Here are a few sexy events for your V-Day pleasures. But regardless of what you choose to do, don’t take it too seriously. You still have 364 other days to show your dude or dame that you care. And if you still find yourself at a loss for what to do this weekend, remember that Portland has the most strip clubs per capita in the country.
Thursday, February 11
Love Your Body Action Team Meeting
2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Women’s Resource Center
Part of WRC Action Teams, Love Your Body is a team devoted to increasing body positivity of all shapes and sizes. Through open discussion, this meeting will encourage others to share about their overall health and well being from physical to mental. Love Your Body also hosts events, so check out the meeting to learn more.
Friday, February 12
Sexual & Relationship Violence
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This workshop will address the issues of sexual violence, specifically at PSU, with the opportunity to speak and influence with your own views. Participants of the collaborative visualization will receive a $50 “thank you” along with some lunch and some munchies.
PSU Polyamory Alliance’s Polyamory Social
If you identify as a polygamist—or are interested in learning more—and haven’t checked our PSU’s Polyamory Alliance then come to their social to meet some of the members of the alliance and learn more about the organization’s events on campus such as their non-monogamy book club (which will meet next on Feb. 17, 12:30 p.m. at the Green Roots Cafe).
Saturday, February 13
Portland Story Theater’s “Kiss & Tell”
Jazz and doors open 7 p.m. Stories 8 p.m.
$15 advance, $18 at the door
Listen to other people’s fairy tale love stories and sizzling hot adventures while enjoying classic V-Day treats: champagne and chocolates.
Muddy Valentine Day Fun Run 5K
8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For a different type of “dirty” experience, consider some MUD this Valentine’s Day. Getting actually dirty can be just as fun as getting down and dirty. Pick up your packet with all the details on Feb. 12, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Road Runner Sports in Northwest Portland.
Cupid’s Red Hot Curling Party
7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Evergreen Curling Club
$40 couples, $75 singles
Yep, curling, that sport you watch during the Winter Olympics, that’s the one! If you are new to curling, show up right at 7 p.m. for a lesson by curling coaches. Dessert and a full bar are provided.
Sunday, February 14
Tantra Workshop: Romancing your Soul
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
$45 singles, $80 couples
Awakenings Wellness Center
Activities and loving discussion will accompany meditation, soft music and aromatherapy during this healing workshop. Appetizers, desserts and refreshments are included. Singles and couples are welcome.
Hearts on Fire: A Valentine’s Day Showcase of Country Duets
$14 advanced tickets, $18 at the door
Listen in to classic country songs with your gal or fella. The showcase is following a sold out inaugural concert so it is sure to host talent. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Saturday, February 13 or Sunday, February 14
Wine and Chocolate Pairing
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Hip Chicks do Wine
$15 at door, $12 advance
Chocolate and wine is a great start or end to a V-Day dinner date! Come in to the Hip Chicks winery where they will pair four truffles and one wine infused fudged with five of their wines. VIP pairing ($28) also includes sparkling wine and take-home treats.
Haunted Valentine Tour
3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Visit Beer Quest PDX website for details
If spooky turns you on, join this tour which will highlight the scariest spots in Portland. Tickets also include chocolate and beer samples.
Portland Spirit Cruise
7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
The Portland Spirit
$99 per person
Yes this is a tad expensive, but it should be worth it; tickets include a four course meal and live music on a beautiful cruise ship, overlooking the city lights.