Top five things to do this weekend

This weekend's Top Five picks has something for everyone, whether you're enjoying Valentine's Day weekend with a special someone or not. We've got music, art, food and more.
Morgan Addington-Hodge
Feb 13, 2013

1. Beethoven’s Majestic Ninth
Enjoy the beautiful sounds of the Firelands Symphony Orchestra and the Terra choral society as they join forces to perform Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. Considered Beethoven’s crowning achievement, this fusion of soloists, chorus and music, culminating in the magnificent “Ode to Joy” is a show you will not want to miss.
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Saturday
WHERE: Sandusky State Theatre, 107 Columbus Ave., Sandusky
COST: Gold - $28, Silver - $25, Student - $10
INFO: www.fielandssymphony.com or www.sanduskystate.com

2. Valentine’s Prom
Relive prom night with your Valentine on February 16 at 6 p.m. Mr. Ed’s Bar and Grill in Port Clinton is hosting a Valentines Prom Night with live entertainment, delicious dessert and complimentary champagne splits. Come dressed to impress, no cover if in attire. A crowning of king and queen will take place.
WHEN: 6 p.m. Saturday
WHERE: Mr. Ed’s Bar and Grill, 255 W. Lakeshore Drive, Port Clinton
COST: Free if you dress in prom attire, $5 cover if you don't; overnight specials are also available for $109.55 per couple
INFO: 419-734-2243

3. Elegant Evening for the Arts
In it’s twelfth year, this gala is sure to be a good time. The evening begins with an hors d’oeuvres reception and art exhibit and continues with live music at 8:30 p.m. performed by the popular Beatles tribute band 1964 the Tribute. Tickets are $30, $50 or $75 and can be purchased by calling 419-660-6511.
WHEN: 7 p.m. Saturday
WHERE: Ernsthausen Performing Arts Center, 350 Shady Lane, Norwalk
COST: $30, $50 or $75 per person
INFO: 419-668-2165 or 419-668-1469

4. Valentine’s Day Earth to Table Dinner
Culinary Vegetable Institute in Milan is hosting a luxurious evening getaway for you and the love of your life. The Valentine’s Day Earth to Table dinner will feature duck confit, covington sweet potato raviolis, heirloom carrots baked in aromatic soil and rhubarb cobbler. Yum, yum! Cost is $85 per person. Please call 419-499-7500 for more information.
WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Saturday
WHERE: Culinary Vegetable Institute, 12304 Ohio 13, Milan
COST: $85 per person
INFO: 419-499-7500

5. My Dudes Band at The Office Bar
We at Funcoast are big fans of My Dudes Band. They were finalists at last year’s Funcoast Battle of the Bands during Bike Week and their performance was a ton of fun. If you’re looking for a slightly less conventional way to spend part of your Valentine’s Day weekend, this show should be a great choice for singles and couples alike.
WHEN: 10 p.m. Friday
WHERE: The Office Bar, 11 Whittlesey Ave., Norwalk
COST: Free
INFO: 419-668-8869