Calendar Departments — 11 January 2019
The Calendar for January 2019, and beyond

January

26-Feb. 20 The Kips Bay Decorator Show House Palm Beach returns for a second year, enlisting more than 20 of the nation’s most-talented interior designers to transform The Fountain House, a Mediterranean-style home in West Palm Beach. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday; noon to 5 p.m., Sunday, at 6215 S. Flagler Drive. $35. Kipsbaydecoratorshowhouse.org/palmbeach.

29 The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s 2019 South Florida Dinner, honoring survivors of the Holocaust with the Elie Wiesel Award, and featuring a presentation by historian Daniel Greene. 6 p.m. at Boca West Country Club. $250. 561-995-6773, ushmm.org.

30 MADD Broward County hosts a VIP Kick-Off Party for the Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5K, scheduled for April 28 at Huizenga Plaza in Fort Lauderdale. The event, which helps to raise awareness and funds to stop drunk and drugged driving, includes food, drinks, a silent auction, raffle prizes and more. 6-8 p.m. at ArtServe, 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. $25. http://bit.ly/2BUa7AP

February

2-3 Boca Raton Museum of Art Festival at Mizner Park (photo), featuring paintings, sculptures, jewelry, fiber art, photography, ceramics, pottery, wood art, mixed media, graphic design, crafts and art glass for sale, with proceeds supporting the museum’s youth and children educational programs. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission and parking in the garages at Mizner Park are free. bocamuseum.org.

4 The Parkinson’s Foundation South Palm Beach County Chapter’s Annual Leo Geller Golf Tournament, which includes lunch, the tournament, raffles, awards, a cocktail reception and dinner. 11 a.m. at Boca Rio Golf Club, 22041 Boca Rio Road, Boca Raton. $325, single player; $1,250, foursome; sponsorships available. 561-962-1702, parkinson.org/southpalmbeachcounty.

6 Actress Marlee Matlin speaks on “Nobody’s Perfect: Achieving Inclusion, Diversity and Access” as part of the Broward College Speaker Series. 7:30 p.m. at Broward Center for the Performing Arts. $50.85; discounts available for students, educators and groups. BrowardCollegeSpeakerSeries.com.  

7 Art of Wine and Food Series: Wine & Romance, a wine-pairing event where guests will sample featured wines, paired with small bites. 6-8 p.m. at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale. $40; $25 for members at the Patron level and above. Limited seating; advance paid reservation required. 954-262-0258, nsuartmuseum.org.

8-10  2nd Annual Boca Raton Seafood and Music Festival, a blend of seafood and great music, along with a marketplace of arts, crafts and other products. Hours vary. Mizner Park Amphitheater, Boca Raton. $5, adults; kids under 12 are free. 941-487-8061, seafoodfestivals.com.

Save the Date …

Feb. 10 Andy’s 17th Annual Family Pasta Dinner, benefiting LifeNet4Families, a casual evening complete with a traditional, family-style pasta dinner. 4-7 p.m. at the Signature Grand, 6900 W. State Road 84, Davie. $50, adults; kids 12 and under are free. Andyspastadinner.com.

14-17  Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater celebrates its 60th anniversary with world premieres, company premieres, new productions, timeless masterpieces and more. 8 p.m. (14 and 15), 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. (16) and 2 p.m. (17) at the Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Saturday’s matinee is followed by a free Q&A with some of the dancers. Tickets start at $29. 305-949-6722, arshtcenter.org.

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. BocaCDE.com.

Feb. 28 AVDA’s 12th annual Heart of a Woman Luncheon, with keynote speaker Tarana Burke, founder of the “Me Too” movement. 10:30 a.m. at Royal Palm Yacht Club, Boca Raton. $175. 561-265-3797, avdaonline.org.

Feb. 28-March 10 The 13th Annual Festival of the Arts BOCA returns to Mizner Park Amphitheater and Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center in Boca Raton with a celebration of music, film, dance, concerts and authors. Tickets for the various events range from $25 to $150. 866-571-2787, festivalboca.org.

 

Photo: Courtesy Boca Raton Museum of Art

 

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