Florida Keys Calendar of Events
Event calendar courtesy of fla-keys.com
|February 03 to March 07, in Key West|
|Red Barn Theatre presents: Clark Gable Slept Here
This new hot smash hit satire of Hollywood takes place in a swank hotel suite in LA on the night of the Golden Globe Awards.
|February 06 to May 01, in Key West|
|Then And Now: A Retrospective Show
Enjoy viewing an exhibit showcasing the work of past and present Florida Keys recipients of the South Florida Cultural Consortium fellowship grants. The free exhibit runs through May 1 at the historic Gato Building,1100 Simonton St., Mon - Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Opening reception is Feb. 6 from 5-7 p.m., and closing reception is set for May 1. Presented by the Florida Keys Council of the Arts.
Contact: 305 295 4369
|February 10 to February 28, in Key West|
|Waterfront Playhouse presents: Next Fall
One of the most celebrated plays in recent Broadway history, NEXT FALL is a compelling (and very funny) look at faith and family. When Adam (an atheist) falls for Luke (a devout Christian), their beliefs are tested as they struggle to make their differences work. Winner of the Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Play and Tony Nominee for Best Play. "A smart, sensitive, immensely appealing comedy that touches the heart." (The New York Times)
Contact: Box Office 305-294-5015
|February 20 to March 08, in Key West|
|Fringe Theater Key West presents: Private Lives
What happens when a divorced couple - both remarried - realize they still have feelings for each other? A play about the joyously irresponsible defense of the bohemian lifestyle. Performances at 8 p.m., the Eaton Street Theater (Formerly Club Chameleon), 310 Eaton Street.
|February 24 to April 06, in Marathon|
|Crane Point Hammock Hosts Plein Air Artists on Tuesdays
Every Tuesday through April 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., artists from the Florida Keys Watercolor Society are to be available to speak with visitors about their art and inspiration, as they create outdoor "plein air" original paintings in the courtyard, set among the natural attractions' 63 acres of hardwood hammocks and nature trails.
|February 27 to March 12, in Key West|
|Key West Art Center presents: Maggie Ruley
The Key West Art Center, located at 310 Front Street, features an artist show and opening reception for talented local artist Maggie Ruley. An opening reception is planned Friday, February 27 from 5 - 7 p.m., meet the artist at 4:30 p.m. The show runs through March 12. Maggie Ruley paints with an exuberant style, filled with all the colors and light of our surrounding environment. Her paintings invoke a sense of delight in the viewer, and include a sense of humor and whimsy.
|February 27 to March 01, in Marathon|
|National Pig Days
National Pig Days is a three-day BBQ, pig roast, music fest, silent auction and social extravaganza for locals and visitors alike. The main attraction are the wildly exciting royal racing pigs cheered on by howling spectators. Children's games, beverage tents and evening shows round out what has become a major annual event and fundraiser for a local charity.
Contact: Karen 305-923-1204
|February 27 to February 28, in Islamorada|
|Backcountry Fly Championship Series
Tournament anglers are to compete to catch the most inches of snook and redfish on fly in a competition where one inch equals one point. Awards are to be given for grand champion, runner-up to grand champion, and largest snook, and redfish. The field is limited to 30 boats.
Contact: Paul Tejera 305-393-2156
|February 28, in Islamorada|
|Free Outdoor Pops-in-the-Park; Pet Parade Concert
A free concert at the ICE Amphitheater at Islamorada's Founders Park, Bayside, MM 87, Plantation Key. Performances are outdoors; no chairs provided, bring blankets. Starts at 4 p.m. Admission free for all concerts. Presented by Keys Community Concert Band
|February 28, in Key West|
|World Sword Swallower's Day at Ripley's Believe It or Not!
Sword swallowers will risk their lives when they "drop swords" at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditoriums around the world on February 28. Watch as solid steel will go down the hatch - hopefully without a scratch -- as individuals demonstrate sword swallowing skills at a free performance at Ripley's Key West Odditorium, located at 108 Duval Street. The show will start at 2 p.m. with an official worldwide "swallow" at 2:28 p.m. to coincide with the 2/28/15 date. Sword swallowing shows outside the museum are FREE. Regular admission is required for people wanting to tour the Odditorium.
|February 28, in Marathon|
|Free Street Fair at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center
Street Fair opens at 9 a.m. and runs through 5 p.m. Hot dogs and burgers available. Enter through the museum gift shop. Vendors will be set up in the courtyard inside Crane Point. Vendors include various unique types of jewelry, plants, handmade purses, shell arts, children's books, puppets, puzzles, children's crafts, pet products, beaded items, hand-painted silk scarves, and various information booths for local services. Regular admission applies to access the two miles of nature trails that wind through Crane Point's lush, 63-acre hardwood hammock, home to the oldest historic house in Monroe County outside Key West, the Adderley House, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
|February 28, in Key Largo|
|A Taste Around the World with Robert Magill
Zoo Miami's Goodwill Ambassador brings his world famous "Sex & the Animals" program to the Florida Keys. From 6:30 - 9:30 p.m., at Murray Nelson Govt Center, MM 102, the evening is also to be a culinary experience. Limited tickets available. Cost $75 pp.
Contact: RSVP 305-852-7887
|February 28 to March 01, in Islamorada|
|Islamorada Winter Classic
A new, family-formatted boat tournament that is to feature nine offshore target species. Trophies are to be offered top boats in weight and release categories, as well as private vessel and charter divisions. A junior release division is also planned for anglers up to age 12, and teen division for anglers between 13-19 years of age.
Contact: Dianne Harbaugh 305-522-4868