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Tibetan Buddhist monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery return to the Upper Keys to share their ancient cultural teachings, artistic expressions and unique vocal chants with sacred instruments. A series of events include a Tibetan marketplace with handcrafted items.
Tibetan Buddhist monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery return to the Upper Keys to share their ancient cultural teachings, artistic expressions and unique vocal chants with sacred instruments. A series of events include a Tibetan marketplace with handcrafted items.
Each year the Florida Keys Concert Association presents a "Rising Star" in the classical music field.  Meet Pianist Youlan Ji, born in 1999 in Beijing, China.  At the age of four, she began studying the piano with her mother, and between the ages of nine and twelve, continued her piano studies with Professor Yuan Ling at the Affiliated Middle School of Central Conservatory of Music at Beijing.  In 2012, Youlan moved to New York to attend the Juilliard School's Pre-College Division, where she con
Each year the Florida Keys Concert Association presents a "Rising Star" in the classical music field.  Meet Pianist Youlan Ji, born in 1999 in Beijing, China.  At the age of four, she began studying the piano with her mother, and between the ages of nine and twelve, continued her piano studies with Professor Yuan Ling at the Affiliated Middle School of Central Conservatory of Music at Beijing.  In 2012, Youlan moved to New York to attend the Juilliard School's Pre-College Division, where she con
Presented by the Islamorada Fishing Club, the event is the last leg this year of the three-pronged Florida Keys Gold Cup Championship series and typically draws a field of up to 30 boat teams of elite sport fishermen. Kickoff is 1/29 and fishing day is 1/30. A total cash payout for a full field at the IFC Sailfish Tournament could reach $30,000.
Presented by the Islamorada Fishing Club, the event is the last leg this year of the three-pronged Florida Keys Gold Cup Championship series and typically draws a field of up to 30 boat teams of elite sport fishermen. Kickoff is 1/29 and fishing day is 1/30. A total cash payout for a full field at the IFC Sailfish Tournament could reach $30,000.
Sponsored by the Florida Keys Fishing Guides Association, this all-release event offers team and individual awards to anglers for bonefish, redfish and snook. Anglers fish the shallows of the Florida Keys and the saltwater fringes of the Everglades. Social events are to be headquartered at the Lorelei Restaurant & Cabana Bar.
Sponsored by the Florida Keys Fishing Guides Association, this all-release event offers team and individual awards to anglers for bonefish, redfish and snook. Anglers fish the shallows of the Florida Keys and the saltwater fringes of the Everglades. Social events are to be headquartered at the Lorelei Restaurant & Cabana Bar.
This regional charity competition raises monies to spay and neuter feral cats in the Upper Keys. Trophies are awarded to first-, second- and third-place teams, grand champion and runner-up grand champion anglers as well as for the largest dolphin fish, kingfish and tuna, among others.
This regional charity competition raises monies to spay and neuter feral cats in the Upper Keys. Trophies are awarded to first-, second- and third-place teams, grand champion and runner-up grand champion anglers as well as for the largest dolphin fish, kingfish and tuna, among others.
Founded in 2010, the Dash Duo, husband and wife trumpeters, has delighted audiences across the United States with their virtuoso performances. Joined by the Kassia Ensemble String Quartet, performance is at Island Community Church, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets online.
Founded in 2010, the Dash Duo, husband and wife trumpeters, has delighted audiences across the United States with their virtuoso performances. Joined by the Kassia Ensemble String Quartet, performance is at Island Community Church, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets online.
This week's topic, Bad Guys, Bullets and Boat Chases presented by Author and retired law enforcement officer Bob Lee. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with cash bar and snacks. Lecture is 6-7 p.m., including time for questions. Book signing to follow. Reservations should be made in advance. Lecture series runs October through May.
This week's topic, Bad Guys, Bullets and Boat Chases presented by Author and retired law enforcement officer Bob Lee. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with cash bar and snacks. Lecture is 6-7 p.m., including time for questions. Book signing to follow. Reservations should be made in advance. Lecture series runs October through May.
In this light-tackle challenge, awards await the grand champion team (boat), first runner-up and second runner-up team, captain and mate. Other awards are presented for the high-point angler; outstanding catch; largest tuna, dolphin fish; kingfish; and hard luck. Proceeds benefit Keys charities.
