Valentine’s Day Roundup

What does Valentine’s Day in a pandemic look like? We’re separated by masks, computers, or social-distancing rules, but we’re still connected. And, now more than ever maybe, the world could use a little love. So here are eight local events to participate in: ticketed, virtual, distanced and outside.

Valentine’s Day Local Artist  |  Gift Market (Through Feb. 13)  |  Kaiju | 1004 E. Oak St.  |  Search Facebook  |  No cover  |  Times vary

Buy your sweetheart something local this Valentine’s Day at Kaiju’s Louisville artist gift market.

Valentine’s Day Beer And Cookie Pairing (Through Feb. 14)  |  Old Louisville Brewery  |  625 W. Magnolia Ave.  |  Search Facebook  |  $14  |  Times vary

Order and pick up two pairings of Bourbon Baekehouse cookies and Old Louisville Brewery beers. Pairing #1: Double IPA + Red Velvet cookie. Pairing #2: Coffee Blode Ale + Cinnamon Roll cookie.

Free Virtual Painting Class – Valentine’s Balloons (Feb. 11)  |  Zoom  |  Search Facebook  |  Free ($25 to buy a kit)  |  6:30-8:30 p.m.

Create your own work of Valentine’s Day art, led by A Purposeful Ponte Studio. Register for the free Zoom class and provide your own supplies, or pay $25 for all you’ll need.

Valentine’s Day Hike (Feb. 12-13)  |  Jefferson Memorial Forest Horine Reservation  |  12304 Holsclaw Road, Fairdale, Kentucky  |  Search Facebook  |  $20-$40 per couple  |  7-9 p.m.

Enjoy a candlelit night hike with your lover, ending with hot chocolate or a private bonfire with a s’mores kit. Call 368-5404 to register.

DIY Youth Workshops: Heart Wreath (Feb. 13)  |  Waterfront Botanical Gardens  |  1435 Frankfort Ave.  |  |  $20  |  2-3 p.m.

A Valentine’s craft for students in grades 6-12: A heart-shaped wreath made from a wire frame and artificial flowers. Light refreshments will be served.

Valentine’s Day Pajamas And Drag (Feb. 14)  |  CC’s Kitchen  |  800 S. Fourth St.  |  Search Facebook  |  $10  |  Noon, 3 p.m.

Show up in your pajamas and enjoy brunch and a drag show featuring Mokha Montrese, Vanessa  Demornay, Beverly Hellz, TB Sparrow and Zoe Zahara. Buy a ticket to reserve your spot.

LOVE By Dwiznasty (Feb. 14)  |  NoraeBar  |  717 E. Market St.  |  |  717 E. Market St.  |  $10  |  5-10 p.m.

Destiny Mbachu (Dwiznasty) has curated a gallery evening featuring five Black local artists; food; drinks; and a self-love photoshoot.

Phelix’s Pleasure Principle (Feb. 14)  |  Instagram TV  |  |  Free-$20  |  7 p.m.

Submit relationship and sex advice to Valentine’s Day baby Phelix Crittenden, and she’ll answer your questions on Instagram TV. Toss in $20 to win a V’Day B’Day raffle bundle.

Wednesday, Feb. 10-14