The Weekend Guide

Rose are red, violets are blue. You’re staring down another Hallmark holiday. What else is new?

25 Years of Love & Rockets
Original art from the punk-inspired indie comic classic.
Why: Puts Archie and Jughead to shame.
When: Reception with Los Bros Hernandez, Sat., 5-8 p.m.; panel discussion and book signing, Sun., 1-3 p.m.
Where: Fantagraphics Bookstore, 1201 S. Vale St., at Airport Way (206-658-0110).

Deathcake Royale
Ginormous espresso ganache cupcake-cum-truffle made with Theo chocolate and Stumptown coffee.
Why: It’s worth risking frostbite.
When: Thru Feb. 14.
Where: Cupcake Royale, 2052 NW Market St., Ballard (206-782-9557); 1101 34th Ave., Madrona (206-709-4497); 4556 California Ave., West Seattle (206-932-2971).

Steelhead Diner
What: Former Oceanaire chef Kevin Davis prepares direct-from-the-farm dishes at new Pike Place Market eatery.
Why: You’ve got a steely-eyed conviction.
When: Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 95 Pine St. (206-625-0129).

Tweed Winter Sale
Eva Franco, Ben Sherman, James Jeans, Indie denim, and more at 30 percent off.
Why: It’s a big deal.
When: Thru Feb. 28. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 8315 Greenwood Ave. N. (206-784-4444).

DIY Valentine’s Cards

What: Make-your-own card kits.
Why: Nothing says V-Day like rubber cement.
When: When love is in the air.
Where: Paper Source, 700 Bellevue Way NE, ste. 105 (425-646-0100).

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