4 Great Valentine’s Day and Night Options

Skip the mad dash to dinner, boxed-chocolate cliches, and sappy love movies on this romantic holiday. Whether alone or with your significant other, love is in the air and great events are afoot around town.

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Say “I Do” Again

Renewing your vows is certainly a formal way to say “I love you” all over again—but it can be whimsical fun in the right space. Stop by City Market at 11 a.m. to join the second group vow renewal led by Indianapolis mayor Greg Ballard. Complete the day with candid photos, light refreshments and live entertainment. All couples are welcome, and you can enjoy the latest City Market offerings, too, like the new Tamale Place.

Sharing the Love: Group Vow Renewal Ceremony. Indianapolis City Market, 222 E. Market St, 317-634-9266. Free. Facebook event page.

Watch Lucy Live on Stage

Get trapped in the 1950s—in the best way—with a night of comedy and romance at the I Love Lucy stage show. Reminisce about all the humorous moments on one of America’s most beloved watched shows. You can’t help but chortle each time memorable lines come up: “Lucy, you got some ‘splainin’ to do!”

I Love Lucy: Live on Stage. Old National Centre, 502 N. New Jersey St., 317-231-0000. $25–$65. livenation.com

Who Needs Love Anyway?

Suffocated by the day of love? Head on over to SoBro’s Twist Lounge for Zest!/Twist owner Valerie Vanderpool‘s “Valentine’s Day Is Stupid” Dance Party. Equipped with drinks and chaperoned by a DJ, it’s sure to be a great time for singles on the town. Happily, there is no cover charge.

Valentine’s Day is Stupid Dance Party. Twist Lounge, 1134 East 54th Street, 317-466-1853. Free. zestexcitingfood.com

Relax with R&B

Escape from reality and soothe your soul with rhythm and blues as suave musician Avant sings some of his best hits with chanteuse Chanté Moore as opening act. The concert is bound to be aural foreplay.

Avant: Live in Concert. The Egyptian Room at Old National Centre, 502 N. New Jersey St., 317-231-0000. $54.99. livenation.com

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