Valentine‘s Day dinner at Bru and other Boulder-area events Feb. 14, 2019

Barley & Hops For Beer Lovers

Nothing says “Valentine‘s Day” like craft beer and Handbuilt eats. Enjoy five courses of hop and barley-inspired cuisine each paired with refreshing ales. Make your reservations today and experience a romantic evening that will surely be one to remember; 4 p.m., BRU Handbuilt Ales & Eats, 5290 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder;, .

THURSDAY

Clay Makers (Ages 5-10) — Learn a variety of handbuilding techniques while using clay. Using techniques such as coil building, slab building and adding creative embellishments, create sculptural and functional pieces. Students will glaze and paint their creations to add color and details to their works of art; 2:45 p.m., Tinker Art Studio, 693B S. Broadway Ave., Boulder;, .

A Valentine‘s Opera Cabaret: Le French Affaire — Experience a romantic evening harkening back to the notorious café cabaret culture of early 20th century Paris; 7:30 p.m., eTown, 1535 Spruce St., Boulder; $28; /

Thrive Together: Valentine‘s Evening Couples Workshop — During this evening, you will learn simple, powerful ways of alchemizing stress to find fulfillment together as you orient toward your co-creative vision. Build community with other couples as you give and receive support drawing forth the unique gifts that each of you has to offer; 6 p.m., Starhouse, 3476 Sunshine Canyon Dr., Boulder; $40; /

Happy Hour presented by The Fox and Boulder Theater— Win tickets to upcoming shows with the purchase of select happy hour menu items; 3 p.m., The Sink, 1165 13th street, Boulder; free;, .

Craft Chocolate and Fine Spirits Valentine‘s Day Pairing— This event includes a distillery tour, an explanation of the distilling process, a brief overview of bean-to-bar chocolate making, a fun interactive tasting of craft chocolate from different parts of the world and spirit tasting featuring a flight of four distinct cocktail samples, paired with each unique single origin bean chocolate; 5 p.m., J&L Distilling Company, 4843 Pearl St., Boulder; $40;, .

Art Sticks Series 4 Release Party— See the work of six new artists and 31 new stickers that will be available for purchase during the event. Join for a coffee, chai or glass of wine from Trident and to connect with other local art aficionados in the Boulder community. Plus, there will be a prize drawing to win stickers and other goodies with the purchase of a $5 prize ticket. Learn more: ; 6 p.m., Trident, 940 Pearl St., Boulder; free;, .

UPCOMING

Young Artists at Work: School Day-Off Camp— Spend time listening to stories about space travel and make your own space vessels that will take you to the stars. Create constellations and learn about space; 9 a.m. Friday, Boulder Museum Of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th St., Boulder; $75-$80;, .

School Day Off Sewing Workshop— Improve sewing skills during school days off. Sewing requires concentration, problem-solving skills, hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills. Sewing projects will include apparel, accessories and fashion for the home. Begin by reviewing the basics, cover safety and get lots of practice sewing; 9 a.m. Friday, Fabricate, 2017 17th St., Boulder; $70; .

Dwarf Planets— Exciting band mixing originals and covers; 8 p.m. Friday, Bluff Street Bar & Billiards, 2690 28th St., Boulder; free;, .

Spring Festival of Choirs— The CU Choirs present a sampling of the music they‘re singing this spring, including the new CU Alma Mater, arranged by Kevin Padworski; 7:30 p.m. Friday, University of Colorado Boulder, Regent Drive at Broadway, Boulder; free; /spring-festival-of-choirs.