Delray Beach Special Events


 

February 2017:

1-28- Shark Feeding - Tues-Sat - 10:30am, Sun1:30pm- $5. Alligator Feeding –Wed & Sat 1pm. 561-274-7263sandowayhouse.org

1-28- Sandoway Discovery Center Jr. Shark Biologist- Wed & Sun 3:15pm. Free. Designed as a mock shark study, students will be given the task of collecting, examining their “sharks”, recording data and tagging. 561-274-7263, sandowayhouse.org

1-28- Pickleball - $3-4. Call for times. Pompey Park Community Center. 561-243-7356. Delray Beach Community Center.  561-243-7250Delray Beach Tennis Center 561-243-7360.mydelraybeach.com

1-28– Savor Our City Culinary Private Tours – Private customized tours of Atlantic Ave and Pineapple Grove for groups of 10 or more guests. 954-410-3177info@SavorOurCity.com

1-28- Cruise aboard Delray Yacht Cruises - Daily sightseeing cruises at 10:30am & 1pm. $21-24. delraybeachcruises.com

1-28- Murder on the Beach Booksignings – Join Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore for various Booksignings and Book Clubs throughout the month.  Call for details. 561-279-7790, murderonthebeach.com

1 - Jim Caruso’s Cast Party at The Fieldhouse at Old School Square - 9 pm. $50. An unforgettable night of cabaret with the highly entertaining JIM CARUSO and legendary musical director, BILLY STRITCH... followed by an open mic featuring some of South Florida's best talent and a few up-and-comers. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org 

2 - "Fabricated" Opening Reception at The Cornell Museum at Old School Square - 7-9 pm. $10. Meet some of the “Fabricated” exhibition artists and preview extraordinary fiber art by national artists. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org 

2, 9, 16, 23 - Delray Marketplace Music Fest - 6-8pm. Join us in the Delray Marketplace Amphitheater on Thursdays in Feb for FREE music! 561-865-4613, delraymarket.com

First Friday Art Walk in Downtown Delray - 6pm-9pm. Stroll throughout downtown Delray.  561-243-1077, downtowndelraybeach.com/events

3 - Delray Bash benefiting the American Lung Association -$50. 7pm. Join us for an evening of great food, fine wine, beer, spirits and live entertainment. delraybash.com

3 - 5 Pump Boys and Dinettes at the Crest Theatre at Old School Square  - $52-62. The 'Pump Boys' sell high octane on Highway 57 in Grand Ole Opry country and the 'Dinettes', Prudie and Rhetta Cupp, run the Double Cupp diner next door. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

4 - 2ND ANNUAL RUN TO THE RESCUE 5k - For those who are new to this event, and to remind all the heroes that showed up in support last year, Run to the Rescue is a 5K run/1 mile walk hosted by the Harrigan Foundation in beautiful Delray Beach, Florida! The Harrigan Foundation is a non-profit organization determined to sponsor First Responders (Firefighters, Police Officers, Military Officials, etc.) who suffer from addiction and/or trauma disorders. https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/DelrayBeach/HFRuntotheRescue5K

4 - Twentieth Anniversary of L'Dor Va-Dor - 7pm. $20-25. You are cordially invited to join us for an extraordinary evening of entertainment by Danny Savion,  renowned singer, writer and storyteller and Rod MacDonald, acclaimed singer, songwriter, novelist and educator. Both of these performers are well known throughout the country. They will perform a musical concert interspersed with Danny’s storytelling. Many of his songs and ballads are based on his life experiences and travels. He tells fascinating stories between songs. Rod will be singing his well known folk songs. www.ldorvador.org

4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19 - Artists in the Park - 10am-4:30pm.  Free. Join the Delray Art League at Veterans Park. Come browse and purchase original works from some of the finest artists South Florida has to offer! delrayartleague.com

4, 11, 18, 25 - Delray Beach GreenMarket –9am-2pm. The GreenMarket is an open air marketplace located at Old School Square Park. delraycra.org/greenmarket

4-19- Delray Beach Playhouse Presents “The Odd Couple” – 2pm & 8pm. $30.When Neil Simon's brother Danny was a young writer in New York, he shared an apartment with a newly divorced friend. One night, while watching his brother and the ill-matched roommate exchanging sarcastic barbs, Neil thought to himself: "This is funnier than a play!" This thought inspired THE ODD COUPLE, a play about two friends with such contrary personalities that simple co-existence becomes a daily ordeal. Felix Ungar is a neat-freak who manages to find a fault in everything. Oscar Madison (on the other hand) is an unrepentant slob who takes great pleasure in life! Their unlikely friendship has become one of iconic relationships in American comedy.  Why? Because THE ODD COUPLE is quite simply one of the funniest plays ever written! 561-272-1281 Ext. 4, delraybeachplayhouse.com
 