In this light-tackle challenge, awards await the grand champion team (boat), first runner-up and second runner-up team, captain and mate. Other awards are presented for the high-point angler; outstanding catch; largest tuna, dolphin fish; kingfish; and hard luck. Proceeds benefit Keys charities.
Headquartered at the Lorelei Restaurant & Cabana Bar, this fun fishing event is only for actively employed bartenders and restaurant employees. Trophies are awarded to individual anglers as well as the bar a team represents, with the huge perpetual trophy going to the winners along with bragging rights for the year.
Headquartered at the Lorelei Restaurant & Cabana Bar, this fun fishing event is only for actively employed bartenders and restaurant employees. Trophies are awarded to individual anglers as well as the bar a team represents, with the huge perpetual trophy going to the winners along with bragging rights for the year.
Join us on our march against cancer! From 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The walk/ registration begins at The Whistle Stop from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Entry fee is $25 and includes your poker hand. This is a "poker/pub run" style event where you will draw cards at additional locations. Finish line festivities will be held at the Islamorada Moose Lodge with music, food, libations, auctions, raffles, and more! Don your best bras! Prizes will be awarded for best bra woman and man, best couple, best team and also for
Join us on our march against cancer! From 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The walk/ registration begins at The Whistle Stop from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Entry fee is $25 and includes your poker hand. This is a "poker/pub run" style event where you will draw cards at additional locations. Finish line festivities will be held at the Islamorada Moose Lodge with music, food, libations, auctions, raffles, and more! Don your best bras! Prizes will be awarded for best bra woman and man, best couple, best team and also for
Cellist Nicholas Canellakis and pianist/composer Michael Brown combine masterpieces from the standard repertoire with original compositions and arrangements.  Hailed as "a pair of adventurous young talents" (Time Out New York), these artists with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center have been captivating audiences with their superb musicianship and thrilling performances. Performance at Island Community Church. Performance 7:30 p.m. Tickets online.
Cellist Nicholas Canellakis and pianist/composer Michael Brown combine masterpieces from the standard repertoire with original compositions and arrangements.  Hailed as "a pair of adventurous young talents" (Time Out New York), these artists with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center have been captivating audiences with their superb musicianship and thrilling performances. Performance at Island Community Church. Performance 7:30 p.m. Tickets online.
When Mt. Pelee on the Island of La Martinique in the French West Indies erupted, many ships at anchor in St. Pierre Bay were immediately burned and sunk. Learn about the fate of the island and its inhabitants. Presented by John Christopher Fine, author. Free presentation begins 7 p.m. Museum exhibits open until 5 p.m.
When Mt. Pelee on the Island of La Martinique in the French West Indies erupted, many ships at anchor in St. Pierre Bay were immediately burned and sunk. Learn about the fate of the island and its inhabitants. Presented by John Christopher Fine, author. Free presentation begins 7 p.m. Museum exhibits open until 5 p.m.
This week's topic, Florida's First Ladies, is to be presented by Author Peggy Macdonald. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with cash bar and snacks. Lecture is 6-7 p.m., including time for questions. Reservations should be made in advance. Lecture series runs October through May.
This week's topic, Florida's First Ladies, is to be presented by Author Peggy Macdonald. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with cash bar and snacks. Lecture is 6-7 p.m., including time for questions. Reservations should be made in advance. Lecture series runs October through May.
Showcasing the fine arts, music and culinary nuances of the Purple Isles, the Morada Way Arts & Cultural District features national and local artisans who are showcased in galleries at Morada Way between MM 81 and 82, as well as "culinary art" and live music from 6-9 p.m. Free admission. Art Walk is held the third Thursday of each month.
Showcasing the fine arts, music and culinary nuances of the Purple Isles, the Morada Way Arts & Cultural District features national and local artisans who are showcased in galleries at Morada Way between MM 81 and 82, as well as "culinary art" and live music from 6-9 p.m. Free admission. Art Walk is held the third Thursday of each month.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Florida Keys Community Concert Band Presents its 2019-2020 season at Islamorada Founders Park, Bayside, MM 87, Plantation Key. Performances are outdoors; no chairs provided. Starts at 4:00 p.m. Admission free for all concerts.
