As Valentine’s Day approaches, Elmhurst offers its residents and visitors with multiple activities to spread the love. Whether you’re looking for a family activity or date night idea, here’s a list of things to do in Elmhurst this Valentine’s season.
Victorian Valentine’s Workshop – Elmhurst History Museum – Feb 4
Visit the museum to create a Valentine just in time for the holiday. All materials will be provided. At 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., learn about the origin of Valentine’s cards and the popular Vinegar Valentine’s, the not so sweet sister to traditional cards. All ages are welcome.
Price: $4 per person
Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Family Day: A Love Supreme Valentines – Elmhurst Art Museum – Feb 10
Create your own Valentine's Day card through drawing and painting, inspired by the sights and sounds found in our current exhibition A Love Supreme. Which of your muses will you send your valentine to?
Price: Included with museum admission. Members are free.
Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Galentine's Market – Brewpoint Craft Elmhurst (617 N. York St.) - Feb 10th
Come to Brewpoint Craft Elmhurst for a fun filled Galentine's Market on Saturday, February 10th from 5 to 9 PM. Discover unique gifts, indulge in delicious treats and exclusive cocktails, all while supporting local. Featuring Little Fuss, Wabi Sami Tarot, Anwaar Candle Co. Lady Bird Blooms, Seven Twenty Five Events, Isa Sweet Treats, Libra Rising, Eternal Goddess, & more to come.
Time: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
The Rich and Romantic History of Valentines – Elmhurst Public Library – Feb 13th
Who was St. Valentine? What is the oldest Valentine in existence? How did sending paper Valentine's cards become so popular? On February 13th learn the answers to these questions and more, then browse a collection of vintage valentines. In-person attendees will be able to make their own valentine to take home. Grades 9-12 & adults welcome!
Time: 7-8 p.m. Large Meeting Room + Zoom
Valentine’s Painting Workshops – Pinot's Palette – Feb. 14th
This Valentine's Day, elevate your celebration with a painting and wine class at Pinot's Palette. It's an opportunity to bond, create, and toast to your love in a unique and memorable way.
1. From Here to the Moon
Go up to the moon with us and paint this midnight masterpiece!
2. River To My Heart
Follow the river to my heart through a beautiful forest, aglow with the calming colors of a lovely sunset. Imagine you and your loved one gazing across the hills, nestled below a sky blanketed with bright stars.
3. Love In the Horizon
This Date Night painting is dashed in love up in the sky! Love is in the Horizon is fun to paint, has some Van Gogh techniques and is here for all the love! Two canvases put together, create one big painting filled with love!