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August 29, 2015

Delray Beach Special Events


 

August 2015:

1-31- Shark Feeding - Tues-Sat - 10:30am, Sun1:30pm- $4. Alligator Feeding –Wed & Sat 1pm. 561-274-7263, sandowayhouse.org

1-31– Pottery Classes – Mon-Sat. Cloud House Pottery, Artists Alley.  561- 862-9222, cloudhousepottery.com

1-31- Pickleball - $2.Call for times. Pompey Park Community Center. 561-243-7356. Delray Beach Community Center.  561-243-7250. dbpickle.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. 954-410-3177, info@SavorOurCity.com

1-31 – Shark Months at Sandoway Nature Center - $4. Take a bite out of summer and come see: 100 genuine shark and ray jaws including a Great White jaw, Hawaiian shark tooth weapons and fossil dig to find a shark tooth. 561-274-7263, sandowayhouse.org

1-31 – Delray Beach Lighting Baseball Games – Free.  Head on out to Miller Park to enjoy our very own College Baseball Team the Delray Beah Lightning! 561-707-9049, southfloridacollegiateleague.com

1-31 – Bend at the Brewery  - 10am. $15.  Yoga at Saltwater Brewery every Saturday & Sunday. Alexis King for sign up: 561-702-9590, alexismychaelking@icloud.com

1, 15, 22, 29- Writers Workshops at Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore – 10am. $25.  561-279-7790, murderonthebeach.com

1, 8, 15, 22, 29 - Live Long - Live Strong - Qigong. 9am. Outside at Swinton & 1st Street. $10/cash only. 561-221-3327, deborahclinker@gmail.com

1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – Summer GreenMarket – 9am-12pm. 30+ vendors at the eastern half of the Delray Beach Tennis Center parking lot. delraycra.org/greenmarket

9, 16, 23, 30 - Hatha Yoga Classes – 11:30am. Free classes offered at Greenlands Variety Store. 561-921-4238,greenlandsstores.com

28-Back to School Jam! - 7pm – 11pm. Music by your truly DJ Big Wagon!  Designer back pack giveaway, electronic devices, haircuts & etc.Tony Chin - 561-243-7158

28- The Blueprint Gallery at Milagro Center: Art in Motion – 6:30pm. Complimentary wine and light fare will be served. nescalera@milagrocenter.org

29-31 – Summer Smash Sectionals at the Delray Beach Tennis Center – Free.  350 top-ranked juniors in Florida! 561-330-6003, yellowtennisball.com

27, 31– Empowerment Zone at the Delray Beach Library – 1pm. 561-266-9490, delraylibrary.org

28 - Sunrise Beach Yoga - 7am. $18. Presented by the Delray Beach Marriott Led by Christine Festa (500 CYT) of Movement Yoga & Wellness. Class will be held every Friday morning on the beach across the street from the hotel. Just bring a mat or a towel to practice. To sign up in advance: 561-396-9791, Christine@movement.yoga 

24-September 2 - Association for Community Counseling Volunteer Training - 1:30-4:30pm.  $100. Register now for this 7 day volunteer training workshop with the Association for Community Counseling. Participants will learn how to communicate empathy and caring, track behavior, and set boundaries and limits, while taking part in a real experiential counseling  group. Graduates of the program will receive a free one-year membership in the Association for Community Counseling, located at 4731 W. Atlantic Ave in Delray Beach. For more information: Tamara at 561-638-0908,  www.associationforcommunitycounseling.org

30 – Saltwater Brewery Brunch-  12pm. Sunday Brunch at the Brewery, with food by Its A Cubano B food truck! A special beer release will pair with the food.   saltwaterbrewery.com

31 – Tai Chi Classes - 5:30pm. Free classes offered at Greenlands Variety Store. 561-921-4238,greenlandsstores.com

Exhibits:

1 – 31 - Surfing Museum – Thurs-Sat 11am -5pm.  $5 suggested donation, children 11 and under are free with adult supervision.  561-236-0155, surfhistoryproject.org 
1-31 - Spady Museum Presents African American Neighborhoods of Old Delray Exhibit - $10. 561-279-8883, spadymuseum.com

1-Sep 6 – Reimagined- Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Cornell Museum of Art. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org

1–Aug 22 – “Wild & Exotic Art” – Roxanne Lewis, Acrylics Barbara Laskin- . Delray Beach Public Library. delraylibrary.org

1-Aug 31 – Shark Months at Sandoway Nature Center - $4. Take a bite out of summer and come see: 100 genuine shark and ray jaws including a Great White jaw, Hawaiian shark tooth weapons and fossil dig to find a shark tooth. 561-274-7263, sandowayhouse.org

