**CALENDAR LISTING/MEDIA ALERT**
Valentine’s Month in Seattle Southside
Aphrodisiac menus, concerts and wine tasting along the Des Moines Marina
WHO: The Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority
WHAT: Valentine’s Day events and happenings
WHEN: Various dates in February 2018
WHERE: Des Moines, SeaTac and Tukwila, Wash.
DETAILS: Event details are listed below; for more information, visit
Aphrodisiac Specialties at Copperleaf Restaurant // Now through February 28
Equally as romantic as Valentine’s Day itself, this aphrodisiac-infused five-course dinner menu at Copperleaf will spice things up between you and your date. During the month of love, delight in oyster delicacies, dark chocolate and more. The dinner is $95 per person, or $135 per person with wine pairings. To view the menu and for more information, visit: www.cedarbrooklodge.com/en-us/upcoming-events
Redondo Valentine’s Cookie Decorating Class // February 7, 6-8 p.m.
Salty’s wants you to join them for their annual all-ages Valentine’s Cookie Decorating Party. Enjoy an evening with friends, family and many bags of icing. Cost: $30 per person. For more information, visit: www.saltys.com/redondo-valentines-day-cookie-decorating-class/
Valentine’s Concert by Northwest Symphony Orchestra // February 9, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Northwest Symphony Orchestra will perform a program of classic and modern affections in this Valentine’s Day concert at Highline Performing Arts Center, with selections by composers Hector Berlioz, Sumi Tonooka and Ferde Grofé. Tickets are $15 for students and seniors, $20 for the general public. For tickets and event information, visit: www.northwestsymphonyorchestra.org/new-events/2017/6/5/concert-2
Send Your Love by Air Mail at the Museum of Flight // February 10 and 11
Explore the exciting world of flight in a fun hands-on workshop. Go on a journey to the early days of airmail and then you can send your loved ones over the moon with a sweet, handmade valentine. The museum offers family workshops free with museum admission and is open to all ages (children six and under should come with an adult helper). For more information about Weekend Family Workshops, visit: museumofflight.org
Redondo Cookies and Cocktails // February 10, 3-5 p.m.
Adulting was never so much fun. Mixing beverages with cookie making is a recipe for laughs-and a night that you’ll talk about until next Valentine’s Day. Cost: $50 per person. For more information, visit: https://www.saltys.com/redondo-valentines-day-cookie-decorating-class/
Valentine’s for a Cause at Sullivan Community Center // February 10, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Kona Kai Coffee presents a pre–Valentine’s Day night of jazz from Seattle saxophone player Darren Motamedy. A $55 donation is requested and includes dinner and jazz. For tickets and event information, visit: www.eventbrite.com/e/valentines-for-a-cause-tickets-41932211373
Saint Valentine’s Day Dinner at Copperleaf Restaurant // February 14
Celebrate your love for each other without-the-hassle this Valentine’s Day at Copperleaf Restaurant. Leave it to Copperleaf to set the mood with a curated dinner for you and yours, from Maine Lobster Ravioli and Caramelized Diver Scallops to Theo Milk Chocolate Bavarian. The dinner is $95 per person, or $135 per person with wine pairings. To view the menu and for more information, visit: http://www.cedarbrooklodge.com/en-us/upcoming-events
Valentine’s Day at 13 Coins // February 14
Celebrate your love story at 13 Coins. The mood lighting, high-backed booths and vintage décor will take you back to the days of the Rat Pack. Plus, 13 Coins has an exciting Valentine’s Day menu. For the full menu and details, visit: www.13coins.com/
Valentine’s Day Dinner at Basil’s Kitchen // February 14
Basil’s features classic Northwest cuisine with a Mediterranean twist. A special Valentine’s Day menu will feature a thee course menu with options such as Maple Leaf Farms duck breast, seared sea scallops and wild king salmon. Enjoy flavors that are sure to make your dinner with a special someone a special event. For the full menu and details, visit: www.basilskitchenseattle.com/pdf/ValentinesDayMenu.pdf
2 For 1 Bowling at Family Fun Center // February 14
Enjoy bowling with your special someone for the price of one at Seattle Southside’s newest bowling alley, Bowlwinkle Lanes at Family Fun Center. Spend Valentine’s Day bowling spares and strikes with your loved one and get one free “love-a-cake” (lava cake) to share! For more details, visit: https://www.fun-center.com/tukwila/specials/
Sweet Deal for Two at California Pizza Kitchen // February 14–18
Spice it up this Valentine’s Day with California Pizza Kitchen’s Sweet Deal for Two. Create a unique, delicious celebration by choosing one appetizer, two entrées and one dessert from a prix-fixe menu, all for $35. For the full menu and details, visit: www.cpk.com/sweetdealfortwo
Waterland Wine & Art Walk // February 21
The Waterland Wine & Art Walk is coordinated by Destination Des Moines; the February 2018 edition will have wineries and artists at six locations along the Des Moines Marina on Marine View Drive. Tickets are $25 per person, including a wine glass and 18 tastings. The festivities will start at Des Moines’ Waterland Arcade, where guests can check in and receive their glass for tasting. Advance tickets are available at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3234459.
About the Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority
The Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (RTA) is the official destination marketing organization for Seattle Southside. The organization is responsible for competitively marketing the area as an ideal destination for leisure and business travelers who wish to explore Western Washington and for meeting and event planners to hold their functions. The Seattle Southside RTA is funded by a self-assessed hotel fund and supported by a lodging tax from the cities of SeaTac, Tukwila and Des Moines. For more information, please visit www.seattlesouthside.com or call (877) 885-9452.
Althea Conyers Achem
Public Relations, GreenRubino for the Seattle Southside RTA
Phone: (206) 452-8178