Delray Beach Special Events


 

November 2017:

1-30- Shark Feeding - Tues-Sat - 10:30am, Sun1:30pm- $5. Alligator Feeding –Wed & Sat 1pm. Stingray Feeding - Tues-Sun- 2:45pm.  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. Have less than 10 in your group? Call for a quote. 954-410-3177info@SavorOurCity.com

1 - Wine, Women & Wisdom at the Delray Beach Playhouse - $30-45. 5:30pm. Join us for wine and an inspirational evening with four wonderfully wise women: Sheryl Clark, President and CMO at Boston Proper, LLC, Tandy Robinson, VP,  Goldman Sachs Inc and Co-Founder Impact 100 Palm Beach County, Felicia Hatcher, Co-Founder of CodeFever Miami and Founder of Black Tech Week, JoAnna Brandi, Chief Inspirational Officer, ReturnonHappiness.com. With our always delightful moderator, Karen Granger.  561-278-0424, delraybeach.com

2- Arts Garage presents FeedBAck -  8-11pm. $10-12. Calling all poets, writers, and lyricists! Join us for a night of linguistic word play: Feedback is Arts Garage’s new poetry night, your opportunity to step up to the mic and share your gift for words in front of a welcoming audience.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

3 - First Friday Art Walk -6-9pm. Stroll through art galleries and working studios, and meet talented, local artists. 561-243-1077, DowntownDelrayBeach.com/Events
 
3- Arts Garage presents All That Jazz -  6:30pm. $150. You’re invited to a night of cocktails, dinner, and dancing with LIVE JAZZ by the talented Gianni Bianchini Trio. The Silent Auction and Live Auction to benefit Arts Garage! 1920s Attire Admired, But Not Required. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
3- Delray Beach 2017 All-America City Award Ceremony - 6:45pm.  Old School Square Pavilion.  During the celebration, attendees can look forward to giveaways and a giant cake cutting ceremony. In partnership with Old School Square, the N2 Nation, a fabulous Motown Tribute band, will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. The concert and celebration are free to the public.  

3- Old School Square Free Friday Night Concerts - 7:30pm. Featuring N2 Nation – Motown Covers. 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

3-5- Chris Evert / Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic – $20+. Head to the Delray Beach Tennis Center for two fun-filled days of great tennis action. Each year, well-known personalities join Chrissie for fun, fast-paced, competitive matches to raise money to help at-risk families throughout Florida. 561-394-2400, chrisevert.org

4 - Arts Garage presents Polly Gibbons with the Kevin Bales Trio ft. Paul Bollenback-  8pm. $30-45. Jazz, Blues, and Soul. Polly Gibbons is one of the most respected and talked about young singer/songwriters of her generation. Nominated for a BBC Jazz award back in 2006 with no album release to her name, a clear indication of just how special a singer and performer Polly is. Much esteemed by her contemporaries, Polly has built a reputation as being an original and gifted voice.. Code: BEACH for $5 off. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

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

5 - Arts Garage presents Bashaum Stewart & B-Stew Band -  7pm. $30-45. Contemporary Jazz.  Bashaum Stewart is an influential South Florida pianist and known as a first call musician on the Treasure Coast. With jazz at the forefront of his interests, he has incorporated this genre in a way that invites listeners from all age groups and tastes in his performances. Code: BEACH for $5 off. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

6 – Senior Expo – 9:30am-1:30pm. Free. Make your retirement years the best of your life. South County Civic Center.  754-246-2874, retirement-times.com
8 - Women's National Book Association presents How to Edit Yourself Without Stepping on your Muse- 6:30pm. Presented by Author, Editor, Editorial Director Ronni Sandroff. Sandroff received an MFA from the Univ. of Iowa and was Editorial Director, Health and Family for Consumer Reports magazine.  Members, free. Nonmembers, $10. Murder on the Beach Bookstore, president.WNBASoFla@gmail.com.
 
