11 Things to Do This Weekend in Cleveland: Feb. 2-5

11 Things to Do This Weekend in Cleveland: Feb. 2-5

11 Things to Do This Weekend in Cleveland: Feb. 2-5










Decide programming for the Cleveland International Film Fest, cheer on Cleveland Sports, thrash and dance at Trash Unreal and more this weekend in The Land. By Anthony Elder

Angel Olsen at the Agora Theater & Ballroom
It’s been less than a year since Angel Olsen released her latest album Big Time, so you know her current set will be electrified with new material and old hits alike. Get there early enough for the supporting act, Erin Rae. $30-$55, Feb. 2, 8 p.m., 5000 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, agoracleveland.com

Basket Weaving in the Woods at Swine Creek
Despite the cold, there’s still plenty to do through the winter months in Northeast Ohio. This weekend, get hands-on with nature as you weave your own round-bottom basket adorned in pine trees for a little pizazz. $25-$29, Feb. 3, Noon-5:30 p.m., 16004 Hayes Road., Middlefield, reservations.geaugaparkdistrict.org

CIFF’s Get Shorty at Playhouse Square
Before the coming Cleveland International Film Festival, the organization brings a night of short films and hors d’oeuvres. But there’s a catch, you’ll have a hand in deciding the programming at the 47th annual film festival by voting on which of the shorts you think should be shown. $48-$60, Feb. 3, 7 p.m., 1511 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, playhousesquare.org

Cleveland Bazaar Valentine at 78th Street Studios
If you still need a gift for the special someone, head to 78th Street Studios for an array of local artisanal crafts ranging from art to jewelry to décor. Don’t miss out on brunch cocktails and your picture taken by Extraordinaire Photos. Free, Feb. 5, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 1305 W. 80th St., Cleveland, facebook.com

Cavaliers and Monsters Games at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
You already know what time it is, head down to the stadium for a night cheering on the Cavs as they take on the Grizzlies. Need more action after that? The Monsters occupy the stadium the next two days for a series against the Chicago Wolves. Tickets starting at $10 for the Monsters, tickets starting at $38 for the Cavaliers, Feb. 2-4, various times, 1 Center Court, Cleveland, rocketmortgagefieldhouse.com/events

Great Big Home & Garden Show at I-X Center
Try not to get overwhelmed among 600-plus booths all centered around home- and garden-related products and displays. Entertainment for the evening includes HGTV’s Joe Mazza, talks from industry professionals and more. $5-$13, Feb. 3-12, 10 a.m., 1 I-X Center Drive, Cleveland, greatbighomeandgarden.com

Hadestown at Playhouse Square
Tony Award-winning musical Hadestown is shaking up Connor Palace this week. Written by Anais Mitchell and directed by Rachel Chavkin, sit back for a performance that proves a song has the power to change destiny. $25-$120, Jan. 13-Feb. 19, various times, 1615 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, playhousesquare.org/events

Jeff Rosenstock and Laura Stevenson at the Grog Shop
Do you love the timeless jams of Neil Young? So do punk artist Jeff Rosenstock and indie rocker Laura Stevenson, who’ve released two acoustic covers albums of their favorite Young tunes. Catch a set of those tracks, and originals, with an opening performance from Mikey Erg. $20, Feb. 4, 7 p.m., 2785 Euclid Heights Blvd., Cleveland Heights, grogshop.gs

MIX: Moonstruck at Cleveland Museum of Art
This month’s MIX event at CMA bridges the gap between the start of the Lunar New Year and Valentine’s Day with the soulful and funky stylings of Bassel & The Supernaturals. If you’re looking for something a little more dance-y, DJ SqrBiz has you covered. $12, Feb. 3, 6-10 p.m., 11150 East Blvd., Cleveland, clevelandart.org

Shen Yun Performing Arts at Playhouse Square
Experience centuries of Chinese culture through the breathtaking classical dance and music of Shen Yun. As you watch, the show travels through thousands of years of history, various eras and dynasties, in a display of athletic and cultural wonder. $80-$180, Feb. 4-5, various times, 1519 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, playhousesquare.org

Trash Unreal at No Class
Featuring performances from Dusty Bucket, Stella Damiana, host Willow Tree and more, this alternative drag show trades in the glam for punk chic. Live music includes Pretty Pretty Awful, The House of Willis and Girl Cologne. $5, Feb. 4, 8 p.m.-midnight, 11213 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, noclasscle.com

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