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Islamorada Events Calendar

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Known locally as the "Fall All-Tackle," the three-day fishing challenge attracts energized newcomers to face seasoned veterans, in a competitive format since 1970. Up to 25 participants can fish in the tournament. One angler per boat pairs with a licensed captain to vie for division winners' trophies. The three largest bonefish and three largest permit are to be scored by length, not weight.
Known locally as the "Fall All-Tackle," the three-day fishing challenge attracts energized newcomers to face seasoned veterans, in a competitive format since 1970. Up to 25 participants can fish in the tournament. One angler per boat pairs with a licensed captain to vie for division winners' trophies. The three largest bonefish and three largest permit are to be scored by length, not weight.
Each month's third Wednesday features this free-admission presentation series, starting at 7 p.m. Museum exhibits are open late (entry fee applies). This month's topic of "Florida Public Archeology Network" is presented by Mallory Fenn.
Each month's third Wednesday features this free-admission presentation series, starting at 7 p.m. Museum exhibits are open late (entry fee applies). This month's topic of "Florida Public Archeology Network" is presented by Mallory Fenn.
Female fishing fans can learn or polish angling skills during the award-winning weekend seminar. More than 8,000 female graduates have immersed themselves in the annual lighthearted yet skill-heavy curriculum to learn and hone abilities in offshore, bottom, inshore and fly fishing.
Female fishing fans can learn or polish angling skills during the award-winning weekend seminar. More than 8,000 female graduates have immersed themselves in the annual lighthearted yet skill-heavy curriculum to learn and hone abilities in offshore, bottom, inshore and fly fishing.
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.
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.
Tournament anglers are to compete to catch the most inches of snook and redfish on fly in a challenge where one inch equals one point. Awards are to be given to the series grand champion, the anglers who catch the largest snook and redfish and the king of the backcountry, among others.
Tournament anglers are to compete to catch the most inches of snook and redfish on fly in a challenge where one inch equals one point. Awards are to be given to the series grand champion, the anglers who catch the largest snook and redfish and the king of the backcountry, among others.
This lively event features a large group of people taking a road trip to party on the beach, night and day, for an entire weekend. The festivities consist of uniquely themed all-inclusive parties with complimentary drinks and food, parking and shuttle service over a three-day span in Islamorada.
This lively event features a large group of people taking a road trip to party on the beach, night and day, for an entire weekend. The festivities consist of uniquely themed all-inclusive parties with complimentary drinks and food, parking and shuttle service over a three-day span in Islamorada.
Floating greens, golf boats and biodegradable fish food balls highlight the annual "par-tee" on the water during the popular Conch Scramble charity golf tournament. Fans of golf and boating can expect to have a "hole" lot of fun honing their swings and raising money for charity one shot at a time. Up to 50 teams can enter this one-of-a-kind golf experience.