16 – Sept 13 -The Morikami Menagerie: Creatures in Japanese Art & Japan’s Robot Kingdom: Mecha and Androids and Cyborgs, Oh My! Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens. 561-495-0233, Morikami.org

3 - Aug 31- Delray Beach Historical Society: Cason Cottage Historic House Museum Tours & The Agricultural Heritage of Delray Beach Exhibit. Open for summer tours by reservation. Small donation encouraged. 561.274.9578, www.delraybeachhistory.org 

 

September 2015:

1-30- Shark Feeding - Tues-Sat - 10:30am, Sun1:30pm- $4. Alligator Feeding –Wed & Sat 1pm. 561-274-7263, sandowayhouse.org

1-30– Pottery Classes – Mon-Sat. Cloud House Pottery, Artists Alley.  561- 862-9222, cloudhousepottery.com

1-30- Pickleball - $2.Call for times. Pompey Park Community Center. 561-243-7356. Delray Beach Community Center.  561-243-7250. dbpickle.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. 954-410-3177, info@SavorOurCity.com

1-30 – Bend at the Brewery  - 10am. $15.  Yoga at Saltwater Brewery every Saturday & Sunday. Alexis King for sign up: 561-702-9590, alexismychaelking@icloud.com

1-30- Cruise aboard the Lady Atlantic - Daily cruises at 1:30.  Call for details. 561-243-0686, delrayyachtcruises.com

2– First Thursday Site Tours- 10am-1pm. $5. Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Crest Theatre. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org

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

3, 4 & 18 - Book Signings at Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore – 7pm.  561-279-7790, murderonthebeach.com

3, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28 – Empowerment Zone at the Delray Beach Public Library.- 10am.  561-266-0194, delraylibrary.org

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

4, 11, 18, 25 - Sunrise Beach Yoga - 7am. $18. Presented by the Delray Beach Marriott Led by Christine Festa (500 CYT) of Movement Yoga & Wellness. Class will be held every Friday morning on the beach across the street from the hotel. Just bring a mat or a towel to practice. To sign up in advance: 561-396-9791, Christine@movement.yoga 

5 – Arts Garage Presents Otis Cadillac & the El Dorados– $25-35. 8pm. Rock n’ Roll Roots. This 11 piece band performs Classic R&B, Root Rock N’ Roll  and related Blues oriented material in a style that emulates the R&B revues of the late 50s and early 60s. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

5 - Delray Marketplace Fitness in the Park- 10am. Free fitness class. Delray Marketplace, 561-865-4613, DelrayMarket.com

5, 12, 19, 26 – Summer GreenMarket – 9am-12pm. 30+ vendors at the eastern half of the Delray Beach Tennis Center parking lot. delraycra.org/greenmarket

5-27 – Bend at the Brewery  - 10am. $15.  Yoga at Saltwater Brewery every Sat & Sun. Alexis King for sign up: 561-702-9590, alexismychaelking@icloud.com

5-7 - Summer Smash Sectionals at the Delray Beach Tennis Center – Free.  600 top-ranked juniors in Florida! 561-330-6003, yellowtennisball.com

6,13,20,27 -Pilates- 1pm. By Donation. Greenlands Health & Wellness. 561-921-4238 greenlandsstores.com

8 – 50 Ocean Five-Course Craft Beer Pairing Dinner -$45. 7pm. Multicourse “backward dinner” paired with the bold flavors of renowned Tampa craft brewery, Cigar City Brewing. Dessert First! 561-278-3364, 50ocean.com

8 – Saltwater Brewery Group Art Show – 7pm. Local Art, Food Truck, Live Music and 25% off Growler Fills. saltwaterbrewery.com

10 & 24 - Steel Drum Cruise-  7-9pm.  $25. Escape your daily routine with our Steel Drum Cruise as you take in the sounds of the Caribbean steel drums with the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway views! 561-243-0686, delrayyachtcruises.com

10- "Made in Delray" Opening Reception-  5:30– 7:30pm. $20. Join the Palm Beach County Cultural Council as they welcome Delray Beach artists to display their talent. 561-472-3341, www.palmbeachculture.com

11 – Sushi & Stroll at the Morikami - 5:30– 8:30pm. $6-$8. Summer nights in South Florida are something special, especially when they are augmented with taiko drums and a cultural backdrop that can't be beat! 561-495-0233, morikami.org

12 – Morikami Craft Making- 12-3pm. Learn to make you own 3D Card. 561-495-0233, morikami.org
 
12- Ride and Remember Trolley Tour -10am-12pm- $20. When you board the “Ride & Remember” Trolley Tour, the history of Delray Beach comes alive! Spady Museum. spadymuseum.com
 