4 -  Arts Garage Presents Maria Rivas Quartet – $30-45. 8pm. Latin Jazz. The Venezuela native has an intoxicating voice, fusing classic American jazz with Latin music, with just the right splash of Brazilian accents. Her style includes indigenous, Caribbean, European, and African strains. Come see why audience members have described her performances as “magical”.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

5, 12, 19, 26 - Brunch Cruises aboard Delray Yacht Cruises -  10:30am. Enjoy brunch along the intracoastal. $36-46. delraybeachcruises.com

Beginnings – A Chicago Tribute at the Crest Theatre at Old School Square  - $35-45. In the fall of 2002, BEGINNINGS was born out of the love and respect for the music of one of the greatest American Rock bands of all time, CHICAGO.  Forged together by a group of professional musicians, all veterans of the New York music scene, BEGINNINGS was a labor of love based on musicianship and professionalism. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

7- Delray Beach Playhouse Presents “Joan Rivers: Behind the Mask of Comedy” – 2pm. $25. From her own words and those of her mother and daughter, you will learn the back story of a remarkable woman who desired to be a star, but never felt comfortable with her success. “The Book of Joan” by Melissa Rivers and Joan’s autobiography, “Enter Talking” and Joan’s tell all book, “Still Talking”, provide the grist for this rags to riches portrayal of an American icon. Words…Alive! dramatizes the story in a stage reading. Love her or leave her, you will never forget the story of Joan Rivers’ beginnings.  561-272-1281 Ext. 4, delraybeachplayhouse.com

The Doo Wop Project at the Crest Theatre at Old School Square  - $47-67. The DOO WOP PROJECT is street corner singing -- from Bop to Pop… for a whole new generation!  The show traces the evolution of Doo Wop from the classic sound of five guys singing tight harmonies on a street corner to the biggest hits on the radio today. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

8- Delray Beach Playhouse Presents “Sibling Harmony: The Everly Brothers Story & Song” – 2pm. $25.   Like most people in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, Ike Everly and his brothers toiled in the coal mines, but in their little free time, they played music together, on fiddles, mandolins and guitars, singing at the top of their challenged lungs. When Ike and Margaret’s sons came along, first Don and then Phil, they grew up surrounded by the family jam sessions, and by the age of 8 and 6, they were singing with their parents on live radio in rural Iowa, then Tennessee. Their guitar skills grew as they became teenagers and when their recording of “Bye Bye Love” soared to the top of the country and pop charts.  561-272-1281 Ext. 4, delraybeachplayhouse.com

9- Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce Contacts & Cocktails at Carl's Patio Delray Marketplace - 5:15-7pm.  $10-20.  It's the best way to gain a broader awareness for your business and build relationships within the community. 561-278-0424patty@delraybeach.com

9 - Delray Yacht Cruises Paint & Cruise - 6-8pm. $35. Join us for a 2-hour cruise and paint a wine glass aboard the yacht, with help from local art studio, Art Obsession! Includes cruise, wine glass & paint supplies).  561-243-0686, delraybeachcruises.com

10 - Delray Beach Playhouse Presents “Once Upon a Posturpedic” – 2pm. $25.  Pillow talk is fine and dandy, but do couples really have to share everything? Billy and Flo’s new mattress is quite comfy, but the conversation?  Not so much. The sales pitch promised a cradling comfort and a relief from pressure and stress, but the new bedding just made Flo way too comfortable and now she’s sharing everything that comes into her mind. All Billy wanted was a good night’s sleep, but now, Billy really needs a rest! 561-272-1281 Ext. 4, delraybeachplayhouse.com

10 & 24 - Savor Our City Popcorn and Wine Pairing - 7-9pm. $20-25. Popcorn and wine are the new key ingredients in the recipe for rest and relaxation. Attend this special 2 hour tasting and discover WHY Wine & Popcorn Go Together. Learn the science behind the why and how drinking wine and chewing popcorn actually aid in relaxation and stress reduction. at the Original Popcorn House. savorourcity.com

11 - Pledge for Peace Bike Ride - 11am-1pm. Free. Join us for a community bike ride through Delray Beach! Learn about the history of our community as we make stops along the way. Help our community pledge for peace by:  Sharing our community pride, Building mutual trust between residents (especially our youth) and the Delray Beach Police Department, Learning about our mental health and the local organizations available for our support. Following the bike ride, you're invited for food, sports, swimming, and resources. Don't forget your bikes and helmets! EventBrite.com

11 - Savor Our City Taste Atlantic Avenue - 11am-2pm. $65. Enjoy a walking tour of Delray Beach and indulge in tastes from 5-7 stops along the way. savorourcity.com

11- Ride and Remember Trolley -10am- $25. Spady Museum. When you board the “Ride & Remember” Trolley Tour, the history of Delray Beach comes alive!  561-279-8883spadymuseum.com 

13 & 14 - Defying Gravity at the Crest Theatre at Old School Square  - $52-67. Debbie Gravitte, Jason Graae, Scott Coulter and John Boswell celebrate the incredible songbook of three-time, Academy Award winning® composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz, singing songs from his hit Broadway shows Pippin, Godspell, and Wicked, and the animated films Pocahontas and The Hunchback of Notre Dame561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

