It’s HAPPENING in the Florida Keys:
Join us this week in the Keys… A lecture on Ocean Life, a fishing contest in the Middle Keys and theatre in Key West among other activities- 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
Key Largo / April 20 – July 20
Ocean Life Lecture Series 2012 Presented by Friends of the Key Largo Cultural Center, visitors are welcome to participate in the new Ocean Life Lecture Series; topics include Sea Turtles (April 20); Coral Reefs & Human Systems (May 18); World Oceans Day (June 8); Florida Everglades (July 20). Meet-and-greet- reception is at 6 p.m., lecture begins at 7 p.m. Tickets $10 per adult, students are free. Held at the theater inside the Murray E. Nelson Cultural Center, MM 102.
Contact: Linda Kaplan 305-396-7000
Key Largo / April 28
Brew on the Bay Presented by the Key Largo Rotary Club, this Craft Beer & Home Brewers tasting event is to feature more than 30 microbrews. Event is to be located at Rowell’s Marina grounds, at mile marker 106.8 bayside, from 12-5 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Rotary Scholarship Foundation. Tickets $35 in advance, $40 at the door, $60 VIP tickets include T-shirt, priority parking and noon admission.
Contact: Ted & Laura Dreaver – 305-304-0554
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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
Marathon / April 29 – May 2
Tarponian Tournament For enthusiastic tarpon anglers, silver kings mean springtime. This high-energy, three-evening tournament mandates that teams fish with a different captain each evening. Teams also rotate among the three major bridge channels in Marathon, so any potential “hot spots” are shared among all anglers.
Contact: David Breznicky at 215-542-1492
The Lower Keys:
In the Lower Keys, KeysCaribbean Luxury Resorts and Marinas has the Coral Hammock Resort Villas and Kings Point Marina & Condominiums vacation rental
Key West / April 18 – 26
Earth Day Events in the City of Key West The City of Key West is teaming up with other environmental organizations to make this an earth week to remember! Short movies, cleanups and community projects, culminating in a green cooking party, award winning movie and an expert panel, will help all Keys residents and visitors learn how to live lighter on this earth, live a healthier life, and save some money to boot! Visit website for complete listing of events.
Contact: Alyson Crean 305-809-1058
Key West / April 20 – 29
30th Annual Conch Republic Independence Celebration With activities ranging from wacky bed race to a lighthearted sea battle featuring tall ships, the Conch Republic’s 10-day birthday party showcases the independent and eccentric spirit that characterizes the Florida Keys.
Key West / April 23
17th Annual Taste of Key West Scores of area restaurants present mouthwatering samples of their cuisine to benefit AIDS Help Inc. The culinary celebration takes place at the Truman Waterfront overlooking Key West Harbor.
Key West / April 24 – May 12
Red Barn Theatre presents: Short Attention Span Theatre What do you get when you take a company of actors, directors and producers and mix in fresh, new ten-minute plays? This evening of shorts typically includes world premiers, lots of laughs and incredible local talent. Visit website for show times and tickets.
Key West / April 30
Migration Mania at Key West Botanical Gardens Migration Mania continues, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with The Great Butterfly Bonanza theme. There will be a butterfly release, butterfly walk, butterfly life cycle station, life cycle movie, educational butterfly puppet show, butterfly crafts, games, bounce house, and butterfly costume contest. Admission $5 for adults and children, members free. Crafts, Games & More All Day!
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…