Florida Keys Community Concert Band Presents its 2019-2020 season at Islamorada Founders Park, Bayside, MM 87, Plantation Key. Performances are outdoors; no chairs provided. Starts at 4:00 p.m. Admission free for all concerts.
A cast of great singers with piano accompanist, will delight your ears and heart with wonderful arias and duets from your favorite operas.  FLKCA's opera highlights evenings are among the most highly anticipated events of the season. Performance at Island Community Church. Performance 7:30 p.m. Tickets online.
A cast of great singers with piano accompanist, will delight your ears and heart with wonderful arias and duets from your favorite operas.  FLKCA's opera highlights evenings are among the most highly anticipated events of the season. Performance at Island Community Church. Performance 7:30 p.m. Tickets online.
This week's topic, Above & Beyond: JFK and the Florida Pilots During the Cuban Missile Crisis, is to be presented by Author Michael Tougias. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with cash bar and snacks. Lecture is 6-7 p.m., including time for questions. Lecture series runs October through May.
This week's topic, Above & Beyond: JFK and the Florida Pilots During the Cuban Missile Crisis, is to be presented by Author Michael Tougias. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with cash bar and snacks. Lecture is 6-7 p.m., including time for questions. Lecture series runs October through May.
Third Thursday ArtWalks are held every month throughout the year, offering attendees live music, food and, of course, original art and hand-crafted jewelry, as well as pottery, sculptures and more! This monthly event, from 6-9 p.m., is a focal point of artistic expression, culinary and cultural awareness to the Upper Keys. Stroll through the Art District, sip some craft beers, eat local food, along a quarter-mile span of the Old Highway between the historical 1935 Hurricane Monument and the ico
Third Thursday ArtWalks are held every month throughout the year, offering attendees live music, food and, of course, original art and hand-crafted jewelry, as well as pottery, sculptures and more! This monthly event, from 6-9 p.m., is a focal point of artistic expression, culinary and cultural awareness to the Upper Keys. Stroll through the Art District, sip some craft beers, eat local food, along a quarter-mile span of the Old Highway between the historical 1935 Hurricane Monument and the ico
Music, art, food and fun complement this annual art show with nearly 100 artists and crafters, live music and a "Taste of the Islands" foodie competition. Free admission, festival hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Founder's Park, mile marker 87 bayside on Plantation Key. On-site parking for a $5 donation. Sponsored by the Islamorada Chamber of Commerce.
Music, art, food and fun complement this annual art show with nearly 100 artists and crafters, live music and a "Taste of the Islands" foodie competition. Free admission, festival hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Founder's Park, mile marker 87 bayside on Plantation Key. On-site parking for a $5 donation. Sponsored by the Islamorada Chamber of Commerce.
This music and art festival features local and guest artists performing on the shores of Florida Bay at the ICE Amphitheater at Founders Park, mile marker 87 on U.S. 1. Attendees can savor the sounds from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. from the hammock-like performance center set against the aqua waters of Florida Bay. Admission is $10 donation, $5 for students with ID. Proceeds go to Keys' student art and music scholarships. Seniors and kids under 17 admitted free.
This music and art festival features local and guest artists performing on the shores of Florida Bay at the ICE Amphitheater at Founders Park, mile marker 87 on U.S. 1. Attendees can savor the sounds from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. from the hammock-like performance center set against the aqua waters of Florida Bay. Admission is $10 donation, $5 for students with ID. Proceeds go to Keys' student art and music scholarships. Seniors and kids under 17 admitted free.
The Upper Keys competition is one of dozens of fishing events held each year whose proceeds benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
The Upper Keys competition is one of dozens of fishing events held each year whose proceeds benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Florida Keys Community Concert Band Presents its 2019-2020 season finale at Islamorada Founders Park, Bayside, MM 87, Plantation Key. Performances are outdoors; no chairs provided. Starts at 4:00 p.m. Admission free for all concerts.
Florida Keys Community Concert Band Presents its 2019-2020 season finale at Islamorada Founders Park, Bayside, MM 87, Plantation Key. Performances are outdoors; no chairs provided. Starts at 4:00 p.m. Admission free for all concerts.
For those who have always wanted to fish one of the classics, but couldn't wrangle an invitation, this is an old-school, 'downtown Islamorada' kind of tournament. True to the Herman Lucerne spirit of inclusiveness, the Tarpon Cup includes both a Guided and Unguided division. Limited to 20 teams, registration will open in October 2019. Organizers hope the HLM Tarpon Cup will soon be regarded as one of the classic parts of the Spring Florida Keys fishing tournament schedule.
