Kulov Tea Festival, February 14, 2-8pm, $10-$15, Electric Lodge, 1416 Electric Ave., Venice, 310.699.7271.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day the British way with a tea party featuring English teas and flavours (as they spell it!). Featured are “sweets and savouries,” workshops, an art exhibit, and a performance of that most famous of tea parties from Alice in Wonderland, by members of the Santa Monica Playhouse.
Grassroots Acoustica #20, Puppy Love Edition, February 14, 7-10pm, donation, Talking Stick Coffee Lounge, 1411C Lincoln Blvd., Venice, the talkingstick.net.
The monthly music showcase, Grassroots Acoustica, presents a way to show love on Valentine’s Day to those four-legged loves of ours, a concert with proceeds going to Much Love Animal Rescue. Among those who will be warbling for the woofers (and meowers and feathered friends), are Tracy Newman & The Reinforcements, Rick Cunha, Lisa Turner & Debra Davis, Aleksandra Sever with Buzz Feiten, Jane Bolduc, Byron Pfeifer & host Mark Islam