Top 10 Don’t Miss Events

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  1. Mounts Botanical Garden is bringing “TWISTED: Patrick Dougherty Entwined” this month. North Carolina-based artist Patrick Dougherty is known for his Stickwork projects that combine both his carpentry skills and love of nature. Over the last 30 years, he has built over 250 of these works, and become internationally acclaimed. This exhibit will be a community build where he will be supported by 130 volunteers who will help build the exhibition, which will open Jan. 27.
  2.  Kick off 2019 with Something BIG YOGA on Jan. 1 at Mizner Park. The free outdoor community yoga gathering is celebrating its 5 year anniversary. More than 3,000 yogis are expected to take a class led by Leslie Glickman who will be accompanied by international recording artist DJ Drez. Check in begins at 10 a.m. with yoga at 11 a.m.
  3.  MusicWorks will bring three Classic Albums Live performances to Old School Square this month. Catch Fleetwood Mac: Rumors on Jan. 12 at 8 p.m. at the Pavilion, Early Elton on Jan. 16 at 8 p.m. in the Crest Theatre and John Ford Coley on Jan. 30 at 8 p.m. at the Crest Theatre. For tickets, visit oldschoolsquare.org
  4.  Delray Beach Fashion Week returns to downtown Delray from Jan. 23-27. For a list of all shows and happenings, visit https://www.downtowndelraybeach.com/events/delray-beach-fashion-week-2019
  5.  The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, South Florida Chapter, will host its 36th Annual MS Gala Luncheon on Jan. 25 at Boca West Country Club. There will be a cocktail reception, fashion show by Neiman Marcus, silent auction and raffle prizes. For information or tickets, contact Monica Whiting, Monica.Whiting@nmss.org or 954-676-3925.
  6.  The 19th Annual AVDA Race for Hope will return on Jan. 12 at 7:30 a.m. at John Prince Park. Run in your best purple outfit and you could win a prize. Race a 5 or 10k to help stop domestic abuse. Register to participate at avdaonline.org/event-info. Registration is free for active duty police and firefighters in Palm Beach County.
  7.  The Festival of the Arts BOCA and the Great Music at St. Gregory’s Concert Series will present Paul Winter and the Paul Winter Consort on Jan. 20 at 3:30 p.m. at St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church, 100 Northeast Mizner Boulevard. Tickets are $50 for general admission and $75 for VIP tickets to include a pre-show reception at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at https://festivalboca.org/events-calendar/paul-winter-consort/.
  8.  Local nature photograph Lance Warley is hosting a photography workshop as a fundraiser for the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge on Jan. 12 from 9:15 a.m. to noon at the refuge, 10126 Lee Road in Boynton Beach. The topic will focus on “Dynamic Composition: Tools to Create Evocative Images” and is geared toward all levels. It costs $20 to participate. Checks can be made payable to The Friends of Loxahatchee Refuge. Contact Lance soon to reserve your spot, lwarley213@gmail.com or 561-945-2074.
  9.  The 29th annual Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival will present dozens of memorable movies at various movie theaters throughout Palm Beach County, beginning Jan. 20. The festival is presented by the Mandel Jewish Community Center of the Palm Beaches. Founded in 1990 the festival continues to grow and evolve as it continues to expand the selection of narrative features, short films and documentaries to reflect the tastes and needs of its audience. For more information, please visit www.PBJFF.org.
  10.  Palm Beach Photographic Centre’s FOTOfusion will take place on Jan. 22-26 at 415 Clematis St. The popular cultural festival “where creativity and technology fuse,” attracts photographers to West Palm Beach for five days of classes and events. The festival’s 2019 FOTOmentor Award will be presented to Vincent Versace, a founding Nikon Ambassador.