For those who have always wanted to fish one of the classics, but couldn't wrangle an invitation, this is an old-school, 'downtown Islamorada' kind of tournament. True to the Herman Lucerne spirit of inclusiveness, the Tarpon Cup includes both a Guided and Unguided division. Limited to 20 teams, registration will open in October 2019. Organizers hope the HLM Tarpon Cup will soon be regarded as one of the classic parts of the Spring Florida Keys fishing tournament schedule.

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Local restaurants vie for top honors in appetizer, entrée and dessert categories. Attendees sample the culinary treats while judges pick the winners. The show is held from 4-7 p.m. at the Margaritaville Resort & Marina pier, 245 Front St. Event proceeds benefit the nonprofit Monroe Association for ReMARCable Citizens.
Top chefs and restaurateurs display culinary creativity and the Keys' indigenous cuisine in a flavorful schedule of events for food lovers. Highlights include the lively "Old Town Uncorked," neighborhood wine strolls, food and wine pairings, intriguing seminars, winemaker dinner series and a grand tasting.
Open between 1 - 3 p.m., the Sheriff's Animal Farm invites you to bring the family and visit the animals at the farm, including horses, a cow, pigs, goats, bunnies, alligators, tropical birds, a Kinkajou, Sloths, a Lemur, Kramer the Emu, a family of Patagonian Cavys, tortoises and turtles, snakes and many more. The farm is located just off of College Road, on Stock Island, at the Sheriff's Office Headquarters complex. The Animal Farm is open every second and fourth Sundays of the month. The Anim
Paddle with a purpose! Join the Blue Moon Crew from 3-5 p.m., helping beautify the Keys' waterways. Blue Moon Kayak Key West has adopted Cow Key Channel and encourages volunteers to help keep the waters crystal clear. Make an impact on your vacation by looking closely in the water, in the mangroves and on the beaches. Everyone can make a difference by picking up one, two, three or more pieces of plastic. Participants are educated on the different types of debris, how long each takes to decompose
Enjoy wine and spirit sampling and bottle and case pricing to stock your cellar. Enjoy a full bar, multiple food trucks and stalls and shop a curated outdoor market offering fine crafts, art and jewelry from talented Florida Keys makers. Listen to awesome local musicians, from 10 am to 2 pm at Clarence H. Higgs Memorial Beach. The market is conveniently located close to the free West Martello Tower botanical gardens, White Street Pier and of course, the alluring Atlantic ocean.
This new musical follows a female TV executive in the 1970s fighting to keep her variety show afloat, her star husband in check and temptation at bay. Under the direction of Murphy Davis, the script takes off, propelled by commanding performances and a whiff of classic TV nostalgia. Shows Tue-Sat Jan 28-Feb 1 & Feb 4-8, 8 p.m.
Meet Doug Frost, one of only three people in the world to have achieved Master Sommelier and Master of Wine distinctions, for a special screening of Gabriel Axel's Oscar-winning 1987 masterpiece, 'Babette's Feast.' The film is lauded as one of the most sumptuous all-time cinematic celebrations of food and wine. Doug will introduce the event and discuss the featured wines and their context. And, throughout the screening, attendees have the opportunity to taste similar wines to those being feature
Mile 0 Fest Key West is a "must see" music festival in the burgeoning Red Dirt & Americana music scene. Take in big shows at Truman Waterfront Park Amphitheatre, a state-of-the-art facility located blocks off the hopping streets of Duval, or get into a stripped down acoustic set with your favorite band leader at one of the theaters or bars off Duval. Many activities and memorable experiences await.
Key West is the largest historical district of wooden structures on the US Department of the Interior's National Register of Historic Places. The charm of Old Town can be attributed to the eclectic mix of over 3,000 wooden buildings constructed throughout the 19-Century; some of which were built in the Bahamas and brought to Key West. In her presentation, art historian Snow Philip will discuss the wide variety of styles and influences that led to Key West's unique architectural fusion. Snow live
Shallow water flats anglers and guides are invited to hook-up and fight their barracuda rivals. Event is to be headquartered at Hurricane Hole Marina, Stock Island. Prizes and trophies are to be awarded for top angler and guide in light tackle spin and fly divisions.
