Thursday, Feb. 14
Valentine’s Day is for lovers – lovers of art, music, food and fun. Whether you’re planning a night out with your significant other or counting on fun with your best buds, check out these happenings.
- Valentine’s Dinner and Dance: The buffet is steamy and the atmosphere romantic at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, which hosts dinner and dancing at its fabulous Persimmon Hill restaurant, 1700 NE 63rd St., from 6-10 p.m. Tickets are $44.95 each, and reservations are required. You’ll find the menu and other information at www.nationalcowboymuseum.org.
- David Phelps in concert: Christian vocalist David Phelps has been known to tug a few heart strings with his versatile voice. The singer formerly with the Gaither Vocal Band performs at the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center, 701 S. Main St., Broken Arrow, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20-$40, available at www.thepacba.com.
- Tranfigured Love: Chamber music group Tulsa Camerata (shown) tells three different stories (and ideas) of love at its next concert. Leoš Janá?ek’s String Quartet No. 2 Intimate Letters, Carter Pann’s Nicky’s Trio, and Arnold Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht set the mood while La Villa Restaurant set the tables for dinner at Philbrook Museum of Art, 2727 S. Rockford Road. White wine reception is at 5:45 p.m., and music starts at 7:30 p.m. General admission is $20. Go to philbrook.org for more.
- Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Dance: Jeff Shadley and his band sizzle at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame and Jazz Depot, 111 E. First St., Tulsa. The vocalist, trumpeter and band leader gets his big band swinging so you can, too, at 7 p.m. with complimentary champagne and dessert! Admission is $15-$20 (reserved tables). Call 918.281.8609 or visit www.okjazz.org for more.
Group Sex with the Crispy Family Carnival: For the adventuresome, Club 209 presents an art show with humor and naughty appeal. Performance art that is adults-only blends with carnival show attractions and erotic visual art in this night that also benefits Tulsa CARES (www.tulsacares.org). Group Sex: A Cheeky Exploration of the Steamier Side of Love begins at 10 p.m. at 209 N. Boulder Ave., Tulsa. For more, visit www.club209tulsa.com.