8- The Cornell Art Museum Grand Opening Celebration- 7pm. $10, Free for members.  The Cornell Art Museum celebrates their million-dollar renovation with a special exhibition, “Looking Glass,” reflecting its dedication to the best and brightest in contemporary art.  561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org
 
9 - Murder on the Beach Bookstore Booksignings - 7pm. Troy Amdahl and Dave Braun will speak and sign Oola  $16.95. 561-279-7790, murderonthebeach.com

10- Old School Square Free Friday Night Concerts - 7:30pm. Featuring Orange Sunshine – 60’s Hits. 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

10 - Murder on the Beach Bookstore Booksignings - 7pm. Pat Gussin will speak and sign Come Home, $26.95. 561-279-7790, murderonthebeach.com

10 - Arts Garage presents Elio Piedra Quartet -  8pm. $30-45. Afro Cuban Latin Jazz.  Elio’s Quartet is the winner of the 2009 International Jazz Festival in Havana, Cuba. The Quartet consists of talented musicians such as Livan Mesa on piano and keyboard, Yunior Arronte on saxophone and keyboard, Yorgis Goiricelaya on bass, and Elio Piedra on drums. All of these musicians have enjoyed a successful career in the music’s industry, and have experienced music at the national and the international level. Code: BEACH for $5 off. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

11 - Veteran's Day Ceremony - 10am. Veteran’s Park. Honor our local WWII Veterans and wounded warriors.  Contact Delores Rangel for more information 561-243-7000 x1110.

11– Savor Our City Culinary Tour Taste Atlantic Avenue – 11am. $75.  Culinary walking tour along Atlantic Avenue. Reservations Required: 954-410-3177, savorourcity.com

11 - Fleetwood Max at Old School Square - 8pm.  $25-75. This band is an authentic recreation of the music, magic, and incredible stage production of the legendary Stevie Nicks & Fleetwood Mac at the height of their career -- from the Rumours album in 1977 to current touring set lists.  561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

11- Ride and Remember Trolley -10am-12pm- $25. Spady Museum. When you board the “Ride & Remember” Trolley Tour, the history of Delray Beach comes alive! spadymuseum.com 

12 - Arts Garage presents Doug Cameron -  7pm. $30-45. Contemporary Jazz.  Doug Cameron has long been a favorite on jazz radio internationally. He is well known for his dynamic performance and trademark blue electric violin. Doug will be featuring some of his own compositions, however his diverse program stretches from jazz to Celtic to Country to Classical. Code: BEACH for $5 off. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

14- Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce Contacts & Cocktails at Deluxe Proprerties - 5:15-7pm.  Join the Chamber of Commerce at Deluxe Properties for cocktails, conversations and culinary delights!  Celebrate Deluxe Proprerties 2nd Anniversary561-278-0424, delraybeach.com

14 - Arts Garage presents Shine - 8pm. $10-12. Are you an inspiring artist, writer, or musician who is itching for a spot in the limelight? Well now is your chance to SHINE! Arts Garage presents SHINE, a monthly open mic showcase for local talent, hosted by our new emcee Chunky. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

16- Arts Garage presents ONYX Art Stroll - 7pm.  Free Entry. Arts Garage invites local artists and artisans to showcase and sell their art during a night of amazing music from local emerging musicians. This event is free to the public but artists can purchase a table for only $15.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
16- Arts Garage presents Afrobeta -  8pm. $10-12. Miami’s Avant-dance duo Afro beta have been tearing up dancefloors in their hometown since 2006 with Miami New Times even naming them Best Band in 2010. After the success of their 2010 debut EP, “Do You Party?”, the band released their debut album “Under The Streets.” Code: BEACH for $5 off. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
16-18 - An Olde Fashioned Holiday Art & Craft Show- Southern Handcraft Society's 25th Annual Juried Art & Craft Show at the Old School Square Fieldhouse - Thurs & Fri 9am-8pm, Sat 9am-2pm. Free. All items are handmade and are one-of-a-kind works of art. Questions: mhincken@gmail.com 
 
17- Old School Square Free Friday Night Concerts - 7:30pm. Featuring Classic Rock Therapy – Classic Rock Covers. 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
 
