Starry Night (Thursday, Feb. 10)
“The Wonder of Winter,” Mass Audubon’s online series, continues with “Stars and Constellations,” Thursday, Feb. 10, 7 to 8 p.m. Doug Lowry is the guide to the science of winter constellations and the stories connected to them across cultures. Registration is $20 at massaudubon.org.
Friendly Friday, Southern Saturday (Friday, Feb. 11 & Saturday, Feb. 12)
Celebrate love with music by Andrew Lenox and the Rainbow Connection: Broken Hearts Club at the Provincetown Brewing Company, 141 Bradford St., Provincetown, Friday, Feb. 11, 7 to 10 p.m. Next up, on Saturday, Feb. 12, is “Southern Fried Saturdays” with country music, line dancing and two-step lessons, fried chicken, and craft beer starting at 5 p.m. The suggested donation is $5. Proof of vaccination and masks required.
Herbal Medicine (Saturday, Feb. 12)
Truro Public Library, 7 Standish Way, North Truro presents “Medicinal Herbs with Sarah Naciri: Mmmm Mmm Chai!,” Saturday, Feb. 12, 1 to 3 p.m. In-person and virtually, herbalist, farmer, and forager Naciri will describe how to make medicinal chai. Space is limited to eight in person, masks required. See trurolibrary.org to register and for more information. Free.
Hello Stranger (Saturday, Feb.12)
“Strangers in the Night. A Valentine’s Variety Show” takes place at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. Provincetown, Saturday, Feb.12 at 7:30 p.m. Performers include Qya Cristál, João Santos, Brittany Rolfs, Liza Lott, Todd Alsup, Mackenzie, Jon Richardson, Elle Emenopé, and Daniel Marandola. Vaccination and masks required. Tickets are $39. See onlyatthecrown.com.
Met Opera at Cape Cinema (Sunday, Feb. 13)
The Cape Cinema, 35 Hope Lane, Dennis, will screen the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD performance of Rigoletto, Sunday, Feb. 13 at noon. With baritone Quinn Kelsey in the title role, Tony Award-winning director Bartlett Sher sets Verdi’s tragedy in a 1920s Art Deco Europe. Tickets are $12 to $26, available at capecinema.com.
Tribute to the King (Sunday, Feb. 13)
Baltimore-born jazz vocalist and pianist Robbie Pate will perform “L-O-V-E: A Tribute to Nat King Cole” at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St., South Yarmouth, Sunday, Feb. 13, 3 p.m. Pate will be joined by Jacob Hiser, piano; John D’Amico, guitar; Alex Bilodeau, bass; and Ryan Sands, drums. Proof of vaccination, masks required. Tickets are $25 at cultural-center.org.
Heart to Heart (Sunday, Feb. 13)
“Music to Touch Our Hearts” — a Valentine’s program of classical music by Monika Woods on clarinet, Lisa Gross on cello, and Abigail Field on piano — is at the Cape Cod Museum of Art, 60 Hope Lane, Dennis, Sunday, Feb. 13, 3 to 4 p.m. Music by Finzi, Poulenc, Piazzola, Liszt, Villa-Lobos, Faure, Purcell, and Debussy. Tickets are $18 for limited in-person seats and live streaming through Zoom. Masking and proof of vaccination required. See ccmoa.org.
Park the Car (Sunday, Feb. 13)
Cape Cod National Seashore continues its Winter Film Festival with a free screening of Ken Burns’s documentary series, The National Parks: America’s Best Idea, at the Salt Pond Visitor Center, 50 Nauset Rd., Eastham, Sunday, Feb. 13 at 1:30 p.m. The fourth of six parts, Going Home (1920-1933), focuses on the automobile revolution and the subsequent rapid growth in park visits. Seating is limited, masks and reservations required. Call (508) 255-3421, ext. 0.
Winter Work (Sunday, Feb. 13 & Wednesday, Feb. 16)
The Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill has two new online winter workshops: “Studio Reportage: Briefings and Dispatches” with artist and writer Paul D’Agostino starts Sunday, Feb. 13 through March 6. Time to be determined. Students will be “reporting” from the studio and sharing written weekly dispatches. The cost is $595. Artist and critic Kara Rooneyn is offering an independent study for artists with established studio practices looking to push their work to the next level through readings, lectures, and discussions. Bimonthly starting Wednesday, Feb. 16 through May 25, 7 to 9 p.m. The cost is $795. Visit castlehill.org.
Get Friendly (Monday, Feb.14)
The new season of “Jim Brosseau and Friends” continues every Monday at Tin Pan Alley, 269 Commercial St, Provincetown, 6 to 9 p.m. Pianist Brosseau has a revolving cast of friends interpreting pop, jazz, Broadway, and American Songbook favorites. Proof of vaccination, masks required. Visit tinpanalleyptown.com.
Dinner for Two (Monday, Feb. 14)
Wellfleet Preservation Hall will host a Valentine’s Day celebration, Monday, Feb. 14, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Gather in the courtyard around the firepit for libations, oysters, and small bites, before receiving a prepared meal for two by chef Michael Ceraldi, with instructions for home preparation. Cost: $100; tickets are limited. See wellfleetpreservationhall.org and for more information.
Strange Poetry (Monday, Feb. 14)
The Fine Arts Work Center and 24pearlstreet presents, “Bell, Book, and Candles: Disruptions and Incantations,” a live Zoom workshop with poet Erin Adair Hodges, Monday, Feb. 14 through Friday, Feb. 18, 8 to 10 p.m. daily. Hodges “will create space for the strange, illogical, and otherworldly, all as a way to develop poems that move beyond our original intentions into the fantastic.” Visit fawc.org to register.
Homecoming (Wednesday, Feb. 16)
The Provincetown Film Art Series begins its “Artists and Other Seekers” program with Monsoon (2019), at Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial St., Wednesday, Feb. 16, 7 p.m. Writer and director Hong Khaou’s film stars Henry Golding as Kit returning to his Vietnamese homeland with his parents’ ashes. Introduced by series creator and curator Howard Karren; there will be discussion following the film. Tickets are $14 at provincetownfilm.org.