14 - Valentine's Day SHED Sessions at the Spady Museum - 8-11pm. $10. The Spady House band, featuring Tovah Lovely, Ian Caven, Jimmy Copeland and Beto Rubinell, will begin a jam session and will welcome other local musicians to sit in with their instruments. Vocalists and lyricists are also encouraged to come. Musicians are free. Created in partnership with Musical Director Lovely and MC Caven, SHED SESSIONS at The Spady is bringing an original, modern sound to The Set of Delray Beach. 561-279-8883spadymuseum.com 

14 -  Arts Garage Presents Loston Harris – $30-45. 7:30pm. Jazz. For this special Valentine's Day show, the suave singer and pianist presents a blend of love songs from the Great American Songbook. Joining him onstage are Gianluca Renzi on bass and Mike Lee on tenor saxophone. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

16 - The Sounds of Soul at the Crest Theatre at Old School Square  - $35-45. 8pm. Get ready to relive the hits of Motown and beyond, as this exciting, high energy group unleashes superior vocals and slick dance moves powered by pure soul!  The Sounds of Soul have been delighting audiences across the nation since 1996.  The group is composed of six seasoned performers who have excelled as outstanding singers, dancers, and songwriters.  Each member has shared the national recording spotlight driven by the power of Capital Records, Big Apple Records, and R & S Records to name but a few.  The show is a combination of Motown classics mixed with some of the greatest songs of all time.  Get ready to soak in the hits of The Temptations, The Four Tops, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, The Supremes, Lionel Richie, Tina Turner, Barry White, and more. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

17-19 - Xanadu at the Crest Theatre at Old School Square  - $35-45. 8pm. This Tony Award-nominated, hilarious, musical adventure is about following your dreams despite the limitations others set for you.  Performed by the Carbonell Award-Winning Slow Burn Theatre Co., the original hit score was composed by pop-rock legends Jeff Lynne and John Farrar.  561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

17-26 - Delray Beach Open - The world’s only 10-day tennis event consisting of an ATP Champions Tour and an ATP World Tour event. 561-330-6000, yellowtennisball.com

18 - Spady Living Heritage Festival - 1-5pm. Free. Bring the kids; bring the grandparents! The Spady Living Heritage Festival is a free, family affair during Black History Month. This party is an annual event by the Spady Museum, dedicated to the history of African, Caribbean and Haitian people. 561-279-8883spadymuseum.com 

18-  Arts Garage Presents Dr. Michael White New Orleans Jazz Quartet – $30-45. 8pm. New Orleans Jazz. The New Orleans clarinetist has been instrumental in keeping the New Orleans jazz tradition of his ancestors alive. Dr. White has worked with notable musicians such as Wynton Marsalis and Lionel Hampton. Come see this legendary, energetic New Orleans jazz group in action! 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

22- Chamber Tennis Bash - 5:45-7:45pm. $28-68. Join your fellow Chamber Members at the 10th Annual CHAMBER BASH held in the 'Hospitality Pavilion', at the Delray Beach Open.  561-278-0424, delraybeach.com

22 - Delray Speaks: A Community Conversation - 7-8pm. Delray Speaks is a community forum intended to encourage open dialogue about relevant topics affecting residents and visitors of South Florida. 561-279-8883spadymuseum.com 

23 - Delray Yacht Cruises Steel Drum Cruise - 6-8pm. $25. Cruise the calm waters of the Intracoastal to the sounds of the Islands! 561-243-0686, delraybeachcruises.com

24 -  Arts Garage Presents Tony Lakotos – $30-45. 8pm. Gypsy Jazz. The award-winning Hungarian jazz saxophone player started playing his instrument at the age of 15, and quickly became one of the most respected saxophone players in Germany as well as worldwide. He has toured throughout the world, including in Europe, South America, the Middle East and Asia. Be sure to catch the master sax player in concert when he’s in Delray Beach! 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

24 - Philip Fortenberry – The Hands of Liberace at the Crest Theatre at Old School Square  - $27-37. 8pm. As a versatile artist whose style encompasses a wide range of musical genres, Philip Fortenberry is a performer with an equally expansive career.  Philip was the pianist and Associate Conductor for the Broadway musical, Rocky, where he also received the inaugural “Ghostlight Award” as Best Musician on Broadway.  561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

24 - 26 - 51st Annual St. Vincent Ferrer Church Festival - The festival features great live entertainment, food and beverage, amusement rides, flea market, kids corner, lucky races, games, contests, and so much more. Our festival is known as one of the “Top five things to do in Delray!” festivaldelray.com

24-26 - Sunshine State Open Beach Tennis IFBT - 8AM-5:30PM on the Beach. $15-30. Played during the Delray Beach Open. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sunshine-state-open-beach-tennis-ifbt-tickets-31109136264

