February2016 "All in St. Paul" Event Calendar

Vulcan Victory, Valentine's, Tournaments, and the return of Crashed Ice turn the page to February. Check out more Valentine ideas on the Saint Paul Concierge FB page.

Thursday, February 4

Courtroom Concert, Landmark, noon, FREE. Stan Woolner.

Social Science: The Science of Sex, Science Museum, 6-11pm. $12/$17 non-members. Explore the ins and outs of sex and attraction in the natural world through hands-on activities with a playful twist. Let's talk birds and bees; because nerdy is the new sexy. 21+

WC Frozen Film Festival, Landmark, 5-9pm, $10. Celebration of local Independent Film.

Tina Packer’s Women of Will, O’Shaughnessy, Shakespeare’s heroines onstage.

Friday, February 5

WC Frozen Film Festival, Landmark, noon-11pm, $10. Celebration of local Independent Film.

WC bouncing Team Tryouts, Landmark, 6pm. Free for spectators.

World’s Toughest Rodeo, Xcel, 7:30pm.

Saturday, February 6

WC Frozen Film Festival, Landmark, 1pm, $10. Celebration of local Independent Film.

George Bonga: Black Voyageur opens, History Theatre, thru Feb. 28.

MN RollerGirls, Rivercentre, 7:30pm.

Vulcan Victory Parade, 5:30-7:30pm. 5th and Wacouta westbound to Rice Park.

World’s Toughest Rodeo, Xcel, 7:30pm.

Sunday, February 7

Artist and Photographer hours, Como Conservatory, 8-10am.

Music Under Glass: The Katy Vernon Trio, Como Conservatory, 4:30-6:30pm.

WC Frozen Film Festival, Landmark, noon-11pm, $10. Celebration of local Independent Film.

Tuesday, February 9

MN Wild vs. Dallas, Xcel, 7pm.

History of Hip: Cities vs. Suburbs, Vieux Carre, 6:30-8pm. $15/$12 members. Hear presenter’s predictions about the future of MSP sub

Thursday, February 11

Courtroom Concert, Landmark, noon, FREE. Mirandola Ensemble.

SPCO: DANIEL WOHL: Holographic, Ordway, 7:30pm.

Mill City String Quartet, James J. Hill House, 7-8:30pm. FREE. Free concert in the art gallery followed by a 45-minute house tour.

MN Wild vs. Washington, Xcel, 7pm.

Friday, February 12

Enchanted Evening - A Valentine’s Dining Experience, Como Conservatory, seatings 5-8pm. $170/couple.


The Cracked Walnut, a traveling literary series called HEART will feature readings by five area writers. It will be "An Evening of love poems, love stories, and writing from the heart.” Legacy Chocolate will also be at Subtext Books, 7pm. www.crackedwalnut.com

Palentine's Day, Minnesota Museum of American Art, 6-8:30pm. Celebrate the joys of friendship with an old school night of fun at the MMAA! Play Mario Kart, make friendship bracelets and cootie catchers, and use our photo station to make this an unforgettable night! Tickets are 21+ and come with two free drinks and light refreshments.

Ramsey After Dark: The Language of Love, Alexander Ramsey House, 7 & 8:30pm $9-10.

Romeo & Juliet, Park Square, 7:30pm. You already know the story of these star-crossed lovers. Bring your date to find out why audiences have called this version “unbelievably energetic, engaging and heartfelt.” Or bring your teen to discover why 10,000 students said things like “ I felt like I was in the play. The sword fight scenes were almost too real. I couldn’t take my eyes off it.” Get lost in desperate duels, fleetingly snatched kisses, poetry and passion. $30 w concierge discount.

SPCO: Mozart's Jupiter Symphony, Feb 12 - 20, Ordway.

Saturday, February 13

MN Wild vs. Boston, Xcel, 1:00

Asian Americans in Science, Science Museum, 1-4pm.

Be My Valentine Family Day, MNHS, noon-4pm. $6-12. Laraoke love songs and decorate sugar cookies together.

Le Cirque Rouge Valentine’s Day Cabaret and Burlesque Show, Amsterdam Bar, 8pm.  Will definitely get your engine going! Tickets $15 adv/$20. www.amsterdambarandhall.com 

The Concordia Choir, Ordway, 7:30pm

Romeo & Juliet, Park Square, 2 & 7:30pm. You already know the story of these star-crossed lovers. Bring your date to find out why audiences have called this version “unbelievably energetic, engaging and heartfelt.” Or bring your teen to discover why 10,000 students said things like “ I felt like I was in the play. The sword fight scenes were almost too real. I couldn’t take my eyes off it.” Get lost in desperate duels, fleetingly snatched kisses, poetry and passion. $30 w concierge discount.

Enchanted Evening - A Valentine’s Dining Experience, Como Conservatory, seatings 5-8pm. $170/couple.

