Calendar — 03 March 2017
The Calendar for March 2017, and beyond


5  The 29th Annual Las Olas Art Fair, featuring more than 200 artists showcasing sculpture, jewelry, woodwork, paintings, wearable art and more. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale. Free. 561-746-6615,

5  The Zonta Club of Greater Deerfield Beach’s third annual Cabaret Brunch, featuring brunch, a silent auction, raffles and entertainment. 11 a.m. at Boca West County Club. $80. 561-392-2223,

7  Classical Soul, a performance of modern pops by X Factor finalist Lillie McCloud, along with performances by keyboard duo Sergio and Barbara Salani, tenor Carlos De Antonis and the Boys & Girls Clubs Chorus of Broward County, accompanied by the Symphony of the Americas. 7 p.m. at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets start at $62. 954-335-7002,

9   Making New Impressions, an evening of art, music, cocktails, exotic floral decorations and gourmet food that opens the 17th Annual Juried Art Competition and Auction at Bonnet House Museum & Gardens. 6 p.m. at 900 N. Birch Road, Fort Lauderdale; the exhibition runs through April 30 and is available for viewing during regular tour hours. All of the art in the Impressions exhibition is available for sale; 50 percent of the proceeds helps support the preservation of Bonnet House. $50; 954-703-2614,

9  The Jewish Federation of Broward County, Eastside Division, Community Unity Cocktail Party, hosted by the Lauderdale Yacht Club, featuring an open bar, hors d’oeuvres and a special proclamation by Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler. 7 p.m. at Lauderdale Yacht Club, 1725 SE 12th St., Fort Lauderdale. Ticket prices vary. 954-252-6945,

10  LaudyPOP, a culinary, spirits and arts festival with interactive performances and live music. 7 p.m. at Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, 3109 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. $75, general; $125, VIP.

11  Young At Art Museum’s Annual Festival of the Arts, an art sale and competition for children and teens ages 5 to 18. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the museum, 751 SW 121st Ave., Davie. Tickets start at $11. 954-424-3031,

11  Blake Edwards’ 1964 comedy, The Pink Panther, accompanied by a live performance of the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra, performing Mancini’s Grammy-winning score. 7:30 p.m. at Mizner Park Amphitheater, Boca Raton. Tickets start at $15. 561-368-8445,

13  The Book of Hope Luncheon, raising funds for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America. 10:30 a.m. at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. $150.

14  Concert pianist Michael Lewin performs Beethoven, Liszt and other works. 7:30 p.m. at Bailey Hall at Broward College, 3501 Davie Road, Davie. Ticket prices vary. 954-201-6884,

16  Children’s Opportunity Group hosts 68 Years of Giving, its annual charity luncheon. The event is hosted by WSVN sportscaster Steve Shapiro and includes a champagne reception, fashion show, silent auction and raffle. 11 a.m. at the W Fort Lauderdale. Tickets start at $95.

18  The 4th Annual Health & Wellness Experience, a day of engagement, education, entertainment and empowerment designed to help individuals and families make choices to be healthy. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mizner Park Amphitheater, Boca Raton. Free. 561-881-0702,

19 and 21 The South Florida Symphony Orchestra tips its hat to Broadway in And the Tony Goes To …, an homage to Tony Award-winning musicals. 5 p.m. at Kaye Auditorium at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton (19); 7:30 p.m. at Broward Center for the Performing Arts (21). Ticket prices vary. 954-522-8445,

24  Enjoy a night under the stars as Life Line performs a tribute to Heart at the Music at Mickel Concert Series. 7:30 p.m. at Mickel Park, 2675 NW Seventh Ave., Wilton Manors. There will also be food trucks and a cash bar. Free. 954-390-2130,

25  The Bacchanalia 2017, combining food from 30 local restaurants with world-class vintners, along with live music and an auction. 7-11 p.m. at Mizner Park Amphitheater, Boca Raton. $125. 561-395-6766,

31  Annual Pineapple Jam Dinner and Auction, the annual fundraiser of Stranahan House, which includes a cocktail reception, silent auction, house tours, dinner, live auction and more. 6 p.m. at 335 SE Sixth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. $150; advance registration required. 954-524-4736,


1  Roll Over, Beethoven, a performance by pianist Julian Gargiulo, hosted by Friends of Music. A reception with dessert and beverages will follow. 7:30 p.m. at St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church, 1400 Riverside Drive, Coral Springs. $25, adults; $5, students. 954-752-5620.

1  Fort Lauderdale Pizza Festival, a cheesy wonderland featuring pizza from local and national brands, art, entertainment, live cooking demonstrations, a kid zone and a pizza-eating competition, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Feed South Florida. 1-6 p.m. at the War Memorial Auditorium, 800 NE Eighth St., Fort Lauderdale. $30, general; $75, VIP.

1  Holy Cross Hospital Auxiliary hosts Epicurean Escapade 2017: A Food & Wine Experience, featuring food and wine pairings, dancing, live music and an auction. 6:30 p.m. at Design Center of the Americas, 1855 Griffin Road, Dania Beach. $250. 954-229-8562.

1  The 6th Annual Fancy Jeans Party, benefiting the Jessica June Children’s Cancer Foundation, featuring dancing, dining, an open bar, raffle and silent auction. 7 p.m. at Revolution Live, 100 SW Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets start at $100. 954-712-6322,

Angela Duckworth, a professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, speaks as part of the Broward County Speaker Series. 7:30 p.m. at Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Fort Lauderdale. $50.85; discounts available for students and teachers. 954-462-0222,

7  22nd Annual Bank of America Wine, Spirits and Culinary Celebration, benefiting the Museum of Discovery and Science and featuring more than 40 South Florida restaurants and over 100 wines, spirits and craft beers from around the world. An after-party with dancing under the stars follows. 6:30 p.m. (platinum tickets enter at 5:30 p.m.) at 401 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale. $150, general; $250, platinum. 954-713-0918,

21  Las Olas Wine & Food Festival, showcasing the culinary talents of South Florida while raising money for the American Lung Association. Guests will sip and sample dishes from 70 South Florida restaurants and more than 45 wineries, spirits brands and breweries. 7:30-10:30 p.m. on Las Olas Boulevard, between SE Sixth Avenue and SE 11th Avenue. $125. 305-255-3500,

21-23  The 2017 Fort Lauderdale Fringe Festival, a cutting-edge, uncensored live theater event that also includes a street fair with vendors, food trucks and family-friendly activities. 954-201-6306,

23  2017 Broward Heart Walk, a 5-K walk to benefit the American Heart Association. 8 a.m. at Nova Southeastern University, 3301 College Ave., Davie. 954-364-5012,

29  The 10th annual American Fine Wine Invitational (AFWI) Charity Wine Gala, a celebration of the past 10 years that AFWI has been promoting the world-class wines produced in America. More than 800 wines will be poured at the event, which will be accompanied by a feast, winery-tasting rooms hosted by the winemakers, auctions, music and more. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Dolphins Cancer Challenge. 6:30 p.m. at Design Center of the Americas (DCOTA), 1855 Griffin Road, Dania Beach.
$300. 561-504-0206,

—Robyn A. Friedman

Related Articles


About Author

city and shore

(0) Readers Comments

Comments are closed.