We want it all.
What: Three Potato Four showcases handcrafted goodness ($5-$500) from favorite local talent, including Peg and Awl, Forage Bow Ties, and Giant Dwarf, as well as a fresh crop of salvaged furniture and bric-a-brac.
Why: Art in the Age provides cocktails this Friday, so you can swill while you shop.
When: Fri., 6-9 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 376 Shurs Ln., bldg. a, Manayunk (267-335-3633).
What: If you’ve always fancied yourself a critic, watch work-in-progress performances, and then offer feedback to the artists.
Why: Too shy to speak up? Submit comments through the anonymous survey.
When: Tonight, 7 p.m.
Where: Live Arts Studio, 919 N. 5th St. Pre-register (recommended) online at livearts-fringe.ticketleap.com.
Hotel Palomar Philadelphia’s Valentine Packages
What: Taking a staycation is all the more tempting with perks like champagne, chocolate-covered strawberries, and a leisurely breakfast (from $220).
Why: Spring for a package that includes free parking (because there’s nothing romantic about a ticket).
When: Thru Feb. 29.
Where: 117 S. 17th St. To book, call 888-725-1778 and mention code PLOVE1.
Valentine’s Day at Eastern State Penitentiary
What: Instead of the predictable prix fixe, take a guided tour of the prison and learn about love behind bars.
Why: See where the cellar inmates had covert rendezvous.
When: Sat.-Tues., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 2027 Fairmount Ave. (215-236-3300). Tickets ($12) online at v2.interactiveticketing.com. Enter code BALLANDCHAIN at checkout to buy one, get one free.
Photo: Courtesy of Three Potato Four