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Valentine's Day: One San Francisco guide for getting through it

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It’s Valentine’s Day again. Whether you are celebrating in style or solo, everyone can make it through the week without a bow and arrow. Here are a few events for the week to keep you smiling, regardless of whether or not you receive a dozen roses.

Drink Like a Lady, No Boys Allowed!
Copita Comida y Tequileria, in Sausalito, hosts the long-awaited return of a women-only tequila tasting event, Agave Girls, on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. Original Agave Girl, proprietor Joanne Weir, now has the perfect venue to host this fun night of tasting and pairing with tequila. Only female guests will enjoy passed appetizers and a tasting flight of 100% blue agave Partida Tequila, followed by a three course dinner paired with Partida cocktails from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite.

Keep an Open Heart
Join Dana Damara Yoga at Yoga Tree's Castro location at noon on Valentine's Day for a heart opening class like no other. You will feel lighter than air with her inspirational flow and style. The personal coach, yoga instructor, speaker, author and mother of two is also the founder of Gaia Girls, a mother/daughter empowerment program. Dana leads classes, workshops and trainings in San Francisco and Marin County. She embodies a balance of strength and grace, encouraging others to find that sweet spot within themselves.

Whine or Wine and Dine In Style - You Choose!
Why whine about Valentine's Day when there is wine to enjoy? Press Club San Francisco is one of the best venues to enjoy a glass of vino on V-Day without the fuss of a pre-fixe menu. Want to take your wine tasting skills to the next level? Sign up for Press Club’s Wine Tasting Like a Pro event on February 19, 2014 with esteemed sommelier, Mauro Cirilli. The course will be offered every month in Press Club’s new wine library. All wine enthusiasts are welcome – from novices to those with seasoned palates. Each participant will learn how to taste and analyze various wines, as well as how to pair them.

Leave the Tots at Home to Partner up at Southside for Truffle Tots, Date Night, Beer Week!
In the midst of Beer Week, already in full swing, Southside Spirit House is celebrating some delicious craft beers for San Francisco's largest beer celebration & appreciation of the year. Crispin, Peak Organic and Speakeasy will be on hand throughout the week, see schedule for details. On Valentine's Day, a Date Night Special from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. includes a free bucket of Southside’s famous Truffle Tots when you and yours order two specialty cocktails.

Get a Love Potion
Astrologist Wendy Rose of Guiding Star in Mill Valley can help you see how your charts align with the stars to see how love will enter your world this year. A reading with Wendy can provide insight about the current planetary positions and how they will affect your life. Her custom-blended flower essence elixirs are created during readings to support psychological, emotional, mental and spiritual issues.

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