Floating greens, golf boats and biodegradable fish food balls highlight the annual "par-tee" on the water during the popular Conch Scramble charity golf tournament. Fans of golf and boating can expect to have a "hole" lot of fun honing their swings and raising money for charity one shot at a time. Up to 50 teams can enter this one-of-a-kind golf experience.
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.
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.
Anglers compete for prizes and trophies in this annual event targeting snook, redfish, bonefish, tarpon and permit. Proceeds benefit the Guides Trust Foundation. Highlights include a beachside barbecue and an awards banquet characteristic of Cheeca's casual elegance.
Anglers compete for prizes and trophies in this annual event targeting snook, redfish, bonefish, tarpon and permit. Proceeds benefit the Guides Trust Foundation. Highlights include a beachside barbecue and an awards banquet characteristic of Cheeca's casual elegance.
Underwater and outdoor enthusiasts, eco-­travelers and families are encouraged to celebrate the marine environment at Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium's annual event. Proceeds and donations from the festival support Mote Marine Laboratory's coral reef restoration and research programs. The family ­friendly fun will take place at the Islander Resort, A Guy Harvey Outpost, 82100 Overseas Hwy, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Join us for a day of fun, crafts, games, music, food, and shopping for all ages a
Underwater and outdoor enthusiasts, eco-­travelers and families are encouraged to celebrate the marine environment at Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium's annual event. Proceeds and donations from the festival support Mote Marine Laboratory's coral reef restoration and research programs. The family ­friendly fun will take place at the Islander Resort, A Guy Harvey Outpost, 82100 Overseas Hwy, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Join us for a day of fun, crafts, games, music, food, and shopping for all ages a
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.
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 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.
Join the Friday "Beer Mile" event, which is quite simple: 1 Mile and 4 Beers. Do you have what it takes? Saturday is the main event; there are to be cash prizes for the top 3 finishers for male/female in the half marathon and great awards for the top 3 finishers of the 10K.  In addition, prizes for those who place top 3 in their age groups for both races.  Register for all events online. Early-bird savings.
Join the Friday "Beer Mile" event, which is quite simple: 1 Mile and 4 Beers. Do you have what it takes? Saturday is the main event; there are to be cash prizes for the top 3 finishers for male/female in the half marathon and great awards for the top 3 finishers of the 10K.  In addition, prizes for those who place top 3 in their age groups for both races.  Register for all events online. Early-bird savings.
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.
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.
Recreation for teens in the Florida Keys can mean learning from experienced local captains and mates to tie a bimini or rig ballyhoo. One weekend each year anglers aged 16 and younger can apply such lessons in this competition. A maximum of six anglers is allowed per boat. Proceeds aid the Montessori Island School.
Recreation for teens in the Florida Keys can mean learning from experienced local captains and mates to tie a bimini or rig ballyhoo. One weekend each year anglers aged 16 and younger can apply such lessons in this competition. A maximum of six anglers is allowed per boat. Proceeds aid the Montessori Island School.