25 - The 9th Hobbit Skate Tournament - 3-6pm. $5. Live Music, Prizes, Give-a-ways, Food and Fun!  Skate Jam will include a beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.  Hobbit Skate Park. 561-243-7158

25- Catch A Rising Star Comedy presents Julia Scotti at the Crest Theatre at Old School Square  - $47-67. 8pm. A top 10 finalist on America’s Got Talent, Scotti is a renowned transgender entertainer.  “Hilarious, powerful, dynamic and real… like a comedy chainsaw flying through the room!” Julia’s high octane machine gun delivery, combined with her hilarious groundbreaking and thought provoking views on most everything have ignited a buzz across the country. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

25-  Arts Garage Presents Valentina Marino Quintet  – $30-45. 8pm. Brazilian Jazz. The Italian jazz vocalist brings her Mediterranean roots to cutting edge jazz.  Marino is a musical gypsy, fusing jazz with the energetic vibes and rhythms of Tango and Brazilian music, along with pop tunes.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

26 - Delray Marketplace Yoga in the Park -  2:30pm. Free. Enjoy a FREE yoga class on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 2:30pm at Delray Marketplace Amphitheater, presented by Teens of Pink Ribbon. All levels are welcome, just bring your towel, mat, and positivity. delraymarket.com

28- Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce 2017 Candidates Forum - 6:30-8:30pm. FreeThis forum offers a great way to meet the candidates and to learn their priorities for the City of Delray Beach. Invite your friends and neighbors to attend, as the forum is open to the public at the Crest Theatre at Old School Square.  561-278-0424, delraybeach.com

 

Exhibits:
3-April 22 - "Fabricated" at The Cornell Museum at Old School Square -  From street art to galleries, contemporary fiber art is recognized as a highly collectible visual art with its own identities. Fabricated delves deep into the world of artists who stitch, sew, cut, and glue textiles to create extraordinary art. The exhibition includes a variety of works, from exceptionally large scale pieces to surprisingly tiny pieces, from extremely detailed to the abstract. This show will satisfy art lovers and non-museum goers alike! Cornell Museum at Old School Square, 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org 
 
1-May 6- Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons -$10.  Tues-Sat 11am-4pm. The role of African Americans as health care providers in the history of medicine is a story often overlooked. Yet, as physicians, healers, midwives, or “bush medicine practitioners,” African Americans have always practiced medicine. Early black physicians not only became skilled practitioners, but also educators and trailblazers, paving the way for future physicians, surgeons, and nurses and opening doors to better health care for African American communities. Spady Museum.  561-279-8883, spadymuseum.com
 
 
 
 
 

March 2017:

1-31- Shark Feeding - Tues-Sat - 10:30am, Sun1:30pm- $5. Alligator Feeding –Wed & Sat 1pm. 561-274-7263sandowayhouse.org

1-31- Sandoway Discovery Center Jr. Shark Biologist- Wed & Sun 3:15pm. Free. Designed as a mock shark study, students will be given the task of collecting, examining their “sharks”, recording data and tagging. 561-274-7263, sandowayhouse.org

1-31- Pickleball - $3-4. Call for times. Pompey Park Community Center. 561-243-7356. Delray Beach Community Center.  561-243-7250. Delray Beach Tennis Center 561-243-7360. mydelraybeach.com

1-31 – Savor Our City Culinary Private Tours – Private customized tours of Atlantic Ave and Pineapple Grove for groups of 10 or more guests. 954-410-3177info@SavorOurCity.com

1-31 - Cruise aboard Delray Yacht Cruises - Daily sightseeing cruises at 10:30am & 1pm. $21-24. delraybeachcruises.com

1-31 - Murder on the Beach Booksignings – Join Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore for various Booksignings and Book Clubs throughout the month.  Call for details. 561-279-7790, murderonthebeach.com

1-31 - Waves Surf Academy Surf Camps - Waves Surf Academy offers surf lessons and surf camp programs. We are making waves one person at a time! For more information please contact 561-843-0481 or visit wavessurfacademy.com

2 - Robert D. Chapin Lecture Series: Kobie Boykins - 2pm & 7pm. $25-67. A dynamic young engineer at NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Kobie Boykins is on the front line of Mars exploration.  Boykins designed the solar arrays that powered the Mars exploration rovers, Spirit and Opportunity. Landing on Mars on January 25, 2004, Opportunity was designed to survive a mission lasting approximately 90 days.  Remarkably, the rover continues to traverse the surface of Mars to this day, sending back valuable scientific data. Most recently, Boykins was responsible for the design of actuators on Curiosity, the Mars Science Laboratory, which safely landed on Mars on August 6, 2012. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

2, 9, 16, 23, 30 - Delray Marketplace Music Fest - 6-8pm. Join us in the Delray Marketplace Amphitheater on Thursdays in March for FREE music! 561-865-4613, delraymarket.com

First Friday Art Walk in Downtown Delray - 6pm-9pm. Stroll throughout downtown Delray. 561-243-1077, downtowndelraybeach.com/events

