Top 10 Don’t Miss Events

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  1. Blue eyes fans can catch “My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra” from Sept. 28-Oct. 14 at the Kravis Center’s Rinker Playhouse. The musical revue features 56 songs recorded by “Ol’ Blue Eyes,” including All of Me, All the Way, Chicago, Fly Me to the Moon, High Hopes, It Was a Very Good Year, Love and Marriage, That’s Life, the title song and more. Directed by Dom Ruggiero with music direction by Caryl Fantel, the show will feature Clay Cartland, Laura Pylor, Hannah Richter, and Mark Sanders.
  2.  Want to learn “S’more Science”? Head to Gumbo Limbo on Sept. 30 from 5 to 6 p.m. for a campfire program in the garden amphitheater with a yummy treat. This month, the topic is “Crafty Creations.” The event costs $3 for members and $5 for non-members. The event is open to all ages and children under 18 must sign up and participate with an adult. You can make a reservation by calling 561-544-8615.
  3.  Participate in the International Coastal Clean-up at home. Head out to Spanish River Park on Sept. 15 from 8 to 11 a.m. to help remove marine debris from the beach and Intracoastal mangrove environments. This worldwide cleanup effort not only takes trash out of the environment, it also provides valuable data to Ocean Conservancy to help them understand how to attack world trash issues. Using an app on the cellphone, volunteers report the trash picked up at the event. Pre-registration is required. Groups must call 561-544-8606 to register; all others go to www.gumbolimbo.org. All children under 18 must participate with an adult.
  4.  Country music fans can get a taste of Nashville over Labor Day weekend at the Boca Raton Resort & Club and Boca Beach Club. The resort has partnered with BMI to give guests exclusive, intimate access to Grammy winning singers and songwriters behind “The New Sounds of Nashville” today’s hit songs and the stories behind them. There will be ‘Smokes, Brews, and BBQ’ and ‘End of Summer Lobsterbash’ events, exclusive trunk shows and children’s activities.  You must be a member of the resort or guest of the hotel to attend. Packages can be found online http://www.bocaresort.com/experience/#holidays.
  5.  Check out the Palm Beach Photographic Centre’s 22nd Annual Members’ Show through Oct. 27. The juried exhibition showcases the work of 70 members at the Photo Centre, 415 Clematis St., and online. Media industry leader and photojournalist Scott Mc Kiernan is the juror of the show. Also on display at the Photo Centre will be The FOTOcamp Exhibition, showcasing works by the talented young people, ages 10 to 17, who participated in this summer’s FOTOcamp for Kids. Pictured is Louis Foubare’s “Reading in the Rain.”
  6.  Gold Coast Tiger Bay Club, a non-partisan organization, will feature Ed Bender as the speaker on Sept. 12. The group meets at City Fish Market for the lunch and learn series at 11:30 a.m. Bender is currently serving as a Convention of States Regional Captain for the West Palm Beach area.
  7.  The new season of Florida University Galleries opens on Sept. 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ritter Art Gallery. The first display is “New Art: South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship Program.” It will remain on view in the Ritter Art Gallery and the Schmidt Center Gallery through Oct. 27. The program offers grants to visual and media artists from the counties of Broward, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe and Palm Beach. In addition to receiving the grant, the artists take part in an exhibition. The themes that emerge during this exhibition range from social issues to politics to identity.
  8.  Flavor Palm Beach returns to Palm Beach County this month. From Sept. 1-30, experience three-course lunch menus for $20 or dinner options from $30-$45 per person. Participating restaurants span from Boca Raton to Jupiter and more than 50 restaurants are offering specials. Visit https://www.flavorpb.com for more information on menus and reservations.
  9.  Brew 2 at the Zoo will take place from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on Sept. 22 at Palm Beach Zoo. Celebrate South Florida’s amazing beer with samples from at least 25 local brewers.  The breweries are spread through out the zoo with two to three different brews each. Brewery reps are on hand to answer your questions about their products while you enjoy the wildlife. Tickets must be purchased in advance https://www.palmbeachzoo.org/brew-2-at-the-zoo-2018.
  10.  Comedian Brian Regan will be at the Alexandar W. Dreyfoos Jr. Concert Hall on Sept. 20. Regan rifts on board games, underwear and other relatable family topics. The show begins at 8 p.m. and tickets start at $20.