FRIDAY, FEB. 13
SPIRIT SHAKER. Old Well Tavern, 20 Tariffville Rd., Simsbury.
FRIDAY, FEB. 20
SPIRIT SHAKER. Gateway Café, 211 Riverside Ave., Bristol.
SUNDAY, FEB. 21
A MARDI GRAS JAZZ CONCERT. 5 p.m. 25 members of the Southington High School Jazz Band, under the direction of Jeff Shaw, will be performing selections inspired by New Orleans, gospel, and jazz musical traditions. The concert is followed by a pancake supper in the church hall at 6 p.m. First Congregational Church of Southington, 37 Main St., Southington. In case of inclement weather, check FirstChurchSouthington.org for updates. No tickets necessary. Free will offering for concert and supper.
NOW thru FEB. 15
HARTFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. “Rachmaninoff and Firebird.” Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Sunday at 3 p.m. Belding Theater at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Tickets start at $38.50, $10 for students with ID. (860) 987-5900. www.HartfordSymphony.org