Top 10 Don’t Miss Events in Palm Beach County

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  1. Delray Beach will host its National Night Out from 6 to 10 p.m. on Aug. 2 at the Tennis Center. The national event is aimed at taking a stand against crime. There will be free food, a bounce house, rock wall, slide, K-9 demonstrations and other family friendly activities. For more information, visit mydelraybeach.com/police or call 561-243-7888.
  2. Dine Out Downtown Delray Beach Restaurant Week will take place from Aug. 1 through Aug. 7. Restaurants will offer price fixe menus and specials throughout the week. For more information on participating restaurants and promotions, visit downtowndelraybeach.com/restaurantweek.
  3. Eagles tribute band The Long Run will hit Mizner Park Amphitheater at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 12. The beer garden opens at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and blankets and chairs are permitted. Chairs will also be available to rent for $5. Food and beverages available for purchase.
  4. The Kretzer Piano Music Foundation presents to the Fifth Annual Physicians Talent Showcase ‘We Are Family’ at The Harriet Himmel Theater at 7:30 p.m. on August 16. Tickets are $75 each (tax deductible) and may be purchased by calling Complete Ticket Solutions at 866-449-2489. Profits raised will enable KPMF to expand its music education programs for many more deserving children.
  5. The Fifth Annual Buddy Walk…Uncorked will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 3 at The Wine Cellar, 1500 Gateway Blvd. The event costs $20 in advance and $25 at the door. The event is hosted by the Gold Coast Down Syndrome Organization. Money raised will support the Gold Coast Resource Center, which houses programs that help Palm Beach County children and adults with Down syndrome and their families. For more information, contact 561-752-3383.
  6. The ninth annual Boca’s Ballroom Battle will take place from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Boca Raton Resort and Club, 501 E. Camino Real. The event is modeled after the popular “Dancing with the Star” television show and is a fundraiser for the George Snow Scholarship Foundation.
  7. The Delray Public Library is presenting “Nina, Stand & Stanley Photographic Exhibition” featuring three top photographers through Sept. 16. The exhibit is located on the second floor gallery, 100 W. Atlantic Ave.
  8. Sandoway House is hosting Decoding Beach Curiosities at 9 a.m. on Aug. 13. The beach adventure will decode the mystery of the various critters washing up on shore. Clams, snails, corals, plants and other things daily find their way on our beach. We will examine these critters, their similarities and differences.  Tips will be given for better identification of treasures.  The hour long, program is $8 per-person. All ages are welcome and it includes admission to the nature center. Register at 561-274-7263.
  9. The Boca Raton Art Museum will be open for free for the entire month of August. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays and noon to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. The museum is closed Mondays. Visit bocamuseum.org for more information. PNC Bank is the sponsor of the free admission.
  10. The Symphony of the Americas is holding a concert on Aug. 7 at Florida Atlantic University Theater. Tickets start at $20 per person. The orchestra is celebrating its 25th anniversary and the concert “Best of the Best” features musicians and soloists who have appeared in shows throughout the years. For more information, call 954-335-7002.