17- Arts Garage presents Paul Nelson Band  8pm. $30-45. Rock & Blues. Paul Nelson is recognized as one of today’s top guitarists/songwriters and producers not only having the distinction of being the hand-picked fellow guitarist to the legendary rock/blues icon Johnny Winter but he has toured the world over performing and or recorded alongside an endless who’s who list of top artists from Eric Clapton to Slash, Billy Gibbons, Ben Harper, Robben Ford, Vince Gill, Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks, and more.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
17-19 – Delray Beach Gamma Pickleball Classic – 8am-5pm.  Come and watch the fasting growing sport in America at the Delray Beach Tennis Center.  pickleballtournaments.com
 
18- Delray Beach Turkey Trot 5K Run and Walk - $10-25.   Registration 6am; Race 7:30 am. Proceeds from the Turkey Trot benefit the “Keith Straghn Feed the Hungry Thanksgiving Drive”.  Anchor Park, 561-243-7000x5101, runsignup.com

18 - 221- Delray Beach Open (ATPWorld Tour) Wildcard Survivor Event - Winner receives a Wildcard into the Qualifying tournament for the 2018 Delray Beach Open, including prize money and hospitality. Must register by Nov 15. 561-330-6003, yellowtennisball.com

18 - Morikami Family Fun Days - 12:30pm. Celebrate Seven-Five-Three Day, Shichi-Go-San, a Japanese rite of passage for three and seven year old girls and five year old boys.  No matter your age, mark the occasion with an origami magnet.  morikami.org

18- Arts Garage presents Hello Elevator and the Fireside Prophets  8pm. $10-12. The Delray Beach-based experimental Hip-Hop band mixes their style with thought-provoking lyrics paired with hypnotic melodies for a sound that is truly enigmatic. They have strong influences from artists like Outkast, The Roots, Jill Scott, and Erykah Badu. Hello Elevator has been a staple in the South Florida music circuit, including a performance at the Adrienne Arsht Center opening for Cee Lo Green. They are currently in the studio working on their sophomore album while still composing and creating new material.  The band consists of Cory Ricardi (Drummer), a beast on the drum who is able to manipulate any style of drumming; Eric Perna (Bass), the chillest bass player who will always stay in the groove; Adelin Jabrayan (Vocals/Violin), a classical powerhouse with voice that will tame a dragon; and The Vulture (Vocals), a rapper that has no qualms about making your skin crawl with in-your-face honesty.   561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

19- Murder on the Beach Book Clubs – 3pm. The Sunday Sleuths Book Club will discuss Bring Her Home by David Bell $16. 561-279-7790, murderonthebeach.com
 
19- Arts Garage presents Brandon Santini - 7pm. $30-45. Memphis Blues. Brandon Santini is undeniably a worthy player to keep an eye on as the latest surge of young blues artists to leave their footprint in blues history. His name is worthy of conversations that include James Cotton, Kim Wilson, Dennis Gruenling, Charlie Musselwhite and other frontline harmonica players. Brandon combines his love and respect for traditional blues with a present, colorful style of playing that is often compared to James Cotton or Paul Butterfield.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
19- Murder on the Beach Bookstore Booksignings - 7pm. Diane Capri will speak and sign Jack the Reaper, $14.95. 561-279-7790, murderonthebeach.com
 
21- Murder on the Beach Book Clubs – 6:30pm. The Tuesday Murder Club Book Club will discuss Neon Rain by Lee Burke $16. 561-279-7790, murderonthebeach.com

23- Happy Thanksgiving!

 
23 - Thanksgiving Day Cruises - 12pm-2pm, or 4pm-6pm. $60-70. Cruises begin boarding 30 minutes prior to departure. Spend Thanksgiving with your loved ones cruising aboard the Lady Atlantic. Reservations Required: Delray Yacht Cruises 561-243-0686
 
24- Old School Square Free Friday Night Concerts - 7:30pm. Featuring The Long Run – Eagles Tribute. 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
 
24- Arts Garage presents Selwyn Birchwood Band - 8pm. $20-30. Blues. With his fiery guitar and lap steel playing, his trailblazing, instantly memorable songs and gritty, unvarnished vocals, Selwyn Birchwood is among the most extraordinary young stars in the blues. The Wall Street Journal says Birchwood is “a skilled, energetic and original artist…His songwriting is observant, clever and pointed. His voice is smooth; his singing on target. His guitar fluency generates new licks and rhythmic surprises.”  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
25 – Small Biz Saturday - Take the Pledge and #ShopSmall on Small Business Saturday in Downtown Delray Beach. downtowndelraybeach.com/shopsmall
 
