Valentine's Day -- and Arizona's 100th birthday -- aren't until next Tuesday, but that won't stop the lovey-dovey gallivanting from starting early.
Whether you're single, taken, or desperate for a date, here are five things that'll keep you (and maybe help you get) busy this weekend.
Tiffe Fermaint Launch Party @ Nostra Style House
When we got our first look at chic downtown boutique Nostra Style House, owner Angelica Gonzalez told us that she'd eventually like to carry creations from local fashion designer Tiffe Fermaint. Tonight, sooner comes faster than later. Fermaint releases her 10-year anniversary collection for sale exclusively at Nostra.
See and shop Fermaint's dresses ($190 and up) and coats ($290 and up) during tonight's reception from 6 to 9 p.m., featuring Mark 'Ellery' Leach on turntables and art from Mark Gallegos on the walls. Admission is free.
"I Heart Munny" @ Rusted Nail
Local and national artists have poured their hearts into customizing customized creatures from Munnyworld for this Valentine-themed art show. See the specially-made sweethearts at Rusted Nail from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. tonight. Admission is free. More details here.
Steampunk Picnic @ Steele Indian School Park
Strut your steampunker stuff during a costumed afternoon celebrating Abraham Lincoln's birthday eve at Steele Indian School Park on Saturday from noon to 5 p.m..
Attendees are encouraged to bring along potluck dishes and kites. See more details here.
Hearts of Darkness @ Rips Ales & Cocktails
Obscura hosts this anti-Valentine's Day bash for Cupid haters to bring along their dive bar dates and dance away their corporate holiday hatred.
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As always, there will be tons of ticket giveaways and a party playlist from DJs Roya and Funkfinger at Rips from 8:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. No cover before 9 p.m. and $5 after.
Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival @ Various Harkins Locations
The weeklong film fest kicks off Sunday with a screening of David at Harkins Crossroads 12 in Chandler. Local premieres continue through Sunday, February 26, and include one of our picks for must-see movies this month: Orthodox Stance.
Admission is $10 per film. Festival passes are $100. See more here.