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Celebrate Valentine's Day all month

Make the Fine Arts Gallery one of your Valentine's Day destinations.

Make February a month of romance by enjoying the planetarium, gallery, theater and music events at Seminole State College of Florida with your loved one.

Planetarium

"Heavenly Love": Valentine’s Day is all about romance, and there’s nothing more romantic than an evening spent gazing at the stars. The Emil Beuhler Perpetual Trust Planetarium at Seminole State College will present a special Valentine's show called "Heavenly Love" at 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 13-15.

This original show will explore three mythological love stories and how ancient storytellers used them to explain the night sky. The show will include such diverse stories as:

  • The Korean myth of Altair and Vega, lovers separated by the Heavenly River.
  • The Algonquin legend of the great hunter Algon and his love, the seventh star maiden of the seven sisters (Pleiades).
  • The Greek myth of Orion and Artemis, and how the moon lost its light.

About the Seminole State Planetarium: Live public shows are presented at the planetarium every Friday and Saturday beginning at 8:30 p.m. The planetarium does not take reservations.

Prices are:

  • Adults -- $6
  • Seniors (55+) -- $4
  • Non-Seminole State Students -- $4
  • Preschoolers – Free

The planetarium is free for Seminole State students, faculty and staff with a valid Seminole State ID.

For more information, and a full schedule of events, visit the planetarium website, or call 407.708.2360.

Art

The Fine Arts Gallery continues its 2013-14 season with an exhibit of works by Jessica Burke. 

The exhibit runs through Monday, Feb. 17,  in the Sanford/Lake Mary Fine Arts Gallery (building G).

Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.  All gallery exhibits are free and open to the public.

For more information, visit the gallery website, or call 407.708.2040.

Music

Encore! Concert Series: The University of Central Florida Orchestra will perform on Tuesday, Feb. 11 in the Fine Arts Concert Hall (building G) on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 7:30 p.m.

All events are free and open to the public. For more information, visit the music website, or call 407.708.2040.

Theater

Seminole State's Fine Arts Theatre continues its 10-year commitment to producing the plays of Pulitzer-prize winning playwright August Wilson with "Gem of the Ocean." The play runs Feb. 7-16. 

Ticket prices are $10 for the general public, $8 for seniors (60+) or students of other schools, and free for Seminole State faculty, staff and currently enrolled Seminole State students. Individual tickets go on sale Feb. 14.

Reservations are strongly recommended and can be made by calling 407.708.2040 or visiting the Fine Arts Theatre Box Office (building G) on the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus. The Box Office is open Mondays from 9 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays-Fridays from noon-4 p.m.

For more information, visit the theater website, or call 407.708.2040.

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