25- Arts Garage presents Felipe Lamoglia - 8pm. $30-45. Latin Jazz Saxophonist. Felipe Lamoglia is a saxophonist, composer and arranger. Born and educated in Cuba, he contributed as arranger, composer, and co-producer for Arturo Sanoval’s Grammy- winner album in 2008, “Rumba Palace”. Felipe performed regularly with trumpet Master Arturo Sandoval from 2001 to 2009 participating in major Jazz festivals in the U.S. and abroad including JVC, Playboy, Newport, Heineken Jazz, Red Sea and in venues such as Blue Note, Iridium, Jazz Standard, Yoshi’s, Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola and many more.   561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

25 & 26 - 18th Annual Downtown Delray Beach Thanksgiving Weekend Art Festival – Free. 10am-5pm. Presented by Howard Alan Events. Pineapple Grove Arts District NE 4th  Avenue & Atlantic Avenue. artfestival.com

 
26- Arts Garage presents The Rockin Jake Band  7pm. $10-15. The Rockin' Jake Band is a tight, four piece unit blending  Blues, Jazz, R&B, Zydeco and Island musics into a unique high-energy original show. Originals from Rockin' Jake's three CDs blend seamlessly with impeccably chosen covers. The band's infectious energy will transport the audience to a place where life's troubles will soon be forgotten. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
27 – Dec 2 – 59th Annual NAIA Men’s Collegiate Soccer National Championship – $10-25. Join us at the Seacrest Soccer Complex for Men's College Soccer-16-Team Single Elimination Tournament daily.  Times vary. NAIA.org
 
28- Arts Garage presents VIBE- 8pm. $10-12. Vibe brings local musicians together in a collaborative performance environment creating a nurturing community of and for the participants. Kick back and vibe with Delray’s musicians in an ever-changing improvised jam session. No memorized notes or lyrics: just bring your instrument and let the music play. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org
 
30 - Delray Beach Historical Society Opening Exchibits-  6:30pm. Delray’s history as a tourism town is unlike any other’s. The colors, the bathing suits, and the spirit of this exhibit will captivate our community and probably elicit fun stories among both long-time families and seasonal visitors. "The Last Frontier: Delray Beach from 1491-1919" & “Sunny Greetings From Delray Beach”. delraybeachhistory.org
 
30 100ft. Christmas Tree Lighting – 5-9pm. 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 lighting the famous 100ft Christmas Tree at 7:15pm. Directly following the Tree Lighting Santa will be available for photos! Enjoy ice-skating, , Putt’n Around Mini Golf, & Carousel. Event is free, activities for a nominal fee! Old School Square Park. 100ftChristmasTree.com

Exhibits:

9-Feb 25- The Cornell Art Museum Presents "Looking Glass" - Tues-Sat 10am-5pm. Sun 1-5pm.   $8, Free for members.  This group exhibition marks the first show in the Museum’s renovated galleries and features artwork that incorporates reflection, be it the reflection of the viewer or the space around the art piece. The exhibition welcomes viewers to experience a sense of belonging and see themselves in the museum. Art selfies are encouraged!.  561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

 

December 2017:

1-31- Shark Feeding - Tues-Sat - 10:30am, Sun1:30pm- $5. Alligator Feeding –Wed & Sat 1pm. Stingray Feeding - Tues-Sun- 2:45pm.  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 - Delray Beach Historical Society presents "Christmas at Cason Cottage!" - Wed - Sat. Go back in time and experience the holidays 1920's style in our enchanting and beautifully decorated historic house museum. Thurs-Sat 11am-3pm & 5:30pm-8:30pm. $5; Kids free.  561-274-9578, delraybeachhistory.org

1-31 - Evening Holiday Cruises - Sun-Thurs evenings from 5:30pm-7:30pm. $25 adults/$22 seniors & children. Delray Yacht Cruises - 561-243-0686, delraybeachcruises.com

