Local Lineup: February

Hot Toddy Trail. Sip your way through winter on the Hot Toddy Trail, Feb. 4 through Mar.18. Get a passport then have it stamped when you purchase a hot toddy at each of the participating locations. Details and details at mpbhba.org.  

Mangia! Learn how to make pasta while enjoying drinks, music and food at Pasta Making Class, Sat., Feb. 5, Calabria Imports, 1905 W. 103rd St. Watch for details on Facebook or email calabriaimportschicago@gmail.com 

Blues and Brews. Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues perform live when Horse Thief Hollow, 10426 S. Western, celebrates 9 years of great food and brews, Sat., Feb. 5, 8-10:30 p.m. No cover! A free beer for every guest. Reserve your table (strongly recommended) at www.horsethiefbrewing.com. 

Galentine’s Weekend. Made Artisan Collaborative, 1802 W. 103rd St., features a Sound Meditation Workshop with gongs, crystal singing bowls and other musical instruments to promote relaxation, Fri., Feb. 11, 6:30 p.m.; call 773-701-6878 for registration details. On Sat., Feb. 12,11 a.m. to 5 p.m., grab your best gal pal and stop by Made for complimentary mimosas, snacks, raffle baskets and more.  

Love is in the Air. Whether it’s date night with your Valentine or girls night out with your Gal-entines, you’ll love The Lovettes and their concert of music from the 1940s big band era of the Andrews sisters to1960s pop hits of the Ronettes and Supremes Sat., Feb. 12, 7:30 p.m., Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th.  Tickets/info at beverlyartcenter.org.  

Beverly Bioscope. Check out the Community Cinema for free film screenings, “Thunder Soul,” Sun., Feb. 6, and “The Girls in the Band,” Sun., Feb. 27, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Beverly Branch Library, 1962 W. 95th St. Info: 312-747-9673.  

Soulful Stylings. Singer/songwriter Rachel Brew appears at Horse Thief Hollow for a very special Valentine’s Day concert, Mon., Feb. 14, 7 to 9 p.m., and a Mardi Gras performance, Tues., Mar. 1.  Reservations www.horsethiefbrewing.com 

Celebrate Black Excellence. In honor of Black History Month, Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St., presents A Celebration of Black Excellence, including honoring the winners of the 19th Ward Black History Month Project, a screening of the documentary “Otis’ Dream,” and performances by local luminaries, Sat., Feb. 26, 6:30 p.m. $25 at beverlyartcenter.org.  

Time, Space & Art. In/Visible, an exhibit of works by Yoonshin Park, continues through Feb. 26, Simmerling Gallery, Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St. Free. 773-445-3838 or beverlyartcenter.org.  



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