February Date Night Ideas

 We've got your round-up of grown-up events taking place throughout February, whether looking for date night fun or a frolic about town with friends!

Thursday, February 7

GettyImages 894870474Ladies Night
Bring the beverages and snacks of your choice and receive 25 percent off your pottery and glass projects. Reservations recommended. 5 p.m. Clay Bakers, Annapolis. theclaybakers.com

Sip & Shine: An After-Hours Experience
After-hours at the American Visionary Art Museum includes a scavenger hunt, make-and-take workshop, wine and snacks. Make your very own mosaic magnet. Register early. $35. 6–9 p.m. American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore. avam.org

Friday, February 8

Early Galentine’s Day
Girls rule the world, so celebrate yourself and your girl gang with a Galentine's celebration complete with cocktails, a charcuterie board, and a braid bar. 5–9 p.m. Brightside Boutique, Annapolis. shopbrightside.com

Make It: Block Printing-Valentine's Edition
Learn how to carve your own block and block print onto beautiful paper and cards, just in time for Valentine's Day. $65. 6–9 p.m. ArtFarm, Annapolis. artfarmannapolis.com

Saturday, February 9

The Dirty Grass Players: The Dark Side Of The Peach
The Dirty Grass Players are an up-and-coming band with their own spin on bluegrass. $10. 8 p.m. Rams Head On Stage, Annapolis. ramsheadonstage.com

Swan Lake
The National Ballet Theatre of Odessa Presents ballet classic Swan Lake.
$62. 2 p.m. The Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, Baltimore. france-merrickpac.com

c700x420Valentine's Heart Arrangement
Make your own beautiful heart, perfect for your Valentine's Table. Beautiful selection of fresh flowers to choose from. Enjoy some sweets as you create! 11:00 a.m. $50 per person. Willow Oak Flower & Herb Farm, Severn. willowoakherbs.com

Magician Ivan Amodei: "Secrets & Illusions"
Join master illusionist and winner of "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" Ivan Amodei on an epic journey to discover the secrets of life in his brand new stage show "Secrets & Illusions." Set on the dark and deserted streets of Paris, you’ll enter the legendary Louvre Museum, where an enchanting musical muse escorts you through galleries, while Ivan uncovers life’s greatest mysteries deep inside the priceless works of art, one dazzling illusion at a time. Watch someone face their greatest fears. Witness a person track down love in the most unexpected place, and another discover how the Laws of Attraction helps them find their purpose in life -- might it be you? 4:00 p.m. Center Stage Pearlstone Theater, Baltimore. centerstage.org

Sunday, February 10

Arlo Guthrie: Alice’s Restaurant Tour
Alice’s Restaurant—Back By Popular Demand tour will coincide with the 50th Anniversary of the feature film “Alice’s Restaurant,” originally released in 1969, starring Arlo as himself. $75–$90. 8 p.m. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis. marylandhall.org

Wednesday, February 13

Chef Egg Live: "Valentines Day" Hands-On Cooking Classes
Thu 13–15. Chef Egg loves, love! He wants to share his passion for cooking with you and yours during these special Chef Egg Lives. Thurs. “Gal-entines Day,” Fri.–Sat. Valentines Day cooking class. $50–$55. 6:30–9:30 p.m. Blue Moon Too, Baltimore. eventbrite.com

Friday, February 15

GettyImages 1043302706Couples Cook: Valentine’s Day Cooking Class
Skip the crowded restaurants and learn to cook up a delicious and romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner together. $150. 7–9 p.m. Tastemakers, Washington, D.C. eventbrite.com

Megan Gailey from "Conan" & Comedy Central
15–16. Megan Gailey has performed on "The Conan O'Brien Show," "@Midnight" and has a Comedy Central half-hour special. $20. 7 p.m. Drafthouse Comedy Theater, Washington, D.C. drafthousecomedy.com

The Stylistics | Soul Jam Valentine's Weekend Show
Fall in love all over again at the Soul Jam Valentine's Weekend show featuring musical performances by R&B soul stars The Stylistics. 8 p.m. The Modell Lyric, Baltimore. modell-lyric.com

Saturday, February 16

Valentine’s Day Truffle Making & Wine Tasting
Learn the art of hand-rolling your own chocolate truffles while learning about the plant from which chocolate is made. Enjoy tastings from local winery, Linganore Vineyards. Ages 21 and older. $27. 1–3 p.m. and 4–6 p.m. Robinson Nature Center, Columbia. facebook.com/events/389778938435447

Thursday, February 21

Water Woes and Bordeaux
Share a specialty drink with friends, eat a delightful dinner, then adjourn to the Fern Rooms for an engaging program. Ages 21 and older. $55. 6:30 p.m. Irvine Nature Center, Owings Mills. explorenature.org

Friday, February 22

Madea’s Farewell Play Tour
Tyler Perry’s Madea is making her last rounds on tour along with other beloved characters. $53–$133. 8 p.m. Royal Farms Arena, Baltimore. royalfarmsarena.com

Saturday, February 23

Shore Craft Beer Fest: Love on Tap
On Feb. 23 from 1 – 4 p.m., Enjoy unlimited tasting of craft beer from 13 local breweries, plus live music, picturesque views of the Bay and a complimentary pint glass for the first 800 attendees. $35–$50. 1–4 p.m. Seacrets Jamaica, Ocean City. shorecraftbeerbest.com

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February Charity Wine Dinner
This charity wine dinner will take you on a tour of Spain and Portugal by pairing 5 small courses with 5 wines. $70. 5–8 p.m. The restaurant will donate 10% of the dinner and 100% of the cash wine raffle to the Baltimore Brain Cancer Walk. Luna Blu, Annapolis. lunabluofannapolis.com


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