What to do this weekend Feb 10 – 12

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor

Friday, Feb. 10

Garden of Good & Evil: 7 p.m.-12 a.m. at Cleveland Botanical Garden. Taking cue from Through the Looking Glass, the Garden of Good & Evil will offer magic potions, delicious food, madcap characters, a silent auction, whimsical music and fantastical beasts—all in the beguiling setting of Orchid Mania.  In the Mad Hatter Raffle, the winner can choose any of the following prizes: a skiing trip at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler in British Columbia, a Napa Valley Epicurean Adventure or Loge Level Tickets to the 2017 American Music Awards.

Tickets are $100 for Cleveland Botanical Garden or Holden Arboretum Members and $125 for non-members.


Saturday, Feb. 11

Cleveland Bazaar Valentine 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Lake Affect Studios (1615 E 25th St, Cleveland, Ohio 44114). Dozens of local artists and makers at Lake Affect for the second year in a row. The event will feature local food trucks and a full bar.

Dance Marathon 2017: 12 p.m.-12 a.m. at Tinkham Veale University Center. Dance marathon is a 12 hour marathon in celebration of yearlong fundraising for University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital. This CWRU dance marathon is a time-honored campus tradition.

Noche Latina: 10 p.m.-1 a.m. at The Jolly Scholar. This is CWRU’s hottest latin-style night with three continuous hours of top hits in salsa, bachata, merengue and more.


Sunday, Feb. 12

The Sleeping Beauty- Bolshoi Ballet: 11am-2pm at Cedar Lee Theater. In this timeless piece, the Bolshoi dancers leap through a classic fairytale complete with fairies, magic kingdoms, princesses and princes in the style of classical ballet. Tickets are $15 for adults, but only $12.50 for senior citizens and children 12 years and under.

Galentine’s Day Market: 2p.m.-7 p.m. at Now That’s Class (11213 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44102). People will be giving tarot card readings, manicures, face waxing, haircuts and massages, while the market itself will feature an abundance of essential oils, self-care packages, handmade Valentine’s Day jewelry, ceramics, pins, patches, clothes, handmade crocheted items, knick knacks and more. Erin, from WCSB radio and Future No Future alternative clothing, will be also DJing at the event. Visitors will be asked for a suggested $1 donation, and all proceeds will go to Preterm, a sexual health organization.
Center Stage Comedy Tour: 8 p.m.-11 p.m. at the State Theatre in Playhouse Square (1519 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115). The tour will feature comedians Sommore, Arnez J, John Witherspoon and Tommy Davidson.