Submitted by Melissa Howsam — Correspondent
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TONY BENNETT: He mightve left his heart in San Fran no doubt to lifetime acclaim but that dulcet voice is gonna cause a sultry stir in D-town. Give yourself, or your sweetie, an early V-Day present and for some beats from Bennetts heart. Where: DPAC, Durham. When: Friday, 8 p.m. Starting at $69-$89. | More info
BATTLE FOR THE CATTLE COWPARADE AUCTION & GALA: Now you can finally follow Bart Simpsons advice and have a cow ... no, really 60 of those painted bovines that hung out around town all fall will be up for auction at the NC Childrens hospital battle for cattle auction and gala. Um, cowabunga. Where: Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh. When: Saturday, 6 to 11 p.m. $100 in advance; $125 at the door. | More info
FOR THE LOVE OF ART: Or for the love of cake. So whether you wanna draw on your inner fat kid or your inner Picasso, either way this years Love of Art galas for you featuring area-best art and a blend of talented area bakers (Cindas Creative Cakes, Edible Art, Once in a Blue Moon, Monster Cookies and Cakes, Simply Cakes and Sugarland) for the love of cake exhibition. Youre gonna wanna see this. Where: Raleigh Marriott City Center. When: Saturday, 6 p.m. Two free drink tickets per ticket holder. General admission $85 or $170 per couple and includes dinner, drink tickets for wine and beer and admission to the live and silent auction with cocktail seating; general admission does not include reserved table seating in the main ballroom. | More info
WHITE TRASH BASH: You can hardly miss the opp to rock the wife beater in public. Get your big-hair-band on with Dains as they celebrate six glorious years of serving the Dirty with dancing and a showing of Joe Dirt. Theyre birthday wish? The trashier the better break out the beaters, the hair curlers, the daisy dukes ... and NASCAR attire recommended ... then throw back the Buds in the house of Dain. Where: Dains Place, Durham. When: Tuesday, 8 p.m. | More info
SUPER BOWL: The Harbaugh Bowl. The HarBowl. The Brother Bowl. You name it ... but no matter how you spin it, the game to end all games is game onand there are aplenty of pigskin parties about town for you to get your game face on. ... Where: All over this great Triangle. When: Sunday, times and events vary. Check triangle.com for full Super Bowl listings.