THE TAFFETAS: This popular musical revue features classic pop songs from the Fifties featuring four talented singers. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Family Theatre, 2100 Hamilton Road. $5-$12. familytheatre.org or 706-366-7196.
CSU WIND ORCHESTRA AND WIND ENSEMBLE: A joint concert celebrating dance music. 7:30 p.m. RiverCenter, 900 Broadway. Free. 706-649-7225 or rivercenter.org.
BIG READ: John Wharton Lowe will give a talk on Ernest J. Gaines and his “A Lesson Before Dying.” 7 p.m. talk and reading. Smith-McCullers House, 1519 Stark Ave. Open to the public.
HOCKEY: The Columbus Cottonmouths host the Huntsville Havoc. 7:30 p.m. Columbus Civic Center, 400 Fourth St. $9-$30. cottonmouths.com
NO SHAME THEATRE: Go see a late-night showcase of fresh new works to include improv, music, comedy and more. 10:30 p.m. Springer Opera House, 103 10th St. $5. 18 and older only. springeroperahouse.org
ANGIE STONE: R&B diva Angie Stone will share new material, backed by the DSOS Band, with an intimate audience. 9 p.m. CIRCA Craft Cocktails, 900 Front Ave. $25 for general admission, $40 reserved seating. facebook.com/circacraftcocktails
CHRIS BROWN: Grammy-winning award artist Chris Brown will perform. 8 p.m. Columbus Civic Center, 400 Fourth St. $59-$152.50 ($5 parking). columbusciviccenter.org
‘THE PIANO MEN: MUSIC OF ELTON JOHN AND BILLY JOEL’: The CSO’s Valentine Pops Concert featuring popular favorites like “Benny and the Jets” and “Uptown Girl.” 7:30 p.m. RiverCenter, 900 Broadway. $30-$38. 706-256-3612 or rivercenter.org.
VALENTINES: Enjoy caviar, salmon, filet and lobster that’s available for dinner Saturday. A champagne brunch will be served on Sunday. Carriage & Horses, 607 Butts Mill Road, Pine Mountain, Ga. $60 for Saturday, $20 for Sunday. 706-663-4777. cometodagher.com.
MARKET DAYS: Visit Market Days on Broadway for fresh produce, baked goods, arts and crafts and more. 9 a.m.-noon every Saturday of the year. Downtown on Broadway. Prices vary. uptowncolumbusga.com
KIDS WORKSHOP: Build a wooden project and get a free apron, goggles, patch and much more. 10 a.m. every second Saturday of every month. Lowe’s, 6750 Veterans Parkway. Free. Need to register online at lowesbuildandgrow.com
SECOND SATURDAY: Guest artist Yadira Padilla will help children explore the art of mixed media. 10 a.m.-noon. Columbus Museum, 1251 Wynnton Road. Free. columbusmuseum.com
HOCKEY: The Columbus Cottonmouths host the Mississippi Riverkings. 4 p.m. Columbus Civic Center, 400 Fourth St. $9-$30. cottonmouths.com
EARL COLEMAN STUDIO RECITAL: The award-winning students of Earl Coleman present love songs by Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Rogers and Sondheim. 4 p.m. RiverCenter, 900 Broadway. Free. 706-649-7225 or rivercenter.org.
JOSEPH GIRARD, SAXOPHONE: Faculty artist Joseph Girard presents a recital of transcriptions and original works for saxophone. 7:30 p.m. RiverCenter, 900 Broadway. Free. 706-649-7225 or rivercenter.org.
MINI CAMP: Hands-on fun plus lessons on leadership and American history during this Presidents’ Day mini-camp. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. National Infantry Museum, 1775 Legacy Way. $10 per camper (lunch isn’t included). Register via email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 706-653-9234. Museum will be open.
OPEN HOUSE: Come to this open house for the Fountain City Twirlers to learn more about square dancing and why it’s a fun way to exercise and develop friendships. 6 p.m. Gallops Center, 1212 15th St. Open house is free. Classes start Feb. 23. 334-298-4988.
RICHARD WRIGHT’S ‘BLACK BOY’: Richard Wright’s childhood and adolescence in the Jim Crow South. 7 p.m. RiverCenter, 900 Broadway. $10. 706-256-3612 or rivercenter.org.
DISNEY ON ICE: Get tangled up in Disney’s 50th animated feature with Rapunzel and Flynn and enter the worlds of your favorite Disney princesses: Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Jasmine, Aurora, Tiana, Mulan and, of course, the one who started it all, Snow White. 7 p.m. Thursday, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday, 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Columbus Civic Center, 400 Fourth St. $17.50-$52.50. columbusciviccenter.org.
ALIA MUSICA PITTSBURGH: Contemporary works performed by Alia Musica Pittsburgh under the direction of Frederico Garcia de Castro. 7:30 p.m. RiverCenter, 900 Broadway. Free. 706-649-7225 or rivercenter.org.
FOUNDERS’ DAY AT CALLAWAY GARDENS: Free admission for all in celebration of the birthday of Virginia Hand Callaway. Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, Ga. Free. 877-686-7114 or callawaygardens.com.
Feb. 25-27, March 3-5, 10-12
‘SWEENEY TODD’: Sondheim’s demon barber of Fleet Street cooks up some serious revenge in this Tony Award-winning musical. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25-27, March 3-5 and 10-12, and 2:30 p.m. March 6 and 13. Springer Opera House, 103 10th St. $20-$45. 706-327-3688 or springeroperahouse.org
VALENTINE’S RELAY: This relay race splits the 5k distance between two people. 5 p.m. Saturday. 1200 Broadway. $60-$70. bigdogrunning.com