Alt fiction fest
Dozens of narrative features, TV-focused episodes and short films will be shown during the four-day festival.
Where: Angelika Film Center, 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane
Cost: $10 per film block or $50 for the festival
More info: angelikafilmcenter.com
The one-woman show follows a mother who finds herself poolside in Greece celebrating her 50th birthday. Although terrified of heights, she accepts her daughter’s dare to jump off the high dive. Audience members can participate by reading the lines of various characters or playing cameo roles from their seats.
Where: Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther Drive
Cost: Pay what you can
More info: bathhouse.dallasculture.org
Dads, take your daughter on a date and treat her to cookies, dancing and photo booth fun.
Where: Mockingbird Elementary School, 5828 E. Mockingbird Lane
Cost: $15 per couple
More info: mockingbirdpta.com
Comedy, chocolate and champagne
Celebrate Valentine’s Day early with Aaron Aryanpur from Fox’s Laughs. If you don’t have a date, don’t cry. Laugh it off. All shows include a glass of champagne, a box of chocolates and a ticket to a future show.
Where: Backdoor Comedy, 8250 N. Central Expressway
More info: backdoorcomedy.com
White Rock Lake needs some love before Valentine’s Day. Join For the Love of the Lake and Adopt-A-Shoreline in their cleanup efforts.
Where: For the Love of the Lake, 1152 N. Buckner Blvd.
More info: facebook.com/events
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