Big Pine and the Lower Keys News

The Official Florida Keys and Key West Web Site is your Premier Travel Guide to the Florida Keys: Key Largo, Islamorada, Marathon, Lower Keys, Key West. Accommodations, Real Estate, Diving & Snorkeling, Fishing & Boating, Museums & Tours, Restaurants & Bars, Theaters & Art Galleries, Events and more. Brought to you by the Monroe County Tourist Development Council.

FLORIDA KEYS — Encouraging environmentally responsible behaviors is a crucial element of the Florida Keys' commitment to protecting the region's natural resources, including the continental United States' only living coral barrier reef. Visitors can share in that commitment by following the "10 Keymandments." While the Bible's 10 Commandments advise people what NOT to do, the Keymandments advise travelers what they CAN do to have a meaningful, memorable vacation while respecting and helping
FLORIDA KEYS — Encouraging environmentally responsible behaviors is a crucial element of the Florida Keys' commitment to protecting the region's natural resources, including the continental United States' only living coral barrier reef. Visitors can share in that commitment by following the "10 Keymandments." While the Bible's 10 Commandments advise people what NOT to do, the Keymandments advise travelers what they CAN do to have a meaningful, memorable vacation while respecting and helping
It's believed that lionfish, a popular Indo-Pacific aquarium fish, was first released in Florida (Atlantic) waters during the 1980s. Now lionfish prey voraciously on invertebrates and over 70 species of domestic fish. These toothy coral reef fish, part of the scorpion fish family, have no natural reef predators except spearfishing humans. A consumption revolution, however, referred to by some as "lionfish karma," is ensuring that the voracious eaters are being eaten. Delicious and delicat
It's believed that lionfish, a popular Indo-Pacific aquarium fish, was first released in Florida (Atlantic) waters during the 1980s. Now lionfish prey voraciously on invertebrates and over 70 species of domestic fish. These toothy coral reef fish, part of the scorpion fish family, have no natural reef predators except spearfishing humans. A consumption revolution, however, referred to by some as "lionfish karma," is ensuring that the voracious eaters are being eaten. Delicious and delicat
Travelers are cautioned to take precautions to avoid illegal vacation rentals and/or internet-based scams aimed at those desiring to book vacation home rentals. Online rental scams and illegal rentals are a worldwide problem, according to authorities. In a typical scam, a deposit or full payment is taken via a mailed check, wire money transfer or PayPal. Individuals essentially are charged to stay in a rental property that does not actually exist. Fraudulent online listings often to appear
Travelers are cautioned to take precautions to avoid illegal vacation rentals and/or internet-based scams aimed at those desiring to book vacation home rentals. Online rental scams and illegal rentals are a worldwide problem, according to authorities. In a typical scam, a deposit or full payment is taken via a mailed check, wire money transfer or PayPal. Individuals essentially are charged to stay in a rental property that does not actually exist. Fraudulent online listings often to appear
FLORIDA KEYS -- Featuring vivid coral reefs teeming with exotic sea creatures, the Florida Keys offer a ready-made vacation paradise that attracts almost 800,000 snorkel and scuba aficionados each year who can't wait to get into the water and explore — even as first-timers. Snorkeling requires a mask, snorkel, fins for propulsion and inflatable snorkeling vest to enjoy a day of underwater sightseeing. Professional snorkel charters provide (and rent) equipment and offer simple instruction.
FLORIDA KEYS -- Featuring vivid coral reefs teeming with exotic sea creatures, the Florida Keys offer a ready-made vacation paradise that attracts almost 800,000 snorkel and scuba aficionados each year who can't wait to get into the water and explore — even as first-timers. Snorkeling requires a mask, snorkel, fins for propulsion and inflatable snorkeling vest to enjoy a day of underwater sightseeing. Professional snorkel charters provide (and rent) equipment and offer simple instruction.

Key West Events Calendar

The Official Florida Keys and Key West Web Site is your Premier Travel Guide to the Florida Keys: Key Largo, Islamorada, Marathon, Lower Keys, Key West. Accommodations, Real Estate, Diving & Snorkeling, Fishing & Boating, Museums & Tours, Restaurants & Bars, Theaters & Art Galleries, Events and more. Brought to you by the Monroe County Tourist Development Council.

