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Valentine‘s Day Events

View vintage valentines at the Rochester Museum & Science Center, through March 31.

View vintage valentines at the Rochester Museum &
Science Center, through
March 31.

You can feel it all around you – love is in the air!
It’s time to pamper your special someone with candy and flowers. Or , maybe he/she would enjoy a night on the town complete with music and a show. However you and your sweetie decide to celebrate your relationship this year, we hope 2013 is full of love for you both!

Ongoing:
•An exhibit titled “To My Valentine” featuring 84 unique historical cards, is housed at the Rochester Museum & science Center, 657 East Ave. (585-271-1880)

February 7 – 10:
•A.R. Gurney’s “Love Letters” is being presented by the Greater Rochester Repertory Companies at the East End Theatre @ RAPA, 727 East Main Street, See our Theatre section for details. (585-325-3366)

February 8 – 9:
•An international romantic comedy, “The Jewmaicans” will be performed at the MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Avenue. See our Theatre section for details. (www.muccc.org)

 

Black Sheep Theatre presents an off-beat collection of Valentine’s Day-inspired one-acts, February 8-16 at the Village Gate.

Black Sheep Theatre presents an off-beat collection of Valentine’s Day-inspired one-acts, February 8-16 at the Village Gate.

February 8 – 16:
•Black Sheep Theatre’s production of “Happy Valentine’s Day, or Take That, Cupid!” (with a decidedly adult theme) will be offered at 274 N. Goodman St. See our Theatre section for details. (585-861-4816)

February 8 – 16:
•The romantic comedy “All This and Moonlight” is being presented by Out of Pocket Productions at The Space Theatre, 1115 E. Main St. See our Theatre section for details.  (www.outofpocketproductions.org)

February 8 – 24:
•What better way to get in a romantic mood than by enjoying the sights and aromas of spring flowers at the annual exhibition, “The Dutch Connection: George Eastman’s House in Winter Bloom” at the museum, 900 East Avenue? Details are in our Art Section. (585-271-3361)

February 9:
•Gary Lewis & the Playboys will present their Heart Beats for Mendon concert in the Honeoye Falls-Lima Auditorium, on Quaker Meeting House Road in Honeoye Falls NY. See our Coming to Town section for details. (www.heartbeatsformendon.com)

February 9:
•From noon to 4 p.m., the Main Court of Eastview Mall will host a “Heart Healthy” event, Day of Dance.com. Held across the country as well as here in our region, the day offers free dance lessons, health screenings and heart health information in a fun setting, just in time for your Valentine’s Day celebrations. (585-919-3899)

February 9:
•You can join members of the LGBT communities and their families and friends for a community dance and Valentine celebration in Cathedral Hall at the Auditorium Center, 875 E. Man Street. The Ruby Masquerade is held in honor of the Gay Alliance’s 40th anniversary, its Ruby Jubilee. (www.gayalliance.org)

February 9:
•The Italian American Community Center at 150 Frank DiMino Way presents a Valentine Dinner Dance featuring music by Frank Gallelli & Friends. (585-594-8882)

February 9:
•The Epilepsy Foundation’s 27th annual Chocolate Ball – A Black & White Affaire, will be held at the Riverside Convention Center, 123 E. Man Street. (585-442-6420)

February 13 – 17:
•Billed as a Music & Dance Valentine for Rochester audiences, “Jazz Hugs and Tap Kisses” will feature choreography and music by various artists at Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, 540 E. Main St. See our Dance section for details. (585-325-4370)

February 14:
•At Genesee Community College at One College Road in Batavia, Natalia Zukerman’s Dusty Valentine Concert will be presented in Stuart Steiner Theatre. For details, see our Coming to Town section. (585-345-6814)

February 15:
•The Superstars of 70’s Soul Jam’s Valentine Concert features some of the era’s favorite acts…The Stylistics, The Emotions, Blue Notes, Blue Magic and Cuba Gooding Sr. & Main Ingredient at the Auditorium Theatre, 885 East Main St. See our Coming to Town section for details. (585-222-5000)

February 15:
•The 3rd annual Sweetheart Swing Dance, complete with a free lesson taught by Groove Juice Swing, will be held at Tango CafÈ, 389 Gregory Street. (www.groovejuiceswing.com)

February 15:
•The Cobblestone Performing Arts Center will present a Valentine’s Concert and Fundraiser on February 15th at 1622 Rt. 332 in Farmington NY. The event features four of the school’s music teachers performing classic songs of love and romance. There will be wine and chocolates served before the performance which will features such songs as “My Girl,” “Endless Love,” “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” and “My Funny Valentine.” Call (585) 398-0220.

February 15 – 24:
•Neil Simon’s romantic classic, “Plaza Suite” will be performed at Nazareth College, 4245 East Avenue. See our Theatre section for details. (585-389-2170)

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