Dinner, sweets and candles are all you need for a romantic Valentine’s Day. Check out all the ways to celebrate the holiday for sweethearts Around Town Pasadena:
Cake baking television personality Duff Goldman has been expanding his dessert empire across the country and one of the latest stores Duff’s Cakemix to open is in Old Pasadena. To celebrate the notoriously sweet holiday, Duff’s Cakemix is offering Valentine’s Date Night at Duff’s Cakemix. The event includes a cake to decorate and share or the option of cupcakes. Kids are welcome, if accompanied by parents so it could make for a family date night if you can’t find a sitter. Check out the details, including reservations, here.
Candles are another romantic tradition. Instead of just buying them, why not try the Valentine’s Day Candle Making Workshop? Hosted by Banter & Bliss Candle Co. at We Olive & Wine Bar in Old Pasadena, the 90 minute class includes instructions on making your own scented lotion candle as well as a glass of wine from We Olive, a red rose, and liquor infused cake pops courtesy of Drunken Cake Pops. You can check out more about the class here, including where to make mandatory reservations.
If you’d rather have dinner made for you than have to rely on your own creative powers, then there are plenty of tried and true options for a romantic evening in Pasadena:
Bistro45 is a favorite any time of the year, but it’s a local favorite especially on Valentine’s Day. This year, there is a special Valentine’s Day menu available at two different seating times, so call ahead to get your pick. The menu also includes a glass of rose as well as cava with dessert.
POP Champagne & Dessert Bar is pretty much Valentine’s Day all year round and it books up quickly on the big day. Make your reservation now for a romantic evening.
Shelter from the Storms: Pasadena Bad Weather Shelter open through March 1
Thanks for reading our post on Someone born today will only see personal cars in museums!On another matter, the Pasadena Bad Weather Shelter is open during the current bad weather season, on nights with a forecast of 40 degrees or below and/or 40 percent chance of rain until March 1. During the 2015-2016 winter, the last season with available records, the BWS was open a total of 33 nights. It served a total of 1,941 guests — 1,423 men and 518 women.
To find out if the shelter is open each night, call the BWS Hotline at (888) 915-8111. For all other questions, call(626) 797- 2402.