Singer/Actress Morgan James is a Broadway performer with a soulful voice and a bent toward vintage-sounding R&B. An Idaho-native, James lived in several cities with her family before graduating from Johansen High School in Modesto, California where she studied voice and sang in the choir. After high school, she earned a Bachelor's of Music in Voice from The Juilliard School, in New York City. In 2010, James made her Broadway debut in The Adams Family alongside Nathan Lane and Bebe Neuwirth. In 2
Key West, known for its rich and diverse subtropical marine and bird life, welcomes a larger and furrier species. "Bears," "cubs" and their buddies are to prowl the island during a long weekend of activities in the popular LGBT vacation destination. A jam packed schedule of pool parties, tea dances, dance parties and amazing festivities of the gayest city in the world, the tropical paradise known as Key West! Shane Tate and Bear World Magazine have joined together with the Island House Resort.
This outrageous 10-day costuming and masking celebration features flamboyant masquerade competitions including one for pets, a headdress ball, exuberant promenades, street fairs and a grand parade that stars marching groups, island-style bands and lavish floats. The 2017 festival theme is "Time Travel Unravels."
Held in Key West's historic Bahama Village neighborhood, the lively Goombay is known for its island-style food, arts and crafts, nonstop live entertainment and dancing in the streets. Visitors can experience sights, sounds and flavors recalling Key West's Bahamian heritage. FREE event, noon to midnight both days.
While most will feel the comforting familiarity of the Billboard-charting hits, "Walk on the Ocean", "All I Want", "Something's Always Wrong", and "Fall Down", new fans will also be well familiar with their new hits such as "California Wasted" which continues to climb the charts. Show starts 8 p.m.
A dazzling event, the Smallest Parade in the Universe takes place at 6 p.m. at The Key West Theater. Entrants build tabletop size floats that bobble down a conveyor parade route and are later sold in auction. Benefits Monroe Association for ReMARCable Citizens, a charity supporting Monroe county intellectually challenged adults. Artists, craftsmen, model makers and creative types are encouraged to participate, making floats no larger than 18 inches!
This annual run raises money to provide free women's health screenings and services to uninsured or under-insured women in the Lower Keys. All funds raised stay in the Florida Keys community. The race starts at 8 a.m. at Salute on the Beach, 1000 Atlantic Blvd.
Super Boat International returns with teams from all around the world who compete April through October in the National Series Points races and conclude in November for the famous Key West World Championships. High-speed offshore powerboats race in Key West Harbor and surrounding waters to continue Key West's longstanding tradition in this annual challenge, known internationally as the Indianapolis 500 of powerboat racing. A portion of the 6.5-mile course runs through Key West Harbor, meaning sm
With his engaging mix of subdued flamenco guitar and South American percussion, rock, jazz, and pop influences, German guitarist Ottmar Liebert's "attitude" actually suppresses the more challenging and "dangerous" aspects of flamenco in favor of the romantic and the stylish. His feel for the music's innate sensuality and a gift for creating memorable melodies helped to bring flamenco to the mainstream. Show starts 8 p.m.
Showcasing films that exhibit excellence in storytelling, the festival's lineup is to feature screenings and special events hosted at landmark venues throughout Key West, including the San Carlos Institute, Studios of Key West and Key West Theater. The four-day program is to include several films from multiple genres and categories as well as social events with filmmakers, actors and film lovers.
An Evening With Vicki Roush, Laurie Breakwell & Danny Weathers. The Waterfront Playhouse will open their 78th Season with a trio of musical theater forces.
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.
The Lighted Bike Ride helps to gather the needed toys for the struggling, working families of Key West for the holidays. At the Holiday Helpers Store, eligible parents walk through the store, empowered by the ability to pick free, new toys their children will want instead of just allocating non-specific toys to parents. The ride is a family event beginning with a registration/checkin at 6 p.m. with the Lighted Bike Ride beginning at 7:00 p.m. Families and individuals with lighted and decorated
Over the course of six albums and a decade of touring, JJ Grey's grimy blend of front porch soul and down-home storytelling has taken him around the world and back again. Beating the streets on nearly every continent, he and his band Mofro have sewn a continuous thread of laying-it-on-the-line shows that move folks to dance and at times to tears. Show starts 8 p.m.
Experience non-stop racing action as Sea-Doo, Yamaha, and Kawasaki personal watercraft racers take to the water averaging 75 mph. This race is the final round in 2017 and serves as the overall championship for the PRO Enduro and International Amatuer Championship. Jetcross Jet Ski stand up races will also be a part of this family friendly event free to the public.
Celebrate Stock Island's culture and heritage with culinary offerings featuring fresh-off-the-boat seafood, wine and beer tastings, history and art studio tours, watersports, live music and other elements that showcase the eclectic island and its working waterfront.
The Key West Triathlon and Expo expects to host a maximum of 1,000 participants and some of the sport's best known triathletes; TRIKW allows you to bask in the warm weather and the waters of the Atlantic Ocean while the rest of the country is experiencing winter. Olympic and Sprint distances.
Grab a large helping of holiday cheer with this hilarious, madcap comedy! It's a cross between A Christmas Carol and Noises Off. Behind the scenes of a struggling theatre's annual slapdash production of A Christmas Carol, rehearsals are at a standstill. Tim is no longer Tiny, Scrooge wants to do the play in Spanish (Feliz Navidad), and their funding is on hold pending an inspection. This laugh out loud spoof makes for a night at the theatre that is anything but show business as usual. "Inspectin