Top AWESOMEST Things to do in February

     

    Beer, Wine, Cheese, & Chocolate Festival

    February 3rd | E*Plex East Hall | $60 pp
    Your ticket will include a four course meal paired with local beer and wine. The evening includes live music, educational seminars, and live cooking demonstrations from our top local chefs. Limited amount of tickets available for this exclusive event.

    An Evening with Travis Tritt

    February 3rd at 8:00 pm | Juanita K Hammons Hall | $39 & up
    Enjoy a special evening with CMA and Grammy®Award-winning country artist, Travis Tritt, and experience a rare opportunity featuring the multi-platinum artist in an intimate solo-acoustic setting, where his powerful voice and his guitar are the subject of the spotlight. This concert is an up-close and personal event punctuated by stories and anecdotes about his life and musical influences.

     

    The Mystery Hour

    February 3rd at 7:30 pm | Gillioz Theatre | $12
    The Mystery Hour is Springfield’s Best and Only Late Night Talk Show, featuring guests, musical guests, and hilarious comedy. The show tapes once a month at 7:30 p.m. at the Gillioz Theatre in downtown Springfield.

    Postmodern Jukebox

    February 12th at 7:30 pm | Gillioz Theatre | $35 – $140
    Since Bradlee created PMJ in 2009, the project has amassed more than 740 million YouTube views and 2.7 million subscribers, chalked up more than 1 million likes on Facebook, performed on “Good Morning America,” topped iTunes charts with all 14 of their releases since 2014, caught the attention of NPR Music and NBC News, and played hundreds of shows to sold-out houses around the world.

    Brian Posehn

    February 8th-10th at 8:00 pm | Blue Room Comedy Club | $25-$30
    Comedian/actor/writer Brian Posehn has performed in television and film for years, including The Big Bang TheoryAnger ManagementThe Sarah Silverman Program, Mr. Show, Just Shoot Me, Seinfield, NewsRadio, Californication, Everybody Loves Raymond, Friends, Funny People, and toured as one of the original members of the Comedians of ComedyHe also has an extensive resume in voice-acting including Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Adventure Time, Metalocalypse, Bob’s Burgers, Mission Hill and American Dad. 

     

    Springfield Symphony: African-American Heritage

    February 17th at 7:30 pm | Juanita K Hammons Hall | $17 – $33
    In honor of African-American History Month, the Springfield Symphony is excited to present the Afro-American Symphony by William Grant Still. Still was the first African-American to have a symphony performed by a major symphony orchestra and the first to conduct a major orchestra. In the Afro-American Symphony, Still combines blues, jazz, and spirituals into a traditional classical form, and it is instantly appealing and fresh. We will also play Gershwin’s jazzy Porgy and Bess, and welcome Todd Payne back to our stage to sing spirituals and present his very moving interpretation of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s, I Have a Dream speech.

    Springfield Ultimate Cave Tour

    February 24th-25th | $ 15
    A half day of adventure and caving around the Springfield area. Hike to the outside of the caves at Ritter Springs Park, walk through Giboney Cave at Doling Park, and take a boat through Sequiota Cave at Sequiota Park. Transportation and gear is provided. Participants encouraged to bring additional headlamps or flash-lights, as well as snacks and water. Space is limited. Register by February 23. Outdoor Initiatives 833-8647 .

    Ragtime

    February 16th – March 4th | Springfield Contemporary Theatre | $10 – $30
    It is the turn of the 20th Century in New York. An era is exploding. A century is spinning. And the people are moving in rhythm and rhyme to the music of Ragtime. Based on the novel by E.L Doctorow, the Tony Award and Drama Desk Award-winning Ragtime weaves together the story of three groups in America, represented by Coalhouse Walker Jr, a Harlem musician; Mother and her white, middle class family in New Rochelle; and Tateh,
    a Jewish immigrant who has come to America with his daughter seeking a new life.

     

    Valentine’s Day Cookie Decorating Class

    February 4th 1:30-4:00 | B+B Boulangerie | $45
    Feel the love by making beautiful hand-iced Valentines cookies! We’ll roll out and bake delicious sugar cookies, learn about working with royal icing, and let our creativity run wild as we decorate edible valentines for the people we love! Once the icing is dry (the next day), you’ll be able to take home your cookies, and they’ll keep till Valentine’s Day (unless you eat them first)! This is a great class to take with someone you love! Ages 9+, under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

    Chocolate, The Language of Love

    February 10th OR February 11th 1:30-4:30 | B+B Boulangerie | $52.50
    Create three elegant chocolate confections that are sure to make Valentine’s Day extra special! You’ll make white chocolate-passion fruit eclairs, our famous chocolate mousse hearts (decorated especially for the holiday) and whimsical Askinosie chocolate “charcuterie”. You’ll learn about tempering, ganaches, mousses and more! Come alone, or bring someone you love!


    Downing Street February Wine Dinner

    February 15th 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm | Downing Street Pourhouse in Hollister | $61.85
     Enjoy a 5 course meal expertly prepared by our Executive Chef. Each course will be paired with a wine that you will learn about from a wine expert.
    Limited availability for this event.

     

    Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding

    February 14th – 25th, times vary | The Old Glass Place | $50-$60, Valentine’s Day dinner – $70-$85
    A SPRINGFIELD LITTLE THEATRE SPECIAL EVENT. One of the longest running shows in off Broadway history, Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding is one-of-a-kind entertainment – an immersive comedy show staged as an evening of nuptials. Together with their Italian-American families, Tony Nunzio and Valentina Vitale cordially request the honor of your presence to celebrate their holy matrimony at The Old Glass Place. Audience members are treated as welcomed guests by the interactive, improvising cast.

     

    Miniature Art Show Preview Party

    February 1st 6:00-9:00 pm | Rosette Studios at 214 S Campbell | $5
    This is the preview kickoff event  for the Miniature Art show which is held in February and March. This show brings Art to Everyone with low cost Art from area Artists. All Art is sold for just $5! This year they are raising money for Queen City Rock Camp with a portion of every sale going to them! Light snacks and drinks and ART.

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