12 – Arts Garage Presents Betty Fox Band – $25-35. 8pm. Blues. Betty Fox is a force to be reckoned with, as a two-time winner of Creative Loafing’s Best of the Bay, and an International Blues Challenge Finalist.  With a background in gospel and soul, she has come a long way from her southern roots to headlining festivals and captivating thousands with her raw swagger and unwavering talent.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

12 & 19 - Writers Workshops at Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore – 10am. $25.  561-279-7790, murderonthebeach.com

12 – Food Truck Face Off – 4-8pm. A battle of 13 Food Truck culinary superstars. Attendees will be given the opportunity to taste and vote for the best chef. Old School Square Park. exit52events.com

13- Half Way to Delray Beach St. Patty's Day Parade 5k & 10k - 7am. Event to support the 48th annual Delray Beach St. Patricks Day Parade. 5K - $25.00 .. 10K - $30.00 … After 9/8 - Add $5.00 … Awesome weekend hotel room rates @ Hyatt and Colony - $89.00 a night, register for the race and get the code. I-Heart Radio broadcasting live. Photo ops with official parade Leprechauns, and more. Fund raiser later that night at Tim Finnegans. 561-361-1950,  www.runnersedgeboca.com
 
13 & 19 – Champagne Tasting at The Wine Wave -$20. Indulge yourself as you taste through a sparkling line-up of Champagne. 561-276-2076, thewinewave.com

16 & 17 – Arts Garage Radio Theatre Presents “Double Indemnity” – $20-30. 7:30pm. Based on the 1944 classic film noir masterpiece directed by Billy Wilder, this cynical, witty, and sleazy thriller involves scandals including adultery, corruption and murder. Relive the golden ages of radio through this special adaptation. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

17 – Crane’s Beachhouse Fun-Raiser – 6-830pm. $20-25. Join Crane’s Beahhouse Hotel & Tiki Bar for amazing hors d'oeuvres and tasty treats from leading local restaurants and live music. Proceeds benefit for the Plumosa School of the Arts. cranesbeachhouse.com

17- Artists Alley Open Studios -  6-9pm - Pineapple Grove Arts District between NE 3rd & 4th Streets, east of 3rd Ave, west of RR tracks. All of the Studios & Galleries in Artists Alley are open with all the artists present. artistsalleydelray.com
 
18 – Arts Garage Presents Lauren Mitchell – $25-45. 8pm. Blues. The Grammy-nominated New-York based pianist is praised as “a genius beyond most young people I've heard” by Dave Brubeck, with a “command of his instrument that is beyond staggering” by Downbeat Magazine. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

19 – Arts Garage Presents Eldar Djangirov Trio – $25-45. 8pm. Jazz. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

19 – International Coastal Cleanup – 8-10am. Free. Make a difference by volunteering at the 30th Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal Cleanup, the world's largest one day volunteer event of its kind. Sandoway House. 561-243-7277, BeardsleyD@mydelraybeach.com

19 - Delray Marketplace Kids Fitness in the Park- 10am. Free fitness class with East West Karate. Delray Marketplace, 561-865-4613, DelrayMarket.com

19 – Harmony Without Boarders – $25-65. 7pm. Delray Beach Center for the Arts Crest Theatre. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org

19 – Spady Museuem Presents Funk-Sway- 7:30-10 p.m. $10. Get your summertime groove on at funk-sway in Delray. FUNK-SWAY is a mini-music fest, featuring DJ Samore and a live band that delivers dynamic R&B, jazz and Latin sounds. 561-279-8883, spadymuseum.com

21 - SEO For Your Business – Do’s & Don’ts For Your Success. Free. 5:15 – 6:30 p.m. Presentation hosted by Delray Business Executives leads group, wine and cheese served at the Delray Beach Chamber.  SPACE limited, RSVP via email: DelrayBusinessExecutives@gmail.com

23 - Chamber of Commerce Lunch & Learn– 11:45am. $10-20. Online Lead Generation and Email Marketing
 presented by Rob Shaner of Adgenics. Trying to figure out how to drive people to your website can be a challenge.  Retaining them as clients, or prospecting leads is of utmost importance.  We will help you understand how to drive people to your site and how to actively manage an email list to get the most return on your investment.  561-278-0424, delraybeach.com
 
23 - Spady Museum Presents Delray Speaks: A Community Conversation- 7pm - 8pm. $5. 561-279-8883, spadymuseum.com

24 – Business & Bagels - $5-10. 8-9am. Get your day started out right with building business relationships while enjoying coffee and bagels.  Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce. 561-278-0424, delraybeach.com

