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Upper Keys

  • Gear up for a night of Southern charm and elegance as Habitat for Humanity of the Upper Keys proudly presents its 21st annual cocktail party with a Kentucky Derby theme. Guests are encouraged to don their most dashing Derby attire. For ladies, that includes those......

  • The center welcomes Thomas Lockyear, manager of the Museum of the Everglades in Everglades City, for a presentation on how the building of Tamiami Trail, the road across the Everglades, changed South Florida. Advance registration required. $10 for in-person attendance; $5 virtual. Doors open at......

  • The Morada Way Arts & Cultural District’s Third Thursday Art Walk in Islamorada is the organization’s landmark, monthly event. On the Third Thursday of each month, Keys-inspired fine artists, vendors, residents, and visitors congregate on Morada Way in Islamorada to celebrate the arts and culture......

  • This fundraising celebration honors the remarkable legacy of Henry Flagler with an evening filled with elegance. Guests will enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a special appearance by George Matthew, Henry Flagler’s grandson. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the museum, located at the Islander Resort, miles......

  • Hosted at the Islander Resort, mile marker 82 oceanside, this annual fundraising event for College of the Florida Keys is a fun evening with dinner, drinks, a live band and virtual silent auction. Costumes are encouraged, especially pirates and mermaids!...

  • Join in the fun at the brewery’s annual Fat Tuesday celebration. MEAT Eatery will be serving traditional Cajun cuisine and there will also be tacos from Taco Jalisco. Don’t miss the Girl Scout Cookies and Beer pairing — a flight of 5 beers paired with......

  • Join the brewery crew for a super fun day from 1 p.m. until 10 p.m. filled with live music, food trucks, face painting, special release local beers, island vibes and good times. Iguana races take place at 5 p.m. with proceeds supporting Upper Keys Humane......

  • Islamorada Running Company kicks off the inaugural St. Paddy’s 5k and 10k run event along the Old Highway in Islamorada, followed by a party at Florida Keys Brewing Company, 81611 Old Highway. $40 for the 5k; $50 for the 10k....

  • The Wind Games are a three-day adventure at Whale Harbor filled with friendly competitions, live music and good vibes for all ages. Check-in, warm ups and an evening opening party take place Friday. A variety of fun and exciting races in the categories of kits,......

  • In this annual all-release competition, organized by the Florida Keys Fishing Guides Association, anglers target three species – bonefish, redfish and snook. The tournament benefits the Florida Keys Fishing Guides Foundation and the Guides Trust Foundation, organizations that provide funds to people in the local......

  • The free Florida Keys Community Concert Band performance on Sat. April 27 is themed: “Sci-Fi Serenade.” The program includes selections from “Music of the Spheres” along with space movie music. Come dressed to impress in your sci-fi best for an out-of-this-world costume contest.Bring chairs and......

  • Bring your chairs and pillows for a night of great music during this Outlaw Country edition of Beats on the Bay. Grammy-winning songwriter Kendell Marvel entertains with his supersized vocals on songs mixing country and roadhouse rock and roll. Gates open at 5 p.m. with......

  • The Buccaneer Blast Regatta hosts hundreds of youth sailors racing in Optimists, Lasers and 420 class craft. Races take place this year at Founders Park, mile marker 87 bayside, with racing action on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday from 9:30 a.m.......

  • The Morada Way Arts & Cultural District’s Third Thursday Art Walk in Islamorada is the organization’s landmark, monthly event. On the Third Thursday of each month, Keys-inspired fine artists, vendors, residents, and visitors congregate on Morada Way in Islamorada to celebrate the arts and culture......

  • The Islamorada stop on the popular national fishing seminar series hosted by George Poveromo takes place Sat. Jan. 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Coral Shores High School, mile marker 89.9. This is the 37th year that Poveromo, host of “George Poveromo’s World......

  • Join Surfrider Florida Keys, Odyssey Earth Films and the National Park Service for “Fueling Change,” an evening of film screenings and discussion about the Everglades and the role that fire plays in conservation. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Safe Harbor Angler House, mile marker 80.5......

  • Dust off your boots, grab cowboy hat and put on your bling to attend the “Denim & Diamonds” fundraising event for Islamorada’s Treasure Village Montessori charter school. This adults-only, 21+ event promises an evening of unforgettable fun with live music by the Coconut Cowboys, line......

  • Leaders of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary’s Iconic Reef Guardians Program lead a discussion on how scuba divers and snorkelers can be empowered to support coral restoration and become stewards of the sanctuary’s Mission: Iconic Reef sites. Register online for either the 7 p.m.......

  • Browse vendor booths offering fine art, original crafts, plants, a bake sale and more while listening to live music at the annual Art Under the Oaks event in the gardens at San Pedro Catholic Church, mile marker 89.5 bayside. Find refreshments at a variety of......

