Big fish, big money! Come fish for some of the largest kingfish in Florida Keys waters in this new tournament. Fishing headquartered at Stock Island Marina. First prize could earn $15,000 cash, based on a 50-boat field.
Contact: Jimmy Wickett 954-605-8284
Tour elegant and unique private homes of Key West, ranging from exquisite restorations to creative renovations, and the interior design that complements each. January tours are offered 3 to 7 pm each day. Transportation between homes is available via Conch Train for $45 each, seating is limited. Tickets without transportation are $35 in advance and $40 on tour days. Proceeds benefit the foundation’s Oldest House Museum, grant and scholarship programs.
A family-friendly event with local fresh Keys seafood, drinks, marine-related crafts, youth activities, and live music. $5 admission per person; hours open from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. on Saturday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, at Bayview Park, Truman Avenue and Jose Marti Drive.
An American operatic classic and fine orchestral musicianship are to combine for Florida Keys audiences in the South Florida Symphony’s staging of George and Ira Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess.” An anticipated highlight of the symphony’s 2019 season, the production is to feature a cast of leading African-American vocalists including Neil Nelson as Porgy and Brandie Sutton as Bess. The masterful offering is to open at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Key West’s Tennessee Williams Theatre, 5901 College Road on the campus of Florida Keys Community College.
Locals and visitors come together to Experience the culture of the Florida Keys through dance, performances, food, and drink. All are welcome to join us on this beautiful beach, under a full moon, with a friendly atmosphere that helps compliment what is truly a “celebration of us”. Everyone comes for the explosion of Sound and visual performances, but they all stay for the limbo! Donation-based entry fee is a suggested $12 pp.
Recognized by Runners World magazine as one of the 10 great half-marathons of the winter season, the race follows a 13.1-mile course that includes Old Town Key West and the scenic waterfront. The race typically attracts American and international runners to compete in Key West’s balmy January climate. Named as one of the United States’ leading winter half marathons, Best Destination Half Marathons and Bucket List Best Half Marathons, is ranked among 13 must-do U.S. half-marathons by Competitor.com.
Contact: Barbara Wright 305-240-0727
Women and girls from around the world are to meet on the playing field for hard-fought sporting action. Each year, nearly 30 teams from across the United States, Mexico, Central America, Sweden and India participate.
Fringe Theater presents this gripping drama of two writers who grapple with betrayal. Is ownership of a story in its living or in its telling? Key West Woman’s Club, 319 Duval Street. Show starts 7 p.m.
Contact: Rebecca Tomlinson 305-587-8961
The Key West Art & Historical Society and Isle Cook Key West have teamed up to present a picnic-style Bahamian heritage dinner prepared by acclaimed chefs Martha Hubbard and Dave Furman from 6 to 8 p.m. on the grounds of the Key West Lighthouse & Keeper’s Quarters. Tickets $45 for Members and $55 for Non-members. Kids under 12 admitted free.
Contact: Tickets 305-295-6616
One boozy evening, fiercely competitive actress Ella and her father David deliberate over whether to read the reviews of her Off-Broadway debut… and things unravel from there. This darkly humorous sheds new light on the eternal struggle of parents and children to find common ground. Dates: Jan 23-27, Jan 30-Feb 2 (Wed-Sun) 8p.m. show, 533 Eaton St.
Top chefs and restaurateurs display culinary creativity and the Keys’ indigenous cuisine in a flavorful schedule of events for food lovers. Highlights include the lively “Old Town Uncorked,” neighborhood wine strolls, food and wine pairings, intriguing seminars, winemaker dinner series and a grand tasting.
A Doll’s House, Part 2 is the continuation of Henrik Ibsen’s classic A Doll’s House. Far from being dry or stuffy, ADH, Pt.2 is hilariously funny, whip-smart and resonant to our gender politics. The story picks up 15 years after Nora famously slams the door on her stifling marriage at the conclusion of A Doll’s House. In Mr. Hnath’s updated version, Nora is now a successful business woman, who finds her husband, daughter and wise-cracking maid to be as changed as she has become. Fireworks explode as the play explores the rules of society and gender. See website for show dates. Show times 8 p.m.
Contact: Box-Office (305-294-5015)
The trademark sound of Russell Hitchcock’s soaring tenor voice and Graham Russell’s simple yet majestic songs have created a unique sound that helped Air Supply become a staple of early-’80s radio, producing seven straight Top Five singles. The albums “Lost in Love”, “The One That You Love”, “Now & Forever”, and “The Greatest Hits” sold in excess of 20 million copies during this era. In 2013, the duo was inducted into the Australian Recording Industry Association’s Hall of Fame. Air Supply celebrated their 40th anniversary in 2015 and continue to delight audiences all over the world. Doors open 6:30 p.m., show starts 8 p.m. Sunset Green Event Lawn is a multi-purpose event space located at 24 North Hotel .
During the stroll, small groups of visitors will be escorted to gravesites where interpreters will tell the stories of the deceased in brief monologues. The groups are scheduled for departures at 9:30, 9:50, and 10:10. Among the gravesites to be visited are those of Frank Booth. Charles DuPont, William Kerr, Thomas Romer, the Los Martires de Cuba, the Figueredo plot; the Benjamin Albury family restoration, and the USS Maine plot. The tour will take approximately 90 minutes. Participants should wear comfortable shoes and plan to walk over a mile on uneven ground. Bottled water will be provided. A cash donation of $20 pp to the Historic Florida Keys Foundation is recommended with all proceeds devoted to cemetery restoration. Participants should enter the cemetery by either the Windsor Street or Frances Street gate and go to the registration table on 2nd Ave. Reservations are necessary.
Contact: Reservations 305-304-1453
Regarded as one of Canada’s most promising and exciting young artists, Timothy Chooi recently was the Bronze Medal Winner of the 2015 Michael Hill International Violin Competition, performed with Pinchas Zukerman and the National Arts Centre Orchestra, recorded his debut album, and was featured at the Ravinia Festival in Chicago. Show starts at 4 p.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.
Mile 0 Fest Key West is a new music festival considered a “must see” in the burgeoning Red Dirt & Americana music scene. Take in big shows at Truman Waterfront Park Amphitheatre, a state-of-the-art facility located blocks off the hopping streets of Duval, or get into a stripped down acoustic set with your favorite band leader at one of the theaters or bars off Duval. Many activities and memorable experiences await.
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