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Get Cupid's Arrow Ready

Feb 06, 2014 11:00AM ● By Cate Reynolds
By Jake Russell

Get ready for Valentine’s Day a week ahead of time with some special, family-oriented events going on locally.

Image titleSurprise your special someone with a handmade valentine craft that will surely put a smile on their face by taking part in a card crafting workshop at the Historic Annapolis Museum store. Instructor Julie Western will be on hand to help you build the perfect craft. The workshop is $20 for Historic Annapolis Members and $25 for nonmembers. Call 410-267-7619 for additional info.

The Deale Community Library is hosting Valentine Craft Week, where families can make a special craft for their loved one during library hours from Saturday through Friday the 14th. Visit or call 410-222-1925 for more details.

Homestead Gardens in Davidsonville is offering a potting workshop Sunday at noon for boyfriends, husbands and sons to make for their girlfriends, wives or mothers. The class costs $15 and includes a six inch clay pot, four inch rose and two small accent plants. Stop by for more workshop information.

Take a trip back in time with your little ones at Baltimore Arena with Disney on Ice and its magical Winter Wonderland filled with your favorite characters like Mickey Mouse, Cinderella, Donald Duck, Ariel, Goofy and more. The show runs with various times through Sunday. Visit or call 410-347-2020 for more performance times.

The Country School in Easton will hold its 26th annual auction and dance Saturday at 6:30 p.m. The six-piece rock band Love Seed Mama Jump will be performing. There will be a silent auction with items ranging from sporting event tickets to concerts and even home décor. The auction helps provide funding for school program enhancements such as assemblies, back-to-school supplies, physical education activities, field trips and more. Get more ticket information at

As part of the Avalon Theatre’s “The Met: Live in HD” season, Dvorak's Rusalka will bring one of the best opera performances in the area. The show begins at 1 p.m. on Saturday. Visit or call 410-822-7299 for ticket and show details.

The Ruthsburg Community Club in Queen Anne will host a family-friendly Spaghetti Dinner from 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday. The dinner is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Dinner includes salad, garlic bread, dessert and beverage. Contact Sue at 410-758-4290 or Jean at 410-758-0923 for tickets. Advance ticket purchases are recommended.