Things to do in Philadelphia this weekend

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Valentine’s Pre-Party: Celebrate with your love on Feb. 12, and head to the Museum of Art where the Calabash Quartet will serenade attendees with classic love songs. The cabaret will take place in the Great Stair Hall and will include light food and refreshments. There will be a cash bar. The museum’s Granite Hill Restaurant will offer a French prix fixe menu. The music is free with museum admission ($20) and runs from 5-8:45 p.m.. Reservations at Granite Hill are encouraged.

Bruce Springsteen: OK, it’s not going to be the cheapest date, but Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band’s River Tour arriving in Philly for one night. On Feb. 12, catch The Boss at the Wells Fargo Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7:30. Ticket prices start at $68. For more information, visit

Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles: Running all weekend at the Merriam Theater (part of the Kimmel Center), this popular multi-media concert journies through the Beatles’ beloved catalogue. The show features music from “I Want to Hold Your Hand” to later hits including “Let It Be” and “Hey Jude.” Showtimes are 8 p.m. Feb. 12 and 13, and 2 p.m. Feb. 13. On Feb. 14 shows are at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tickets start at $30. To purchase, visit

Back 2 Love, a Valentine’s Day Masquerade: For the second year, Brother Marcus of Praise 103.9 is hosting a masquerade ball in honor of Valentine’s Day. Both singles and couples are welcome to a massive dance party with live music and cocktails from 7 to 11 p.m. Feb. 14. Masks are encouraged. Tickets are $50 a person, which includes open bar for two hours, a champagne toast, food stations, speed dating, dessert buffet and a photo booth. The evening takes place at I.A.T.S.E Ballroom on Swanson Street in Philly. Tickets can be purchased at