1- Jan 1 -  Holiday Mini-Golf - All month long at Putt'n Around the golf course will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland! This will include  bright lights, a mix of holiday music, and tons of dazzling ornaments and decorations at every hole!  Putt'n Around Mini-Golf. 561-450-6162,  puttnaround.net

1 - January 1st - Visit the famous Delray Beach 100ft. Christmas Tree - Walk through our magical tree daily. Activities include “ice-skating”, mini-golf & Carousel!  Details & Hours: 100ftChristmasTree.com

1-23 - Visit with Santa- Join Santa in his Key West Style house next to the 100ft. Christmas Tree. Thursday-Sunday evenings from 5-9pm. Details: 100ftChristmasTree.com

1 - First Friday Art Walk – 6-9pm. Stroll through art galleries and working studios, and meet talented, local artists. 561-243-1077, DowntownDelrayBeach.com/Events

1- Old School Square Free Friday Night Concerts: Higher Ground- 7:30pm. Top 40s Hits. Weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage. Food trucks and cash bar are available. Old School Square Pavilion.  561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

1 - 17 - Delray Beach Playhouse Presents "Annie Get Your Gun" - 2pm & 8pm. $30.  Irving Berlin’s classic musical about Annie Oakley (the world’s foremost female sharp-shooter) and Frank Butler (the star of Buffalo Bill Cody’s famous traveling Wild West Show) remains one of the best-loved musicals in the history of the American Musical Theatre. 561-272-1281x5, delraybeachplayhouse.com

1 - Arts Garage presents Steve Leeds “Rags to Riches” 8pm. $30-45. A tribute to Tony Bennett with the Gary Lawrence Quartet. Big Band - American Songbook. Singer STEVE LEEDS sings the standards: A regular at New York venues including the Rainbow Room, the Waldorf and the Plaza, Steve sings the hits and has performed with the greats. Tony Bennett, paying Steve the ultimate compliment after catching the show late one night at the Rainbow, said to him...”...we need singers that can really sing the great standards.”?  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

2 - Delray Beach Surf Festival -  8am -5pm. All Surfers welcome. This local surfing contest takes place on the south end of Delray Beach. Register: 561-243-7352, facebook.com/delraybeachsurffestival

2, 9, 16, 23, 30  - Delray Beach GreenMarket –9am-2pm. The GreenMarket is an open air marketplace located at Old School Square Park. delraycra.org/greenmarket

2 - Saltwater Brewery Pig Roast with The Billfish Foundation -4-8pm. We are teaming up again this year with "The Billfish Foundation", Fly Navarro and Troys BBQ for a pig roast and BBQ event Fundraiser for The Billfish Foundation. saltwaterbrewery.com

2-Carols by Candlelight- 7-8:30pm. $15. The Pavilion at Old School Square invites you to get into the holiday spirit with a concert experience that will become a community tradition, supporting local children’s programs. Headlined by Little River Band, Stephen Bishop And Kim Carnes With Songwriter/Guitarist Partner, Greg Barnhill. The evening culminates with the lighting of 1,000 candles throughout the audience. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

2 - Arts Garage presents Shareef Clayton-  8pm. $30-45. Jazz infused with Funk and SoulJazz trumpeter gives his first performance at Arts Garage Saturday, December 2, 2017.  The cultural influence of growing up in Miami can be heard in Shareef’s music and composition. He has performed with artists such as Stevie Wonder, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, The Roots, Macy Gray, Michael McDonald, Ruben Blades, and many more.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

2, 9, 16, 23, 30 - Delray Beach GreenMarket –9am-2pm. The GreenMarket is an open air marketplace located at Old School Square Pavilion. delraycra.org/greenmarket

3 - Empty Bowls at Old School Square Fieldhouse – 11am – 2pm - Empty Bowls Delray Beach, presented by Old School Square and Old School Bakery, will benefit the Palm Beach County Food Bank.  This unique event invites the public to “eat simply, so others can simply eat.”  Potters create bowls, bakers provide rustic breads, and chefs donate hearty soups. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

3 - Arts Garage presents The Wolfepak Band-  7pm. $20-30. The WolfePak Band returns to Arts Garage on Sunday, Dec 3. An All Star Tribute Show, this action-packed performance is filled with powerhouse vocals, tasty harmonies,and world-class instrumentals. Ranging from Rock, Blues, Jazz, and Funk, this is an incredible live show you do not want to miss!  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