3 - Rhythmic Circus – Feet Don’t Fail Me Now! - 8pm. $15-25. Home grown hoofers from Minneapolis hit the road with a trunk full of tap shoes, funky costumes and a big brass band, ready to burst onto the stage with FEET DON’T FAIL ME NOW!. “Heatbox” the human beatbox, joins the swingin’ seven-piece funk band to accompany each tap, shuffle, and stomp with a clang, riff and refrain.  561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

3 & 4 -  Arts Garage Presents Jethro Tull’s Martin Barre’s Band – $45-75. 8pm. Rock.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

3 & 4 - Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens Family Fun Days - 10am-5pm. Free with paid museum admission. 561-495-0233, morikami.org

4, 5, 11, 12, 25, 26 - Artists in the Park - 10am-4:30pm.  Free. Join the Delray Art League at Veterans Park. Come browse and purchase original works from some of the finest artists South Florida has to offer! delrayartleague.com

5, 12, 19, 26  - Brunch Cruises aboard Delray Yacht Cruises -  10:30am. $36-46.  Enjoy brunch along the intracoastal. delraybeachcruises.com

5 - Shotgun Wedding – A NYCity-Country Band7pm. $30. Shotgun Wedding is two parts twang, an ounce of rock-n-roll and a dash of swing, all shook up!  It’s a unique sound that mixes the best of small town and big city.  Featuring musicians/vocalists who tour with Billy Joel, Hall & Oates, Meatloaf, Bon Jovi  and Shania Twain!  Like sippin’ a moonshine martini at the end of a long hard day, New York City-based Shotgun Wedding blends urban sophistication with homegrown intoxication.    561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

6 - Senior Lifestyle & Healthcare Expo - 9:30am-2pm. Free. The 16th annual Senior Lifestyle & Healthcare Expo is taking place at the South County Civic Center at 16700 Jog Road, Delray Beach, across from the Morikami Museum, from 9:30am to 2pm on Monday, March 6th, 2017. This is event is open to the public and has free admission and parking, with 75 senior service exhibitors; great giveaways, raffles and prizes. For details, call: 754-246-2874 or visit: www.DelraySeniorExpo.com 

9 - Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce Contacts & Cocktails at the Fairfield Inn & Suites - 5:15-7pm.  $10-20.  It's the best way to gain a broader awareness for your business and build relationships within the community. 561-278-0424patty@delraybeach.com

9 - Delray Yacht Cruises Paint & Cruise - 6-8pm. $35. Join us for a 2-hour cruise and paint a wine glass aboard the yacht, with help from local art studio, Art Obsession! Includes cruise, wine glass & paint supplies).  561-243-0686, delraybeachcruises.com

9 - Art Talk with Amy Gross at The Cornell Museum at Old School Square - 6pm. $15. Delray Beach artist, Amy Gross uses hand embroidery and beads to create meticulous sculptures that seem to reflect the natural world.  She will discuss her process with examples from her works on display in the current fiber art exhibit, FABRICATED.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m.  Wine and light bites available. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org 

9 & 12 - Square Play -  3pm - 6pm. FREE at Veterans Park Gazebo. Mega-games and more. 561-243-7350, Murrell@mydelraybeach.com

9 & 30 - Blues on the Square - 7:30pm. $5. This new series offers the best local Blues entertainment.  Come chill out!  Bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks, popcorn, ice cream and $5 beers. Sponsored by Lagunitas. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org 

9 - O Sole Trio: From Pavarotti to Pop - 8pm. $35-45. O Sole Trio is a new, vibrant musical ensemble with an exhilarating show that captures the essence of the Italian-American songbook. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org 

9-SHED Sessions at the Spady Museum - 8-11pm. $10. The Spady House band, featuring Tovah Lovely, Ian Caven, Jimmy Copeland and Beto Rubinell, will begin a jam session and will welcome other local musicians to sit in with their instruments. Vocalists and lyricists are also encouraged to come. Musicians are free. Created in partnership with Musical Director Lovely and MC Caven, SHED SESSIONS at The Spady is bringing an original, modern sound to The Set of Delray Beach. 561-279-8883spadymuseum.com 

10 & 11- The Forty Ninth Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade-  - Friday Night celebrate the Irish Siamsa and Party from 5-10pm. Saturday 11am-7pm. join us for one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in the nation and pay tribute to the brave Firefighters across the globe. stpatrickparade.com

10 - Haitian Heritage Exhibit Opening Reception- 6:30pm-8:30pm. Join us for music, traditional dance and spoken word performances by Haitian American artists. Complimentary foods native to Haiti, beer & wine will be served. 25% of art proceeds benefit Milagro Center. Please RSVP to nescalera@milagrocenter.org

10 - Catch A Rising Star Comedy presents Angela LaGreca: Crest Theatre at Old School Square - 8pm. $47-67. This award-winning musical comedienne, actress, singer and writer has performed everywhere from Caroline’s Comedy Club to Carnegie Hall.  She has played to rave reviews and sold-out shows in top clubs, theatrical venues and corporate settings across the country.  561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org 

