East bay dating
Canvas and Cabernet, Thurs.–Sat., –9 p.m., –, Sun. The plan: Pull up a seat at one of these five tables for a romantic dinner, where you can whisper sweet nothings over the flickering of a cozy fireplace.Perfect for: Fans of the classic Valentine’s Day date, with roses, champagne, and dinner spent gazing across the table.Perfect for: Fans of monthly art walks and gallery openings with a penchant for artistic expression (or a love of wine).Time commitment: Up to five hours, depending on your lung strength for blowing glass and how much wine you down before putting brush to canvas.Rustle in the Bushes Follow Kevin Feinstein, better known as “Feral” Kevin, on an excursion through Lafayette’s Sienna Ranch, and you’ll learn how to collect an edible bounty.During his two-hour edible plant forays, Feinstein identifies species for your dinner table and teaches sustainable foraging techniques. You may score miner’s lettuce, wild mustard, and chickweed.
Perfect for: Newlyweds and longtime lovebirds who aren’t afraid to splurge.
Hearts of glass Give your honey your heart this Valentine’s Day—just make sure he or she promises not to break it.
During the Crucible’s Hearts of Glass entry-level course, couples work together to blow and shape glass into those recognizable symbols of love.
The Birds and the Bees Gerard’Z Honeybees owner Ed Zawada (Gerard was his grandfather) is creating a buzz around beekeeping workshops at East Bay wineries.
The day begins with a lesson on backyard bee behavior and honey production.
Once you’ve mastered the basics, dazzle other couples with your new moves.