Looking for some fun things to do in February? Courtesy of our colleagues Peggy Sue, Catherine and Kathleen at First America Title, here are some online/virtual event suggestions:

Sundance Film Festival | Jan. 28-Feb. 3

Despite the challenges this year has brought, nothing could stop the Sundance Film festival from celebrating independent film, visionary artists, unique perspectives and their adventurous audiences. So, for the first time ever, the Sundance Film Festival is being brought to audiences both online and in-person in a collection of mission-driven arthouse cinemas and pop-ups across the country. More details at: https://festival.sundance.org

Goteborg Film Festival | Jan. 29-Feb. 8

The largest film festival in the Nordic countries. Each year the festival's program group travels around the world to track down choice films to bring back to Goteborg, Sweden. During the eleven-day festival,  audiences will be treated to nearly 70 films with premiere screenings every night. More details at: https://goteborgfilmfestival.se/en

Art Festival Beth-El Virtual Show | Jan. 30-Feb. 7

Tampa Bay FL’s invitational, judged, indoor and outdoor exhibit and sale of original artwork including painting, photography, mixed media, glass, sculpture, metal, wood, ceramics, and jewelry. More details at: www.artfestivalbethel.com

Hoggetowne Medieval Festival | Jan. 30-31 & Feb. 6-7

Guests can safely shop the medieval marketplace, watch performances and demonstrations, play along in the interactive quest, and engage with characters during live shows in this Gainesville FL festival. More details at: https://hoggetownefaire.weebly.com

Palm Springs Modernism Week Online Experience | Feb. 1-28

Modernism Week celebrates and fosters appreciation of midcentury architecture and design, as well as contemporary thinking in these fields, by encouraging education, preservation and sustainable modern living as represented in the greater Palm Springs area. Modernism Week Online Experience launches February 1, 2021.  Programs will stream until February 28, 2021.  More details at: https://www.modernismweek.com/

SCAD aTVfest | Feb. 4-6

The Savannah College of Art and Design's annual TV festival is going entirely virtual for its next edition, with screenings, panels, awards, and more. SCAD aTVfest is the longest running of the SCADFILM festivals and an international event celebrating the latest in design, creativity and innovation in television and media. More details at: www.atvfest.com

Mountainfilm Documentary Film Festival | Feb. 4-7

Spruce Peak Arts in Stowe, VT will host a virtual screening of Mountainfilm on Tour with an inspiring program of films that explore themes connected to Mountainfilm's mission of using the power of film, art and ideas to inspire a better world. More details at: www.mountainfilm.org

ArtFest Fort Myers | Feb. 6-7

Enjoy either the in-person event on the waterfront in historic downtown Fort Meyers FL or the brand-new virtual event. Participants can now shop from the comfort of home for beautiful, hand-crafted treasures through the event’s website. Whether a new or experienced art lover, participants will find something wonderful to add to their personal collection. More details at: www.artfestfortmyers.com

Pop Up Video Virtual Film Festival | Feb. 7

A virtual short film fest hosted in Columbus, GA, the Pop Up Virtual Film Festival (PUVFF) aims to support, highlight, and celebrate filmmakers from the local to the international short film scene. PUVFF caters to the budding filmmakers who deserve a platform to tell their stories and a connection to the indigenous local and regional film industry community. More details at: www.popuptowncolumbus.com

Orchestra Week | Feb. 7-13

Luther College Music Department Online Orchestra will feature a series of videos on our YouTube channel to highlight the string opportunities available at Luther College, IA. More details at: www.luther.edu

Boston Science Fiction Film Festival | Feb. 10-15

This Festival features festival films, panels and concludes with the signature event, The Marathon.  All films will be in high quality HD. The Marathon runs for 24 straight hours. Think of it as the original binge view. It's been happening for 46 years. It starts at noon on Sunday Feb 14 and ends 24 hours later. More details at: www.bostonscifi.com

Aspen Music Festival and School | Feb. 11-12, 18 & 25

One of the top classical music festivals in the United States, noted both for its concert programming and its musical training of mostly young-adult music students. More details at: www.aspenmusicfestival.com

Tet in Seattle | Feb. 12-14

Inviting the community to a celebration of the lunar new year with lion dances, firecrackers, martial arts, dance and visual arts. Gong hei fat choy! More details at: www.seattlecenter.com

Slamdance Film Festival | Feb. 12-25

Slamdance will screen 25 features and 107 shorts and episodics in a hybrid event. All films, Q&As, and panels will be available online at slamdance.com and on Apple TV, Roku, Firestick, and YouTube. Drive-in screenings will be held in Joshua Tree and Los Angeles. The Festival will also launch a new program, Unstoppable, a showcase for creators with disabilities. More details at: www.slamdance.com

