CELTIC VALENTINE'S CONCERT -- CITYFOLK's Celtic Series presents Irish singer Karan Casey in concert, with Niall Valleley and Robbie Overson for some V'Day fun. 8 p.m. Friday. $22-$18. Victoria Theatre, 138 N. Main St., Dayton, OH. 937-223-3655.
CINCINNATI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Violinist Jennifer Koh joins guest conductor Yakov Kriezberg for Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35 and the premiere of Schmidt's Symphony No. 4 in C Major. Have a Classical Conversation wth CSO violinist Stacey Woolley one hour before each performance. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. $52.50-$12.50. The CSO gives you a sweet Valentine's Day treat by making tickets to the Feb. 14 performance $5. Purchase tickets in advance or on day of show. Music Hall, 1243 Elm St., Downtown. 513-381-3300.
FRIENDS OF LUCY -- The Friends of Lucy Comedy Troupe gives you a Valentine's evening of interactive sketch comedy and improv with, you guessed it, love as the theme. 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday. $14. Monmouth Theatre, 636 Monmouth St., Newport. 513-588-0513.
KENTUCKY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- The KSO special delivers their ninth-annual Valentine Gala Dinner/Concert '80s style with Anything for You, a night of dancing, dinner and silent auction with a side of Blondie, Michael Jackson and The Police.
Oh, and the Symphony. You don't wanna be the "Owner of a Lonely Heart," do you? 6:30 p.m. Saturday. $85. Black tie optional. Northern Kentucky Convention Center, 1 Rivercenter Blvd., Covington. 859-431-6216.
OXFORD LANE LIBRARY HOSTS "LOVE HURTS: TEEN MYSTERY NIGHT" -- Teens in middle and high school are invited to "Love Hurts," a teen mystery night. Bring your friends for a fun-filled evening as we solve a whodunnit with a Valentine's Day theme. 6-8 p.m. Thursday. Free. Oxford Lane Library, 15 South College Ave., Oxford. 513-894-6557.
VALENTINE'S DAY AT MT. ADAMS WINE CELLAR -- Take that special someone to The Wine Cellar for a Champagne Toast with a chocolate strawberry sideboard courtesy of Steve Kramer. Live music will also entertain those in attendance. Reservations suggested. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday. $20. The Wine Cellar, 1101 St. Gregory St., Mount Adams. 513-241-9009.
VALENTINE'S DAY NIGHT HIKE -- Take your honey out for a night of love in nature, followed by storytelling and hot chocolate by a campfire. 7:30 p.m. Friday. Donations accepted. Imago Earth Center, 700 Enright Ave., Price Hill. 513-921-8455.
VALENTINE'S DAY PARTY -- The evening will raise funds for AVOC and One Human Family. Expect live shows, DJs, dancing, jello shots, red hot drinks, photos and your chance to bid on a date with one of Cincy's most eligible bachelors. 8 p.m. Friday. $20. Hamburger Mary's, 911 Vine St., Downtown. 513-861-3522.
A VICTORIAN VALENTINE -- If you're still in the mood for love Saturday, Caracole's got it. Their fourth gala, A Victorian Valentine help out the organization with providing housing for those with HIV/AIDS. 6:30 p.m. Saturday. $135. The Peterloon Estate, 8605 Hopewell Road, Indian Hill. 513-761-1480.
WEXNER CENTER FOR THE ARTS -- For the fourth year, Columbus' Wexner Center offers a Valentine's Day special, with a screening of the classic comedy Two for the Road. 7 p.m. Friday. $5; $4 Wexner Center members/students/seniors; $2 children under 12. Film/Video Theater. 1871 N. High St., Columbus. 614-292-3535.
WILD SIDE OF LOVE -- Did you know that the female praying mantis bites off the male's head during mating? Explore courtship in the animal world through the "Wild Side of Love" at the Cincinnati Zoo. Includes champagne, chocolate and other special treats, so bring your Valentine. No one under 16 admitted. Champagne served only to those over 21. 7 p.m. Friday. $18 for couples who are also Zoo members, $22 for couples who are not members. Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, 3400 Vine St., Avondale. 513-559-7767.
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