10-  Arts Garage Presents Cedric Burnside – $30-45. 8pm. Blues. Burnside is a Grammy-nominated artist who is also a 4-time winner of Blues Drummer of the Year, widely regarded as one of the best drummers in the world. The Cedric Burnside Project is his collaboration with blues guitarist Trenton Ayers, both hailing from the hill country of North Mississippi. The two come together to create a sound that combines both traditional blues and new-school funk. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

10 - 17 - Delray Beach Senior Games - Basketball Shooting, Billiards, Bowling, Croquet, Golf, Pickleball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field. 243-7000 x5101, BeardsleyD@mydelraybeach.com

11- Ride and Remember Trolley -10am- $25. Spady Museum. When you board the “Ride & Remember” Trolley Tour, the history of Delray Beach comes alive!  561-279-8883spadymuseum.com 

11-  Arts Garage Presents Catherine Russell – $30-45. 8pm. Jazz. The Grammy-winning jazz and blues singer has toured the world, performing and recording with top artists like David Bowie, Steely Dan, Cyndi Lauper, Paul Simon, and many others. Not surprisingly, her albums and tracks have topped Jazz charts and earned an array of awards. With a sparkling acoustic swing and a stunning vocal approach, Russell joins the ranks of the greatest interpreters and performers of American Popular Song. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

13 & 14 - Lorna Luft at the Crest Theatre at Old School Square - 8pm. $57-72. Lorna Luft performs her brand new show, AN EVENING WITH LORNA LUFT, a dynamic and emotional journey of music from The Great American Songbook, Broadway classics, production shows in which she has starred, plus a few special songs from her heritage.  561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org 

16 - Delray Beach Home Tour - 10am-4pm. $100. The 16th Annual Delray Beach Home Tour will be held in March, 2017 from 10 am to 4 pm in the Coastal Area of Delray Beach, from Atlantic Avenue to George Bush Boulevard between the Intracoastal & A1A. Proceeds benefit the Achievement Center for Children & Families. delrayhometour.com
 
16 - The Klezmatics - 7:30pm. $25. The Pavilion at Old School Square presents the music of the Klezmatics, a group that for 25 years have raised the bar for Eastern European Jewish music and helped to change the face of contemporary Yiddish culture.  561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org 
 
17-  Arts Garage Presents Rachelle Coba Quartet – $30-45. 8pm. Blues. As a singer, songwriter, and a guitar player, Rachelle Coba is a triple threat. Her intensity and skill sets her apart from the rest. The soul gripping songstress has consistently brought the house down to cheering audiences around the world with her own high-powered brand of Blues, from soul, to country, to uptown, onto the stage. Inspired by her encounter with Buddy Guy, Coba went on to tour and perform with artists like Albert Castigila, Grady Champion, and Ray Drew, and has since crafted her own style, along with her band.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
17-19 - Shades of Buble- 2pm & 8pm. $43-53. A Three-Man Tribute to Michael Bublé has been wowing audiences with tight harmonies, smooth choreography and charming good looks.  Crest Theatre. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org 
 
18 - The Way Of Tea: Sado Demonstration at Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens  - 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm. $5 with paid museum admission. Observe Japanese sado, an ever-changing demonstration rich in seasonal subtleties. Your involvement in the true spirit of sado — harmony (wa), reverence (kei), purity (sei), tranquility (jaku) — along with a sip of green tea and a sweet will help you bring a calm perspective into your busy life. 561-495-0233, morikami.org
 
18 - Drum Circle - 7pm-10pm Free. Hosted by: Parks and Recreation & South Florida Drum Circle. FREE at Veterans Park Gazebo Drumming, dancing, acro-yoga and more. 561-243-7350, Murrell@mydelraybeach.com
 
18 - All People's Day Diversity Festival - 11am-5pm. Free. Pompey Park. "Discovering Our Connections". 20-Live Diversity Entertainers, 50-Issue Based and Interactive Cultural Booths, Health Fair Booths, Arts Activities and Workshop. FREE Food, Merchandise Sales. allpeoplesday.com
 
18-  Arts Garage Presents Victor Gould Trio – $30-45. 8pm. Jazz. The New York-based, Los Angeles born pianist and composer has been paving his way through the jazz scene. Gould has worked with top jazz masters such as Branford Marsalis, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Carmen Lundy, Esperanza Spalding, and Christian Scott among others.  He was the first student to ever receive the Herbie Hancock Presidential scholarship at Berklee College of Music, and was also honored with the 2009 ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer Award.  After graduating from Berklee, Gould received his Masters Degree at the prestigious Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, where he was a semifinalist in the Thelonious Monk International Piano Competition.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
18-19– Art on the Square: A Premiere Outdoor Gallery - 10am-5pm. Free. Presented by the Cornell Art Museum, this premiere, outdoor juried show will feature extraordinary, original works by fine art and fine craft artists from around the country.  The Old School Square center grounds will be transformed into an exciting outdoor gallery, welcoming art collectors and enthusiasts to meet the artists and discover something new.  Original works include paintings, ceramics, fiber art, glass, jewelry, mixed-media, metalwork, photography, digital, woodwork and sculptures in a variety of media. Old School Square grounds. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org
 
