What’s HAPPENING in the Florida Keys!?
Join us this week for a variety of activities in the Keys…Art Stroll, Womenfest, fishing and Community Clean up make up this weeks happenings in the Florida Keys!
The Upper Keys:
In Key Largo and Islamorada, where KeysCaribbean Luxury Resorts and Marinas has two exclusive locations -Mariners Resort Villas & Marina and the Historic Tavernier Inn
Islamorada / October 8 – 10
Bonefishing World Championship/ Islamorada All-Tackle Bonefish
Slots remain, and organizers are excited for energized newcomers to face seasoned veterans. Dubbed the “Fall All-Tackle,” the three-day annual challenge is limited to 25 participants. One angler per boat pairs with a licensed captain to vie for division winners’ trophies.
Contact: Betsy Bullard
Key Largo / October 9
Alejandro Acosta, Ph.D., is to share information about fisheries and independent reef fish sampling in the Florida Keys. Acosta is an Associate Research Scientist with the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). Learn about FWC’s methods for assessing reef fish abundance and size structure and their approach to identify, monitor and sample reef fish spawning aggregation. Located at the James E. Lockwood REEF headquarters, MM 98.30 in the median, Key Largo. Social at 6:30 p.m., one-hour informal presentation at 7 p.m.
Key Largo / October 12
Friends of the Key Largo Cultural Center presents Mark Patterson, a professor of marine science at the College of William and Mary’s Virginia Institue of Marine Science. Dr. Patterson has used the Aquarius Reef Base to conduct his research since 1984. He will present the new business model for the Aquarius, and the future of human habitation of the sea floor. The event is free and open to the public; begins at 6:00 p.m. with a meet and greet with the speaker, followed by a lecture at 7:00 p.m.
The Middle Keys:
In the Middle Keys, KeysCaribbean Luxury Resorts and Marinas has the Village at Hawks Cay Villas on Duck Key, Indigo Reef Resort Villas & Marina and the Coral Lagoon Resort Villas & Marina vacation rentals in Marathon
More happenings to come!
The Lower Keys:
In the Lower Keys, KeysCaribbean Luxury Resorts and Marinas has the Coral Hammock Resort Villas and Kings Point Marina & Condominiums vacation rentals
Key West / January 01 to December 31
Enjoy a fabulous tour of Key West…with a twist. A gay twist that is! Get a unique tour of Key West and learn about our colorful history that includes the famous and the infamous. Departs from the City Hall Parking Lot, located on the corner of Angela and Simonton. Tickets $25. Can be purchased ONLINE or at the trolley, our G&L Visitor Center (located at 513 Truman), and many of our distinguished gay and lesbian guest houses.
Key West / March 17 – November 30
More than 40 species of fish are targeted during these months, with divisions for men, women, junior anglers (ages 10 to 14) and Pee Wees (under 10 years old). In a March kickoff event, anglers target 15 species and $5,000 in cash prizes is split between the top anglers.
Contact: Doris Harris 305-295-6601
These are some of my favorite happenings this week and next in the Florida Keys. If you’re coming down to visit and stay with us at the KeysCaribbean Luxury Resorts & Marinas in our vacation rentals, share some of your favorite experiences with us …
Visit our blog next Monday with updated happenings in the Florida Keys…