10 Fun Things To Do This Weekend: Jazz Night, Band Concert, and Valentine’s Specials

By: Karin Woodside Last Updated: February 10, 2011

Each week we will be bringing you 10 fun things to do in Northwest Indiana over the weekend, so you are never without something to do!

JazzBe Our Valentine Jazz Night at Pikk's Tavern!
Join Pikk’s Tavern and ValpoLife for a Valentine’s Weekend Jazz Night! On Saturday, February 12, 2011, come out to Pikk’s and join us for a night of jazz, fantastic food, and some cool giveaways.

Senior Art Exhibit
John Petrou is just one of the 45 artists that will exhibit their work through the month of February at the Portage Library. Sponsored by the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Senior Services, Mayor Olga Velazquez and Chairperson Sue Lynch Council-at-large, and hosted by the Portage Library, the art exhibit is open to those 55 and older living in Porter County.

VHS Bands Winter Concerts
The VHS Bands are hosting their Winter Band Concerts this weekend! On Friday, February 11, 2011, the "B" Band, under the direction of Miguel E. Rosario-Vega, will perform at 7:30 pm. On Sunday, February 13, 2011, the Concert Band, under the direction of Miguel E. Rosario-Vega, and the "A" Band, under the direction of Daniel R. Pritchett, will perform at 2:30 pm.

champagne-toastIndulge You and Your Valentine with a Couples Pedicure
Treat your Valentine to "Couple's Pedicures" this week at Salon Amara, featuring two pedicures for the price of one with Cheryl! Offer valid through February 13.

Indulge in Authentic Spanish Cuisine This Valentine's Day
From Friday, February 11, 2011, to Monday, February 14th, 2011, dine in by candlelight in our romantic and intimate Spanish setting.

Spend the Weekend With Your Valentine at Star Plaza!
Make Valentine's Day special this year by booking a Valentine's package at Star Plaza!

Northwest Indiana Symphony Presents Rachmaninoff!
Star-crossed love and longing provide the inspiration for this Valentine’s concert. The legend of Tristan and Isolde comes alive in selections from Wagner’s opera. Acclaimed pianist Meng-Chieh Liu returns to join the orchestra for romantic Rachmaninoff’s second piano concerto.

Parents Night Out
Looking for a fun activity for the kids Saturday night, when its time for you to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Make reservations at the Valpo ATA Black Belt Academy for “Parents Night Out”!

Winter Youth Basketball Registration
It’s time to register for winter youth basketball at the Portage Township YMCA. Boys and girls ages 4-10 will practice an hour one night a week with games on Saturday’s. The league runs from February 14 thru March 26.

Planetarium-NightPlanetarium Night
Come join us Saturday, February 12, for our newest show that takes a fresh look at the wonders of the ringed planet. Includes the latest images from the Cassini Probe in orbit around Saturn.

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