Few things are more romantic than a few days away with your special persona at a quaint, cozy boutique hotel. The Rose Hotel sets a romantic stage for Valentine’s Day better than any other, with a fresh rose in each room, scented candles, custom bath robes and slippers, turn-down service, and more.
No matter which time of month you visit, February boasts an array of things to do in Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley area, whether you’re into dining and drinking, arts and culture … or even fly fishing!
We will make sure your getaway is luxurious and memorable. Our staff at The Rose Hotel can help with recommendations and reservations for dinner in charming downtown Pleasanton, too!
Sip and Shop with the Gals … or Guys
The second annual “Galentine’s Sip, Shop & Fashion Show” from noon to 5 p.m. Feb. 5 at Mavericks country lounge in Pleasanton isn’t just for the ladies—everyone is welcome to attend this free event that promotes small businesses.
The event will feature a DJ and hourly fashion show. Visit vendors, enjoy food and adult beverages, buy raffle tickets, and remember to wear your dancing shoes.
Explore an Art Movement
From Feb. 14 through April 23, the Uncle Credit Union Gallery at Livermore Valley Arts will host a retrospective of the Bay Area Figurative movement and its influence on art today. The exhibit includes second-generation and contemporary works that reflect the movement’s reflection of emotion through the use of intense, non-naturalistic color while presenting recognizable figures. Visit the gallery website for hours and more details about this fascinating exhibit.
Drink for a Good Cause
Livermore’s craft breweries are collaborating again this year on a batch of cheekily named Livermoron IPA to support the Alameda County Community Food Bank.
All proceeds from the Livermoron Brew Crawl and Food Drive 5-10 p.m. on Feb. 16 will raise money to fight food insecurity; last year, it was able to pay for 3,000 meals!
The event is free; check the website to see which venues are participating, and plan to join in the fun for a good cause.
Spend ‘An Evening with Marlee Matlin’
Award-winning actress and producer Marlee Matlin, most recently acclaimed for her film Coda, which won the Oscar for best picture in 2022, will appear at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St., Livermore. An Evening with Marlee Matlin promises that “We’ll come away informed and empowered to make a difference in the world, with the knowledge that we can begin by changing just one person’s life,” according to Livermore Arts.
Tickets are on sale online and will go fast, so don’t delay!
Celebrate Mardi Gras with NOLA-style Jazz
Jeff Bordes & Friends’ Mardi Gras Celebration returns at 8 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Firehouse Arts Center in Pleasanton. His infectious NOLA-style jazz is the next best thing to being in the Big Easy! Get tickets online.
Dig Into Deals on Dining
Explore the diverse cuisines of the region Taste Tri-Valley Restaurant Week Feb. 24 through March 5. It’ll feature special events, special menu offerings and exclusive deals at local restaurants and wineries. Visit the website to sign up for a mobile pass and redeem deals and discounts in order to be entered to win a Restaurant Week Getaway Giveaway. Our mouths are watering already!
Catch a Big Show on Fly Fishing
One of the world’s largest consumer fly fishing events, The Fly Fishing Show, is making a stop at the Alameda County Fairgrounds Feb. 24-26. It includes something for everyone, whether you want to learn about the hobby or are an experienced angler. Attend instructional classes and lectures along with demonstrations by the world’s top 50 fly tiers. Browse 175 booths by top companies in the industry, talk to guide services and lodges, and enter to win prizes including top gear and trips.
Visit the website for hours, cost and more details, and book your room soon, because this is a big weekend!
We’re eager to help you plan the perfect trip, no matter what your interests or hobbies. Please give us a call and let us pamper you and your Valentine this month.