24 – Indulgence - $75-100. 7-9pm. This exclusive women’s event features a VIP champagne reception, live entertainment, champagne, wine & dinner bites, a variety of vendors and complimentary pampering services including mini massages, reflexology and intuitive readings. Benefitting the Achievement Centers for Children & Families. Vintage Gymnasium at Old School Square. 561-266-0003, DelrayIndulgence.com

24- Make Over Your Medicine Cabinet with Essential Oil -  5pm. $20. Greenlands Health & Wellness. 561-921-4238, greenlandsstores.com

25 – Arts Garage Presents Artist/Blues Series: Art Gallery Reception and Exhibition - Free. 6pm. Featuring Mark Armbrecht’s artwork. 561-450-6357,  artsgarage.org

25 – Arts Garage Presents Bridget Kelly Band with opener Middleground – $25-35. 8pm. Blues. 561-450-6357,  artsgarage.org

26 – Arts Garage Presents Karina Iglesias– $25-35. 8pm. Soul. 561-450-6357,  artsgarage.org

30 - Bar Brawls hosted by Max’s Social House - The 11-week single elimination competition, with 24 of the best bartenders from Stuart to Ft. Lauderdale, Wednesday through the finals on December 16. $10 - benefit Richard David Kaan Melanoma Foundation. 561-501-4332, sohodelray.com

30 – Arts Garage Presents Shelly Berg Quartet with special guest Dave Tull – $25-45. 7:30pm. Jazz. 561-450-6357,  artsgarage.org

Exhibits:

1-Sep 6 – Reimagined- Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Cornell Museum of Art. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org

1 – Sept 13 -The Morikami Menagerie: Creatures in Japanese Art & Japan’s Robot Kingdom: Mecha and Androids and Cyborgs, Oh My! Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens. 561-495-0233, Morikami.org

1 - 30- Delray Beach Historical Society: Cason Cottage Historic House Museum Tours & The Agricultural Heritage of Delray Beach Exhibit. Open for summer tours by reservation. Small donation encouraged. 561.274.9578, www.delraybeachhistory.org 

1 - 30- MilaGROW Teens: The Future - The Milagro Center is collaborating with the Cultural Council on an exhibition presenting the artwork of teens, showcasing their talents to the community.  Free. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm. Palm Beach County Cultural Council 561-472-3341, www.palmbeachculture.com

1-30 - Spady Museum Presents African American Neighborhoods of Old Delray Exhibit - $10. 561-279-8883, spadymuseum.com
 
1 – 30 - Surfing Museum – Thurs-Sat 11am -5pm.  $5 suggested donation, children 11 and under are free with adult supervision.  561-236-0155, surfhistoryproject.org 

11 - 30- "Made in Delray" - Visit the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County  as they display works of art from local Delray Beach Artists! Free. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm. Palm Beach County Cultural Council 561-472-3341, www.palmbeachculture.com

 

October 2015:

1-31- Shark Feeding - Tues-Sat - 10:30am, Sun1:30pm- $4. Alligator Feeding –Wed & Sat 1pm. 561-274-7263, sandowayhouse.org

1-31– Pottery Classes – Mon-Sat. Cloud House Pottery, Artists Alley.  561- 862-9222, cloudhousepottery.com

1-31- Pickleball - $2.Call for times. Pompey Park Community Center. 561-243-7356. Delray Beach Community Center.  561-243-7250. dbpickle.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. 954-410-3177, info@SavorOurCity.com

1-31 - Cruise aboard the Lady Atlantic - Daily cruises at 1:30.  Call for details. 561-243-0686, delrayyachtcruises.com

1– First Thursday Site Tours- 10am-1pm. $5. Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Crest Theatre. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org

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

2, 9, 16, 23, 30- Sunrise Beach Yoga - 7am. $18. Presented by the Delray Beach Marriott Led by Christine Festa (500 CYT) of Movement Yoga & Wellness. Class will be held every Friday morning on the beach across the street from the hotel. Just bring a mat or a towel to practice. To sign up in advance: 561-396-9791, Christine@movement.yoga 

2 - Otis Cadillac & The El Dorados - 7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts. Travel back to the late 50s and early 60s where R&B revues had a style all their own! The 11-piece Otis Cadillac and the El Dorados R&B Revue brings back that style with Classic R&B, Root Rock N’ Roll and Blues.  Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion.  delrayarts.org

3-4 - 21st Annual Downtown Delray Beach Craft Festival - 10am-5pm. The 21st Annual Delray Beach Craft Festival is a favorite Palm Beach weekend event, bringing contemporary crafts from more than 100 of the nation's most talented artisans to this free community event on 4th Avenue & Atlantic Ave. in Downtown Delray Beach, FLartfestival.com

8 & 22 - Steel Drum Cruise-  6-8pm.  $25. Escape your daily routine with our Steel Drum Cruise as you take in the sounds of the Caribbean steel drums with the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway views! 561-243-0686, delrayyachtcruises.com