Ambition and music collide when legendary blues singer, Ma Rainey, brings her band together for a recording session.  An American Masterpiece. 1984 NY Drama Critics' Circle Award winner. Performance 7 p.m., VFW Post 168, 803 Emma St. Fringe Theater is Key West's community-focused theater providing unique opportunities for people to see and do theater. 
In honor of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth is this special presentation of his epic Symphony No. 9, with a full choir and the famous Ode to Joy finale. Also on the bill is Schumann's beloved Piano Concerto, featuring audience favorite, Svetlana Smolina on piano. Performance 6:30 p.m., Glynn R. Archer Center for the Performing Arts.
Canellakis-Brown Duo. Pianist and composer Michael Brown and cellist Nicholas Canellakis have been hailed as "a pair of adventurous young talents" by Time Out New York and lavishly praised by the New York Times as 'two outstanding musicians who are captivating audiences with innovative programs that combine masterpieces from the standard repertoire with original compositions and arrangements." The two highly acclaimed artists continue to pursue solo careers with performances in such venues as th
Find everything you need for your sweeties including wine & champagne by the bottle, beautiful jewelry, gifts and all the makings for a romantic dinner. Enjoy a full bar, coffee, smoothies, natural juices and cut fruit, multiple food trucks and stalls. Shop a curated outdoor market offering fine crafts, art and jewelry from talented Florida Keys makers; fresh produce, artisan cheeses, local seafood, honey, pickles and so much more. From 10 am to 2 pm at Clarence H. Higgs Memorial Beach. The mark
The time is 1959. The place is a seedy bar in Philadelphia. The audience is about to witness one of Billie Holiday's last performances, given four months before her death. More than a dozen musical numbers are interlaced with salty, often humorous reminiscences to project a riveting portrait of the lady and her music. Showtimes 7 p.m.
Part of TSKW Old Town New Folk Series. For thirty-plus years, Johnsmith has shared his music across America and abroad. With faded jeans, blue eyes, and an infectious smile, audiences get the sense of a man who simply loves life, his family and friends, and sharing songs and stories. Showtime 8 p.m., 533 Eaton St. Tickets $55 Preferred, $40 General ($10 discount for members - advance only)
Mandy Patinkin in Concert: DIARIES, presents the acclaimed actor / singer / storyteller in his most electrifying role: concert performer. "Mandy Patinkin is in the business of showstopping," raves The New Yorker, and that's exactly what he does in this powerful, passionate evening of song. DIARIES is a marriage of many of Mandy's favorite Broadway and classic American tunes, along with selections from his newest recordings on Nonesuch Records, Mandy Patinkin Diary January 2018 and Mandy Patinkin
Key West Burlesauqe presents a burlesque show of epic proportion! This "one night only" production will transport you out the earthly realm and into the kingdom of celestial and supreme beings. Key west burlesque favorites Tatah DuJour and Moana Amour are joined by a cast of local and nationally touring burlesque and variety performers who portray immortal deities with a wink and a smile! Doors open 7:30 p.m., show start 8 p.m., at the Key West Theater, 513 Eaton St.
Tour a series of elegant and unique private homes of Key West, ranging from exquisite restorations to creative renovations, and interior design that complements each. February and March tours are offered 10 am to 4 pm each day. Transportation between homes is not provided. Tickets are $35 in advance and $45 on tour days. Proceeds benefit the foundation's Oldest House Museum, grant and scholarship programs.
Meet the volunteers of the Key West Wildlife Center and discover how you can support this organization. Donations help fund wildlife rescue and rehabilitation programs. From 10 am to 2 pm at Clarence H. Higgs Memorial Beach. The market is conveniently located close to the free West Martello Tower botanical gardens, White Street Pier and of course, the alluring Atlantic ocean. Enjoy live music, a full bar, coffee, smoothies, natural juices and cut fruit, multiple food trucks and stalls offering e
With a six-decade career and 200 plus albums, this iconic Texan is the creative genius behind the historic recordings of Crazy, Red Headed Stranger, and Stardust. Willie Nelson has earned every conceivable award as a musician and amassed reputable credentials as an author, actor, and activist. He continues to thrive as a relevant and progressive musical and cultural force. Doors open 5:30 p.m., show starts 7 p.m. Tickets available online starting Friday, Nov. 22.
