Delray Beach Special Events


 

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 - 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 
 
1-31- Delray Beach Historical Society Presents: Fish Tales - $5. Thus - Sat, 11am - 3pm. An exploration of area fishing!  561-274-9578, delraybeachhistory.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  - FREE Oral Cancer Screenings - Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. There will be roughly 50,000 people who will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer this year and the fastest growing segment of the population are young, healthy, nonsmoking individuals. The screenings are painless and take less than 10 minutes. Everyone is welcome! Spodak Dental Group, 3911 W. Atlantic Ave. Call (561) 498-0050 to make an appointment. 

1 -  Arts Garage Presents Stooges Brass Band – $30-45. 8pm. New Orleans Brass. The award-winning band has earned their rank as one of the elite brass bands in New Orleans.  The band consistently provides a welcome blast of true New Orleans spirit, engaging audiences with their innovative blend of traditional New Orleans brass sounds, contemporary jazz and hip-hop beats.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

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

1 & 2 - Morikami Hatsume Fair - 11am-6pm. $10-15.  Celebrating the first bud of spring, Morikami’s largest annual event, Hatsume Fair transforms the normally tranquil Morikami Park into a unique Japanese spring festival featuring three stages (with taiko drumming, martial arts demos, samurai sword fighting performances, and our annual costume and fashion show contest), avenues of artisan booths, plant sales, Japanese street fair food vendors and children’s activities.  561-495-0233, morikami.org

1 - Bravo Amici at Old School Square Pavilion-8pm. $30. This talented trio performs an uplifting selection of well-known classical and contemporary arias, combining elements of pop, Broadway and opera with classical overtones.  561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org 

2 -  Arts Garage Presents James Francies Trio – $30-45. 7pm. Esteemed Jazz Pianist. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
3 & 4 - Billy Porter at the Crest Theatre at Old School Square - 8pm. $57-72. Tony and Grammy Award-winning actor/singer/writer, Billy Porter won the Tony Award for his performance as Lola in Kinky Boots.   561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org 

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

6 - Robert D. Chapin Lecture Series: David Doubilet2pm & 7pm. $25-67. Considered the world’s leading underwater photographer, Doubilet has introduced a generation to the mystery and wonder of the deep and has photographed more than 70 stories for National Geographic. 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- 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

During Delray Affair - 

Delray Affair After Dark: Special offers available throughout downtown during Delray Affair weekend at local restaurants and merchants. Pop-up Live Music Friday & Saturday night. DelrayAffairAfterDark.com

Delray Affair -  Donate a Dollar – The Donate a Dollar fundraising campaign will benefit the city’s Chamber of Commerce, which has been the hub of local business since 1925. Every dollar donated will help keep the Delray Affair profitable so the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce can continue its transformational work in a variety of areas, including: Small Business Support – The Chamber’s classes educate small business owners, and its staff and board members meet with small business owners on a daily basis to offer professional help and encouragement. Entrepreneur Roundtables – The Chamber is expanding its roundtable offerings to entrepreneurs in the fields of technology, fashion & beauty, product development, food & beverage, and health & fitness. The Chamber also is considering adding roundtables for veterans and teens.  Excelling Women in Business – The Chamber’s Focus on Women programs provide a platform for learning and connectivity. Non-profit Excellence – more than 100 nonprofit organizations benefit from the Chamber’s monthly nonprofit council meetings, free Lunch & Learns, and excellent training from numerous local leaders. delrayaffair.com

The Gladiola Makes a Comeback - As the exclusive festival Gladiolus supplier, the Delray Beach Historical Society in conjunction with Delray Garden Center will be selling Gladiolus bulbs in their booth to help raise money for their educational programs.

7 & 8 - Artrageous at Old School Square Pavilion7pm. $15-25. An electrifying combination of artists painting at amazing speed and high energy live music, amazing vocals, creative choreography and audience interaction.  Giant artworks jump to life unveiling larger-than-life icons and masterpieces in just moments! 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

7 -  Arts Garage Presents Nancy Kelly – $30-45. 8pm. Jazz Vocalist. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

8 -  Arts Garage Presents Lauren Mitchell – $30-45. 8pm. Bluse/Sould Singer. The blues and soul singer is a mesmerizing performer with powerful vocals and a dynamic stage presence. Her new album features covers of songs by Etta James, Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, and more, combined with a bold mix of her own material. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

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 

9 - Spodak Dental Beach Cleanup - 8am. We will host a quick yoga session at 8 a.m. and will clean the beach afterward. Once we're done, stick around and enjoy the beach with snacks and refreshments. There will be a prize for first, second and third heaviest bag, courtesy of Saltwater Brewery, so game on! 561-498-0050, facebook.com/events/2361002447374027

9 -  Arts Garage Presents The Wolfepak Band– $10-15.7pm. Tibute to Rock & Roll. The band will entertain you with an action packed performance filled with powerhouse vocals, tasty harmonies, world-class guitar and piano solos, driving bass lines, supported by an equally superb percussion section. Comprised of genres ranging from rock, blues, jazz, and funk, this is an incredible live show you do not want to miss! 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

