With Valentine’s Day coming up Friday, several area restaurants will host dinners for couples to celebrate their love.
Other businesses will host “Gal-entine’s Day” festivities to celebrate the love between single friends.
The Wareham Opera House will host the 9th Annual Father-Daughter Sweetheart Dance from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Dads, uncles, grandfathers or other significant men in a young girl’s life can participate in an afternoon of music, dancing, refreshments, desserts, photos and more.
Here are some other area events:
Live music: The Heartland Trubadours, Stewart Ray, Dallas Pryor and Bryton Stoll, 6-8 p.m.
Cox Bros BBQ.
Galentine’s Day Workshop, 6 p.m.
Also, Valentine’s Date Night Pick Your Project Workshop Friday at 7 p.m.
Board and Brush, 311 Fort Riley Blvd.
Whiskey and War Stories, 7 p.m.
Featuring Kansas native and former Special Forces Major Mark Nutsch. A tasting of the full line of Horse Soldier Bourbons, and a multimedia presentation sharing insights into America’s response to Sept. 11, 2001. Includes the tasting, appetizers, drink at the afterparty, whiskey glass and a bottle of Horse Soldier.
Columbian Theatre, 512 Lincoln Ave., Wamego.
Celebrating New Music recital, 7:30 p.m.
All Faiths Chapel.
Parks & Rec Trivia, 7:30 p.m.
Trivia night in regards to the television show.
Cost: $5 per person, teams up to 6 people.
Arrow Coffee Co.
Live Music: Funtabi and Delicious Friction Heart, 9 p.m.
Auntie Mae’s Parlor.
K-State Women’s Tennis vs. Washington.
Rocky Mt. Oyster Feed, 5:30 p.m.
All you can eat dinner of oysters, pulled pork and sides.
Tickets: $13 in advance, $15 per person, $8 for kids under 9.
Pearce-Keller Post No. 17 The American Legion.
Valentine’s Day Murder Mystery, 6 p.m.
Cocktail hour and dinner buffet included. Wedding-themed.
Wareham Opera House.
Valentine’s Day Dance, 6 p.m.
Drop off the kids in kindergarten through sixth grade and celebrate date night.
Cost: $7, or $10 with pizza and a drink. Funds will go toward Keystone Teen Program.
Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan.
16th Annual K-State Drag Show, 7 p.m.
Tickets: Free for students, $8 plus tax and fees for non-students. kstate.edu/mccain or by phone, 785-532-6428
Doors open at 6:15 p.m.
Neil Simon’s Barefoot in the Park, 7:30 p.m.
Newlyweds Cori and Paul Bratter adventure in and around their Greenwich Village brownstone.
Tickets: starting at $13. Online: jcoperahouse.org.
Also Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.
C.L. Hoover’s Opera House, Junction City.
Hale Library Series, 7:30 p.m.
Performance by the KSU Faculty Brass Quintet with Slawomir Dobrzanksi on piano.
St. Isadore’s Catholic Church.
Film: Hustlers, 7 and 9:30 p.m.
Free for students with valid K-State ID, $3 for non-students. Take $1 off for military with ID and children under 12. Cash only.
Also Saturday, 7 and 9:30 p.m.
K-State Student Union, Forum Hall.
Live music: Solars Trip, 8 p.m.
Tallgrass Tap House.
Legislative Coffee, 7:30 a.m.
Hear from local legislators on issues. Free coffee.
Sunset Zoo, Nature Exploration Place.
Farmer’s Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Assisted Squirrel Hunt, 9 a.m.
Guided hunt. Guides and firearms will be provided if needed. After the hunt, squirrel cleaning and outdoor cooking. Lunch at Wee Bear Lodge.
No cost, but pre-register at 785-539-7941.
Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism at Tuttle Creek State Park.
Intramural Dodgeball tournament, 10 a.m.
K-State Recreation complex, small gym.
USD 383 Early Expressions Student Art Exhibition, 2-4 p.m.
Celebrating the work of the district’s students and teachers. Awards presented at 2:30 p.m.
Beach Museum of Art, UMB Theater.
Scholarship Extravaganza, 6 p.m.
K-State School of Music Theatre and Dance scholarship fundraiser with performances by students.
K-State Student Union, ballroom.
Newsboys: Greatness of Our God Tour, 7 p.m.
Valentine’s Ice Cream Social, 7 p.m.
Manhattan Special Communities.
Ages 5+. Cost: $15.
Peace Memorial City Auditorium.
Jazz Brunch, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Jazz Brunch, noon-2 p.m.
Senior recital, Anna Featherston, 1:30 p.m.
Violin and voice.
McCain Auditorium, Kirmser Hall.
Car Trivia: 1960s, 1-4 p.m.
No cost, beer available for purchase.
Midwest Dream Car Collection.