Happenings: The Only Roanoke Events Calendar You’ll Ever Need. Week of 2/9 to 2/16.

We scoured 17 disparate community calendars (yes, 17) so you didn’t have to.

The Roanoke City Market Building as seen from the roof of Center in the Square in October 2021. PHOTO BY HENRI GENDREAU FOR THE ROANOKE RAMBLER

We scoured 17 disparate community calendars (yes, 17) so you didn’t have to. Want to know when the next City Council meeting takes place? Curious about what there’s to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered. We list events chronologically. Want to see different formatting/information? Let us know! This weekly listing is accessible to non-subscribers. Especially with pandemic uncertainty, we strongly encourage folks to contact the venue directly to learn of any last minute changes or cancellations.

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Wednesday, Feb. 9

  • Noon to 3 p.m. — Market @ the Museum. BAM! Butternut Squash. Fresh produce from local farmers and activities focused on kitchen chemistry at the Science Museum of Western Virginia (1 Market Sq., Roanoke) in partnership with Virginia Tech Cooperative Extension. More information at https://smwv.org/visit/events/. ($)
  • 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. — Yoga at the Taubman Museum of Art. For more information, visit www.taubmanmuseum.org/calendar or contact info@taubmanmuseum.org or (540) 342-5760. ($)
  • 6:30 p.m. — Paint party: roses in a bowl at Well Hung Vineyard (402 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke). Art supplies included. For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7 to 9 p.m. — Roanoke College Black History Month keynote speaker Brandon P. Fleming, acclaimed Harvard educator and author at the Bast Center at Roanoke College (221 College Lane, Salem). For more information, visit this link.
  • 9:30 p.m. — Live music: Short & Company at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.

Thursday, Feb. 10

  • 5 to 7 p.m. — Thursday Overtime networking event for members of the Roanoke Regional Chamber, presented by Tech Squared at Crab Du Jour (4765 Valley View Blvd NW, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • 7 p.m. — Country Club Night at Sidewinders Steakhouse and Saloon (16 W. Campbell Ave., Roanoke). More information at www.sidewindersaloon.com.
  • 9:30 p.m. — Live music: Kendall Street Company at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)

Friday, Feb. 11

  • 5 to 9 p.m. — Live music: Hoppie Vaughan & The Ministers of Soul at 2 Chill Restaurant (312 2nd St. SW, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • 6 p.m. — Live music: Dara James & The Soul Disciples at Big Lick Brewing Co. (409 Salem Ave. SW, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • 7 to 11 p.m. — Line Dancing with Angela & Kamronn at Corned Beef and Co. Bar and Grill (107 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 8 p.m. — Four Squares of Local Flare: A Quad of Roanoke Songwriters at The Spot on Kirk (22 Kirk Ave. SW, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 10 p.m. — Live music: Empty Bottles at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)

Saturday, Feb. 12

  • 10 a.m. to noon — Family Fun Day at the Taubman Museum of Art (110 Salem Ave. SE, Roanoke). Free for members. For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Big Lick Comic Con at the Berglund Special Events Center (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). 10 a.m. VIP entrance, 11 a.m. general admission. For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Downtown Food & Cultural Tour, starting at The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center (110 Shenandoah Ave. NW, Roanoke). Tickets and more information at www.roanokefoodtours.com. ($)
  • 3 to 4 p.m. — Valentine’s Day recital: Brian Hsu, piano at the Garth Newel Music Center (403 Garth Newel Lane, Hot Springs). For more information, visit this link.
  • 7 p.m. — Black Box #2 at the Roanoke Ballet Theatre (1318 Grandin Rd., Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — Idlewild South, The Allman Brothers Band Tribute, performs the entirety of the “Eat A Peach” album for its 50th anniversary at 5 Points Music Sanctuary (1217 Maple Ave. SW, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — Roanoke Symphony Orchestra presents: Vienna Valentine in Shaftman Performance Hall at Jefferson Center (541 Luck Ave., Roanoke). David Stewart Wiley conducts Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony (No. 8); Franz von Suppé’s Light Cavalry Overture; and Strauss family’s Pizzicato Polka, Thunder and Lightning Polka, Vienna Blood, On the Beautiful Blue Danube Waltzes. For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 8 to 11:30 p.m. — 2022 Policeman’s Ball at the Salem Civic Center (1001 Roanoke Blvd, Salem), a semi-formal event open to the public featuring music by Mended Fences and DJ Neil. For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 9 p.m. — Single or Taken Salsa Night at 2 Chill Restaurant (312 2nd St. SW, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 10 p.m. — Live music: The Jive Exchange at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)