19 - Granfondo Bike Ride -7am. $100-150. The Granfondo Garneau Florida Ride is a premier road cycling event in South Florida. Built off the tremendous success of the Granfondo Garneau-Quebecor, Louis Garneau, the Canadian road racing olympic champion and cycle-wear manufacturer, has paired up with the Delray Beach Twilight Festival for a third year in a row to create an epic cycling experience for the masses! Race begins at Veteran's Park.  delraygranfondo.com
 
19-  Billy Mays Presents "A Brief History of Jazz" at Arts Garage – $30-45. 7pm. Jazz.  As one of the top pianists and arrangers in the world, Mays has honed his craft for the last five decades, accompanying legends such as Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughn, Frank Zappa, and countless others. His music has been described as “inventive” and “dynamic” as a true “jazz improviser.” Don’t miss him when he graces the stage at Arts Garage with eclectic intonations and fresh interpretations of favorite classical themes, jazz classics, and original works. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
20-24 - Waves Surf Academy Spring Break Surf Camp - 9am-2:30pm. Waves Surf Academy offers surf lessons and surf camp programs. We are making waves one person at a time! For more information please contact 561-843-0481, wavessurfacademy.com
 
23- Delray Yacht Cruises Steel Drum Cruise - 6-8pm. $25. Cruise the calm waters of the Intracoastal to the sounds of the Islands! 561-243-0686, delraybeachcruises.com
 
24 - 27 - Neil Simon’s Barefoot in the Park at the Crest Theatre at Old School Square - 2pm & 8pm. $47-57. The 2017 National Tour of Neil Simon’s Barefoot in the Park is a romantic comedy focusing on a pair of newlyweds, Corie and Paul, as they begin married life in a tiny, 5th-floor walk-up apartment in a Manhattan brownstone.  561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org
 
24 -  Arts Garage Presents Frank Vignola & Vinny Raniolo – $30-45. 8pm. Acousitc Guitar Duo.  This outstanding duo is infectiously fun, melodic and will keep your feet tapping. Vignola’s jaw-dropping technique explains why The New York Times deemed him “one of the brightest stars of the guitar.”  Joined by guitar whiz Vinny Raniolo, Frank demonstrates the stunning virtuosity that has made him the guitarist of choice for some of the world's top musicians, including Ringo Starr, Madonna, and guitar legend Les Paul. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
25 -  Arts Garage Presents Ghost Town Blues – $30-45. 8pm. Blues. This award-winning, chart-topping blues band is definitely a “must see”. With a variety of talented musicians, the grooves go from funky to bluesy with horns, harmonies, and homegrown instruments - combined with an energetic, roots-rich set.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
25, 26, 30, 31- Delray Beach Playhouse Presents “Once Upon a Matress” – $30.  A Musical Comedy by Mary Rodgers and Marshall Barer. ONCE UPON A MATTRESS is the deliciously light- hearted musical comedy that catapulted Carol Burnett to stardom as Princess Winnifred the Woebegone (or “Fred” to her friends).  561-272-1281 Ext. 4, delraybeachplayhouse.com
 
27 - 9th Annual Savor the Avenue - Guests can experience an epic al fresco dinner table seating hundreds of people who dine on a scrumptious multicourse dinner in the middle of Downtown Delray Beach. The elegant dining table now stretches for five blocks down the middle of picturesque Atlantic Avenue. Contact each reastaurant to make your reservation. downtowndelraybeach.com/SavorTheAvenue
 
27 & 28 - Linda Lavin: My First Farewell Concert at the Crest Theatre at Old School Square - 8pm. $57-72. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org
 
29– The PinkSlip Duo, Joan Friedenberg and Bill Bowen – 2pm.  Shaped by the cultural and sexual revolutions of the sixties and changing attitudes about a woman’s place in the world, our six female singer-songwriters helped shape some of those changes with their lyrics and lifestyles, which set examples of independence and growth away from the shackles of subservient earlier generations. 561-272-1281 Ext. 4, delraybeachplayhouse.com
 
31- Delray Beach Playhouse Presents “At the Rialto” – 2pm.  $25.  The movie titles on the marquee may change, but people are still smooching in the balcony! Grab your popcorn and settle into your seats for some surprising stories of what can happen at the cinema. What’s more exciting: what’s up on the big screen, or what’s happening right here at The Rialto! 561-272-1281 Ext. 4, delraybeachplayhouse.com
 
31-  Arts Garage Guild Presents Casino Royale – $100-125. 6:30pm.  Come try your luck at Arts Garage, for a night of Las Vegas style fun while supporting arts education, outreach and programming at the Arts Garage. The evening includes casino games (like slots, poker, roulette, craps, and more), live entertainment, an open bar, and heavy hors d’oeuvres and desserts. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
 
