What’s Up This Week in the Florida Keys

 The Florida Keys


Mar. 10, 2018 – Mar. 17, 2018
   Third Annual Outdoor Fest
     Website
     Nature, wildlife and adventure enthusiasts can discover the unique plant, bird and animal species and habitats that make up the Florida Keys ecosystem. The action-packed festival offers an up-close exploration of four Florida Keys national wildlife refuges, spotlighting species including the miniature Key deer found only in the Lower Keys. Most of the family-friendly outdoor adventures and experiences are offered free of charge.

 

Upper Keys

Mar. 21, 2018 – Dec. 17, 2018
History of Diving Museum presents: Immerse Yourself Free Speaker Series
305-664-9737 Website
The History of Diving Museum presents the annual presentation series that spotlights a new topic the third Wednesday of each month, at 7 p.m. Exhibits and museum store stay open late (normal museum admission applies).

Mar. 18, 2018
Third Annual Islamorada Seafood Festival & Art Show
Website
A festival benefiting Moose charities, featuring delicious, inventive seafood samplings from local chefs, with libations, local craft beers available. Showcasing works by Keys artisans, live music and family fun – a festive day for adults and children alike, as well as being pet-friendly. Free admission. Seafood Samplings are cash only. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Islamorada Moose Lodge, at 81573 Old Highway.

Mar. 8, 2018 – Mar. 25, 2018  Art Guild of the Purple Isles presents: 52nd Annual Members’ Judged Show
   Website 
   View and cast your vote! Each Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at The Florida Keys History & Discovery Center at The Islander Resort, MM 82, Islamorada, original works of art are to be displayed by local artists. Art Guild of the Purple Isles is the center for visual art activities in the Upper Keys endeavoring to make art a prominent part of the community.

 

Mar. 3, 2018 – Mar. 31, 2018
   Matecumbe Historical Trust presents “29 Points of Interest” Historic Trolley Tour
  Barbara Edgar  305-393-0940 Website
   Enjoy an enlightening trolley ride through time. Guided trolley tours depart at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and noon. from the Islamorada Moose Lodge at 81573 Old Highway in Islamorada.The one-hour, colorful and much acclaimed historical tours feature 29 points of interest on the islands of Islamorada. Tickets may be purchased on site or call in advance. Adults are $15, children six and under are free. Tour dates are March 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31.

The Middle Keys

All quiet this week in the Middle Keys….

 

The Lower Keys

Mar. 23, 2018 
11th Annual Florida Keys SPCA Spring Social
Tiffany Burton (305) 294-4857 Email Website
Enjoy a paw-tastic experience to help raise funds to benefit a Keys-based animal shelter; event is open to the public, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Key West Golf Course. Highlights include a VIP champagne reception prior to the main event, a first class dining experience with tables of food from restaurants all over Key West and parking provided at Florida Keys Community College with HTA Trolley service to and from the event. Also features a silent auction, live auction, raffles, complimentary beer & wine, music and more. VIP and General Admission tickets online at keystix.com.

Mar. 23, 2018
Key West Theater presents: Three Dog Night
Website
These legendary music icons are celebrating nearly 5 decades, and claim some of the most astonishing statistics in popular music. In the years 1969 through 1974, no other group achieved more top 10 hits, moved more records or sold more concert tickets. songs like “Mama Told Me (Not To Come)“, “Joy to the World”, “Black and White”, “Shambala” and “One” serve to heighten our emotions and crystallize THREE DOG NIGHT’s continuing popularity. Doors open 7 p.m., show starts 8 p.m.

Mar. 20, 2018 – Apr. 7, 2018
Red Barn Theater presents: Native Gardens
305-296-9911 Website
Discover a hilarious new comedy of good intentions and bad manners. Gardens and cultures clash, turning friendly neighbors into feuding enemies in the play blossoming in major theaters around the country. Pablo, a high-powered lawyer, and doctoral candidate Tania, his very pregnant wife, are realizing the American dream when they purchase a house next door to community stalwarts Virginia and Frank. But a disagreement over a longstanding fence soon spirals into an all-out war of taste, class, privilege, and entitlement. The hilarious results guarantee no one comes out smelling like a rose. Featuring Bob Bowersox, Rebecca Gleason, Luis Febo, and Morgan Fraga. Show times anda tickets online. Red Barn Theater is located at 319 Duval St.

