Event calendar courtesy of fla-keys.com
The Tourism & Development Council of the Florida Keys
The History of Diving Museum is proud to celebrate 15 Years of History as a museum in the Florida Keys. Christopher S. Dutton, Esq., chair of the Museum's Board of the Directors, has been affiliated with HDM since 2007. Chris will provide a timeline of how the museum came into existence and share many of the stories, told and untold, along the way. You won't want to miss this virtual presentation and take a deep dive into what makes HDM such a great place!
Enjoy a fundraising event for the Keys' Montessori School, featuring a local Key West artist Susan Beskowitz, Master of Fine Arts. From 6-8 p.m., at Stone Soup Gallery at 802 White St. Art supplies including an 11x14 canvas with acrylic paints, wine and appetizers are included in $50 pp cost.
The Bi Bawdy Boo-lesque Show runs for two evening performances featuring Amour along with a hit-list of favorite local performers, international burlesque superstars, amazing aerial acrobats, and all your favorite Frightening characters including vampires and vixens, monsters and more. Doors open 7:30 p.m., performance starts at 8 p.m., at Key West Theater, 512 Eaton St. Seating is to be socially distanced. Masks are to be worn inside the theater.
Aspiring anglers can learn, practice skills and go fishing at the award-winning weekend in the Sport Fishing Capital of the World. Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies Let's Go Fishing Foundation, the "No-Yelling School of Fishing" offers classroom presentations, two networking events, hands-on skill practice and optional charter boat fishing. Classes will be held at the waterfront Elks Lodge in Tavernier. No equipment or experience is necessary. Pre-registration required; limited spots, COVID-19 safe
Capping an eight-week "Community Wins" fundraising campaign for local nonprofit organizations, the talent extravaganza is to include donation opportunities to help provide housing assistance to residents impacted by COVID-19. Fantasy Fest aficionados can enjoy a small-scale virtual version of Fantasy Fest's traditional Duval Street parade of exotically decorated floats. Unique miniature floats are to take center stage in the 7-9 p.m. Float entries are to be "PG-13" rated, and may include lights
Join the Lower Keys Guides' Association for this fundraising catch and release tournament whose target species are permit, bonefish and barracuda. This three-day event is open to all anglers and is a fundraiser for the Guides Trust Foundation, which provides funds to guides recovering from an illness or injury. The tournament kickoff on Thursday includes a silent auction and rules pick up. Fishing begins on Friday morning and wraps up on Saturday evening with an outdoor barbecue at the Sugarloaf
Join the Florida Keys SPCA to benefit the homeless animals of the Lower Keys! Their biggest event of the year is going virtual for 2020! Gather to celebrate the animals right from your homes, from 6-9 p.m. to showcase local talent, adoptable animals and more. Enjoy the infamous silent auction of 500+ items available to bid on and win online! All the same amazing items that are donated annually to this fun event can be yours! A live auction for luxury and must-have items during the streamed even
The Key West Business Guild, the nation's oldest LGBTQ marketing organization celebrating its 42nd anniversary, proudly presents "Pride Follies" at the Key West Theater, 512 Eaton St. Follies, highlighting the island's legendary celebration of diversity, stars lively local entertainment featuring the best (and sometimes the worst) of the performing arts community. The Follies will be Emceed and directed by 2017 Fantasy Fest Queen Destiny Montgomery; doors open 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m.
Join the photographers behind the beautiful images of the forthcoming America's Marine Sanctuaries: A Photographic Exploration, due out on October 20 from Smithsonian Books, for a unique, intimate look beyond the camera lens. Each session will feature an expert ocean photographer sharing their stories of getting the perfect shot, finding their inspiration, and answering your photography questions. The Nov. 10 event, from 7-8 p.m. (ET), features Key Largo's own world-famous underwater photograph
Anglers compete for prizes and trophies in this annual event targeting snook, redfish, bonefish, tarpon and permit. The tournament salutes war heroes and proceeds benefit the Guides Trust Foundation. This tournament was inspired by the 41st U.S. President George Bush and honors war heroes in the esteemed competition over Veteran's Day weekend.
Enjoy an entertaining virtual event that will engage a broad audience through unlimited free participation. Guests can celebrate the Keys History & Discovery Center from the comfort of home and enjoy a program featuring exciting special guest appearances and a live virtual auction. Register for this free, virtual event online. Keys History & Discovery Center is a world-class museum that preserves and shares the incredible history of our Upper Keys community and explores the unique ecology of the
Hosted by the History of Diving Museum, as part of its monthly free lecture series. Join Kylie Smith PhD, the Co-Founder and Project Manager for I.CARE as she explains the challenges coral reefs in Islamorada are facing, research being done and how to get involved with clean up dives, coral outplanting trips, and monitoring trips. Virtual presentation starts 7 p.m.