Feb 26 - May 08, 2016

"Pearls on a String: Artists, Patrons and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts" at Asian Art Museum

View 65 artworks from the 16th-18th century Islamic world—including manuscripts, paintings, jeweled objects, sculpture, textiles and metalwork. 200 Larkin St., 415.581.3500, asianart.org

Feb 19-28, 2016

"Swan Lake" by SF Ballet

Love, sorcery and betrayal are the themes of Helgi Tomasson’s “Swan Lake, ” which was hailed as “a runaway box office hit” by the SF Chronicle when it premiered in 2010. War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Ave., 415.865.2000, sfballet.org

Feb 13, 2016

Chinese New Year Concert and Imperial Dinner

This SF Symphony’s annual event includes a pre-concert reception with lion dancing, Chinese calligraphy, ribbon dancing, tea bars, children’s entertainment and lucky red envelopes. Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., 415.864.6000, sfsymphony.org

Feb 11 - May 29, 2016

"Roman Vishniac Rediscovered" at Contemporary Jewish Museum

This exhibition includes recently discovered works from celebrated photographer Roman Vishniac, who is known for capturing Jewish life in Eastern Europe between the two World Wars. 736 Mission St., 415.655.7800, thecjm.org 

Feb 09, 2016

Aaron Neville at SFJazz

The Grammy-winning singer is in town for a Fat Tuesday celebration featuring music from his album “My True Story,” a collection of doo-wop tunes produced by Keith Richards. 201 Franklin St., 866.920.5299, sfjazz.org

Feb 01 - Mar 31, 2016

Magnolias Bloom at SF Botanical Garden

Experience the breathtaking bloom of nearly 100 magnolias, many rare and historic, with a variety of special events including Magnolias by Moonlight walks and a Valentine’s Day celebration. 1199 9th Ave., sfbotanicalgarden.org

Feb 26-28, 2016

Pacific Orchid Expo at Fort Mason

With over 150,000 unique orchids from across the globe, this event features docent tours, horticultural demonstrations and a silent auction. 2 Marina Blvd., orchidsanfrancisco.org

Feb 25-27, 2016

Zinfandel Experience

The world’s largest single varietal wine tasting event is a weekend-long gathering of Zinfandel makers and enthusiasts. Auctions, dinners, a grand tasting, flights, seminars and a 25-year tribute party are just a few of the planned events. zinfandelexperience.com

Feb 13, 2016

SF Giants FanFest

The annual event allows fans to roam the field, check out the World Series trophies and meet stars like Madison Bumgarner and Buster Posey. Free. AT&T Park, 24 Willie Mays Plaza, sfgiants.com

Feb 23 - Mar 23, 2016

"Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage" at SHN Golden Gate Theatre

This musical production of the 1987 hit reimagines the story we all know with sultry dance numbers and live music. SHN Golden Gate Theatre, 1 Taylor St., 888.746.1799, shnsf.com