Things to do for Valentine’s Day
Whether you’re in love or lonely or just fed up with it all, there’s something for everyone this Valentine’s Day:
La Puerta Dance Studio is offering a Rumba group lesson followed by a Valentine’s Day party. The studio is at 634 Main St., Suite 1. The class and party will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12. Cost is $5, which includes lesson and open dancing. Info: 712-2552, lapuertadancestudio.com.
Valentine Teen Bash complete with a DJ and dancing, bungee run, jousting, 24-foot slide, big-screen video games, food and drink specials and more, will be available at Bananas Fun Park, 2469 Riverside Parkway. The bash will be from 7–10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1. Info: 241-7529, http://www.bananasfunpark.com.
Grand Valley vocalists will sing a festive tribute to love in “Music of the Heart,” a concert at First United Methodist Church, 522 White Ave. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 12 and younger. Tickets can be purchased at Roper Music and at the door. Info: 523-9605, highdesertopera.org.
Mr. and Mrs. Bear’s first Valentine’s Day, a story by Eva Bunting, will be brought to life by puppets in the show “The Valentine Bears” at Mesa County Libraries’ Central Library, 530 Grand Ave. The puppet show will follow the story time at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 13. Info: 243-4442, http://www.mcpld.org.
Amputators Love Fest, featuring the grunge/hard rock band Amputators from Steamboat Springs, is set for Saturday, Feb. 13, at Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, 601 E. Sixth St., in Glenwood Springs. Info: 945-2414, http://www.glenwoodarts.org.
Lonely hearts need not be alone at the ‘80s Lonely Hearts Club Lounge Party at Mesa Theater and Club, 538 Main St. The party, for those age 21 and older, is at 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13. Info: 241-1717, http://www.mesatheater.com.
Mix brunch and the music of Lane and Kari on Sunday, Feb. 14, at The Belly, 309 E. Main St., in Montrose. Info: 252-1488.
Enjoy Pig Tails & Wine Trails through The Blue Pig Gallery, 119 W. Third St., Palisade. Pick up a map at the gallery and explore artwork and wineries of the area along with Valentine treats. The event goes from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 13–14. Info: 464-4819, http://www.thebluepiggallery.com.
Tamera and David Hauze will be at Pahgre’s, 1541 Oxbow Drive, No. 1800, in Montrose. Look for them from 6–8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14. Info: 249-6442.
Listen to the Black Canyon Barbershop Quartet from 6–8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, at Smuggler’s Brew Pub, 1571 Ogden Road, in Montrose. Info: 249-0919.
Mesa Theater and Club’s St. Valentine Metal Show will include the bands Veil of Maya, Animals as Leaders, Circle of Contempt and Periperhy. The show beings at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, at the theater, 538 Main St. Tickets are $14 for the all-ages show. Info: 241-1717, http://www.mesatheater.com.
— Compiled by Tammy Gemaehlich