3- Mini Golf Charity Event benefitting The Chabad Student Center - Tee -Time 2pm. $12 for 18 holes, Children 12 & under $10/person for 18 holes. Admission to be paid day of event, prices include food, putter and balls.  Putt'n Around Mini-Golf. 561-450-6162,  puttnaround.net

6 - Old School Square Crest Theatre presents Will & Anthony Broadway Holiday- 8pm. $30-40.  The Crest Theatre at Old School Square welcomes Carnegie Hall Headliners and acclaimed singer-songwriters, Will & Anthony Nunziata, as they bring their soaring tenor voices and exquisite harmonies to ”BROADWAY HOLIDAY” this holiday season!  561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

7 - Arts Garage presents FeedBack-  8pm. $10-12. Calling all poets, writers, and lyricists! Join us for a night of linguistic word play: Feedback is Arts Garage’s new poetry night, your opportunity to step up to the mic and share your gift for words in front of a welcoming audience. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

7 - 'Twas the Night Before Christmas Storytelling at Cason Cottage-  5:30pm-7:30pm.  For the young and young at heart, we invite you to gather around our Christmas tree for old fashioned carols, a bit of history and the reading of the classic holiday tale by the DBHS elves. Surprise visit from Santa Claus. Refreshments and gifts for the children. Delray Beach HIstorical Society. 561.274-9578, delraybeachhistory.org

8 - Old School Square Free Friday Night Concerts: Simply Tina- 7:30pm. Tina Turner Tribute. Weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage. Food trucks and cash bar are available. Old School Square Pavilion.  561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

8– Holiday Boat Parade – Hosted by the Boynton Beach CRA and the City of Delray Beach. This flotilla of brightly-decorated boats will 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

8 - Arts Garage presents Introspect Art Exhibit Opening Reception  -  5-7pm. Free. Enjoy wine, cheese, and our newest exhibit “Introspective” featuring artists James Goffman & Josh List!  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

8 - Arts Garage presents Carole J. Bufford Roar! -  8pm. $30-45. The Music of the 1920s and Beyond. Roar! The Music of the 1920s and Beyond!  Sensational New York cabaret star Carole J Bufford travels back to a time where flappers, vamps, and sheiks were shimmying in gin joints as a whirl of great social and political change happened all around them. Featuring classics from the Jazz Age songbook made famous by the likes of Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong, Helen Morgan, Ruth Etting, Al Jolson, and more. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

8 & 15- Murder on the Beach Bookstore Booksignings - Murder on the Beach Bookstore. 561-279-7790, murderonthebeach.com

9- Ride and Remember Trolley -10am-12pm- $25. Spady Museum. When you board the “Ride & Remember” Trolley Tour, the history of Delray Beach comes alive! spadymuseum.com

9 - Delray Beach Holiday Parade - 6:00pm –  “Holiday Season in Candyland”. Beginning east of the Intracoastal and continuing west to the Fire Dept! Through a special connection to the North Pole, The Delray Beach Fire Department will have Santa riding along on their Fire Truck. 561-243-7000x 5101, beardsleyd@mydelraybeach.com

9 - Arts Garage presents Spencer and Sequoia: Love At First Sound-  8pm. $20-30. Acoustic Pop.  Spencer and Sequoia are a husband and wife duo touring the east coast, wowing audiences with their unique blend of Pop, Folk, Jazz and R&B. Fresh off two successful single releases, a nomination at the 2016 Independent Music Awards, and features across the web and in print (including Borns Music, Pause and Play, and even Relix Magazine).  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

10 - VeloSport GranFondo Bike Ride - Watch as the bike riders race through Delray Beach along A1A on their way from Ft. Lauderdale to Lantana! velosportevents.com/vsgf

11 - Old School Square Presents Beyond Art Basel - 7pm. $5. The Cornell Art Museum will host an Art Basel celebration on the Monday night after the fairs close so that artists participating can come after the festivities in Miami are over, and the public can mingle with artists and gallerists who are in town for Basel season. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

