjoy some delicious treats. The events will be held on Saturday, February 14 at the following locations and times.
Share your feelings
Say something sweet with vintage-style Valentine cards from Seattle company Laughing Elephant, or pick up a pack of brightly colored Valentines from eeBoo featuring adorable illustrations.
Find the perfect gift
Share the soft, warm glow of candlelight with seasonal items from Seattle-based Big Dipper Wax Works. Choose from heart-shaped pillars handcrafted from 100 percent pure beeswax, and aromatherapy candles in porcelain cups that are adorned with a cute “lovebird” design.
Have fun with Indigo Wild’s Ooh La Zum collection of body care products for February, including massage and body oil and body aromatherapy mist, both crafted from 100 percent pure essential oils in a sweet, complex scent of vetiver and lavender. Or snag their shea butter lip balm in honey-vanilla that will “turn chapped lips into wet kisses.”
Lavish your loved one with locally crafted chocolates from Theo Chocolate, Fran’s Chocolates and Seattle Chocolates, including caramels, candy bars and other confections. Or swing by the PCC Bakery where you’ll find special heart-shaped cakes and other chocolaty treats such as our Brownie Bites.
Make your heart race
Race in the Love ’em or Leave ’em Valentine’s Day Dash 5K on Saturday, February 14 at Green Lake Park. PCC is sponsoring the PCC Healthy Kids Little Heart Beet Run, a free noncompetitive run for kids and also is the official fruit sponsor of the race. The events kick off at 8 a.m. Register online >>
Raise a glass
Toast to love with a bottle of Syncline Scintillation Brut Rosé. Hailing from Lyle, Wash., this exuberant yet elegant wine begins with a peachy, pale rose color that’s an overture to seductive aromas of bright, just-ripe cherries. Flavors of green apple wrapped around a core of cherry pit and ripe grapfruit ride a mouth-tingling, just-shy-of-tart texture. Can you say scintillating?