Delray Beach Special Events


 

January 2017:

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

1-31- Pickleball - $2.Call for times. Pompey Park Community Center. 561-243-7356. Delray Beach Community Center.  561-243-7250dbpickle.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, 8, 15, 22, 29  - Brunch Cruises aboard Delray Yacht Cruises -  10:30am. Enjoy brunch along the intracoastal. $36-46. delraybeachcruises.com

5- Silent Disco at The Fieldhouse at Old School Square - This date night or friends’ night offers a high energy performance in a silent atmosphere!  At this DJ dance party, the music is experienced through high quality, wireless headphones. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

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

7, 14, 24, 28 - Delray Beach GreenMarket –9am-2pm. The GreenMarket is an open air marketplace located at Old School Square Park. delraycra.org/greenmarket

7 & 8, 14 & 15, 28 & 29 - 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

8 - The Bluepring Gallery at Milagro Center Opening Reception "Retrospect" - 6:30pm-8:30pm.  Join us for music, handmade vendors, light bites, beer & wine. 25% of art proceeds benefit Milagro Center. nescalera@milagrocenter.org

8 -  Arts Garage Presents Sultans of String – $30-45. 7pm. World Fusion. The award-winning Canadian band creates an energetic and exciting medley of styles, fusing elements of Flamenco, Gypsy-jazz, Cuban rhythms, Celtic reels, and even Arabic and South Asian styles. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

8 - Oshogatsu New Year's Celebration - $6-35. 10am-5pm. Year of the Rooster. Activities incldue: Sado tea ceremony, Omikuji, Japanese fortune telling ($1 with paid admission), Mochitsuki, or rice-pounding to make mochi cakes, Shishimai, meet the lion dancer as he ushers in the New Year to the beat of the taiko drum! Hands-on craft and kids activities, Open air koto musical performances, Japanese festival foods, the Kirin Beer Garden and Sake Station, Japanese Gardens 101, Bonsai Demonstrations, The Sweet Shop at the Museum Store, Exclusive Oshogatsu tees by the Fine Print Shoppe. 561-495-0233, morikami.org

9- Too Marvelous for Words at the Crest Theatre at Old School Square  - $29-39. This celebration of the Nat King Cole Trio with actor and singer/pianist, Peter Smith includes great stories woven into the song selections. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

9 - Sequin Shop & Share benefiting the Achievement Center  - 11am. Head to Sequin Delray Beach where 20% of all sales will benefit the Achievement Center for Children & Families. 561-243-9373

9-11, 13, 16-18 - Volunteer Training: Are you a good listener? Register to volunteer with the Association for Community Counseling. Learn to help people in need of resolving life issues. 561-638-0908

11 -Delray Beach Prayer Breakfast - 7am - 8:30 am - $25. All proceeds benefit City House of Delray.  Join us as we kick off 2016 Praying for Delray at the Vintage Gymnasium at Old School Square.  theavechurch.com

11 - Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce Contacts & Cocktails with the Delray Art League - 5:15-7pm.  $10-20. Join our sponsor, The Delray Art League, in the Ocean Breeze room at Old School Square for our Contacts & Cocktails event.   It's the best way to gain a broader awareness for your business and build relationships within the community. 561-278-0424patty@delraybeach.com

12 - 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 

14- 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 

14 - Catch A Rising Star: Mike Marino $47-67. 8pm. Comedy Series at Old School Square. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

14 -  Arts Garage Presents Phoebe Legere – $30-45. 8pm. Americana. Legere is a legendary artist and true musician.  She is internationally celebrated for her songwriting, her supernatural vocal range, and her mastery of blues piano, Cajun accordion and folk guitar. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

15 -  Arts Garage Presents Trio Da Paz with Special Guest, Vocalist Maucha Adnet  – $30-45. 7pm. Brazilian Jazz. The #1 Brazilian Jazz band recently received a 2017 Grammy-nomination for Best Latin Jazz album! In addition to three of Brazils most in-demand musicians, the show will feature special guest, Maucha Adnet, the renowned Brazilian singer.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