  • Florida Keys Community Concert Band performs animal-themed music beginning at 4 p.m. with a free performance themed: “Where the Wild Things Are.” There will be special treats and activities for dogs and families in attendance including animal balloons and a pet parade, along with adoptable......

Middle Keys

  • Pigeon Key has scheduled a Movie by the Sea for Friday night, March 1, featuring Moana, the epic adventure of an energetic teenage girl who is keen to set sail on a mission to save the people of her island. Combo Pigeon Key Express train-plus-movie......

  • The aquarium holds its first New Moon party Friday from 5:30 to 8 p.m. with free admission. Enjoy live music, beer and wine at happy hour prices and appetizers....

  • There are no groundhogs in the Florida Keys, but there are conchs! Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters celebrates “Ground Conch” Day by consulting with its resident mollusk meteorologist in its shallow water tank. If it sees its shadow, there will be 6 more weeks of winter......

  • Forget the princesses you think you know. Snow White and her posse of disenchanted princesses are not happy with the way they’ve been portrayed in today’s pop culture, so in this musical production, they’ve come to life to set the record straight. This new musical......

  • Cirque Ma’Ceo is an equine spectacular showcasing the most beautiful horses and human artists performing mesmerizing aerial dancing combined with exotic horses in a high energy acrobatic stunt show. Performances at begin at 7 p.m. nightly at San Pablo Catholic Church, 871 122nd Street. Ticket......

  • Now in its second year, this spectacular race event from Race World Offshore offers excitement and heart-pounding action in the Gulf of Mexico, with viewing of the entire race course available from the pedestrian-friendly Old Seven Mile Bridge. The race is the kick-off event in......

  • The annual ONE WEEKEND ONLY Variety Show and Silent Auction takes place each evening Feb. 8, 9 and 10, featuring actors, dancers and singers from the theatre and the Marathon community. Doors open each night at 5 p.m. for the silent auction, followed at 7......

  • February’s free fishing seminar, hosted by The Tackle Box and presented by JohnnyJigs Custom Saltwater Jigs and Tackle, teaches you all about the gear and techniques for slow pitch jigging. Doors open at 5:30; seminar starts at 6 p.m....

  • Recognized as one of the world’s finest piano ensembles this delightful piano trio is based in Copenhagen, Denmark and consists of Danish pianist Jens Elvekjaer and South Korean sisters Soo-Jin Hong on violin and Soo-Kyung Hong on cello. The first performance is 7:30 p.m. Monday,......

  • Each year the series brings a future star of the classical music world. Eric Lu won First Prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition in 2018 at the age of 20, then signed an exclusive contract with Warner Classics, and has since collaborated with some......

  • The concert association presents two performances by this energetic, young, prize-winning ensemble is on a meteoric rise. They are currently in residence at the New England Conservatory’s Professional String Quartet program. They are as exciting to watch as they are to hear. The first performance......

  • For years, the Florida Keys Council of the Arts has gathered mini-canvases from area artists to create one large Keys art mural/mosaic for its annual Connections Project. This year, the council will create five separate murals and, at each one of five opening receptions in......

  • The comedy classic, Neil Simon’s Barefoot in the Park, plays at the theatre Jan. 11 through 27th. This story is sure to leave you smiling all night long. Ticket price is $28 pre-tax. Shows run Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. through Jan. 27th,......

  • Join rangers at Curry Hammock State Park for a First Day Hike! The hike does not start at the main park entrance. Meet the ranger at 10 a.m. 1 mile south of the entrance on the Gulf side of at 56199 Overseas Highway. The hike......

  • Mark the occasion with a chef-made prix fixe dinner menu at Lighthouse Grill from 5 to 10 p.m. featuring pork tenderloin, mushroom Wellington and lobster thermidor. Dinner reservations are required. After dinner, there is to be a “dropping the anchor” from the lighthouse celebration with......

  • You’re invited to spend an evening solving a mysterious crime while sipping on your beverage of choice. The fun begins at 7 p.m., presented by Keys Mystery Theatre. Tickets are $35, available at the Crane Point gift shop. 5550 Overseas Highway....

  • Marathon Community Cinema is pleased to welcome everyone back to the movies with a free small popcorn with the purchase of any beverage. This applies to the 7 p.m. showings of Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom on Dec. 29, 30 and 31 and the Sunday......

  • The Marathon Seafood Festival is the premier event for delicious fresh seafood and entertainment in the Florida Keys. There is to be live music throughout the festival weekend, games for children and adults, raffle giveaways, and over 200 vendors selling jewelry, clothing, art, boats and......

  • Club MCT is back with an Ugly Christmas Sweater-themed, age 21 and over dance party! Dance the night away from 8 p.m. until midnight with music by DJ Trae Dae. Tickets $15, available online in advance or cash at the door. 5101 Overseas Highway....

  • Jingle all the way with host J.J. Mills at this month’s Drag Queen Bingo event. Holiday-themed costumes are welcome but not required. If you choose to dress up, you can strut your holiday stuff by walking the runway. 5 to 7 p.m. Tickets $10 for......

