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Five Friday Faves {Valentine’s Edition}

Love is in the air (as in, I LOVE 3-day weekends!) — can you feel it, or are you mostly just feeling the sun beating down on the glorious 805? {Whatevs, El Niño}

Whether you are head-over-heels with your S.O., or just mostly in love with pizza and Netflix, there is something for everyone to lovingly embrace this weekend.  [Also, PSA: ObamaJam is coming at you this weekend, along with a double dose of traffic thanks to the LA Marathon.  So, pretty much, just stay in the 805 and you will be juuuuust fine :)]

1. Malibu Country Mart Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt [Malibu] — sign up by 10:30 on Valentine’s Day, and you and your boo can try to win a necklace (valued at over $2k!) or a Malibu Country Mart gift card!

2. Reagan Library Annual President’s Day Celebration :: 10am-3pm crafts, live music, presidential lookalikes, food for purchase — all FREE! [if you would like to enter the museum, entrance fees still apply] — also, check out Hayley’s post about her visit to the Reagan Library!

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3. Whether you’re celebrating romance with your bae, or Single Awareness Day, let’s face it — you’re going to want some WINE.  Here’s where you can sip + have fun this weekend!

LocalLove805 - Four Seasons Westlake Village - welcome Ballard Canyon AVA - wine tasting

  • Pinot’s Palette [Westlake Village] — special classes all weekend, including this Date Night on Saturday! Sign up online to ensure your spot.
  • Paint + Wine in The Tasting Room [Four Seasons Westlake Village] — paint a beautiful picture of Paris with your loved one or GALentine, sip some vino, and voilá! Perfect Valentine’s day.
  • Comedy Uncorked [Four Seasons Westlake Village] — $20 and a one-drink minimum will keep you laughing all night! [reservations recommended]
  • Black Glass Tasting [The Stonehaus, Westlake Village] — on Saturday, Feb 13, Stonehaus will challenge your senses by hosting a blind taste testing of 5 California varietals, paired with small bites and wood-fired pizza! [tickets required, $75/person]
  • Garagiste Wine Festival [Solvang] — some of our favorite wineries will be pouring you a tall glass of vino LOVE this weekend — grab your tickets before they sell out!

Did we miss your fave wine spot? If so, please let us know in the comments below!

4. Need to sweat off all of that heart-shaped pizza and chocolate you will be consuming?  Lace up your sneakers and join the 2nd Annual RUNdezvous 5k in Newbury Park!  If you need further convincing, there will be free massages and a chocolate fondue fountain at the finish line… soooo, yeah, signing up NOW.

10k- - old agoura - run - Great Race of Agoura - post race party - LocalLove805

5. #optoutside on this beautiful 3-day weekend. Head to the beach, escape to the mountains, go on a bike ride, try out a new hike, go camping… the options are endless here in the 805! And for that romantic touch, end it with a picnic and/or wine tasting. Picnics make for the perfect Valentine’s Day weekend date:)

[We mentioned a few local wine spots above and as for picnics, you can make your own DIY picnic or order one from The Grill on the Alley in Westlake – it’s amazing!] local-love-805-the-grill-on-the-alley01local-love-805-the-grill-on-the-alley02

We want to see your favorite local spots so make sure to tag @LocalLove805 #LL805 in your photos. Here’s a few from our fave #optoutside spots –cheers - weekend - camping - ocean mesa - santa barbara - el capitan - optoutside - LL805 - run - work it outcheers - weekend - camping - ocean mesa - santa barbara - el capitan - optoutside - LL805 - run - work it out - bike - PCHcheers - weekend - camping - ocean mesa - santa barbara - el capitan - optoutside - LL805 - run - work it out

Cheers to the weekend!

#FiveFridayFaves #FFF #eventfulweekend #LL805

xx~

LL805 Team

 

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