Event calendar courtesy of fla-keys.com
The Tourism & Development Council of the Florida Keys
An Evening With Vicki Roush, Laurie Breakwell & Danny Weathers. The Waterfront Playhouse will open their 78th Season with a trio of musical theater forces.
The charismatic star of the Netflix original series "Bloodline" appears with his country and rock 'n' roll band - musicians Jason Laughlin and James Leahey - for one night only, 8 p.m., at The Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton Street. Proceeds benefit Hurricane Irma relief efforts in the extensive areas of the Keys that are still struggling to recover. Tickets $50 pp, $100 pp VIP, to be sold online. A silent auction w/ Bloodline and Jimmy Buffett memorabilia to be featured as well. All contribution
Enjoy an evening of cocktails, dinner, music, silent and live auctions, all to benefit the care of the dolphins as well as assist children, families, veterans and military personnel to attend Island Dolphin Care's therapy programs. Event staged at the Playa Largo Resort & Spa. Call for tickets.
Enjoy this film presentation's screening, from Grammy-winning guitarist, producer Paul Nelson. A near constant presence at the side of rock and blues legend Johnny Winter in the last decade of his life, Paul Nelson is widely credited with helping Winter find himself again, and for prompting a remarkable resurgence in the aging star's career after the 1990's found him in deteriorating health and performing far beneath his potential. "Down and Dirty" documents a year on the road with Johnny Wint
The eagerly awaited pre-Thanksgiving event is to take place at 6 p.m. at Greene and Elizabeth streets, with the lighting of a holiday tree made from plastic foam trap floats, a fresh pine nautically decorated Christmas tree and a lobster trap tree along the Key West Historic Seaport's Harbor Walk. The Harbor Walk is lit nightly through New Year's Eve.
Each year a wide range of seasonal celebrations takes place throughout Key West during the month of December. Events include the lighting of the Harbor Walk of Lights, tours of historic decorated inns, a holiday parade and much more.
Highlights of this holiday event include live music by local entertainers, food, exhibits and booths featuring locally produced arts and crafts. Festivities traditionally take place on the grounds of the Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce, MM 31 oceanside.
Enjoy live music for all ages at a family-friendly free indoor community band concert as the season-opener for Pops in the Park honors the Dreams of the American Family, with patriotic music as a special tribute to hurricane Irma recovery. Performance starts at 4 p.m. at the Island Christian Church, a first-ever indoor venue for KCCB.
The annual Festival of Trees is to take place at the Florida Keys Country Club. Holiday trees are festively displayed, and decorated by members of the Zonta Club of Marathon, a humanitarian service organization. Visitors and residents can bid to purchase the decorated trees.
For lectures, doors open at 5 p.m., with lecture starting at 6 p.m. Cost is $25 for non-museum members, which includes museum admission, light appetizers and cash bar. Free for museum members. All lectures are at Keys History & Discovery Center, 82100 Overseas Highway, MM 82 in Islamorada, on the property of the Islander Resort, a Guy Harvey Outpost.
The first leg of the triple-crown Florida Keys Gold Cup Championship series is the only tournament in the series to offer a junior division for anglers age 16 and younger. Unlimited anglers are allowed per vessel.
The crew at COAST — the Stock Island based artist and craftsman collective — has organized a two-day benefit concert festival, aptly named "Coast Is Clear", with the goal of raising money and spirits for the Florida Keys community in the wake of hurricane Irma. To date, the lineup includes national touring artists G. Love, Langhorne Slim, Rayland Baxter and Rorey Carroll. In addition, local favorites Patrick and The Swayzees and The Skank — among others — will add local flavor to the stages over