One of the holes on the Meadowmeer Golf Course became a popular sledding spot with all the snow. (Photo11: Livia Hernandez)
The weather outside might still be frightful, but chances are you have some cabin fever by now.
Warmer temperatures in the forecast mean we’re in for a wet and slushy weekend. Here are some options if you’re interested in getting out of the house, and some ideas for staying in.
Head out of the house and …
Attend an herbal love medicine class
Orchard Botanicals in Port Orchard rescheduled its Herbal Love Medicine Class for Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For $45, learn about how plants can nourish and tone the heart, wake up the body for physical touch and connection and strengthen and calm the nervous system. Learn more at http://www.herbalclasses.com.
Natural herbs and spices have shown health benefits. (Photo11: JPC-PROD / Getty Images)
Take in some popcorn and a show
Bremerton Community Theatre will offer three performances of Shakespeare’s “As You Like It,” pending weather, on Friday and Saturday night, as well as Sunday afternoon.
If Shakespeare’s not your thing, Dragonfly Cinema in Port Orchard plans to reopen on Friday with its independent film fare, including a showing of Oscar-nominated short films, and Seefilm Bremerton will be open with mainstream hits, such as “The Lego Movie 2” and “What Men Want.”
Shop the vintage sales
Valley Vintage Market on Central Valley Road in Poulsbo plans to be open this weekend, starting at 3 p.m. on Friday. Vendors include Vickie Van Cleave, The White Lemon Co., and Daydream Designs, with vintage finds, refinished furniture, hand-made signs and other home decor. Follow updates at www.facebook.com/ValleyVintageMarket.
Paint a bus, drink a pint
Bent Bine Brew Co. in Belfair plans to host another Paint and Pints Night, with Rimbert Illustration, on Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. Artist Danielle Rimbert will help you create a custom art piece with acrylic paint on canvas while you’re drinking beer. RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/234431204178069.
And if you want to stay indoors …
Stream old favorites and new hits
Newly available for streaming this weekend on Netflix are classics like “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” and buzz-worthy additions like “The Umbrella Academy,” a new series about a dysfunctional family of superheroes, adapted from the popular comic.
At the premiere of new Netflix superhero series “The Umbrella Academy,” Mary J. Blige says she was challenged by her role, while co-star Tom Hopper explains there’s more to the heroes than superpowers. (Feb. 13)
Build a blanket fort and picnic indoors
By now, if you’ve had any power outages, you’re an expert at preparing meals with non-perishable goods. So, celebrate Valentine’s Day indoors with some candles, fresh fruit, deli meat, and cheese and crackers, under a fort of your making. Pinterest offers some great suggestions, but basically all you need to remember is that you can use whatever you have on hand (duct tape, coat racks, sheets) and keep it cozy (lots of pillows).
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