Sunday, February 14 Happy Valentine's Day!

The Love Show: Deluxe Edition, O’Shaughnessy. Kevin Kling’s Best. Valentine. Ever.

Enchanted Evening - A Valentine’s Dining Experience, Como Conservatory, seatings 5-8pm. $170/couple.

Le Cirque Rouge Valentine’s Day Cabaret and Burlesque Show, Amsterdam Bar, 8pm.  Will definitely get your engine going! Tickets $15 adv/$20. www.amsterdambarandhall.com 

Victorian Poetry Slam, James J. Hill House, 6 & 7:30pm. $12.

AC/DC, Xcel, 7:30pm.

Monday, February 15 President's Day Holiday

Tuesday, February 16

Readings by Writers, University Club, 7pm. Hosted by Carol Connolly. Dinner reservations open to the public before.

Voces8, Fitzgerald Theatre, 7:30pm.

A Chorus Line opens, Ordway, thru Feb.28.

Igor Levit, piano, Ordway. The Schubert Club

Wednesday, February 17


Rose Ensemble Lecture/Demonstration, Landmark, noon, FREE. Professor Yossi Maurey, guest, will speak about King Louis IX, the origins and history of Sainte-Chapelle and its relics, and their relationship and impact on the musical elements of the liturgy.

Igor Levit, piano, Ordway. The Schubert Club

Thursday, February 18


Courtroom Concert, Landmark, noon, FREE. Music of Jocelyn Hagen and Dolce Wind Quintet.

Minnesota Home and Patio Show, Rivercentre, 2-8pm.

Friday, February 19


Minnesota Home and Patio Show, Rivercentre, noon-8pm.

Cendrillon by Pauline Viardot; Garden of Song Opera, Baroque Room, 8pm. $10-20.

Mummies; New Secrets from the Tombs Exhibit opens, Science Museum, thru Sept.5

Saturday, February 20


Minnesota Home and Patio Show, Rivercentre, 10am-8pm.

The Colorado Coalfield Wars, MNHC, 10am & 2pm. $15/$11 members. Learn how a deadly 1914 labor-industry contest created a legacy for an economy dependent on fossil fuel. Thomas G. Andrews, University of California-Boulder.


Sunday, February 21

Minnesota Home and Patio Show, Rivercentre, 10am-5pm.

Cendrillon by Pauline Viardot; Garden of Song Opera, Baroque Room, 3pm. $10-20.

Music Under Glass: Urban Hillbilly Quartet, Como Conservatory, 4:30-6:30pm. FREE

MN Wild vs. Chicago, Xcel, 2:30pm.

Tuesday, February 23

MN Wild vs. New York Islanders, Xcel, 7pm

Warren Haynes and the Ashes & Dust Band, Fitzgerald Theatre, 7:30pm.

Untold Stories of Black Baseball in Minnesota, MNHC, 7-8pm. FREE. Learn the history of African American ballplayers who navigated decades of segregation. Frank M. White, They Played for the Love of the Game.

Thursday, February 25


Frills and Fashion History Happy Hour, Alexander Ramsey House, 5:30 & 8:30pm. $25/$20, includes 2 drinks, snacks and social time.

Bouquets: An Evening of Wine, Beer, and Food, Como Conservatory, 7pm. Sampling more than 80 fine wines, locally brewed beer, and tidbits from area restaurants in the most beautiful winter setting in Minnesota -- the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory.

Courtroom Concert, Landmark, noon, FREE. Laura Sewell, cello; Ora Itkin, piano; Chris Kachian, guitar.

Friday, February 26

Red Bull Crashed Ice, Cathedral grounds

Winterfest, Union Depot, 7-10pm.  This craft beer sampling event celebrates beer brewed in Minnesota by the breweries and brew pubs that are current members of the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild. Chase out the winter chill with a multitude of Winter Warmers, hearty food, beer education, entertainment and music.

SPCO: Copland's Appalachian Spring, Ordway, 2pm.The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra


Saturday, February 27

Star Wars Day, Science Museum. Meet members of the 501st Legion and participate in design-based activities with a Star Wars spin.

Winterfest, Union Depot, 7-10pm.  This craft beer sampling event celebrates beer brewed in Minnesota by the breweries and brew pubs that are current members of the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild. Chase out the winter chill with a multitude of Winter Warmers, hearty food, beer education, entertainment and music.

SPCO: Copland's Appalachian Spring, Ordway, 8pm..The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

Red Bull Crashed Ice, Cathedral grounds


Contempo Physical Dance, O’Shaughnessy.  Minnesota’s Afro-Brazilian dance company.

Sunday, February 28

MN Wild vs. Florida, Xcel, 2pm.

Music Under Glass: Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank, Como Conservatory, 4:30-6:30pm. FREE.

SPCO: Copland's Appalachian Spring, Ordway, 2pm.The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

Monday, February 29

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