12 - Arts Garage presents JM & The Sweets - 7pm. $10-12. Soul, R&B and Rock.  Josh Miles is a Dallas Texas born, Palm Beach Florida based singer & songwriter whose brand of Soul music encompasses a wide range of influences.561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

12- Menorah Lighting-  6pm. Lighting of the Menorah at Old School Square Park.  561-243-7000, 100ftChristmasTree.com

12 - Arts Garage presents Shine - 8pm. $10-12. Are you an inspiring artist, writer, or musician who is itching for a spot in the limelight? Well now is your chance to SHINE! Arts Garage presents SHINE, a monthly open mic showcase for local talent, hosted by our new emcee Chunky. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

13 - Chanukah Celebration at Delray Marketplace - 5:30pm. Menorah lighting ceremony, food, live entertainment, Latkes and Donuts, Dreidels and Gelt giveaway. Delray Marketplace, 561-865-4613, DelrayMarket.com

13- Women's National Book Association Meet & Greet - 630 pm.  Free. Holiday party and meet and greet at Murder on the Beach Bookstore. Food. Beverages. Prizes. 561-279-7790, murderonthebeach.com

13 - Delray Beach Historical Society Opening Exhibts - 6pm-8:30pm. The DBHS History Exhibits Grand Opening! Two fascinating history exhibits will be on display, One, "The Last Frontier: Delray Beach from 1491-1918 will explore how South Florida and Delray came to be and all of the influences and people that made Delary what it is today. Part two, "Sunny Greetings from Delray Beach" will explore the resort years, the land boom and the draw of artists and writers to Delray. Dress is "1930's & 40's holiday resort!"  Live band, festive holiday hors d'oeuvres, open bar. Call for ticket information. 561.274-9578, delraybeachhistory.org

14- Carols & Cocktails at Sandoway Discovery Center - 6-9pm. Come mix & mingle with friends at the Sandoway Discovery Center while spreading holiday cheer! Enjoy cocktails and lite bites at the Sandoway House covered in lights with live musical entertainment. Call for details! 561-274-7263, sandowayhouse.org

15- Old School Square Free Friday Night Concerts: TK Blue & the Uncool - 7:30pm. Jazz/  R&B. Weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage. Food trucks and cash bar are available. Old School Square Pavilion.  561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

15 - Arts Garage presents the Jean Caze Quintet 8pm. $30-45. Jazz. Award Winning Jazz Trumpeter, Jean Caze has received abundant praise from critics, peers and jazz enthusiasts alike who have taken to Jean’s lyrical tone and tasteful ideas.561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

16- Delray Beach Jingle Bell Jog - 7:30am. $35. The event is open to both runners and walkers; adults and children.  No matter how fast or slow you finish, you are guaranteed a Santa Suit and a medal when you cross the Finish Line! Anchor Park.  jinglebelljog.net

16- Saltwater Brewery 4th  Anniversary Party - 12pm-10pm. Help Saltwater Brewery celebrate 4 years in Delray Beach with special releases and food trucks!  saltwaterbrewery.com

16- Holiday Happenings at Delray Marketplace - 4pm. Santa Claus photo opportunity, Candy Canes, crafts, trackless train rides, carolers, bounce houses, face painting, Christmas music favorites along with special offers from select tenants. Delray Marketplace, 561-865-4613, DelrayMarket.com

16– Screen on the Green – 6:30pm.  Woo Creative presents an outdoor double feature movie at Old School Square Park!  Bring a toy donation! 100ftChristmasTree.com

16 - Arts Garage presents the Alex Weitz Quartet8pm. $30-45. Modern Jazz. Saxophonist and composer Alex Weitz began his career in Arizona as a member of the award-winning Tucson Jazz Institute Ellington Band, versing himself in the music of its namesake and the classic repertoire of Count Basie, and studied at the prestigious University of Miami Frost School of Music.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

17 - A Many but One Christmas - 2pm & 6pm. $15-35. Many but One presents a Christmas dance program featuring excerpts from The Nutcracker and a special dramatic ballet performance featuring the Many but One Ministry Company. At the Crest Theatre. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

17 - Arts Garage presents the Mike Levine Jazz  Sextet7pm. $30-45. Smooth Jazz. Jazz pianist Mike Levine has developed a reputation as a solid player, producer and composer on the Miami scene.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

