Looking for a little romance with your honey or Galentine’s fun with friends for Valentine’s Weekend? As you wish! From a FREE Princess Bride matinee complete with wine tasting to concerts, improv and even Cupid’s Undie Run, there is something for everyone! Here are our top picks for February 14 to 16.
Friday, February 14
Sex at the Zoo
Discover the secrets, scandals and shockingly true facts about animal courtship. Go inside the rarely discussed world of wildlife matchmaking at zoos and the behind-the-scenes work that leads to love. This adult-oriented evening also includes an open bar of beer, wine and soft drinks, sumptuous hors d’oeuvres, decadent desserts and live music by Jazz Caravan (all guests must be over 21 years old). $85 per person. 6–9 p.m. Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.
Valentine’s Classic Soul
Fall in love all over again at the Soul Jam Valentine’s Weekend show featuring musical performances by The Spinners, Manhattans, Intruders, Softones, and Chi-Lites. $41 and up. 8 p.m. The Modell Lyric, Baltimore.
Galentine’s Day Sip & Paint
Come enjoy an amazing night out with amazing ladies, wine, and artistic expression! Food from 7–8; painting starts at 8. $50. Studio Cee, Crofton.
Festival of Laughs
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with comedy heavyweights Sommore, Gary Owen, Lavell Crawford, DC Young Fly, Kountry Wayne and Tony Rock. $59–$132. 7:30 p.m. Royal Farms Arena, Baltimore.
The 39 Steps
Feb. 14–Mar. 8. This high-speed spoof of Alfred Hitchcock’s silver-screen classic follows handsome hero Richard Hannay from London to the Scottish Highlands and back as he encounters dastardly murders, double-crossing secret agents, and, devastatingly beautiful women. $30–$45.
Drag after Dark
Join the Annapolis Divas for an evening of Love, Lust, and Libations at Rams Head on Stage for Drag After Dark: Valentine’s Day Date Night Edition. $20. 8 p.m. Rams Head on Stage, Annapolis.
Measure for Measure
Weekends, Feb. 14 – 23. Welcome to the original “Sin City.” Vienna’s puritanical new leader is cracking down on crimes against morality, and a novice nun holds her brother’s fate in her hands when he is condemned to die for a youthful indiscretion. She begs for mercy, and the new sheriff in town is willing to grant it… for a price. In the face of his shocking quid pro quo, Isabella won’t go down without a fight. But can virtue triumph over vice? $17-$49. Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, Baltimore.
Saturday, February 15
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.
Improv troupes performing hilarious sets of scenes in long-form improv shows. $5. 7–9 p.m. ArtFarm, Annapolis.
Cupid’s Undie Run
Cupid’s Undie Run is a “brief” fun run that takes place in the middle of a BIG party. That’s right: party, run (a mile-ish, at your own pace), party – all to find a cure to Neurofibromatosis. $. Noon–4 p.m. starts at Luckies Tavern/Power Plant Live, Baltimore.
Couples 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.
Annapolis Valentine’s Day Bar Crawl
Whether you are coupled up or single and ready to mingle– Annapolis Social League is hosting a bar crawl in downtown Annapolis February 15th, 2020! Wristbands will be $5 in advanced and $10 at the door. Registration will start at Dock Street Bar & Grill at 12:30 p.m. A percentage of our profits will be donated to the The Boys & Girls Clubs of Annapolis & Anne Arundel County. Dock Street, Annapolis.
Sunday, February 16
The Linda Ronstadt Experience
American Idol finalist Tristan McIntosh creates a stunning portrayal of Linda Ronstadt in the prime of her career. Supported by a superb backing band, Tristan’s formidable vocal talent and stage presence will transport you a time when Linda Ronstadt ruled the airwaves as one of the most popular female vocalists in music history. 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. $25. Rams Head On Stage, Annapolis.
Sunday Matinee: The Princess Bride
This is a complimentary event hosted by Bin 201 Wine Cellars with tasting included. Reserve your glass by giving us a call at 410-571-2011.
*Please make reservations in advance. 2 – 4 p.m. Bin 201 Wine Cellars, Annapolis.
For more weekend options be sure to check our full Calendar of Events.