Exhibits:
1-April 22 - "Fabricated" at The Cornell Museum at Old School Square -  From street art to galleries, contemporary fiber art is recognized as a highly collectible visual art with its own identities. Fabricated delves deep into the world of artists who stitch, sew, cut, and glue textiles to create extraordinary art. The exhibition includes a variety of works, from exceptionally large scale pieces to surprisingly tiny pieces, from extremely detailed to the abstract. This show will satisfy art lovers and non-museum goers alike! Cornell Museum at Old School Square, 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org 
 
1-May 6- Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons -$10.  Tues-Sat 11am-4pm. The role of African Americans as health care providers in the history of medicine is a story often overlooked. Yet, as physicians, healers, midwives, or “bush medicine practitioners,” African Americans have always practiced medicine. Early black physicians not only became skilled practitioners, but also educators and trailblazers, paving the way for future physicians, surgeons, and nurses and opening doors to better health care for African American communities. Spady Museum.  561-279-8883, spadymuseum.com

 

April 2017:

1-30- Shark Feeding - Tues-Sat - 10:30am, Sun1:30pm- $5. Alligator Feeding –Wed & Sat 1pm. 561-274-7263sandowayhouse.org

1-30- Sandoway Discovery Center Jr. Shark Biologist- Wed & Sun 3:15pm. Free. Designed as a mock shark study, students will be given the task of collecting, examining their “sharks”, recording data and tagging. 561-274-7263, sandowayhouse.org

1-30- Pickleball - $3-4. Call for times. Pompey Park Community Center. 561-243-7356. Delray Beach Community Center.  561-243-7250. Delray Beach Tennis Center 561-243-7360. mydelraybeach.com

1-30– Savor Our City Culinary Private Tours – Private customized tours of Atlantic Ave and Pineapple Grove for groups of 10 or more guests. 954-410-3177info@SavorOurCity.com

1-30 - Cruise aboard Delray Yacht Cruises - Daily sightseeing cruises at 10:30am & 1pm. $21-24. delraybeachcruises.com

1-30- Murder on the Beach Booksignings – Join Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore for various Booksignings and Book Clubs throughout the month.  Call for details. 561-279-7790, murderonthebeach.com

1, 2, 7-9- Delray Beach Playhouse Presents “Once Upon a Matress” – $30.  A Musical Comedy by Mary Rodgers and Marshall Barer. ONCE UPON A MATTRESS is the deliciously light- hearted musical comedy that catapulted Carol Burnett to stardom as Princess Winnifred the Woebegone (or “Fred” to her friends).  561-272-1281 Ext. 4, delraybeachplayhouse.com

6 - Delray Yacht Cruises Paint & Cruise - 6-8pm. $35. Join us for a 2-hour cruise and paint a wine glass aboard the yacht, with help from local art studio, Art Obsession! Includes cruise, wine glass & paint supplies).  561-243-0686, delraybeachcruises.com

7- 9 - Delray Affair - The Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 55th year of the Delray Affair. The Delray Affair is the largest arts & craft festival in the Southeast United States. The event takes place along the palm tree lined downtown streets of Delray Beach and stretches 12 city blocks from the Intracoastal to NW 2nd Avenue. The Delray Affair has received numerous awards for its ‘eclectic’ mixture of fine art, great crafts and funky products from around the world. Last year, artists and crafters from 30 states and twelve countries exhibited at the Delray Affair. delrayaffair.com

8- Ride and Remember Trolley -10am- $25. Spady Museum. When you board the “Ride & Remember” Trolley Tour, the history of Delray Beach comes alive!  561-279-8883spadymuseum.com 

15- The Way Of Tea: Sado Demonstration at Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens  - 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm. $5 with paid museum admission. Observe Japanese sado, an ever-changing demonstration rich in seasonal subtleties. Your involvement in the true spirit of sado — harmony (wa), reverence (kei), purity (sei), tranquility (jaku) — along with a sip of green tea and a sweet will help you bring a calm perspective into your busy life. 561-495-0233, morikami.org

20 - Delray Yacht Cruises Steel Drum Cruise - 6-8pm. $25. Cruise the calm waters of the Intracoastal to the sounds of the Islands! 561-243-0686, delraybeachcruises.com

 
All dates, times and events are subject to change without notice.

If you would like your event listed on this calendar, please e-mail Tiffany Mazer at tmazer@delraybeach.com!

This Document is produced by The Delray Beach Marketing Cooperative, Inc., a partnership between the Community Redevelopment Agency, the Chamber of Commerce and the City of Delray Beach.  For more information about the Cooperative, call (561) 279-1380 ext. 108 or visit www.visitdelraybeach.org

The Pavilion at Old School Square presents the music of the Klezmatics, a group that for 25 years have raised the bar for Eastern European Jewish music and helped to change the face of contemporary Yiddish culture.

 

 

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