Nobel Prize-winning novelist, Tony Morrison, has given voice to Desdemona, one of Shakespeare's most mysterious women, in this inventive retelling of her murder by Othello. Music and movement will create a unique evening of performance theater. Performance at Aqua Side Bar, 504 Angela St. Fringe Theater is Key West's community-focused theater providing unique opportunities for people to see and do theater. 
In Nilo Cruz's Pulitzer Prize winning script, Juan Julian is hired to read to cigar factory workers as they hand roll cigars in Ybor City in the early 1900s. He introduces the cigar workers to Tolstoy's Anna Karenina, sparking romance and its inherent madness. Anna celebrates the cultural history of Cuban immigrants, and an era of sultry tropical nights shrouded in cigar smoke. Shows Wed-Sat Feb 19-22 & Feb 26-29, 8 p.m.
From Nairobi to Newark, Kool & the Gang has performed continuously longer than any R&B group in history and their bulletproof funk and jazzy arrangements have also made them the most sampled R&B band of all time. Village People is considered the greatest disco group in the world, their music part of the international songbook. Victor Willis who was Village People before Village People even existed returned with a fresh re-boot of the group. Doors open 5:30 p.m. at Key West Amphitheater, 21 Quay
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.
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
Feel like running across a bridge in the Florida Keys without waking up early or breaking a sweat? From 10AM to 2PM, join zany-dressed participants for the world's only Zero K across one of the shortest bridges in the Keys. The event is free to watch.
Whether at the solo piano, with a 12-piece 'big band' or an 80 piece orchestra, Tesh's ability to create a unique journey for concert fans with music and storytelling has taken him from the Red Rocks Amphitheater and the Coliseum in Rome to Carnegie Hall and The Kennedy Center. John's live television concerts, including the seminal 'Live at Red Rocks,' have raised more than 20 million dollars for Public Television. Doors open 7 p.m., show starts 8 p.m. Tickets available starting 6/26/19.
Come learn about the benefits of reducing our carbon footprint and becoming more sustainable in our community. Please ride your bike and BYOB (bring your own bag). Enjoy a full bar, coffee, smoothies, natural juices and cut fruit, multiple food trucks and stalls offering eat-here or take-away. Shop a curated outdoor market offering fine crafts, art and jewelry from talented Florida Keys makers. Stock your pantry and fridge with fresh produce, artisan cheeses, local seafood, honey, pickles and so
Part of TSKW Old Town New Folk Series. Tom Rush's shows are filled with the rib-aching laughter of terrific storytelling, the sweet melancholy of ballads and the passion of gritty blues. Although he's known for his live performances, Rush's albums are also legendary; The Circle Game, according to Rolling Stone, ushered in the singer/songwriter era. Showtime 8 p.m., 533 Eaton St. Tickets $55 Preferred, $40 General ($10 discount for members - advance only).
Based on the smash-hit movie; a heartwarming, uplifting adventure of three friends, Tick, Bernadette and Adam, played by Christopher Peterson, Dave Bootle and Connor Cook, searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they ever could have ever dreamed of. With a hit parade of dance floor favorites including "It's Raining Men," "I Will Survive," "Hot Stuff," "Boogie Wonderland," "Go West," "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun," and "I Love The Nightlife," this wildly fresh and funny musica
An island tradition for over 50 years, this unique contest celebrates the historic importance of conch in the Keys and features contestants in several age categories attempting to make "music" with fluted conch shells. Contest located in the garden of the Oldest House, 322 Duval Street, free and open to all ages. Registration begins at 10 a.m., contest starts at noon.
Masterworks III boldly integrates the old classical music and the new, bringing together in one evening two preeminent composers of different eras: Ellen Zwilich's world premiere Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, featuring renowned GRAMMY® Award-winning cellist Zuill Bailey; and Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 5, known as the "Reformation." The 250th Anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven's birth continues with his The Consecration of the House Overture, commissioned to celebrate the opening of a Vienna
Natalia Kazaryan, pianist and Impromptu's 2020 "Rising Star", has performed at a number of prestigious venues across Europe. She has received top prizes from the Eastman Young Artists International, Kosciuszko Foundation Chopin, and the New York piano competitions as well as the Concours FLAME and Concours international de piano d'Ile de France. She studied at The Juilliard School and recently completed her doctoral studies at the University of Michigan. All Impromptu Classical Concerts are at 4
Make your way to Sunset Green Event Lawn for what is sure to be an epic night of live music with a rock legend! Enjoy a good old-fashioned lunch-bucket rock & roll show that includes signature hits like "Get A Haircut", "I Drink Alone", "One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer", "Move It On Over", "Who Do You Love" and the definitive badass anthem "Bad To The Bone," among others. Sunset Green is situated between 24 North Hotel and The Gates Hotel. Gates open 5:30 p.m., show starts 7 p.m.