16- Martin Luther King Jr Breakfast -8:30am-10am- $30. The Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast is an inspirational start to the day of service that the King Holiday embodies. The program includes a hearty breakfast, insightful discourses by community leaders and inspirational performances. Event will be held and the Delray Beach Golf Club and hosted by the Spady Museum.  561-279-8883spadymuseum.com 

16-21 - The 13th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival - The Palm Beach Poetry Festival is an annual event offering the best of America’s most engaging and award-winning poets and poetry. It’s an intensive week of workshops, readings, craft classes and special events. All events take place in the Crest Theatre, the Crest classrooms or the Fieldhouse.  The 13th annual Festival will offer six days of readings, interview craft talks, manuscript conferences, panel discussion, social events, free events, and so much more. Special Guest Poet is CHARLES SIMIC, past U.S. Poet Laureate, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award and Griffin Prize for Poetry. palmbeachpoetryfestival.org

17 - Movie Night at Veteran's Park - Sunset. Mega screen outdoor movie and popcorn. Bring your chairs, snacks and drinks for family memories.  561-243-7350

20-  Arts Garage Presents Marlow Rosado – $30-45. 7pm. Latin Jazz. The 2-time Grammy award winning pianist and composer has collaborated with top artists including Ricky Martin and Mark Anthony. He a true Latin Jazz Legend!  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
21 - Kimono Cultural Demonstration - 11am, 1:30 & 3pm - $5 with paid admission. Not all kimonos are created equal! Morikami Musuem & Japanese Gardens. 561-495-0233, morikami.org
 
21-  Arts Garage Presents Unlimited Devotion – $20. 8pm. Grateful Dead Tribute. With a reputation as one of the Southeast’s most popular Grateful Dead inspired tribute bands, the group’s repertoire also includes classics like Bob Dylan, Pink Floyd, Phish, and Cream.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
21-22– Twenty Seventh Annual Delray Festival of the Arts Free. 10am-5pm. Presented by Howard Alan Events. The Downtown Delray Beach Festival of the Arts, consistently ranked as one of the best art affairs in the U.S. by Sunshine Artist Magazine, blends long-time favorites with the most buzz-worthy names on the contemporary arts scene. Celebrating its 28th year, this juried art festival of hand-crafted artwork including glass, photography, painting, mixed media, fiber, jewelry and much more. This much anticipated, premiere Delray Beach art festival hosts hundreds of artists exhibiting and selling their work in an outdoor gallery that spans one mile of Atlantic Avenue from US1 all the way to A1A. On Atlantic Avenue from US1 to Andrews Avenue. artfestival.com
 
21-23 -Delray Beach Open Level 3 Junior Championships - USTA National Level 3 event consists of nationally-ranked participants competing in the Boys and Girls 14s age division. yellowtennisball.com/dbojuniors
 
22-  Arts Garage Presents Brother Sun with special guest Rod MacDonald – $30-45. 7pm. Americana/Folk. Fusing folk, Americana, blues, pop, jazz, rock, and a cappella singing, Brother Sun is an explosion of musical diversity and harmony, in the finest of male singing traditions. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
23 & 24– Sierra Boggess Crest Theatre at Old School Square - 8pm. $57-72. Sierra Boggess is known for her starring roles in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway and originating the role of Ariel in the 2007 production of The Little Mermaid. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org
 
25 – Adam Trent the Futurist at the Crest Theatre at Old School Square - 8pm. $52-62. Broadway and TV star Adam Trent exemplifies a new generation of magician, whose interactive, fast-paced performances are part magic, part concert, and part stand-up comedy. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org
 
