Calendar — 06 February 2020
The calendar for February 2020, and beyond


 6  Join the Coral Springs Museum of Art for a reception honoring “Inspired By,” an open media exhibition demonstrating artists’ individuality and creativity brought about by personal inspiration. 6 p.m. at 2855A Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs. Free. 954-340-5000,

 7-9  The 14th annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance presented by Mercedes-Benz and AutoNation, benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County. The event kicks off Friday (7) with the Hangar Party at the Boca Raton Airport, followed Saturday (8) by the Grand Gala Dinner, Live Auction, Awards & Show at The Boca Raton Resort & Club, featuring a performance by comedian Billy Gardell and concludes Sunday (9) with the Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance competition, featuring over 200 cars and motorcycles from various eras. Ticket prices vary.

 8  Tri-Rail’s annual Rail Fun Day, featuring cookie decorating, face painting, live entertainment, costume characters, giveaways, food trucks and a singing competition. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport Station in Dania Beach. Free.

 8  Grab your family and friends and enjoy great food, cold drinks, a beer garden, live music and fire dancers at the inaugural New River Fest, a celebration of water and fire along the New River. 6-9 p.m. at Esplanade Park in downtown Fort Lauderdale. General admission is free; beer garden, $25; VIP experience aboard the Summer Wind, $100. 954-468-1541,

 13  Bonnet House Museum & Gardens hosts Concerts Under the Stars, presented by The Haller Foundation, featuring wine and cheese and a performance by the University of Miami Frost Opera Theater under the stars. 6:30 p.m. at 900 N. Birch Road, Fort Lauderdale. Tickets start at $40. 954-703-2614,

16  Andy’s 18th Annual Family Pasta Dinner, benefiting LifeNet4Families, a casual evening with a traditional, family-style pasta dinner. 4-7 p.m. at the Signature Grand, Davie. $50; kids 12 and under, free. 754-222-3559,

 1Combine your love of history with wine during the Historic Stranahan House Museum’s History Happy Hour. The event features a presentation, complimentary light bites, wine and tours of Fort Lauderdale’s oldest home. 5:30 p.m. at 335 SE Sixth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. $15, members; $20, non-members. 954-524-4736,

 20 Annual Palm Beach Visionary Evening Dinner Dance, benefiting the Lighthouse Guild, which addresses the needs of the blind and visually impaired. 7 p.m. at Club Colette, 215 Peruvian Ave., Palm Beach. Tickets start at $950. 561-635-5342,

21 The Broward Public Library Foundation hosts author Mary Kubica at its 11th annual LitLUNCH! The event includes lunch with wine, a silent auction, raffle, book sales and signings. 11:15 a.m. at the Mary N. Porter Riverview Ballroom at Broward Center for the Performing Arts. $110. 954-357-7382,

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

22  Cleveland Clinic Florida’s Annual Ball – A Night on Broadway. The black-tie evening includes dinner, dancing and entertainment. 7 p.m. at The Breakers, Palm Beach. $1,250. 954-659-6720,

22  Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee John Fogerty comes to the Au-Rene Theater at Broward Center for the Performing Arts to headline the Broward Performing Arts Foundation’s 2020 Annual Celebration and help support the education and enrichment programs at the Broward Center. The event includes a cocktail reception, dinner, show and after-party. 5 p.m. $1,500. (Show-only tickets start at $49.50.) 954-468-3284,

 23 The Girl Choir of South Florida, a performance by the premier singing ensemble in the region for girls and young women. 4 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale, 401 SE 15th Ave. Free. 954-598-9324.

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.

28  The 10th Annual Community Care Plan Non-Profit Awards presented by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and hosted by 211 Broward. 11 a.m. at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood. Tickets start at $75.

 28  7th Annual Palm Beach Empty Bowls, a meal of bread, soup and water from area restaurants and country clubs, all served by local celebrities to benefit Palm Beach County Food Bank. 11 a.m. at The Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea, 141 S. County Road, Palm Beach. $25. 561-670-2518,


 1  The Masquerade, Flamingo Gardens’ 8th Annual Food and Wine Benefit, which includes premium wines and craft beers paired with food from area restaurants and caterers, all served amid the beautiful botanical gardens. Masks or costumes are optional. 5 p.m. VIP, 6 p.m., general, at 3750 S. Flamingo Road, Davie. Tickets start at $75. 954-473-2955,  

 3 The Boca Raton Garden Club’s General Meeting, featuring Rick Newman, a sea turtle preservation expert, who will give a presentation on saving and tagging sea turtles. 1 p.m. at 4281 NW Third Ave. Free and open to the public. 561-395-9376,

 Save the Date . . .

 March 18-22 The 2nd Annual Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival, presented by Visit Lauderdale, featuring culinary creations and libations from more than 100 local restaurants, spirit brands, wineries and breweries and benefiting Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital. Times, venues and prices vary.

 PHOTO: Bonnet House Museum & Gardens hosts Concerts Under the Stars on Feb. 13. (Photo by Leonard J. Defrancisci)

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