‘A Night in Rio’
7 p.m. Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St. $15. www.neighborhoodtheatre.com.
Brazilian Carnaval comes to Charlotte with dancing, live music, authentic food, drinks and marketplace. Kick off the night with free Samba dance lessons, followed by the Carnaval parade.
‘Couples Night Out’
7 p.m. Charlotte Fine Art Gallery, 7510 Pineville-Matthews Road, Suite 12A. $70 per couple. www.charlottefineart.com.
Paint your half of a vibrant heart shape on canvas while your Valentine paints the other half with acrylic and mixed media.
‘A Symphonic Valentine’
8 p.m. Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. $25.50-$84.50. www.charlottesymphony.org.
A program of romantic classical, popular and Broadway favorites includes a performance by Charlotte’s Eva Noblezada, the star of London’s West End production of “Miss Saigon.”
‘I Love a Piano: The Music of Irving Berlin’
8 p.m. Dale F. Halton Theater, 1206 Elizabeth Ave. $10-$20. tix.cpcc.edu.
A celebration of the music and lyrics of one of America’s most prolific songwriters, Irving Berlin. The show contains more than 60 of Berlin’s songs including classics such as, “Blue Skies,” “There’s No Business Like Show Business,” “Puttin’ on the Ritz,” and more.