9 - The Chamber of Commerce Luminary Gala -7pm.  Celebrating 90 yrs of Chamber Business Annual Awards Ceremony. delraybeach.com

9 - Remix Band 7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts. TMiami-based REMIX brings a little of everything! Jazz, R&B, Funk, Rock, Motown, Classic Rock, 80’s, Reggae, Salsa, Country, Merengue, Hip Hop, Old skool, Latin.  Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion.  delrayarts.org

10- Ride and Remember Trolley Tour -10am-12pm- $20. When you board the “Ride & Remember” Trolley Tour, the history of Delray Beach comes alive! Spady Museum. spadymuseum.com

13 - 17 - On The Ave Presents Get your Grove - Pineapple Grove that is!  This weeklong celebration of the Arts will highlight Pineapple Grove & Artists Alley. Celebrate the Arts in Delray Beach with Grove Week October 13th-17th. ontheavedelraybeach.com

15- Artists Alley Open Studios -  6-9pm - Pineapple Grove Arts District between NE 3rd & 4th Streets, east of 3rd Ave, west of RR tracks. All of the Studios & Galleries in Artists Alley are open with all the artists present. artistsalleydelray.com

16 - Jay Blue Band - 7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts. If you have never heard the Jay Blue Band, you are in for a show! Jay performs with a high level of energy from the first note to the last. His performances go from deep, soulful blues, to an explosion of guitar riffs and vocals.  His sound is “a cross between an old smoker of two packs a day and a gritty sounding person in a juke joint intent on getting his point across.”  Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion.  delrayarts.org

17 - Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens Lantern Festival: In The Spirit Of Obon - Enjoy Japanese folk-dancing, drumming, our Ennichi street fair and iconic lantern floating ceremony in a fall festival in the spirit of Obon – 3-8pm. $5-15. Japan’s summer homage to ancestors who return for a brief visit to the living. Lantern Festival tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold at the gate.  Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens. 561-495-0233, Morikami.org

23- G & The Funky Stuff - 7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts. G & The Funky Stuff brings their Funk, Soul, R&B and Smooth Jazz sounds to the Pavilion stage for the first time. Get ready to chill out or dance… your choice!  Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion.  delrayarts.org

25 - US Army Jazz Ambassadors - 7pm. Free Concert. This community concert will offer an evening of music by the internationally-acclaimed Jazz Ambassadors —America’s Big Band and the official touring big band of the United States Army.  This 19-member ensemble, formed in 1969, has received great acclaim both at home and abroad performing America’s original art form, jazz. delrayarts.org

28- Spady Museum Presents Delray Speaks: A Community Conversation- 7pm - 8pm. $5. 561-279-8883, spadymuseum.com

30 - Lazy Bones - 7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts.  Lazy Bonez performs all the hits that made 80’s Rock great! Featuring the songs of such legendary bands as Journey, Bon Jovi, Guns N Roses, Poison, Def Leppard, Van Halen, ACDC and many more. Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion.  delrayarts.org

31 - Trick-or-Treat Along the Avenue - 11:30 am - 1:00 pm. All children are welcome to show off their Halloween costumes and Trick-or-Treat along the avenue and Pineapple Grove (between Swinton Avenue and the Intracoastal Waterway.) For more information, contact Harvey Brown, Harvey L. Brown Agency, Inc., at (561) 276-0369 or 561-573-5000.

31 - Halloween Parade - At 1:00 pm, children are invited to begin lining up to participate in the Halloween Parade at the southeast corner of Old School Square Park.  The Halloween Parade route will go east on Atlantic Avenue through downtown Delray Beach to Veterans Park. Free ice cream for the parade participants will be handed out at Veterans Park. This event is sponsored by the Delray Beach Rotary Club. For more information, contact Harvey Brown, Harvey L. Brown Agency, Inc., at (561) 276-0369 or 561-573-5000.
 

31 - Kidsfest- 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Immediately following the Halloween Parade, all children are invited to join the City at Kidsfest!  Kidsfest is a free family event in Veterans Park, 802 NE 1st Street, that features live entertainment, a bounce house, food vendors, a make-and-take craft area and much, much more.  In addition, local children's services/organizations that target health, safety and fun will be featured to provide additional information to parents. Kidsfest, which is sponsored by the City of Delray Beach Parks and Recreation, will run until 4:00 pm.  For more information, contact Danielle Beardsley at (561) 243-7277 or by E-mail at beardsleyd@mydelraybeach.com.

