Florida Keys Calendar of Events
Event calendar courtesy of fla-keys.com
|January 08 to January 31, in Marathon|
|Marathon Community Theater presents: Harvey
Harvey tells the tale of Elwood P. Dowd, who brings a guest to a social party thrown by his sister, Veta. Much to the dismay of his sister, Elwood introduces his guest and best-friend Harvey, a six-foot tall invisible rabbit, to everyone at the party. Things do not go as planned when Veta attempts to remove Elwood and Harvey from her life via sanitarium. Hilarity ensues.
|January 13 to February 17, in Key West|
|Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Seminar Series
Register for the Florida Keys Community College's "Sanctuary Seminar," a six-week, non-credit lecture series hosted by Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Lectures are Tuesday evenings 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m., from January 13 - February 17, 2015 at Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center in Key West. The tuition fee is $19 for all six lectures. Anyone interested in the marine life and maritime heritage of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary can learn more in this series where experts share their knowledge of ecological and cultural resources of the sanctuary.
Contact: Register: 305-809-3185
|January 14 to January 27, in Key West|
|Lucky Street Gallery presents: Family Matters Art Exhibition
Jon McIntosh is a staple of the Key West art community and recently selected to join an elite group of artists who have also been named the best and the brightest by South Florida Cultural Consortium. His surrealistic and contemporary body of work alongside Hays Blinkmann is on display at Lucky Street Gallery, located at 540 Greene St.
Contact: 305 294 3973
|January 27, in Islamorada|
|Florida Keys Concert Association presents: Intersection
Soulful expression, instrumental virtuosity and playful banter are the hallmarks of an INTERSECTION event, in which the realms of concert and popular music are seamlessly dovetailed. An evening of chamber music with a twist. Doors open at 7 p.m., and concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Performance at Island Community Church, MM 83.3. Individual and season tickets available.
Contact: 305-451-0665 or 305-240-0061
|January 28 to February 01, in Key West|
|Key West Food & Wine Festival
Top chefs and restaurateurs showcase their culinary creativity and the Keys' indigenous cuisine in a tasty schedule of events for food, wine and beer lovers alike. Attendees can participate in a slew of food-related adventurous events, brewing competitions and muchmore. Visit website for all festival happenings.
Contact: 800-474-4319; 305-304-5218
|January 29 to January 31, in Key West|
|Stock Island Marina Village King Mackerel Tournament
Big king mackerel migrate to the waters around Key West each winter, and a fittingly large prize awaits the winner of this challenge. The angler who weighs in the heaviest mackerel, also known as kingfish, is to go home with $10,000.
Contact: Lee Murray 305-296-0364
|January 29 to January 31, in Key West|
Shallow water flats anglers and guides are invited to hook-up and fight their barracuda rivals. Event is to be headquartered at Hurricane Hole Marina, Stock Island. Prizes and trophies are to be awarded for top angler and guide in light tackle spin and fly divisions.
Contact: Justin or Loren Rea 305-744-0903
|January 30, in Key West|
|The Studios of Key West presents: Susan Werner in Concert
From 8-10 p.m., at The Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton Street. A giant on the acoustic scene who's still just getting started, Werner is by turns wry and passionate on stage, and famous for her live shows.
|January 31, in Islamorada|
|Saltwater Sportsman Seminar Series
Salt Water Sportsman National Seminar Series provides anglers of all experience levels valuable techniques and tips for fishing. The 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. event is to be staged at the Coral Shores High School's Performing Arts Theater, mile marker 89.9 oceanside. George Poveromo, host of "George Poveromo's World of Saltwater Fishing" on NBC Sports Network and editor-at-large for "Salt Water Sportsman" magazine is to headline the program alongside a series of veteran Florida Keys-based fishing guides.
|January 31, in Key Largo|
|Free Outdoor Pops-in-the-Park; That's Entertainment!
A free concert at Murray Nelson Government & Cultural Center Park, MM 102, Bayside. Performances are outdoors; no chairs provided, bring blankets. Starts at 4 p.m. Admission free for all concerts. Presented by Keys Community Concert Band. Conductor Bobby Keating, a Miami music educator, freelance performer and adjunct trumpet teacher at Miami Dade College is to share his vibrant personal style with the local musicians as he leads the performance that features tunes from the worlds of stage and screen -- John Williams' movie scores, Broadway melodies and toe-tappers from Irving Berlin.