17 & 19- Murder on the Beach Book Clubs – Murder on the Beach Bookstore. 561-279-7790, murderonthebeach.com

18-19 - Santa's Calling - Santa and his helpers (Mrs. Claus and Elves) will be calling directly from the North Pole to surprise your children. Pre-registration required with questionnaire. 561-243-7000x5101, beardsleyd@mydelraybeach.com

21- Arts Garage presents ONYX Art Stroll - 7pm.  Free Entry. Arts Garage invites local artists and artisans to showcase and sell their art during a night of amazing music from local emerging musicians. This event is free to the public but artists can purchase a table for only $15.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

21- Arts Garage presents Jeano Music & Aftermidnite7pm. $10-12. Part of our ONYX local band showcase. Two bands for only $10! 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

22- Old School Square Free Friday Night Concerts: The Clique - 7:30pm. Pop/Rock Hits. Weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage. Food trucks and cash bar are available. Old School Square Pavilion.  561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

22 & 23 - Arts Garage presents Nicole Henry8pm. $30-45. With a voice that draws sighs and applause, phrasing that leaves you hanging on every note, and a gift for reaching the emotional core of a song, this acclaimed jazz vocalist brings new life to classic holiday repertoire.   561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

24 – The Avenue Church Candlelight Service – 7pm – Come out and worship with us for our annual outdoor downtown service.  This is always a very special service for us and we hope you will join us!! Old School Square Pavilion. theavechurch.com

26- Arts Garage presents VIBE- 8pm. $10-12. Vibe brings local musicians together in a collaborative performance environment creating a nurturing community of and for the participants. Kick back and vibe with Delray’s musicians in an ever-changing improvised jam session. No memorized notes or lyrics: just bring your instrument and let the music play. 561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

27 - 30 - Country Royalty: A Musical Tribute to Hank Williams & Patsy Cline - 7pm. $35. Experience the magic of two of the biggest legends of country music LIVE at The Delray Beach Playhouse: Hank Williams and Patsy Cline! 561-272-1281x5, delraybeachplayhouse.com

28-30 -  Avalon Gallery Artist Visit -  7-9pm.  Visit with artist Julie Shaw.  425 E Atlantic Ave, 561-272-9155, avalonatlantic.com

29 - Arts Garage presents Ella & Her Fellas8pm. $30-50.  The Dick Lowenthal Big Band and vocalist Lisanne Lyons celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Ella Fitzgerald, one of the greatest jazz vocalists of all time  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

30- Kwanzaa Celebration - 2:30-5pm. Kwanzaa honors the values of ancient African cultures and is inspiring to people who are working for progress. Be part of the reaffirmation of the individual, community, culture, family and environment during this seven-day cultural festival. This is a collaborative event with the Sankofa Study Group and Pyramid Books.  spadymuseum.com

30 - Arts Garage presents the Gianni Bianchini Trio8pm. $30-45.  International recording artist Dr. Gianni Bianchini is among the leading pianists, vocalists and organists in the jazz scene today.  561-450-6357, artsgarage.org

31 - New Year’s Eve Dinner & Dancing Cruise –8:30pm-Midnight . $200. Ring in the New Year aboard the Lady Atlantic! Enjoy cruising the intracoastal while dancing under the stars.  561-243-0686, DelrayYachtCruises.com
 
31 - New Year's Eve at the Delray Beach Marriott - 9pm. $Join us and South Florida’s hottest dance band on Delray Beach’s enchanted Gold Coast for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve of dining and dancing to the greatest dance hits of all time! 1-800-385-8205poprockconcerts.com
 
31 - Delray Beach New Year's Eve Celebration- 5-9pm. Free. DJ At The Old School Square Pavilion, Food Trucks, Celebration Crowns, Craft Activities, Resolution Wall, Gaming Tent, Vintage Game Room, Photo Booth, Face Painters,  Outdoor Games: Cornhole, Jenga, Connect Four. Ice-Skating, Carousel, ice-skating & Mini-Golf for a nominal fee. Atlantic Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic at 4pm. Fireworks launch from the top of the Old School Square Parking Garage at 9pm.  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

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

 
 
 

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