Key West Artisan Market reminds you to 'Spring Forward', set your clocks and don't miss the market, conveniently located close to the free West Martello Tower botanical gardens, White Street Pier and of course, the alluring Atlantic ocean.  Please ride your bike and BYOB (bring your own bag). Enjoy a full bar, coffee, smoothies, natural juices and cut fruit, multiple food trucks and stalls offering eat-here or take-away. Shop a curated outdoor market offering fine crafts, art and jewelry from ta
A charity flats-and-fly-only tournament with a twist - in addition to catch and release, anglers earn extra points for tagging their caught fish. Held at the Key West Yacht Harbor Marina on Stock Island.
The Tony Award®-winning revival that exhilarated Broadway is now on tour across North America. With a soul-raising, Grammy-winning® score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, The Color Purple is an unforgettable and intensely moving revival of an American classic. Showtimes 8 p.m., Tennessee Williams Theater, 5901 College Rd.
Witness the evolution of a script by one of Key West's singular talents. Writer/Director Mike Marrero, whose provocative comedy Alligator Alley premiered at The Studios last year, presents a public table reading of his latest script, and then a lightly produced show a week later. Two shows, March 12 & 19, 8 p.m.
Tour a series of elegant and unique private homes of Key West, ranging from exquisite restorations to creative renovations, and interior design that complements each. February and March tours are offered 10 am to 4 pm each day. Transportation between homes is not provided. This is a walking or biking tour. Tickets are $35 in advance and $45 on tour days. Proceeds benefit the foundation's Oldest House Museum, grant and scholarship programs.
It's back! A Fabulous evening, featuring the cast of Pricilla Queen of the Desert, pulling their favorite songs out of a trunk and sharing them with you! Showtime 7 p.m.
Come do some sampling of some tasty Keys-based products and a full selection at the bar. If beer's not your thing we've got bloody's, mimosas along with a full bar and multiple food trucks and stalls offering eat-here or take-away.  Please ride your bike and BYOB (bring your own bag). Enjoy a full bar, coffee, smoothies, natural juices and cut fruit, multiple food trucks and stalls offering eat-here or take-away. Shop a curated outdoor market offering fine crafts, art and jewelry from talented F
A James Joyce professor journeys to Dublin to find his "almost love of a lifetime" from 35 years ago. A shift in time provides him more than just an opportunity to reminisce. If you could go back, would you? Performance 7 p.m. at BCG at Bayview Park. Fringe Theater is Key West's community-focused theater providing unique opportunities for people to see and do theater. 
It's a party. It's a concert. It's a pint-filled good time set in a working pub (free beer anyone?) that combines hair-raising harmonies, high-energy dance, and live percussion with foot-stomping choreography. Showtime 8 p.m., Tennessee Williams Theater, 5901 College Rd.
The Calidore String Quartet's "deep reserves of virtuosity and irrepressible dramatic instinct" (New York Times) and "balance of intellect and expression" (Los Angeles Times) have won them accolades across the globe and firmly established them as one of the finest chamber music ensembles performing today. All Impromptu Classical Concerts are at 4:00 PM at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 401 Duval St. in Old Town.
Underwater and outdoor enthusiasts, eco-travelers and families are encouraged to celebrate the marine environment at Mote Marine Laboratory's annual event. Proceeds and donations from the festival support Mote's coral reef restoration and research programs. The family-friendly fun will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary's Eco-Discovery Center and Truman Waterfront, 35 E Quay Road.
