24 Things to Do in February
Cupid not your cup of tea? How about an après-ski raclette party, live music all over town, or a Jedi Academy for the little ones?
When: Feb. 18-March 29
Where: Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington
Local actress, playwright and director Dani Stoller brings us this world-premiere comedy about an empty-nester and her new husband who are forced to contend with some unexpected guests—including members of her own family. Tickets $40 and up.
When: Feb. 20-21
Where: The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna
Big Beatles fan? Then don’t miss out on this opportunity to hear the English rockers’ songs performed live by the group Rolling Stone has called the “best Beatles tribute on Earth.” Check website for ticket prices.
When: Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Washington Sinfonietta, The Falls Church Episcopal, 115 East Fairfax St., Falls Church
Celebrate the birthday of the German composer who brought us the daunting opening bars of his Fifth Symphony and a must-include in every piano student’s repertoire, “Fur Elise.” Hear Musik zu einem Ritterballet, Symphony No. 4 and the Triple Concerto for violin, cello and piano in this celebration of Ludwig van Beethoven. Tickets $10-$20; free for attendees 18 and under.
When: Feb. 28-29
Where: The Birchmere, 3701 Mt. Vernon Ave., Alexandria
“You can get anything you want at Alice’s Restaurant” is perhaps the most recognized line from legendary folk singer Arlo Guthrie, son of the also-legendary singer-songwriter Woody Guthrie. Hear the 18-minute Vietnam War-era tune as part of the artist’s 20/20 tour. Tickets $65.