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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: (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

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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,


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


Contra Dance

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,


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,


“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,


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,


The Blue Man Group Speechless Tour

Feb. 21–Feb. 23, $26 – $71, Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, (989) 631-5930,