Come learn about the benefits of reducing our carbon footprint and becoming more sustainable in our community. Please ride your bike and BYOB (bring your own bag). Enjoy a full bar, coffee, smoothies, natural juices and cut fruit, multiple food trucks and stalls offering eat-here or take-away. Shop a curated outdoor market offering fine crafts, art and jewelry from talented Florida Keys makers. Stock your pantry and fridge with fresh produce, artisan cheeses, local seafood, honey, pickles and so
Following an apocalyptic event in 2022, Tony-nominated Broadway star Bryce Pinkham finds himself stranded, coming to terms with his fate and the fate of humanity. Bryce passes the time attempting to perform the entirety of Singin in the Rain, determined to 'make em laugh' all the way to the end. Shows 8 p.m.
If one man's junk is another man's treasure, then the late Key Largo folk artist Stanley Papio was a treasure hunter extraordinaire. Fans of "outsider art" can celebrate the renegade metal sculptor's legacy with a people-powered parade of mobile sculptures crafted in the spirit of his extraordinary creations. The Papio Kinetic Sculpture Parade (April 4) features colorful sculptural floats, tricycles with exotically costumed riders, fantastically decorated bicycles and other moving works of art —
No matter the change in personnel within the band, The Temptations have remained true to The Tempta-tions tradition. The Temps began their musical life in Detroit in the early sixties. It wasn't until 1964 however, that the Smokey Robinson written-and-produced "The Way You Do the Things You Do" turned the guys into stars. Make your way to Sunset Green Event Lawn situated between 24 North and The Gates ho-tel's on North Roosevelt Blvd. to catch one of the country's most legendary bands to come o
Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium will be on hand to help you learn ways we can protect our most precious resources and promote the Mote Marine Ocean Fest celebration. Please ride your bike and BYOB (bring your own bag). Enjoy a full bar, coffee, smoothies, natural juices and cut fruit, multiple food trucks and stalls offering eat-here or take-away. Shop a curated outdoor market offering fine crafts, art and jewelry from talented Florida Keys makers. Stock your pantry and fridge with fresh produ
Part of TSKW Old Town New Folk Series. Described as "one of the best acoustic pickers on the scene today," Morin plays with a deft finger style and melodic vocals that veer from elation to gritty world-weariness. Morin's inimitable style is often characterized as acoustic Native Americana, blending qualities of blues, bluegrass, jazz, jam, reggae, and dance. Showtime 8 p.m., 533 Eaton St. Tickets $35 General ($10 discount for members - advance only).
After more than four decades together, 38 SPECIAL continues to bring their signature blast of Southern Rock to over 100 cities a year. And at each and every show, thousands of audience members are amazed by the explosive power of the band's performance. Doors open 5:30 p.m., show starts 7 p.m, at Sunset Green Event Lawn, 3820 N. Roosevelt Blvd.
With activities such as a lighthearted sea battle featuring tall ships, the Conch Republic's 10-day birthday party showcases the independent and eccentric spirit that characterizes the Florida Keys.
The spectacular season concludes with Stravinsky's mythical and rarely performed full ballet score of The Firebird; renowned British composer Frederick Delius' only Piano Concerto, featuring internationally acclaimed pianist Mark Bebbington; and Beethoven's spirited Coriolan Overture. Performance 7:30 p.m., Tennessee Williams Theatre, 5901 College Rd.
As part of the Into the Stars headlining tour, the New Orleans-based, eight-piece American rock band The Revivalists are to perform at Coffee Butler Key West Amphitheater at Truman Waterfront Park, 35 East Quay Rd. The soulful alt-rock anthems on their latest album translate into a live powerhouse of a performance, complete with soaring pedal steel guitar, pounding percussion, irresistible horns and topped off with charismatic front man David Shaw's undeniable voice. Special guests include Steph
Celebrate with the Conch Republic at the last market of the season! Please ride your bike and BYOB (bring your own bag). Enjoy a full bar, coffee, smoothies, natural juices and cut fruit, multiple food trucks and stalls offering eat-here or take-away. Shop a curated outdoor market offering fine crafts, art and jewelry from talented Florida Keys makers. Stock your pantry and fridge with fresh produce, artisan cheeses, local seafood, honey, pickles and so much more. From 10 am to 2 pm at Clarence
37 plays in 97 minutes! It's irreverent. It's fast paced. It's laugh out loud funny. Shakespeare? Exactly. Performance 7 p.m. at TBA location. Fringe Theater is Key West's community-focused theater providing unique opportunities for people to see and do theater.