Things to do in Atlanta - February 13th-16th

Love is in the air... well, mostly snow and ice, but you get the point. Valentines Day is just a couple days away and hopefully for many of you gentlemen, this can serve as your reminder that your lady will be expecting something come Friday. So, what does one do for such a Hallmark holiday? There is always a fancy dinner followed by a movie. You could try something a little out of the ordinary and maybe a symphony or Valentine's in a garden? Or, you could always skip the mushy love-stuff and go watch some ladies on skates kick each others butts. Nothing says love like an elbow to the face. Thursday, February 13 Romeo et Juliette . All the way from Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, the Southeast premiere of this alluring, ethereal production of Romeo et Juliette redefines the classic love story of the two star-crossed lovers of Verona. Perfect for Valentine's Day, Romeo et Juliette will take you on an emotional, cinematic journey that will leave you quivering in anticipation and breathless. TechArts Festival . Georgia Tech will host the second annual TechArts Festival, an annual showcase of the creative spirit through student and faculty performances, events and exhibitions, from Feb. 13 - March 1, 2014. Music, dance, theatre, digital, literary and visual arts flourish at the technological research university, inspiring and reflecting research and education. Friday, February 14 Artmore's "Tastes for Two" . For all the folks who forgot to make Valentine's Day reservations, the Artmore Hotel offers a glimmer of hope. Guys and gals alike can avoid the doghouse Friday by treating their sweetheart to the Artmore's "Tastes for Two" package. The exclusive package includes the following: Charcuterie plate of artisanal meats and cheeses, Bottle of red wine, Decadent chocolate truffles, Live mood music from Groove Centric. Couples are welcome to cozy up with blankets in the Artmore's intimate, fire-lit courtyard beneath the stars.

Package price is $72. Reservations can be made by calling 404.876.6100 or email sales@artmorehotel.com . A night with the ASO . It's our Valentine to you - a night of romantic songs with the ASO! Rich Ridenour is a terrific pianist and arranger, and a first-class showman. He's joined by award-winning Broadway vocalist Ashley Brown, alongside the extremely entertaining antics of our own Michael Krajewski. The Atlanta Botanical Gardens . Enjoy an elegant evening of music, dancing, cocktails, desserts and more at the most romantic spot in Atlanta, The Atlanta Botanical Gardens. Fragrant orchids form the perfect setting for both couples and singles alike. Martinis & IMAX at Fernbank Museum of Natural History . This Valentine's Day, attend Martinis & IMAX at Fernbank Museum of Natural History for a movie, cocktails, dinner, and live music and dancing! See two iconic films, "Journey to the South Pacific," a breathtaking adventure to the lush tropical islands of West Papua, a frequently sought after honeymoon destination, and "Jerusalem," a critically acclaimed voyage into one of the most iconic places in the world. Valentines Day Singles Night . Valentines Day Singles Night. B&B Invites all the single geeks to come out for Valentines Day!

We'll have A Chef's special, a special Cocktail AND Frozen Pints of Ice Cream! Come meet other like minded individuals and maybe someone to share that ice cream with! Saturday, February 15 Pinocchio .A wooden puppet carved from pine, Pinocchio's only wish was to become a real boy. Follow the hapless Pinocchio on his quest as he overcomes obstacles and proves that dreams can come true at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center. A charming one-hour family ballet performed by the Atlanta Ballet Fellowship Ensemble. Recommended for children ages 12 and under. Whales: Giants of the Deep ! Come to the Fernbank Museum of Natural History and plunge into the mysterious world of whales and explore their relationship with humans.