 

November 2015:

1-31- Shark Feeding - Tues-Sat - 10:30am, Sun1:30pm- $4. Alligator Feeding –Wed & Sat 1pm. 561-274-7263, sandowayhouse.org

1-31– Pottery Classes – Mon-Sat. Cloud House Pottery, Artists Alley.  561- 862-9222, cloudhousepottery.com

1-31- Pickleball - $2.Call for times. Pompey Park Community Center. 561-243-7356. Delray Beach Community Center.  561-243-7250. dbpickle.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. 954-410-3177, info@SavorOurCity.com

5– First Thursday Site Tours- 10am-1pm. $5. Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Crest Theatre. 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org

5-25 – Volunteer at the 100ft. Christmas Tree Build – Mon-Fri 9am-2pm. Volunteer to help build the 100ft. Tree!  Building the Tree is a month-long community event that brings together people of all ages and all walks of life. Old School Square grounds. 561-666-9977

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

6, 13, 20, 27 - Sunrise Beach Yoga - 7am. $18. Presented by the Delray Beach Marriott Led by Christine Festa (500 CYT) of Movement Yoga & Wellness. Class will be held every Friday morning on the beach across the street from the hotel. Just bring a mat or a towel to practice. To sign up in advance: 561-396-9791, Christine@movement.yoga 

6 - Orange Sunshine 7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts. Orange Sunshine is a Broward County-based group that has given a new meaning to the term “Tribute Band.” While others focus on replicating the sounds of one particular artist, ORANGE SUNSHINE pays tribute to the music that defined a generation of ” Baby Boomers” and had a significant effect on music and pop culture. Their current show features music spanning the 60’s, great years that gave us rock, pop, folk rock, psychedelia, surf music and of course, the British Invasion!  Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion.  delrayarts.org

7 - Wild & Preciuos Words: Erasures in Poetry - 12:30pm. $10. A Community Outreach Workshop with Cara Nusinov, B.Ed., PTP.  Presented by the Palm Beach Poetry Festival.  Contact for questions or to RSVP: Dr. Blaise Allen, Director of Community Outreach, drblaiseallen@aol.com. For more information about the Palm Beach Poetry Festival, please visit palmbeachpoetryfestival.org. Delray Beach Center for the Arts School of Creative Arts Classroom 6, 51 N. Swinton Avenue. delrayarts.org

7 - Thanks for the Memories, Honoring Joe Gillie - To all the Friends of Delray Beach Center for the Arts… We invite you to a very special evening to honor JOE GILLIE and celebrate his 25 years of leadership and passion for the arts! $150.  delrayarts.org

7 & 8 - 4th Annual Delray Beach Wine & Seafood Festival - Now in its fourth year the 2015 Delray Beach Wine & Seafood Festival offers visitors the opportunity to stroll the palm tree lined streets of Delray while enjoying a great glass of wine or a plate of delectable seafood. Atlantic Ave east of the intra-coastal waterway. 561-278-0424, dbwineandseafood.com

11 - Veterans Day Parade-  VFW Post 4141 Ceremony at Veterans Park 9:30, 10:00- Parade From Veteran’s Park to Old School Square Park. The City of Delray Beach is proud to pay tribute to the dedicated men and women who have served in the armed forces. 561- 243-7190 

12 - Steel Drum Cruise-  6-8pm.  $25. Escape your daily routine with our Steel Drum Cruise as you take in the sounds of the Caribbean steel drums with the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway views! 561-243-0686, delrayyachtcruises.com

13 - The Motowners - 7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts. The Motowners is a tribute band that offers classic performances of music by The Temptations, Four Tops, and other legends of Motown. Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion.  delrayarts.org

14 - Writing Songs & Lyrics - 12pm. Free. A Musicians Showcase presented by the Palm Beach Poetry Festival. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. Hear acclaimed local, label signed recording artists as they discuss their lyric writing process and play original music, including Max Markwell, Bill Hartman, Stephen Minotti, Maggie Baugh, Shawn Mallon, Aymber Daniel, Robert Bidney, Cassidy Diana, Kristen Spencer, Eric Muniz, and other special guest musicians TBA. For questions about Palm Beach Poetry Festival events, please contact Dr. Blaise Allen, Director of Community Outreach, at drblaiseallen@aol.com

19 - George Winston in Concert - 8pm. $57-77.  Since 1972, folk pianist George Winston has released 13 solo piano albums. Inspired by the seasons and topographies, George Winston’s concerts feature a variety of styles including melodic folk piano, New Orleans R&B piano, and stride piano.  He performs songs from his seasonal recordings Autumn, December, Winter Into Spring, and Summer. This concert will feature Winston’s Winter Show, which will include melodic fall and winter songs, some of Vince Guaraldi’s Peanuts pieces, pieces inspired by the New Orleans piano & the stride piano traditions, and songs from his latest album, Spring Carousel.  Delray Beach Center for the Arts /Crest Theatre.  delrayarts.org