Mar. 19, 2018
Remembering Lenny Bernstein: Larger than Life, the Documentary
Leonard Bernstein had a talent for wowing young fans with his flamboyant style and flair for pedagogy. His creative gifts knew few bounds, as he moved easily between podium, piano and television screen. Indeed, no other musician had ever captivated such a broad spectrum of the American public as Bernstein did.The movie, which is being sponsored by Kenny Weschler, is free and open to the public. Starts at 7:30 PM at the synagogue, 750 United St.

Mar. 18, 2018
Free Concert on the Beach: Pato Banton
305-295-6550   Website
Southernmost Beach Cafe presents Pato Banton, a free concert on the beach that starts at 7:30 p.m. Drink and food specials too! Located at 1405 Duval St., open to the public.

Mar. 17, 2018
Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant Hosts St. Baldrick’s Block Party
(504) 304-7372
Join the signature head-shaving event to raise funds for lifesaving childhood cancer research. Baldrick’s Foundation is the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants. With a goal of raising $5,000, Lucy’s, located at 320 Grinnell Street, will host its second St. Baldrick’s Block Party on St. Patrick’s Day. The event will be complete with face painting, food and drink specials, live entertainment, and a signature head-shaving event. From noon to 11 p.m.

Mar. 16, 2018 – Mar. 17, 2018
58th Annual Key West House & Garden Tours
305-294-9501  Website
Tour a series of elegant and unique private homes of Key West, ranging from exquisite restorations to creative renovations, and interior design that complements each. February and March tours are offered 10 am to 4 pm each day. Transportation between homes is not provided. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 on tour days. Proceeds benefit the foundation’s Oldest House Museum, grant and scholarship programs.

Jan. 1, 2018 – Aug. 31, 2018
Key West Fishing Tournament
Doris Harris 305-923-5934  Website
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). The Key West Fishing Tournament strongly encourages the release of game fish. All participating anglers receive certificates noting their catches and qualify for a variety of prizes.

Mar. 15, 2018 – Mar. 16, 2018
   Fringe Theater presents: Vincent Zito’s Bernstein on Broadway
     305-731-0581       Website
     Conductor Vincent Zito leads a stellar cast in celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the birth of the beloved American composer, Leonard Bernstein. Performances by Bobby Nesbitt, Susie Speidel, Susan Powell, Richard White, Jono Mainelli and Vincent Zito. Two nights only! Shows 7 p.m., at The Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton Street

Mar. 1, 2018 – Mar. 28, 2018    
Christopher Peterson’s EYECONS
    Tickets 305-296-6706    Website     
A master of impersonations, both visually and vocally, with impeccable comic timing. The show is all LIVE, no lip-sync. Thrill to his parodies of Marilyn Monroe, Carol Channing, Madonna, Joan Rivers, Reba McEntire, Bette Midler, Tina Turner, Julie Andrews, Barbra Streisand, Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland, Eartha Kitt, Cher, Bette Davis, Lucille Ball, even Lady GaGa. Show dates are online. Show times 9 p.m., at La te da 1125 Duval St.

Feb. 28, 2018 – Apr. 9, 2018  Tennessee Williams Birthday Celebration
  Shawn Cowles 305.295.6616 ext 1   Website    
A kickoff party is to be staged at the home of the Tennessee Williams Key West Exhibit founders Dennis Beaver and Bert Whitt Feb. 28, and the festival, a 6-week commemoration of the literary icon who lived on the island for thirty-four years, is to continue into April and boasts a full roster of writing and painting contests, film and poetry forums, curator tours of the Tennessee Williams Museum at 513 Truman Avenue, a March 26th birthday party for the playwright, and 2 one-act theatre productions of the Pulitzer-Prize-winner’s work. Presented by the newly-merged Tennessee Williams Key West Exhibit and the Key West Art & Historical Society.

Mar. 2, 2018 – Mar. 30, 2018
   Randy Roberts Live!
   Website
    Female impersonator extraordinaire Randy Roberts brings a one man, all live tribute to some famous and infamous women of stage and screen. A Key West tradition for 18 years. Join Randy for an evening with “Bette Midler”, “Cher”, and Randy’s signature lounge act. Hilarious comedy, gorgeous costumes, and voice that never fails to thrill! Open your eyes and mind and let yourself go with Randy Roberts LIVE! Show dates online.
Stay With Us in the Florida Keys

Stay With Us in the Florida Keys

 

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