25-29 - Delray Beach Fashion Week -  Experience five days of style, fashion and sophistication in Downtown Delray Beach! Delray Beach Fashion Week shocases designs and collections of clothing and accessories from Downtown Delray's boutiques (and Delray designers) as well as stylish coiffures presented by our Downtown hair stylists & salons. Celebrate spectacular fashion, local designers, art and beauty at the 4th annual Delray Beach Fashion Week created by the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority & the Downtown businesses. The local designers and diverse fashions will take center stage at the fashion runway events, designer showcase, fashion luncheon, Stiletto Race, and for the first time a Fashion Week Boutique Pop Up Shopping Event.  Events will take place throughout Downtown Delray Beach and many are free to the public. Runway seats are ticketed. 561-243-1077, downtowndelraybeach.com
 
26 - YPAD presents the Fabulous Fashionistas of Delray Beach - 5:30pm. Join the Young Professionals for a social showcasing of Delray Beach's Hottest Fashion Designers at Honey, 16 E. Atlantic Ave., www.delraybeach.com/ypad
 
27- Fifth Annual Stiletto Race – 6-9pm. $25 entry fee.  Fab & Funky Race for a Cause. SE 3rd Ave between Atlantic & SE 1st St. Sprint, strut or sashay to the finish line. Music by DJ Bumi Benjamin- Food Trucks- Refreshments and more! Proceeds benefit Achievement Centers for Children & Families. DelrayStilettoRace.com
 
28 - #DBFashionWeek Final Show "Surf & Swim" – 7pm. Old School Square Park. 561-243-1077, downtowndelraybeach.com
 
27-29– Beehive, The 60’s Musical at th Crest Theatre at Old School Square Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 2 & 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. $52-62. An exciting and colorful salute to the women who made the music of the 1960s so special – Lesley Gore, Janis Joplin, the Shirelles, Aretha Franklin and so many more! 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org
 

Exhibits:

1-31 - Spady Museum Presents: African Americans in Delray -$10.  Tues-Sat 11am-4pm. Through the 1880s - 1920s, Delray Beach welcomed the people that would influence its character, design, development and future. Residents came from all walks of life and from areas around the country. Today, descendants of some of these pioneers continue to call Delray Beach home. This exhibit depicts early pioneers and their descendants and how their professions helped shape the city’s personality. This is a permanent exhibit.  561-279-8883, spadymuseum.com

1 - 15 – The Cornell Museum at Old School Square presents Fifteen Minutes Andy Warhol once stated that “everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” The Fifteen Minutes exhibition focuses on the idea of fame and different ways it can be interpreted through artwork.  This group show will feature work that expresses the idea of fame and works by artists who have become celebrities themselves. Exhibition includes contemporary works shown in galleries and museums worldwide. Museum hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; closed Monday and major holidays.  $5 suggested donation. 561-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.org

1 - 15– The Cornell Museum at Old School Square presents A Life in Portraits A Life in Portraits brings together world-renowned, contemporary, American artists, spanning five decades, who have created portraits of art patron and collector, Joan Quinn.  The exhibition includes over 50 portraits, from a collection of approximately 300, realized in all mediums by artists that Quinn has believed in and supported.  The exhibition explores the relationship between artist and subject and is a rare but fascinating look into the creative process of some of the world’s greatest American artists. Included are works by such renowned artists as Don Bachardy, Jean Michel Basquiat, Billy Al Bengston, Laddie John Dill, Robert Graham, Milton Greene, David Hockney, Robert Mapplethorpe, Ed Moses, Helmut Newton, Mel Ramos, Zandra Rhodes, Matthew Rolston, Ed Ruscha, and Alice Springs.  Also included is the famous Polaroid of Quinn by Andy Warhol transformed into a painting by Warhol’s assistant Rupert Smith. Museum hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; closed Monday and major holidays.  $5 suggested donation. 561-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.org

 

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, 8, 15, 22, 29  - Brunch Cruises aboard Delray Yacht Cruises -  10:30am. Enjoy brunch along the intracoastal. $36-46. delraybeachcruises.com

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

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

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 & 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

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
 
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
 
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
 
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

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

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

 

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