20- Volunteer Delray - 5-7pm.  Perfect way to meet local nonprofits, learn about volunteer opportunities and discover potential Board of Director openings.  The Pavilion at Delray Beach Center for the Arts/ Old School Square Park. 561-278-0424, lynn@delraybeach.com

20- B Street Band - 7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts. The B-Street Band is the ORIGINAL Springsteen tribute band. From the heart of the Jersey shore, they first performed as “Backstreets, A Tribute to the Boss” in 1980. Nearly 5,500 performances and 34 years later, the B-Street Band is still the hardest working tribute band on the circuit, with almost 200 shows per year throughout the country. Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion.  delrayarts.org

20 - 22 - Swing Time with the Jive Aces - $45. From reaching the semifinals of Britain’s Got Talent (2012), to performing for Her Majesty The Queen as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations, to performing for both the Olympic and Paralympic celebrations, The Jive Aces have established themselves as the UK’s top Jive & Swing band! They’re known for superior musicianship and fresh renditions of music by such greats as Louis Prima, Bobby Darin, Louis Armstrong, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis, Jr.  Delray Beach Center for the Arts /Crest Theatre.  delrayarts.org

20-22 - Chris Evert / Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic - Hosted at the Delray Beach Tennis Center, this multi-day event features two days of Pro-Celebrity Tennis. 561-394-2400, chrisevert.org

26 - Thanksgiving Day -  A day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year.

27- Simply Tina- 7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts.  Simply Tina is a world class Tina Turner tribute show featuring lead singer, Karena Korokous, who transforms herself into Tina Turner on stage. This dynamic show is backed by talented musicians, singers & dancers and pays tribute to the talented Tina Turner with hits such as Simply The Best, What’s Love Got To Do With It, River Deep Mountain High, Golden Eye, Under Cover Agent for the Blues as well as her dynamite remakes of songs such as Proud Mary, Hot Legs, Addicted to Love and more.  Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion.  delrayarts.org

 

December 2015:

1-31- Shark Feeding - Tues-Sat - 10:30am, Sun1:30pm- $4. Alligator Feeding –Wed & Sat 1pm. 561-274-7263, sandowayhouse.org

1-31– Pottery Classes – Mon-Sat. Cloud House Pottery, Artists Alley.  561- 862-9222, cloudhousepottery.com

1-31- Pickleball - $2.Call for times. Pompey Park Community Center. 561-243-7356. Delray Beach Community Center.  561-243-7250. dbpickle.com

1-31 - Delray Beach Historical Society presents "Christmas at Cason Cottage!" - Wed - Sat. "Twas the Night Before Christmas" Children's Night and a Wine Tasting-call for times. 561-274-9578, delraybeachhistory.org

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

3 – 100ft. Christmas Lighting – The Delray Beach 100ft Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is one of the largest and most celebrated holiday events in Palm Beach County. Festivities begin at 5pm. A month long celebration kicks off with Santa landing in a helicopter to light the 100ft Christmas Tree at 7:15pm. Directly following the Tree Lighting Santa will be available for photos! Or take a ride on our kid's train!  Old School Square Park. 561-278-0424, 100ftChristmasTree.com

4 - January 1st - Visit the famous Delray Beach 100ft. Christmas Tree - Walk through our magical tree daily from 10am- 9pm. 561-278-0424, 100ftChristmasTree.com

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

4- Joel Dasilva & The Midnight Howl - 7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts. An unforgettable night of Americana Blues, Rock ‘N Roll and Soul with Joel DaSilva & The Midnight Howl. Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion. 561-243-7922, delrayarts.org

5, 12, 19, & 20 - Cookie Cruise with Santa -  Ahoy! Join Santa for a once in a lifetime opportunity to cruise with him on the Intracoastal.  This year families have two unique opportunities to spend time with the Jolly Old Elf on board the Lady Atlantic Cookie Cruise. $18 per person, children under 2 free. Sailing time: 10:30am - Noon. Price includes visit with Santa, cookies and milk or hot chocolate, coffee and tea, and a craft activity.  Special photo with Santa also available for $10. Reservations are required and tickets must be purchased prior to the event. Delray Yacht Cruises - 561-243-0686

5 - The Shape a Poem Makes - 12:30pm. $10. A Community Outreach Workshop with Christine Swanberg, MFA.  Presented by the Palm Beach Poetry Festival. Contact for questions or to RSVP: Dr. Blaise Allen, Director of Community Outreach, drblaiseallen@aol.com Delray Beach Center for the Arts School of Creative Arts Classroom 6, 51 N. Swinton Avenue. delrayarts.org