Lower Keys

  • A poignant and devastatingly honest look at love and loss between two artists whose first date and last goodbye take place over five years. The musical’s innovative structure takes us through their story from start to finish (and finish to start). This show has strong......

  • Dave Mason, legendary guitarist and founding member of Traffic, plays solo March 12 at 8 p.m. Limited tickets available. 512 Eaton St....

  • This special evening in the cabaret promises to captivate audiences with soul-stirring renditions of Joni Mitchell’s most beloved songs, including A Case of You and Big Yellow Taxi. Renowned singer and guitarist Jillian Todd headlines the event with her unique talent and heartfelt interpretations. Tickets......

  • Shop a curated outdoor market displaying delicious culinary creations, fine crafts, art and jewelry from talented Florida Keys makers. Listen to awesome local musicians, meet talented local authors and support the market’s featured cause. This week, the market highlights the work of May Sands Montessori......

  • Foreigner’s Farewell Tour stops in Key West on Sun., March 10th for a performance at Coffee Butler Amphitheater. The group is to perform greatest hits, like “Juke Box Hero,” “Cold As Ice,” and “Hot Blooded.” Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Show starts at 7 p.m.......

  • The public is welcome at the opening of the new juried exhibit, “Shadow & Light,” from 5 to 8 p.m. to celebrate the over 50 participating Keys artists who contributed works in a variety of mediums that capture the natural light of the Florida Keys.......

  • Key West Art & Historical Society partners with Papa’s Pilar Rum Company for a Tennessee Williams-themed cocktail class. Each guest will have their own creative space that includes all the tools (shaker, strainer, jigger etc.) and ingredients needed to create special rum-based cocktails in honor......

  • The College of the Florida Keys’ V-I-P Speaker Series features a presentation on the effects of global warming on wildlife by Keys’ veterinarian Dr. Doug Mader. He’ll touch on the impacts that increasing temperatures have had on sea turtles and other wildlife. 7 p.m. at......

  • This fundraising event to benefit the Tennessee Williams Museum is themed around Tennessee Williams’ Tony Award-winning play and the subsequent film adaptation, filmed in Key West. Guests are encouraged to don red rose apparel, with prizes for the most creative interpretation. There is to be......

  • Shop a curated outdoor market displaying delicious culinary creations, fine crafts, art and jewelry from talented Florida Keys makers. Listen to awesome local musicians, meet talented local authors and support the market’s featured cause. This week, the always pet-friendly market celebrates the Florida Keys SPCA......

  • Shop a curated outdoor market displaying delicious culinary creations, fine crafts, art and jewelry from talented Florida Keys makers. Listen to awesome local musicians, meet talented local authors and support the market’s featured cause. This week, the market celebrates the Monroe Association for ReMARCable Citizens......

  • In celebration of Tennessee Williams, the Pulitzer-prize winning literary icon that moved to Key West in 1949 and remained a resident for 34 years, the Key West Art & Historical Society hosts an annual ‘Tennessee Williams Key West Festival,’ a month-long series of arts and......

  • This special tour by museum curator Dennis Beaver features a detailed look into the filming of The Rose Tattoo in Key West. Participants will learn about objects in the museum and how they related to Williams, his play and the filming that took place in......

  • The chance to explore a rare open-air “living museum” and view and purchase unique plants awaits nature lovers Saturday, March 2, during “GardenFest Key West: The Green Market Place” at the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden.Docent-led tours are to guide visitors through the......

  • Make a splash for a cause that matters on Super Bowl Sunday, rain or shine at 12 noon behind Salute Restaurant at Higgs Beach, 1100 Atlantic Blvd. Dive into the 14th year of this beloved plunge, embracing the joy of supporting the essential services provided......

  • “Paint the Music and Dance the Paint,” a new exhibition of contemporary Cuban Art curated by Alaen Ledesma Fernandez, opens with a reception Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Historic Gato Building in Key West at 1100 Simonton St. The collective exhibition represents......

  • Shop a curated outdoor market displaying delicious culinary creations, fine crafts, art and jewelry from talented Florida Keys makers. Listen to awesome local musicians, meet talented local authors and support the market’s featured cause. This week, let’s get ready to rumble with the Super Bowl......

  • People and their pups are invited to register from 12 to 1 p.m. at one of two locations — Hank’s Hair of the Dog Salon at 409 Caroline St. or Tattoos & Scars at 512 Green St. — then at 1 p.m. stroll to all......

  • Nature lovers can tour the lush and verdant gardens surrounding four private Key West homes Friday and Saturday, Feb. 23-24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days, during the once-a-year tours presented by the Key West Garden Club. All the tours this year are......

  • Louisa May Alcott’s beloved story of the adventures of the four March sisters is brought to vivid musical life in Little Women. The struggle during the Civil War of these “Little Women” to find their own voices mirrors the growing pains of a young America.......