11-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 

13 - Murder on the Beach Book Signing – 7pm.  James Grippando will speak and sign The Most Dangerous Place $26.99. 561-279-7790, murderonthebeach.com

13 & 27 - Blues on the Square7:30pm. $5. Experience some of Florida’s best Blues bands. 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. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org 

14-  Arts Garage Presents Ken Peplowski Quartet – $30-45.  8pm. Jazz Clarinetist & Saxophonist. Not only is Peplowski considered the greatest living jazz clarinetist, he is also a renowned tenor saxophone player, and a charismatic entertainer. He has been delighting audiences for over 30 years with his warmth, wit, and musicianship. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

14 - Free Friday Night Concert Spring Series - 7:30pm. Featuring The Holidazed. Free admission; weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  561-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.org

14 - Mark Nadler – Let’s Misbehave: A Celebration of Cole Porter- 8pm. $29-39. Internationally acclaimed, award-winning entertainer, Mark Nadler explores the wit, the romance and the life of American songwriter, Cole Porter. 561-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.org

15 -  The Great American Cleanup - 8am-10am. Free. Make plans now to join thousands of volunteers of all ages across America who will be taking part in efforts to clean up and improve their local communities. 561- 274-7263, sandoway.org

15 - Delray Beach Parks & Recreation Egg Hunt at Miller Park - 8am. Free. Ages 1-10. Hunt for 10,000 Eggs filled with candy and special prizes! 243-7277, beardsleyd@mydelraybeach.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

15-  Arts Garage Presents Elsten Torres– $30-45.  8pm. Latin Roots, Grovy Soul. The 2-time Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter was born in Cuba, raised in NYC, and is a currently lives in Miami, with a wide international fanbase. His songs, which blend Latin roots and groovy soul, have reached Billboard’s top ten charts over six times and was voted “The Best Latin Singer” by the Miami New Times. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

16-  Arts Garage Presents The French Horn Collective – $30-45.  7pm. This energetic and progressive band performs an eclectic variety of Gypsy Jazz, Swing, and modern original French music throughout South Florida, with a medley of instruments. They are an energetic and progressive band led by a prestigious Parisian musician. This is a lively and uplifting show that you won’t want to miss! 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

18- Murder on the Beach Book Clubs – 6:30pm. The Tuesday Murder Club will discuss The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins $16. 561-279-7790, murderonthebeach.com

18 - Popovich Comedy Pet Theater - 8pm. $38. Former Moscow Circus veteran, Gregory Popovich performs with his entourage of world-class jugglers and over 30 performing pets including house cats and dogs (all rescued from animal shelters!). Fun for the whole family! Crest Theatre at Old School Square.  561-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.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
 
20-  Arts Garage Presents ONYX 9pm. This monthly exhibition of local musical talent premieres with hot local artists Killmama and Jay Thomas.  Presented every 3rd Thursday of the month in the Black Box Theater at Arts Garage.  BYOB and $10 cover. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
20 - Alan Safier as George Burns – Say Goodnight Gracie - 8pm. $38. Alan Safier stars as George Burns in the hit Broadway play that offers a heart-warming look back at this legendary comedian. 561-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.org
 
21- Free Friday Night Concert Spring Series - 7:30pm. Featuring Libido ( Top 40/R&B/Rock/Reggae). Free admission; weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  561-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.org

21-  Arts Garage Presents The Ignacio Berroa Quartet  – $30-45.  8pm. Modern & Traditional Jazz / Legendary Drummer. The Grammy-nominated, Cuban-born jazz drummer is truly a legend, recognized as one of the greatest drummers of all time. Berroa and his Quartet sizzle and groove, full of flare and flash. Ignacio's electric energy, combined with his incomparable skill, dazzles crowds and lifts them to their feet.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

22 - Delray Beach Earth Day Celebration - 9:30am-12pm. Free. Celerbate Earth Day at the Old School Square Pavilion with fun activities for the family.
 
22 - Seventh Annual Real Men Bake & Rock at the Sock Hop - 6-9pm. $35-40. Join the Woman's Club of Delray Beach at the Old School Square Fieldhouse as 30+ male bakers (local celebrity chefs) will provide an all-you-can-eat feast of baked goods, sweet & savory! Dance the night away with the 50’s & 60’s Sock Hop! delraywomansclub.com
 
22-  Arts Garage Presents Oriente  – $30-45.  8pm. Latin Jazz. Conceived by Cuban-born guitarist/composer Eddy Balzola, Oriente’s signature sound features explosive Afro-Latin percussion - fusing Cuban roots with Blues, Jazz, Caribbean and Brazilian influences. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
22-  Arts Garage Presents An Evening with Dara Tucker– $30-45.  7pm. Jazz Singer/Songwriter. As the winner of the “Nashville Industry Music Award” for best jazz vocalist, Dara Tucker is making her mark in the world of jazz and beyond - with a unique blend of soul, Americana, Gospel and Jazz. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
22-  Arts Garage Presents SHINE All Arts Open Mic Monthly Showcase– $10.  9pm. Step up on the stage and SHINE at this all arts Open Mic monthly showcase (every 4th Wednesday of the Month in the Main Stage Theater).  Bring a song, a poem, a rap or a riff, and jam with a live house band on hand to back you up while your friends cheer you on! Hosted by esteemed emcee, Ian Caven. BYOB, and $10 cover.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
27- Canvas & Cocktails- 7pm. $35. This is a fun art experience where you can create an art piece in a relaxed atmosphere… all while enjoying a nice glass of wine, a craft beer or a signature cocktail.  Each month offers something different with one of our professional art instructors.  No experience necessary!  It’s a perfect girls’ night out, group night or date night.  Pre-registration is required.  Creative Arts School at Old School Square.  561-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.org
 
