Event calendar courtesy of fla-keys.com
The Tourism & Development Council of the Florida Keys
Adventurous aficionados of fine food and vintages can explore creative cuisine, premium wines and unique events in a subtropical island setting during the annual celebration. Whet your appetite for island-style excellence, showcasing local chefs' culinary flair and favorite indigenous ingredients, intriguing libations and distinctive Florida Keys atmosphere. Ticket sales available online.
1/27/2021 Keys History & Discovery Center Presents: Florida Bay & the Everglades, An Ecological Update
Join a live virtual lecture from 6-7 p.m., presented by Dr. Steven Davis of The Everglades Foundation, for an update about the Everglades and its ecology. Established as a national park in 1947, the Everglades is home to more than 70 threatened or endangered species and one out of every three Floridians relies on the Everglades for their water supply. Named the River of Grass by Marjory Stoneman Douglas the same year the park was established, the effort to conserve the Everglades has been ongoin
Postponed from Nov. 2020. Angling teams are to pit their skills against the Lower Florida Keys' wiliest in-water inhabitants. Presented by the Lower Keys Guides Association, the tournament raises money for the Florida Keys Guides Trust Foundation. The foundation provides funds to assist fishing guides who are recovering from an illness or injury. According to tournament organizers, participants are to follow Monroe County COVID-19 health safety protocols throughout, including social distancing a
This year, Sundance Film Festival is doing things differently by bringing the Fest to Key West audiences with a Sundance Satellite screen in the local community, at the Tropic Cinema, 416 Eaton St. Offered digitally via a custom-designed online platform alongside drive-ins, independent art-houses and a network of local community partnerships in select cities, the Utah festival's characteristics remain the same: celebrating independent film, visionary artists, unique perspectives, and adventurous
Part of TSKW's Old Town, New Folk music series. Called "one of the most innovative songwriters working today," (Chicago Tribune), Susan Werner crafts lyrics that are as sharp as thistles, and every bit as funny as they are on point. A giant on the acoustic scene, Werner is by turns wry and passionate on stage, and famous for her live shows. Tickets for this virtual concert are $25, $22 for TSKW members. Starts 8 p.m., and streams live on Mandolin.
Ready for a spectacular February ride in 70 degree weather? Ride the entire 113-mile length of the famed Overseas Highway from Key Largo to Key West, with more adventures built in. These islands are a special place whether it is your first time to the famous islands or you are a regular. This unique and beautiful tour includes all lodging, breakfasts, dinners, leaders, snacks, support van, park entrance fees, airport transfers, ferry transfers, tour maps and narratives. Register online, double
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. Tours are offered 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Transportation between homes is not provided. Proceeds benefit the foundation's Oldest House Museum, grant and scholarship programs. For each tour, the number of visitors allowed inside each home will be limited, masks will be required and hand sanitizers will be provided. Reservations
Part of TSKW's Old Town, New Folk music series. The music Ben writes is original, humorous and indigenous to the the Florida Keys. Performance features original music from his most recent album, 'Side Effects' and his musicals. Tickets for this virtual concert are $20, $18 for TSKW members. Starts 8 p.m., and streams live on Mandolin.
Part of TSKW's Old Town, New Folk music series. Affectionately known as "a band in a body" Zoë plays vintage jazz and world beat grooves on anything from the piano to the spoons. Tickets for this virtual concert are $20, $18 for TSKW members. Starts 8 p.m., and streams live on Mandolin.
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., enjoy food & beverages; music; arts & crafts and plant vendors. Also featured are to be a Kids Creative Corner, a speaker about a "Cuban Chug Exhibit," Docent-guided tours, a 50/50 Raffle and Silent Auction as well as a special raffle of a silver Atocha coin, limited to 50 tickets, $10 per ticket. Free entry; event is to be held outside, with social distancing and masks required. The Garden is located at 5210 College Road on Stock Island.
Fine art aficionados can discover the work of several artists in a balmy open-air setting, at Truman Waterfront Park. Presented by the Key West Art Center, a co-op organization for local artists, the juried show typically draws artists from across the United States and Canada. Offerings range from watercolor and oil paintings to sculptures, graphics, collages and photography. KWAC is blending their Key West Craft Show into the Old Island Days Art Festival to produce a high quality Art & Fine Cra
Part of TSKW's Old Town, New Folk music series. Multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Darrell Scott mines and cultivates the everyday moment, taking the rote, menial, mundane, and allowing it to be surreal, ever poignant, and candidly honest, lilting, blooming, and resonating. Scott recently toured with Robert Plant and the Zac Brown Band (2 years with each), produced albums for Malcolm Holcomb and Guy Clark and was named "songwriter of the year" for both ASCAP and NSAI. Tickets for this v