6 - Menorah Lighting - Lighting of the Menorah at Delray Beach Center for the Arts front lawn – Sundown. 561-243-7000,  mydelraybeach.com

10 & 11 - Sarge "Kiss My Mezuzah" Holiday Show - 8pm. $44. The Sarge Chanukah Chutzpah Tour: “KISS MY MEZUZAH” is a special holiday show is presented by one of America’s favorite entertainer/comedians and his all star band. With all new “Just for Chanukah” material and music performed with the chutzpah Sarge is known and loved for. Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Crest Theatre.561-243-7922, delrayarts.org

11- The String Theory Band - 7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts. String Theory Band brings Rock, Reggae, Classic, Pop, and everything in between!  Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion. 561-243-7922, delrayarts.org

11 - Holiday Boat Parade - 6:30pm. Join in the fun!  44th annual  Holiday Boat Parade in conjunction with Boynton Beach. The flotilla of brightly-decorated boats line up at the Lantana Bridge near Old Key Lime House and motor south along the Intracoastal Waterway to the C-15 canal in Delray.  catchboynton.com

11 - Plein Air Paintin Workshop - 9am-3:30pm. $165.  This 1 day workshop with Ralph Papa is geared for artists at all levels to improve their ability to sketch and paint outdoors. The workshop includes instructor demonstrations, scene selection criteria, tools of the trade, setup, composition, perspective, color selection and mixing followed by a critique and Q&A session. Participants will meet at the School of Creative Arts and set up in a group on the grounds of Delray Beach Center for the Arts at Old School Square. Artists can work in the medium of their choice and select the subject matter of their choice. 561-243-7922, delrayarts.org

12 - Delray Beach Holiday Parade - 6:00pm –  Beginning east of the Intracoastal and continuing west to the Fire Dept. with over 70 entries to help you celebrate the holidays! Through a special connection to the North Pole, The Delray Beach Fire Department will have Santa riding along on their Fire Truck. 561-243-7277, beardsleyd@mydelraybeach.com

16 - A Christmas Carol - 2 & 7pm. $45. With script adaptation, direction, and a flawless performance as Scrooge by award-winning 40 year theater veteran Scott H. Severance, this new adaptation of Dickens’ ever popular classic fills the stage with first class professional actors, lush costumes, stunning sets and puppetry, song and dance, a heavy dose of humor, and a timeless message. With the music of 26 beloved traditional carols of the season woven throughout this classic tale, A Christmas Carol is the perfect way to begin the holiday festivities! Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Crest Theatre.561-243-7922,  delrayarts.org

17 - Carols and Cocktails in the Garden at the Sandoway House - 6-9pm. $40 includes open bar, heavy appetizers and live holiday entertainment. Mix and mingle with friends and neighbors while getting in the holiday spirit!  sandowayhouse.org

18-20 - Atlatic City Boys Happy Holidays - 2pm & 8pm.  $45. It’s an encore performance of one of the most requested groups to return to the Crest! The singing sensation, Atlantic City Boys bring an ALL NEW show with live music to get you in the holiday mood. Their trademark tight harmonies and precise choreography bring back memories of the singing groups of the 60’s. They remix the hits of The Drifters, The Beach Boys and, of course, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, into a world class show that’s full of personality, charm and exceptional talent. Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Crest Theatre . 561-243-7922, delrayarts.org

18- Wild Fire Band - 7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts. The Wildfire Band is the loving “refiring” of the beloved BlueFire Band, playing rock, blues and jazz and featuring Randi Fishenfeld on her electrifying violin! Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion. 561-243-7922, delrayarts.org

25 - Pangea - 7:30pm. Free Friday Concerts.  Pangea is South Florida’s premier live band offering the perfect mix of pop, rock, R&B, and Latin music for over 20 years!  Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion. 561-243-7922, delrayarts.org

26 - Brad Ross: Unbelievable - 8pm. $40. International star illusionist, Brad Ross has changed the face of magic. He is best known for starring as the master illusionist in the would tour of Disney Live! presents Mickey’s Magic Show. Having mesmerized millions of people around the world, Brad has been hailed as magic’s hottest star. He takes his audiences on a journey into a world where anything is possible!  The Los Angeles Times said, Brad Ross provides “…a razzle-dazzle exhibition of slight of hand, levitation, tricky, escapes, and other mind bending magic…Not to be missed.” Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Crest Theatre. 561-243-7922, delrayarts.org

31 - First Night 2015-  Family friendly New Year’s Eve special event throughout the Downtown including a fireworks finale at the Tennis Center at 9pm. $10 per button until December 30th; $15 per button on December 31st. 100ftChristmasTree.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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