28- Free Friday Night Concert Spring Series - 7:30pm. Featuring Entourage (Top 40/R&B/Rock). Free admission; weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  561-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.org
 
29 - Catch A Rising Star Comedy presents Ben Bailey: Crest Theatre at Old School Square -8pm. $47-67. This acclaimed stand-up comedian is the most desired cabbie in New York!  He is the host of the highly successful shows Cash Cab and Cash Cab: After Dark on the Discovery Channel.  561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org 
 
30- Murder on the Beach Book Clubs – 3pm. The Sunday Sleuths Book Club will discuss Missing, Presumed by Susie Steiner 15.99. 561-279-7790, murderonthebeach.com
 
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
 
1-30 - Delray Beach Historical Society Presents: Fish Tales - $5. Thus - Sat, 11am - 3pm. An exploration of area fishing!  561-274-9578, delraybeachhistory.org

 

May 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 - 10 - Annual Orchid Giveaway - Spend $200 or more shopping at the local merchants (spas & salons included) in Downtown Delray Beach and receive a free orchid plant when you show your receipts. May 4-6 11a.m. - 3p.m., May 7 11a.m. - 5p.m. 561-243-1077, DowntownDelrayBeach.com

5- Free Friday Night Concert Spring Series - 7:30pm. Featuring Remix ( Top 40/R&B/Rock). Free admission; weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  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 

12 - Delray Beach Craft Beer Fest - $40-65. Craft the perfect night out in Delray Beach with the 6th annual DELRAY BEACH CRAFT BEER FEST!  Your ticket gets you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 100 craft brews and ciders… wines too! Attendance is limited to give everyone the best beer tasting experience.  561-243-7922, DBCraftBeerFest.org

13- 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 - Delray Yacht Cruises Mother's Day Brunch Cruises- 10:30am & 1:30pm. $42-67. Spend your Mother's Day aboard the Lady Atlantic! 561-243-0686, delraybeachcruises.com

19- Free Friday Night Concert Spring Series - 7:30pm. Featuring Royale Majestique (Jumbo Lounge). Free admission; weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  561-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.org

20 - Sets in the West - 5-9pm.  Free. History, culture along with fun events and games for kids come together at Sets in the West, a neighborhood block party on Northwest Fifth Avenue presented by the Delray Beach Marketing Cooperative in conjunction with the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum. Now in its third year, Sets in the West is a free street festival open to the public and designed to highlight the city’s West Settlers District, now known as The Set,  as well as African American history and culture. It also honors Florida’s Emancipation Day, May 20 1985.    There will be plenty to do for kids with face painting and a variety of games set up in conjunction with the Delray Beach Parks and Recreation. You can enjoy live main stage entertainment by local band Spider Cherry, with host Ian Caven.  Local artist and Palm Beach County resident, Jason “JaFleu” Fleurant whose work is displayed at the Blueprint Gallery at the Milagro Center, will be painting live.   There will also be plenty of food available, thanks to several food trucks. For those interested in learning about the community’s history, both the Spady Museum and the adjacent Williams Cottage will be open. In addition, local businesses and non-profit organizations will also will have booths where visitors can learn about all they have to offer. Bring the whole family out to this free fun event! Contact: 561-278-0424, SetsInTheWestDelray.com 

25- 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

26- Free Friday Night Concert Spring Series - 7:30pm. Featuring Rod Stewart Experience (Tribute). Free admission; weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  561-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.org

Exhibits:
 
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
 

1-31- Delray Beach Historical Society Presents: Fish Tales - $5. Thus - Sat, 11am - 3pm. An exploration of area fishing!  561-274-9578, delraybeachhistory.org

 

June 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

2- Free Friday Night Concerts - 7:30pm. Featuring Motowners (Motown Hits). Free admission; weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  561-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.org

9- Final Free Friday Night Concert  - 7:30pm. Featuring Flavor (Top 40/R&B/Rock). Free admission; weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  5621-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.org

10 - 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-SHED Sessions at the Spady Museum - 4-8pm. $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 

19 -Juneteenth Celebration - 8-11pm. $10. Celebrate the end of the Civil War and Slavery in the United States with food, music and artistic expressions. at Old School Square.  561-279-8883spadymuseum.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.

 

21- Free Friday Night Concert Spring Series - 7:30pm. Featuring Libido ( Top 40/R&B/Rock/Reggae). Free admission; weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage.  Food trucks and cash bar are available.  5621-243-7922, OldSchoolSquare.org

 

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