Event calendar courtesy of fla-keys.com
The Tourism & Development Council of the Florida Keys
Find hundreds of marine- and watersports-related vendors offering wares to thousands of buyers seeking deals on new and used boats, marine equipment, electronics, fishing tackle, dive gear, nautical arts and crafts, and more. Located at Founders Park, MM 87 bayside, on Plantation Key. Saturday hours 8AM - 5PM, Sunday 9AM - 3PM. Free Parking at Coral Shores High School. Admission donation $5 for 18 and above.
The 55th annual juried outdoor fine art festival features over 70 local and national artists who are to grace the streets with fine art ranging from jewelry, paintings, photography and sculpture. Bring the kids to create an art piece at the children's art booth. Staged from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Whitehead and Caroline Streets in Old Town Key West.
Join us for a colorful and much acclaimed historical tour on the islands of Islamorada. Enjoy an enlightening trolley ride through time. First tour starts at 10 a.m. from the Whale Harbor Restaurant, 83413 Overseas Highway. A monitor is located at the front of the trolley showing over 90 photos of the past as you see them today. Tours take approximately one hour. Call for reservations, seating is limited. Adults are $20, children six and under are free.
This all-in-fun race series recalls the tradition of the wreckers in the Key West of the 1800's. Racers compete in different classes; Classic, Schooner, Multihull, Monohull over 40 feet, Monohull 30 - 39 feet, Monohull 29' and Under, other categories may apply depending on entries. The Wrecker's fleet consists of 16' Hobie Cat's to 105' Schooners! All sailing vessels, local sailors and visiting yachtsmen are welcome to join the regatta.
Set for 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the West Martello Towers, 1100 Atlantic Blvd., this annual event offers fabulous food, an amazing Silent Auction and raffles generously donated from a variety of local resorts, businesses and restaurants. In addition, there will be a separate Super Silent Auction featuring private home dinner parties, five-course full moon dinner cruises, and more entertaining events. The Key West Wildlife Center, located at 1801 White Street, is a non-profit organization providing
The Raschèr Saxophone Quartet appears regularly at major concert halls in Europe, Asia and the U.S. The Vienna Zeitung hailed the quartet as the "Uncrowned Kings of the Saxophone" and a critic from Die Welt claimed, "If there were an Olympic discipline for virtuoso wind playing, the Raschèr Quartet would definitely receive a gold medal." Although founded in the United States in 1969 the quartet was relocated in Germany several years later and has been based there ever since. All Impromptu Classi
The Banana Bay Bazaar is a premier art and culture event held the last Sunday of every month at the infamous sunset bar, The Pointe. This outdoor, fully immersive experience will showcase diverse arts and local vendors bringing together some of the best attractions to give attendees a wonderful taste of The Florida Keys. Celebrate the afternoon with live local music, food trucks and drinks offered at The Pointe, from noon to 5 p.m., inside Banana Bay Resort, mile marker 45.9 bayside.
Grammy-nominated Chicago-based Lincoln Trio is made up of Desiree Ruhstrat, violin, David Cunliffe, cello, and Marta Aznavoorian, piano, and was chosen to celebrate the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial celebration with President Barack Obama. They will delight sophisticated music lovers, young admirers of contemporary programs and students discovering chamber music for the first time. Performance at Marathon High School Performing Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Tickets online.
Grammy-nominated Chicago-based Lincoln Trio is made up of Desiree Ruhstrat, violin, David Cunliffe, cello, and Marta Aznavoorian, piano, and was chosen to celebrate the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial celebration with President Barack Obama. They will delight sophisticated music lovers, young admirers of contemporary programs and students discovering chamber music for the first time. Performance at Island Community Church. Performance 7:30 p.m. Tickets online.
2/26/2020 Delicate Balance of Nature Lecture Series: Marrying Beauty & Sustainability in Creating a Garden
A sustainable garden can be achieved without compromising beauty or abandoning order. Careful thought, along with a knowledge of plants, strengthens the marriage of beauty and sustainability in garden design. Ann Lucey, of Anne Lucey Designs, will share information on how to create a garden that is functional, ecologically balanced and inviting. Informative lectures are held at the John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park visitor center and aquarium, mile marker 102.5 oceanside, from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m
An impressive collection of artwork and extraordinary sculpture by world-renowned artists Bill Mack and Gary Welton will be on exhibition, through March 1 at Key West Gallery, 601 Duval St. Bill Mack, artist of Presidents, Celebrities and Luminaries, premiers his Hollywood Collection. Mack will be making very special appearances at the gallery on Friday, Feb. 28 and Saturday, February 29 from 7:00pm - 11 p.m. The gallery is open every day from 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. RSVPs for the Artist Appearances a
Tournament anglers are to compete to catch the most inches of snook and redfish on fly in a challenge where 1 inch equals one point. Awards are to be given to the grand champion and runner-up, and to the anglers who catch the largest snook and redfish. The field is limited to 30 boats.