Sunday, Feb. 13

  • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Galentine’s Day brunch at Tuco’s Taqueria Garaje (416 Salem Ave. SW, Roanoke), featuring raffle. For more information, visit this link.
  • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Galentine’s Day brunch at Clutch Smoked Meats (120 Luck Ave. SW, Roanoke), featuring raffle. For more information, visit this link.
  • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Brunch for the Bro’s at Beamer’s 25 (357 Salem Ave. SW, Roanoke), Super Bowl Brunch. For more information, visit this link.
  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Big Lick Comic Con at the Berglund Special Events Center (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. — Valentine’s Wine and Chocolate pairing at Beliveau Farm Winery (3899 Eakin Farm Rd., Blacksburg). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 2 to 11 p.m. — 202 Social House Super Bowl Party at 202 Social House (202 Market St. SE, Roanoke), featuring food and drink specials. For more information, visit this link.
  • 3 p.m. — Roanoke Symphony Orchestra presents: Vienna Valentine in Shaftman Performance Hall at Jefferson Center (541 Luck Ave., Roanoke). David Stewart Wiley conducts Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony (No. 8); Franz von Suppé’s Light Cavalry Overture; and Strauss family’s Pizzicato Polka, Thunder and Lightning Polka, Vienna Blood, On the Beautiful Blue Danube Waltzes. For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 4 to 8 p.m. — Love Fest Mix and Mingle, presented by The Healing Stone Wellness Boutique, at 2450 Centre Ave NW, Roanoke. Features music, games, refreshments and shopping with local vendors. For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7 p.m. — Out of Body Burlesque presents Ex’s & O’s for a bawdy Valentine’s Day experience at 5 Points Music Sanctuary (1217 Maple Ave. SW, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)

Monday, Feb. 14

  • 1:30 p.m. — Roanoke City Planning Commission meeting. Contact Tina Carr at (540) 853-1330 or tina.carr@roanokeva.gov for electronic meeting information.
  • 4 to 9 p.m. — Valentine’s Day Beer and Chocolate Pairing at Big Lick Brewing Co. (409 Salem Ave. SW, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. — Free Yoga for the People at the main Roanoke Public Library (706 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke.) More information can be found at this link.

Tuesday, Feb. 15

  • 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. — Free Yoga for the People at the main Roanoke Public Library (706 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke.) More information can be found at this link.
  • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — The Parakeet Garden grand opening at the Science Museum of Western Virginia (1 Market Sq. SE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 3:30 p.m. — Roanoke Arts Commission meeting at the City of Roanoke Department of Economic Development office (117 Church Ave. SW, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • 6 p.m. — Line Dance Night at Sidewinders Steakhouse and Saloon (16 W. Campbell Ave., Roanoke). More information at www.sidewindersaloon.com.
  • 7 to 11 p.m. — Line Dancing with Angela & Kamronn at Corned Beef and Co. Bar and Grill (107 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 9:30 p.m. — Live music: Seph Custer & The Flatbreaks at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.

Wednesday, Feb. 16

  • 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. — Virtual seminar, New Year, New Behaviors: The Science Behind Dysfunctional Decision-Making, featuring professors Warren Bickel and Alexandra DiFeliceantonio hosted by the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC. For registration and access, visit this link.
  • 4 p.m. — Fair Housing Board meeting, Noel C. Taylor Municipal Building (215 Church Ave. SW, Room #309 North, Roanoke). Contact: (540) 853-5681.
  • 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. — Yoga at the Taubman Museum of Art. For more information, visit www.taubmanmuseum.org/calendar or contact info@taubmanmuseum.org or (540) 342-5760. ($)
  • 9:30 p.m. — Live music: The Cryptics at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.