Calendar — 27 November 2019
The Calendar for December 2019, and beyond

December

 3 Las Olas Boulevard transforms into a winter wonderland at the 57th Annual Christmas on Las Olas, a fun-filled event with live musical performances, a snow mountain, ice skating, outdoor movies and entertainment for kids. There will also be a Hanukkah menorah. 5-10 p.m. on Las Olas Boulevard between SE Sixth and SE 11th Avenues. Free. 954-258-8382, lasolasboulevard.com/events.

3-8 Art Miami, an international modern and contemporary art fair showcasing works from more than 170 international galleries in 22 countries. Hours and ticket prices vary. The Art Miami Pavilion, One Herald Plaza at NE 14th Street in downtown Miami. 800-376-5850, artmiami.com.

5 13th Annual South Florida Ford Men of Style presented by Signature Grand, featuring a dozen men, who will strut their stuff to raise money for local charities. 6 p.m. at The Galleria, 2414 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. $85 (which includes an open bar, culinary delights and valet parking). 954-564-1036, galleriamall-fl.com.

5 Art of Wine and Food Series: Sparkling Day and Night, featuring Sarah Tritant from Vranken Pommery America, as she presents a variety of sparkling wines, all paired with small bites. 6-8 p.m. at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, One E. Las Olas Blvd. $40; $30 for members at the Patron level or above. Advance paid reservations required. 954-262-0258, nsuartmuseum.org.

6 14th Annual Ribbons for the Children, an art exhibit and silent art auction to benefit the Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center. The event includes champagne, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. 6-9 p.m. at Nova Southeastern University Huizenga College of Business, 3301 College Ave., Davie. Tickets start at $25. childrensdiagnostic.com/ribbons-for-the-children.

7 Brews at the Beach Beer Festival, featuring unlimited beer samples, live entertainment, artisan vendors and a variety of food for purchase. Noon to 4 p.m. on Fort Lauderdale Beach at Sunrise Boulevard. Ticket prices vary. BrewFestivals.com.

8 Lips hosts its annual Dragalicious Gospel Brunch and Holiday Toy Drive benefiting Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center. Two seatings, at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Reservations are required. A $10 cover charge in addition to brunch will apply and will go directly to CDTC. 1421 E. Oakland Park Blvd., Oakland Park. 954-567-0987, lipsusa.com.

14 The Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade, 12 miles of the “Greatest Show on H20,” starting at 6:30 p.m. in downtown Fort Lauderdale, traveling east on the New River and then north on the Intracoastal Waterway to Lake Santa Barbara in Pompano Beach. This year’s theme is “Lights, Camera, Action – Movies on Parade” and features Grand Marshal Bret Michaels. Free. Winterfestparade.com.

14 Children’s Harbor’s annual Winterfest Boat Parade Viewing Party, offering a premium view of the Intracoastal Waterway, as well as a four-course meal and open bar. 6-10 p.m. at Grateful Palate, 3003 NE 32nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale. $250. 954-252-3072, chwinterfest.com.

14 Christmas in the Village, featuring a performance by Jennifer Forni (soprano), Casey Robards (piano), Jose Angel Navarro (guitar) and the Venetian Arts Society Chamber Ensemble. 6 p.m., reception; 7 p.m., salon concert, at Village Centre Auditorium, John Knox Village, 651 SW Sixth St., Pompano Beach. $35, members; $50, general public; NSU students and faculty, complimentary. VenetianArtsSociety.org.

15 Holidays at Hard Rock Live!, an evening of festive music by the Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida, who will be accompanied by Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter and actress Jordin Sparks. 7 p.m. at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood. Ticket start at $40; VIP packages available. MyHRL.com.

January

4 Pinion Passion Hour, benefiting Special Olympics Broward County and its athletes. 5:30 p.m. at Piazza Italia, 904 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. $10, members; $15, non-members (includes one cocktail and light bites). 954-614-6795, pinioninc.com.

7 The Boca Raton Garden Club’s monthly meeting, featuring Christine Biscoglia from the Wellington Garden Club, who will demonstrate how to make beautiful arrangements with live flowers. 1 p.m. at 4281 NW Third Ave., Boca Raton. Free and open to the public. 561-395-9376, bocaratongardenclub.org. 

9 Kick off the new year with delicious food from local chefs, specialty cocktails, an auction, house tours and live entertainment at the Holiday Hangover. 5:30-8 p.m. at the Historic Stranahan House Museum, 335 SE Sixth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. $40; $50 after Dec. 31. 954-524-4736, StranahanHouse.com.

11 The 9th Annual Riverwalk Stone Crab & Seafood Festival, a celebration of South Florida’s seafood industry that features an array of fresh seafood dishes starting at $5, as well as cold drinks, a beer garden, music and more. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Esplanade Park, Fort Lauderdale. Free to attend and open to all ages. GoRiverwalk.com.

Save the Date . . .

Feb. 21-22 Jerry Seinfeld returns to Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood. 8 p.m. Tickets start at $80. Myhrl.com.

Feb. 25 Dancing with the Stars – Live Tour 2020, an all-new production featuring professional dancers from the ABC hit show. 8 p.m. at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood. Tickets start at $60. Myhrl.com

 

 

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