Feburary 13rd: The Unicorn Purse
XUE Xiangling, daughter of a wealthy family in Dengzhou, is about to get married. Her mother gives her a unicorn purse with jewelry inside. On the way to the wedding, she is caught in the rain. When she is taking shelter from the rain at Chunqiu Pavilion, she meets ZHAO Shouzhen, who is going to wedding ceremony. ZHAO Shouzhen is so sad about her poor family and could not help crying. XUE Xiangling takes pity on her and gives her the unicorn purse as a gift of generosity. Six years later, Dengzhou is flooded. XUE Xiangling is separated from her family and loses touch. She is stranded in Laizhou and meets her old maid HU, who introduces her to a local official LU’s family as a maid. She is responsible to take care of LU’s son Tianlin. One day, Tianlin throws a ball into a building and asks Xiangling to pick it up. Xiangling goes upstairs and sees the unicorn purse she gave to ZHAO Shouzhen years ago. Xiangling is touched and starts to sob. Madam LU turns out to be ZHAO Shouzhen and learns that Xiangling is the benefactor of the unicorn purse. She becomes a sister of Xiangling and helps her get reunited with her family.
Feburary 14th: Yangsilang Visits His Mother
During the Jin-Song Wars, YANG Yanhui (the fourth son of Yang’s family, namely Yangsilang) was taken by Liao, renamed MU Yi, and married Princess Tiejing. 15 years later, YANG Yanhui hears that his sixth brother is in command of the army, and his mother, SHE Saihua, also escorts the army provisions. He misses his family very much. However, it’s very difficult see his mother during the intense war period. YANG Yanhui’s wife helps him pass the gate at night by stealing the token of authority. However, he was caught up by YANG Zongbao as a spy in the night patrol and is taken to Song’s camp. YANG Yanzhao (the sixth son of Yang’s family) recognizes his fourth brother and releases him in person. YANG Yanhui gets reunited with his mother and other family members. The entire family all cry with sorrow and joy. Nonetheless, YANG Yanhui has to separete from his mother after a short reunion.
Feburary 15th: The Matchmaker
Scholar ZHANG Junrui goes to the capital to take the imperial exam and passes by the Pujiu Temple. ZHANG accidentally meets Mrs. CUI who arrives at the temple to handle Buddhist affairs for Prime Minister CUI, with her daughter Yingying in the temple. One day, a traitorous general, SUN Feihu deploys soldiers to surround Pujiu Temple and intends to force Yingying to marry him. Under an emergency, Mrs. CUI promises to marry her daughter to the person who could make the rebel army retreat. ZHANG Junrui’s friend Baima General, DU Que forces the rebel army to retreat. After getting rescued from the siege, Mrs. CUI, changes her mind and denies what she said. The maid of Yingying named Hongniang understands that Yingying and ZHANG Junrui are deeply in love, so she decides to defend them against injustice. She passes on love letters and arranges meetings for ZHANG Junrui and Yingying. Mrs. CUI knows and tortures the maid. The maid is very quick of wit and insists that it is Mrs. CUI’s fault because she fails to restrain the family. Mrs. CUI has no choice and promises to marry her daughter to ZHANG Junrui.
Feburary 16th: Dragon and Phoenix
LIU Bei occupies Jingzhou and has no intention to return it. Therefore, SUN Quan and ZHOU Yu set up a honey-trap for LIU Bei. SUN Quan pretends to marry his younger sister, SUN Shangxiang, to LIU Bei and lures him to go across the river. They intend to take LIU Bei as a hostage and use him to exchange for Jingzhou. Yet, ZHUGE Liang sees through their trick. LIU Bei takes advantage of ZHOU Yu's father-in-law, QIAO Xuan, to please SUN Quan's mother, Mrs. WU, and persuades her to make a blind date with ZHOU Yu’s father in Ganlu Temple. After LIU Bei marries with SUN Shangxiang, ZHOU Yu uses the pleasures and luxuries in the palace to captivate LIU Bei. LIU Bei plays along and pretends to indulge in pleasures and forgets about Jingzhou. As ZHUGE Liang instructs, ZHAO Yun falsely claims that CAO Cao attacks Jingzhou. SUN Shangxiang bades her mother farewell and leaves for Jingzhou with LIU Bei. ZHOU Yu sents out soldiers to chase them, but all of them are rebuked by SUN Shangxiang. ZHOU Yu leads an army and gets to the riverside in person. ZHUGE Liang has already prepared the ship to escort LIU Bei.
Feburary 17th: Peking Opera Vocal Concert