3 THINGS TO DO This Week

Staff Writer
The Destin Log
A Victorian tea party

Valentine's Day is more than a box of chocolates or a pretty card. These activities can make the day special for men, women and children.

1. Fairytale Valentine party

The Friends Guild of the Destin Library will host a Fairytale Romance Valentine Party at 2 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Destin Library. The program is free and open to the public. Bring your sweetheart to taste cupcakes and vote as local bakers compete for awards for the best flavor, original recipe, and unique cake decorating, etc. Then enjoy romantic musical songs of our time performed by two barber shop quartet groups provided by the Emerald Coast Chorus.

2. Valentine's Victorian Tea

Men, women and children are invited to experience Valentine traditions of the past and create future memories with the ones they love at the Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida’s “Valentine’s Victorian Tea” from 2-4 p.m. Feb. 13. Enjoy light refreshments as you learn facts about the historic evolution of Valentine’s Day and see an exhibit of unique Victorian artifacts. The Valentine’s Victorian Tea, for ages 6 years and up, is a distinctive and festive program chockfull of charm and culture. Cost is $16/person and $13/Museum members. Call 850-678-2615 for reservations.

3. Wedding Vow Renewals

A tropical re-union wedding vow renewal ceremony is a unique present to give your spouse for Valentine’s, and it’s free. Couples can renew their wedding vows at a 2 p.m. ceremony Feb. 14 at LuLu’s restaurant in Destin. Hurricane Jane, an ordained minister and a member of the Parrott Heads club, will officiate. Arrive a little early to settle in and stay for the fun.