Here’s a look at some of the top bets for your night out with that special someone
For the love of gourd
The ancient tradition of gourd art originated in Africa and Asia, as well as among the indigenous people of the Americas. This exhibit showcases the evolution of art form from early hand carvings to how featured artist Bonita Miner creates her masterpieces. By utilizing electric wood burners and high-speed pen-shaped rotary tools. Miner uses a specific design for each piece.
When: Through Feb. 15; recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday; noon-5pm.
Where: Saginaw Art Museum
Price: Regular Museum admission
Information an ticket prices: www.saginawartmuseum.org/exhibitions (989)754-2491
2020 cornerstone series selection – “August: Osage county”
Center Stage Theatre’s “Cornerstone Series” presents “August: Osage County.” Bursting with humor, vivacity and intelligence, “August: Osage County” is funny, vicious, compassionate and an unstoppable force of nature.
When: Saturday, Feb. 15, Feb. 21, and Feb. 22 at 7pm.; Feb. 16 and Feb. 23 at 2pm.
Where: Center Stage Theatre, Midland Center for the Arts, Midland
Price: Start at $20
More information and tickets: mcfta.org/event/august-osage-county
This month’s events
Find the perfect night out no matter your interests
Perspective Series: 20/20 Vision – Seeing HERstory Exhibition
Through April 26, recurring daily, Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, (989) 631-5930, mcfta.org
A Century of Preservation: Stories from our Collection
Through May 29, recurring daily Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday noon-4 p.m. free, Bay County Historical Society, Bay City, (989) 893-5733
Through May 9, 7–9:30 p.m., $7 per person, recurring monthly on the second Saturday, Greater Midland Community Center, Midland, (989) 439-3911
Explorations in Wood Exhibition
Through May 16, recurring daily, Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum, Saginaw Valley State University, Saginaw, (989) 964-7125, marshallfredericks.org/calendar
Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra
Feb. 8, 8–10 p.m., $7 student or $15 general admission, Temple Theatre, Saginaw, (989) 754-7469
Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m., The Dow Event Center, Saginaw, 989-759-1320, doweventcenter.com/events/riverdance-new-25th-anniversary-show
“Roustabout: The Great Circus Train Wreck”
Feb. 19–Feb. 23, Wednesday-Saturday shows 7:30 p.m., Sunday 3 p.m., $15, Malcolm Field Theatre for Performing Arts, University Center, Saginaw, (989) 964-4261, www.svsu.edu/theatre
Hell’s Half Mile Film Series: “It’s Not Too Cold for Shorts”
Feb. 21, 7–8:30 p.m., $7, State Theatre of Bay City, Bay City, (989) 892-2660, hhmfest.com/film-series
The Blue Man Group Speechless Tour
Feb. 21–Feb. 23, $26 – $71, Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, (989) 631-5930, mcfta.org/event/blue-man-group/e26695