Beyond the Science Bazaar | Feb. 13

The theme for this year’s event is "Discovery and Exploration". Be prepared to listen, watch, build, draw, experiment, share, laugh and think. Meet the UK Oxford Brookes University’s staff and students and learn new things - enjoying 'science' in the widest possible sense. This free event will be packed with exciting activities offering something for everyone. More details at: www.brookes.ac.uk

Pan African Film Festival | Feb. 14-28

The Pan African Film Festival’s (PAFF)’s goal is to present and showcase the broad spectrum of Black creative works, particularly those that reinforce positive images and help destroy negative stereotypes. Organizers believe film and art can lead to better understanding and foster communication between peoples of diverse cultures, races, and lifestyles, while at the same time serve as a vehicle to initiate dialogue on the important issues of our times. More details at: https://signup.pafftv.com

Light of Day Canada 12 Virtual Festival | Feb. 19-20

This 2-day virtual festival will feature great music, Parkinsons and Cancer awareness, celebrity shout-outs and more! Light of Day Canada is committed to raising money through various events to distribute to Parkinsons organization that support Parkinsons research and care for Parkinsons victims and families. More details at: www.lightofdaycanada.com

Vancouver Int'l Mountain Film Festival | Feb. 19-28

Watch 45+ films about climbing, snow sports, the environment, mountain culture, adventure, and more! Be inspired, entertained and connect virtually with Vancouver’s outdoor community. More details at: www.vimff.org

Festival of International Virtual and Augmented Reality Stories | Feb. 19-Mar. 2

The Festival of International Virtual and Augmented Reality Stories (FIVARS) showcases an expertly curated selection of immersive experiences from around the world, featuring many North American and World premieres. Lovers of movies, short films, animation, documentaries, culture, theatre, and the arts, or the strange and esoteric can now experience them in 4k resolution via their desktop web browser. More details at: www.fivars.net

Iyengar Yoga Festival Miami | Feb. 20-21

Join the Festival for a virtual Iyengar Yoga experience. Eleven teachers over two days. An amazing opportunity to connect and practice from the comfort of your home. More details at: www.iyengaryogafestivalmiami.com

Riverside Dickens Festival | Feb. 20-21
This Riverside CA event is going virtual this year! Celebrating the life and works of author Charles Dickens and his impact on society, the Riverside Dickens Fest is the brainchild of a small group of people who wanted to promote the cultural arts. More details at: www.dickensfest.com

Soul Long Beach Yoga Festival | Feb. 20-21

A magical day exploring different types of yoga, calming meditation, Holistic healing, spoken word, spiritual music and so much more! This experience is for the beginning practitioner to the seasoned yogi. More details at: www.soullongbeachyogafestival.com

Latino Arts Strings Program Virtual Guitar Festival and Competition | Feb. 20 & 27

The Latino Arts Strings Program (LASP) is delighted to invite classical guitarists of all ages and enthusiasts of classical guitar music to the 8th Annual Latino Arts Strings Program (LASP) Guitar Festival and Youth Competition. Latino Arts, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) dedicated to bringing cultural awareness, artistic educational experiences, and high-quality programming to the Greater Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin community, featuring Hispanic artists from throughout the world. More details at: www.latinoartsinc.org

Big Feb Fest | Feb. 21

A day-long virtual indie music concert with a lineup of 26 bands from the United States, Chile, South Africa, and Norway on the Big Leap Collective Twitch channel, featuring very special guests nelward, Paria, and Foxtails Brigade. More details at: http://bit.ly/bigfebfest

Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival | Feb. 25-27

Music enthusiasts will have the opportunity to attend artist and educational workshops, perform and receive feedback from world-class artist educators, and view phenomenal concerts featuring live performances of present jazz stars and archival footage of past greats including Hamp himself. More details at: www.uidaho.edu/class/jazzfest

Boolarra Folk Festival | Feb. 27

Visit the beautiful country township of Boolarra in Australia, for the 2021 festival which will stream live with selected musicians who have performed over the last 18 years, hosted by a special and well-known presenter. The organizers look forward to using innovative ways to promote the market stall holders and community groups that have made been a major part of previous festivals. More details at: www.boolarrafolkfestival.com.au

Los Angeles A Cappella Festival | Feb. 27-28

The Los Angeles A Cappella Festival (LAAF) assembles some of the best performers in a cappella for educational classes, networking, scholastic competition, a professional showcase, and the live presentation of the A Cappella Video Awards. It brings together top industry professionals, scholastic a cappella groups, and fans in a unique celebration of the vocal arts. More details at: www.casa.org/laaf

Bowers Museum Virtual Chinese New Year Festival | Feb. 28

Orange County’s Bowers Museum Virtual Chinese New Year festival will feature performers, artmaking, and food recipes! Celebrate the year of the Ox with music, art, and dance. Live streamed on Facebook.  Gong hei fat choy! More details at: www.bowers.org

Enjoy!

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