Calendar — 12 November 2018
The Calendar for November 2018, and beyond


4  The Parkinson’s Foundation South Palm Beach County Chapter’s Annual Moving Day Walk, a fun-filled day that will also include yoga, Tai Chi, boxing, dance and much more. Registration, 8 a.m.; walk, 10 a.m., at FAU Stadium, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton. No fee to register. 561-962-1702,

6 The Boca Raton Garden Club meets to discuss “Creating Sustainability in Our Water Supply.” 1 p.m. at 4281 NW Third Ave., Boca Raton. Free. 561-395-9376,

8-10 31st Annual Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County Rendezvous, at the Fisher Island Club and the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne and featuring a “Dine Around the Docks” Yacht Hop under the stars, cocktail and dinner parties, a performance by Jason Derulo and more. 954-537-1010,

8  Explore hundreds of interactive exhibits while enjoying food and adult beverages at Discovery After Dark, the Museum of Discovery and Science’s first adults-only night, focusing on the “Science of Beer.” 6:30 p.m. at 401 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale. $20, members; $25, non-members (includes one drink). All attendees must be 21+. 954-713-0930,

8-11 Rock ‘n Roll Fantasy Camp, an up-close-and-personal music experience offering attendees the chance to jam, write, record and perform with legendary rock stars, including Joe Perry (Aerosmith), drummer Jason Bonham and more. Package prices vary. 888-762-2263,

8 Gymnast Aly Raisman speaks at the CBI Inspires Speakers Series at Congregation B’nai Israel, Boca Raton. 7 p.m. at 2200 Yamato Road. Tickets start at $18. 866-846-6328,

9-11 John Offerdahl’s Gridiron Grill-Off Food, Wine & Music Festival, which pairs celebrity chefs from South Florida restaurants with NFL legends to create signature grilled dishes, and also includes craft barbecue, entertainment, a Kid Zone, live music and more, all at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater. Times and prices vary.

9-11 Chris Evert/Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic, a fundraiser to help fight drug abuse and child neglect in Florida. The weekend includes pro-celebrity tennis, a tennis pro-am and the 29th Annual Gala Dinner Dance, featuring a performance by Blood, Sweat & Tears. Times, venues and prices vary.

10 SwampFest Bluegrass Festival, featuring Grammy-nominated band Special Consensus and others. 9 a.m. to 5 pm. at Flamingo Gardens, 3750 S. Flamingo Road, Davie. $19.95, ages 12 and up; $12.95, ages 3-11; children 2 and under and members, free. 954-473-2955,

10 Thousands of female leaders, entrepreneurs and executives will connect at the 3rd Annual Women Empower Expo. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center. $40.

15 Holy Cross Hospital’s 11th Annual This One’s for the Girls! Luncheon, benefiting the Partners in Breast Health community outreach program at the Dorothy Mangurian Comprehensive Women’s Center. Tickets start at $100. 10:30 a.m. at Pier Sixty-Six Hotel and Marina, Fort Lauderdale. 954-229-8562,

15  Light Up Lauderdale, an exciting kickoff to the holiday season. 6-8:30 p.m. at Esplanade Park in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Free. 954-468-1541,

16  Young At Art Museum’s 13th Annual Recycled Fashion Show: Wild Restyled, where teen designers debut their hand-made runway fashion designs created from recycled materials. 7 p.m. at 751 SW 121st Ave., Davie. $45. 954-424-5018,

16  Symphony of the Americas Wines of the World Auction & Dinner, which begins with wine samplings and appetizers and is followed by dinner prepared by four celebrity chefs, a live auction, dancing and a late-night cigar and cognac bar. 6 p.m. at Pier Sixty-Six Hotel and Marina, Fort Lauderdale. Tickets start at $225.

17 The fourth annual Boca Raton Mayors Ball, presented by Rotary Club Downtown Boca Raton, featuring a red-carpet arrival, cocktail reception, dinner, live music and award presentation. 6 p.m. at Royal Palm Yacht & Country Club, Boca Raton. $300; 561-299-1429,

18 Talented South Florida kids are invited to The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale to audition for “South Florida’s Kids Got Talent,” a singing competition open to solo or group singers who are South Florida residents ages 5-17. Acts are vying for a chance to compete on Jan. 26 as part of Tri-Rail’s 11th Annual “Rail Fun Day.” 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 2414 E. Sunrise Blvd. Free. Advance registration required by Nov. 14. 954-446-0813,

21 Holiday Tree Lighting, featuring free carnival rides, an artificial ice rink, a snowman, bounce house, carolers, entertainment and more. Carnival food available for purchase. 5:30 p.m. at Mizner Park Amphitheater. Free. 561-367-7073,

21-Jan. 1 Holiday Fantasy of Lights, a drive through three miles of animated holiday displays and illuminated trees. 6-10 p.m. nightly, including holidays, at Tradewinds Park, 3600 W. Sample Road, Coconut Creek. $17 per car.

22  Holy Cross Hospital Fort Lauderdale Turkey Trot, a 5-K run/walk that attracts thousands of participants. 6 a.m., registration; 7:30 a.m., race, at D.C. Alexander Park, 505 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd. $40.

25 Winterfest Family Fun Day, a great day for kids of all ages that includes a superslide, Sun Sentinel kids town, iFly virtual tent, face painting, photo opportunities and a real ice rink from the Florida Panthers. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Huizenga Plaza, 32 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Free (fee to skate).

27 Christmas on Las Olas, when Las Olas Boulevard gets transformed into a winter wonderland complete with a snow mountain, skating, holiday lights, fireworks, live music and photos with Santa. 5-10 p.m. on Las Olas between SE Sixth and 11th Avenues. Free.

29 The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale’s 12th Annual South Florida Ford Men of Style presented by Signature Grand, when 12 South Florida men work the runway, each representing a local nonprofit. The evening includes food, open bar, live entertainment and the fashion runway show. 6 p.m. at The Galleria. $75.

30  Bailey Hall Jazz Club, featuring the BC Small Jazz Ensemble and the BC Big Band. 7:30 at Bailey Ball at Broward College, 3501 Davie Road, Davie. Tickets start at $5. 954-201-6884,


1  13th Annual Riverwalk Mutts & Martinis, when America’s Backyard goes to the dogs. The event brings together the downtown community with their favorite four-legged friends to raise money for local pet rescues. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for kids 10 and under and include two drinks, light bites, music, a canine-themed silent auction, giveaways, a pet fashion show and more. 3-6 p.m. at 100 SW Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 954-468-1541, go

Save the Date …

Feb. 22-24  The 13th annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance, presented by Mercedes-Benz and AutoNation, a weekend of events benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County, which includes the duPont Registry Live Hangar Party, (Friday), the Grand Gala Dinner, Auction & Show, featuring a performance by Jay Leno (Saturday) and an automobile and motorcycle exhibition (Sunday), where Leno will also serve as a celebrity judge.

PHOTO: Gymnast Aly Raisman, Nov. 8 in Boca Raton

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